Saturday, November 17, 2012

Athena Book Review...


Self-proclaimed bachelorette Athena Di Jasper is at the top of her game. Her online magazine is thriving, and she's in a comfortably static relationship, free of the kind of commitment that could lead to marriage—she's seen her parents' rocky union, and it's not for her. When her on-again, off-again boyfriend Karl wants to move their relationship to the next commitment level, Athena's obvious dismay leads him to challenge her workaholic tendencies. His accusation is true: she hasn't even paused to read a novel in years. Determined to prove Karl wrong, Athena takes a break from her hectic schedule to peruse a used bookstore, where she meets Grey, the intriguing—and single—propietor. Her quest for change and her desire to see more of Grey leads Athena to stray from her to-do list and join the Newport Ladies Book Club.

When Athena's world is turned upside down by a family tragedy, she's left to care for her terminally ill father. Juggling the demands of attending to an ailing parent and running her business, Athena comes to value the friendships of the book-club members, and she find herself relying more and more on Grey's support. When she stumbles across an old shoebox in her mother's closet, she's stunned by its contents, which hold unexpected truths about her parents' relationship. As Athena delves into a past that defies her judgment about her parents' marriage, she is forced to reevaluate her views on life and love.

My Review...

I adore Heather B. Moore and I couldn't wait to read The Newport Ladies Book Club: Athena!! I enjoyed this book so much that I had a hard time putting it down! Heather does an incredible job with each character. The love and friendship in the book warmed my heart. I loved at the end what Grey whispers to Athena! This is an excellent book that I highly recommend! Make sure and check out the other titles in the Newport Ladies Book Club series! Each one of them is wonderful!

DISCLAIMER: *I do not receive any money for my posts. I do however receive the review products at no charge to evaluate and express my opinion.* 

8 comments:

Nicole Gund said...

Sounds great just added it to my list of must reads thanks Shauna!

Pam Williams said...

Athena sounds amazing!!

Belinda said...

I need a new book! Thanks for telling me about it girlfriend ;)

Karen Simmons said...

I saw you can order the Newport Ladies Book Club set. My Aunt loves to read and I plan to get it for her as a Christmas gift!

Lisa said...

Another excellent review <3

Heather B. Moore said...

Thanks so much for the review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the book :-)

Christy Ross said...

This is the type of book I enjoy. Perfect to curl up and read with a nice cup of hot chocolate!

Angela said...

Love this review :) thanks for it!!