In Her Latest Enchanting Novel, New York Times Bestselling Author Sarah Addison Allen Invites You To A Quirky Little Southern Town With Magic Than A Full Carolina Moon Here Two Very Different Women Discover How To Find Their Place In The World No Matter How Out Of Place They Feel Emily Benedict Came To Mullaby, North Carolina, Hoping To Solve At Least Some Of The Riddles Surrounding Her Mother S Life Such As, Why Did Dulcie Shelby Leave Her Hometown So Suddenly And Why Did She Vow Never To Return But The Moment Emily Enters The House Where Her Mother Grew Up And Meets The Grandfather She Never Knew A Reclusive, Real Life Gentle Giant She Realizes That Mysteries Aren T Solved In Mullaby, They Re A Way Of Life Here Are Rooms Where The Wallpaper Changes To Suit Your Mood Unexplained Lights Skip Across The Yard At Midnight And A Neighbor Bakes Hope In The Form Of Cakes.Everyone In Mullaby Adores Julia Winterson S Cakes Which Is A Good Thing, Because Julia Can T Seem To Stop Baking Them She Offers Them To Satisfy The Town S Sweet Tooth But Also In The Hope Of Rekindling The Love She Fears Might Be Lost Forever Flour, Eggs, Milk, And Sugar Baking Is The Only Language The Proud But Vulnerable Julia Has To Communicate What Is Truly In Her Heart But Is It Enough To Call Back To Her Those She S Hurt In The Past Can A Hummingbird Cake Really Bring Back A Lost Love Is There Really A Ghost Dancing In Emily S Backyard The Answers Are Never What You Expect But In This Town Of Lovable Misfits, The Unexpected Fits Right In.
New York Times Bestselling novelist Sarah Addison Allen brings the full flavor of her southern upbringing to bear on her fiction a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small town sensibility.Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Allen grew up with a love of books and an appreciation of good food she credits her journa New York Times Bestselling novelist Sarah Addison Allen brings the full flavor of her southern upbringing to bear on her fiction a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small town sensibility.Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Allen grew up with a love of books and an appreciation of good food she credits her journalist father for the former and her mother, a fabulous cook, for the latter In college, she majored in literature because, as she puts it, I thought it was amazing that I could get a diploma just for reading fiction It was like being able to major in eating chocolate After graduation, Allen began writing seriously Her big break occurred in 2007 with the publication of her first mainstream novel, Garden Spells, a modern day fairy tale about an enchanted apple tree and the family of North Carolina women who tend it Booklist called Allen s accomplished debut spellbindingly charming The novel became a Barnes Noble Recommends selection, and then a New York Times Bestseller.Allen continues to serve heaping helpings of the fantastic and the familiar in fiction she describes as Southern fried magic realism Clearly, it s a recipe readers are happy to eat up as fast as she can dish it out.Her published books to date are Garden Spells 2007 , The Sugar Queen 2008 , The Girl Who Chased the Moon 2010 , The Peach Keeper 2011 and Lost Lake 2014 and First Frost 2015 From BN.com
- 269 pages
- The Girl Who Chased the Moon
- Sarah Addison Allen
- 11 January 2017 Sarah Addison Allen