The Italian Party by Christina Lynch

This is a 2-star book for me. The first few chapters caught my interest, but by the time the appliances were delivered to the couple’s new house, I had lost interest. Who in their right minds buy appliances in the US, ships them overseas to be used in a foreign country without checking to see … Continue reading The Italian Party by Christina Lynch

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Great Alone spans about four decades telling the story of Leni whose life was anything but easy. Kristin Hannah told Leni’s story with emotion and compassion. There is much to like about the book from a simple entertainment view. What is not to like is the tired, stereotypical portrayal of the Vietnam veteran. Only … Continue reading The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere

  The Christmas Town is a charming holiday story. Lauren Gabriel is a young woman searching for a family after years of foster homes. She bravely or stupidly takes out an ad on Craigslist seeking that family. I enjoyed all the characters. Sometimes it seemed like there were a lot of those. I especially enjoyed … Continue reading The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere