The Summer I Met Jack

The Summer I Met Jack

New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and the child they may have had. Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America. Alicia is at once dazzled by the large and charismatic family, in particular the New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and the child they may h...

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Title:The Summer I Met Jack
Author:Michelle Gable
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:125010324X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:515 pages pages

The Summer I Met Jack Reviews

  • Michelle
    Nov 22, 2017

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

  • Stacey
    May 29, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

  • Sue
    Dec 04, 2017

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

  • Susan
    Dec 23, 2017

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

    ?Did JFK and Alicia Corning Clark have a secret love child? The article that then turn into Michelle Gable?s newest novel ? The Summer I Met Jack. Prior to reading this book, I didn?t know much about this particular generation of Kennedy?s besides my limited impression of a ...

    I thought I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway, but now I see it is an ARC ... so I am wondering if the author or PR folks sent it to me??! I loved the read. I am new to Michelle's writing ... great writing style. I am never sure what it is about the Kennedy clan that does pull us in so ...

    First I want to congratulate the author on the extensive amount of research she did to bring this novel to life. As a reader I appreciate it. Secondly this novel was great. The Kennedy family has always been a family with a mysterious hold on the American people. In an era where ha...

    Very excited with this new book by Michelle Gable. The story of Alicia Darr was extremely interesting and written in a style that kept me reading. ...

  • Tammy
    Apr 10, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

  • Marialyce
    Jul 03, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

  • Patricia
    Feb 02, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

  • Jamie Rosenblit
    Feb 16, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

  • Christina (Confessions of a Book Addict)
    Jun 05, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

  • Karen
    May 29, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

  • Kristin (Always With a Book)
    May 25, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

  • Amanda
    Dec 11, 2017

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

  • The Lit Bitch
    May 30, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

  • Martie Nees Record
    Mar 14, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

  • Darlene
    Jan 13, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

  • Jennifer
    Jun 05, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

    ?Did JFK and Alicia Corning Clark have a secret love child? The article that then turn into Michelle Gable?s newest novel ? The Summer I Met Jack. Prior to reading this book, I didn?t know much about this particular generation of Kennedy?s besides my limited impression of a ...

    I thought I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway, but now I see it is an ARC ... so I am wondering if the author or PR folks sent it to me??! I loved the read. I am new to Michelle's writing ... great writing style. I am never sure what it is about the Kennedy clan that does pull us in so ...

    First I want to congratulate the author on the extensive amount of research she did to bring this novel to life. As a reader I appreciate it. Secondly this novel was great. The Kennedy family has always been a family with a mysterious hold on the American people. In an era where ha...

    Very excited with this new book by Michelle Gable. The story of Alicia Darr was extremely interesting and written in a style that kept me reading. ...

    Whatever your political leanings, you don't need to be a democrat or a republican to know what love feels like. So don't be afraid that this book is just another look at the famous JFK and his affairs. It's so much more and honestly, it left me quite sad but I'm still so happy to have ...

  • Sharlene
    Jun 27, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

  • Susan
    Feb 03, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

  • Ann Marie (Lit·Wit·Wine·Dine)
    Jun 09, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

  • Marisa
    Mar 02, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

    ?Did JFK and Alicia Corning Clark have a secret love child? The article that then turn into Michelle Gable?s newest novel ? The Summer I Met Jack. Prior to reading this book, I didn?t know much about this particular generation of Kennedy?s besides my limited impression of a ...

    I thought I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway, but now I see it is an ARC ... so I am wondering if the author or PR folks sent it to me??! I loved the read. I am new to Michelle's writing ... great writing style. I am never sure what it is about the Kennedy clan that does pull us in so ...

    First I want to congratulate the author on the extensive amount of research she did to bring this novel to life. As a reader I appreciate it. Secondly this novel was great. The Kennedy family has always been a family with a mysterious hold on the American people. In an era where ha...

  • Linda Zagon
    Apr 26, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

  • Enchantress  debbicat ☮
    Jun 11, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

  • Deanna
    Apr 24, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

  • SOMDReigel
    Mar 09, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

    ?Did JFK and Alicia Corning Clark have a secret love child? The article that then turn into Michelle Gable?s newest novel ? The Summer I Met Jack. Prior to reading this book, I didn?t know much about this particular generation of Kennedy?s besides my limited impression of a ...

  • Tracy
    Apr 04, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

  • Beth
    Mar 20, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

    ?Did JFK and Alicia Corning Clark have a secret love child? The article that then turn into Michelle Gable?s newest novel ? The Summer I Met Jack. Prior to reading this book, I didn?t know much about this particular generation of Kennedy?s besides my limited impression of a ...

    I thought I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway, but now I see it is an ARC ... so I am wondering if the author or PR folks sent it to me??! I loved the read. I am new to Michelle's writing ... great writing style. I am never sure what it is about the Kennedy clan that does pull us in so ...

  • Jennifer
    Feb 21, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

  • Bkwmlee
    Jun 10, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

  • Katie B
    Jan 22, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

  • Booksandchinooks (Laurie)
    Jun 07, 2018

    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars! This is the first novel I?ve read from Michelle Gable. The first line of the book blurb: ?New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between JFK and Alicia Corning Clark - and ...

    Launching 5/22/2018 THE SUMMER I MET JACK is my fourth book and I'm still recovering from writing it! Yes, it is that Jack, and yes, it's based on a true story. The wealthy Alicia Corning Clark died in New York, in 2016, at the stated age of 79 but she lied about her age constant...

    ***Please visit my my Instagram page to enter the GIVEAWAY.*** When I first heard about this book, I was very excited because I had read Michelle Gable?s I?ll See you in Paris and already knew I liked her writing. Like many Americans, I?ve always been drawn to glamour and glit...

    For me, this book was a huge disappointment and while I wouldn?t say that I regretted reading it, I do wish that I had stood my ground a bit more in terms of not accepting widgets for books that I wasn?t tremendously interested in reading. Of course, I already knew going into this ...

    4.5 The unexpected pleasure of going into a book blind is so rewarding. The Summer I Met Jack is pure pleasure as I?m whisked away to the 1950?s. The story shifts from the 1950?s to present day which kept me intrigued and reading on to find out how the two intersect. Barbara K...

    I loved this book! Let me preface by saying, I am really not the biggest historical fiction person, even when I love a book that?s historical, it usually takes me a bit to really pick up the pace. The Summer I Met Jack was really an exception here, I was hooked from page 1 and I stay...

    I am placing this one on the DNF shelf. I do remember Kennedy and the memories I have are ones of respect and thinking of him as a hero. I was in fourth grade when he was assassinated and I will never forget what that did to all of us. I am sorry that this book to me has blemished that...

    Michelle has taken on the daunting task of telling a story about the Kennedy family. Everyone of a certain age feels like they know all there is to know about the Kennedys so what could she possibly write about. Boy oh boy, does she show the doubters. She tells the story about a woman ...

    I really enjoyed reading me uncorrected copy of THE SUMMER I MEET JACK which is a fictionalized account of the life of Alicia Darr. This novel primarily take place in the 1950's and 60's. Alicia had quite an interesting life. Originally from Poland, Alicia meets JFK while living and wo...

    Genre: Women?s Fiction Publisher: St. Martin?s Press Pub. Date: May 29, 2018 The book?s blurb reads, ?Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America.?...

    I have always been obsessed with the Kennedy's. The Summer I Met Jack fed my obsession and I had a hard time putting it down. Michelle Gable did an amazing job researching! I ended up falling down a Kennedy rabbit hole after reading this book and different accounts of Alicia Darr's lif...

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway! Whoo-hooo!! This is my third book by this author and I did enjoy it. I would love to know more about what is real and what is fiction. I realize the little details can't all be real, but I believe the author was very meticulous about her res...

    This novel incorporating an unlikely romance between a poor Polish immigrant and America?s 35th President JFK was a page-turner. It often had me pausing to wonder what was truth and what was fiction. I read the book in just a few days and it piqued my interest to learn more about the...

    A fascinating look at the Kennedy family, Jack and Alicia Corning Clark. Could not put this one down. Amazing attention to details. ...

    Barbara, now Alicia Darr, has left Poland and arrives in the USA with many hopes and dreams in the 1950s. She rooms with another immigrant, Irenka, and they become fast friends. Irenka takes a job on the East Coast working as a maid in the affluent town of Hyannisport for the famous Ke...

    Most people know who John F Kennedy was and can probably name a fact or two about him. President. First Catholic president. Assassinated president. Democrat. Bostonian. War hero. Hyannisport yachtsman. Rich Playboy. Womanizer. I think it?s safe to say that he is one of the most re...

    Full review to be posted on blog. *Loved this book - so engaging, very readable, very interesting! *Knew nothing about Alicia prior to reading this...but found her to be such a fascinating person. *Whole time I was reading, kept asking myself - was this true, did this really happe...

    First of all, it is important to note this a historical fiction book based on a Polish refugee who came to America and worked as a maid in the home of the Kennedy family in Hynnaisport, Massachusetts. Alicia Corning Clark claimed to have an affair with JFK and this book imagines what m...

    What is it about the Kennedy clan that still pulls us in? I don?t know about you but there?s a mild obsession with them on my part. The Summer I Met Jack explores the early Kennedys ? the pre-president JFK ? the Jack that was shouldering the dreams of his father and family sinc...

    Quite a fascinating little story. I read most of this while on a Florida beach. A perfect vacation read for summer 2018. 4 stars! Alicia falls in love with Jack Kennedy one summer where she meets him selling popcorn at a movie theater. He's a flirt. She is smitten. It's fun and enga...

    Based on the Kennedy family?s maid and her affair with JFK, and then some, this story was full of everything I needed for a cold winters read. Full of glitz, name dropping, and multiple celebrity affairs ... who would?ve guessed that it was based on reality! From Hyannisport to Hol...

    This book is full of the glitz and glamour of the stars of the time, and the dark underbelly of the Kennedy clan. But it also has a touch of my favorite period of historical fiction, the stories of girls/women of WWII. I could have kept reading about the life of Alicia for so much long...

    Great piece of historical fiction about the Kennedy clan. I enjoyed it! ...

    My Review of ?The Summer I Met Jack? by Michelle Gable St.Martin?s Press Pub. Date May 29,2018 Michelle Gable, Author of ?The Summer I Met Jack? writes an intriguing , unique and enjoyable novel. ? The Genres for this novel are Women?s Fiction and Fiction. The author u...

    ?Did JFK and Alicia Corning Clark have a secret love child? The article that then turn into Michelle Gable?s newest novel ? The Summer I Met Jack. Prior to reading this book, I didn?t know much about this particular generation of Kennedy?s besides my limited impression of a ...

    I thought I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway, but now I see it is an ARC ... so I am wondering if the author or PR folks sent it to me??! I loved the read. I am new to Michelle's writing ... great writing style. I am never sure what it is about the Kennedy clan that does pull us in so ...

    First I want to congratulate the author on the extensive amount of research she did to bring this novel to life. As a reader I appreciate it. Secondly this novel was great. The Kennedy family has always been a family with a mysterious hold on the American people. In an era where ha...

    Very excited with this new book by Michelle Gable. The story of Alicia Darr was extremely interesting and written in a style that kept me reading. ...

    Whatever your political leanings, you don't need to be a democrat or a republican to know what love feels like. So don't be afraid that this book is just another look at the famous JFK and his affairs. It's so much more and honestly, it left me quite sad but I'm still so happy to have ...

    I was given a free copy of this book from St Martins Press for an honest review. This book hooked me with both the title and the premise. This is a story told about real people through both fact and fiction. A young Alicia Darr immigrates to America from Poland in the late 1940s and ev...