Genesis 5020

Stories for His Glory

Bookshop by the Sea by Denise Hunter April 30, 2021

Filed under: Book Reviews — Melissa Finnegan @ 12:13 pm
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Sophie Lawson should be enjoying her sister’s wedding day. But nothing could have prepared her to see the best man again.

After her mother became bedridden and her father bailed on the family, Sophie found herself serving as a second mother to her twin brother, Seth, and younger sister, Jenna. Sophie supported her siblings through their college years, putting aside her own dream of opening a bookshop in Piper’s Cove—the quaint North Carolina beach town they frequented as children.

Now it’s finally time for Sophie to follow her own pursuits. Seth has a new job, and Jenna is set to marry her college beau in Piper’s Cove. But the destination wedding reunites Sophie with best man Aiden Maddox, her high school sweetheart who left her without a backward glance.

When an advancing hurricane strands Aiden in Piper’s Cove after the wedding, he finds the hotels booked to capacity and has to ask Sophie to put him up until the storm passes. As the two ride out the weather, old feelings rise to the surface. The delay also leaves Sophie with mere days to get her bookshop up and running. Can she trust Aiden to stick around? And will he find the courage to risk his heart?

My thoughts:

I always enjoy Denise’s books so I was excited to read this new series.

It was a good story but I will say this wasn’t one of my favorites. I’m not really sure why it just didn’t suck me in as much as her books usually do.

I did enjoy how it deals with the wounds both characters deal with and how it affects their relationship with others.

I am interested to see who the next book will focus on and it was night to see characters from the previous series make an appearance.

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Grab your copy at your local bookstore, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Christianbook.com or your favorite retailer.

A copy of this book was given to me through Netgalley. All opinions are my own.

 

One Response to “Bookshop by the Sea by Denise Hunter”

  1. carylkane Says:

    Melissa, Thank you for sharing your honest thoughts.


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