Author: Robin Talley

Book Review: What We Left Behind

Posted November 5, 2015 by Lyn Kaye in book review, Lyn / 2 Comments
Book Review: What We Left Behind

After reading her debut novel Lies We Tell Ourselves, Talley made my list of autobuy authors. This new author came across as someone whom kept her integrity intact while telling her story, not matter the intensity of the situation. One of my favorite book memories came from meeting her at BEA in 2014. She stated that while she was writing Lies We Tell Ourselves, she confessed that at times, her hands were shaking because of the severity of the context of the novel. I was completely inspired by her words and her quote.  How great was this to discover that there more »

Book Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves

Posted June 25, 2015 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 1 Comment
Book Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves

There are rare moments in a reader’s life when you pick up a book and it impacts you in ways that words can’t even begin to describe what you’re left feeling at the end. The emotion I still have from Lies We Tell Ourselves is a huge chaotic thunderstorm inside my head. Where do I begin? I’ll admit that before I started reading, I didn’t know what to expect. So I didn’t take it too seriously at first. I thought it was going to be another quick read. I knew absolutely nothing about it other than it was a historical set more »

Book Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves

Posted September 11, 2014 by Lyn Kaye in book review, Lyn / 5 Comments
Book Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves

My exposure to this novel came at BEA when Kat Kennedy sweetly recommended the book at our breakfast table.  When the author came to visit us during the Harlequin breakfast, she did a wonderful job pitching her novel.  Talley mentioned that parts of this book made her “hands shake” during the writing process.  This piqued my interest, to say in the least. There are books I love to read, books I love to promote, books that I love to admire their covers, and then there are books such as Lies We Tell Ourselves.  I loved this book unconditionally. I loved more »