Friday, August 26, 2011

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This week, The Borrowed Book is giving away:

Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate ~ All of her life, Epiphany Salerno has been tossed like a dandelion seed on the wind. Now, with the death of Mrs. Lora-the family friend who took Epie into her home-the sixteen-year-old must move to Dallas to live with her indifferent mother and new stepfather. Trapped on the low-rent side of Blue Sky Hill, the half-Italian and half-African-American Epie doesn't fit in-and soon finds herself on the wrong side of the law. To make restitution, she's sent to work in another place she's not wanted: a home on the upscale streets of the The Hill.

When J. Norman Alvord learns that his daughter has hired a teenager to stay with him in the afternoons, he's determined to nix the arrangement. Widowed and suffering from heart trouble, Norman wants to be left alone. But in Epie's presence, Norman finds a mystery. Deep in his mind lie memories of another house, another life, and a young black woman, a housekeeper, who saved him...

As summer comes to Blue Sky Hill, two residents from different worlds will journey through a turbulent past and find that with an unexpected road trip through sleepy Southern towns come a life-changing friendship...and clues to a family secret hidden for a lifetime.

Winners will be announced on Saturday, 08/27/11.


  1. Lisa Wingate writes such interesting stories. I'd love to win this book.

  2. would love to read lisa's latest novel...thanks for the chance :)

    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

  3. I can't remember reading any of her books and this one seems very interesting. Thanks!

  4. I would love to win this book. I don't know if I have ever read any books by this author. It looks like a great book. Thanks for the chance to win.


  5. fascinating story intro ~
    haven't read Lisa before so this is a promising opp ") Thank You!

  6. I love a good relational story and would appreciate winning a copy.


  7. I've enjoyed reading several of Lisa's novels and would be happy to win a copy of "Dandelion Summer." Thanks for the opportunity.


  8. I love the name Epiphany for a character. I would love to win a copy of Dandelion Summer. Thank you for the chance.

    Smiles & Blessings,
    Cindy W.



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