This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Stephanie Chapman for Readers' Favorite
Rita H. Rowe’s Never The Moon is a romantic novel featuring Jennifer, who dreamed of leaving her small town for New York City. Then she met David, who was everything that Jennifer wanted in a husband. Throughout the summer, the couple was always together. David wanted to stay with her, but the summer was ending, and he had to return to Boston to continue school. They promised to write, and Jennifer remained in love with David. However, his letters became more sporadic and then stopped. David’s aunt received an invitation to his wedding in Boston. Jennifer, crushed, moved to New York and rented an apartment with her best friend. She began a successful modeling career and met Jack at one of her company parties. They fell in love and Jack proposed to her. As she is leaving for her wedding reception, Jennifer sees David. Why is he in New York and how does Jack know who David is?
This novel tortured my heart with the life that Jennifer led. I could understand Jennifer’s heartbreak when she discovers David was getting married less than a year after he said she was his soulmate. David could have resolved this by telling her about a commitment he had already made and should not have entertained the start of a summer relationship. Jack’s involvement in the story scared me. He seemed obsessed with Jennifer from the moment he saw her picture at David’s house. His proposal was creepy, as he was waiting for her inside her apartment, although he had never been to it before. Jennifer’s development into maturity and having the ability to stand on her own was admirable. The end of the story was heartbreaking for me. Rita H. Rowe conveyed a powerful message of resilience throughout Never The Moon. Readers who enjoy romances involving relatable characters will like this story.