Search Results: "Elin Hilderbrand"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MATCHMAKER by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2014

"Beach reading with an unsettling edge."
Hilderbrand's latest Nantucket heroine has a very particular kind of clairvoyance: She can always tell whether a couple is compatible or not. Read full book review >

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SUMMERLAND by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2012

"Despite some well-worn plot expedients and an unduly preachy denouement, a sensitive glimpse into the lives of damaged people groping their way toward healing."
Hilderbrand's latest Nantucket-based tale details the impact of a tragic accident on three families. Read full book review >

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WINTER STREET by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A quick read to get you in the holiday mood, but not as strong as Hilderbrand's best."
Hilderbrand leaves the beach for this Christmas novel—though it's still set on her beloved Nantucket. Read full book review >

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THE BLUE BISTRO by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2005

"Uneasy mix of escapism and medical soap opera."
Another Nantucket beach read from Hildebrand (Nantucket Nights, 2001), this one set in a fabulous ocean-side restaurant where the heroine's frothy romance competes with the specter of cystic fibrosis. Read full book review >

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WINTER STROLL by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Although some of the Quinns' problems are resolved, many are not, happily promising a third installment next year."
In a sequel to last year's holiday novel Winter Street, Hilderbrand improves on the first by delving deeper into the emotional lives of the Quinn clan.Read full book review >

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SILVER GIRL by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 2011

"Beach-ready reading."
The wife of a notorious Ponzi schemer (think Ruth Madoff, but 20 years younger) hides out from aggrieved investors on Hilderbrand's home turf, Nantucket. Read full book review >

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A SUMMER AFFAIR by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2008

"A perfect summer cocktail of sex, sun and scandal."
Nantucket artist ponders a tryst. Read full book review >

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THE CASTAWAYS  by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2009

"Great fun, and with a few poignant moments too."
Nantucket in summer, four chummy couples, romantic intrigue and a possible murder, in the latest from Hilderbrand (A Summer Affair, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE RUMOR by Elin Hilderbrand
Released: June 16, 2015

"Once again, Hilderbrand displays her gift for making us care most about her least likable characters."
Hilderbrand's latest cautionary tale exposes the toxic—and hilarious—impact of gossip on even the most sophisticated of islands. Read full book review >

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BAREFOOT by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2007

"Nothing original, but in Hilderbrand's hands it's easy to get lost in the story."
Privileged 30-somethings hide from their woes in Nantucket. Read full book review >

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NANTUCKET NIGHTS by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"One hates to see Kayla, a good Nantucketer, take it on the chin like this. But, well, for a good story? Hey."
Follow-up to Hilderbrand's debut, The Beach Club (2000), that summons up stronger plotting but is still sheer as a see-through bikini. Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL DAY by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 25, 2013

"A wedding readers won't be able to resist crashing."
Hilderbrand's surprisingly original take on the wedding disaster novel. Read full book review >