The Summer Kitchen

Blue Sky Hill Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Staci Snell, Karissa Vacker
Series: Blue Sky Hill Series, Book 2
Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
Categories: Fiction, Literary
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From the author of A Month of Summer, an inspiring new novel in the Blue Sky Hill series about one woman's effect on a struggling Dallas neighborhood.

With her adopted son missing and the rest of her family increasingly estranged, Sandra Kaye Darden is drawn to the little pink house where her Uncle Poppy once provided security. What begins for Sandra as a simple painting project, meant to prepare the house for sale, becomes a secret venture that eventually changes everything.

Cass Blue is having trouble keeping food on the table since she ditched foster care. When Sandra Kaye shows up with lunch one day, Cass has no way of knowing that the meeting will lead to the creation of a place of refuge that could reunite a divided community.

In this moving story of second chances, two unlikely allies realize their ability to make a difference...and the power of what becomes known as the Summer Kitchen to nourish the soul.

©2009, 20118 Lisa Wingate (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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a wonderful story. It held me captivated until the very end. Love everything about the story .

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Not what I expected. At. All.!!

I expected a sweet nostalgic story, but it was so much more! I really didn’t expect it to touch my heart like it did! The main character’s life parallels s a similar place in my own life, and really encourages me to embrace the next chapter in my life’s journey with confidence! Very well written! I like the way this author doesn’t sugar coat dire situations, yet doesn’t feel the need to drag language into the gutter to get a point across!

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Awesome Book!!!

Great narrative, story line and readers! Highly recommended if looking for a good story that reveals struggles that are real!

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Love Lisa Wingate

Each book leaves me wishing it would never end. Please continue this story.

Thank you!

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Another beautiful Wingate Story

I am yet not to be deeply touched by a Lisa Wingate story and this one is sure not to disappoint. Truth, love, trust and Gods blessing shared again and touches the heart showing the blessings of life and love.

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Wonderful story!

I love Lisa Wingate’s stories and this one was excellent! The characters and their lives kept me wanting to not stop listening! Thanks!! VG

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Wonderful

Best book ever; narrator voice was equally as perfect! Couldn’t have enjoyed it more! Thank you and keep writing!

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Love this author

Another great story by Lisa Wingate, and a fantastic performance by the narrators. Gives a glimpse into the underbelly vs the shiny suburbs of everytown USA, but takes place in urban/suburban Texas. Optimistic, which is in short supply these days.

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Loved it!!

I just finished The Summer Kitchen and am so sad! I loved the book, and wished it hadn't ended. I commute by train to work everyday, and loved sitting back closing my eyes and taking it all in.
I bought the book by mistake. I thought i was clicking on it to read about it. I'm so glad I did! It's one of those books you keep thinking about all day.

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So wonderful 💗

I couldn’t put it down..Ms. Wingate is a beautiful writer and the story just took my heart away💗