Author, Sarah Addison Allen
Published, expected January 20th, 2015 (Pre-Order HERE)
Publisher, St. Martin's Press
Kindle edition, 304 pages
Series, Waverley Family #2
MY THOUGHTS: This book was great! Sarah Addison Allen has quickly become one of my favorite authors. If you are not reading her due to the "magical" element of her books, you should. I steer away from those novels most of the time and have to admit that I came upon The Peach Keeper by accident. But, Allen has a wonderful way of adding just enough magic that it enhances the mystery of the story without overtaking it. If you have read Garden Spells, you will be in luck since this is the second novel in that series. If you haven't (like myself, but I will now) that is fine too. This story can stand alone but if you like to keep books in order, there is plenty of time to read Garden Spells before First Frost is available. The dynamic of the sister and mother/daughter relationship is very honest and believable. The story is about, Bay, a teenage girl trying to deal with growing up and being from "that" family in town. Sisters Sydney and Clair are dealing with all the built up craziness that comes with the first frost of the season. Throw in a mysterious stranger in town and you have a recipe for success.
I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for a honest review. All thoughts and opinions are mine.