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Summer Kinard lives in Durham, North Carolina with her husband, their two children, and a garden filled with herbs and squirrels. All four members of the family take it in turns to pour tea each night. Summer received a B.A. in religion from Southwestern University and an M.Div. and Th. M. (early church history and theology) from Duke Divinity School. When she is not writing or homeschooling, Summer sings opera with local companies. Can’t Buy Me Love is her first novel. Visit her website at writinglikeamother.com.


How to Tell Your Dad He’s Going to Die: Ancient Christian Prayer as a Model for Saying Goodbye


After fifteen months of my dad’s rapid decline from ALS, I finally got the phone call I dreaded. My stepmother gave me the news that my dad’s organs were failing; the head hospice nurse thought he had only a few days. I bought a plane ticket for the next morning and prayed about what I would do and sa...

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Published on September 18, 2014 23:00
Average rating: 3.59 · 44 ratings · 13 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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Complex and evolving characters, an interesting and thoughtful plot, and religion as an important part of the characters' lives rather than a tool to beat readers over the head. I loved this book, and I pre-ordered the next as soon as I finished. So...more
Summer Kinard added a status update: I've been reading the Outlander series straight through, in between bouts of morning sickness. Expecting twins in March! :-)
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Everyone else has already said why this book is great. I like it because it's an adventure, there's suspense, and the sex scenes are lovely and intimate like good married sex ought to be. The characters are genuine and likeable, and the pace, writing...more
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I was fortunate enough to read an advance review copy of this book. I admit that I was hesitant about loving the main character at first. Like any oldest child, I couldn’t help getting annoyed with Geneva (the protagonist) for some of her younger sis...more
Can't Buy Me Love by Summer Kinard
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A personal search history, amid so many heartbreaks and disappointments. But at the same time brings th... " Read more of this review »
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