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#BookReview Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly

Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly was a beautiful contemporary drama. This novel follows a family through their treasures and troubles. Cassie and Coco are sisters whose Mother left them when Coco was only one and Cassie was eight. That memory hurts and shapes them as adults, leading to a lot of the conflict in this… Continue reading #BookReview Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly

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#BookReview The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

I'm so torn on this book! The Hypnotist's Love Story is a marvelous stand alone by the author of Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty. This book is full of deceit, stalkers, a very strange love story, and life lessons. Oh, and did I mention a little hypnotherapy? It's kind of obvious, since it is in… Continue reading #BookReview The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

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#BookReview City of Friends by Joanna Trollope

City of Friends is a lovely story by Joanna Trollope following the interconnecting lives of women. This book focuses on the trials and errors of middle aged women being women. Lost jobs, children to take care of, parents to take care of, struggling romantic relationships, family drama and friendship drama all mash together into one… Continue reading #BookReview City of Friends by Joanna Trollope

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#BookReview Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

I love exploring new cultures, so having the opportunity to pick up Dear Haiti, Love Alaine was absolutely thrilling for me! This novel follows the lovely Alaine as she gets sent to Haiti to fulfill a school project. Along the way she helps out her Tati's PATRON PAL app/company, meets a cute guy, learns who… Continue reading #BookReview Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

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#BookReview Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam

Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam is a seriously funny book that will take you on one wild adventure. Books like these are always my favourites - they tell fun and inviting stories and welcome you into someone else's world. I also identify as an 'old soul' so I get a real kick out of… Continue reading #BookReview Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam

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#BookReview A Long, Hot Summer by Kathleen MacMahon

The Long, Hot Summer by Kathleen MacMahon is one of the loveliest books I've read this year. Family drama, generations of Irish men & ladies, comedy, tragedy and character growth. What more could a girl ask for in novel? Not much else!! I was truly surprised by how amazing this book was, considering it has… Continue reading #BookReview A Long, Hot Summer by Kathleen MacMahon

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#BookReview Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini

  Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is a riveting drama that follows the lives of Julia, a young and wealthy woman, and Jule, her slave. If I had to limit this book's description to two words, I would call it a historical drama. Typically, I am not a fan of books like this but somehow… Continue reading #BookReview Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini

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#BookReview The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans is a bittersweet novel that will crush your soul (in a good way). This is M.L. Stedman's first book, and it is one fantastic first novel (to be brutally honest). This book was beautifully written, it pulled at my heart strings and it demanded my attention. Typically fictional novels that are… Continue reading #BookReview The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

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#BookReview Driving on the Left by Gail Ward Olmsted

The Book Review Driving on the Left is a beautiful character drama following a mother and a daughter on their trip in Ireland. This beautiful story really blew my socks off - I wasn't expecting this fantastic story in what sounded like a cheesey romance novel. Following Jackie and Becca and their somewhat parallel stories… Continue reading #BookReview Driving on the Left by Gail Ward Olmsted

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#BookReview Someone You Love Is Gone by Gurjinder Basran

Someone You Love is Gone by Gurjinder Basran is a beautiful novel centered around grief. Picking this book up, after losing my own Father years ago, was kind of like therapy. I was able to see someone else facing the exact thing I had (keep in mind a different gendered parent) and having a similar… Continue reading #BookReview Someone You Love Is Gone by Gurjinder Basran