Sunday Post

Book arrivals:

the last original wife a tale of two cities how lucky you are

Last week on Bookfan:

Books I read last week:

  • The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice

Happy reading!

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28 thoughts on “Sunday Post

  1. I don’t know that I’ve ever read A Tale of Two Cities. I have read a few Dickens book, but I think that’s one that I haven’t made it to. At least not yet.

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  2. I’ve heard good things about The Last Original Wife and I’m looking forward to your thoughts on The Lemon Orchard. I’ve only read the one book by Luanne Rice. Have a wonderful week and happy reading 🙂

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    • I enjoyed The Last Original Wife quite a bit. Loved the narrator 🙂
      No opinion on Question of Honor yet – only a few pages in. I like the series though so I expect to like this book 🙂

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  3. Hi Mary,

    ‘The Lemon Orchard’ seems to have received some excellent reviews all round and is already on my list.

    It is about to be joined by ‘The Last Original Wife’, as I just love that synopsis. I note that the book has received some pretty scathing reviews, but I believe that most reviews are quite subjective and what one person may enjoy another may not, and vice versa, so I shall try it for myself!

    I am constantly amazed when I talk to friends and colleagues, just how few of them are still married to their original husbands, in fact I think that I must be part of a dying breed, after 34 years married to the same man!! I am so looking forwad to reading this new to me author.

    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your books.

    Yvonne

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    • Hi Yvonne, thanks for visiting. My review of The Lemon Orchard will post this week (on Thursday). I enjoyed it. If you can get the audiobook of The Last Original Wife, I recommend it. I thought the narrator added to the novel.
      Re: scathing reviews – I don’t get it. Why people can’t explain how a book didn’t work for them without getting nasty is beyond me. I usually discount their opinion.
      My husband and I have been married for 34 years (this October) but, like you, have many friends whose marriages didn’t last. Three of my siblings are divorced. I have to say they seem happier post-divorce! I guess my husband and I got lucky 😉

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  4. I always look forward to your audio choices because I know some of them are going to wind up being listened to by me 🙂

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