Starry Night

Starry Night

A Christmas Novel

Book - 2013
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"Carrie Slayton is a successful gossip columnist, but her dream is to become a serious journalist. Finnegan Dalton is a notorious recluse whose book about living in the Alaskan wilds skyrocketed to the top of the New York Times bestseller list. Recognizing a golden opportunity, Carrie uses a little guile in tracking down Finn's whereabouts in the snowy Alaskan wilderness outside of Fairbanks, only to discover that he truly is as mysterious and withdrawn as his reputation suggests. As she grows closer to finding out who Finn really is, Carrie will have to decide whether to respect his wishes by abandoning the story that would make her career, and Finn will have to decide whether he can open his heart again"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780345528896
Branch Call Number: FIC Macomber D
Characteristics: 243 pages ; 20 cm + 1 card

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megank5588
Jul 29, 2019

I absolutely loved this book! A charming romantic story that I couldn’t put down. Definitely worth a try and it’s a short read.

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kmobuckeye
Feb 04, 2019

I love a good romance, but I rolled my eyes so much that I think I pulled an eye muscle.

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amariscelest
Jan 04, 2018

Read this book when it was -15 out and around Christmas. Perfect cheesy romance novel to keep you warm and cozy through the long winter.

ArapahoeKati Dec 11, 2017

Even though it's a bit predictable, I loved Finn's character and that it was partially set in Alaska. Not too Christmasy, just enough to make me feel some love and holiday cheer.

This was a charming romance with a Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday setting. Finn and Carrie are both well developed characters, and you cheer for the their relationship. Starry Night is a fun light book for the holidays and fans of Hallmark Christmas movies.

LibrarySquare Feb 04, 2016

When Carrie threatens to resign her job at the newspaper, her boss makes a deal with her. If Carrie can find Finn, the popular but elusive writer of outdoor adventure books, her boss will allow her to move from society page editor to become a serious reporter. And Finn never dreamed his first novel would captivate readers. He wants to remain secluded in the wild, away from reporters looking for an interview. Highly motivated, Carrie heads to the back country of Alaska in search of Finn. Carrie must decide if happiness is in the job she’s dreamed of, or something else entirely. I especially liked the descriptions of the Alaskan wild, the vast endless snow, and the starry, midnight blue sky.

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VV17
Oct 21, 2015

Debbie did a great job in her character and plot development. The Alaskan, Chicago, and Washington St. settings add a touch of travel and variety to the story. There was one scene that contained two words I thought could have been avoided and replaced with more comical substitutions. However, like her other stories, Debbie does a great job in encouraging and uplifting her audience. (Personally, I would rate her angelic intervention stories a little higher because of the comical twists and the more inspirational tone involved in those particular books.) "Starry Night" would probably not be considered a very fast paced novel, but it is very enjoyable. Overall, this is a great Christmas read!

kimrae Dec 18, 2014

A good, heart warming story that I found myself smiling while I read. Ended too fast for my liking, however now I can move onto another one of Debbie Macomber's books.

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foxylady31
Apr 02, 2014

Wonderful romantic story. loved it. Love stories make me cry so dont read them a lot but glad I picked this one up.

dotmom Jan 06, 2014

Unable to cancel hold. I wanted ebook not regular book.

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