There has not been a book from Kingsbury that did not feature the Baxter family since Brush of Wings, which released in 2017. I have been hoping for a Kingsbury stand alone for a long time. That time is finally here. Continue reading “Book Review: A Distant Shore by Karen Kingsbury”
There is an old saying that states that you can’t go home again. However, the feeling of coming home again is exactly what I felt while I was reading Robyn Carr’s Return to Virgin River. Continue reading “Book Review: Return to Virgin River by Robyn Carr”
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Historical fiction is usually not the genre I seek out. But this is Amy Harmon, whose book Making Faces is one of my all-time favorites, so I had to give it a try. Continue reading “Book Review: Where the Lost Wander by Amy Harmon”
I go in to every book I read wanting to like it. Although I admit when it’s a new to me author, I also go in to the book with a touch of hesitancy. Will I find a new author I love? Or will I find an author that I feel needs work or that will forever be marked off my list? Needs work is where Amber Waves of Grace by Jessica Berg falls.
Corrie Lancaster moves back to the family farm where she must complete this year’s harvest, keep tabs on her old boyfriend and younger siblings, and watch her parent’s marriage crumble.
There is so much going on in this story! The book clocks in under 250 pages and I found that the stories lacked depth. The relationships didn’t feel real and believable. I don’t feel like I really got to know the characters and wish the book could have been expanded to include more details and exploration of the character’s lives. The stories unfolded too quickly in my opinion causing this reader to lose interest and skim most of the last half of the book. I was invested enough to want to know how everything played out, but at the same time I didn’t. Does that make sense?
I hate that I’ve done nothing but pick this book apart! I don’t enjoy bad mouthing an author’s baby. However, there is potential here and I would be interested in reading further works by this author.
The author provided me with a copy of the e-book in exchange for my honest review.
Rating: 3 stars
Title: Amber Waves of Grace
Author: Jessica Berg
Release Date: February 3, 2020
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