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I'm a published author of short fiction for kids and adults. I have an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University. I'm a former content writer for Spirit and Truth publishing on their Living the Word series. I've also worked as a paid book reviewer and as a student editor for The Louisville Review literary magazine. I'm a wife and mom to two great kids, three dogs, and a cat. I love books, movies, gardening, kids, and animals.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Check Out My Book Review of Melissa Foster's Latest Novel SISTERS IN LOVE




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SISTERS IN LOVE, is a contemporary romance that delves into the issues of family and their impact on our life choices on so many levels. The story revolves around Danica Snow, an older sister and successful therapist, who has always stuck to what was expected of her. Never encouraged to be creative like her younger sister, Kaylie, Danica was always told she was the smart sister, and expected to be the practical and responsible child. But an encounter with the town’s local lothario, Blake Carter, sends her into a lust-filled tailspin. Danica begins to question if she’s chosen the path she wanted to follow in her career and life, or the one she was expected to follow. Blake is left with his own questions when he loses his best friend and business partner, Dave, in a tragic accident. He wonders if he’d been less selfish over the years if he could have prevented his friend’s death. He seeks help from a therapist determined to change his ways. Danica is forced into a position of choosing her career over her own wants and needs when Blake comes to her for help. A cast of supporting characters adds depth to this romance about the choices we make as individuals and the insecurities we all face about our own self- worth.

Once I got started reading this book I was sucked into this world and its characters. The chapters weren’t overly long, which made it an easy read. But they were just long enough to tantalize me into turning the page to the next one to find out what happens next. The love scene between the main characters doesn’t happen until the end of the book, but the chemistry between them crackles out at you from their first meet, making the culmination of that final scene gratifying and well worth the wait. I don't want to give away too much. But I highly recommend this book as a fun and enjoyable read. If you love well-written characters who deal with real-life issues and challenges with great romance and even a bit of mystery added in this is the kind of book for you.

SISTERS IN LOVE, available for sale right now at Amazon (author's page), and Barnes and Noble. This week in honor of its launch take advantage of its discounted price for e-readers at both websites. For more information on Melissa Foster  and her books check out her website at http://www.melissafoster.com/ or follow her via Facebook or TwitterStay tuned for SISTERS IN BLOOM, the sequel to SISTERS IN LOVE, which comes out this October.

*Note I received an Advanced Readers Copy of this book in exchange for honest reviews

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for letting me know. I have several class participants writing romance novels. I'll send them the link.

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    1. Great, Gila! I got an advanced reader's copy from Ms. Foster in exchange for honest reviews. I highly recommend it!

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  2. Ann:
    Sounds like a book I would enjoy. I love to be sucked into a world and the characters and SHORT CHAPTERS are great when you have little ones. You feel so accomplished when you finish one. ;)

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    1. Hey Margo. I think you'd really like it. The Kindle version my still be discounted right now, since it just came out this Monday. If you click on the Amazon link in the post it should take you right to the page to order a copy. :)

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  3. Hi Ann, thank you so much for the lovely review of Sisters in Love. I'm glad you enjoyed the book as much as I LOVED writing it! This book is now a 9-book series, and I can't wait for you to meet the rest of the characters.

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    1. You are very welcome, Melissa. I can't wait to meet the other characters either. Knowing there will be 9 books in the series is great news.

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