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Lilly Bloom is a college graduate with a degree in English and few job prospects, even in New York City. When she resorts to telling fortunes in a Manhattan restaurant, she finds she has a knack for intuitively picking up the details of other people's lives and astounding them with what she knows. Here she meets Matt, a friendly, out-of-town veterinarian, and when she atte ...more
Hardcover, 327 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Warner Books (first published 1995)
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Couldn't put this book down. I think Leavitt developed her characters well and authenticly. I couldn't help but feel compassion for Dinah, an orphan who finally accepts her situation.I recommend this book to mother's of teenage girls,
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One of the best Caroline Leavitt ever. This story is so sad and happy at the same time. This book will grab you and not let go forever. Read this now!
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I absolutely loved this book. Leavitt has such a way with characterization that I'm in awe. I'm off to find more of her work!

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Slow start but glad I stuck with it!
Very sad story - and unsettling, just like life can be at times.
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Caroline Leavitt is the New York Times bestselling author of is This Tomorrow and Pictures of You (Algonquin Books), which. Pictures of You was on the Best Books of the Year lists from the San Francisco Chronicle, The Providence Journal, Bookmarks and Kirkus Reviews. It was also a Costco Pennie's Pick. Is This Tomorrow was long listed for the Main Readers Prize, a WNBA Reading group Choice, A San ...more
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