My Review of House Broken by Sonja Yoerg

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My Review of House Broken by Sonja Yoerg

I gave this book 5 of 5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads

The first thing that struck me in Sonja Yoerg’s brilliant debut novel is her masterful execution of three points of view: Geneva, the reserved but empathetic veterinarian; her alcoholic mother, Helen; and Geneva’s rebellious teenage daughter, Ella. The voices of each are unique and believable, the speech and perspectives pitch perfect.

It is a story of family dynamics, of dark secrets and resentments brought to light, of misinterpretations of important events. Instinct plays a critical role—ignoring it, doubting it, or

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My Review of Loving You Always by Kennedy Ryan

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My Review of Loving You Always by Kennedy Ryan

I gave this book 5 of 5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads

This is a wonderful love story, an emotional drama with big themes of redemption, loyalty, and forgiveness. What really struck me from the beginning was the exceptional writing, the metaphors that came fast and furious lighting up scenes. I was amazed at how Ms. Ryan could produce so many evocative metaphors and never miss the mark or draw me out of the story. Quite the opposite, her poetic images made me feel the love, tension, betrayal and healing. I

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My Review of Sihpromatum: I Grew My Boobs in China by Savannah Grace

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My Review of Sihpromatum: I Grew My Boobs in China by Savannah Grace

I gave this book 5 of 5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads

I love this enchanting memoir/travel book by Savannah Grace. She is 14 as the book begins in 2005, when her tranquil life in Vancouver, Canada takes an abrupt change. After her parents’ divorce, Savannah’s mother decides to sell everything to backpack through China and Mongolia for a year with Savannah and two of her three siblings: Bree, 17, and Ammon, 25.

Savannah suffers the emotional trauma of leaving everything behind—friends, a comfortable lifestyle, her adored

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My Review of Prada and Prejudice by Katie Oliver

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I gave this book 5 of 5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads

 

Any book that has me riveted to the story, rooting for the protagonists, and often laughing out loud, is a terrific read in my opinion. And Katie Oliver’s Prada and Prejudice does that.

It is a romantic comedy, similar in style to Sophie Kinsella (Shopoholic) and Helen Fielding (Bridget Jones), yet Katie Oliver has a style of her own. The story is fresh and fast paced with very likable characters, flaws and all. Ms. Oliver writes with wit and compassion. The heroine, Natalie, comes from wealth and

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