Posted in 2013

BOOK TOUR: Vintage by Susan Gloss


 

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Vintage-PBPaperback: 320 pages
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (September 2, 2014)
A copy provided in exchange for an honest review

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Synopsis
A small-town girl with a flair for fashion, Violet Turner had always dreamed of owning a shop like Hourglass Vintage. But when faced with the possibility of losing the store to an unscrupulous developer, she realizes that despite her usual self-reliance she cannot save it all by herself.

Eighteen-year-old April Morgan is nearly five months along in an unplanned pregnancy when her hasty engagement is broken. When she returns the perfect vintage wedding dress to Violet’s shop, she forges an unexpected bond with women who won’t let her give up on her dreams.

Betrayed by her husband, Amithi Singh begins selling off her vibrant Indian silk dresses. After decades of housekeeping and parenting a daughter who rejects her traditional ways, she fears her best days are behind her . . . until she discovers an outlet for her creativity with a needle and thread.
Vintage is a charming tale of possibility, of finding renewal, love, and hope when we least expect it.

My Thoughts
A sweet story of four women and how their lives interweave. All four women share their stories and find their present circumstances intersecting, forging business and personal relationships. The vintage clothing store snags the readers attention. A certain charm is added with the cog serving as the vintage store and its owner, great descriptions of clothing along with snippets of their past.

A feel good story with little surprises, predictability is very clear. The varying characters and their growing bond makes this a fun and sentimental story. Not heavy on character development, you still become more than familiar with each protagonist. A story of love, second chances making for a entertaining read for the beach or fireplace.

4-stars

About Susan GlossSusan Gloss

Susan Gloss is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin Law School. When she’s not writing fiction, Susan can be found working as an attorney, blogging at GlossingOverIt, or hunting for vintage treasures for her Etsy shop, Cleverly Curated. She lives with her family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Susan Gloss can also be reached through her author website, Facebook, and Twitter.

 

Here’s the tour schedule:

Tuesday, September 2nd: The Book Wheel
Wednesday, September 3rd: From L.A. to LA
Thursday, September 4th: Lavish Bookshelf
Monday, September 8th: 5 Minutes For Books
Tuesday, September 9th: From the TBR Pile
Wednesday, September 10th: nightlyreading
Monday, September 15th: Every Free Chance Book Review
Tuesday, September 16th: Drey’s Library
Thursday, September 18th: Jorie Loves a Story
Wednesday, September 24th: …bookworm…
Thursday, September 25th: Snowdrop Dreams of Books

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