Book & Author Details:
My Name Is Rose by Alexa Kingaard
Published by: Acorn Publishing | Publication date: March 15th 2019
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult
Rose is unsettled, curious, and bored. Life in a hippie commune is her parent’s dream come true, not hers. She doesn’t share their passion for living off the land, nor does she enjoy the isolation that is thrust upon her. When she convinces them to send her to public school in the nearby town, a new world opens up to her.
As she pursues her education, Rose chooses a different path, leaving her parents heartbroken at her insistence they are hiding something from her. She’s convinced her father isn’t the man her mother married.
Although she finds love far away from her roots and upbringing, her wounds only deepen as she keeps her family at arm’s length. What she loses during those years can only be retrieved with her understanding that “a Rose by any other name is still a Rose.
My Name is Rose - Alexa Kingaard
I enjoyed reading this heartfelt story. It is a good reminder that secrets we keep can be a burden to us as much as those we love. Also that sometimes it takes most of our lifetime to completely realize what is really important. It is always best to stay close to family. There is nothing in this life that is as important.
The book cover and title of the book are a perfect match for the story.
The characters are well-developed and it is easy to feel their emotions.
I highly recommend this story to others. It has a lot to offer.
I give this book a literary rating of 5/5
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Alexa Kingaard was born in San Diego, CA and has lived most of her life in the area. She currently resides in Carlsbad and is the mother of an adult son and daughter who continue to be her biggest fans and cheerleaders. A realtor for fifteen years, she remains involved with her profession and praises her brokers and clients for giving her the nod to be creative.
She gives all the credit for completing her debut novel, KEEP FOREVER, to her inspiration and late ex-husband, Jeff, who battled the residual effects of the Vietnam War for decades after his return.
Her second novel, MY NAME IS ROSE, will be released through Acorn Publishing March 15, 2019.
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