First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen (2014, St. Martin’s Press)
I was initially attracted to this bargain bin paperback’s cover image of a frosted rosy apple on weathered barn board and the synopsis on the back cover. 562 more words
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Date Read: October 28 to November 13, 2016
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People say if you face your worst fear, the rest is easy, but those are people who are afraid of rattlesnakes or enclosed spaces, not of themselves and the horrible things they’ve done.
Alice Hoffman, 2016
Pros: Alice Hoffman crafts a beautiful story about love, redemption, forgiveness, and friendship in this novel following the life of protagonist Shelby Richmond after a tragic car accident–with Shelby behind the wheel–kills her teenage best friend. 208 more words