Carolyn Jenkins strives for two things–to be the greatest teacher ever and to find true love. She’s as skilled at both as an infant trying to eat with a fork. Carolyn’s suburban upbringing and genuine compassion for people who don’t fit effortlessly into society are no match for weapon-wielding, struggling students, drug-using colleagues, and a wicked principal.
Meanwhile, her budding relationship with a mystery man is thwarted by his gaggle of eccentric sisters. Carolyn depends on her friends to get her through the hard times, but with poverty-stricken children at her feet and a wealthy man at her side, she must define who she is.
The reality of life after college can be daunting, the road to full-fledged adulthood long and unscripted. Can Carolyn take control and craft the existence she always wanted?
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A Language Arts Coach with a Ph.D. in Reading Education, Kathleen lives in Oakmont, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.
Kathleen has also written Love and Other Subjects, award winning After the Fog and her debut novel, The Last Letter, garnered multiple awards in 2011. The author's stories have also appeared in several of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series.
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I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
As always with Kathleen Shoop's work, I was mesmerized, and I really enjoyed this book. She successfully captures the feelings of everything from euphoria, giddiness, and even the heart breaking searing pain of being in love. She images the insecurity of youth and brings the character full circle to finding herself and being confident in who she is without a man-which is exactly what she needs to be with the man she is in love with!
I give this book a 2 thumbs up because I every time I picked it up to read, I didn't want to put it back down!
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