Tay was the one to first introduce me to TJR, by way of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo - a book that awoke my previously unrealized love of historical fiction and tore me away from my exclusively previous allegiance to mysteries/thrillers/suspense. Seriously, the story that TJR wove was so incredible that I couldn't accept the fact that Evelyn Hugo wasn't a real person - I'm still currently sifting through Old Hollywood because I still think she exists. So when I heard she had a new book coming out? Sign. Me. UP.
Dear Mrs. Bird is a delightful WWII (these two words don't feel right together) novel that focuses on the civilians and how they redefined their new normal.
Goodreads synopsis: A debut novel of family, fame, and religion that tells the emotionally stirring, wildly captivating story of the seventeen-year-old daughter of an evangelical preacher, star of the family's hit reality show, and the secret pregnancy that threatens to blow their entire world apart. Esther Ann Hicks--Essie--is the youngest child on Six for Hicks,… Continue reading The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir – Book Review
Thanks to Scribd, I discovered that I am actually an audiobook fan! My August wrap-up is a list of highly recommended listens 🙂