Beautiful Day: A Novel

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Little, Brown, Jun 25, 2013 - Fiction - 544 pages
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The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event--but in reality, things are far from perfect.

While the couple-to-be are quite happy, their loved ones find their own lives crumbling. In the days leading up to the wedding, love will be questioned, scandals will arise, and hearts will be broken and healed. Elin Hilderbrand takes readers on a touching journey in BEAUTIFUL DAY--into the heart of marriage, what it means to be faithful, and how we choose to honor our commitments.

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User Review  - bogopea - LibraryThing

Perfect chick lit with a bit of drama thrown in for good measure. Read full review

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User Review  - Denise Gianelli - Goodreads

As I was reading this book, I kept thinking that the premise - the bride's late mother who apparently was a saint - has left a notebook for her youngest daughter, with detailed plans for the wedding ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Elin Hilderbrand has lived on Nantucket for twenty years. She runs every morning, delivers her children to their sporting events, and occasionally frequents the front row at the Chicken Box. Beautiful Day is her twelfth novel.

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