Anytime you see a Cardinal, say hi, it is a loved one from heaven that’s near by. They know you are in pain, and this is their way of comforting you.
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Shakespeare said it best when he wrote” what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” This is a taut, gripping novel of deception, financial ruin and infidelity with lots of twists and turns to keep you guessing until the very end. Toss in a character with a major mental illness and all of this leads to a book you won’t want to put down. The kidnapping of a 6 month old baby is the catalyst for the slow unraveling of three families. This will keep you reading until well past you bedtime but it’s so worth it.
This novel, which is the basis of the PBS series, is full of palace intrigue, family issues and ultimately a beautiful love story. Victoria is quite young when she assumes the English throne and finds herself surrounded by those currying her favor for their own means, others wishing to see her fail because of her youth and those who are loyal to her no matter what. This is a quick, enjoyable read and a grand companion to the series.
This is quite a departure from Ms Kinsella’s Shopaholic series. Katie is a research assistant struggling in all facets of her life. She loses her job which forces her to return to her childhood farm. That’s where Katie begins to discover what’s really important and starts to shape her life into what she always wanted it to be. Although there are plenty of comedic events and situations to keep you laughing, this is a much more adult approach to addressing life’s issues and everyday struggles.