July 2014 Book Reviews

Book Review: Love by the Morning Star

Author: Laura L. Sullivan
Pages: 320
Published: June 3, 2014
Genre: YA, Historical Fiction, Romance
Rating: 3.5/5

This was an okay read. Not really a genre that I’m normally super excited to read, but I did enjoy it.

Description from Goodreads: “Upstairs, downstairs, and in which lady’s chamber?

On the brink of World War II, two girls are sent to  the grand English country estate of Starkers. Hannah, the half-Jewish daughter of a disgraced distant relative, has been living an artistic bohemian life in a cabaret in pre-war Germany and now is supposed to be welcomed into the family. Anna, the social-climbing daughter of working-class British fascists, is supposed to be hired as a maid so that she can spy for the Nazis. But there’s a mix-up, and nice Hannah is sent to the kitchen as a maid while arrogant Anna is welcomed as a relative.

And then both girls fall for the same man, the handsome heir of the estate . . . or do they?

In this sparkling, saucy romance, nearly everything goes wrong for two girls who are sent to a grand English estate on the brink of World War II—until it goes so very, very right!”

I thought this book was decent. A little predictable and slightly frustrating due to the main plot being reliant on no one speaking up for themselves. This was nothing mind blowing, but was a nice book to read to switch things up for a little bit.


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