Barcelona Calling

Barcelona Calling From Bestselling Author Jane Kirkpatrick Comes This Relational Story About A Close Knit Group Of Five Women And Their Pursuit Of Life Goals You Ll Be Encouraged And Entertained In The Tradition Of Neta Jackson S Yada Yada Prayer Group Series, Kirkpatrick Invites You Into The Lives Of Five Women Friends Who Promise To Help Each Other Achieve Their Life Goals Annie Shaw S Goal Is Far From Simple Become Famous But She S In Trouble After Quitting Her Day Job To Write Full Time Her Second Novel Tanked, And Her New Editor Wants Her To Re Write The Ending Of Her Latest Work To Ensure This One Is Successful In Order To Pursue Fame And An Elusive Bestseller, Annie Travels To Chicago, Acquires A Rambunctious Dog, And Participates In Antics Better Suited To A Television Reality Show Than Real Life Can Annie S Best Friends Help Her Achieve Her Goals Without Destroying Her Future Award Winning Author Jane Kirkpatrick, Known For Her Superb Historical Novels, Writes This Bold, Fresh, Contemporary Story She Always Threatened She D One Day Put Down On Paper To Make People Laugh And Consider The True Treasures Of Their Hearts. A contemporary tale of women friends and family supporting each other in real life struggles of careers, relationships, diet, and romance And our protagonist on her writing journey to a bestseller.Filled with humour and humourous incidents Ms Kirkpatrick s wit lightened the seriousness of the lessons Annie learned along the way Goals of fame and notoriety may not be what she really wanted af
Jane Kirkpatrick is one of my favorite authors, but I could barely finish this book She tried to do it in the style of Yada books drawing on a group of friends, but I could never figure out the friends, none of them were unique and the setting as far as I could tell had very little to do with Barcelona, she should stick to his
Although I have often found Jane Kirkpatrick s writing style difficult to read, I have always enjoyed the historical events narrated and the development of the characters in her books In this particular
I generally like Jane Kirkpatrick, especially her historical novels But this one I could not even get into I tried and tried to finish it but I couldn t do it The characters were lacking I have long been a Jane Kirkpatrick fan When I picked up Barcelona Calling at a writers conference I was attending and Jane was co leading, the synopsis surprised me.Jane s underlying themes are usually strength, courage and compassion with a lovely sprinkling of faith and humanity Almost everything Jane has written to date has been written from the historical perspective of the Native Americans living in the Pacific Northwest, those people exploring and settling in the same region, strong wo I have long been a Jane Kirkpatrick fan When I picked up Barcelona Calling at a writers conference I was attending and Jane was co leading, the synopsis surprised me.Jane s underlying themes are usually strength, courage and compassion with a lovely sprinkling of faith and humanity Almost everything Jane has written to date has been written from the historical perspective of the Native America
See my profile for my star rating system 2 stars I did not dislike it but it didn t impact me or stand out as special An average book Expectations are tricky things, in a job, a relationship or a book I didn t love Barcelona Calling, but I am sure that my expectations were the main culprit The marketing copy compared it to Neta Jackson s Yada Yada Pr
Review of BARCELONA CALLINGReading Jane Kirkpatrick has meant for many of her followers a certain expectation A sensitivity to historical context, matters of period speech, dress, daily life will be reliable Accuracy of fact and emotion will be grounded in a Christian base, but not overwhelmingly so.In BARCELONA CALLING, I met big surprises, starting with the fact that the settings, story and characters are contemporary.and funny Annie Shaw, is the author of cozy romances the books withou Review of BARCELONA CALLINGReading Jane Kirkpatrick has meant for many of her followers a certain expectation A sensitivity to historical context, matters of period speech, dress, daily life will be reliable Accuracy of fact and emotion will be grounded in a Christian base, but not overwhelmingly so.In BARCELONA CALLING, I met big surprises, starting with the fact that the settings, story and characters are contemporary.and funny Annie Shaw, is the author of cozy romances the books without bedroom scenes, bodice ripping or other vivid sexuality Annie s sales are not going well, nor is the new editor s take on her newest manuscript, the most autobiographical of her four books and the, apparently, least honest.Annie s band of friends who support and try to help her onto the bestseller lists include her cop sister, social worker cousin, house sitter and gift to seniors friend, and young mother friend This merry band comes up with creative ways for Annie to garn
One of the worst books I ve read Not sure how I managed to finish it, but I did, and it never got better Unrealistic characters that I didn t care about at all, incredibly uncomfortable and embarrassing episodes in every chapter she gets sued a couple of times and sets fire to two different things, all in a futile attempt to meet Oprah ugh And then the ending is so rushed that when she finally gets together with Mr Right, we have no idea what the attraction between them is I rolled my ey One of the worst books I ve read Not sure how I managed to finish it, but I did, and it never got better Unrealistic characters that I didn t care about at all, incredibly uncomfortable and embarrassing episodes in every chapter she gets sued a couple of times and sets fire to t
Jane Kirkpatrick is a good Historical Fiction writer, and I have enjoyed a book or two of hers in the past However, this foray into Contemporary Fiction is absolutely awful The characters are dreadful, the writing truly bad, and
Didn t finish, got halfway through chapter three and did not hold a spark of interest for me Very blah.

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  • Paperback
  • 314 pages
  • Barcelona Calling
  • Jane Kirkpatrick
  • English
  • 03 February 2017
  • 0310293642