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The Lilac House: a bittersweet but heartfelt read

Updated: Feb 7, 2021

Thanks to Bookouture for allowing me to read an advanced copy of this book.

Anna and her kids head to their summer home in Lake Summers for some recovery and comfort after losing her husband in a car accident several months prior. As Anna gets settled and tries to sort through not only her children’s grief coping methods, but also her own, she begins to grow closer with her retired ballerina aunt, Hope, who recently opened a dance store/studio in Lake Summers. And with the new business comes with surprises that Anna never would have perceived and meets the handsome city consult, Aidan who seems to have secrets of his own. When Anna begins to develop unexpected feelings for Aidan, she is unsure if it’s too soon to be explore and questions if she can truly trust this mysterious man who hold secrets of his own. The Lilac House by Barbara Josselsohn brings grief, the excitement of new love and the guilt of moving on, to the forefront in a beautiful way. A bit descriptive at times when characters are setting things down or going from one room to the next is the only reason I deducted a star. However, the story was one that makes you have the summer feels and reminds you of the stomach butterflies of new love.

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