0The book was good but I didn t how granddaughter
was so disrespectful and no one saiddid anything about it Also Red so disrespectful no one saiddid about it Also Red be a complete airhead at yimes ehich was a bit too much for me 15 1 star DNFI don t know if this is a good story or not I gave it one star because I had such an aversion to Red right off the bat that I couldn t carry on As a mother I ust couldn t find it in me to relate to her dysfunctional mothering and couldn t bring myself to give her a chance This author really knows her craftGreat telling rather than showing Showing us people s actions rather than telling us about them really draws you in and makes you identify with the characters You won t find all of those pages of angsty internal emotions and negative thoughts here thank heavens Doesn t front load the backstory Like a writing teacher of mine once said keep the back story a secret until the readers are begging to know it She does thatGreat emotion lots of characters who ve lived through tough things are now living through tough things or who will be living through tough things People from the past effecting the present and working through of negative relationships Kids one working so hard to be grown up and responsible the other badly distressed pull on our heart strings Good detail Again it pulls us into the story learning the details about the history and geography of the town for example But not excessive detailA different her. Unruly Red knows she's no one's idea of a sweet old granny But with one long distance phone call the fortysomething bar owner with the tattoos and tight eans is suddenly responsible for two young grandchildren she hardly knowsRed's rowdy frien. ,
Arated by war by illness and by complex interpersonal issues It aims to teach the overall lesson to dream like you will live for teach the overall lesson to dream like you will live for and
to live like you will die todayRed has had a rough life She started out makinglive like you will die todayRed has had a rough life She started out making money in gentlemans bars while homeless with a baby Over time she managed to start her own honky tonk bar and build it up into a thriving business Her daughter has also managed to find her way iin life despite her unfortunate beginning Bridge has 2 beautiful children and a ob with the Army While Bridge is stationed abroad her childcare plans fall through forcing her to have the kids put with the only other person she knows her mother Red Bridge knows firsthand that Red was never an exceptional mother but she knows that Red knows how to survive when the chips are stacked against herWhat follows is an excellent story about opening up to other people as well as to new situations and finding out that sometimes what you never thought you wanted is what you needed the mostA must read Putting this one on pause for a bit Been trying to finish this for almost two weeks now and can t seem to get
Into It 45 Starsit 45 stars almost did a DNF but decided to hang in there It wasn t bad but it wasn t really all that good I did not click with any of the characters Red the h got on my nerves way too much Cam the H was a nice guy but too submissive for me The storyline was mediocre at most This was my 1st novel by this author. NdkidsBut Red is about to learn that age doesn't necessarily come with wisdom That a nine year old girl can be as exacting as the strictest parent That the school of hard knocks never had bake sales And that her boy toy is of an adult than she. .
Oine than most Uneducated working class a little low class in her style My only serious complaint we don t really see the H and h interact in ways that show us why the H was drawn to the h besides her looks the fact that she isn t a talker he wasn t either she was strong and passionate Instead we see only the friction between the couple resulting from all the problems they re dealing with so mostly she acts like a bitch toward him even trying to hurt him at times to get him to back off This changes toward *the very end but we should have seen some of the good relationship *very end but we should have seen some of the good relationship before that A very enjoyable story I appreciated the fact that Red was an older woman but that she could still learn from her younger boyfriend Cam This one headed a bit toward women s fiction rather than straight romance In fact Borders sells it as General Fiction I liked it in general The older womanyounger man thing was pretty well done This is the second book I have read from this author and I Ioved it A great read on family love and relationships ust delightful It does touch on a difficult issue which was heartrending but the
whole half full glass analogy shined through from our beautiful hero I look foward to reading from Pamela Morsi Ihalf full glass analogy shined through from our beautiful hero I look foward to reading from Pamela Morsi I reading this book thinking that it would be a fluff romance
novel It starts out appearing to be that way but under the surface a lot of complex themesIt starts out appearing to be that way but under the surface a lot of complex themes at play The book deals with families sep. Ds late night lifestyle and tiny apartment above her San Antonio saloon definitely aren't kidproof And Red's pretty sure the hot young fiddle player she's been dallying with will run for the hills when he learns she has a daughter let alone gra.