From the New York Times bestselling author of GARDEN SPELLS comes a story of the Waverley family, in a novel as sparkling as the first dusting of frost on new-fallen leaves...It's October in Bascom, North Carolina, and autumn will not go quietly. As temperatures drop and leaves begin to turn, the... show more
From the New York Times bestselling author of GARDEN SPELLS comes a story of the Waverley family, in a novel as sparkling as the first dusting of frost on new-fallen leaves...It's October in Bascom, North Carolina, and autumn will not go quietly. As temperatures drop and leaves begin to turn, the Waverley women are made restless by the whims of their mischievous apple tree
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I don’t think this is her best book, although part of the problem is that Garden Spells is my favorite of her books and therefore any sequel is going to have to really impress me. This one–felt a little slight. I certainly enjoyed it, and as usual her writing is lovely, but I didn’t find it as deep ...
I love Sarah Addison Allen and her stories. This one however took me a bit to get into I think because I subconsciously didn't want to read it and be caught up on everything she's written. I love the was she writes, and the feelings I have when wrapped up in her books. This book however was a bit l...
A nice follow-up to Garden Spells but if left to stand on its own, I think most would find it rather light in plotting, tension and emotion. I prefer my reads to be light in emotion, so I quite enjoyed First Frost; it was a visit to Bascom and a catch-up with characters I got hooked on the first ti...
I snagged a copy from Netgalley when the title was available as a 'Read It Now'.An enjoyable, meandering, feel good read. Nothing much really happens, but the writing, the prose and the story telling, are so beautifully written its impossible to put down. I haven't read the first book, so I can't ma...
I loved Garden Spells, so I was thrilled to learn that Sarah Addison Allen's latest novel would return to finish the story of the Waverley family. While it was pleasant to check in with the characters from the first book, First Frost fell flat, as sequels so often do. First Frost is set about ten ye...
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