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#BookSpotlight "The Hundred Gifts" by Jennifer Scott - #Review and #Giveaway this Monday, 11-30!
The Hundred Gifts by Jennifer Scott About the Book:
From the national bestselling author of The Sister Season, The Accidental Book Club and Second Chance Friends shares a new novel about a woman who discovers the spirit of the season is truly in the giving....
Jennifer Scott, the author of The Sister Season, The Accidental Book Club, and Second Chance Friends returns this October with her particular brand of women’s fiction, this time centered on a holiday theme with THE HUNDRED GIFTS (NAL Accent; October 27, 2015), again tackling deep and complicated issues of love, loss, family, and friendship.
With the holidays around the corner, empty-nester Bren Epperson realizes that for the first time in decades, she has no large family to cook for, no celebration to create. To fill the void, she starts teaching a holiday cooking class, and it’s a huge success—until Virginia Mash, the old lady who lives in the upstairs apartment above the classroom, bursts into her class complaining about the interruption. Rather than retaliate, Bren suggests that the class shower Virginia with kindness—and give her one hundred gifts. Together, they embark on a plan to lift the old woman’s heart. Along the way, amidst the knitting and the making and the baking, they discover that family extends far beyond blood, the best gifts can’t be bought, and that family celebrations can be reborn and new traditions established.
A touching story that arrives just in time for the end of the year, a time of reflection as we prepare for the new year ahead, THE HUNDRED GIFTS captures the true spirit of the holiday season.