Lots of things. I read so much. Maybe too much? I don’t know if that’s possible, but I do read a lot. I adore it. But I’m sure I’ve talked about all that before. And I have a whole lot of these types of posts lined up to finish and publish.
You can always have a look over there ----> in my sidebar if you want to see what I’ve been reading.
I recently finished reading the book, Her Mother’s Hope, by Francine Rivers. Now, Francine Rivers is one of my favourite authors. I’ve NEVER read a book of hers that I haven’t LOVED. I very highly recommend her books.
Her Mother’s Hope is her newest book, and possibly one of her best. 500+ pages of Francine Rivers is just a little bit like heaven.
The story follows the story of Marta, as she escapes from her hard and sad family life in Switzerland to become a ferociously independent woman who begins a new life for herself in the US. She finds love, and starts a family and her life takes another huge turn, as she follows her husband into a hard life of farming.
The story explores the effects Marta’s childhood have on the way she parents her own children. We follow the story through as Marta’s daughter grows up, and begins her own independent journey – though with such a different heart and intention than her mother, and with no idea what it is that makes things the way they are between her and her mother.
I just love big sagas like that, that follow generations along until you feel like you know the characters. The relationships in this story are fascinating, and so interesting. I honestly couldn’t put it down.
Best of all? It’s part of a series, so in September, there will be more!