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User Review  - tututhefirst - LibraryThing

One Summer is a complete departure from David Baldacci's normal political thriller, action adventures. It is a romance, some would call it chick-lit, but it is every bit as well written as his other ... Read full review

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User Review  - sunnydrk - LibraryThing

An excellent book that you won't want to put down (I read it in 1 day). Not a "typical" David Baldacci book. A story of lives on the edge and recovery; about a family rebuilding itself. The characters come alive (they almost jump off the page) and the story seems so real. Read full review

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User Review  - delphimo - LibraryThing

I have always enjoyed David Baldacci, but I feel someone else wrote this. The story is a compelling story about a man with a terminal illness hoping to last until Christmas for the sake of his wife ... Read full review

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User Review  - DarlenesBookNook - LibraryThing

I received this audiobook for review from Hachette Audio. I did not receive any compensation for my review, and the views expressed herein are my own. I should preface this review by saying that this ... Read full review

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User Review  - blockbuster1994 - LibraryThing

Love stories are not my thing. While the writing is straightforward and professional, I found the underlying tone of the story slightly patronizing. Dialogue seemed contrived. Characters were just too ... Read full review

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User Review  - abcarroll - LibraryThing

Jack is dying, he has accepted his fate and is preparing to leave his family behind. He promises his wife he will make it to Christmas for her and the kids. Christmas Eve the unthinkable happens. This is a great story about the strength of family and the bonds of love. I really enjoyed this book. Read full review

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User Review  - jovilla - LibraryThing

It's nearly Christmas and Jack is in bed dying of an incurable disease while his wife and 3 children try to make the best of it. A tragedy is followed by a miracle ; Jack and the children end up at a beach house in South Carolina trying to make a new life. This is good light reading. Read full review

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User Review  - shelleyraec - LibraryThing

Balducci has strayed from his usual formula of legal thrillers to publish One Summer. This slightly mawkish novel of tragedy and love pulls at the heartstrings from the first pages. Jack, a war ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Baldacci (Hell's Corner, 2010, etc.) departs from thriller mode to pen this often-maudlin tale of familial reinvention.In Iraq and Afghanistan, Jack earned two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star, but it ... Read full review

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User Review  - MargaretdeBuhr - LibraryThing

A real tear-jerker. Definitely a godd summer beach read. Read full review


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