In the Unlikely Event: A Novel
by Judy Blume
Paperback- $9.49

In this brilliant new novel—her first for adults since Summer Sisters—Judy Blume takes us back to the 1950s and introduces us to the ...

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  "" by jhkelly (see profile) 08/05/16

 
  "History I didn't know about" by seaelf63 (see profile) 09/16/16

This book got me to look into the history of Elizabeth City and New Jersey Int'l Airport. The intertwining stories were interesting to read. The only let down was the ending. I thought there might be more.

 
  "Disappointing" by crnichols (see profile) 02/25/17

Very disappointing. I loved Judy Blume as a child and read everything she wrote. This is my first "adult" Judy Blume book, but it really seemed like it was more geared toward a YA audience, although with a few unnecessary sex scenes. Many of the characters were young adults. This was a very unfocused, meandering read. It was told in alternative voices, but there were way too many characters speaking. I am not normally bothered by switching voice, but this was overwhelming. If this wasn't a book written by an already established author, I doubt that it would have been published.

 
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  "Another winner by Judy Blume" by lpollinger (see profile) 04/14/19

The year is 1952. The story takes place in Elizabeth, NJ. During a short period of time there are three plane crashes of flights leaving Newark Airport, leaving death and devastation. Two of the crashes actually did occur. The story follows the main character, Miri Ammerman, who has witnessed the crashes, as she grows and tries to come to terms with the disaster and how it has affected those around her.
This was another good book by this author, however I don't feel book clubs would enjoy it.

 
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