Seashell Season

  • Filename: seashell-season.
  • ISBN: 141049196X
  • Release Date: 2016-09-21
  • Number of pages: 730
  • Author: Holly Chamberlin
  • Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print

"A picturesque Maine beach town is the setting for Holly Chamberlin s touching and thought-provoking new novel, as a mother struggles to reconnect with her long lost daughter..." Every year on March 26th, Verity Peterson visits Ogunquit Beach, where she puts a handwritten message into a bottle and launches it into the waves. It s a ritual of remembrance for the daughter she hasn t seen in sixteen years not since her baby s father, Alan, took two-month-old Gemma and disappeared. Verity keeps searching and hoping, sustained by the thought that someday she might get to be a mother to her own child. And finally, one phone call may change everything Verity learns that Alan is now in jail on abduction charges and Marni Armstrong, born Gemma Peterson-Burns, is coming to live with Verity in Yorktide, Maine. But this isn t the joyful reunion Verity imagined. Gemma has been raised to believe Verity was an unfit mother who left Alan no choice but to take her out of harm s way. Over the course of one summer, Verity tries to reach a tough, wary young woman who s more stranger than daughter. And Gemma must reexamine everything she thought about her parents and decide whether to trust in a relationship that, though delicate as a seashell on the surface, could prove to be just as beautiful and resilient. "" Praise for the novels of Holly Chamberlin Chamberlin s latest is a great summer read but with substance. It will find a wide audience in its exploration of sisterhood, family, and loss. "Library Journal "on "Summer With My Sisters" Nostalgia over real-life friendships lost and regained pulls readers into the story. - "USA Today "on "Summer Friends""

The Season of Us

  • Filename: the-season-of-us.
  • ISBN: 9781496706836
  • Release Date: 2016-10-25
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Holly Chamberlin
  • Publisher: Kensington

Against the irresistible backdrop of Christmas in New England, bestselling author Holly Chamberlin creates a heartfelt and memorable novel—a story of reunited family, new beginnings, and unconditional love—the best gift of all. To outsiders, Appleville, New Hampshire, is a storybook small town complete with a little white church and a gazebo on the village green. To Gincy Gannon Luongo, it was a place to escape from, as quickly and as permanently as she could. Since she moved away twenty years ago, Appleville has been her hometown in name only. But at her brother Tommy’s urging, Gincy is coming back to visit their recently widowed mother in the weeks leading up to Christmas—and she’s bringing her teenage daughter, Tamsin, with her. Ellen Gannon, once feisty and strong-willed, is mired in depression six months after losing her husband. Tommy isn’t doing much better. Gincy starts restoring order to the household in her usual practical way, but the real issues run much deeper than an empty fridge or an unpaid bill. Imagined slights and lingering resentments have created chasms between them all. With each passing day, Gincy realizes she has seriously undervalued her mother and underestimated her brother. Only now, with the support of her husband, daughter, and best friends, is she starting to see how much she may have missed. For beyond the surface of every family and every picturesque town is something more complicated but infinitely more rewarding—a tapestry of those small acts of acceptance, love, and loyalty that could transform this Christmas into the best Gincy’s ever known. Praise for the novels of Holly Chamberlin “Chamberlin’s latest is a great summer read but with substance. It will find a wide audience in its exploration of sisterhood, family, and loss.” – Library Journal on Summer with My Sisters “Nostalgia over real-life friendships lost and regained pulls readers into the story.” —USA Today on Summer Friends “A thoughtful social commentary and tender narration of friendship and loyalty.” --Publishers Weekly on Last Summer “A dramatic and moving portrait of several generations of a family and each person’s place within it.” --Booklist on The Family Beach House

It s a Seashell Day

  • Filename: it-s-a-seashell-day.
  • ISBN: 1609055306
  • Release Date: 2015-07-14
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Dianne Ochiltree
  • Publisher:

A skill-building companion to It's a Firefly Night combines evocative rhymes with beach images in the story of a mother and son's shared day of exploration, digging and counting seashells.

Seashells of Oman

  • Filename: seashells-of-oman.
  • ISBN: UCSD:31822000469981
  • Release Date: 1982
  • Number of pages: 206
  • Author: Donald Bosch
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

Fahrenheit 451

  • Filename: fahrenheit-451.
  • ISBN: 9781451673319
  • Release Date: 2012-01-10
  • Number of pages: 159
  • Author: Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.

The Beach Quilt

  • Filename: the-beach-quilt.
  • ISBN: 9780758275370
  • Release Date: 2014-06-24
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Holly Chamberlin
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Set in a picturesque Maine beach town, bestselling author Holly Chamberlin's heartwarming and insightful novel delves into the choices and changes faced by two families over the course of one eventful summer. . . Everyone in Yorktide, Maine, knows sixteen-year-old Sarah Bauer. She's a good student and a dutiful daughter, as well as a beloved best friend to Cordelia Kane. So it's a surprise to all when sensible Sarah reveals that she is pregnant. Though shocked, Sarah's family is supportive. But while Sarah reconciles herself to a new and different future, the consequences ripple in all directions. Her father--a proud, old-time Mainer--tries to find more work to defray expenses. Her younger sister grapples with a secret she can't share. Cordelia feels abandoned, and Cordelia's mother faces the repercussions of a long-ago decision. As Sarah's mother, Cindy, frets about how she'll juggle childcare with her job at the local quilting store, she seizes on an idea: to band together and make a baby quilt. Piece by piece, a beautiful design emerges. And as it progresses, reflecting the hopes and cares of the women who create it, each will find strength in the friendship and love that sustains them, in hardship and in joy. . . Praise for the novels of Holly Chamberlin "A thoughtful social commentary and tender narration of friendship and loyalty." --Publishers Weekly on Last Summer "Nostalgia over real-life friendships lost and regained pulls readers into the story." --USA Today on Summer Friends

The Jersey Shore Uncovered

  • Filename: the-jersey-shore-uncovered.
  • ISBN: 0813533155
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 225
  • Author: Peter Genovese
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Here, readers can spend a summer with Peter Genovese as he chronicles a typical wild and wacky, kitschy and classy summer along the New Jersey coastline. The book covers the people, places and events that take place depicting the timeless allure of New Jersey beach culture.

  • Filename: .
  • ISBN: 7302060193
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 82
  • Author:
  • Publisher: 清华大学出版社有限公司

Summer Days

  • Filename: summer-days.
  • ISBN: 9780758292254
  • Release Date: 2014-04-29
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Lisa Jackson
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

That summer feeling: sun-filled days, warm nights, and the sweet expectation that comes with finding--or rediscovering--love… His Bride To Be Lisa Jackson The job perks: a two-week luxury cruise in the company of one of the most eligible bachelors on the West Coast. But posing as Hale Donovan's fiancée to finesse a takeover deal will challenge all of Valerie Pryce's resolve to keep business and pleasure separate… You Again Elizabeth Bass A group yoga tour to Peru is the last place Meredith expects to see her workaholic ex-boyfriend, Sam. Seven years have changed everything--except Meredith's regret at abruptly running away. Yet amid the magnificent views and ancient ruins, a new chance may be waiting… Return To Hampton Beach Mary Carter Jacob was the shy, kind twin. Chris was wild and dangerous. As a teenager, Celia Jensen was a little in love with them both. Now Celia is coming back to Hampton Beach for a summer, where she'll untangle the lie that broke her heart. Summer Memories Holly Chamberlin There's nowhere Ellen would rather nurse her wounds after her ex's betrayal than Ogunquit, Maine--a little beach town where she spent idyllic childhood summers. Then Ellen meets a charming local artist who challenges her to create new memories…

Tis the Season

  • Filename: tis-the-season.
  • ISBN: 0865734178
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Creative Publishing International

Over 50 festive projects & ideas for the holidays.

My Garden

  • Filename: my-garden.
  • ISBN: 9780061715174
  • Release Date: 2010-02-23
  • Number of pages: 40
  • Author: Kevin Henkes
  • Publisher: Harper Collins

The girl in this book grows chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells in her garden. How does your garden grow?

The Friends We Keep

  • Filename: the-friends-we-keep.
  • ISBN: 9780758214010
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Holly Chamberlin
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

When three friends--Sophie, Eva, and John--are reunited after twenty years, old insecurities, dark secrets, romantic misadventures, and a shocking betrayal threaten to change all of their lives forever. Original.

Shell Chic

  • Filename: shell-chic.
  • ISBN: 158017440X
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 152
  • Author: Marlene Hurley Marshall
  • Publisher: Storey Kids

Provides projects and decorating ideas using shells, along with practical advice on crafting with these gifts of nature.

For Every Season

  • Filename: for-every-season.
  • ISBN: UCSC:32106014461906
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 376
  • Author: Barbara Eklof
  • Publisher: Harpercollins

The author describes how today's African Americans can add meaning and substance to their lives by using step-by-step, detailed plans for incorporating African and Southern Black traditions into their modern ceremonies and celebrations. National ad/promo. Tour.

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