Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Title Talk Thursday hosted by Tea Time with Marce

Title Talk on Thursday


Title Talk on Thursday is a NEW weekly bookish meme, hosted by Tea Time with Marce.  A time to share opinions on how the title represented the story, while networking and adding to your Wishlist. All Genre's of Books are Welcomed.

Comment and leave the following:
*Title
*Author
*Genre
*Summary of the book
*Include a Teaser sentence the Title was used in if it is NOT a SPOILER
*Opinion on Title, is it a clever title, a grab your attention title, is it original, does it match the genre,etc
*Link to Your Review

Here's Mine:
*Title: The Wedding Gift

*Author: Kathleen McKenna
*Genre: Mystery
*Summary of the book: Kathleen McKenna's explosive third novel 'The Wedding Gift' excels in so many categories it defies them all. It is a spine-electrifying supernatural tale where a huge Southern States mansion contains one of the most terrifying, violent and indeed psychopathic ghosts to haunt any town. It is also a murder mystery - why did Robina Willets apparently kill all five of her young children, and her husband, before stabbing herself to death? And, if you are in the camp of believing that 'justice .... just is not', then this will have you frothing at the mouth with righteous social fury. Add to that the vision of two exceptionally beautiful girls lying on a landing stage in the middle of a secluded lake, sleeping naked in the sun .... .... and then see if you can find any consecutive ten minutes in this book when you don't at least snicker at the heroine Leeann's sly, caustic, sometimes-knowing sometimes 'too stupid to live' commentary.
*Include a Teaser sentence the Title was used in if it is NOT a SPOILER "He said 'Son, if you are man enough to want to face down people's stories and take your wife and live in our family home, the you are man enough to own it free and clear...it's your wedding gift from me."
*Opinion on Title, is it a clever title, a grab your attention title, is it original, does it match the genre,etc: The title leaves just the right amount of mystery as to the substance of the book but still grabs you. I think the title perfectly matches the
*Link to Your Review http://busymomswholovetoread.blogspot.com/2010/08/review-guest-article-wedding-gift-by.html


What Title stood out to you this week?




1 comment:

  1. Thank you for participating in my meme with excitement. I hadn't heard of this one, I read your review, i'm interested.

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