The Girl Who Chased the Moon



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.The Girl Who Chased the Moon

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

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  • Hardcover
  • 269 pages
  • The Girl Who Chased the Moon
  • Sarah Addison Allen
  • English
  • 11 January 2017
  • 0553807218

10 thoughts on “The Girl Who Chased the Moon

  1. says:

    3.5 stars Sarah Addison Allen is one of the very few ladies lit authors I can tolerate Her stories are sweet and fluffy and utterly insubstantial, but they re nice when you need a break from heavier fare I always know what I m asking for when I pick one up, so I can t complain too much afterward that they re sappy and implausible That would be like ordering vanilla ice cream and then complaining that it wasn t mashed potatoes and gravy Or buying a Britney Spears CD and then wondering why it 3.5 stars Sarah Addison Allen is one of the very few ladies lit authors I can tolerate Her stories are sweet and fluffy and utterly insubstantial, but they re nice when you need a break from heavier fare I always know what I m asking for when I pic...

  2. says:

    This should really be 2.5 stars, but I give the benefit of the extra.5 for the entertainment value.There were things I really loved about this book, and there were things I really didn t like about this book Mainly, I loved Addison Allen s descriptions of both the normal the small town, the brown leaves, the lake, etc and the magical elements W...

  3. says:

    Two Christmases ago, my co worker gave me a book No surprise there, but the particular book she presented me with was unlike anything I had ever come across before The book wasGarden Spellsby Sarah Addison Allen and the genre was magical realism As soon as I started in, I was lost I was in love Upon sinking into the story, I found myself awash in mouth watering food, complicated yet beautiful relationships, and surrounded by intriguing people with a little touch of magic Did I mention Two Christmases ago, my co worker gave me a book No surprise there, but the particular book she presented me with was unlike anything I had ever come across before The book wasGarden Spellsby Sarah Addison Allen and the genre was magical realism As soon as I started in, I was lost I was in love Upon sinking into the story, I found myself awash in mouth watering food, complicated yet beautiful relationships, and surrounded by intriguing people with a little touch of magic Did I mention that the book was set in the south Yes Perfection So it should come as no surprise when I say I was somewhat eagerly anticipating Allen s newest release The Girl Who Chased the Moon I didn ...

  4. says:

    This novel contains two parallel storylines 1 The former high school misfit, the boy she couldn t have and the secret that lies between them and 2 A teenaged orphan that arrives in town and realises her mother wasn t always the person she thought she was Although this novel is apparently aimed at an adult audience, I felt it would be better suited to be labelled as young adult There wasn t really a lot happening in this book At times it was boring and a bit of a chore to get through The This novel contains two parallel storylines 1 The former high school misfit, the boy she couldn t have and the secret that lies between them and 2 A teenaged orphan that arrives in town and realises her mother wasn t always the person she thought she was Although this novel is apparently aimed at an adult audience, I felt it would be better suited to be labelled as young adult There wasn t really a lot happening in this book At times it was boring and a bit of a chore to get through The novel lacked plot and character development and the endi...

  5. says:

    The Girl Who Chased the MoonFive stars Another delicious, heart felt read from Sarah Addison Allen.What is home to you A comfortable, warm place filled with loving faces Is it the scent of freshly baked cookies or pie wafting through the air A worn blanket draped across a favorite chair and a good book The soft, silky touch of a beloved pet s fur Finding shelter in the protective embrace of a lover Home isthan just a place it is a destination where you feel safe someplace where all The Girl Who Chased the MoonFive stars Another delicious, heart felt read from Sarah Addison Allen.What is home to you A comfortable, warm place filled with loving faces Is it the scent of freshly baked cookies or pie wafting through the air A worn blanket draped across a favorite chair and a good book The soft, silky touch of a beloved pet s fur F...

  6. says:

    I very much enjoyed The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen as Emily and Julia s storylines were both engaging and refreshing to read All of the characters in this story were likeable and the plot was infused with steady paced intrigue and moments of mystical enchantment that kept me captivated the entire time In this story, seventeen year old Emily Benedict arrives in Mullaby, North Carolina, a town filled with misfits, after the death of her mother Dulcie When she comes to town I very much enjoyed The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen...

  7. says:

    4.5 stars Loved it characters were so climb into my heart kind of people Loved the magical elements, Vance, the frog, Julia, Emily Onto the keeper shelf.

  8. says:

    I enjoy reading books by Sarah Addison Allen They are so comforting and familiar This is the story of Emily, a young girl who has lost her mother, and returns to the town where her mother grew up She goes to live with her grandfather who is a giant, over six feet tall Emily is not exactly welcome in town because of the problems her mother caused so long ago It also tells of various town folks, mainly focusing on Julia You learn of her past and how this is impacting her future Julia bakes I enjoy reading books by Sarah Addison Allen They are so comforting and familiar This is the story of Emily, a young girl who has lost her mother, and returns to the town where her mother grew up She goes to live with her grandfather who is a giant, over six feet tall Emily is not exactly welcome in town because of the problems her mother caused so long ago It also tells of various town folks, mainly focusing on Julia You learn of her past and how this is impacting her future Julia bakes cakes and there is a...

  9. says:

    I enjoyed this, it s a little book filled with unusual magic I loved the house and it s strange wallpaper, I loved the Grandfather, I loved the whole plot This is a book I ll probably keep on my shelf, rather than take it back to the second hand store for someone else to buy

  10. says:

    I just want to live inside every single Sarah Addison Allen book Seriously I can t express how much I love the worlds and characters she creates If those place actually existed I would be packing my bags and moving there.

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