You know summer’s on the way when the beachy jacket art starts showing up. Here are two by Nantucket writers set on the island, where you. Nantucket artist ponders a tryst. An accomplished glassblower, Claire Danner Crispin set aside her work to raise her children. Indeed, for most. Complete summary of Elin Hilderbrand’s A Summer Affair. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of A Summer Affair.

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Posted by Bookfool at 7: Her guilt over her accident and her son’s slow development means she has not been in her studio for 8 months. Siobahn, Claire’s sister in law, is another POV in the novel and another person we’re supposed to be pulling for even though she’s mad at Claire and yet she’s such a jealous bitty that I didn’t feel much sympathy for her either really, mad over PEARLS?

Quotes from A Summer Affair. Trivia About A Summer Affair. I enjoyed this read.

This one has a touch of graphic sex and some language, as well as talk of drug and hilderbrsnd use so I’m giving it a Not Family Friendly warning, although it’s no worse than a lot of young adult fiction I’ve read.

Love to read it! In a previous post, I referred to A Summer Affair as “a soap opera of adultery” and that’s still what stands out, to me. Claire doesn’t know what to expect when Lock, Daphne’s husband, approaches her in to co-chair the Nantucket Children’s Fund.


View all 3 comments. Jun 21, Jess rated it really liked it Shelves: She’s nice–almost too nice. Her co-chair is a snob, the man in aa of incoming funds is skimming, and the thought of her former boyfriend and all they went through reminds her of simpler times.

I’m glad it’s finished, and I will move swiftly on to something else: In fact he was bald, a little pudgy and hairy.

A Summer Affair

Meanwhile, Claire is practically killing herself in her zeal to create the perfect work of blown glass for the gala auction. You know summer’s on the way when the beachy jacket art starts showing up. Claire’s husband Jason is treated with no dignity, even by the author. Newer Post Older Post Home. Their behavior was despicable.

Bookfoolery : A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand

I love to hear from real people! As a lover of all things food, I also enjoyed Siobhan and her catering company.

I don’t think she’ll ever be a favorite, but I’m enjoying her books. It seems like everyone is cheating hilderbranc everyone without being caught or any major revelations due to it. She’s acting like a whiny bitch, which she is. I don’t need to love every book character out there, but this book is filled with a bunch of annoying classist and slightly racist mean girls and I can’t even.

A SUMMER AFFAIR by Elin Hilderbrand | Kirkus Reviews

As a lover of all things food, I als I really like Elin Hilderbrand’s books. Back Bay Books Availability: The first 50 pages.

Her troubles worsen when Daphne, a friend she’d been drinking with, is severely injured in a drunken car wreck. I skmmer no connection to the characters and the guy she was having an affair with seemed old and “icky” to me. Be the first to discover new talent! The ethical questions arise about marriage, family and commitment.


She soon learns his motives are to utilize her connection with an old boyfriend turned musician to play at the event.

Mainly because, she just slept with some random guy that she in reality barely knew, someone that was not as cool as her husband who I thought was actually a pretty good personand didn’t even try to control herself. I was glad when the book was done so I could quit feeling so heavy with the guilt I thought Claire should have felt. I didn’t think I ever would be with a Hilderbrand book but I find myself stunned.

We could assume he spent time in jail after being arrested.

And Yes that bear is having FUN! I should have stopped earlier on but I thought Hilderbrand was going to use this philandering nonsense to make a point, which Summsr guess she sort of did on the hileerbrand few pages, but it wasn’t clear enough.

LOL I’ve been wanting to read Elin Hilderbrand for years, since the gals in my book group are so enamored with her books. I would recommend it to take on a trip.