Reviews by Heather @ Beyond the Aisle

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For the Love

For the Love

On 4/6 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: I often paraphrase one of my YA literature heroes, Sharon Draper, in saying that my job as a teacher is to get "the right book into the hands of the right kid at the right time." I'm not sure if BookLook Bloggers sees their goal as getting the right book into my hands at the right time, but they have ... Book Review: For the Love by Jen Hatmaker

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

3 Stars

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Breaking Busy

Breaking Busy

On 4/6 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: In the first chapter of Breaking Busy, Alli Worthington describes her breaking point - convinced she'd lost her iPhone in a taxi after a 2 a.m. wakeup call, she borrowed another person's phone in a busy airport only to be answered by her ringing bra. For Alli, that moment was a clear sign that she'd ... Book Review: Breaking Busy by Alli Worthington

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3 Stars

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The Curiosity Keeper

The Curiosity Keeper

On 8/27 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: A good Regency romance usually has several standard elements: an emphasis on good manners and high society, activities Jane Austen would have been familiar with (carriage rides, dinners, garden walks), and a hint of mystery. Sarah E. Ladd's The Curiosity Keeper features a headstrong heroine and a humble ... Book Review: The Curiosity Keeper by Sarah E. Ladd

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3 Stars

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The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

On 6/20 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: With Once Upon a Time on summer hiatus, I needed something to fill my longing for castles, balls, and horseback rides through forests, and The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest was the perfect fit. I was intrigued when I saw the gorgous cover art and the description of the book as "Swan Lake meets Robin Hood," ... Book Review: The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson

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3 Stars

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Deception on Sable Hill

Deception on Sable Hill

On 6/1 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: Since several of the best books I've read as a BookLook Blogger have been historical romance, I decided to get back into that genre this month. Since one of my reading goals this years is to read more mysteries, Deception at Sable Hill was the perfect choice, especially considering that I've been a fan ... Book Review: Deception on Sable Hill: A Chicago World's Fair Mystery by Shelley Gray

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

3 Stars

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An Uncertain Choice

An Uncertain Choice

On 4/3 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: I've been obsessed with the medieval period since I was a kid (I went from being a three-year-old who only wanted to draw castles to a twenty-year-old who only wanted to read Chaucer), so when I read the description of Uncertain Choice, he first book in a new YA historical fiction series, I bumped it ... Book Review: An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

3 Stars

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Still Life

Still Life

On 3/5 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: Still Life by Christa Parrish is a story about how small choices can change our lives. It's also a story about fallout - after a world famous photojournalist dies in a plane crash, two women's lives are sent reeling. One is his young widow, Ada, who followed her heart out a fundamentalist Christian sect ... Book Review: Still Life by Christa Parrish

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Plague of Unicorns

A Plague of Unicorns

On 2/19 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: As my students know, fantasy and science fiction are my favorite genres – the weirder, the better! When I was a teenager, Jane Yolen became one of my favorite fantasy authors – I particularly loved her fairytale retellings and stories about dragons. I remember having to take a break between reading ... Classroom Library Book Review: A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

3 Stars

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Love at Mistletoe Inn

Love at Mistletoe Inn

On 12/13 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: Set in small-town Harmony, Idaho, the Christian romance novella Love at Mistletoe Inn is Hope Prentiss' story. Hope, an accountant by trade, helps her Aunt Verna run a rustic wedding venue called Harmony Creek. She's dating a conservative banker with dreams of running for office. Above all things, ... Book Review: Love at Mistletoe Inn by Cindy Kirk

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2 Stars

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Bluebonnet Bride

Bluebonnet Bride

On 6/12 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: At the turn of the 20th century, Elli Korpela boards The Baltic with hundreds of eager women, all seeking new beginnings and brighter futures in America . . . as mail order brides. Escaping a forced engagement, Elli seeks refuge in a faraway marriage, desperately needing her new life with a Texan named ... Book Review: Bluebonnet Bride by Colleen Coble

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Nesting Place

The Nesting Place

On 5/22 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: I've been reading Myquillyn Smith's blog, The Nesting Place, for some time now, and I was excited when I found out that she was writing a book, I knew I'd want to give it a read. The book's tagline is a motto well-known to Myquillyn's blog readers: "it doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful." How ... Book Review: The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith

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4 Stars

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Nashville Sweetheart

Nashville Sweetheart

On 4/29 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: In Rachel Hauck's Nashville Sweetheart, we meet Aubrey James, the daughter of beloved Southern gospel singers who were killed in a tragic accident. Aubrey has hit some bumps along the way while paving her own road as the "Queen of County Soul." She's taken on a grueling tour, she's just become the unwilling ... Book Review: Nashville Sweetheart by Rachel Hauck

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

3 Stars

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