Author: Joshilyn Jackson

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New Release Review: The Almost Sisters

July 12, 2017 Uncategorized 3

New Release Review: The Almost SistersTitle: The Almost Sisters
Author: Joshilyn Jackson
Source: from publisher for review
Links: Indiebound |Goodreads
Rating: five-stars

Summary: I loved this even more than Joshilyn Jackson’s previous books, for it’s great geek culture and heart-warming but realistic moments.

Leia Birch Briggs has a lot on her plate. Right after finding she’s pregnant after a one night stand at a comic convention, she discovers that her always dependable step-sister has been hiding a crumbling marriage, while her grandmother has been hiding her worsening dementia. “Just when Leia thinks she’s got it all under control, she learns that illness is not the only thing [her grandmother]’s been hiding. Tucked in the attic is a dangerous secret with roots that reach all the way back to the Civil War. Its exposure threatens the family’s freedom and future, and it will change everything about how Leia sees herself and her sister, her son and his missing father, and the world she thinks she knows.” (source) Read more »

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#FuturisticFriday Review and Giveaway: The Opposite of Everyone

February 16, 2016 Uncategorized 21

#FuturisticFriday Review and Giveaway: The Opposite of EveryoneTitle: The Opposite of Everyone
Author: Joshilyn Jackson
Links: Amazon|Indiebound |Goodreads
Rating: four-stars

Summary: Although the pacing and emotional impact weren’t as perfect for me as in Someone Else’s Love Story, I was once again blown away by how believable the characters were.

To the outside world, Paula Voss seems like a vicious, unshakeable divorce attorney, but when her estranged mother writes her that she is dying, it turns her world upside down. Paula has never forgiven herself for a decision that landed her itinerant mother in prison when she was a child and even now, fears her mother hasn’t forgiven her either. When her mother’s note is followed by the revelation that Paula isn’t an only child, she becomes desperate to find her mother and repay her debt before it’s too late. Read more »

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