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Rochelle B Weinstein

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Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Rochelle B. Weinstein followed her love of the written word across the country. She moved north to attend the University of Maryland, earning a degree in journalism, and began her career in Los Angeles at the LA Weekly. After moving back to Miami, she enjoyed a stint in the entertainment industry, marrying her love of music with all things creative. When her twins arrived, she sat down one afternoon while they were napping and began to write. The resulting novel, the highly acclaimed What We Leave Behind, explores the poignancy of love and the human condition.

Genres: General Fiction
Rochelle B Weinstein recommends
No Time To Blink (2018)
Dina Silver
"A moving tale capturing the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters. Silver deftly weaves through past and present, betrayal and forgiveness, culminating in a fast-paced, satisfying finish. You won’t want to put this one down."
Christmas at the Chalet (2018)
Anita Hughes
"Christmas at the Chalet reminds us of why we first fell in love with reading. Escaping in the pages of picturesque St. Moritz and the glamorous world of bridal fashion, culminating in the fairy tale that every girl dreams of...a dazzling read."
A Lily in the Light (2019)
Kristin Fields
"A Lily in the Light captures family in the throes of chaos. A journey through guilt and suffering, the world of ballet, culminating in the miracles achieved through both. Fields is an emerging literary talent and her debut, deftly written, uncovers the heart of family and forgiveness."
True to Me (2019)
(By the Sea , book 1)
Kay Bratt
"Bratt writes a beautiful tale of family which grabbed me from the very first page. Quinn, mourning the loss of her mother, must travel to Maui in search of her roots. Leaving behind her fiancé Ethan, she is drawn to the island’s rich history and the locals who welcome her into their world. Woven between the pages is the deep mystery of Quinn’s past, and the DNA test that leads her to a family she never knew. Bratt takes the reader on a heartfelt journey of family and forgiveness while Quinn teaches us about those we should let in and those we should let go. For at the very core of the novel is the rare gift of being true to one’s self."
The Other Family (2020)
Loretta Nyhan
"Loretta Nyhan has a knack for creating colorful characters with emotional depth and sharp wit. The Other Family is a heart-warming story of what it means to be family and the sacrifices we make for those we love. Nyhan weaves together sensitive and tender moments, delivering a flawless tale of faith, understanding, and perseverance."
That's Not a Thing (2020)
Jacqueline Friedland
"Friedland's That’s Not a Thing is an unputdownable tale of old love meets new. Heartrending and evocative, this beautifully woven story captures the deep-seated emotions we carry - those of guilt, forgiveness, and what it means to be there for those we love. Friedland's sharp writing and emotional depth will leave you turning the pages, ending with a satisfying, albeit bittersweet conclusion."
The Good Stranger (2020)
(Kate Bradley Mystery, book 3)
Dete Meserve
"Dete Meserve’s warm-hearted mystery, The Good Stranger, captures the kindness of strangers and its long-lasting ripple effect. A timely story of compassion and selflessness, Meserve restores faith in the world while reminding us that goodness does exist."
Side Trip (2020)
Kerry Lonsdale
"Strap in for a fun, musical, and magical ride with characters you won’t soon forget. This is easily my favorite of Lonsdale’s books. The ending…it is one of the most jaw-dropping conclusions I’ve ever read."
Little Pieces of Me (2021)
Alison Hammer
"In Little Pieces of Me, Hammer expertly weaves past and present, capturing the threads that bind one family. A story of hidden truths, identity, and parent-child relationships, readers will be drawn to these memorable characters and their journey toward understanding. Be prepared to laugh and cry along the way. Brava, Alison Hammer for another fabulous read."
The Truth and Other Hidden Things (2021)
Lea Geller
"In this humorous, smart novel, Geller brilliantly tackles one woman’s need for approval and the desperate lengths she’ll go to to get there. Bells Walker is the imperfect mom and friend we can all relate to and eventually root for. Readers will devour this book in one sitting. I did."
Don't Make Me Turn this Life Around (2021)
Camille Pagán
"Camille Pagán’s latest page-turner brilliantly captures the nuances of marriage and family while tackling the tough challenges along the way. Libby is every wife and mother, and when life throws her a curveball, she finds the courage to keep moving…and keep believing. With wit and wisdom, Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around will have you laughing and crying along with these perfectly flawed characters and asking yourself, What does it mean to have enough?"
These Tangled Vines (2021)
Julianne MacLean
"Julianne MacLean’s These Tangled Vines is an emotional tale of love, family, and forgiveness. It’s both heartbreaking and hopeful; I felt for every one of these brave characters, rooting them on along the way."
The Magic of Found Objects (2021)
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"Dawson delivers her signature charm in The Magic of Found Objects. As Phronsie makes the decision of a lifetime, her free-spirited mother and practical, loving stepmother shape her ideas of life and love. Readers will long to slip inside the pages with these lovable characters written with flawless depth and a touch of sparkle. Dawson delivers a heartfelt read that stays with you long after the last page."
Both Are True (2021)
Reyna Marder Gentin
"Reyna Marder Gentin writes compelling women's fiction with just the right blend of romance. Both Are True is the moving story of two lovers at a crossroads, and if you're anything like me, you'll be rooting on these perfectly flawed characters. Gentin captures the subtle nuances of relationships and what it means to open ourselves to others. Fans of legal thrillers will appreciate the courtroom drama, a testament to Gentin's years practicing law, and I, for one, appreciated the quick wit throughout. I'm a fan. Brava, Reyna!"
Heard It in a Love Song (2021)
Tracey Garvis-Graves
"Two broken hearts take a chance on love. Tracey Garvis Graves' Heard It In A Love Song captures Josh and Layla in the throes of letting in and letting go. Graves, with her knack for creating characters with heart and hope, tackles life's most vulnerable moments leaving the reader feeling all the feels."
After Everyone Else (2022)
(BAE, book 2)
Leslie Hooton
"A big-hearted book that captures the delicate balance of marriage and motherhood."
A Bend of Light (2022)
Joy Jordan-Lake
"In Joy Jordan-Lake's latest novel, we follow Amie Stilwell, courageous and strong-willed, as she tackles a series of mysteries while confronting her past. Deftly written and meticulously researched, Joy Jordan-Lake delivers a masterful novel of secrets and time and place. With pitch-perfect prose and flawless details, A Bend of Light is a thoughtful read, solidifying Jordan-Lake's status as a standout voice in historical fiction."
The Marriage Box (2023)
Corie Adjmi
"Adjmi has written a fascinating story of culture and custom and the choices that go along with it. Compelling and compulsively readable; I found myself rooting for Casey Cohen as I flipped through the pages, finishing in one single sitting. A must-read."

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