“What You Wish For” by Katherine Center
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“Author Katherine Center writes great women’s fiction and What You Wish For is another fabulous book on her list! The way she describes characters is top-notch, the emotions she can make you feel are real, and her books are ones that you’ll want to put everything else on hold for so you can read!”-Green Gables Book Reviews
Sometimes life gives you lemons. What do you do with the lemons? Do you eat them like an orange and cringe, or do you add some sugar and water and enjoy a glass of lemonade?
Author Katherine Center writes great women’s fiction and What You Wish For is another fabulous book on her list! The way she describes characters is top-notch, the emotions she can make you feel are real, and her books are ones that you’ll want to put everything else on hold for so you can read!
Fun-loving, bright-color-wearing school librarian Samantha does everything she can to make people happy. The students at school, her co-workers, and the people around her see her as a bright light. Someone in the world to make it better, more optimistic, happier.
But Samantha (Sam) wasn’t always happy. Her world, like the clothes that were in her wardrobe, was gray. The colors she wore were to help remind her to be happy, joyful, to live. Life had taken a difficult path, but the way led her to this new life.
Sam lives in an apartment on the property of the principal of her school. Everyone loves Max and Babette, and everyone is celebrating them when something tragic happens to Max.
In need of a new principal, the school is reeling. The loss of Max is devastating, and everyone has questions about the new person that has been hired. When Sam hears who the new principal is, she can’t believe it! No one will ever replace wonderful, caring Max.
Can it be the same person? The same Duncan Carpenter? The same Duncan she was secretly in love with at her last school? Sam rallies and tells everyone how great Duncan is, how brilliant, how fun. She is his biggest advocate. But then he arrives. Sam has a hard time believing this is the same Duncan. What happened to that fantastic, bigger-than-life, up-for-fun guy? The guy she secretly loved?
Can Sam help Duncan find who he used to be, and will he reveal to her what made him change?
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