Once Upon A Summer by Multiple Authors ~ Book Review

May 30, 2021



Andrea Boyd, Toni Shiloh, Teresa Tysinger & Jaycee Weaver
Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 25, 2021

Contemporary Retellings of Timeless Tales

A New Beginning by Andrea BoydWho is she? Acacia Martin raised by an impostor mom serving a prison sentence for her sins, or Jasmine Callahan abducted at birth from a family she’s yet to meet? Luckily, she has Drake to help her untangle the mess that is her life. Will he ensnare her heart in the process?

An Ever After Summer by Toni Shiloh — The employees of In a Bind are terrified of Jean-Luc Thibodeaux, so Bellamy Larson hops on a plane to France to deal with the beastly client. Yet once she arrives, she's convinced he merely needs a friend. Then her heart begins to want ever after, not just one summer.

Gwen and the Three Dates by Teresa Tysinger — Life isn't a romantic movie, but Gwen Lochs is determined to find her leading man. When she joins a cheesy dating site, Gwen agrees to just three dates. Can Ben Smith watch his best friend and soulmate find someone else? A romantic comedy about searching for that just-right love. 

Unkissable by Jaycee Weaver — Reality diva Charlotte Lavigne's on-camera meltdown reminds former teen-TV prince Jaime Reyes exactly why he left Hollywood ten years ago. A chance encounter leads to a bargain that transforms them both. When it’s time to face her past, will their rediscovered love be strong enough to build a future together?


This collection of contemporary retellings of fairy tales was simply enchanting! You fall in love with all the characters in the different stories for different reasons. The idea of the fairy tale is there so you can kind of decipher which story is coming from which fairy tale but they have their own unique twist to make them a bit more interesting for us adults reading them. You will laugh and do that sigh of enchantment when reading a romantic story. You know the one I am talking about. The one that gives you all the warm and fuzzies! 

I definitely recommend this one. This would be a great book to add to your summer stack! So grab yours now! 

My Rating: 4 Stars/Really enjoyed it!

I received a copy of this book from the authors. I was not required to post a positive review. All views expressed are only my honest opinion.


Andrea Boyd Author bio –
Each of Andrea Boyd’s series represents a different genre but all fall into the category of romance. All offer an element of her own brand of humor. And all are a tribute to God. Besides writing, she loves spending time with her family, quilting, going to car shows, and driving around in her 1968 Barracuda convertible. Andrea lives with her husband, Tommy, and at least a couple of cats in York County, SC. Visit her at www.andreaboyd11.com

Toni Shiloh Author bio –
Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and multi-published Christian contemporary romance author. She writes to bring God glory and to learn more about His goodness. Her novel, Grace Restored, was a 2019 Holt Medallion finalist and Risking Love is a 2020 Selah Award finalist. Visit her at www.tonishiloh.com.  

Teresa Tysinger Author bio –
Teresa Tysinger is a wife, mother, and communications director for a national non-profit. She writes charming Christian romance, inspired by grace. Teresa now resides in Texas, though part of her heart remains in North Carolina. She loves Jesus, coffee, and happy endings. Visit Teresa at www.teresatysinger.com

Jaycee Weaver Author bio –
Lover of Jesus, family, books, coffee, music, and crafting (in that order), Jaycee Weaver is perpetually pursuing at least one of her passions. She writes contemporary Christian romance with realistic characters in everyday situations where they always find a happy ending. Visit her at www.jayceeweaver.com

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