Get Caught Up in the Romance of World War II on ‘The Way to London’ [REVIEW]

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In the midst of World War II, Lucy Stanhope must leave everything she knows behind in Alix Rickloff’s The Way to London. (Photo by Tony Armstrong, Flickr)

A beautiful young socialite has everything a girl could want: wealth, privilege, and a one-of-a-kind wardrobe that speaks volumes about her personal style. She even has a special man in her life who seems to know her all too well. But with World War II raging around them, everything she holds dear is threatened and the future is anything but certain in Alix Rickloff’s gorgeous new novel, The Way to London.  Read more of this post

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Isabel Allende’s ‘The Japanese Lover’ Is A Timeless Tale Of Forbidden Love [REVIEW]

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A budding romance is forbidden in Isabel Allende’s THE JAPANESE LOVER. (Photo by Lenora Good, Flickr)

Many of us remember our first true love, the one who helped shape us into the person we are today. In Isabel Allende’s latest novel, The Japanese Lover, she weaves a story that captures the true essence of that first romance: from its initial excitement that enthralls the senses, to its buoyant passion, and finally to its devastating, heartbreaking end. Read more of this post