Susan Mallery’s ‘The Summer of Sunshine and Margot’ is a Journey of Self Discovery [REVIEW]

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Two California girls must forge new paths if they are to ever find happiness in Susan Mallery’s latest novel. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

Two sisters. A legacy of heartbreak. Will they ever be able to break the cycle and seize the life they want? Find out in Susan Mallery’s provocative new novel, The Summer of Sunshine and Margot.
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‘The Chef’s Secret’: Six Questions for Crystal King [INTERVIEW]

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Crystal King, author of The Chef’s Secret, dishes on her delicious new book. (Photo courtesy Crystal King, Facebook)

The history of the Catholic papacy has been long and complicated, oftentimes fraught with mystery and intrigue. In her latest novel, author Crystal King uses this backdrop to introduce us to one of her most fascinating characters yet, a man who became the world’s first celebrity chef. Recently she sat down for our insightful interview. Enjoy! —J&H Read more of this post

Are You Ready to Rumble with Dorothea Benton Frank’s ‘Queen Bee’? [REVIEW]

Do you know a Queen Bee? (Photo courtesy Pexels)

Do honeybees know the secret to happiness? They just might if their dutiful beekeeper can stop chatting long enough to listen. But when a girl has a Lowcountry family that drives her crazy, she’s got to have someone to talk to! Find out what antics the folks on Sullivans Island are up to now in Dorothea Benton Frank’s delicious new novel, Queen Bee. Read more of this post

Wily Grandma Has A Trick Up Her Sleeve in Denise Hunter’s ‘Summer by the Tides’ [REVIEW]

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In Denise Hunters Summer by the Tides, one woman hopes her family can finally make amends. (Photo by Malcolm Peacey, Flickr)

A family divided. Three sisters who can’t see eye to eye. One sassy old lady determined to let bygones be bygones. Will her granddaughters ever reunite and bury the past? Find out in Denise Hunter’s new novel, Summer by the Tides.   Read more of this post

Escape to ‘The Summer Country’ in Lauren Willig’s Epic New Novel [REVIEW]

An exotic locale holds the key to an English woman’s future in The Summer Country. (Photo by Canva)

A vicar’s daughter. A surprise inheritance. Hidden family secrets. When one young woman gets the chance to forge her own destiny, will she be able to defy convention and build a life in an exotic land? Find out in Lauren Willig’s intoxicating new novel, The Summer Country.

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