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Publisher Description

From the New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a heartfelt novel about the bonds of family and the power of second chances.

When Kate Bowman temporarily moves to her grandmother’s Missouri farm with her husband and baby son, she learns that the lessons that most enrich our lives often come unexpectedly. The family has given Kate the job of convincing Grandma Rose, who’s become increasingly stubborn and forgetful, to move off her beloved land and into a nursing home. But Kate knows such a change would break her grandmother’s heart.
 
Just when Kate despairs of finding answers, she discovers her grandma’s journal. A beautiful handmade notebook, it is full of stories that celebrate the importance of family, friendship, and faith. Stories that make Kate see her life—and her grandmother—in a completely new way...

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2001
June 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.6
MB

Customer Reviews

81toyota ,

Tending Roses

This is a story about a young wife and mother who returns to the place where her family's history is from to care for her ailing grandmother. This place holds a lot of bad memories for her as her relationship with her father and sister became strained after her mothers death.
On her journey to forgiving the past hurts she learns many new things about her grandmothers life in a mysterious journal that keeps turning up with stories only a loving grandmother could share.
Wonderful story about bridging past mistakes in life and learning to let go of bad feelings.

Mhowen66 ,

It was alright

It was a little boring in places, but a pretty good read.

JoJo-Denver ,

Avid Reader

Lisa Wingate's books should all have thousands of positive reviews. I wish she were better marketed. Here books are where many would wish to live.
Lisa, thank you.

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