Sarah Dove is no ordinary bookworm. To her, books have always been more than just objects: they live, they breathe, and sometimes they even speak. When Sarah grows up to become the librarian in her quaint Southern town of Dove Pond, her gift helps place every book in the hands of the perfect reader. Recently, however, the books have been whispering about something out of the ordinary: the arrival of a displaced city girl named Grace Wheeler.
If the books are right, Grace could be the savior that Dove Pond desperately needs. The problem is, Grace wants little to do with the town or its quirky residents-Sarah chief among them. It takes a bit of urging, and the help of an especially wise book, but Grace ultimately embraces the challenge to rescue her charmed new community. In her quest, she discovers the tantalizing promise of new love, the deep strength that comes from having a true friend, and the power of finding just the right book.
I absolutely love reading The Book Charmer!!
The Book Charmer is an emotional, fun, journey that will be especially impactful for those of us that have experienced the horrors of dementia, either side of the foster system, or the loss of a sister. I completely understood Grace, and her love of Excel, so much that I laughed, cried, and cringed my way through every page of this marvelous read.
If you’re looking for fiction with grains of truth, and impactful verse you want this book! Some of the things I found particularly impacting were:
… Life is not fair. I sometimes think it was never supposed to be. Life is made up of moments, good and bad. But while you don’t get to pick all of the moments, you get to pick which ones you cling to
Don’t miss your chance to read this amazing book!!
|Publisher & Date:||July 30th 2019 by Gallery Books|
|ISBN:||1982105542 (ISBN13: 9781982105549)|
|Steam:||YA – just a couple of steamy glances & an ackward kiss|
|Setting:||Dove Pond, North Carolina|
|Series:||Dove Pond #1|
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