05-26-2007 11:23 AM
Which character in this book did you like best? Which one would you most want for a friend, and why?
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06-01-2007 12:16 PM
She is strong. She sees her inadequacies and, for the most part, ignores them. She pulled herself up and is now a remarkable and fantastic person worth all the love she gets. I love the part where Jordan finally stands up for her and says all the wonderful things about her to his mom. She doesn't judge or belittle people. The way she befriended Collete is wonderful and they way she controlled and dealt with Jordan's grandmother's death was amazing. If she was a real person, I see her going very far in life with a wonderful man at her side and reaching every goal she sets for herself.
I loved Lydia as well and kept hoping that she would miraculously become pregnant with all her talk with Brad about babies. Oh well, I know that it wouldn't really be possible with her history, but hey, it was a wish.
06-01-2007 11:00 PM
06-04-2007 04:27 AM
06-05-2007 09:45 PM
I bet talking over a good cake and a good knitting pattern with her would make my life complete. The way she handled such a difficult situation at her wedding was inspiring and I felt that if I was in that same place I'd want her there to help me.
She goes to show EVERYONE on blossom street and on the other side of the pages that you can't judge someone who dresses different or has a tattoo. You have to judge them on who they are and keep in mind that the past is the past and that people should judge one another on the present.
"If more people knitted and crocheted, the world would see fewer wars and a whole lot less road rage."
06-06-2007 04:13 PM
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. ~ Francis Bacon
06-07-2007 05:07 PM
I think my favorite character in the whole series is Lydia. She has faced her own demons and health issues throughout the 3 books and is a true testament to "LIVE STRONG". She also was an amazing mentor in another story written by Debbie in which a young girl was suffering from her own battle with cancer.
Oh! Yes! She is definitely mine! I do love her. SHe just seems like a warm and like a shoulder you cry on kind of person that everyone wants in their life.
06-08-2007 11:31 AM
06-08-2007 12:22 PM
My favorite character is Lydia. I share a common bond with her ability to over come a life altering illness and to keep her life in a positive direction by focusing on her creative side.
I too love to quilt, knit, sip tea and visit with other women as a way of gaining strength when negative influences in my life leave me feeling drained.
I love the way she nutures and mentors other women around her that are suffering in a different way. Helping others helps her to feel better about herself and her life.
06-08-2007 04:20 PM
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06-11-2007 01:11 PM
06-11-2007 03:02 PM
determination. Though, I also like Alix. She has grown since the first book. With
friendship, love and her own motivation Alix succeeded from her dysfunctional life.
Also the best new character is Colette. Her pregancy was a bittersweet one.
She came through with great determination.
06-18-2007 06:06 PM
So, I have to say my favorite in this book is Julia. She went through a tough time, and came out stronger and more compassionate.
06-19-2007 04:40 PM
I enjoyed reading your comments about your favorite character and why. Each response resonated with me. As the author each one: Lydia, Margaret, Alix, Colette, Aunt Elizabeth, Julia and all the others are like my own children. Each one holds a place in my heart as well as in the story. Your comments have been insightful and thoughtful. Thank you one and all.