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Hindsight Blog Tour - Review & Giveaway

Hi everyone! Today I have a stop on the Hindsight blog tour. I have a review of the book and a giveaway for you all.


Hindsight
By: Sarah Belle

Blurb
Humour, wit, and just a touch of humility: the swinging 60s as you’ve never seen them before!

The universe has sent Juliette a sign. She wishes it had been an email instead...

Juliette’s career is on fire, her marriage and family are in melt-down, and a red-hot goddess wants her husband. But those are the least of her worries when she wakes up on her lounge room floor in the year 1961.

Without any of her modern conveniences — nanny, housekeeper, surgically attached mobile phone, designer wardrobe, and intravenous lattes — Juliette is just over fifty years out of her comfort zone. But as she takes on the role of a 1961 housewife, with gritted liberated teeth, she discovers an unexpected truth: slower doesn’t mean boring, at home doesn’t mean dull, and priorities don’t mean sacrifices.

As she finds unexpected friendships, a resuscitated love life, tragedy and triumph, Juliette begins to wonder if she really wants to return home after all.

My Review
Juliette has without meaning to put her family on the back burner for her job. She skips family functions and dinners to work. Her husband and kids are tired of it and when faced with the choice work less or get out she may just make the wrong decision. She better hurry if she wants to keep her husband cause a woman is waiting in the shadows to snag him.She turns to the bottle one night and when she wakes up she is in 1961. She has to learn to adjust to doing all the work herself, taking care of kids, and trying to raise a family in a time when the woman stays home and the men work. She finds she has friends, family and so much more in this time. She learns much about herself in her trip back but will she want to go home when its time.

Juliette is a hard worker there is no denying that. She is a looker as well, paying good money to keep herself kept up. She does love her family but at times her own selfish needs come first. I didn't like her at first at all. When she makes the trip back in time is when she really started to shine for me. I come to like her as she shows strength, compassion, love and more in this time. She truly became someone you would want to be your friend or family.

Every so often you read a book that you want to reread over and over. One you wish you could read for the first time again and again. This is one of those books. I love this book and it is easily going into my top books read this year. When you first start reading this book you may hate or dislike Juliette. I know I did. When the book takes you back in time it changes you as well. I laughed as it was easy to picture a woman from today's times thrust into the past. The author does a great job describing the times. My husband probably thought I was ready for the loony bin awhile i was reading this book. I would laugh at times and at one point I did cry as my heart got broken. A short while later I was laughing again. That is the type of book this is. I can certainly see why Juliette at times didn't want to go back. It was a hard time back then but simpler in some ways. This book will show you what is important in life and all that comes with it. You will go through many emotions reading this and it will touch your life.

5 out of 5 Stars

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Author Info
Sarah Belle started her professional life in the hospitality industry, working in some of the roughest hotels in Melbourne in the late Eighties, surrounded by drug dealers, prostitutes, pimps, and undercover police. Tiring of the inherent dangers of her working environment, Sarah completed a business degree and went on to work in the recruitment industry and the Department of Defence, where she met and married the man of her dreams: a dashing, Army Blackhawk pilot. They have four young sons and live on the beautiful Queensland coast, where Sarah's days are spent being a frazzled mum, writer, Bikram Yoga devotee and the only woman in a house of five males. 


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Giveaway
For your chance to win a digital copy of Hindsight simply comment below with some way to contact you in case you win.

Follow the rest of the tour at the following link.

3 comments:

  1. This sounds like a really cool and fun book! I would love to read and review this one :)

    contact info is
    christy.coleman.14@gmail.com

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  2. Thanks so much for having me today, Pam! Love your blog.

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