Hearts on a String by Kris Radish

Hearts on a String
Published May 2010
A group of women meet for the very first time in an airport bathroom in Florida. They seem to come together while helping one of the women retrieve her cell phone that has fallen into the toilet. Just as soon as the phone is saved an announcement shocks them all. The airport is closing due to a freak storm. No flights are going anywhere. Their choices are few, camp out in the airport with hundreds/thousands of other people for God knows how long or share a luxury hotel suite. They choose the hotel suite of course, and that is when this spur of the moment decision takes them on a very unexpected trip that could change their lives.

Dollycas’s Thoughts
This was not my favorite Kris Radish book but after a slow start I really did enjoy it. This random group of women thrown together under strange circumstances and trying to cope with their huge differences was interesting, funny, sad and at times pretty unbelievable but I just went with it. Each woman was exceptional in their own way, handling some kind of stressful circumstances in each of their own lives and by sharing their stories it helped them to develop a weird type of bond. The psychic convention and another back story were a little over the top and I am not sure if these elements were even necessary to a book that may have been stronger without them. I didn’t like this one as much as I did The Elegant Gathering of White Snows, but it’s a engaging story of unlikely friendships.

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About This Author
To keep up with Kris be sure to check out her web page. Kris was born in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She now lives in Florida but I am proud to add her to my list of Wisconsin Authors.

I found out about this book on Jennifer’s blog, Rundpinne. She is taking a medical leave of absence from her blog so please keep her in your prayers. She is personally responsible for a great deal of the books on my To-Be-Read shelf and my wish list. Get Well Soon Jennifer.
This book was from my personal collection.

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