That Summer in Maine by Brianna Wolfson

Publication Date: June 23, 2020Publisher: MIRA BooksRating: ★★★ Years ago, during a certain summer in Maine, two young women, unaware of each other, met a charismatic man at a craft fair and each had a brief affair with him. For Jane it was a chance to bury her recent pain in raw passion and redirectContinue reading “That Summer in Maine by Brianna Wolfson”

Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr

Publication Date: April 14, 2020Publisher: MIRA BooksRating: ★★★★ Sometimes the happiness we’re looking for has been there all along… Adele and Justine have never been close. Born twenty years apart, Justine was already an adult when Addie was born. The sisters love each other but they don’t really know each other. When Addie dropped outContinue reading “Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr”

Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan

Publication Date: April 14, 2020Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersRating: ★★★ Tilly was a bright, outgoing little girl who liked playing with ghosts and matches. She loved fizzy drinks, swear words, fish fingers and Catholic churches, but most of all she loved living in Brighton in Queenie Malone’s Magnificent Paradise Hotel with its endearing and loving family ofContinue reading “Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan”

The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman

Publication Date: April 28, 2020Publisher: MIRA BooksRating: ★★★★ Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, Iris has built a new family…of flowers. Iris propagates her own daylilies and rosesContinue reading “The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman”

The Summer Villa by Melissa Hill

Publication Date: April 28, 2020Publisher: MIRA BooksRating: ★★★★ Three women. One summer reunion. Secrets will be revealed… Villa Dolce Vita, a rambling stone house on the Amalfi Coast, sits high above the Gulf of Naples amid dappled lemon groves and fragrant, tumbling bougainvillea. Kim, Colette and Annie all came to the villa in need ofContinue reading “The Summer Villa by Melissa Hill”