Books by Judith Arnold

B
The Fixer-Upper

Judith Arnold tells stories that focus on real people living regular lives. When I pick up one of her books, I know not to expect high drama and nonstop excitement. Instead, I'll likely find believable characters, relatable situations, and a sweet love story. The Fixer Upper is quintessential Arnold ...

C+
Blooming All Over

Although Blooming All Over has its romantic moments, it's not a romance novel. Instead it's a contemporary novel about the lives and loves of a big Jewish New York family who own an upscale delicatessen/grocery story. I thought Bloom's Delicatessen and the New York ambience was the most vivid thing ...

C
Blooming All Over

Blooming All Over is the follow-up novel to Love in Bloom's, a book I'd heard positive things about, both from AAR staff and from friends. I regret to say that I did not find the Bloom family as charming or as funny as they apparently did. Blooming All Over is about the complications the various ...

B
Heart on the Line

On her 29 birthday, Loretta D'Angelo endures a torturous afternoon with her family in Long Island, listening to them tell her how she needs to find a man. Unmarried and unattached, Loretta is happy enough with her single status. Sure, she wouldn't mind meeting someone, but she's not exactly on the p ...

B+
Love in Bloom's

Finally, an enjoyable story that entertains from beginning to end! With its snappy, sassy style and unpredictable characters, Love in Bloom's is the perfect book to grab for a long day at the beach or any old day when you're feeling stressed and are longing for a quirky romantic pick-me-up. ...

B-
Looking for Laura

This book had a bit more potential than it delivered. Still, it's a solid read with likable characters and a sweet love story between two people who manage to turn loathing into love. Sally Driver is a widow. Her husband, anal attorney Paul Driver, died on an country road one day when his sports ...

A+
Barefoot in the Grass

Some time ago, I read a review of Barefoot in the Grass by Judith Arnold. The story line intrigued me enough that I went out of my way to find it through an internet used book site After I received the book, I put it in my library for later. A year later, looking for something a little bit different ...