Cover: Paris Never Leaves You

Review: Paris Never Leaves You

Review: Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman St. Martin’s Griffin, 2020.  Paperback, 368 pages. Alternating between two timelines, Paris Never Leaves You is the story of Charlotte and her daughter, Vivi.  In the World War II storyline, Charlotte manages a bookstore for her father’s friend.  Vivi, then a toddler, spends her days there as…

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Review: The General’s Cook

Review: The General’s Cook by Ramin Ganeshram Arcade Publishing, 2018.  Hardcover, 400 pages. Opening in 1793 Philadelphia, this novel follows President Geroge Washingotn’s chef, the slave Hercules.  Despite being a slave, Hercules is given many freedoms and commands his kitchen like the former general did his battlefields.  When a day’s work was done, Hercules could…

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Review: Someone to Honor

Someone to Honor by Mary Balogh Berkley Books, 2019. Paperback, 400 pages. This sixth book in the Wescott’s series by Balogh follows Abigail Westcott as she rebuild’s her life after the secret that unsettled her family’s lives came out.  Since that secret upturned society, Abigail has been enjoying her independence in Regency England and now…

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Review: Lady Clementine

Review: Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict Sourcebooks Landmark, 2020. Hardcover, 336 pages. Marie Benedict’s latest novel focuses on the often overlooked Lady Clementine Churchill, wife of Sir Winston Churchill.  Having enjoyed Benedict’s previous novel, The Only Woman in the Room, I looked forward to the opportunity to read and review this novel too.  The novel…