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The Summer Country ~ Lauren Willig

June 12, 2019

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Genre: Adult/Literary Fiction

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 9780062839022

480 pages

Source: TLC Book Tours

I am so grateful to have been invited to be on the tour for this book.

It’s a bit of a departure from what I’ve been reading over the last little while which is why I jumped at the opportunity.

The story begins in Barbados in 1854, through the eyes of Emily Dawson, a poor vicar’s daughter. Her status falls flat compared to her much wealthier cousins, causing a bit of family friction.

Per her status and gender, no one expects the family business to fall to Emily, rather to her rather humbling and awkward cousin Adam. Things never go according to plan, in fact or fiction, though and the resulting effects set the scene for the rest of the book.

Soon, Emily is swept up in old family secrets, a rather reluctant renovation, political upheaval, and more than her desired amount of drama.

This book is both fast paced and gorgeously slow in rolling parts. Again, it is more of a portrait, a landscape, than my usual rollicking adventures, but in my personal moment of chaos, this beauty was exactly what I needed to sink my soul into.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Amanda Suanne Photography

About Lauren Willig

Lauren Willig is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several novels. She lives in New York City with her family.

Find out more about Lauren at her website, and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

As usual, don’t just take my word for it. Check out these other TLC Book Tour stops!

Instagram Features

Tuesday, June 4th: Instagram: @rendezvous_with_reading

Thursday, June 6th: Instagram: @tarheelreader

Friday, June 7th: Instagram: @brookesbooksandbrews

Saturday, June 8th: Instagram: @theunreadshelf

Sunday, June 9th: Instagram: @giuliland

Monday, June 10th: Instagram: @writersdream

Monday, June 10th: Instagram: @somekindofalibrary

Review Stops

Wednesday, June 5th: BookNAround

Thursday, June 6th: A Chick Who Reads

Friday, June 7th: Reading Reality

Monday, June 10th: Broken Teepee

Tuesday, June 11th: Instagram: @beritaudiokilledthebookmark

Wednesday, June 12th: Iwriteinbooks’s blog

Thursday, June 13th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Monday, June 17th: Read Like a Mother

Tuesday, June 18th: Into the Hall of Books

Wednesday, June 19th: Laura’s Reviews

Thursday, June 20th: bookchickdi

Friday, June 21st: Always With a Book

TBD: Tuesday, June 4th: Instagram: @readingmama_reviews

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