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Read & Download Ö eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ Sarah Addison Allen The women of the Waverley family whether they like it or not are heirs to an unusual legacy one that grows in a fenced plot behind their ueen Anne home on Pendland Street in Bascom North Carolina There an apple tree bearing fruit of magical properties looms over a garden filled with herbs and edible flowers that possess the power to affect in curious ways anyone who eats them For nearly a decade 34 year old Claire Waverley at peace with her family inheritance has lived in the house alone embracing the spirit of the grandmother who raised her ruing her mother's unfortunate destin. Chicken soup when you're sick Chocolate when you're hormonal Lavender for your bathroom Citrus for the kitchen Pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving Peppermint at Christmas timeThis book completely spoke my language that of food and how we are connected to what we serve eat and order We may not be able to put magic into our cooking but as a mother I know there are certain things to feed my family for certain reasons and that can be sort of a form of magic at least to the little child in bed waiting for hot cocoa after being caught in a rain stormGarden Spells is beautiful Each character of the family has a special gift Either through food hairstyling knowing where things go or giving gifts that will be needed in the future they are all important gifts but to the characters sometimes a curse But in the end they all figure out how to deal with their gifts and how to come together as a familyThen of course there is the apple tree that will show you your future that is in their backyard Would I be willing to take a bite of the apple and be prepared for what I saw or should I go through life accepting each action and moment as it comes

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Summary Garden Spells ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF è The women of the Waverley family whether they like it or not are heirs to an unusual legacy one that grows in a fenced plot behind their ueen Anne home on Pendland Street in Bascom North Carolina There an apple tree bearing fruit of magical properties looms over a garden fille Y and seemingly unconcerned about the fate of her rebellious sister Sydney who freed herself long ago from their small town's constraints Using her grandmother's mystical culinary traditions Claire has built a successful catering business and a carefully controlled utterly predictable life upon the family's peculiar gift for making life altering delicacies lilac jelly to engender humility for instance or rose geranium wine to call up fond memories Garden Spells reveals what happens when Sydney returns to Bascom with her young daughter turning Claire's routine existence upside do. So good I read it twice There is a great sense of place for this book the imagery is truly enchanting and visceral What I really like about the novel is how grounded in reality it is making the magic seem entirely plausible in its subtlety The pain and drama of the characters make them three dimensional and completely relatableI was left with only two uestions1 Is there a seuel to this2 If not why the hell isn't thereETA February 2015 There is a seuel Special thanks to Christina to alerting me to this D

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Garden SpellsWn With Sydney's homecoming the magic that the uiet caterer has measured into recipes to shape the thoughts and moods of others begins to influence Claire's own emotions in terrifying and delightful ways As the sisters reconnect and learn to support one another each finds romance where she least expects it while Sydney's child Bay discovers both the safe home she has longed for and her own surprising gifts With the help of their elderly cousin Evanelle endowed with her own uncanny skills the Waverley women redeem the past embrace the present and take a joyful leap into the futur. What I learned from this book isif an apple tree throws its apples at you for goodness sake pay attention already This book is lovely magical enchanting I sat down to read just one chapter basically to decide whether it was worth holding onto even though it was already overdue At 230 am I finished the whole darn thing Couldn't stop myself I floated in a state of suspended reality where time had no meaningThe basic idea of the book two sisters experienced their childhoods very differently Now as adults they must come to terms with choices past and present and with the uniue abilities each woman inherited In Bascom North Carolina townsfolk know Claire's garden grows produce with mystical properties like the honeysuckle wine she makes that lets you see in the dark Sydney has a gift for revealing a person's inner self through a haircut Bay always knows where things belong And whatever Evanelle gives you no matter how strange you'll be certain to need before too long