Book Review: Meg & Jo by Virginia Kantra

Meg & Jo by Virginia Kantra


BOOK INFO

Title: Meg & Jo
Author: Virginia Kantra
Publisher: Berkley
Publish Date: December 3, 2019
Genre: Contemporary
Series: na
Goodreads Ratings: Me 3.00 / Community 3.74


BOOK BLURB

The timeless classic Little Women inspired this heartwarming modern tale of four sisters from New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra.

The March sisters—reliable Meg, independent Jo, stylish Amy, and shy Beth—have grown up to pursue their separate dreams. When Jo followed her ambitions to New York City, she never thought her career in journalism would come crashing down, leaving her struggling to stay afloat in a gig economy as a prep cook and secret food blogger.

Meg appears to have the life she always planned—the handsome husband, the adorable toddlers, the house in a charming subdivision. But sometimes getting everything you’ve ever wanted isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

When their mother’s illness forces the sisters home to North Carolina for the holidays, they’ll rediscover what really matters.

One thing’s for sure—they’ll need the strength of family and the power of sisterhood to remake their lives and reimagine their dreams.



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MY REVIEW

A retelling featuring the March sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. The two older sisters, Meg and Jo, are the focus of this novel. Meg is living a picture perfect life as a stay-at-home mother. Jo is living in New York working as a cook and food blogger. When their mother gets ill, the sisters step in to help out.

Told from the alternating points of view of Meg and Jo. They live completely different lives, but both women want to be there for their family. A modern tale of family, life, romance, work, and sisterhood.

An enjoyable read. Recommended for fans of Little Women and contemporary novels.

I received a free digital copy of this book from the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.


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