✓ Read ↠´ Swimming Lessons by Mary Alice Monroe É Swimming Lessons by Mary Alice Monroe is a 2007 Mira publication As we begin this second book in the Beach House series, we find five years have gone by, that Cara and Brett have married and are trying to start a family, which has been a very slow and painful process Toy is living in the beach house with her young daughter Little Lovie , and has a great job working at the South Carolina Aquarium Emmi has now divorced, but is taking it very, very hard, acting very impulsively as though she is trying to recapture her youth, and Cara is very concerned Flo is still very much a part of their lives, too But, they are all very surprised by a special visitor a sick sea turtle who arrives just as the turtle season begins The B I love this book, it continued on with the stories of Toy, Little Lovie, Cara and Flo, the famous turtle savers, they all come full circle and show what true love and true friendship really is A perfect read to ease into summertime About family and friendship in good times and bad, and learning about the concerns regarding the Loggerhead turtles and their plight Beautiful all around story 4
Did you ever read a book that you got so involved with the characters you didn t want the book to end You felt like you could be there with them This is the sequel to Beach House which at the time I read Beach House didn t realize there was a sequel This book brings closure to the characters in Beach House It s about family, family, friendship, good times, and sad times And as a bonus you learn about nature and the low country I think what really draws you to her books is the peacefullness of the ocean, the beach and most of all the Loggerhead turtles It s the circle of life with a little romance thrown into the mix A sweet summertime romantic novel in the Beach House series by Mary Alice Monroe.
Several years ago while on vacation, we were fortunate enough to be able to see these magnificent creatures lay their eggs along the shore It was fascinating even though the area was later roped off as to not frighten the turtles away.
In this story, we meet the Turtle Lady, Toy Spooner She is a single mother who fled with her young daughter, Lovie, from an abusive relationship She finds work at an aquarium, and it is here that before long we begin to see sparks between Toy and her boss Ethan Some of the sea turtles in this story Sequel to the beach house, continuing from one character s point of view Immediately read this after the Beach House Wonderful book, you really want to root for the main character s success, love interest and career as biologist What a success story for a young female character who had an abusive boyfriend in book I and was estranged from her irresponsible parents Loved this book and looking to read manyof Monroe s books This is about the power of female friendships and the turns life can take Buy The Beach House and this one together because it will leave you wanting for , I would like to see a third book with these lovable characters.
It S Been Five Years Since The original Turtle Lady, Old Miss Lovie Rutledge, Passed Away, But Her Legacy Lives On With Some Special Women, Especially Toy And Her Daughter, Young Little LovieToy Sooner Kept Her Graveside Vow To Her Beloved Mentor She Left Behind An Abusive, Dysfunctional Lifestyle To Become A Strong Single Mother And Aquarist At The South Carolina Aquarium But Success Has Taken Its Toll, Leaving Toy Fearful Of Change And RisksCaretta Rutledge, Florence Prescott And Emmaline Baker Have All Experienced Loss This Summer, With Each Other S Friendship And Support, They Will Try To Make Their Dreams A RealityThe Turtle Season Begins The Day Toy Rescues A Sick Sea Turtle On The Beach When Toy Brings The Loggerhead To The Aquarium, She Begins A Turtle Hospital With The Help Of Her Boss, Ethan As The Summer Progresses And The Sea Turtles Take Their Measured Steps Toward Healing And Freedom Toy, Cara, Flo And Emmi Must Find Their Own Strength To Face Their Fears And Move Courageously Toward Their FuturesMary Alice Monroe Delivers Another Deeply Satisfying Novel Written With An Eye To Nature And Keen Insights Into The Connections Between Women Loaned to me by a friend who is on a mission to read all of Mary Alice Monroe s books This is a sequel to The Beach House, starts with Toy Sooner and her child, now five years old, and of course with the rescue of a loggerhead turtle I really didn t want to read another book about these Turtle Ladies and their families, but once I got started, the story pulled me in and I became very involved with them Mary Alice Monroe is a good storyteller, and I ended up enjoying this so much.
Nice book and very likable characters This get in mood to be at the beach Very informative about turtles Love it Want readin the series.