The Summer That Made Us

The Summer That Made Us

Book - 2017
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Returning to her childhood summer home after losing her job, a television talk show host determines to reunite her family years after a tragic event that they seem to remember quite differently.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario : Mira Books, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780778331049
0778331040
Branch Call Number: F CARR
Characteristics: 330 pages ; 24 cm

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Must admit this wasn't a favorite of mine - and I have read all of Robyn Carr's novels. I found the subject matter quite dark and depressing and a few too many characters to keep the plot easy to follow. Each character was so challenged it almost was too much to believe.

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twhitehead24
Jul 13, 2018

Life was always perfect for the Hempsteads until a tragedy ripped them apart. This story is about family, healing, forgiveness, and love. Another awesome book by Ms. Carr. She is definitely one of my "must read" authors.

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bookworm48
Jan 09, 2018

This book just pulls you in. I've read nearly all of Robyn Carr's books and this is one of her best. I put on my pjs planning to read a couple hours before bed. Well......I ended up reading it until I finished the entire book, about 6 hours:) It is a more serious theme but still an enjoyable read!

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gymgurl
Nov 27, 2017

A very touching story. I love the way she writes about family and women's lives. It is a very satisfying story.

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diannemarie52
Oct 02, 2017

Robyn never fails to draw you in to the storyline allowing you to feel the characters emotions. This is a wonderful story of life and death, of the complexities of family relationships and our insecurities as individuals. I would give it six stars if I could. She is one of a handful of authors that I always read and look forward to her next novel.

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Jul 19, 2018

“The lake was so calm and quiet. The gentle lapping of the waves at the shore was soothing.
...Maybe Meg was right. Maybe summer at the lake would bring her comfort. It could heal her, Charley thought hopefully. Or give her peace in her last days?”

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