Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Blog Tour ~ "Sense and Sensibility: A Latter-Day Tale" by Rebecca H. Jamison

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Sense and Sensibility: A Latter-day TaleSense and Sensibility: A Latter-day Tale by Rebecca H. Jamison
My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: Received to Review
Genre: Classic Retelling with LDS emphasis

Book Description: Which is the key to love—passion or sensibility? Sensible Elly and romantic Maren are sisters trying to hold their family together in the wake of their father’s bankruptcy and death. As each unexpectedly encounters the madness and misadventures of love, will they ever find the true happiness they dream of? This modern reimagination of the Jane Austen favorite will capture your heart all over again.

My thoughts: This story was just what I needed. Rebecca H. Jamison has taken a classic story and put a modern day spin on it. I think that if Jane Austen's characters were real people, they would like how they were portrayed in this book. :)

There are times when I finish the last sentence of a book that word's pop into my head. This book it was "awe". It left me with a great feeling that all was well with the world. Every loose end that I could see was closed and I felt contentment.

If you enjoy retellings of classic books, this is one that you may want to try. The book is written with religious references, but it is not the underlying theme of the book. I would feel comfortable letting my teenage daughter read this book. It's clean and entertaining.

About the Author:  Rebecca H. Jamison has lived on a live volcano, excavated the bones of a prehistoric mammal, and won first prize at a rigged chili cook-off. She wrote novels just for fun until she made a New Year’s resolution in 2011 to submit a manuscript to publishers. Her first two published works are Persuasion: A Latter-day Tale and Emma: A Latter-day TaleRebecca grew up in Virginia. She attended Brigham Young University, where she earned a BA and MA in English. In between college and graduate school, she served a mission to Portugal and the Cape Verde islands. Her job titles have included special education teacher’s aide, technical writer, English teacher, and stay-at-home mom. Rebecca enjoys running, dancing, reading, and watching detective shows. She lives with her husband and children in Utah. You can learn more about her atwww.rebeccahjamison.com

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