Official Review: The Reel Sisters by Michelle Cummings

Please use this sub-forum to discuss any fiction books or series that do not fit into one of the other categories. If the fiction book fits into one the other categories, please use that category instead.
Forum rules
While in the forum's younger and less active days this used to be the one and only forum for "reviews and discussions about specific books", this is now just the subforum "other fiction" in a more well-organized "reviews and discussions about specific books" section with subforums for each genre. Check it out! :) Remember, the forums in the reviews section (including this forum) are for posting about a single book or series in topic, and the topic title should include the book's title. If you are creating a new topic, please try to post it in one of the other genres rather than posting it here in the "other fiction" section. This is only for books that do not fit in any of the other genre categories we have listed.
User avatar
Mujeebur rahman
Posts: 2
Joined: 12 Feb 2018, 14:47
Bookshelf Size: 0

Re: Official Review: The Reel Sisters by Michelle Cummings

Post by Mujeebur rahman » 12 Feb 2018, 15:13

This book is very interesting.

User avatar
Posts: 2
Joined: 29 Jan 2018, 20:59
Currently Reading: Who Told You That You Were Naked?
Bookshelf Size: 0

Post by 74Angie_92 » 13 Feb 2018, 13:43

I really enjoyed your review. It gave me great insight into whether it would be a book I would want to read. I love stories of friendship through obstacles and believe I will find myself engrossed in this book.

User avatar
voma clinton ndangoh
Posts: 1
Joined: 12 Feb 2018, 07:17
Bookshelf Size: 0

Post by voma clinton ndangoh » 13 Feb 2018, 15:11

The subject of the novel is regional connected with some specified activities. It is the story of women who born over fly fishing. First time ever I read a book on flying fishing. I now fine a good concept on the fly fishing. Very interesting. Thanks.

User avatar
Posts: 1
Joined: 13 Feb 2018, 15:47
Bookshelf Size: 0

Post by Johnson504 » 14 Feb 2018, 05:32

I really like this book it's well comprehended and quit interesting.thanks for the review

User avatar
Posts: 150
Joined: 12 Feb 2018, 13:48
2018 Reading Goal: 24
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 54
Currently Reading: Effective Leaders and Leadership
Bookshelf Size: 39
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Breaking Sandcastles by Kirk Burris
Reading Device: B00I15SB16

Post by Clinical1 » 17 Feb 2018, 19:43

I finished the book with only 2 crying jags. Can't wait to write my full review.

User avatar
Posts: 1
Joined: 13 Feb 2018, 09:52
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 4

Post by SANCHEZ73 » 18 Feb 2018, 01:23

I think real fact contemporary women have gone great length to demonstrate their capabilities like doing a mans chore and that they will still be happy in absence of a man I guess soon man will be brought to extinc.

Posts: 49
Joined: 06 Feb 2018, 10:14
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 18
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Who Told You That You Were Naked? by William Combs
Reading Device: B00JG8GOWU

Post by eddyokoth » 18 Feb 2018, 04:21

It's seems inspiring book especially that widow looking forward reading

User avatar
Posts: 233
Joined: 07 Jan 2018, 18:17
2018 Reading Goal: 60
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 28
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 193
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Heartaches 3 by H.M. Irwing

Post by Jeyasivananth » 19 Feb 2018, 08:48

Yes The Reel Sisters has so much to discuss that even my review seemed too long to me. The book is rich in symbolism and imagery. The foremost being fly-fishing which forms the leit motif of the book.Thematically the book validates how living close to nature can help us reinvent, rediscover and rejuvenate ourselves. The symbol of the inuksuk, a figure of stone in human form with outstretched arms which was meant to help travelers navigate through land and water is an allusion to the same.Feminism is another important theme of the book. The book is explicitly gynocentric celebrating the female bonds and women as a natural nurturer. The male characters are all relegated to the periphery merely functioning as appendages to the central characters.

Posts: 39
Joined: 06 Feb 2018, 16:00
2018 Reading Goal: 48
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 22
2017 Reading Goal: 0
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 16

Post by Ezekielafog12 » 19 Feb 2018, 15:50

I don't think it is
for me, but I am glad you enjoyed
it despite those issues. Great

User avatar
Irene C
Posts: 308
Joined: 15 Jan 2018, 16:18
2018 Reading Goal: 13
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 246
Currently Reading: The Orphan Master
Bookshelf Size: 145
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Apollo's Raven by Linnea Tanner
Reading Device: B00JG8GOWU

Post by Irene C » 20 Feb 2018, 22:36

There are also long explanations of what fly fishing is all about, including the necessary equipment and apparel.
Echoes of Moby Dick's passages on whaling ... hmm. Thanks for this review. I'm not outdoorsy or inclined towards physical hobbies, but it is nice to hear of a book bringing a tale of women's friendship into an area that has been thought of as male.
History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. Lord Acton

User avatar
Posts: 66
Joined: 29 Aug 2016, 19:43
2018 Reading Goal: 25
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 32
Currently Reading: Raven's Peak
Bookshelf Size: 103
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

Post by Mekkinism » 21 Feb 2018, 03:21

Although I'm sometimes put off by long technical descriptions, I feel like this might be the kind of situation in which they can be put to good use. Tom Clancy is also fairly technical in his writing, but he pulls it off because it's a specific subject, in his case, espionage and the military, and because he writes with authority. It sounds like the author really has a passion for fly fishing. Can't wait to read the book and maybe learn something new!

User avatar
toni bas
Posts: 10
Joined: 08 Feb 2018, 08:31
Currently Reading: Ironbark Hill
Bookshelf Size: 12

Post by toni bas » 21 Feb 2018, 11:30

i have'nt read it,but from the preview up there i find it to be a boring story or just a story for girls

Posts: 120
Joined: 22 Jun 2017, 06:48
2018 Reading Goal: 10
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 10
2017 Reading Goal: 15
2017 Reading Goal Completion: 26
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 14
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Twisted Threads by Kaylin McFarren

Post by Abayomi2060 » 22 Feb 2018, 02:17

I must say, this is first book I've heard of with such a theme. The books surely sounds nice but I have a thing for fast-paced novels. Great review though!

User avatar
Posts: 11
Joined: 10 Feb 2018, 09:28
Currently Reading: A Long Way from Home
Bookshelf Size: 10
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Randy your service by Shay Carter

Post by Olycharles » 23 Feb 2018, 09:14

I have never fly fished before, but it seem like an interesting thing to do. Four friend together for a common interest and saving a woman from drowning who later joined the group is interesting. True friendship is everything. Nice review!

User avatar
Posts: 8
Joined: 14 Feb 2018, 11:03
2018 Reading Goal: 10
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 110
2017 Reading Goal: 0
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 12
Reviewer Page:
Latest Review: Heartaches by H.M. Irwing

Post by Swarty03 » 23 Feb 2018, 11:03

Thanks for the great review. I read yours after I published mine and I couldn't agree more with your points about the details in beginning bogging things down. However, I did find some of that information to be helpful later on in the book.

Post Reply

Return to “Other Fiction Forum”