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10 thoughts on “Cub Creek

  1. says:

    A wonderful and enjoyable novelGrace Greene uses a slightly different writing style with this novel that works extremely well The reader begins the novel and has hit the end without realizing it Such wonderful and realistic characters bring this novel to life The sheriff, who has some helpful and not so helpful qualities, as far as Libbie is concerned The lawn and garden owner, Jim, who always is there when Libbie needs help with her garden projects, but also with life The cousin who has an opinion and thought about almost anything, good or bad, and many others She inherits a dog, and an elderly neighbor And finds ways to ad...


  2. says:

    I loved this book Libbie, the main character, at first makes you wonder if she is totally compus mentis Then, as the book progresses, you find yourself totally at ease with the wiring in her brain that differs from most people Libbie sees herself as odd, and not especially likeable, but given her childhood, you like her all the for her quirks Libbie is a reclusive, independently wealthy women who can live and go anywhere, but she chooses, on a whim, a fairly isolated estate in Virginia It has the added benefit of being hours closer to her only close friend, her cousin Liz The women s fathers were twins who both named their daughters, born weeks apart, after their wealthy mother to remain in her good graces Where Liz was brought up in an intact family, Libbie s parents died when she was five and she was sent to live with the grandmother Despite her own efforts to remain solitary, Libbie s life changes and soon she has a few friends, she becomes closer with Liz s children, and there is even romance, though she tries to resist that entanglement.As with Greene s The Memory of Butterflies, there are secrets that are kept until they hav...


  3. says:

    I wanted to be at Cub Creek, to help Libbie with the old house and be her friend Grace writes such descriptive stories Libbie Havens had a difficult childhood and is trying to overcome the past, and move on with her life When she happens upon the house, on Cub Creek, it s probably the best thing that ever happened to her She buys the house, goes about renovating it and starts meeting people and making friends Then, something happens that threatens to bring everyth...


  4. says:

    EnjoyedGood read Interesting characters Mystery and a little love story To me the characters make a book And this book has quite a few Lobbied is a strange young woman with a strange past She is a lon...


  5. says:

    Better story than i expectedI really liked the way the author handled the mental illlnesses that were present in the story The treatment the main character received from her family was not the best but it happens There is a sequel to this book but this book stands alone.


  6. says:

    I really enjoyed this book I loved the characters and the storyline flowed well This was a story of forgiveness and healing It was a story of accepting ourselves for who we are and not trying to be what others want us to be I will be reading many books by this author Wonderful


  7. says:

    This is the second book I ve read by this author and both books were very good I will be putting her other books on my list to read.


  8. says:

    A good readA good readlearning to forgive oneself is hard to do but the main character finally did through the help of a new friend and an incidental couple.


  9. says:

    While not great literature, I just enjoyed it.


  10. says:

    I enjoyed the story and the characters well enough to want to read the sequel Libbie isn t what I call an especially likable character, but she portrays a person with emotional issues very well I certainly felt sympathy for her and applauded her efforts to have better control of her life I thought she d be a lot healthier without her cousin and aunt around to make her feel worthless I didn t like those two at all Nobody can mess you up like your family, and that s very true for Libbie The kids were great, though, and Joyce is wonderful.This book misses five stars for a couple of reasons It wasn t edited well Too many sentences have punctuation issues mostly missing and or misplaced commas There are some poorly worded sentences that are confusing And the narration switches from third person to first person and back to third again in several chapters The other reason is the ending L...


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Cub Creek In The Heart Of Virginia, Where The Forests Shelter Secrets And The Creeks Run Strong And Deep Libbie Havens Doesn T Need Anyone She S Fine On Her Own When She Chances Upon The Secluded House On Cub Creek She Purchases It She Ll Show Her Cousin Liz, And Other Doubters, That She Can Rise Above Her Past And Live Happily And Successfully On Her Own Terms Libbie Has Emotional Problems Born Of A Troubled Childhood Raised By A Grandmother She Could Never Please, Libbie Is Comfortable Not Being Comfortable With People She Knows She S Different From Most She Has Special Gifts, Or Curses, But Are They Real Or Are They Products Of Her History And Dysfunction At Cub Creek Libbie Makes Friends And Even Attracts The Romantic Interest Of Two Local Men, Dan Wheeler And Jim Mitchell Relationships With Her Cousin And Other Family Members Improve Dramatically And Libbie Experiences True Happiness Until A Tragedy Occurs Having Lost The Good Things Gained At Cub Creek, Libbie Must Find A Way Out Her Troubles, To Finally Rise Above Them And Seize Control Of Her Life And Future, Or Risk Losing Everything, Including Herself.