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ARC Review: Meg & Jo by Virginia Kantra
Meg & Jo
Book Info

Released: December 3, 2019
Genre: Womens Fiction
Series: March Sisters #1
Pages: 400

Recommended Read!

“A heartwarming tale of family with just the right touch of romance.”
~ Under the Covers

Little Women is one of my favorite classics.  When I saw that Virginia Kantra, whom I’ve read before and enjoyed her books, was releasing a contemporary retelling of it, I was all over it!  This story as the title suggests is about two sisters, Meg and Jo.  Meg is feeling stuck in a rut in her marriage and looking for something different that gives more meaning to her life.  Jo is an aspiring chef who is also unsettled in her life.

Now, this is a loose retelling but I think the author did a really good job at taking some key points from the original and adapting them into this contemporary story.  I’ve always been a big fan of Jo and actually in this story I couldn’t help but gravitate towards Meg instead.  Her character and her issues were compelling as was her growth through the story.

I think this is also a perfect holiday book as it got plenty of celebration and family, going from Thanksgiving through Christmas.  A heartwarming tale of family with just the right touch of romance.  I am now anxiously awaiting the next book about Beth and Amy!


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About Virginia Kantra

New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra is the author of thirty novels. Her stories have earned numerous awards including two Romance Writers of America's RITA (R) Awards, and two National Readers' Choice Awards.

Her work includes the popular Dare Island series, the Children of the Sea series and, in e-book format, The MacNeills stories.

Meg and Jo, a contemporary novel inspired by Little Women, received starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly and the American Library Association's Booklist and was praised by People Magazine.


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