Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
Garden Spells (Bantam Discovery), Allen, Sarah Addison
Stock Image -May Not Reflect Actual Item

Author Name    Allen, Sarah Addison

Title   Garden Spells (Bantam Discovery)

Binding   MASS MARKET PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Bantam Discovery

ISBN Number    0553590324 / 9780553590326

Seller ID   SKU9134577

0553590324 1st printing, Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Mass market paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

In a garden surrounded by a tall fence, tucked away behind a small, quiet house in an even smaller town, is an apple tree that is rumored to bear a very special sort of fruit. In this luminous debut novel, Sarah Addison Allen tells the story of that enchanted tree, and the extraordinary people who tend it....
The Waverleys have always been a curious family, endowed with peculiar gifts that make them outsiders even in their hometown of Bascom, North Carolina. Even their garden has a reputation, famous for its feisty apple tree that bears prophetic fruit, and its edible flowers, imbued with special powers. Generations of Waverleys tended this garden. Their history was in the soil. But so were their futures.
A successful caterer, Claire Waverley prepares dishes made with her mystical plants--from the nasturtiums that aid in keeping secrets and the pansies that make children thoughtful, to the snapdragons intended to discourage the attentions of her amorous neighbor. Meanwhile, her elderly cousin, Evanelle, is known for distributing unexpected gifts whose uses become uncannily clear. They are the last of the Waverleys--except for Claire's rebellious sister, Sydney, who fled Bascom the moment she could, abandoning Claire, as their own mother had years before.
When Sydney suddenly returns home with a young daughter of her own, Claire's quiet life is turned upside down--along with the protective boundary she has so carefully constructed around her heart. Together again in the house they grew up in, Sydney takes stock of all she left behind, as Claire struggles to heal the wounds of the past. And soon the sisters realize they must deal with their common legacy--if they are ever to feel at home in Bascom--or with each other.
Enchanting and heartfelt, this captivating novel is sure to cast a spell with a style all its own....

"From the Hardcover edition."

Price = 3.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
Slow News Day (v. 1)
Watson, Andi
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan), Reichs, Kathy
Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan)
Reichs, Kathy
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Nunamiut Eskimos: Hunters of Caribou, Gubser, Nicholas J.
The Nunamiut Eskimos: Hunters of Caribou
Gubser, Nicholas J.
65.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge, English, T. J.
The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
English, T. J.
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Best of Rumpole
Mortimer, John
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1)
Thompson, Hunter S
30.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Philip Morrison's Long Look at the Literature: His Reviews of a Hundred Memorable Science Books
Morrison, Philip
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Horsemasters: A Novel of Prehistory
Wolf, Joan
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Zero Game, Meltzer, Brad
The Zero Game
Meltzer, Brad
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Worth Dying For, Child, Lee
Worth Dying For
Child, Lee
22.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance, Levitt, Steven D.; Dubner, Stephen J.
Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
Levitt, Steven D.; Dubner, Stephen J.
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Sunstorm (Time Odyssey), Clarke, Arthur C.; Baxter, Stephen
Sunstorm (Time Odyssey)
Clarke, Arthur C.; Baxter, Stephen
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to lastwordbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie