True Colors is New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah’s most provocative, compelling, and heart-wrenching story yet. With the luminous writing and unforgettable characters that are her trademarks, she tells the story of three sisters whose once-solid world is broken apart by... read more
This book is about three sisters who live on a ranch with their dad. They all grow up, have relationships and have kids; but their closeness often causes problems between them. When one sister, Vivi Ann, meets a man who puts danger into her life the other sisters are not happy. Vivi Ann... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
This book is about three sisters who live on a ranch with their dad. They all grow up, have relationships and have kids; but their closeness often causes problems between them. When one sister, Vivi Ann, meets a man who puts danger into her life the other sisters are not happy. Vivi Ann marries Dallas and then when a crime happens in the town he is blamed. As Vivi Ann gets older she has to raise her son, Noah, while trying to figure out the truth. Winona, the oldest, is a lawyer and the "brainy one"; Aurora has always been the peacemaker of the three. Discovery of who they are, their relationship with their father and others around them and young Noah's feelings for his father, compound the situations in all their lives.
“---Besides, Vivi Ann goes through men like I go through Post-It notes. Luke is way too quiet for her; you know she has a wild streak when it comes to men It won't last long.”
“Pain can turn an animal mean.”Dallas to Vivi Ann regarding a horse she'd rescued.
“Vivi, you have a different dad than I do, that's all I can say. To you, he's like one of those horses you rescue.”Aurora to Vivi Ann regarding their father
“I love my dog but I keep him chained up when the bitch across the street is in heat.”Myrtle Michaelian to Vivi Ann about Dallas
“I love it. I should have taken a job a long time ago. Selling jewelry might not be curing cancer, but it keeps me out of the house.”Aurora to Vivi Ann, four years after her divorce.
“When I was a kid, Mom used to tell me that I was big-boned and beautiful. I knew it wasn't true. I had a mirror. But I also knew she believed it, and that was what mattered. I knew she loved me.”Winona to Vivi Ann when discussing Noah's problems
“Dallas trusts the courts even less than I do, and he's even more afraid of hope. His whole life the system let him down. That's one of the reasons he might say no.”Vivi Ann to Noah, not wanting to disillusion him.
“It wasn't about you misjudging me, Win. You were so jealous of Vivi Ann it made you blind.”Dallas to Winona, regarding past years.
“You were alone, though. I have you.”Noah to Vivi Ann, his mother, while waiting for results.
I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.Highlighted by 21 Kindle customers
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What is passion? It is surely the becoming of a person. . . . In passion, the body and the spirit seek expression . . . The more extreme and the more expressed that passion is, the more unbearable does life seem without it. It reminds us that if passion dies or is denied, we are partly dead and that soon, come what may, we will be wholly so.Highlighted by 14 Kindle customers
If there was one truth Vivi Ann knew to her bones, it was that loss, like love, had a beginning but no real end.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
the knowledge that it wasn’t property lines or markers on a man’s land that outlined the boundaries of a home. It was who you were that mattered, how you stayed together in hard times, the people you held in your heart.Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
“Sometimes you have to go looking for your life.”Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
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That was when I learned you could lose what you loved.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
She’s spent her whole life trying to get blood from a stone and because she doesn’t know how to give up, she can’t stop. She keeps waiting for something from Dad that she’ll never get.”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
Sure, they fought and said things they didn’t mean, but they were sisters. In the end, what mattered were not the breaks in the chain, but the links.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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