Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Synopsis:
When her wealthy college roommate invites her for an idyllic summer at her family’s rustic compound, shy Mabel fears that the secret she’s hiding will destroy all her hopes for a lifetime of happiness and security.

Review:
Bittersweet was a thoroughly engrossing read and it just swept me away. The descriptive passages were so well done that I wanted to visit Winloch myself. I loved the depth and intricacy of the relationships between the characters, especially as communicated through Mabel’s limited point of view. The best praise I can give it is to compare it to the books of T. Greenwood–and lo and behold, she was thanked in the acknowledgements.

Many thanks to Crown for the review copy.

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