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The Dream

3.59  ·  Rating details ·  49 ratings  ·  18 reviews
Most people call her Delilah. But he called her Daisy. He was seventeen and a guest in her family’s home the summer she turned fifteen. They weren’t supposed to fall in love. But Everton knew two things early on. One: He knew that she was a rule he was most likely going to break. And two: He knew that if anyone discovered their secret, he would be forced to leave. That day ...more
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Published April 2nd 2019 by Amazon Digital Services
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Apr 08, 2019 rated it it was ok
For the very first time, I am dumbfounded how to rate this book or how to feel about it but I guess the title says it all!

On the one hand, this was a truly well written book that captivates & breaks your heart, but on the other? That ending just killed it for me because when I read a romance, I want a HEA! What I don't want though is to (view spoiler)
Apr 08, 2019 marked it as no-way-jose
Ahan Claudia.. senta lá.
This dream is a reader’s nightmare. For this reader IT IS.
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
No one writes small-town romances like Laura Miller. In fact, this is my favorite book by her.

Once again, she has written a beautiful, heartfelt romance that swept me off my feet. I could visualize every moment in this book. Laura Miller set the scene beautifully. I felt as though I was right there with the characters in the quaint, charming country setting.

The Dream begins as a coming-of-age story that is brimming with the possibilities of young love. It’s a story of warm summer nights, stole
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Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I don't even know how to start...
This is one of the stories that will touch your soul. I don't want to say much about it. Because I would spoil it for you. But believe me when I say that they way the writer develops the plot is outstanding.
In the beginning you may think that it's story as many others. But as it goes on, you realised how special it is.
It will make you think about your first love. You will wonder what he/she is doing now. And you will look back to see how some decisions changed th
Charlotte Lynn
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Laura Miller is an author that I love to read. She writes books that pull me in and don’t let me out until the very last page. The Dream is a perfect addition to my library. I started the book, fell in love with the characters, became invested in the storyline, and has stayed with me even now that I have finished the story.

Everton and Delilah have a love story that starts as teenagers and carries them throughout their lives. They enter each other lives, they leave each other lives, and they lov
Apr 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
I love Laura Miller books. But this one fell short for me.
And that ending....
Feb 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was so heart wrenchingly beautiful! Its the kind of story you read once and then treasure it in your heart for the rest of your life!

I fell in love with Everton’s and Daisy’s story! It starts with a simple summer when Daisy first meets Everton and from the first moment you can tell he has already found a place in Delilah’s heart. It’s not love at first sight it’s more like intrigue at first sight. Eventually through secret dates and nights at the lake they fall in love. My heart broke into
Jennifer Hanson
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Let me just start my saying that I absolutely LOVE Laura's books. Small towns, realistic and extremely relatable characters, second chance romances...what's not to love? This one is no exception, her writing is so flawless, it's simply magic that leaps off of the pages and right into your heart. I'm always excited for a new book by Laura and she is yet to let me down! You can't help but fall in love right along with Daisy and feel your heart break right along with hers as well. Laura takes a fai ...more
Mar 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Our firsts will be our lasts"...

This is another heartbreakingly beautiful read from Laura Miller. The book is written in Daisy and Everton's alternating POV. I loved the characters from the very beginning and the way the story comes full circle is amazing. Taking place in a small town, Everton comes to help out with Delilah's family farm one summer. Their forbidden love is unveiled and they vow to find their way back to one another. I loved how the author tied up the story, it was something I d
Apr 14, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf, meh
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Mar 18, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
🇺🇸 My heart is so full after reading this book. It was a beautiful way to dream along.
After a long time struggling against my reading block, "The Dream" had my entire being right in the first page. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Its simple, but beautiful plot about a small town family, carries more meaning than you could imagine. I just don't know how Laura keeps doing it. Playing with the words in such marvelous way that each letter gets drenched in all those feelings that are meant for the reader to feel. ⠀
Mar 31, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love Laura’s small town stories and this one took my heart away with it.
This story was so close to my heart that I know it will never leave because it gave me the same emotions as the boy I first loved but our paths never lined up right either. I get to be friends with him but the same longing and heartbreak lasted the same.....more of the what if’s really.
The banter with the sisters was funny and all too true as to how each sibling has a quirky “flaw.” The way they were tied into the journe
Maritza Torres
Apr 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Omg! BEAUTIFULLY written

This is my first book from Laura Miller.
What can I say, I fell in love with the sisters. Their silly banter is hilarious. Daisy and Everton are a dream. They loved each other when they shouldn't. God- how I cried when Everton was sent home. Typical for a dad to do. I continued reading hoping their paths meet again. I was jumping up in joy when they did, and they got engaged. Only later to realize it was only a DREAM.
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! What a beautiful read with brilliant writing. The story did not go as I expected or necessarily wanted, however, it’s ok because it was just so beautiful. I cried...a lot. Everyone needs an Everton in their life! Everyone needs a friend like Daisy too. Together they were beautiful...a dream. I wanted to read this book so much sooner but my heart knew I needed to wait until it was ready! I highly recommend all of this authors work! Just brilliant!
May 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a beautiful story
This story was just unbelievably, heart wrenching! Laura Miller’s stories always move your heart and this one certainly does that...her stories come alive and take you captive. This one took a turn I didn’t see coming. I had to reread the epilogues twice just to make sure I got it. The emotional elements, the meaning of love at all levels and stages of life will make you think long after you finish. It was perfect once, I was able to restart my heart. A beautifully written love story.

“Love is w
Apr 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is one among the books which definitely stay in your heart even knowing it's not the realistic world we dwell within.SO heartbreaking and lovable. So so lovable. It feels like the author somehow picked this tangled thought among so many stray thoughts which can only happen when we dream.
this is one of my favorite books undoubtedly.
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LAURA MILLER is the national best-selling author of contemporary romance. She grew up on a farm in a little Midwestern town. Now, she lives in Kansas City, Mo., with her weatherman husband.

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