A fantastic interview in The Huffington Post!
Dear Carolina is one of PopSugar’s “Romance Books for May that You Won’t Be Able to Put Down!”
A Southern Girl’s Bookshelf said, Dear Carolina “will touch your soul like no other.”
Dierdre Parker Smith from The Salisbury Post wrote an amazing article about my journey to Dear Carolina!
Ope’s Opinion calls DEAR CAROLINA,”The most precious adoption story I have ever read.”
“Dear Carolina is a lovely contemporary story of two strong women, family, love, and finding your way.” — Kate Tilton,
Sharon from Roses and Rust says, “Written with humour and compassion, Kristy brings the characters to life and draws you into the struggles that they face.”
Mary Ann Miller from It’s All Gravy said, “This is a book to be savored over time, perhaps while sitting on a veranda and sipping a chilled glass of sweet tea. A highly recommended read.”
Booking Mama says, “DEAR CAROLINA would make a wonderful book club selection.” Thanks for the amazing review! Dear Carolina available on Amazon!
DEAR CAROLINA review from Pinecones and Acorns: “I loved the Southern sayings and charm that is ever-present…” http://bit.ly/1KTahEn
Cosy Carolina said, “Let me tell you, this book is GOOD!”
On D Bookshelf said of DEAR CAROLINA, “You would never suspect that this is (Harvey’s) first novel.”
Lovely Lucy Williams calls DEAR CAROLINA, “A heartfelt and Southern novel that will appeal to every woman.”
Powell Brower Home calls DEAR CAROLINA: “A beautiful tribute to rising from adversity and love conquering all.” http://bit.ly/1I8s
DEAR CAROLINA one of A Southern Girl’s Bookshelf’s “superfaves of April!
Reviews She Rote said, “I was hooked!!!”
Tamara from Traveling with T said, “”DEAR CAROLINA will tug at your heart-strings in so many ways.”
Marty from A Stroll Thru Life says, “This is the perfect story of life, love, sacrifice, family and how one child can forever change two women and their families. Such a loving and beautifully written story.”
Melissa from Bibliotica offers an insightful and thoughtful review, saying: “Harvey has a bright future ahead of her.”
Sweet friends from Taylor Greenwalt say: “I didn’t want it to end…”
Vel from Life and Home at 2102 says of Dear Carolina, “This book was heaven sent… Poignant and pure.”
So excited to be on A Southern Girl’s Bookshelf’s 2015 Summer Reads list!
Thanks so much, Andrea, for including me in Great Thoughts’s Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Post! Such an honor!
A touching and personal review from Carolyn of Vintage Mulberry, who says, “The book was perfect!”
Jessica from Crossroad Reviews calls Dear Carolina “an amazing debut.”
Katie Clooney from Preppy Empty Nester calls Dear Carolina a “great tale of love, complicated family relationships, and heart-wrenching sacrifice.”
A gorgeous review of DEAR CAROLINA from Maria of Whiskey Tales: “The strength of the women, the richness of the characters traveling this story is beautiful, and it’s lovely and it’s brave. It is a book well worth reading for the writing and the story.”
The fabulous Mary Ann from Classic Casual Home gives her initial impressions of DEAR CAROLINA! (Hint: She wishes she was from the South!)
A wonderful review of DEAR CAROLINA on Cassandra M’s Place!
A fun interview with author Glynis Smy!
DEAR CAROLINA takes its place on The Virtual Bookcase!
A wonderful review of DEAR CAROLINA from Terri at Chick Lit Plus: “Dear Carolina is an amazing story about a mother’s love that will touch your heart in a way that one rarely finds. I loved this story and the idea that this sweet girl would have these letter’s to treasure for years to come.”
A great review of DEAR CAROLINA from Jody at A Spoonful of Happy Endings: “[The] story held me in its grip until the very last page…”
A lovely review of DEAR CAROLINA from Andrea Bates at Good Girl Gone Redneck. “I especially love the format of the book. You just slip right into the story and stay there. You’re going to love it.”
A fabulous reveiw for DEAR CAROLINA from Lynn Byrne at Decor Arts Now: “What a pleasure Dear Carolina is. With two strong female lead characters in the Southern tradition of the women found in Steel Magnolias, the reader is grabbed from the outset. You can’t help but be uplifted by the end of this novel. I loved Dear Carolina. Go get it…”
A great review for DEAR CAROLINA from Maryann at It’s Not All Gravy: “This is a book to be savored over time, perhaps while sitting on a veranda and sipping a chilled glass of sweet tea. A highly recommended read.”
A sweet review of DEAR CARLOINA by Cindy Hattersley at Rough Luxe Lifestyle: “You will love this book… If you loved Steel Magnolias you will adore Sweet Carolina….it is about the strength of a mothers love and the sacrifices she has to make…”
A fabulous review for DEAR CAROLINA from Laurie Carlson at Laurie Here: “If I can recommend one book in which you become so emotionally invested in, THIS IS IT! Why? I realized how amazing the writing is in this book, that this author is pretty darned amazing that these characters felt like ‘real life’ people! Koodles to this author, Kristy Woodson Harvey! Read this one!”
A wonderful review for DEAR CAROLINA from Darlene at Peeking Between the Pages: “I really enjoyed this novel. Recommended for fans of Southern women’s fiction and I think that this is one novel that would be a good book club pick too with a lot of discussion sparked over adoption and issues with getting pregnant as just a few of the topics. Very enjoyable!”
A great review for DEAR CARLOINA from Marsha at Splenderosa: “This is one of the most loving, sensitive, caring books I’ve read in a long time, and has “just plain common sense” which we all sorely need.”
A lovely review for DEAR CAROLINA from Stacy Curran at South Shore Decorating: “I LOVED it. You guys, I’m not kidding – if you like southern fiction, you have to read this book. It’s amazing and moving and just plain beautiful.”
Such a nice review of DEAR CAROLINA from Carrie at Cosy Carolina: “Let me tell you, this book is GOOD! My favorite authors have a way of using words to cut right to whatever it is I’m feeling. It’s like they have a special window into my soul. That’s true with Dear Carolina.”
A fabulous review for DEAR CAROLINA from Emily Lewis at Mrs. Mommy Booknerd: “A moving novel set in the South that rings true to the meaning of family, motherhood and love. With honest and distinct voices the characters grab at your heart and don’t let go. This is a book that I will not soon forget. Woodson Harvey is an up and coming voice in literature and her writing is distinct, original and rich in deepth. 4.5 stars”
A very nice review for DEAR CAROLINA from Terry Mitchell at Terry’s Book Addiction: “Dear Carolina is an amazing story about a mother’s love that will touch your heart in a way that one rarely finds. I loved this story and the idea that this sweet girl would have these letter’s to treasure for years to come.”
A really beautiful review of DEAR CAROLINA from Cindy Bargainer at Forever Design: “I laughed, I cringed, I cried and I rejoiced as these precious people became a part of me: a part of my family as they created their own. It made me want to trust more, to risk more, to believe more. It made me believe in humanity more and in God’s ability to use sinful, fallen people for His lofty good use. I believe that everyone will feel what I did. Only a gifted writer can accomplish that. Well done, Kristy. Thank you for writing about the power of joy and hope and love in a time when the world would have us believe that there is only despair.”
A great review of DEAR CAROLINA from The Book Beacon: “I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys Southern lit, unconventional friendships and really, truly good stories that will stay with you long after the last page.”
A lovely review of DEAR CAROLINA from Sarah Sarna: “I was immediately impressed with and engrossed in the story. It was difficult to put down, actually, and I ended up finishing it the next chance I got, entirely in the second sitting. I love the charming depth of Harvey’s characters, the juxtaposition of Jodi and Khaki, Kristy’s (the author’s) style of metaphor, and the narrative itself.”
A wonderful review for DEAR CAROLINA by Erica at Novel Ink: “Do you want to hear a story about love…a story about undeniable love that can stand the test of time. If so, you need to pick up Dear Carolina. This story is about the love that two mothers have for their child. This is a beautifully written novel about unconditional love.”
A fabulous review of DEAR CAROLINA by Lauren Webb at Between the Pages: “Dear Carolina was a very heart warming story, I would recommend this book! If Kristy Woodson Harvey can continue to write stories like this one, I know she will have a great future in the book world!”
What a FABULOUS review for DEAR CAROLINA from Teresa Hatfield at Splendid Sass: “Never have I written a review on a book that pulled at my heart strings like this one did. I couldn’t put it down. The book is heaped full of tenderness, strength, elegance, beauty, humor, and love. Kristy has an uncanny way of balancing the happy and sad times in the book. I was crying one minute and laughing the next. Kristy hit a home run on this one!”
A beautiful review of DEAR CAROLINA by Karen B. at Garden, Home & Party: “Khaki and Jodi’s story is one of love, friendship and the baby that intertwines their lives will touch you and bring you to tears.”
A wonderful review of DEAR CAROLINA by Hilary Mahoney at Elusive Red Tiger: “This is a story of love and family, and proves that family can be whatever you make it, not necessarily just the traditional definition. This is definitely a book that will tug at your heart strings. I don’t want to give too much away but I will say that I loved it and feel that women from all walks of life will be able to relate to one, or both of these women, whether they are a mother or not!”
A lovely review of DEAR CAROLINA by Lisa at Lisa Mende Design: “This book is a heart-warming story that will stay with you long after the last page is turned! Make sure you pick up a copy today, you will thank me.”