A Mile in My Flip-Flops: A Novel (Google eBook)
Thirty-something Gretchen Hanover is stuck. Seeking solace from a broken heart, she traded her wedding plans for home improvement shows and ice cream—but she knows she can’t live on Ben and Jerry’s forever. She also knows that her enthusiastic Lab puppy has outgrown her tiny apartment.
The perfect patch for Gretchen’s dilapidated plans? She’ll become a first-time house-flipper. As ideas go, it’s daring and genius. She’ll take out a short-term loan, buy a fixer-upper, renovate it, resell it, and use the profit for an adorable house of her own. What could be easier?
But Gretchen’s plans to flip quickly flop when the house turns out to be in worse shape than she expected. She is relying on her retired contractor-father, but he wants to draw in his carpenter friend Noah Campbell. And although Noah is handy with tools, Gretchen isn’t so sure about the baggage he brings with him. Will she be able to loosen her grip on the tools when it seems Noah may be her only help?
A whimsical look at color swatches, mismatched curtain rods, and the building of relationships, A Mile in My Flip-Flops reminds us that it takes faith to renovate the heart, as well as the home.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: A Mile in My Flip-FlopsUser Review - Goodreads
I am surprised about this book. I wasn't expecting it to be what it was. Like many others, I did not realize it was a Christian lit book, however being Christian it was a good refresher to have some ...
Review: A Mile in My Flip-FlopsUser Review - Dee Gurganus - Goodreads
This was my first Melody Carlson read but definitely will not be my last one. It was very impressive with an everyday type of plot that kept me spellbound to see what would happen next. Maybe it was ... Read full review