Category Archives: Love stories

“The Sea Glass Beach” by Tina Pritchard – Book Review

“Dreadful events are a part of life and you can sink under the weight of the burden, or you can carry on with your life and try to be a better person because of it.” I’ll admit that I was … Continue reading

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“Valley Of Secrets” by Kari Lee Harmon – Book Review

The cover was first drew me to this novel. The setting was an idyllic small Vermont town. I imagined that there would be a mystery element to this book, but it was more a straight out romance. The characters were … Continue reading

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“An Unfinished Story” by Boo Walker – Book Review

Claire Kite lost the love of her life in a tragic car accident. It has been three long years now that she has been grieving her husband David. A successful restaurateur, she lives for her work. At home she has … Continue reading

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“The Littlest Library” by Poppy Alexander – Book Review

What a lovely surprise this little novel turned out to be! Warm escapist fiction with enough literary references to satisfy anyone who appreciates the written word. Those who follow my blog will know that romance is not my usual genre … Continue reading

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“Letting In Light” by Emma Davies – Book Review

“It’s not only windows that let in the light.” If you are in the mood for a book that is comforting and hopeful then look no further. Rowan Hill was idyllic and its occupants were vividly rendered. Set in Shropshire, … Continue reading

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“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow” by Gabrielle Zevin – Book Review

“True collaborators in this life are rare.” I chose this book on the author’s name alone because I loved her novel “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry“. This one was completely different in every way but I loved it just … Continue reading

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“Point Last Seen” by Christina Dodd – Book Review

“Last Seen in Gothic” series – Book ONE Adam Ramsdell – lives alone in the quirky hamlet of Gothic, California which is peopled by eccentrics, artists, and loners. He is somewhat taciturn and  a loner himself, so he fits right … Continue reading

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“The Invisible Husband of Frick Island” by Colleen Oakley – Book Review

Anders Caldwell is a young, nerdy, and earnest journalist. He aspires to be successful like his childhood hero, Clark Kent. He works full-time at a low-budget newspaper and does a podcast in his own time. When he is sent to … Continue reading

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“Ellie And The Harpmaker” by Hazel Prior – Book Review

Ellie Jacobs – Before her marriage to Clive, Ellie was a librarian, but now she is a housewife. She has little in the way of self esteem due to a fraught relationship with her mother. With no children to care … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre has a lot to answer for…

I first read the classic novel “Jane Eyre” when I was twelve years old. By that time I was an avid reader, and Jane only served to make me even more so. I own several copies of the book in … Continue reading

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