REVIEW: “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

"Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly Paperback, 502 pages Published Feb. 28, 2017, by Ballantine Books ISBN: 1101883081 Synopsis "'Father loved the fact that a lilac only blossoms after a harsh winter ... It's a miracle all this beauty emerges after such hardship, don't you think?'"Caroline Ferriday "Lilac Girls" is the story of three women, … Continue reading REVIEW: “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

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REVIEW: “Heart Land” by Kimberly Stuart

"Heart Land" by Kimberly Stuart 311 pages Published July 17, 2018, by Howard Books ISBN: 1501180568  My review Can you really go home again? That's what Grace Kleren is hoping after her fashion career in New York goes bust and she is forced to move back in with her grandmother in Iowa. It's been a … Continue reading REVIEW: “Heart Land” by Kimberly Stuart

Review: “And Then There Was Me” by Sadeqa Johnson

"And Then There Was Me" by Sadeqa Johnson 304 pages, Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Press Published April 11, 2017 ISBN: 1250074169 Bea is a surrogate mother, carrying more than her husband's cousin's child. She's also carrying devastating secrets. She is bulimic*, and her charismatic, handsome husband Lonnie is extremely unfaithful. When Bea's closest friend Awilda betrays her, … Continue reading Review: “And Then There Was Me” by Sadeqa Johnson

BLOG TOUR: “The Last Chance Matinee (Hudson Sisters #1) by Mariah Stewart – Review

I am delighted to be participating in a blog tour for the very first time. This blog tour is hosted by Simon and Schuster's Gallery Books, the publisher of "The Last Chance Matinee (Hudson Sisters #1)" by Mariah Stewart. Many thanks to Melissa Gramstad, publicity manager for Simon & Schuster/Gallery, for inviting me to participate! … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: “The Last Chance Matinee (Hudson Sisters #1) by Mariah Stewart – Review

Review: “The Mother’s Promise” by Sally Hepworth

"The Mother's Promise" by Sally Hepworth 336 pages, St. Martin's Press Expected publication date: Feb. 21, 2017 ISBN: 1250077753 Single mom Alice Stanhope and her 15-year-old daughter Zoe are leading a safe, insulated existence that's turned upside down when Alice is diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer. The prospect of losing her mother only serves to … Continue reading Review: “The Mother’s Promise” by Sally Hepworth