As sweet as honey by Gabriela Villazón <— TWO SISTERS TRYING TO FIX THEIR FAILING BUSINESS, RECEIVE MONEY FROM A MYSTERIOUS BENEFACTOR… this one was released just a few months ago, and the author is today’s newsletter sponsor!
Claudia: As sweet as honey it’s a heart felt book! It describes our Hispanics ways of loving and being loved ! Check it out !
Elisa: Great novel with a touch of Mexico and the beauty of family life.
Rosa: I loved the book ! I enjoyed every page ! It send me to my beloved Mexico , it’s flavors , it’s colors, it’s traditions , it’s flavors. I know every Mexican leaving out of Mexico would love it , but most importantly every person that what’s to have a taste of Mexico would love it either if they have been there or not I am sure you will enjoy it too!
The author says:
The book, which I wrote originally in Spanish is being displayed and sold in some books stores in Mexico. The Spanish version has the title “Miel sobre hojuelas” – which is a saying that means not everything is as sweet as honey but that doesn’t mean is not worth to try it.
Recently, I decided to translate the novel into English because I wanted my husband to be able to read it (he doesn’t speak Spanish).
The novel transforms the reader as though they are traveling to Mexico to experience its cultural and of way of thinking from its people. The novel also explores the meaning of the family, from values to struggles and rewards.
Two sisters in particular fight to keep their dreams alive which includes a company business that is responsible for the fate of 25 families.
For Isabel finding the true love could have high price to pay – so how much does the happiness we long for cost?
Here is a review about this book!!
So what’s it about?
The difference of existing between happiness and agony, between duty and being, between wanting and power, even though destiny shouts: Go on!
The story unfolds in a Mexico of colors and contrasts, traditions, culture and wealth of the soul, and at the same time broken by crime, insecurity and poverty.
Two sisters trying to run a publishing company, with a family past full of betrayals and sorrows, values, love, heartbreak, poverty and faith.
The meeting of “two broken souls and hit again; two souls full of scars, but for the same reason, full of illusions, irremediably united by pain and hope, by pain and the search, by pain and that encounter”.
An inner fight to leave a country and to persecute the dream of the true love… paying a high price.
Is it possible that the past decides the future of our desires?
How much does the happiness we long for cost? These are the basic premises on which As sweet as honey, a romantic novel that leads us to consider the balance scale of life with the weight of its two pans.