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Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Anne Tyler is a brilliant writer. She's hard for me to read because often I feel only apathy or dislike for her characters. This book is a story about a few generations of a family. Aging, loss ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I chose this book because it has won a few awards and it was by a new-to-me author. I finished the book, but at the end found myself thinking, "that was it?!" Most, if not all, of the characters were ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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This book had no plot. I'm not sure why I even finished it. Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I got this book in audiobook format and couldn't finish it. I was waiting for the big ah hah about Denny and all of a sudden they transitioned to his grandfather and I was both confused and bored. The ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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The youngest son, Stem, adopted as a toddler, moves back into the family house to help care for Abby, who has spells of forgetfulness. This causes resentment in Denny, the family's eldest biological ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I did not like this book at all. I found it boring, nothing happened in it it just seemed to be all over the place. I couldn't take to any of the characters, I didn't like or dislike any of them ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Didn't finish, don't feel guilty! Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Boring! Cheesy, even. Skimmed through this after 5 minutes of reading. Couldn't see it getting any better at any point. Why would I read about such a detached, crazy character? Depressing. Had no idea what book was about, hard to believe it is on a best-seller list. Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Meh. Got 50 pages in and realised a) nothing of note happened yet, and b) worse still, I didn't care about what happened to any of the characters. The tone sound alike that of a narrator, along the ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I'm told this is a typical Anne Tyler book. It is my first and last Anne Tyler book, I will not read another one -- it was a sad book to me, one void of love or closure. Others in my book club liked it, so I have to think for me it is just the style of book I do not like. Read full review


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