Dear CarolinaBerkley #ad - Although the two women couldn't seem more different, they forge a lifelong connection as Khaki reaches out to Jodi, encouraging her to have her baby. Dear carolina is southern fiction at its best. Beautifully written. New york times bestselling author eileen Goudge A moving debut novel about two mothers--one biological and one adoptive--from a compelling new voice in Southern women's fiction.
One baby girl. Two strong Southern women. And the most difficult decision they'll ever make. Frances "khaki" mason has it all: a thriving interior design career, a loving husband and son, homes in North Carolina and Manhattan--everything except the second child she has always wanted. But as jodi struggles to be the mother she knows her daughter deserves, she will ask Khaki the ultimate favor.
Dear Carolina #ad - . Written to baby carolina, this is a story that proves that life circumstances shape us but don't define us--and that families aren't born, by both her birth mother and her adoptive one, they're made. Jodi, her husband's nineteen-year-old cousin, is fresh out of rehab, pregnant, and alone.
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Lies and Other Acts of LoveBerkley #ad - After all, who fell in love at first sight, have shared a lifetime of happiness, her grandparents, even through her grandfather’s declining health. She always does the right thing—that is, until she dumps her hedge fund manager fiancé and marries a musician she has known for three days. And lovey has to decide whether one more lie will make or break the ones she loves.
. New york times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand. But when annabelle’s world starts to collapse around her, she discovers that nothing about her picture-perfect family is as it seems. From a “major voice in southern fiction”* comes a novel about what it really means to tell the truth. After sixty years of marriage and five daughters, Lynn “Lovey” White knows that all of us, from time to time, need to use our little white lies.
Lies and Other Acts of Love #ad - Her granddaughter, Annabelle, on the other hand, is as truthful as they come.
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The Secret to Southern Charm The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 2Gallery Books #ad - She can barely climb out of bed, much less summon the strength to be the parent her children deserve. A 2018 spring okra pick usa today happy ever after’s best women’s fiction southern living’s most anticipated beach reads of 2018 deep south magazine’s summer reading list raleigh news & observer's “the best reads of Summer” Charlotte Observer’s “Summer’s Best Books” New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Pick Leaving fans “practically begging for a sequel” Bookpage, critically acclaimed author Kristy Woodson Harvey returns with the second novel in her beloved Peachtree Bluff series, featuring a trio of sisters and their mother who discover a truth that will change not only the way they see themselves, but also how they fit together as a family.
After finding out her military husband is missing in action, middle sister Sloane’s world crumbles as her worst nightmare comes true. But between caring for her own aging mother, her daughters, and her grandchildren, Ansley’s private worry is that secrets from her past will come to light. Her mother, ansley, provides a much-needed respite as she puts her personal life on hold to help Sloane and her grandchildren wade through their new grief-stricken lives.
The Secret to Southern Charm The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 2 #ad - . Harvey’s signature warmth and wit make this a charming and poignant story of first loves, and second chances and proves that she is "the next major voice in Southern fiction” Elin Hilderbrand, missed opportunities, New York Times bestselling author. Taking a cue from her middle daughter, Ansley takes her own leap of faith and realizes that, after all this time, she might finally be able to have it all.
But when sloane’s sisters, she promised her husband she would carry on for their young sons, Caroline and Emerson, remind Sloane that no matter what, Sloane finds the support and courage she needs to chase her biggest dreams—and face her deepest fears.
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Slightly South of Simple: A Novel The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 1Gallery Books #ad - But when her second daughter sloane, whose military husband is overseas, and youngest daughter and successful actress Emerson join the fray, Ansley begins to feel like the piece of herself she had finally found might be slipping from her grasp. Exploring the powerful bonds between sisters and mothers and daughters, emotional drama, this engaging novel is filled with Southern charm, and plenty of heart.
. Ansley has always put her three daughters first, especially when she found out that her late husband, despite what he had always promised, left her with next to nothing. National bestseller *glitter guide’s “must reads for april” *popsugar’s “ultimate summer reading” *bustle’s Books to Read and Discuss With Your Mom and Grandma *New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Pick “One of the hottest new Southern writers.
Parade from the next “major voice in southern fiction” elin hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author comes the first in an all-new series chronicling the journeys of three sisters and their mother—and a secret from their past that has the potential to tear them apart and reshape their very definition of what it means to be a family.
Caroline murphy swore she’d never set foot back in the small southern town of peachtree bluff; she was a New York girl born and bred and the worst day of her life was when, in the wake of her father’s death, her mother selfishly forced her to move—during her senior year of high school, no less—back to that hick-infested rat trap where she'd spent her childhood summers.
Slightly South of Simple: A Novel The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 1 #ad - But now that her marriage to a new york high society heir has fallen apart in a very public, very embarrassing fashion, a pregnant Caroline decides to escape the gossipmongers with her nine-year-old daughter and head home to her mother, Ansley. Even more discomfiting, when someone from her past reappears in Ansley's life, the secret she’s harbored from her daughters their entire lives might finally be forced into the open.
Now the proud owner of a charming waterfront design business and finally standing on her own two feet, Ansley welcomes Caroline and her brood back with open arms.
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The Southern Side of Paradise The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 3Gallery Books #ad - But she can’t help but feel like it’s all a little too good to be true. When two new women arrive in peachtree bluff—one who has the potential to wreck Ansley’s happiness and one who could tear Emerson’s world apart—everything is put in perspective. With kristy woodson harvey’s signature charm, and heart, wit, The Southern Side of Paradise is another masterful Peachtree Bluff novel that proves she is a “Southern writer with staying power” Booklist.
Only, something she can’t quite put her finger on is worrying her—and it has nothing to do with her recent health scare. From internationally bestselling author and “rising star of southern fiction” Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey comes the third novel in her Peachtree Bluff series, in which a secret threatens the tight-knit bond between a trio of sisters and their mother.
The Southern Side of Paradise The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 3 #ad - With the man of her dreams back in her life and all three of her daughters happy, Ansley Murphy should be content. Meanwhile, who is recently engaged and has just landed the role of a lifetime, youngest daughter and actress Emerson, seemingly has the world by the tail. And after secrets that were never meant to be told come to light, the powerful bond between the Murphy sisters and their mother comes crumbling down, testing their devotion to each other and forcing them to evaluate the meaning of family.
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The Sweet By and By: A NovelHarperCollins e-books #ad - Gentle, sensitive. Sometimes funny, occasionally sad, and ultimately life-affirming. Winston-salem journal the sweet by and by is the story of five southern women of different ages and from very different backgrounds whose lives come together in a journey of courage, hope, and humor. First-time author todd johnson—who was a co-producer with oprah Winfrey of Broadway’s The Color Purple—makes an indelible literary mark with a debut novel that bestselling author Adriana Trigiani Very Valentine calls, “heartfelt and stunning.
People magazine chose the sweet by and by as one of its “Great Reads for Your Book Club, ” saying, “Steel Magnolias fans will love this one. ”.
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The People Next Door: From the Number One Bestselling AuthorHachette Ireland #ad - As his lemon souffle rises, so does his interest in someone close to home. Further along, kathryn is struggling to keep her marriage together despite the best efforts of her interfering mother-in-law. Roisin meaney is a skilful storyteller' Sheila O'FlanaganA warm, spell-binding tale of friendship, love and second chances from this Number One bestselling author.
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As the drama unfolds along millers Avenue, the inhabitants learn that the things you most yearn for can often be found on your own doorstep. As tension grows between the two women, Kathryn wonders if Grainne will finally succeed, as she realises that she may never give her husband Justin what he wants.
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Before I Let You GoGraydon House #ad - But this time, she’s not just strung out—she’s pregnant and in premature labor. But will the journey heal annie, or lead her down a darker path? Both candid and compassionate, Before I Let You Go explores a hotly divisive topic and asks how far the ties of family love can be stretched before they finally break.
Annie is a drug addict, a liar—and in trouble, a thief, again. Kelly rimmer writes with wisdom and compassion about the relationships between sisters, mother and daughter…. She’s in danger of losing her job, and her fiancé only has so much patience for Annie’s drama. But the alternative is unthinkable.
Before I Let You Go #ad - As the weeks unfold, lexie finds herself caring for her fragile newborn niece while her carefully ordered life is collapsing around her. Call is the first time Lexie Vidler has heard her sister’s voice in years. She captures the anguish of addiction, the agonizing conflict between an addict’s best and worst selves.
. Lexie has always bailed annie out, given her money, a place to sleep, sent her to every kind of rehab. Above all, this is a novel about the deepest love possible. Luanne rice, new york Times bestselling authorThe 2:00 a. M.
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Hurricane Season: New from the USA TODAY bestselling author of The HideawayThomas Nelson #ad - Meanwhile, record temperatures promise to usher in the most active hurricane season in decades. Attending an art retreat four hundred miles away, Jenna is fighting her own battles. She finally has time and energy to focus on her photography, a lifelong ambition. But she wonders how her rediscovered passion can fit in with the life she’s made back home as a single mom.
When hurricane ingrid aims a steady eye at the Alabama coast, Jenna must make a decision that will change her family’s future, even as Betsy and Ty try to protect their beloved farm and their hearts. But when her free-spirited sister, jenna, drops off her two young daughters for “just two weeks, ” Betsy’s carefully constructed wall of self-protection begins to crumble.
As the two weeks stretch deeper into the Alabama summer, Betsy and Ty learn to navigate the new additions in their world—and revel in the laughter that now fills their home. Readers will devour this story of the hurricanes—both literal and figurative—that shape our lives. Kristy woodson harvey, national bestselling author of Slightly South of SimpleFrom the author of the USA TODAY bestseller The Hideaway comes a new story about families and mending the past.
Hurricane Season: New from the USA TODAY bestselling author of The Hideaway #ad - Betsy and ty franklin, owners of Franklin Dairy Farm in southern Alabama, have long since buried their desire for children of their own. Now a usa today bestseller!“a poignant and heartfelt tale of sisterhood, motherhood, and marriage, Hurricane Season deftly examines the role that coming to terms with the past plays in creating a hopeful future.
Hurricane season is the story of one family’s unconventional journey to healing—and the relationships that must be mended along the way.
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Bed & Breakfast: A NovelPenguin Books #ad - This year, she resolves, her three grown daughters - the girls she raised so carefully yet with such mixed results - will come home for Christmas. The delightful holiday tale of josie taternall and her south carolina bed and breakfast from "born storyteller" The Washington Post and New York Times bestselling author Lois BattleAfter her best friend's narrow brush with death, Josie decides that life is too short to let old grievances stand in the way of family togetherness.
Bed & Breakfast: A Novel #ad - With her uncanny ear for southern sensibility and her sharp-eyed wit, Battle gives us the perfect upstairs/downstairs comedy and a portrait of a family in all its tender, touching, and flawed glory that readers young and old will cherish. Full of warmth, humor, and characters I completely adore - as delicious as a weekend at your favorite inn.
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Heat Wave: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - To ease the family’s financial strain, she decides to transform their grand, historic house into a bed-and-breakfast. After her husband’s sudden death, Carley Winsted is determined to keep her two daughters in their beloved home on Nantucket. And her late husband’s former law partner is making Carley confront an array of mixed feelings.
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Not everyone, however, thinks this plan prudent or quite respectable—especially not Carley’s mother-in-law. Then, during a late-summer heat wave, the lives of Carley and her friends and family will be forever changed in entirely unexpected ways.
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