Sunday, January 15, 2023

#BookReview: The Love Scribe by @amy_meyerson @parkrowbooks

Synopsis: From the bestselling author of  The Bookshop of Yesterdays comes a charming novel about a woman with a special gifther stories help people fall in love.


When Alice’s best friend, Gabby, is reeling from a breakup, Alice writes her a heartfelt story to cheer her up. While reading it in a cafĂ©, Gabby, as if by magic, meets the man of her dreams. Thinking the story might have some special power to it, Gabby shares it with her sister and other friends, who all find instant love. Word of mouth spreads, and Alice stumbles upon a new calling—to be a love scribe.

But not all the love stories she writes unfold as expected. And while Alice tries to harness her extraordinary gift, she is summoned to a mansion in the woods where she encounters the reclusive Madeline Alger and her mysterious library. As Alice struggles to write a story for Madeline, her most challenging assignment yet, she’s forced to confront her own guarded heart. Because maybe—just maybe—there’s a love story waiting to be written for her, too.

Emotional, deeply imaginative and brimming with valuable life lessons, The Love Scribe explores love, fate and the power of stories when we choose to believe in them.


Rating: 4 Stars
My Review: The cover is what caught my eye to start and wow am I forever grateful that it did.  This was like the best book for book lovers ever and I could not put it down.  If you are looking for a new romance book to sink your teeth into then check this one out.  The characters and plot just come together so well.  


"As soon as I turned the first page, I inhaled The Love Scribe in one delicious swoop. Amy Meyerson has written a clever investigation of romance that reads like a most beloved fable, and she completely charmed me with her wide-open heart. Clear-eyed and life-affirming, The Love Scribe is the perfect novel for anyone who has ever wondered if it's worth it to fall in love." —Amy Jo Burns, author of Shiner

"Readers will adore this charming and thoroughly original novel! With wisdom and whimsy, Meyerson offers a series of heartwarming vignettes which explore love, loss, grief and hope. This is a story for readers and writers alike, as it contemplates the courage and fortitude that true creative expression requires. I was utterly enchanted!" 
—Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Matchmaker's Gift

“Meyerson’s latest heartwarming novel explores what happens when a woman who shuns serious relationships discovers her talent for helping everyone around her find true love. In doing so, Meyerson deftly reminds us there are infinite paths to love, and they all include struggle and surprise. Packed with imagination and wisdom, 
The Love Scribe will make you believe in the power and magic of stories.” —Tracey Lange, New York Times bestselling author of We Are the Brennans

“This romantic, magic-tinged tale will resonate with fans of Rebecca Serle and Jenny Colgan.” 

About the Author

Amy Meyerson teaches in the writing department at the University of Southern California, where she completed her graduate work in creative writing. She has been published in numerous literary magazines and currently lives in Los Angeles. The Bookshop of Yesterdays is her first novel.

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