Friday, April 5, 2024

My Thoughts and More on Even if Nothing Else is Certain by Amy Willoughby Burle

 

Even if Nothing Else is Certain JustRead Blog Tour

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Even If Nothing Else Is Certain by Amy Willoughby-Burle, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

Even If Nothing Else is Certain

Title: Even If Nothing Else Is Certain 
Series:
Love for Certain #2
Author:
Amy Willoughby-Burle
Publisher:
Fireship Press
Release Date:
March 27, 2024
Genre:
Historical Romance (clean)

Even if nothing else is certain … love still is. 

Ruby Foster loves her job as a Pack Horse librarian, but secretly she dreams of being a nurse. Since there are no schools for nursing in the hills of rural Kentucky in 1937, Ruby contents herself with harvesting medicinal plants, delivering her beloved library books, and dreaming. Dreaming mostly of a life that doesn’t leave her living in the past. Until one day she discovers that “past” camped out by the Hell for Certain creek. Could it really be Cole, the one who left her heartbroken so many years ago? Just when she starts to believe in her dreams and hope for love again, Cole reveals his true colors. Or is the truth she sees only another illusion? When nothing else in the world seems certain, can the bonds of friendship bring one searching heart and one lost soul together again?  

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My Thoughts:

Cole and Ruby were the best of friends during their adolescent years. Their friendship seemed to take on a whole new meaning one night with a kiss, then Cole and his family are gone. Fast forward to 1937, Ruby is pushing thirty and still remembers her best friend, but she also tries not to wish too much for a family all her own. She is happy to join in with the joy of her other girlfriends as they marry and have children. But Ruby is an independent sort, she was adopted by those she called grandparents, and they loved her till they passed. No, Ruby is a strong independent woman and someday her dreams may come true, but until then she is just fine. Then Cole steps back into her life.

Cole did not come from a good home. His father was something else, and throughout the story we get snippets of the past and how everything went down when his parents were forced out of the town. Cole wants to come back to the only place he ever thought of as home and make things right. Cole wants to come back to Ruby, his once upon a time best friend and the girl he loves.

Unfortunately, things do not go smoothly for these two. Just when Ruby thinks she and Cole has a chance at forever after, Cole's love for her comes into question. Is Cole different from his father, or has he been conning her this whole time? This was a good redemption and second chance romance that takes you back to a time when like today, things were not always certain. 

I was provided a copy of this novel from the author. I was not required to post a positive review and all views and opinions are my own.

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About the Author

Amy Willoughy-Burle

Amy Willoughby-Burle is an award winning fiction author living in Asheville, NC with her husband and five children. Her fiction focuses on the importance of family and friends and centers on the themes of forgiveness, second chances, and finding the beauty in the world around us. She is the author of the novels The Lemonade Year, The Year of Thorns and Honey, The Other Side of Certain and Even if Nothing Else Is Certain. Her short fiction has been published in numerous journals and in her collection, Out Across the Nowhere. 

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Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will win a $25 Amazon Gift Card, signed copies of The Other Side of Certain and Even if Nothing Else is Certain, and librarian & plant themed bookmarks, stickers and postcards!

(1) additional winner will win a signed copy of Even if Nothing Else is Certain!

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7 comments:

  1. Thank you for your review on "Even if Nothing Else is Certain" by Amy Willoughby Burle and for being part of the blog tour.

    Can't wait for the opportunity to read this book. Lovely cover!

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  2. This sounds like a great book! Deff worth checking out!

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