Review: Until I Met You

Happy Tuesday, Friends!

I have another review for you this week. This time I’m sharing my thoughts on Tari Faris’ Until I Met You, book 2 in the Restoring Heritage series.

About the Book

When she hears that the small town of Heritage, Michigan, is looking for a new librarian, Libby Kingsley jumps at the opportunity. Little did she know the library is barely more than a storage closet stuffed with dusty, outdated books. What the community really needs is a new building. But the only funds available are those being channeled into the new town square, and the landscape architect in charge of the project wants nothing to do with her plans.

All Austin Williams wants to do is get the town square project finished so he can do right by the family business and then extricate himself from the town that reveres the brother who cost him so much. But the local media and the town’s new librarian seem to be conspiring against him at every turn. Will the determined bookworm find her way into his blueprints–and possibly even his heart?

Novelist Tari Faris invites you back to the small town with a big heart in this second book in the Restoring Heritage series.

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My Thoughts

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I adored reading about Libby and Austin. First I’ve been curious about Austin since that little hint in previous books. Second, his story hinted at redemption and I’m a sucker for redemption story (read redemptive heroes/heroines become my favorite).

The way we get to see Austin AND Libby transformed hooked me and kept me reading to see how their story would in. I have to say there are some really touching scenes in this book. I mean, break out the tissue, touching. And that alone made the book worth the read.

I’m so glad I read this (because the cover whispered “read me” and I have to listen to book covers) and I can’t wait to read the next book in the series.

*I received a complimentary copy from the publisher via NetGalley. My review was not required nor influenced.

About the Author


I have been writing fiction for more than twelve years. It has been an exciting journey for this math-loving-dyslexic girl. I had read less than a handful of novels by the time I graduated from college and I thought I would end up in the field of science or math. But God had other plans and I wouldn’t trade this journey for anything. As someone told me once, God’s plans may not be easy, and they may not always make sense but they are never boring.

Represented by Wendy Lawton at Books & Such Literary Management, I am a member of ACFW and My Book Therapy. I am a 2017 Genesis winner, 2016 Genesis finalist and double semi-finalist, 2014 Genesis finalist, 2012 Genesis semi-finalist, and a 2012 Frasier bronze medalist.

In addition to my writing, I also work for My Book Therapy as a special project project manager and blogger at

When I am not writing or working, I spend time with my amazing husband. We have been married for fifteen wonderful years and have three sweet children. In my free time, I love coffee, rock hounding with my husband and kids, and distracting myself from housework.


2 thoughts on “Review: Until I Met You”

  1. I love the sound of this book, and I agree the cover is Beautiful, I love it, it gives me a warm feeling and like it is going to be a tender read. Thank you so much for sharing your review of this book. Have a Great week.


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