Review | Everyday Magic by Emily Albright

Everyday Magic b51xhn8x-dzl-_sx324_bo1204203200_y Emily Albright
Published by Simon Pulse on December 2, 2016
Genres: Romance, Contemporary, Performing Arts, Film, Fiction
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback
Source: Sent to me for review from Merit Press
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My Rating: ★★★★ 4/5


 

// SYNOPSIS //

From the critically acclaimed author of The Heir and the Spare comes another enchanting tale of love and fame set in England, among the privileges and pressures of the red-carpet life. Maggie’s dad is a Hollywood director, and he has her whole life planned: Not only will she grow up to be an entertainment lawyer and work for him, he literally blackmails her to date the boy who’s starring in his new movie. But Maggie loves Preston, the British boy who stole her heart, and despite the risk that her dad will make her mother miserable if she doesn’t give in, Maggie decides to go for it, designing a red-carpet gown for a young duchess that puts her and the duchess in the limelight. Once there, she turns to Preston and issues a challenge: Can a girl who has given up the glamorous life any other girl would want…be the girl for him?


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Review | Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashlee Cowles

51unmjafm3l-_sx321_bo1204203200_Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashley Cowles
Published by Simon Pulse on August 1, 2016
Genres: Fiction, Army and Family Life
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover
Source: Sent to me for review from Merit Press
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My Rating: ★★★★ 4/5


 

// SYNOPSIS //

After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother’s best friend–a boy she has despised all her life. Her brother is in a coma, and Gabi feels that she has no time to waste, but she is unsure. Will she hesitate too long, or risk her own happiness to keep a promise? An up-close look at the lives of the children of military families, Beneath Wandering Stars takes readers on a journey of love, danger, laughter, and friendship, against all odds.


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