An Honest House by Cynthia Reyes

Laurie Graves, American author, book reviewer and blogger gave me an early Christmas present: a wonderful review of An Honest House. Laurie is the author of the brand-new “Maya and the Book of Everything”. Thank you, Laurie.

Notes From the Hinterland

an-honest-house_I’m going to take a break from promoting my book to sing the praises, as the saying goes, of another book—An Honest House: A Memoir, Continued by Cynthia Reyes As the title suggests, An Honest House is the sequel to A Good Home, and while you will definitely want to read both books, An Honest house stands by itself.

In An Honest House, Cynthia Reyes recounts the struggles of living life with chronic injuries she suffered during a car crash some years ago. She writes “Time passed. The injuries didn’t. It took me nearly two years to face it: instead of recovering, I was getting worse. Alone in the house one day, I admitted to a series of stark truths. Easy mobility? Gone. Independence? Gone. Eloquent speech, quick wit, easy confidence? Gone, gone, gone.”

And what do you do if you’re a successful journalist who has…

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41 responses to “An Honest House by Cynthia Reyes

  1. Kev

    Well worth the praise! 😉

  2. A lovely review, and I echo Kev’s comment. Well worth it indeed.

  3. I completely agree. Wonderful book.

  4. A wonderful review – but not more than you deserve!

  5. What a warm, glowing review, so well deserved too. Many congratulations and Happy Christmas, Cynthia.

  6. Cynthia, I smiled as I read the “just one more chapter” line; that’s exactly what happened to me when I read your books. Congratulations on a wonderful review.
    Blessings ~ Wendy

  7. Congratulations! A very, very wonderful review, Cynthia, every word of it. Yes, it was hard to put your books down at night, and I resorted to reading by flashlight. I am looking forward to your next book!

  8. Congratulations again Cynthia. You seem to do very well at connecting with other people who enjoy sharing your books. A master connector. 🙂

  9. Congratulations on an outstanding review, Cynthia!

  10. What a lovely review, Cynthia! I’m sure the book deserves it, and I am looking forward to reading your first book.

  11. A wonderful review, Cynthia. Congratulations!

  12. I feel joy for you with every good review and exposure:). Well deserved and then some!

  13. Wonderful review Cynthia .. Love the .. Just one more chapter 😃

  14. Great review Cynthia but no less than it warrants 🙂

  15. Congrats on a wonderful review. 🙂

    • Thanks. I’ve asked my daughter to buy me your latest book, since books are all I want for Christmas. So I hope to start reading soon!

      • Oh, I’m touched Cynthia. I sure do look forward to getting to yours on my dreaded TBR. I will get there eventually. And, as a heads up, my new book is going free this coming Monday as a Christmas treat! 🙂

  16. How wonderful to get such a great review, Cynthia, you must be so pleased after all the passion and hard work that went into it. Just ordered a copy and look forward to reading it during my christmas break. Have a good xmas yourself 🙂

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