Saturday, September 5, 2009

Show Me 5 Saturday

This meme will give each blogger an opportunity to give a brief description of a book they have read or reviewed during the week.

It will work like this:
Each Saturday You will post the answer to these questions. The number indicates the number of answers you will provide.

1 Book you read and/or reviewed this week (you name 1 book)
2 Words that describe the book (2 descriptive words)
3 Settings where it took place or characters you met (name 3 places or characters in the novel)

4 Things you liked and/or disliked about it (4 likes or dislikes)
5 Stars or less for your rating?

After each of you complete the meme on your blog add a comment here and I will put a link on my post.

1 Book: A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand

2 Words: Adulterous Do-gooder

3 Settings/Characters: Nantucket, Claire Crispin - the mom and wife who can't say no and finds herself in a compromising situation, Lock Dixon - the
lonely billionaire who's heading the Nantucket committee and in love with Claire

4 Likes/Dislikes: 1. liked the depth of the characters in the novel I knew more than their surface level issues I knew what made them tick 2. I liked the realistic nature of how things were happening 3. I enjoyed that it was more than a story about an affair - it had other stories woven in and Claire and Lock were good people with unmet needs in their life 4. I couldn't put the book down becuase I needed to know what was goin
g to happen
5 Stars or Less: I would give this 4.5 stars

Don't forget to leave a comment with your link!

Other participants
Laurel-Rain Snow
Bloody Bad


  1. I loved "A Summer Affair," for all the reasons you mentioned. It is so much more than just a love story. I like the way the author probed beneath the surface and explored the back stories.

  2. My Show Me five is by Elin Hilderbrand as well

    The Castaways