Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Review: Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas

Hi everyone!

So how was the long week-end? Hope you enjoyed it! I had a really nice time reading, blogging and watching TV. Really my kind of week-end :) I did go out on Monday to buy a wedge pillow. I've been having vertigo again since last Thursday and I figured it was time for me to invest in such a pillow. See, previously, the doctor has told me I shouldn't sleep flat anymore. As a result, I've been trying to achieve 45 degrees sleeping by piling up my pillows, but it was really uncomfortable for my neck, shoulders and back. I'd wake up several times a night to re-situate myself... and I developed the habit of sleeping on my stomach. So instead of 45 degree, it was more like 90 degrees ^_^; I figured there was something out there that should be able to help me and ended up with a wedge pillow. So far so good, had two great nights of sleep and when I wake up, I feel okay :) I think it will really help with the vertigo... just hope this spell doesn't last too long.

Okay, enough about me and my pillow :) Instead, let's talk books! I finally got into a reading rhythm over the week-end. Lately, I've been reading steadily... but also very slowly ^_^; Dunno why. I've been averaging 2 books a week? Maybe it was because of TV and curling, hmmmm. In any case, I read 4 books in the past 4 days, yay! Now, I just need to keep the rhythm and still do everything else LOL. So to start things off, a review :)

Last week, I reviewed Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas. I told you I wanted to have my review up because Ames and I wanted to buddy review Rainshadow Road. Well guess what? Yep, it's up over at Breezing Through! You can read it here and find out how much we enjoyed the book :)

Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas
published by St. Martin's Press in February 2012
Lucy Marinn is a glass artist living in mystical, beautiful, Friday Harbor, Washington, with a boyfriend, Kevin, who she believes is her soul mate. She has always had a magical side - a gift that finds its way into the breathtaking glasswork she creates - and she struggles to keep it contained. But when Lucy is blindsided by the most bitter kind of betrayal, she questions many of her choices. Her boyfriend leaves her and his new lover is none other than Lucy's own sister. Lucy's bitterness over this devastation is multiplied buy the fact that she has constantly made the wrong choices in her romantic life.

Meanwhile, facing the severe disapproval of Lucy's family, Kevin asks his friend Sam Nolan, a local vineyard owner on the San Juan Island, to "romance" Lucy so that she can more easily move on. But when Sam and Lucy begin to feel real sparks between them, Lucy must ask herself if she can easily risk her heart again.

As Lucy questions her beliefs about love, loyalty, and old patterns, mistakes, and new beginnings, she explores the possibility that some things in life - even after are being broken - can be re-made into something beautiful. And that is the only by discovering who you really are that you can find the one who truly deserves you.
Genre: Contemporary romance
Series: Friday Harbor series, Book #2


  1. I'll go read it now ;)

  2. Glad the pillow is working!

  3. Alex - Hope you enjoy it :)

    Isabel - Me too!! :) The vertigo is still there, but I think better...

  4. Sorry to hear the vertigo is back.. hope the pillows help. Will check you your buddy review for Rainshadow Road.

  5. Hope that pillow continues to help!

  6. Christine - The pillow is helping, but there's no miracle cure. HOpefully, it'll be gone soon :)

    Leslie - I hope so too, Les!

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