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One Try (Thompson Lake, Book 3)

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews
For fans of Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle, ONE TRY is a charming Christmas novella set against a gorgeous Hawaiian backdrop.

When Thompson is home for winter break he finds out the Tiki House, the local hangout he loves to hate, is in financial trouble. Determined not to let one of his favorite places close, he and his friend Johnny concoct
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Published November 5th 2018 by Timpi Publishing
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Oct 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
A huge thanks to Mrs. Cabinian for offering me the chance to read this book in exchange for a fair review. This has not influenced my thoughts on the book.

The thing Deanna Cabinian does best with her writing style is create characters that feel so real they’re almost tangible. This is the third book in this series (though they can all be read as standalones), and every time a new one comes out, I get excited to catch up with these characters. The plot is fun and it is paced in a way that it mana
Oct 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved going back to Honolulu with Thompson in this 'One Try' novella. Thompson is coming back home for holidays and it turns out that Greta (now his ex-girlfriend) is there too. As Christmas is the time of magic Thompson hopes to get Greta back since they are uniting their forces to save Tiki House (the bar where Johnny the Elvis impersonator and Thompson met). I really like the way Deanna's characters are so normal and so real. Reading Deanna's books you feel like a part of the story, like a ...more
Rosanne O. Cabinian
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Still a delight!

Another winner in this series that continues to be heartwarming without being saccharine. Holds up as a standalone but if you haven't read the first two will have you going back for more of Thompson, Greta, Johnny and the gang.
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Deanna Cabinian is the author of One Night and One Love. When she isn’t working or writing she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and their Havanese dog, Cuba.

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