Dandelion Summer

Dandelion Summer

Book - 2011
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"A story beautifully told, with richly drawn characters that will...make you want to laugh and cry"* from the New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours .

All her life, Epiphany Salerno has been tossed like a dandelion seed on the wind. Now, at sixteen, she must move to the low-rent side of Blue Sky Hill and work where she's not wanted: in an upscale home on The Hill.

J. Norman Alvord's daughter has hired a teenager to stay with him in the afternoons. Widowed and suffering from heart trouble, Norman wants to be left alone. But in Epie's presence, Norman discovers a mystery. Deep in his mind lie memories of another house, another life, and a woman who saved him.

As summer comes to Blue Sky Hill, two residents from different worlds will journey through a turbulent past, and find that with an unexpected road trip through sleepy Southern towns comes life-changing friendship...and clues to a family secret hidden for a lifetime.

Winner of the 2012 Carol Award for Women's Fiction from the American Christian Fiction Writers
Publisher: New York : NAL Accent, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780451233271
Characteristics: xi, 381 pages ; 21 cm.


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Apr 21, 2018

First book I read by her. Loved it. I give it 5 stars. Old stubborn man, finding a friend, in a young girl. Highly recommend it.

Mar 10, 2018

Loved the book. It is a great book, on friendship, acceptance, and love. Recommend it for everyone

HRDR May 28, 2012

Delightful. Somehow the author has managed to write an engaging and lighthearted story that deals with issues relating to serious illness, aging, parental regret, adolescence, and dysfunctional families.

A surprisingly enjoyable read.

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