Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane #1)
Amazon.com: Why did you choose Seattle as the backdrop for Firefly Lane? Is there something unique about growing up in the Northwest that helped you to define the kind of women Kate and Tully become?
Kristin Hannah: Quite simply, I chose Seattle as the backdrop for Firefly Lane because it's so much a part of who I am. I've lived in the...more
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I wanted to read this one for a while, but only actually read it in anticipation of the next part, "Fly Away" being released soon. Also, I follow Kristin on Facebook, and this seems to be the book that all of her fans adore the most. I can see why.
I love books that tell a story through multiple decades. If the author does it right you can almost feel transported to a...more
Tully Hart is a product of the hippie era or as they say, "Sex, drugs and Rock & Roll". Being torn between living with her grandparents and the occasi...more
The characters are 2-dimensional at best: Kate is spineless and weak, Tully is narcissistic and bitchy.
They consider themselv...more
Kristin Hannah references all the styles, songs and major even...more
Kate and Tully become BFF in the summer of 1974 when they are both awkward teens. Tully is a wild, free spirit, whose mother is a drug addict and frequently absent from her life. Kate is a well-rounded, good-girl with two stable parents and a network of love and support. Tully wants so badly to have what Katie has and Katie is eager to be free of her overbearing mother.
Their tight fr...more
Another fabulous book. What scares me is I have found one of the best ever authors and never want to run out of her books to read ! Loved the relationships in this book and the childhood antics which also brought a reminders back to me (sorry mom !)
In the span of over three decades, there is a lifetime of dreams, laughter, joy and trials shared by Tully Hart and Kate Mularkey. They are TullyandKate, best friends forever and that promise hold true. A magical day in 1974 brings them together and carry them through from adolescence into adulthood. Along the way they discover themselve...more
TullyandKate were examples of a generation that...more
That being said, I think I am becoming a book snob. I feel as though I may have really liked this book 5 or 10 years ago, but reading it now for my book club, it felt extremely predictable and stereotypical. Although I enjoyed reading it and of...more
This book should be sold as young adult fiction. The writing is horrible, and not one of t...more