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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Patty Pick for 7/16/15 is "First Frost" by Sarah Addison Allen



Sarah Addison Allen is a compelling storyteller! The Waverley sisters and their family will once again keep you interested until the very end! Sarah knows how to tap into the feelings and interactions of family life in a small North Carolina town. Of course, we do not all have a magical apple tree or special powers, but we do all have those feelings of insecurity that turn up from time to time. As we get back acquainted with the Waverley crew, strange things are 
up on Bascom, NC.
Claire and Sydney have settled into life in the small town of Bascom, North Carolina. Sydney has married and put down roots wih her new husband and her daughter, Bay. Sydney is trying to have a baby with her new husband, much to his unknowing delight. As First Frost nears, they and their loved ones are subject to strange happenings. Sydney's hair is slowing turning more red every day. Claire's daughter, Mariah, has an imaginary friend that is keeping her company. 
And to top it all off, Bay, Sydney's daughter, has fallen for the worst choice  of the guys in the whole town. Her mother must decide if she will tell Bay her own secrets from the past to prevent from making the same mistakes she made. Sydney wants Bay to understand the consequences to your life if she makes the wrong choice in love.  
Claire is struggling to keep her growing candy business going. She is visited by a strange, elderly gentleman with news of her and Sydney' mother. Maryabandoned them both to their grandmother when they were young. What he tells her will challenge all she thinks she knows about herself. 
What Claire and Sydney and their families find out is that you always have your family to support you. That unconditional love is there for the taking - just ask. Once again the Waverley family and the fictional town of Bascom does not disappoint. You will want to read this and be ready 
to fall into the lives of the Waverleys once again.