Sunday, March 1, 2015

Review: Not a Word About Love: Contemporary Romance (Women's Fiction) by Hana Goldberg

Award-Winning Author
After eleven years of marriage, Maya is swept away on a sensual, daring and hilarious journey following a random meeting with a stranger. Through alleys fragrant with the pungent smell of fried rice, amid child beggars and vendors of psychedelic fabrics, she makes surprising discoveries about the stranger, and about herself. How far will she be willing to go?

˃˃˃ Uproariously funny
"This book will drive you to pursue your passions and will make you laugh out loud. A tremendous bestseller!"

largest Israeli newspaper - Yediot Achronot

˃˃˃ Captivating and sensual
A riveting and sensual story of the search for love, the longing for happiness and the fear of missing out on life.

Overall Rating:  4 Rockin’ ★★★★

Welcome to the world of Maya, a woman that is searching for an answer, an answer to why?  Her marriage is not the happy place that it once was.  She has lost her focus, her work is suffering.  Even her daughter cannot heal the unrest inside her soul.  This is the story of a woman’s quest to discover what has happened to the woman that once looked back at her in the mirror.  In this book Ms. Goldberg weaves a story of sexual tension, paradise lost and then found into a tale of reclamation. 

The world around her seems lifeless, with joy or color.  Her husband Uri sends her on a journey.  This journey is be an excursion into self-discover and rebirth. Maya’s journey takes her into a chance meeting with a man that she enters into an affair with.  This affair leads her into committing adultery with a stranger but also at the same time makes her feel that she is alive.  Through her clandestine affair, Maya begins the process of healing and finding the woman she lost.  The peace and comfort she finds in Thailand allows Maya to reestablish who she is and find her way home.

Hero –Uri: 4 stars
Heroine –Maya: 4 stars
Steam: 4 stars 
Plot: 4 stars 
Cliffhanger: No

Would I recommend this book: Yes! This is an inspiring story of how is never impossible to reclaim who you are regardless of how lost you may feel.  It sizzles with sexual lust, while at the same time being sensual and intriguing.  

Would I recommend this author: Yes! This was my first time reading a book by this author and I found her storyline unusual, her characters fascinating. I look forward to reading more for this gifted writer.

***Received an ARC of this book from the Author in exchange for an honest review***

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