Book Review | More Than Words by Jill Santopolo #bookreview #orangecountyreads

Book Review | More Than Words by Jill Santopolo #bookreview #orangecountyreads

Genre: Contemporary, Romance

Published: February 5, 2019

Pages: 352

🍊🍊🍊🍊/5

My Review:

Nina is the perfect daughter. She’s smart, beautiful and understands the responsibility of her family’s legacy. Her fiancé is her best friend and they’ve grown up together.

She feels pressure after her father dies to do everything he expected – marry the guy, run the company and continue his legacy.

This story is about love and loss. Learning that people don’t always deserve to be put on a pedestal. That it’s okay to be brave and honest. That sometimes you should make changes in your life if they are needed.

This was a very good read and I felt connected to the characters and their struggles.

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About the Author:

Jill Santopolo is the author of the nationally and internationally bestselling novel The Light We Lost, which has been translated into more than 30 languages, as well as the Alec Flint Mysteries, the Sparkle Spa series, and the Follow Your Heart books. She holds a BA in English Literature from Columbia University, an MFA in Writing for Children from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and a certificate in Intellectual Property Law from NYU. Jill is also the Editorial Director of Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, where she edits many critically-acclaimed, award-winning, and best-selling bookstore kids and teens. When she’s not writing or editing, Jill is a thesis advisor at The New School in their MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults and has been on the faculty of the Columbia Publishing Course. Jill has traveled all over the U.S.—and to Canada and Europe—to speak about writing and storytelling. She lives in New York City.

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