Review: The Diary

Sweet, Poignant, a love story

Eileen Goudge has written 16 novels, with another book to be released this fall. I encourage you to visit her website, it’s filled with great content. Here’s a sample (the last line of her Biography): Yes, happy endings do exist, in life as well as in fiction. There's only one catch: You have to write them for yourself. I wish every one of you success in making your own dreams come true.

As children we often forget our parents lived a life before having children. The Diary is the story of two sisters finding their mother’s diary and learning about their mother’s past. As they read the diary they learn that their mother had two great loves in her life.

I enjoy reading novels told in letters/diary entrees so I knew I would like this book. An easy, fast read keeping you engaged from beginning to end. She takes you along with her and keeps you wondering where she is going.
Type: Fiction, 207 pages, Trade paperback

When sisters Emily and Sarah stumble across an old diary while cleaning out their dying mother’s attic, they are stunned to learn that she was in love with another man before she married their dad. As they read on, they are left with more questions than answers.

“I've always loved reading a good romance and this one . . . oh, this one, is special. The Diary is a lovely book, tender, poignant and touching. It really comes from Eileen's heart.” — New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber