After breaking the spell that confined her to the shallows of marshland and weakened her magic, Elena is struggling to return to her former life. And the vineyard she was destined to inherit is now in the possession of a handsome stranger.
The iconic Olive returns and struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine.
Thank you Atria Books for gifting me a copy of The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell. “Be careful who you
“There’s a big difference between being a coward and putting your emotional safety first.”
“Who knows how many people have gotten divorced simply because they failed to recognize that what they thought were insurmountable problems were actually just temporary phases.”
I always cherish the books that this duo writes but I think Twice in a Blue Moon may have just become one of my favorite from the dynamic writing duo, Christina Lauren.
“This isn’t about real life. Real is people leaning on each other when things are hard. It’s loving each other so much there’s no question about facing things together. It’s fighting for each other and with each other and being damned grateful for every morning you wake up together.”
“Maybe just to know that something this beautiful exists is all we can really ask for.”
“I don’t think God exists in the way people would to like to believe; I don’t think God saves the day. I think it’s up to us. We know the rules, and we’re the ones who have to play the game.”
Don’t Put the Boats Away was a trip through history. Ames Sheldon managed to fit in all of the major historical occurrences into the 291 pages of the book and I thought she did a tremendous job at doing so.