|The Same Sweet Girls Guide To Life
Queen of Broken Hearts Reviews
|"This book... ultimately
asks: Is marriage worth the sacrifices and the
risks? While King doesn't provide any clear-cut
answers, she does lay bare the fears that lurk
inside the most outwardly happy wives.
A provocative treatise on the blessings and
curses of marriage and middle age."
|"…In telling Clare's story,
King skillfully weaves in just the right amount
of detail at just the right time, while throwing
in enough twists to keep the reader guessing.
… King manages to tell all of the primary
characters' stories without shortchanging any of
them or allowing them to overshadow Clare. Each
story threads in and out of the other stories
as, together, they flow seamlessly toward the
… readers who like a well-written novel with
realistic, well-developed characters and a
believable-yet-unpredictable plot should pick up
King's latest effort."
-- Florida Times-Union
|"King's writing is as lush as
the landscape she describes, and her novel is
layered with symbolic imagery that reinforces
the story she is telling. Readers will be
compelled to take up temporary residence among
the peculiar characters in Fairhope, Ala., from
the very first page and will not want to leave
until King has finished her insightful literary
journey. ...Call King the Queen of
-- The Post and Courier (SC)