Driftwood Summer

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Penguin, 2009 - Fiction - 357 pages
20 Reviews
An engaging novel of sisters, from the acclaimed author who "writes movingly about love and family and the voyage we all take to discover what we really value."(The Island Packet)

Three sisters- responsible Riley, vivacious Maisy, and fun-loving Adalee-reunite to save the family's beach-community bookstore. But summer also marks the return of Mack Logan, whose choice of Maisy over Riley years ago destroyed the special closeness between the sisters...

Now Riley, a single mom, is hiding a shattering secret about their mother. Maisy, a California designer, still blames Riley for ruining her one true love. And Adalee resents the family's intrusion into her summer plans. All three will be forced to confront the conflicts that tore them apart and the bounds of love and loyalty that still draw them together...

 

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Writing style=only meh. - Goodreads
Plot was cliched and predictable. - Goodreads
The ending wrapped everything up in a neat little bow. - Goodreads
And the premise was weak. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Martas - Goodreads

Another wonderful book by Patti Callahan Henry! What I love about her books is that you instantly get pulled into the storyline. There is no buildup, no slow progress, but an instant attachment to her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristin Dow - Goodreads

Struggled to get through this book; surprised it's gotten such good reviews. Found it boring, predictable and corny. And the premise was weak. Character voices not distinctive. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Patti Callahan Henrylives with her husband and three children and is working on her next novel.

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