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Book Review: Where the Lost Wander by Amy Harmon

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”

Book Review: Amber Waves of Grace by Jessica Berg

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

Reviewer: Jennifer

Title: Amber Waves of Grace

Author: Jessica Berg

Release Date: February 3, 2020

 

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Book Review: Regretting You by Colleen Hoover

I know when I pick up a Colleen Hoover book I’m going to FEEL and that was definitely the case with Regretting You. Continue reading “Book Review: Regretting You by Colleen Hoover”

Book Review: Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain has done it again! She drew me so tightly into the story, it was hard to let go of it in the end. Continue reading “Book Review: Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain”

Book Review: Versions of Her by Andrea Lochen

Versions of Her was not what I expected but it was exactly what I needed it to be. Continue reading “Book Review: Versions of Her by Andrea Lochen”

Book Review: Say You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker

This book didn’t give me all the feels but was still a pleasant way to spend a few hours. Continue reading “Book Review: Say You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker”

Book Review: The Little Tea Shop on Main by Jodi Thomas

This book opened with promise, but that promise didn’t hold throughout the book. Continue reading “Book Review: The Little Tea Shop on Main by Jodi Thomas”

Book Review: Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury

Don’t let the Baxter name keep you from reading the latest from Karen Kingsbury. Two Weeks is Elise Walker’s story. While Cole Blake, son of Landon and Ashley Baxter Blake, plays a pretty big role, this book is not a focus on the Baxter family and can be read as a stand-alone. If you haven’t read the 25+ Baxter books prior to this one, starting here will not be a problem. Continue reading “Book Review: Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury”

Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid has chosen an interesting way to tell a story. But does it work? Continue reading “Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

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