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Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1)
Vision in White - Bride Quartet, Bk 1
Author: Nora Roberts
With bridal magazine covers to her credit, Mackensie "Mac" Elliot is most at home behind the camera -- ready to capture the happy moments she never experienced while growing up.  Her father replaced his first family with a second, and now her mother, moving on to yet another man, begs Mac for attention and money.  Mac's f...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425227510
ISBN-10: 0425227510
Publication Date: 4/28/2009
Pages: 352
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 754 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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mandyf-ctrs avatar reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 23 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
This book was pretty disappointing. I haven't read all of Nora Roberts' books, but the ones I have I couldn't put down. This book was ok, but there was nothing there that really truly drew me in or interested me. I felt like all the stuff with the wedding planning was filler and there was just too much focus on the main character's job. Overall, this book is ok, but not one of Nora's best.
GeniusJen avatar reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 7145 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
People like to mention, with every review of a book by Nora Roberts, that the author uses the same plot devices time and time again. And they're right - she does. The thing is, it works!

VISION IN WHITE might be formulaic, in that Ms. Roberts once again uses a group of friends who are as close as family who will all inevitably end up in love with another group of friends (or acquaintances), but I enjoyed the story so much and read it in one sitting.

Ms. Roberts has the unique ability that with every single book she writes (including those written as J.D. Robb), I end up crying at least once. This one is no different - I thought the story of Mac having to deal with her mother was very well-written.

I enjoyed the new "background" of this first book in the quartet, in that it centers around four friends who own a business that covers each and every detail of having a wedding. This book's main character, Mac, is a photographer, and I truly enjoyed reading about her job and how she came to love what she does.

The secondary characters - Parker, Emma, Laurel - were all well-rounded, and I'm highly looking forward to reading each of their stories.

So, okay, it's another typical Nora Roberts read. But I couldn't be happier about that.
reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on
Helpful Score: 4
Normally, I really like Nora Roberts, especially when she creates a series of books. This one just didn't quite work for me. I found it to be a bit slow and less enthralling than her other books. It was just OK.
reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on
Helpful Score: 3
I just finished reading this and truly enjoyed it. Since I've read all her books, I found it to be predictable yet still couldn't put it down. I laughed and cried as usual. The romance between Mac and Carter was very sweet.

Wish the second book was out sooner than december, the wait is way too long! The sneak peek of Bed of Roses was a tease.
Dimples2212 avatar reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 209 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I'm usually a Nora Roberts fan. But, this book didn't always hold my attention. The premise is good...four good gal friends start up a wedding business called VOWS. One is the baker, another the flower arranger, the third is a photographer and the last is the organizer. This was book one of the "Bride Quartet." I guess we'll take close look into the life of each friend in a different book in the series.

This book was primarily centered around Mackensie...the photographer. I thought the shop talk was a little overdone and had a tendency to slow down the plot from unfolding. Also, I got tired of the abbreviated terms (MOB - Mother of the Bride, etc.) and all the details that we had to endure to get through a wedding that the group had organized. And I haven't even touched on what we had to listen to as far as Mac with her photography supplies, finishing the pics, some of her great pic ideas, etc.

This was supposed to be a love story between Mac and a guy from highschool that had a crush on her. This really didn't have time to develop because of all the other stuff that was going on in the book. I also got tired of hearing about Mac's temper tantrums, snits and outbursts. She definitely wouldn't be on my list of close friends!!

I'm looking forward to the next book, due out in December 2009. My thought is that it can only get better....
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michellemc avatar reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 6 more book reviews
I love this series, and this book is my favorite one.
reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 4 more book reviews
Loved it. Loved all four of them. Have passed them on to family and will definitely read them again!!
candysbooks avatar reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on
I give it a five star!
reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 86 more book reviews
I liked this book and I am looking forward to reading the rest of the series. I really have enjoyed the insides of the storyline due to the fact that my daughter was getting married while I was reading this. A feel good book, good storyline and likeable characters. Had some good photography ideas too.
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Loved the whole Bridal series.
lindina2 avatar reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 29 more book reviews
I loved this series and wish there was just one more because I would love to get to enjoy all 4 of the childhood friends and partners' weddings.

I like weddings - other people, not mine. I learned a lot about them, so if you are thinking about getting married, I would recommend all 4 of this series. Photography, flowers, cakes and organization are covered pretty in depth for a fiction series.

These are fun. They characters are great, the couples are real, although perhaps all 4 are too good at their specific talents to be real. The weddings taking place at Vows throughout the series are easily envisioned, and some lovely ideas could be borrowed.

Since these are $16 each in paperback, PBS is the best place to get them. They're easy reading, and I laughed, cried, and smiled a lot during the series.

Maybe someday there will be the final one tied in a bow - the 3 weddings not covered, and even better would be baby showers or perhaps the weddings of the children of these couples. I can wish and I can dream.
reviewed Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1) on + 3 more book reviews
excellent book

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