Bobbie Lamont


Fiction - Drama
342 Pages
Reviewed on 09/16/2014
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Author Biography

Zelmer Wilson (1975- ) was born in Fort Collins, Colorado. At the age of three, he moved with his family to Fort Smith, Arkansas. He would live there until he was eleven years old. In the summer of 1986, he left Arkansas and moved to Phoenix, Arizona with his father and stepmother. During the summer of 1990, while visiting his mother and two sisters in Birmingham, Alabama, he discovered his calling in life, to be a writer. His debut novel, In the Middle, is inspired by his own difficult teenage years in Phoenix, Arizona.

His influences are Henry Miller, Charles Bukowski, Larry Brown, Janet Fitch, and James Ellroy.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Kathryn Bennett for Readers' Favorite

Bobbie Lamont by Zelmer Wilson is a fairy tale set in 2010. Bobbie Lamont is a successful woman who has given up on finding love for herself after a bitter divorce. That is when she discovers a man she dated twenty years ago has written a book inspired by their relationship, a book that ends up unlocking a lot of memories for Bobbie and reminds her that she just may be able to find love again. Not only does she find that she can fall in love again, but she finds herself falling for Miller all over again.

I always enjoy a a good love story and this one hit the spot for me. Going through a divorce myself right now, I felt very connected to the title character. When you go through an emotional feeling like divorce you truly do think that love is no longer on the cards for you. This book has a fantastic flow and you can tell that Zelmer Wilson put a lot of thought into every word. I enjoyed Bobbie's journey and the memories that surfaced from reading the book. I felt engaged with every page and I had a hard time putting this one down. If you are looking for a solid and realistic love story with characters you will grow to love, this is going to be a book you will enjoy. I would highly recommend it.