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#40: Flavors - Emily Sue Harvey


Synopsis & Book Info:
Emily Sue Harvey’s first novel, Song of Renewal, was praised by New York Times bestselling author Jill Marie Landis as “an uplifting, heartwarming story,” by bestselling author Kay Allenbaugh as a work that will “linger in the memory long after readers put it aside,” and by Coffee Time Romance as “a must-read book for anyone doing a little soul searching.” New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry said, “It captures your attention, and whets your appetite for more,” while Peeking between the Pages called it “quite simply a beautiful book.”
Now, in Flavors, this master storyteller of the human heart sweeps us along with twelve-year-old Sadie Ann Melton as she enters a life-altering season. The summer of 1950 will change everything for her. For in that summer, she will embark on an odyssey at once heartbreakingly tender and crushingly brutal. At times, she will experience more darkness than she has ever witnessed before. At others, she will thrill to lightness and joy she never imagined. By summer’s end, the Melton women in Sadie’s journey – loving her, coaxing her, and commanding her – will help shape her into the woman she becomes. And they will expose Sadie to all of the flavors of life as she savors the world that she brings into being.
Filled with charm, wisdom, and the smorgasbord of emotions that comes with the first steps into adulthood, Flavors once again proves Emily Sue Harvey’s unique ability to touch our souls with her unforgettable stories.

Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: The Story Plant
ISBN: 9781611880038
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My Opinion:
A solid novella, that had a great message in it. Love. Unconditional love.
At least that it was I took from it.
This was a beautifully written story, that has moments that will touch on your emotions.
Well-rounded and fun characters too, with unique personalities.


3/5


Recommend? If you like novellas', yes.


~I received a copy from Pump Up Your Book. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. "all the flavors of like", I really like that phrase and the cover of the book is gorgeous.

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  2. I read this one last night in one quick sitting; I liked it well enough, as it reminded me a bit of my own childhood (country girl now city girl)

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