A Good Home

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 thoughts on “An Honest House by Cynthia Reyes”

  1. 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!

    1. Maybe we look for and find the kindred spirit in each other, Brad. Many of us are intelligent, but there’s also a welcome kindness in each person who reads my books or follows my blogs. Intelligence without compassion is something I want no part of.

      1. 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! 🙂

  2. 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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