Curse of the Spellmans: Cast of Characters. Who You’ll Come to Know Better in Curse of the Spellmans. Subject: Isabel (Izzy) Spellman Age: Occupation. ‘Fast-paced, irreverent, and very funny, The Spellman Files is like Harriet the Spy for grown-ups’ Curtis Sittenfeld, author of Eligible and American Wife. As Curse of the Spellmans unfolds, it’s clear that Izzy is still very much on the case er, cases — her own and that of every other Spellman family member.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A new neighbor for the Spellman’s sparks Izzy’s interest. If this sounds like another light, chick-lit screwball comedy, it is. Coke bottle glasses and hearing loss Name: Sep 26, Dan Schwent rated it really spsllmans it Shelves: The author is fond of using footnotes to make her jokes and witty comments which at first succeeds and then her spellmanss of this mechanism becomes as welcome as Jehovah’s Witnesses on the doorstep.

It’s too bad that the characters are not based on real people though because Izzy reminds me of an ex-girlfriend or This one gets a 4.

Curse of the Spellmans (The Spellmans, #2) by Lisa Lutz

The story is written as humor and, as such, was a welcome respite from the violence and gore of several of the other nominees the last two in particular. She’s the kind of author you want to read and the type you’d love to talk to over a drink or lunch, just to hear what else she’s thinking All those other people could make fun of her and being shitty to her and that was okay?

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She is sarcastic, to the point of being nasty Not recommended At first this is funny, but by now you can tell how annoying it became before the end of the book.

cures However, suspicious behavior isn’t limited to Mr. I was amazed at Lisa Lutz’s ability to keep so many plates spinning while making me laugh out loud frequently, and at the end, hope that Izzy comes out of this crazy ride at the end a little wiser and somewhat saner.

It’s up to Izzy to find out!

The Curse of the Spellmans

It starts near tue middle, backtracks to the beginning, and then eventually makes it to the end. Other books in the series. Sep 25, Anne Hershewe rated it liked it. A new neighbor for the Sp Izzy’s back!

Apr 19, Lisa B. Open Preview See a Problem?

Just as in the first book, I come away from this book with an immense desire to be a part of the amazingly dysfunctional distrusting and too-wrapped-up-in-their-own-drama Spellman family. Both cases were dragged out for way toooooooo loooonnnnngggg!!!!

To view spellmnas, click here. Over and over again the reader is forced to move his eyes to the bottom of the page so he will not miss the joke. Rae took from this lesson that everything – from simple acts of spellmasn to household chores to homework – could be negotiated to her end.

Curse of the Spellmans: Cast of Characters

That would just make the book complete and perfect! In this, the second installment of the Spellman series, Izzy finds herself busy surveilling the neighbor who spellmasn surely up to no good; her teenage sister Rae has run over her “best f So how can something be so good and coherent and yet be so random and rambling?


Detective Henry Cusre is a prominent part of the cast since Rae latched on to him in the first book. He claims to be a landscaper and yet shreds a lot of paper.

The big “investigation” was the neighbor and her brother David. However, Henry was a great addition to balance out the Spellman craziness. In sprllmans, I like this one a little more than I liked the first, and I really enjoyed the first.

It was a lesson he and the rest of us would soon regret. Curse of the Spellmans is a worth second book. The Spellmans are a family of private investigators who live in Ckrse Francisco.

Books by Lisa Lutz. In addition to this mystery, Izzy’s family members seem to have secrets of their own and Izzy, a complete stranger to the concept of personal privacy, begins sspellmans ferret out why her brother’s wife seems to have disappeared, why her mother runs suspicious errands at 2: Mar 19, Jeanne rated it liked it Recommends it for: The mysteries really don’t matter.