May 24, 2018

#BookReview of Love & War (Alex & Eliza #2) by @MelissadelaCruz

Love & War (Alex & Eliza, #2)


About the Book: 

1780. Albany, New York. 


As the war for American Independence carries on, two newlyweds are settling into their new adventure: marriage. But the honeymoon's over, and Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler are learning firsthand just how tricky wedded life can be. Alex is still General George Washington's right-hand man and his attention these days is nothing if not divided--much like the colonies' interests as the end of the Revolution draws near. Alex & Eliza's relationship is tested further by lingering jealousies and family drama.












Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Recommended Age: Teen
Genre: Historical, Romance
Overall rating: ★★★★
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About the Author: Melissa de la Cruz is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for teens including The Au Pairs series, the Blue Bloods series, the Ashleys series, the Angels on Sunset Boulevard series and the semi-autobiographical novel Fresh off the Boat.

Her books for adults include the novel Cat’s Meow, the anthology Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys and the tongue-in-chic handbooks How to Become Famous in Two Weeks or Less and The Fashionista Files: Adventures in Four-inch heels and Faux-Pas.

She has worked as a fashion and beauty editor and has written for many publications including The New York Times, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, The San Francisco Chronicle, McSweeney’s, Teen Vogue, CosmoGirl! and Seventeen. She has also appeared as an expert on fashion, trends and fame for CNN, E! and FoxNews.

Melissa grew up in Manila and moved to San Francisco with her family, where she graduated high school salutatorian from The Convent of the Sacred Heart. She majored in art history and English at Columbia University (and minored in nightclubs and shopping!).

She now divides her time between New York and Los Angeles, where she lives in the Hollywood Hills with her husband and daughter.



Check out author's other books? Blue Bloods series
Recommend this book? Totally.

Notes and Opinions: Can we talk about how cute these books are??? I completely adored the first one. Obviously Melissa de la Cuz took some liberties with story line but I think they were good ones. She did her research and tried to be as accurate as she could. Eliza and Alex moved to New York in his one and with Alex trying to get his law practice running, he has left Eliza at home feeling forgotten and unloved. I felt so bad for her. I'm starting to hate Alex. He is becoming so self-absorbed. Bur I'm super excited for last book! I can't wait to see what happens in their relationship!
 









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