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Review: Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Jamie Layton

There's a wellknown saying that when life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Unfortunately for Cecilia Honeycutt, the 12yearold girl at the center of Beth Hoffman's phenomenal debut novel, the lemons life has thrown at her are rotten, unsalvageable fruits, and clearly something or someone else is going to have to intervene if she will taste any sweetness in life. CeeCee has grown up in a sm all town ... Read full review

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User Review  - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. There was a strong sense of fairy tale about it, with words of wisdom sprinkled over the pages and a rags-to-riches story. The contrast between the cold North and the warm South ... Read full review

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User Review  - EvelynBernard - LibraryThing

Daddy can't cope, so he all but abandons 12 year old CeeCee to live with and care for her mentally unstable mother. Her one refuge is regular Sunday mornings with her elderly neighbour. When Momma ... Read full review

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User Review  - pennsylady - LibraryThing

A 4* because it was light, airy and a good book group choice. Hearing the book rendered so effectively was part of the joy of entering CeeCee's world. Between Willoughby, Ohio and Ga....the locales were familiar and had personal meaning. A simply "fun " book to listen to. Read full review

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User Review  - micahmom2002 - LibraryThing

nice story, enjoyable characters and beautiful cover. A young girl must care for her psychotic mother and is constantly embarassed and burdened by it. Her father is often away on business. Suddenly ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

What a nice summer book! A real feel-good book, with its share of life's issues, but not too heavy on the downers and very numerous lighter moments. Very nice, light read. Read full review

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User Review  - punxsygal - LibraryThing

A lovely novel reminiscent of The Secret Life of Bees. CeeCee has spent her young life living with her mentally ill mother. She longs for a best friend and a normal life. After her mother is killed by ... Read full review

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5 stars - 83
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All reviews - 164
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