The Summer Girls

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  • ebook
  • 400 pages
  • The Summer Girls
  • Mary Alice Monroe
  • English
  • 09 March 2017
  • 1476709033

About the Author: Mary Alice Monroe

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The Summer Girls Three sisters reunite on Sullivan s Island off the coast of South Carolina after years of separation in this heartwarming first novel in a new trilogy from a beloved author.Eighty year old Marietta Muir is a dowager of Charleston society who has retired to her historic summer home on Sullivan s Island At the onset of summer, Marietta, Mamaw, seeks to gather her three granddaughters Carson, Eudora, and Harper with the intent to reunite them after years apart Monroe explores the depths and complexities of sisterhood, friendship and the power of forgiveness The Summer Girls is a perfect beach read and anyone who enjoys such fine southern voices as Pat Conroy will add the talented Monroe to their list of favorites Booklist. New Download Books The Summer Girls by Mary Alice Monroe – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Summer Girls

  1. Diane says:

    I read The Summer Girls this week and at the end of the book, I wanted to knowI had been looking forward to reading the most recent book by Mary Alice Monroe and this one did not disappoint As I read I could almost sense the sun on my shoulders, the sea spray upon my face, the smell of the sea grass, and the feel of the sand on my feet.the Carolina beach The author has written with a depth of understanding about the emotions of love and longing for family acceptance in a dysfunctional I read The Summer Girls this week and at the end of the book, I wanted to knowI had been looking forward to reading the most recent book by Mary Alice Monroe and this one did not disappoint As I read I could almost sense the sun on my shoulders, the sea spray upon my face, the smell of the sea grass, and the feel of the sand on my feet.the Carolina beach The author has written with a depth of understanding about the emotions of love and longing for family acceptance in a dysfunctional setting The family members are not presented as being perfect, they each have problems they must come to terms with and make serious decisions The family dynamic is compounded by the troubles regarding growing up with an alcoholic father, either dependent upon or absent from the lives of Dora, Carson, and Harper Over the course of years Mamaw s Summer Girls deal with fragile feelings, misunderstood actions, and the possibility of a genetic factor which will affect each of them personally The gran...

  2. Margitte says:

    Three young ladies, Dora, Carson, and Harper, are invited to stay with their grandmother for three months in her old mansions on Sullivan s Island, South Carolina There are secrets to deal with, serious issues to address, and forgiveness to happen One father, three mothers, and three immensely different daughters growing up separately One eighty year old grandmother to make it all right and pay for her own sins One lost little boy And then there is the bonding as a possibility before Mamaw Three young ladies, Dora, Carson, and Harper, are invited to stay with their grandmother for three months in her old mansions on Sullivan s Island, South Carolina There are secrets to deal with, serious issues to address, and forgiveness to happen One father, three mothers, and three immensely different daughters growing up separately One eighty year old grandmother to make it all right and pay for her own sins One lost little boy And then there is the bonding as a possibility before Mamaw passes away She has to t...

  3. Lisa says:

    This is where a 1 2 star would come in handy The Summer Girls is a thoroughly entertaining story set on one of my favorite places in all the world, Sullivan s Island, SC It is the island of my childhood vacations as it was for the three sisters in the novel My father and his 11 siblings were born on the Island, thus we went there in the summers to see my grandmother Monroe does a lovely and loving job of capturing several aspects of the island the pace, the scents, the feel of the place Th This is where a 1 2 star would come in handy The Summer Girls is a thoroughly entertaining story set on one of my favorite places in all the world, Sullivan s Island, SC It is the island of my childhood vacations as it was for the three sisters in the novel My father and his 11 siblings were born on the Island, thus we went there in the summers to see my grandmother Monroe does a lovely and loving job of capturing several aspects of the island the pace, the scents, the feel of the place The sisters stories are neatly and believably developed All of the characters have the ring of truth to them There is a love story as well Thankfully it doesn t take over the book and isn t tawdry or mawkish Why not three stars There are some writing issues that bugged me One is with repeated information I just can t abide with repeated information For instance, you only need to tell once that the Beast is Carson s name f...

  4. Connie says:

    Monroe captures the feel of family ties so well in this story The setting of course is beautiful, and I was transported to Sullivan Island I loved the character Marietta Mamaw and her wish to bring her Summer Girls together again, and make them realize how important family is.that they are always there, love them or not, you can t get rid of them They often know all your secrets and failures.and can usually see what you try to hide from others As different as you may be, there is al Monroe captures the feel of family ties so well in this story The setting of course is beautiful, and I was transported to Sullivan Island I loved the character Marietta Mamaw and her wish to bring her Summer Girls together again, and make them realize how important family is.that they are always there, love them or not, you can t get rid of them They often know all your secrets and failures.and can usually see what you try to hide from others As different as you may be, there is always a tie that binds ...

  5. Maggie61 says:

    I was really looking forward to this book and I really wanted to like it but I really just didn t I love books about women and summer and some secrets thrown in But I Gotta admit, I was really bored I did wake up a little with the scene with Delphine and the fi...

  6. Julie says:

    The Summer Girls by Mary Alice Monroe is a 2013 Gallery Books publication I was provided a copy of this book as an XOXOpert, the official street team of XOXO After Dark It s almost officially summer and many of us are ready for vacations, trips to the beach, and soaking up some rays by the pool I admit there are books I go for in the summer months because I m justin the mood for them The Summer Girls with it s apt title is a perfect summertime beach read I can envision the South Car The Summer Girls by Mary Alice Monroe is a 2013 Gallery Books publication I was provided a copy of this book as an XOXOpert, the official street team of XOXO After Dark It s almost officially summer and many of us are ready for vacations, trips to the beach, and soaking up some rays by the pool I admit there are books I go for in the summer months because I m justin the mood for them The Summer Girls with it s apt title is a perfect summertime beach read I can envision the South Carolina summer beach home Mamaw named Sea Breeze and imagine sitting outside with a big glass of iced tea or lemonade listening to the waves, enjoying the refreshi...

  7. Melodie says:

    The Summer Girls are Dora,Carson and Harper Sisters, they share a father,now deceased, all have different mothers Their individual upbringings as different as night and day The one person beside their father that they share is their grandmother Marietta Muir known affectionately as Mamaw Mamaw has drawn her summer girls back to her idyllic South Carolina home, Sea Breeze, for what she believes might be her last summer with them As adults they each have gone their own way, drifting ever f The Summer Girls are Dora,Carson and Harper Sisters, they share a father,now deceased, all have different mothers Their individual upbringings as different as night and day The one person beside their father that they share is their grandmother Marietta Muir known affectionately as Mamaw Mamaw has drawn her summer girls back to her idyllic Sout...

  8. Cara says:

    Good beach read, but a bit disappointing Based on the synopsis, I was expecting this to be one of those books where several women go to the beach together and end up having a lot of interesting interactions where you really get to see their different personalities Instead, this book focuses mainly on one of the three sisters Carson The others are secondary characters If I had realized this was part of a trilogy at the outset, I might have had different expectations Presumably the other sis Good beach read, but a bit disappointing Based on the synopsis, I was expecting this to be one of those books where several women go to the beach together and end up having a lot of interesting interactions where you really get to see their different personalities Instead, this book focuses mainly on one of the three sisters Carson The others are secondary characters If I had realized this was part of a trilogy at the outset, I might have had different expectations Presumably the other sisters get to be the focus of the other books Still, I d rather have all three of them be interesti...

  9. Cassandra King says:

    full disclose i read an advance copy of this book when the author, whose work i ve enjoyed in the past, asked me for an endorsement, so my review might appear to be influenced by that however, i only endorse books i really like, and this was no exception it s such an intriguing concept, three sisters who don t know each other same father, three different mothers, and raised in different parts of the country that i would ve been hooked even if it hadn t been about dolphins, a special interes full disclose i read an advance copy of this book when the author, whose work i ve enjoyed in the past, asked me for an endorsement, so my review might appear to be influenced by that however, i only endorse books i really like, and this was no exception it s such an intriguing concept, three sisters who don t kno...

  10. Anne (Booklady) Molinarolo says:

    Marietta Mamaw has invited her three grown granddaughters back to their summer home Sea Breeze on Sullivan s Island She s fixing to celebrate her eightieth birthday and wants Dora, Carson, and Harper to be there She s also hoping that the half sisters will stay the summer before Sea Breeze is sold and reunite as sisters, rather than the strangers they ve become to each other Carson Muir, the middle sister, arrives first She s unemployed, broke, and homeless Mamaw s invitation is a god Marietta Mamaw has invited her three grown granddaughters back to their summer home Sea Breeze on Sullivan s Island She s fixing to celebrate her eightieth birthday and wants Dora, Carson, and Harper to be there She s also hoping that the half sisters will stay the summer before Sea Breeze is sold and reunite as sisters, rather than the strangers they ve become to each other Carson Muir, the middle sister, arrives first She s unemployed, broke, and homeless Mamaw s invitation is a godsend to her Dora, the eldest sister, arrives next with Nate Her nine year old son has Autism and she is reading her own home to sell She s about to divorce, and she s kept these tidbits from her sisters Harper, the baby, arrives last despite her mother s protests Her high powered and wealthy James family have never liked her Southern relations and have discouraged contact with them The Summer Girls focuses mostly on Carson She love...