Very good Amazon US reviews.
When Flabbergasted stormed on the scene in 2003, the reviews came fast and furious:
"Good writing and an ample dose of humor make this as charming as Bridget Jones's Diary from the male point of view."--Library Journal
"Blackston's novel will tickle your literary taste buds with a relational gumbo of quirky characters."--Christian Book Previews
"Amazing. A novel that is simultaneously serious, hilarious, and impossible to put down."--The Dallas Morning News
"With a colorful cast of quirky characters and a plot full of surprises, this is one of the feel-good novels of the year."--CCM
Now this summertime favorite about a single stock broker looking for love in the murky waters of the southern church singles scene is repackaged with a hot new look.
Stockbroker Jay Jarvis just moved east. His dating life's gone south. What else is a guy to do but go fishing? "This is one book you don't want to miss!"- Crossings Book Club. "Blackston's light and breezy style makes "Flabbergasted" an ideal reading choice for a lazy summer night." - "Bookpage". "Blackston's first novel is refreshingly honest...Good writing and an ample dose of humor make this as charming as "Bridget Jones' Diary" from the male point of view. Highly recommended."- "Library Journal". "A fun, lighthearted and thoroughly enjoyable 'relational gumbo' of a novel...quirky and very satisfying, this novel is an excellent debut."- "CCM Magazine". "[A] superb first novel."- "Christian Retailing". "Blackston takes an amusing look at the Christian singles scene, the story proceeds at a leisurely, episodic pace, focusing on dialogue and characterization to provide the plot."- "Romantic Times". "This book made me laugh out loud."- Liz Curtis Higgs.