Published June 30, 2005
by Bella Rosa Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||220|
In The Summer Book Tove Jansson distills the essence of the summer—its sunlight and storms—into twenty-two crystalline vignettes. This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia’s grandmother, nearing the end of hers, as they spend the summer on a tiny unspoiled island in the Gulf of by: 4. The Summer Book by Tove Jansson pp, Sort Of Books, £ Anyone watching the UK book-buying public from a remote place - from a different . The book is not just about Frederica, but about her humorous siblings, Alverstoke, Charles and a list of other dear people. So perhaps it is a romance, for you, the reader that is, to fall in love with these warm and realistic characters/5(K). Frederica Mathewes-Green’s first book, originally published in , is the result of an examination of the reasons women have abortions, and analysis of what pregnant women need in order to choose life instead. Book Description and Reviews».
Two nights ago I finished my other summer reading goal (mentioned here): A.S. Byatt's Frederica Potter Quartet. Actually, I read the first book, The Virgin in the Garden, last March, and the others, Still Life, Babel Tower, and A Whistling Woman, this summer.I'll probably get several blog postings out of the series: because I enjoyed it so much; because it's so dense with character, incident Author: Marissa Skudlarek. Deep Summer is the first of Gwen Bristow's Plantation Trilogy, which centers around a Louisiana plantation and the family who runs it. Judith is a Puritan girl on the boat to the Louisiana frontier with her strait-laced family, and she startles herself by eloping with a handsome and penniless aristocrat named Philip who is determined to start his own dynasty in the raw and rough Delta country/5. Frederica Summer | Frederica Summer is a rich, rewarding novel that evokes a special time and place in the history of our nation. Set on St. Simons Island, Georgia in , it is an inspirational account of Tabitha (White Blossom) Plummer, who is forced to choose between two . Frederica Summer is a rich, rewarding novel that evokes a special time and place in the history of our nation. Set on St. Simons Island, Georgia in , it is an inspirational account of Tabitha (White Blossom) Plummer, who is forced to choose between two cultures and her love for two men/5(3).
- Becky's Book Blog "I think Ms. Heyer's writing is just so smart and witty I highly recommend FREDERICA if you are looking for a good summer read. It is a very entertaining story with lots of romance." - Booking Mama "I liked Frederica a lot, especially the banter between Frederica and Alverstone " - Chris' Book-a-Rama/5(57). Endearing characters with bizarre fixations fill Wang’s superb debut collection, a perfect book to dip into this summer. Two synchronized divers grow up with lives and bodies completely entwined. A year-old works for her parents’ travel agency and suddenly falls under the spell of a qi master. A massive Chinese carp bloom clogs American. As part of the festival, the National Park Service is pleased to host author Dody Myers who will speak about her new book Frederica Summer at noon. At historian Jud Conner will talk about his book Muskets, Knives, and Bloody Marshes. Each author will sign copies of their books following their talks. Of Heyer's books, Frederica and the Grand Sophy are my favorites. The story is fast paced. The characters are well developed and likable. Frederica is a wonderfully strong heroine. The duologue between Alverstoke and Frederica is excellent and funny. .