Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweeds

A Novel

Book - 2012
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Three friends from a small Texas town that thrives on Friday night football games try to move on after a fateful event colors each of their futures.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2012
Edition: 1st large print ed
ISBN: 9781455513482
1455513482
Branch Call Number: Lg Print Fiction Mea
Characteristics: 693 p. (large print) ; 24 cm

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LizzieCent
Aug 10, 2017

Listened to it on preloaded audiobook (Playaway) - not worth the time it took.
Probably won't be reading any more by Lila Meacham.

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Audrey1976
Feb 27, 2017

Let me begin by saying that I absolutely loved Roses by Leila Meacham. I also enjoyed Titans, so figured I would start Tumbleweeds. Oh my goodness. What a disappointment! This novel was in a similar vein to Roses and even Titans in the fact that there is family drama set in Texas. There is a love triangle and many misunderstandings, but at least in the other novels, the misunderstandings were believable! This entire story was so far fetched and the most disappointing aspect of all had to do with the fact that as soon as these main characters were faced with moral dilemmas, they immediately chose the wrong path and from there on out, covered everything up with lies. I am also supposed to believe that some sort of immaculate conception took place, to explain one of the misunderstandings? I'm disappointed in the lazy writing. What good is a plot twist if it's so unbelievable? Meacham has done so much better.

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pktab
Jul 29, 2016

I enjoyed this book. Turns out I have read it before, but I read it again and enjoyed it the second time as well. One of the reviews said it reminded them of "Thornbirds" and it truly did. Not as good as "Roses" but good nevertheless.

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babajeantx
Apr 18, 2014

Great book, great stories.

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usartifacts
Sep 13, 2012

Better than Meacham's first novel, "Roses." There were some unexpected twists towards the end.

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