Review & Giveaway: The Bird and the Bees by Neena Gaynor

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for The Bird and the Bees by Neena Gaynor, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

ABOUT THE BOOK

Title: The Bird and the Bees
Author: Neena Gaynor
Publisher: Mantle Rock Publishing
Release Date:
April 21, 2020
Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance

When Larkin Maybie buries her mother in the foothills of Appalachia, she is left all alone. Her only inheritance? A crazy aunt, a mountain of debt, and a run-down, secluded cabin left by a mysterious benefactor. While Larkin thinks an escape to a cabin miles from anything familiar might be exactly what she needs, the quick answer to her problems only leaves her with more questions… Questions concerning her true identity.

As Larkin searches for her link to the Lewandowski Estate, she begins to accept the kindness of strangers on Presque Isle and the affection of professional baseball player, Ketch Devine. Charged with caring for the cabin’s honey bees and haunted by past choices, Larkin struggles to move forward in a new direction and is running out of time. With summer and baseball season coming to an end, she must decide: what is the value of true love?

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MY REVIEW

This story had a gentle pacing to it that made me feel the solitude of the cabin that Larkin inherited. It was a story of secrets and guilt and regrets, but also of hope, love, and a finding a relationship with God.

Larkin was full of regret over the bad choices that she made both recently and in the past. I liked seeing the potential for her to get a fresh start with a truly nice guy in Erie. However, the burdens she carried made it hard for her to accept that Ketch would want her if he knew the truth.

And speaking of truth, there were secrets and many questions regarding the past that arose as Larkin began to wonder why she inherited the run down cabin.

I was surprised with how quickly Ketch realized that he was in love with Larkin, however, that does happen sometimes. I had to remind myself of that. But I did really like the dynamic of these two and hoped that Larkin could start making good decisions instead of bad ones!

(4 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

When not chasing after her two joyful little boys, Neena Gaynor enjoys beekeeping, a good cup of coffee, and writing.

She’s spent much of the last decade traveling with her husband, Wade, a former professional baseball player. Throughout the 29 changes of address and the stresses of moving a young family, Neena has learned to embrace the peace that only comes from the steady accompaniment of Christ.

CONNECT WITH NEENA: Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest

TOUR GIVEAWAY

(1) winner will receive a $15 Chick-fil-A gift card!

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway will begin at midnight September 15, 2020 and last through 11:59 PM EST on September 22, 2020. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

Giveaway is subject to the policies found here.

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About Brittany

As a homeschooling mom and avid reader, I get great joy through reading and reviewing books. I focus my reading and my reviews on Christian fiction, primarily Christian romantic fiction. I also review sweet, clean fiction. I hope you will find my reviews helpful in your decisions on what books to read.
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1 Response to Review & Giveaway: The Bird and the Bees by Neena Gaynor

  1. Kay Garrett says:

    Thank you for your review on “The Bird and the Bees” by Neena Gaynor and for being part of the blog tour.

    Sounds like a wonderful book. Can’t wait to read this new to me author’s book which is now on my TBR list.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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