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Boo Who (Boo #2)

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  499 ratings  ·  36 reviews
“Knock knock.”
“Who’s there?”

Nobody in Skary seems to know for sure…

It appears that everyone in Skary, Indiana, is having an identity crisis of epic proportions–including the town itself. Once known as the haunt of the world’s most popular horror writer, Wolfe “Boo” Boone, Skary started losing tourist business after Boo abruptly abandoned his career. Now the little town w
Paperback, 344 pages
Published September 21st 2004 by WaterBrook Press
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Wes Young
What follows is not a review as much as a cautionary tale: It starts with a meander through the public library where a book with a cleverish name and a rad owl drawing peaks my interest. A perusal of the back cover reveals a seemingly coherent and interesting synopsis coupled with the author's photograph, who turns out to be really attractive! I'm in. Upon further investigation it turns out that Gutteridge is a Bible-thumper. My nerves are rattled but beauty is blinding and I decide to 'give 'er ...more
Rene Gutteridge's Boo Who is the sequel to Boo, and in a similar fashion, this author provided lots of chuckles throughout the book. Following the lives of about eight different people, you will laugh through the planning of two weddings, a woman who is trying to be the next Martha Stewart, a town on the verge of bankruptcy and all the ways the residents come up with to save it, and some strange people wandering around town that are suspected to be clones?? A great holiday weekend read and very, ...more
Loved the first book. This one started out a little slow, but it really picked up by the end. I'm really interested in what's going to happen in the next one. It's a great read for those who are looking for something more spiritually based. I love reading something that is different and faith based.

If you like these with should try reading Mindy Starns Clark Trouble with Tulip
This book was refreshing and pretty funny. There are a lot of characters to keep track of but all have their own unique personality that make the town of Skary what it is. Small town feel and very clean in the language. I don't remember any at all. I picked this book up by chance in the library and Rene Gutteridge has written a few more so I think I will try another.
This second book in the Boo series is a fun and light-hearted read. Even though you don't have to read the first book, it does help with the background and quirky character development. The zany residents of Skary are a hoot.
needed another light one, nothing too exciting, lots of weird little twists and funky characters. It was nice to read something that wasn't preachy but nobody slept together the first date either.
Wolfe Boone is a famous author of horror and thriller novels. He lives in the small town of Skary, Indiana. The town has always attracted his fans to visit Skary but when Wolfe gives up writing thrillers, the town finds that it is on the verge of bankruptcy. Wolfe is planning his February wedding to Ainsley Parker. He gets a job selling cars, then as a clerk at the town bookstore. Ainsley is sidetracked from her wedding plans by Wolfe's former editor, who devices a scheme to make her the next Ma ...more
Dan Salerno
Part of the Boo series from Rene Gutteridge and she finishes on a very strong note.
If you're a fan of Rene's do yourself a favor and don't miss this one!!!
Carolyn Vandine west
Good book love Rene's take on this series, but somehow I missed the third one on my list now.
I cannot express how much fun reading this book was.

I love the characters/citizens of Skary. Both Wolfe and Ainsley are starting new jobs and also planning the perfect wedding. But they're not alone in the wedding planning, Oliver and Melb are getting married as well. Melb needs to lose weight to fit into her perfect dream wedding dress, which she bought without trying it on, and she's also afraid that Oliver will have a fit if he knows she going over budget. And there's Sheriff who is worried
Sequel to Boo, but main character not trusting God very much.
Jacqui Cartwright
Cute sequel to Boo. Quick, easy read.
Rebekah K
Not as good as the first, as far as plot and quality of writing.
Ellen Gray
This is my second time reading this book and I enjoyed it just as much the second time. This is a sequel to Boo, which introduces us to Skary and her citizens. The characters find themselves trusting the new doctor in town to help them change aspects of themselves. We find a town looking for it's identity, a depressed cat, a pastor who is trying unusual ideas to bring people to church and the woman who is being made into the next Martha Stewart. Read this book to find how things turn out for the ...more
Feb 23, 2015 Nancy added it
An otherwise cute, enjoyable, fun story ruined by two brief utterances that seem more in line with Meet the Parents than a Christian novel. Not only does one character blurt out, "What in the Hellmann's mayonnaise are you talking about?" but a Seinfeld-esque revelation reveals a name that sounds like a word widely considered to be a profanity. If you can forgive that, then, Boo Who is worth reading.
I didn't like this book as much as the first one, which I didn't like that much to begin with. I found the characters to be over the top ridiculous. I had a hard time believing that Ainsley who wanting to be married and have children would suddenly take to the possibility of fame. I also have problems with the way the pastor acts in this book...I trudge on to the third because I want to see where the story goes though.
This book is so corny I couldn't stand to finish it. I even, for some reason, tried getting through it twice.
Characters are supposed to be quirky, but in my opinion, mostly pathetic. Can't believe this book is part of a series that carry the characters throughout.
This was a book I randomly choose from the library. The author is Christian and so this was a good clean book. It was the second in a series, I believe. I should have choosen the first book.
This was so disappointing, I was looking forward to her sequel to Boo. It was such a let down. There is a third in the series called Boo Hiss but I will not be reading that. Such a let down.
Marianne Stehr
good sequel to the original there are two more int he series that I need to get to, but you need to reacquaint yourself with the characters, but after that it is a quick read that is good.
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This "inspirational" fiction turned out to be trite and poorly written. The dialog was stilted, the characters unbelieveable, and the plot contrived.

Good sequel! Just as funny as the first book, but oh poor Ms. Missy Peeple. And I love the good Dr. Hass's name.
Feb 10, 2009 Emily marked it as never-finished
I enjoyed Boo (the first in the series), but had a hard time getting into this one. Finally decided to move on to something else.
Freud's Nightmare
It started out slow, but it ends up being pretty good if you can hang in there for the first one-hundred pages or so.
It was pretty good... I really like her style of writing... Moving onto the 3rd book within the next week...
Rhonda Godbold
I loved Boo, so naturally, I loved Boo Who as well. Sort of continues on. I hated for the book to end.
wacky, screwball comedy of errors...implausible but light-hearted fun...2.5 stars
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Rene Gutteridge is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than eighteen novels, including the beloved Boo Series and Heart of the Country, her novelization release with director John Ward and Tyndale House Publishers. Her recent suspense titles include Listen, Possession and the award-winning Seven Hours project Escapement. She's been published by Bethany House, Tyndale House, WaterBroo ...more
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