Monday, December 31, 2018

Half of What You Hear by Kristyn

 
Moving to her husband’s small home town was something Bess always wanted to do because of the lovely homes, and because she thought it would be good for the twins.

The move wasn’t without problems.  Two of a number of problems were that she would be across the street from her mother-in-law, and they would be taking over the inn that had been in the family for years.

Little did she know about the problems that would come up dealing with the residents. One of the residents who was quite famous because of an accident is Susannah Lake.  Susannah is someone that Bess is asked to interview. 


Susannah is a woman who moved back to this small town after many years, lives in a forty-room house, and is the talk of the town as well as a former girlfriend of Bess’s father-in-law.

Susannah is also a woman that you can’t really be sure if what she says is the truth.

The other residents were nosy, catty, and loved to gossip - the beauty of a small town, right? Everyone knows everyone’s secrets and pasts.

Poor Bess became the target of all the women....not what she expected when she moved to this quiet, small town. She thought everyone would be kind, but they all knew the history she and Cole shared and made sure they commented on it.  


The problem with commenting on their history was that Cole seemed to side with the people from when he was growing up instead of Bess....not a good thing.

HALF OF WHAT YOU HEAR addressed social issues as well as personal issues of fitting in.


There are secrets that the residents of Greyhill have kept for  many years, and as the mystery unravels, the book's interest picks up and ends up with a few surprises.  

There also are a few very unlikable residents. 4/5

This book was given to me by the publisher via Edelweiss as an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

It's Monday!! - What are YOU Reading? - 12/31/2018

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I hope you had a great reading week.  
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This is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at BOOK DATE!

Post the books completed, the books you are currently reading, and the books you hope to finish at some point.
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Books Completed: 

I INVITED HER IN by Adel Parks - review will be on February 1, 2019 - finished on December 22.

Has a character will love to dislike.  :)
 
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SOPHIE LAST SEEN by Marlene Adelstein - review is in the book's title.

 
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THE WARTIME SISTERS by Lynda Cohen Logiman - review will be on January 22, 2019 - finished on December 18.

Be sure this is on your list.



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NO EXIT by Taylor Adams - review will be on January 14, 2019.

Wow!! If you like tense, you won't want to miss this book.

And your fear of rest stops will increase!!

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THE AU PAIR by Emma Rous - review will be on January 10, 2019 -finished on December 10.
 
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AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks and Sara Pekkanen - review will be on January 9, 2019 - finished on December 4.

WOW!!  Have you read it yet?

Much better than their first book. 
 
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 SHE LIES IN WAIT by Gytha Lodge - review will be on January 8, 2019 - finished on November 30.
 

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ANNELIES by David R. Gillham - review will be on January 15, 2019 - finished on November 24.

The premise involves Anne Frank.  :) Sounds VERY good.


 
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WATCHING YOU by Lisa Jewell - review is in the book's title.

If you enjoy Lisa Jewell's books, you won't want to miss her latest.

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FREEFALL by Jessica Barry - review will be on January 3, 2019 - finished on November 9.

   
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THE RED ADDRESS BOOK by Sofia Lundberg - review will be on January 2, 2019 - finished on November 6.

I absolutely LOVED this book.

It was a beautiful, beautiful read.  

EVERYONE needs to read this book.

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HALF OF WHAT YOU HEAR by Krystin Kusek Lewis - review is in the book's title.

 
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ONCE UPON A RIVER by Diane Setterfield - review is in the book's title.

 
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Book Currently Reading:

THE LOST GIRLS OF PARIS by Pam Jenoff - review will be on January 29, 2019. 


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Books Up Next:

FORGET YOU KNOW ME by Jessica Strawser - review will be on February 5, 2019.

 

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WE HOPE FOR BETTER THINGS by Erin Bartels - review will be on February 7, 2019.
 
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THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Kaira Rouda - review will be on February 14, 2019. 

Cover revealed on October 3, 2018. 




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THE LAST ROMANTICS - review will be on February 19, 2019.



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THE BEANTOWN GIRLS by Jane Healey - review will be on February 20.

 
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WOMAN 99 by Greer MacAllister - review will be in March 1, 2019.



No data base photo yet, but the publisher is Sourcebooks.


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THE NIGHT BEFORE by Wendy Walker - review will be on March 4, 2019.

 
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BEAUTIFUL STRANGERS by Camille Di Maio - review will be on March 5, 2019.

 
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IN ANOTHER TIME by Jillian Cantor - review will be on March 6, 2019.

 
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BEAUTIFUL BAD by Annie Ward - review will be on March 19, 2019.

 

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THE LAST YEAR OF THE WAR by Susan Meissner - review will be on March 27, 2019.


 

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WHEN WE LEFT CUBA by Chanel Cleeton - review will be on  April 8, 2019.

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THE BOOKSHOP OF THE BROKEN HEARTED by - review will be on April 9, 2019.

 
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LITTLE DARLINGS by Melanie Golding - review will be on April 25, 2019.


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PARK AVENUE SUMMER by Renee Rosen - review will be on April 30, 2019.
 
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THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU by Liv Constantine - review will be on May 6, 2019.

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THE SEVEN OR EIGHT DEATHS OF STELLA FORTUNA by Juliet Grames - review will be on May 7, 2019.
 
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THE MISSING YEARS by Lexie Elliott - review and giveaway will be on May 12, 2019.
 
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WHAT LIES BELOW by Barbara Taylor Sissel - review will be on May 23, 2019.

 
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