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Morning Glory

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  9,946 Ratings  ·  775 Reviews
"A superb book." (New York Daily News)

On the eve of World War II, two people are brought together by fate and discover an unexpected passion.
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Published January 1st 2003 by Recorded Books (first published 1989)
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Magnificent!!! One of my all time favorite, desert island, top ten books, ever!!!! I loved, loved, LOVED IT!!! I cried and cried and cried, it was sooooo endearing!!!! A lovely book of love, family, second chances, perseverance and triumph!! (I definitely have a thing for Williams) lol
5++ stars

This is my first book by this author and I was completely enthralled! From the very first page this book sparked my attention and I don't know when I've been more immersed and involved in the lives of the characters. I know I will never forget Will Parker and his utterly lonely existence until he meets Elly Dinsmore.

A few of the things I loved.

(1) I liked this book so much I did not want to put it down. This is no light & fluffy read but one of intense emotion. I liked that I did n
Feb 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Sólo tengo buenas palabras para este libro, me ha ENCANTADO.
Es lo primero que leo de esta autora y gracias al #RetoRita. Desde luego leeré mas de ella.
Me ha parecido precioso, una historia bien contada, sencilla pero que te engancha.
He adorado a Will y Elly desde el primer momento, y su maravillosa familia
No quería terminarlo por que lo estaba disfrutando mucho...
Katrina Passick Lumsden

OH. Holy shit. This book!

I can't.

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I attacked this book and read it like it was the last thing I was ever going to do in my life. I couldn't put it down. I had to keep going. I had to know that there would be good things for Will and Elly. And the trip to their HEA was so unbelievably...GAH!

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Will and Elly are so tragically lonely and starved for affection that I just wanted to pick them both up, put them in a warm, padded room for a month, and let them commence with the healing. I loved them
Marisa Sauco
Jan 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
¡Qué historia más bonita! ❤

Elly y Will, son los protagonistas de una historia de amor preciosa, conmovedora y extraordinaria, que se va desarrollando pausadamente y que permite que te enamores de ellos, mientras ellos lo hacen entre sí. ❤

Es maravillosa la huella que cada uno deja en el otro, cómo se fortalece y madura la personalidad de cada uno, la complicidad que surge entre ellos y cómo se afianza su relación, no solo en los momentos más difíciles, sino también en la sencillez de lo cotidiano
Orphan. Bastard. Convict. Woman-killer. Boy.

Will Parker has been called every name in the book, none of them inaccurate and all of them unflattering. Drifting into Whitney, Georgia in the summer of 1941, he's just been fired from the local sawmill on account of his stint in prison for killing a woman in a Texas brothel. Bone-thin from hunger and wearing clothes stolen from a local's drying line, he decides to answer a woman's newspaper ad looking for a husband. The yard may be full of junk, the
Oct 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Me ha encantado no solo por la historia que cuenta sino por como la cuenta. Dos personas tan solas, tan frágiles, tan distantes no se pueden necesitar más ni se pueden amar menos. Ese amor lento, pausado, firme, real. Es increíble como una historia puede traerte esas sensaciones mientras la lees. Se la recomendaría a cualquier lector de novela romántica.
Un Rita más que merecido

Grecia Robles
***** 5 STARS*****

PopSugar Reading Challenge en Español. Categoría #28
Que libro tan más bonito Ay Dios ME ENCANTÓ !!!

De verdad que soy una romántica empedernida y no pude evitar enamorarme y suspirar con esta historia.

Vi que a muchas personas les encantó y la recomendaron y dije porque no, la voy a leer y me sorprendió bastante y no voy a dudar en volver a leer a la autora.

Will es un exrecluso que no le dan trabajo por sus antecedentes no tiene casa familia y es un escoria en la so
Elsa Bravante
Terminada relectura de libro perteneciente a #RetoRita

Hace ya bastantes años que leí este libro por primera vez, y muchos más desde que conozco a esta autora. Lo he releído como si fuese la primera vez, después de cientos de libros más que he leído y de cambios de género dentro de la literatura romántica. Y a pesar del tiempo, y a pesar de los años que han pasado desde que lo escribió, la sensación es la misma. Lavyrle Spencer tiene un estilo muy definido que se transmite a lo largo de todos sus
Nov 17, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a sweet read. Sad at times. Loved Will. He grew up alone, no family, no friends. Her upbringing was no better.

In town, they called her "Crazy Widow Dinsmore." But Elly was no stranger to their ridicule--she had been an outsider all her life, growing up in a boarded-up old house under the strict eye of her eccentric grandparents. Now she was all alone, with two little boys to raise, and a third child on the way.

He drifted into Whitney, Georgia, one lazy afternoon in the summer
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LaVyrle Spencer is an American best-selling author of contemporary and historical romance novels. She has successfully published a number of books, with several of them made into movies. Twelve of her books have been New York Times bestsellers, and Spencer was inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame in 1988.

Spencer is known for creating realistic characters and stories that focu
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“Lizzy, Will thought. Lizzy P. 'You n me gonna be buddies, darlin'. He stretched one hand to Elly's hair, and circled Donald Wade's rump with his free arm and touched Thomas's leg, on the far side of Elly. And he smiled at Lizzy P. and thought, Heaven's got nothin' on being the husband of Eleanor Dinsmore.” 23 likes
“Touch me, he thought, my arm, my hand, a finger. Let me know it's all right for me to have these feelings for you.” 18 likes
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