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"When I think of my childhood, I think of weeds and flowers, sun-drenched color and shadowy spaces."

Charlie is 12 years old when her life changes forever. Her mother has remarried, had a "change-of-life" baby, and traded in her waitress uniform to be a stay-at-home mom. Meanwhile, Charlie's best friend Marleen has grown distant and Charlie's crush on her friend's older bro
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Paperback, 3, 240 pages
Published December 25th 2011 by Michelle Garren Flye
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Katie
I really enjoyed this story. It made me feel happiness, sadness and all other emotions in between. Flye makes the characters come alive and the way she delves into the world of young teens made me think back to how I thought as a child/teenager. Although there is a lot of sadness in the book, I think she resolves these conflics perfectly. The ending was bittersweet. I highly recommend.
Georgiana
Great book ... mystery, romance, murder... mystical.
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Close to her wedding, Charlie remembers her childhood as this:

When I think of my childhood, I think of weeds and flowers, sun-drenched color and shadowy spaces. That was what gardens were and always will be to me—lovely flowers on the surface, weeds encroaching beneath and dark spaces in between. Snakes twined in a grapevine and beetles crouching under decorative borders of violets.

Despite all, she loved David, her step father, from the first time
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Rebecca
I read this book because it was written by a local author. But, it turned out to be a well written story about young love, the secrets that exist below the surface in every community, and an unsolved murder. It was a great combination between suspense and levity.
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Michelle Garren Flye is an award-winning author of romance and women's fiction. Reviewers have described her work as: “an engaging novel with charming and likable characters”, a story that “will make you believe in love and second chances”, and a “well-written and thought-provoking novel.”

Michelle placed third in the Hyperink Romance Writing Contest for her short story “Life After”. Her short stor
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