LOOKING GLASS LIES
“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit. 1 Peter 3:3-4
STORY-LINE LOOKING GLASS LIES BY VARINA DENMAN:
Cecily Ross, divorced from her mentally abuse husband, returns home to Canyon, Texas hoping to find peace and a way to fix herself. Thinking she never met the beauty standards the media sells women, Cecily has a wealth of self-confidence and emotional issues. Returning homes supposed to help her center and heal emotionally; things do not always work out as we hope. However, with her father at her back, a support group led by an awesome woman, an old friend at her side, and maybe a little romance, Cecily may just change her life. Come with Cecily and friends on their journey of revelation and renewal. My reviews for psychological woman’s romance fiction novel, Looking Glass Lies, follows.
CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:
Talk about an emotional roller coaster; Looking Glass Lies has it in spades. Filled with drama, emotional turmoil, self-destructive behavior, and the jaundice view the media gives women of themselves, Looking Glass Lies grabs the reader immediately and never let’s go. Every woman who has ever looked in the mirror and seen ugly, imperfection, or compared herself to the latest stick thin model, should read this novel. Denman faces these issues head-on and takes off running. She masterfully impresses on the reader to see their true self; stop listening to the media who’s only interested in