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HUMP DAY SPARKS: WAITING ON “HEART LIKE MINE” — AUGUST 29

Welcome to another Hump Day Sparks, in which we will celebrate the upcoming releases we are anticipating.  Visit Jill, at Breaking the Spine, to find out about all the celebrated WOW posts today.

I am very excited to shout out about another Amy Hatvany book coming in early 2013:  March, as a matter of fact.

Heart Like Mine promises to be another excellent read.

 

When a young mother dies under mysterious circumstances, those she leaves behind begin looking for answers in the past—and find a long-buried secret they could have never imagined.

Thirty-six-year-old Grace McAllister never longed for children. But when she meets Victor Hansen, a handsome, charismatic divorced restaurateur who is father to Max and Ava, Grace decides that, for the right man, she could learn to be an excellent part-time stepmom. After all, the kids live with their mother, Kelli. How hard could it be?

 

At thirteen, Ava Hansen is mature beyond her years. Since her parents’ divorce, she has been the one taking care of her emotionally unstable mother and her little brother—she pays the bills, does the laundry, and never complains because she loves her mama more than anyone. And while her father’s new girlfriend is nice enough, Ava still holds out hope that her parents will get back together and that they’ll be a family again.

 

But only days after Victor and Grace get engaged, Kelli dies suddenly under mysterious circumstances—and soon, Grace and Ava discover there was much more to Kelli’s life than either ever knew.

 

Narrated by Grace and Ava in the present with flashbacks into Kelli’s troubled past, Heart Like Mine is a poignant and hopeful portrait about womanhood, love, and the challenges of family life.

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Doesn’t this sound wonderful?  I know I can’t wait!  Now…what are the rest of you excited about?

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40 thoughts on “HUMP DAY SPARKS: WAITING ON “HEART LIKE MINE” — AUGUST 29

    1. Thanks for stopping by, Jenea…ever since I read my first book by this author (Best Kept Secret), I have been a fan. I have read two more books since and can’t wait for this one. Enjoy your picks.

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  1. Ooh…this sounds really good. I’m not usually a mystery fan, but I already want to know what happened to Kelli and why. I’m going to download this to my Nook. Thanks for sharing this one!

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