An Epic Coming-Of-Age Page-Turner
|March 11, 2013||Filled under Uncategorized|
Kindle friends, take a look at this epic coming-of-age page-turner and today’s featured book, Robin’s Blue by Pam Alster. It currently has a whopping 4.6 star rating with 71 reviews. A book that Erik Himmelsbach, a contributor of the Los Angeles Times calls “…a brilliantly vivid time capsule of blank generation 80s decadence fused with a poignant and sensitive coming of age tale that’s totally timeless.”
A Brief Synopsis of Robin’s Blue:
Set against the disco 70’s through the Reagan-era 80’s, when divorce was the norm and casual sex and recreational drugs were ubiquitous. Robin Daniels, a runaway from a violent and emotionally desolate upper middle-class home, repeatedly navigates her world without guidance. After a failed marriage, she discounts love and moves through a series of jobs and men. Failed attempts to live as a kept woman compel her to become a high-class call girl. She searches through experiences and escalating drug use for the one lesson that will resolve her omnipresent question of purpose.
Before AIDS and addiction became household words, Robin’s Blue speaks to a generation that basically raised itself. Robin’s journey takes her from suburban Philadelphia to Miami to the South of France and ultimately to New York City where she is obliged to make peace with the girl inside she left dormant at sixteen.
About the Author:
Pam Alster is a former television writer and studied Master Fiction Writing at UCLA. She is a contributing blogger to 85broads.com and BlogHer.com. She lives in LA with her patient husband, old-soul daughter and two well-fed mutts. Robin’s Blue is her first novel.
What Fans Have to Say About Robin’s Blue:
“The colorful characters in Robin’s orbit help bolster the coked-up story, and the final part proves to be the best. Realistically captures the rough road to rock bottom.” ~Kirkus Book Review
“Rich, layered, complex characters, sexy sassy era and a driven plot line made this a big page turner for me. The story is so relatable, honest and REAL that I laughed and cried and took an honest look at my own life and history.” –Dru Mouser
Make sure to grab your copy of Robin’s Blue today.