LOVE FINDS YOU IN BRANSON, MISSOURI
The danger and suspense that Annalise is going through feels real and exciting. Readers may relate to the strains that have developed between the main character and her family, due to her marriage to Phillip. The author shows skill in how she uses imagery, which makes the book enthralling and a page-turning read. The descriptions of Branson and the characters will make readers feel as if they are in the book.
Ellie Heinrich sets out to begin her job in Branson’s new drama. As part of her research for the new role, Ellie reads the diary of her great-grandmother, Elise Marie, and learns of her past filled with love and loss. As she becomes more engrossed in the diary, her life seems to mirror Elise’s experiences. Ellie becomes conflicted about which path to take: follow her dreams of stardom or be with the man she has fallen for? (SUMMERSIDE, Aug., 320 pp., $12.99)