Her dialogue is equally outstanding: it's witty, honest, painful. I also loved her use of the yellow trimline-landline phone that she uses to converse with Neal.
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So, so clever. She had equally quirky characters to add to the mix: Georgie's sister Heather, her mother and step father, her mother-in-law and deceased or is he? Just sayin She's very fond of the Fbomb, which felt so unnecessary in the book, almost distracting. And the ending seemed so abrupt. I liked the end I wanted more.
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But over the course of 30 years this wasn't a property "flip" project Don and Mindy create a second home where they become ensconced within this special Belle Ile community.
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I loved this book. It was charming and witty -- full of hope and despair about this crumbling structure they chose to inhabit and make a home. I loved the friends with whom they associated -- from local farmers to immediate neighbors to vacationers -- it was truly a sense of community. I loved the history of the island from the Druids, to the Romans to the Germans. I think we all dream about having a second home -- to live in a faraway paradise and to become a "native.
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