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A Turn in the Road: A Blossom Street Book, #8 | [Debbie Macomber]

A Turn in the Road: A Blossom Street Book, #8

In the middle of the year, in the middle of her life, Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter Annie, and her former mother-in-law, Ruth. They’re driving to Florida for Ruth’s 50th high school reunion. A long-time widow, Ruth would like to reconnect with Royce, the love of her teenage life. She’s heard he’s alone, too…and, well, she’s curious. Maybe even hopeful. Bethanne herself needs time to reflect, to ponder a decision she has to make. Her ex-husband, Grant – her children’s father – wants to reconcile now that his second marriage has failed.
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In the middle of the year, in the middle of her life, Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter Annie, and her former mother-in-law, Ruth. They’re driving to Florida for Ruth’s 50th high school reunion. A long-time widow, Ruth would like to reconnect with Royce, the love of her teenage life. She’s heard he’s alone, too…and, well, she’s curious. Maybe even hopeful. Bethanne herself needs time to reflect, to ponder a decision she has to make. Her ex-husband, Grant – her children’s father – wants to reconcile now that his second marriage has failed. Bethanne’s considering it….

Meanwhile, Annie’s out to prove to her one-time boyfriend that she can live a brilliant life without him! So there they are, three women driving across America. They have their maps and their directions – but even the best-planned journey can take you to a turn in the road.

Pay another visit to Blossom Street.

©2011 Debbie Macomber (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Lisa CLARKSTON, WA, United States 09-26-12
    Lisa CLARKSTON, WA, United States 09-26-12
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    Would you try another book from Debbie Macomber and/or Joyce Bean?

    maybe


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    not very interesting


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    kind of weird when she tried to change her voice to a man


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

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    Sheree Fort Atkinson, WI, United States 03-29-12
    Sheree Fort Atkinson, WI, United States 03-29-12
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    "Parts are really good"

    I too rolled my eyes quite a bit during this book. It is stated several times that it takes a big man to admit when he is wrong. No it takes a person willing to take responsibility for their actions to admit when they are wrong. Anyone in touch with reality knows no one is perfect including themselves.

    The storyline over all is good but this book did not linger with me as it did others who wrote reviews. Bethann is really great character and made the book enjoyable. The way the author explained the characters points of view was insightful and interesting at times.

    Happy reading (or rather listening)! :)

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    littlesheree 03-29-12 Listener Since 2009
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    I too rolled my eyes quite a bit during this book. It is stated several times that it takes a big man to admit when he is wrong. No it takes a person willing to take responsibility for their actions to admit when they are wrong. Anyone in touch with reality knows no one is perfect including themselves.

    The storyline over all is good but this book did not linger with me as it did others who wrote reviews. Bethann is really great character and made the book enjoyable. The way the author explained the characters points of view was insightful and interesting at times.

    Happy reading (or rather listening)! :)

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    June Baton Rouge, LA, United States 06-23-11
    June Baton Rouge, LA, United States 06-23-11
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    There is absolutely nothing interesting about this book. I plan on finishing it, and give it 2 stars because it's easy to listen to. It is mindless however, so if you are looking for a stimulating book which challenges you mentally or emotionally- I wouldn't suggest this book. The underlying premise of this story is that for every woman, there is a man to complete her. I rolled my eyes a LOT while listening to this book.

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