It’s 1977 and Cassie Lyman, a graduate student in women’s history, is struggling to find a topic for her doctoral dissertation. When she discovers a trove of drawings, suffrage cartoons, letters, and diaries at Smith College belonging to Kate Easton, founder of the Birth Control League of Massachusetts in 1916, she believes she has located her subject.
Digging deeper into Kate’s life, Cassie learns that she and Kate are related—closely. Driven to understand why her family has never spoken of Kate, Cassie travels to Cape Ann to attend her sister’s shotgun wedding, where she questions her female relatives about Kate—only to find herself soon afterward in the same challenging situation Kate faced.
Lemons In The Garden of Love is an incredible and poignant tale courtesy of the author Ames Shelson who takes the reader on a unique journey like no other. Ames Shelson is a talented and well-accomplished author, and her work is gripping as well as riveting and that is why I already have to recommend this novel to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more about the incredible Lemons In The Garden of Love!
Lemons In The Garden of Love is a wonderful tale full of twists and turns that will take its readers on a journey of ups and downs that will captivate and entertain you from start to finish! The reader in Lemons In The Garden of Love will be introduced to the protagonist and star of the novel, Cassie Lyman, and will be thrust back in time to 1977. It is here that Cassie is a graduate of women’s history and is looking for a subject for her doctoral dissertation and she soon finds it. Cassie discovers diaries, letters, drawings, and more belonging to Kate Easton, a woman who founded the birth control league of Massachusetts in 1916. Cassie soon delves into the life of Kate, looking to better understand her and her beliefs and when she does she learns that she is closely related to Kate but has never heard of her. This forces Cassie to embark on a journey within her own family to learn why her family has never spoken of Kate and when she does she learns truths previously hidden and what follows is a beautiful and poignant tale of two women from different times and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Lemons In The Garden of Love!
The tale of Lemons In The Garden of Love is gripping, moving, and let’s not forget poignant! This story truly did astound me with its captivating narration and marvelous plotline in which many twists and turns occur. As well as it being an excellent, stellar novel, it is also a unique, diverse one and I have to say that I adored this because I was getting very tired of reading the same old books so thank you, Ames Shelson, for writing a novel that is fresh, exciting and gripping!
Ames Shelson can only be described as a talented, accomplished writer who knows what a reader wants in a great story. As I read Lemons In The Garden of Love, I read every sentence slowly so that I could absorb all of the book’s information; I felt as if I was there and it made for an immersive reading experience. Shelson is an excellent writer who is well accomplished, and her work astounded me from the very beginning thanks to her original plot, as well as her compelling characters that in turn made me invest in the story even more!
To conclude my thoughts on the captivating novel that is Lemons In The Garden of Love, I would say if you are bored with the same old books then take a chance with this gem because you will not be disappointed. It has everything you would want in a great story, and that is spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters, and a brilliant author. Lemons In The Garden of Love gets five stars from me, book lovers! So be sure to have a read of the preview below, you won’t regret it!
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