Title: One Summer Author: David Baldacci Pages: 350 Genre: Fiction Published: June 14th 2001 ———————————————————————————————————————————- When given a death sentence by a merciless disease, war veteran, Jack Armstrong can’t help but feel that he still has so much to live for. To leave behind his beautiful wife Lizzie and their children: two-year old Jackie, talented Cory and rebel daughter Michelle is a fate he can’t bear to accept. But on Christmas Eve, Jack surrenders and prepares to bid his family farewell, when disaster worse than he could ever have imagined knocks upon his doorstep. His beloved Lizzie is killed in a car accident leaving him with a fate worse than death. However, something rises out of him, something that gives him the second chance he’d only dared dream of and after inheriting his wife’s…

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Title: Garden Spells Author: Sarah Addison Allen Genre: Fiction Pages: 288 Published: August 28 2007 ———————————————————————————————————————– When everything in one’s life is a constant, and one lives life in the normalcy of routines, it can be a very painful procedure to be ripped from this system. Claire Waverly has spent most of her life in Bascom, North Carolina, living off of the family legacy: that of the flowers and herbs that grace the soils of the family backyard, watched over by the ever knowing apple tree. ‘All the locals knew that dishes made from the flowers which grew around the apple tree in the Waverly garden could affect the eater in curious ways… The fried dandelion buds over marigold-petal rice, stuffed blossoms, and rose-hip soup…’ But when her run away sister Sydney comes back after…

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Title: Wish You Well Author: David Baldacci Pages: 368 Genre: Fiction/historical novel/crime fiction Published: June 30th 2001 ————————————————————————————————————————- I had a lot of trouble trying to write a synopsis for this book for great fear that nothing I could say would do its (which brought me to heart clenching tears) the justice it so deserves. I was so worried that I would give too much away, but wanted to bring out just how emotional and beautiful this book was, so as to attract potential readers and share with you all this masterpiece.  Baldacci has yet again managed to rip my heart open and sow it back with the beautiful and poetic effects of his words. After reading his novel ‘One Summer’ I truly didn’t believe he could do it again but I could not have…

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Today is the day when the world celebrates the women who have added us to the population of an already too crowded planet! I’m just kidding don’t worry XD But this really is the day when we celebrate the women who put us on the planet…whether is was on purpose or by accident, we’re here and it’s all thanks to them. Although it is up to us to let them know every day just how much they mean to us, this day has especially been put aside for those of us who forget to say those three words on every other day. What is a mother? A mother is the woman who has brought you up to be the person you are today. A mother is the woman who knows you better than anyone else…

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