This was as close to real life as you can get in a fiction novel. The characters experienced true to life situations that had me gripping my iPad and tissues at the same time. Savannah had so many issues to deal with specially not feeling loved by her husband. The author showed how vital true communication is to the life of a marriage. Savannah and her husband Kevin had skirted around their problems and issues with never really taking the time to listen and try to understand each other. How…Continue
enjoy reading stories about WWII, partly because my father in law served in the navy during that time and was involved in the Normandy invasion. But I also like to read about the bravery and sacrifices so many made. Facade, though fiction, brings out some of those qualities. This was a different side of the German takeover of France. Four British pilots had been captured and held prisoner in a secret location. One was the brother of the heroine, Livy. She must try and save Charlie if it's at…Continue
This was a very interesting novel set in France with three different time periods. 1789 during the French Revolution, 1944 during WWII, and present day. Each chapter relayed the particular time period to keep you informed. The going between time periods wasn't a problem for me but what did occasionally confuse me was that a time period might be represented at a certain time and then the next time it was picked up might go back in time itself. I found myself referring back to previous…Continue
I enjoyed my second "trip to Hawaii". Although The Hawaiian Discovery is a sequel to The Hawaiian Quilt, the authors fill in enough background that you can enjoy this novel as a standalone. But I would highly encourage you not to miss the first one either.
It was good to be able to catch up with Ellen, Mandy and other characters that have seemed like friends. Ellen has been working at the Bed and Breakfast in her hometown that Mandy and her husband Ken own. But when Ken's father suffers…