A heartbroken woman stumbled upon a diary and steps into the life of its anonymous author.
In her twenties, Emily Wilson was on top of the world: she had a bestselling novel, a husband plucked from the pages of GQ, and a one-way ticket to happily ever after.
Ten years later, the tide... read more
“Had I known that this is what the end of my marriage would smell like, I would have made pancakes.”Emily
“Love was not a hothouse flower, forced to reluctant bud. Love was a weed that flashed unexpectedly into bloom on the roadside.”Highlighted by 37 Kindle customers
Great love endures time, heartache, and distance. And even when all seems lost, true love lives on. I know that now, and I hope you do, too.Highlighted by 33 Kindle customers
“And besides, fate has a way of bringing you back when it’s time to come back.”Highlighted by 27 Kindle customers
Gordon Greens, a mixture of lime and cucumber muddled together with gin, simple syrup, and a sprinkle of sea salt.Highlighted by 24 Kindle customers
“You can’t plant them, for they won’t grow. They have to choose you.”Highlighted by 14 Kindle customers
“Evelyn has a theory about these flowers,” she said, pausing as if to pull a dusty memory off a shelf in her mind, handling it with great care. “Yes,” she said, the memory in plain view. “She used to say they grow where they are needed, that they signal healing, and hope.”Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
know how the 1931 Pulitzer Prize winner by the late Margaret Ayer BarnesHighlighted by 12 Kindle customers
you take my copy of Years of Grace ?” IHighlighted by 9 Kindle customers
My mother always said that when people live alone for the better part of their lives they become immune to their own quirks.Highlighted by 9 Kindle customers
Many on the island, me included, believed that these flowers had mystical powers, that they could heal wounds of the heart and the body, mend rifts in friendships, even bring about good fortune. I knelt down and ran my hand along the carpet of dusty purple nestled into pale green leaves.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
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