Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Review: Big Stone Gap By: Adriana Trigiani

Big Stone Gap (Big Stone Gap, Book 1)Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Welcome to Big Stone Gap, Virginia, a little coal mining town, where Ave Maria Mulligan is the local pharmacist, unmarried, turning 35 (which is virtually unheard of in these parts), and a letter from her deceased mother releases a storm of secrets that turn her life inside out.
Before you know it, Ave is speaking her mind, taking action, and getting some male attention. As one secret after another are uncovered, so is a conspiracy that her Aunt is trying to take her business and home. With an exciting visit involving Elizabeth Taylor, one man as a great friend she thinks she wants, another man that she can’t think around, Ave decides to pack up and run to Italy – that is if she can get her feet or heart to go.
Good small town feel, with excellent secondary characters. I think I felt more for some secondary more than Ave, who wanted to be three dimensional but came across two or at times one. Good storyline, I read this mainly for the anticipation of the upcoming movie and hope the movie is much better and wish I didn’t buy the whole series to read (although I will).

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