The Favorite Daughter

The Favorite Daughter From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop at Water s End, here is a lush, heart wrenching novel about the power of memory, the meaning of family, and learning to forgive Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a wedding day betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is home until she learns of her dad s failing health.Returning to Watersend means seeing the sister she has avoided for a decade and the brother who runs the family s Irish pub and has borne the burden of his sisters rift While Alzheimer s slowly steals their father s memories, the siblings rush to preserve his life in stories and in photographs As his secret past brings Lena s own childhood into focus, it sends her on a journey to discover the true meaning of home. Free Download eBook The Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan Henry – rarefishingbooks.co.uk Slipping inside a Patti Callahan Henry novel is like book comfort food I was spoiled because this year she published two books Becoming Mrs Lewis was absolutely out of this world good, and I ll let you know now, so was The Favorite Daughter Lena Donohue is set to marry on her 25th birthday, what she had planned her whole life On her wedding day, she experiences a huge betrayal One so horrific, she has to leave her quaint hometown of Watersend, South Carolina to live in New York City It s Slipping inside a Patti Callahan Henry novel is like book comfort food I was spoiled because this year she published two books Becoming Mrs Lewis was absolutely out of this world good, and I ll let you know now, so was The Favorite Daughter Lena Donohue is set to marry on her 25th birthday, what she had planned her whole life On her wedding day, she experiences a huge betrayal One so horrific, she has to leave her quaint hometown of Watersend, South Carolina to live in New York City It s over tens years later, and Lena is a successful travel writer She doesn t visit home often enough, and one day her brother calls to let her know about her father s declining condition If she returns home, which she must, she ll have to face both her brother and sister, whom she s avoided for different reasons for all this time Her father s Alzheimer s is progressing, and she must join forces with her siblings to preserve his memories It is then that they uncover secrets that shock
2.5 starsEven though I m giving this book a fairly low rating, it s not a case of me thinking this is a horrible book and nobody should like it I believe it will appeal to many readers but I had a few problems with the characters and storyline which prevented me from fully enjoying the book.Lena Donohue has avoided seeing her sister, Hallie, for a decade Let s just say Lena s wedding years ago didn t go exactly as planned and even though so much time has passed she still has unresolved issues 2.5 starsEven though I m giving this book a fairly low rating, it s not a case of me thinking this is a horrible book and nobody should like it I believe it will appeal to many readers but I had a few problems with the characters and storyline which prevented me from fully enjoying the book.Lena Donohue has avoided seeing her sister, Hallie, for a decade Let s just say Lena s wedding years ago didn t go exactly as planned and even though so much time has passed she still has unresolved issues with Hallie Unfortunately their father has been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease so she returns to her hometown to help Hallie and their bro
An emotional and heartfelt story about family, regrets, loss, and forgiveness This story took off right away in the first chapter The author s writing pulled me in and had me invested in the two sisters relationship.The protagonist, Lena receives sad news about her father He has been diagnosed with Alzheimer s and she must return home before he gets worse I loved the message of capturing moments in life that bring family together and letting go of the past.The story is multi layered and the An emotional and heartfelt story about family, regrets, loss, and forgiveness This story took off right away in the first chapter The author s writing pulled me in and had me invested in the two sisters relationship.The protagonist, Lena receives sad news about her father He has been diagnosed with Alzheimer
Patti Callahan Henry is a truly gifted writer In this women s fiction novel, Colleen is horribly betrayed on her wedding day in South Carolina She runs away to New York City and, as a travel writer,or less stays constantly running as in, away from her feelings for a decade until her brother calls her and tells her to come home since it appears her father has Alzheimer s, and his health is declining rapidly.The book is about memory, how it gets warped and how it can wound but also how i Patti Callahan Henry is a truly gifted writer In this women s fiction novel, Colleen is horribly betrayed on her wedding day in South Carolina She runs away to New York City and, as a travel writer,or less stays constantly running as in, away from her feelings for a decade until her brother calls her and tells
Absorbing, heartfelt, and tender The Favorite Daughter is a touching, hopeful novel that delves into the complicated relationship between members of a family and highlights that there really is no place like home.The prose is evocative and warm The characters are troubled, supportive, and genuine And the plot is an affecting tale about life, love, family, friendship, deception, betrayal, heartbreak, community, romance, and the difficulties and struggles Alzheimer s presents.Overall, The Favori Absorbing, heartfelt, and tender The Favorite Daughter is a touching, hopeful novel that delves into the complicated relationship between members of a family and highlights that there really is no place like home.The prose is evocative and warm The characters are troubled, supportive, and genuine And the plot is an affecting tale about life, love, family, friendship, deception, betrayal, heartbrea
I won this via goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review All my opinions are my own How have I not gotten to this author before now Wow..This was a beautiful story of Family, forgiveness, and the ties that make us who we are Memories are important, so what happens when someone starts to lose who they are Its one of the scariest things we can imagine And what also happens when a bond is broken and what you have been avoiding is thrust back into your life again and you h I won this via goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review All my opinions are my own How have I not gotten to this author before now Wow..This was a beautiful story of Family, forgiveness, and the ties that make us who we are Memories are important, so what happens when someone starts to lose who they are Its one of the scariest things we can imagine And what also happens when a bond is broken and what you have been avoiding is thrust back into your life again and you have to face it head on, along with your father s failing health A story that had me reluctant to leave it each time I had to put it down I kept it close by even when I wasn t reading it, just in case I could snatch it up for a few stolen moments.I m gushing but this is one of the ones that deserves it.Diving into the Donohue family, it was an experience You are pulle
I m so glad that I picked up The Favorite Daughter to read and review right now since I d originally added it to my TBR to read at a later date I owe my dear friend, Jennifer Tar Heel Reader Blog a huge thanks for making me pick this one up when I did not only because she loves Patti Callahan Henry so much but as soon as she mentioned it was set in the South Carolina Lowcountry, I knew I had to drop all my other reads and pick this one up Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced the worst betr I m so glad that I picked up The Favorite Daughter to read and review right now since I d originally added it to my TBR to read at a later date I owe my dear friend, Jennifer Tar Heel Reader Blog a huge thanks for making me pick this one up when I did not only because she loves Patti Callahan Henry so much but as soon as she mentioned it was set in the South Carolina Lowcountry, I knew I had to drop all my other reads and pick this one up Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced the worst betrayal imaginable on her wedding day She fled from her home in Watersend, S.C., her family, her ex fiance and headed to
The Favorite Daughter, by Patti Callahan Henry, pulls at my heartstrings and has me thinking about how I would have reacted to the events in the story On Lena s wedding day, right before she d walk down the aisle, she experiences a betrayal of the worst kind Immediately, Lena flees her lifetime home, her family, and all the plans she has for her future Lena makes a successful life for herself as a travel writer, makes new friends, has many lovers but never allows anyone to break through her e The Favorite Daughter, by Patti Callahan Henry, pulls at my heartstrings and has me thinking about how I would have reacted to the events in the story On Lena s wedding day, right before she d walk down the aisle, she experiences a betrayal of the worst kind Immediately, Lena flees her lifetime home, her family, and all the plans she has for her future Lena makes a successful life for herself as a travel writer, makes new friends, has many lovers but never allows anyone to break through her emotional barriers Lena has moved on and she is never going back to her old life, except to visit her mother, father,
3.5 stars This one got to me over and over No one wants to admit that their parent s are getting older Slowing down Maybe even fighting an invisible battle Maybe that means we are getting older More likely, it means that we will feel like we are alone in the world and without the connection or support we can only get from our parents.The author took on many family issues in this book Health Broken bonds Betrayal Secrets Loss of family connections.But she also wrote about This one got to me over and over No one wants to admit that their parent s are getting older Slowing down Maybe even fighting an invisible battle Maybe that means we are getting older More likely, it means that we will feel like we are alone in the world and without the connection or support we can only get from our parents.The author took on many family issues in this book Health Broken bonds Betrayal Secrets Loss of family connections.But she also wrote about healing and understanding Forgiveness and the strength of the family unit Something that is stronger than any other relationship, it seems.This book was probably not a great one for me to read at this time My Dad is aging quickly and parts of this story really hit me hard I related to so much of thi
From the NYT bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry one of my favorite authors of the award winning historical fiction Becoming Mrs Lewis Top Books of 2018 comes THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER A beautifully written heartfelt story of the importance of memories, home, family and loyalty May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten Irish Proverb From betrayal, loss, joy, forgiveness, dark hidden secrets, and love A search for answers before it is From the NYT bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry one of my favorite authors of the award winning historical fiction Becoming Mrs Lewis Top Books of 2018 comes THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER A beautifully written heartfelt story of the importance of memories, home, family and loyalty May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten Irish Proverb From betrayal, loss, joy, forgiveness, dark hidden secrets, and love A search for answers before it is too late From Virginia to Ireland, from New York to the Low Country Watersend, South Carolina two sisters, a brother, and a father with Alzheimer s and the power to preserve life in stories Memory, once waked, will play the tyrant C.S Lewis, Till We Have Faces.Colleen Lena was getting married However, something occurred that day and she ran The wedding was to be held in the church and all the Donohues would be atten
The Favorite DaughterByPatty Callahan HenryWhat it s all aboutThis book is not a true mystery book but it is a book with secretssecrets that are similar to mysteries This book is about a warm hearted loving Irish family The three siblingsShane, Hallie and Colleenare dealing with the sudden onset of Alzheimer s in their fatherGavin In prepping Gavin s memory book for an upcoming birthday celebration gaps in Gavin s story about his oldest child s birth are discovered Do they cov The Favorite DaughterByPatty Callahan HenryWhat it s all aboutThis book is not a true mystery book but it is a book with secretssecrets that are similar to mysteries This book is about a warm hearted loving Irish family The three siblingsShane, Hallie and Colleenare dealing with the sudden onset of Alzheimer s in their fatherGavin In prepping Gavin s memory book for an upcoming birthday celebration gaps in Gavin s story about his oldest child s birth are discovered Do they cover them up or tell the truth about Colleen s birth Colleen is the oldest and the one who has not spoken to her sister for nearly 10 years That is yet another family secret My thoughts after reading this bookI loved this family even with all of their faults and flaws They live in South Carolina along the river and the river shapes them Colleen is the w
Thanks to First to Read for providing me a complimentary copy of THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Patti Callahan Henry in exchange for my honest review As Colleen Lena is about to walk down the aisle, she catches her younger sister Hallie in the arms of her fianc Ten years later, now living in New York and estranged from Hallie, who married Walter, Colleen is summoned home by their brother to help their father, who has Alzheimer s.Patti Callahan Henry writes beautifully, creating a an atmosphe Thanks to First to Read for providing me a complimentary copy of THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Patti Callahan Henry in exchange for my honest review As Colleen Lena is about to walk down the aisle, she catches her younger sister Hallie in the arms of her fianc Ten years later, now living in New York and estranged from Hallie, who married Walter, Colleen is summoned home by their brother to help their father, who has Alzheimer s.Patti Callahan Henry writes beautifully, creating a an atmosphere that made me feel like I was in South Carolina THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER wasn t my favorite of her books It felt like a predictable story I d read before, estranged siblings reluctantly coming together due to a family tragedy.How long do you punish someone you love for betraying you While I understood Colleen s anger, I had a hard time connecting to her If my sister had cheated with my spouse to be, I would feel like I dodged a bullet and that they deserved eac
Slipping inside a Patti Callahan Henry novel is like book comfort food I was spoiled because this year she published two books Becoming Mrs Lewis was absolutely out of this world good, and I ll let you know now, so was The Favorite Daughter Lena Donohue is set to marry on her 25th birthday, what she had planned her whole life On her wedding day, she experiences a huge betrayal One so horrific, she has to leave her quaint hometown of Watersend, South Carolina to live in New York City It s Slipping inside a Patti Callahan Henry novel is like book comfort food I was spoiled because this year she published two books Becoming Mrs Lewis was absolutely out of this world good, and I ll let you know now, so was The Favorite Daughter Lena Donohue is set to marry on her 25th birthday, what she had planned her whole life On her wedding day, she experiences a huge betrayal One so horrific, she has to leave her quaint hometown of Watersend, South Carolina to live in New York City It s over tens years later, and Lena is a successful travel writer She doesn t visit home often enough, and one day her brother calls to let her know about her father s declining condition If she returns home, which she must, she ll have to face both her brother and sister, whom she s avoided for different reasons for all this time Her father s Alzheimer s is progressing, and she must join forces with her siblings to preserve his memories It is then that they uncover secrets that shock
2.5 starsEven though I m giving this book a fairly low rating, it s not a case of me thinking this is a horrible book and nobody should like it I believe it will appeal to many readers but I had a few problems with the characters and storyline which prevented me from fully enjoying the book.Lena Donohue has avoided seeing her sister, Hallie, for a decade Let s just say Lena s wedding years ago didn t go exactly as planned and even though so much time has passed she still has unresolved issues 2.5 starsEven though I m giving this book a fairly low rating, it s not a case of me thinking this is a horrible book and nobody should like it I believe it will appeal to many readers but I had a few problems with the characters and storyline which prevented me from fully enjoying the book.Lena Donohue has avoided seeing her sister, Hallie, for a decade Let s just say Lena s wedding years ago didn t go exactly as planned and even though so much time has passed she still has unresolved issues with Hallie Unfortunately their father has been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease so she returns to her hometown to help Hallie and their bro
An emotional and heartfelt story about family, regrets, loss, and forgiveness This story took off right away in the first chapter The author s writing pulled me in and had me invested in the two sisters relationship.The protagonist, Lena receives sad news about her father He has been diagnosed with Alzheimer s and she must return home before he gets worse I loved the message of capturing moments in life that bring family together and letting go of the past.The story is multi layered and the An emotional and heartfelt story about family, regrets, loss, and forgiveness This story took off right away in the first chapter The author s writing pulled me in and had me invested in the two sisters relationship.The protagonist, Lena receives sad news about her father He has been diagnosed with Alzheimer
Patti Callahan Henry is a truly gifted writer In this women s fiction novel, Colleen is horribly betrayed on her wedding day in South Carolina She runs away to New York City and, as a travel writer,or less stays constantly running as in, away from her feelings for a decade until her brother calls her and tells her to come home since it appears her father has Alzheimer s, and his health is declining rapidly.The book is about memory, how it gets warped and how it can wound but also how i Patti Callahan Henry is a truly gifted writer In this women s fiction novel, Colleen is horribly betrayed on her wedding day in South Carolina She runs away to New York City and, as a travel writer,or less stays constantly running as in, away from her feelings for a decade until her brother calls her and tells
Absorbing, heartfelt, and tender The Favorite Daughter is a touching, hopeful novel that delves into the complicated relationship between members of a family and highlights that there really is no place like home.The prose is evocative and warm The characters are troubled, supportive, and genuine And the plot is an affecting tale about life, love, family, friendship, deception, betrayal, heartbreak, community, romance, and the difficulties and struggles Alzheimer s presents.Overall, The Favori Absorbing, heartfelt, and tender The Favorite Daughter is a touching, hopeful novel that delves into the complicated relationship between members of a family and highlights that there really is no place like home.The prose is evocative and warm The characters are troubled, supportive, and genuine And the plot is an affecting tale about life, love, family, friendship, deception, betrayal, heartbrea
I won this via goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review All my opinions are my own How have I not gotten to this author before now Wow..This was a beautiful story of Family, forgiveness, and the ties that make us who we are Memories are important, so what happens when someone starts to lose who they are Its one of the scariest things we can imagine And what also happens when a bond is broken and what you have been avoiding is thrust back into your life again and you h I won this via goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review All my opinions are my own How have I not gotten to this author before now Wow..This was a beautiful story of Family, forgiveness, and the ties that make us who we are Memories are important, so what happens when someone starts to lose who they are Its one of the scariest things we can imagine And what also happens when a bond is broken and what you have been avoiding is thrust back into your life again and you have to face it head on, along with your father s failing health A story that had me reluctant to leave it each time I had to put it down I kept it close by even when I wasn t reading it, just in case I could snatch it up for a few stolen moments.I m gushing but this is one of the ones that deserves it.Diving into the Donohue family, it was an experience You are pulle
I m so glad that I picked up The Favorite Daughter to read and review right now since I d originally added it to my TBR to read at a later date I owe my dear friend, Jennifer Tar Heel Reader Blog a huge thanks for making me pick this one up when I did not only because she loves Patti Callahan Henry so much but as soon as she mentioned it was set in the South Carolina Lowcountry, I knew I had to drop all my other reads and pick this one up Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced the worst betr I m so glad that I picked up The Favorite Daughter to read and review right now since I d originally added it to my TBR to read at a later date I owe my dear friend, Jennifer Tar Heel Reader Blog a huge thanks for making me pick this one up when I did not only because she loves Patti Callahan Henry so much but as soon as she mentioned it was set in the South Carolina Lowcountry, I knew I had to drop all my other reads and pick this one up Ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced the worst betrayal imaginable on her wedding day She fled from her home in Watersend, S.C., her family, her ex fiance and headed to
The Favorite Daughter, by Patti Callahan Henry, pulls at my heartstrings and has me thinking about how I would have reacted to the events in the story On Lena s wedding day, right before she d walk down the aisle, she experiences a betrayal of the worst kind Immediately, Lena flees her lifetime home, her family, and all the plans she has for her future Lena makes a successful life for herself as a travel writer, makes new friends, has many lovers but never allows anyone to break through her e The Favorite Daughter, by Patti Callahan Henry, pulls at my heartstrings and has me thinking about how I would have reacted to the events in the story On Lena s wedding day, right before she d walk down the aisle, she experiences a betrayal of the worst kind Immediately, Lena flees her lifetime home, her family, and all the plans she has for her future Lena makes a successful life for herself as a travel writer, makes new friends, has many lovers but never allows anyone to break through her emotional barriers Lena has moved on and she is never going back to her old life, except to visit her mother, father,
3.5 stars This one got to me over and over No one wants to admit that their parent s are getting older Slowing down Maybe even fighting an invisible battle Maybe that means we are getting older More likely, it means that we will feel like we are alone in the world and without the connection or support we can only get from our parents.The author took on many family issues in this book Health Broken bonds Betrayal Secrets Loss of family connections.But she also wrote about This one got to me over and over No one wants to admit that their parent s are getting older Slowing down Maybe even fighting an invisible battle Maybe that means we are getting older More likely, it means that we will feel like we are alone in the world and without the connection or support we can only get from our parents.The author took on many family issues in this book Health Broken bonds Betrayal Secrets Loss of family connections.But she also wrote about healing and understanding Forgiveness and the strength of the family unit Something that is stronger than any other relationship, it seems.This book was probably not a great one for me to read at this time My Dad is aging quickly and parts of this story really hit me hard I related to so much of thi
From the NYT bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry one of my favorite authors of the award winning historical fiction Becoming Mrs Lewis Top Books of 2018 comes THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER A beautifully written heartfelt story of the importance of memories, home, family and loyalty May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten Irish Proverb From betrayal, loss, joy, forgiveness, dark hidden secrets, and love A search for answers before it is From the NYT bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry one of my favorite authors of the award winning historical fiction Becoming Mrs Lewis Top Books of 2018 comes THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER A beautifully written heartfelt story of the importance of memories, home, family and loyalty May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten Irish Proverb From betrayal, loss, joy, forgiveness, dark hidden secrets, and love A search for answers before it is too late From Virginia to Ireland, from New York to the Low Country Watersend, South Carolina two sisters, a brother, and a father with Alzheimer s and the power to preserve life in stories Memory, once waked, will play the tyrant C.S Lewis, Till We Have Faces.Colleen Lena was getting married However, something occurred that day and she ran The wedding was to be held in the church and all the Donohues would be atten
The Favorite DaughterByPatty Callahan HenryWhat it s all aboutThis book is not a true mystery book but it is a book with secretssecrets that are similar to mysteries This book is about a warm hearted loving Irish family The three siblingsShane, Hallie and Colleenare dealing with the sudden onset of Alzheimer s in their fatherGavin In prepping Gavin s memory book for an upcoming birthday celebration gaps in Gavin s story about his oldest child s birth are discovered Do they cov The Favorite DaughterByPatty Callahan HenryWhat it s all aboutThis book is not a true mystery book but it is a book with secretssecrets that are similar to mysteries This book is about a warm hearted loving Irish family The three siblingsShane, Hallie and Colleenare dealing with the sudden onset of Alzheimer s in their fatherGavin In prepping Gavin s memory book for an upcoming birthday celebration gaps in Gavin s story about his oldest child s birth are discovered Do they cover them up or tell the truth about Colleen s birth Colleen is the oldest and the one who has not spoken to her sister for nearly 10 years That is yet another family secret My thoughts after reading this bookI loved this family even with all of their faults and flaws They live in South Carolina along the river and the river shapes them Colleen is the w
Thanks to First to Read for providing me a complimentary copy of THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Patti Callahan Henry in exchange for my honest review As Colleen Lena is about to walk down the aisle, she catches her younger sister Hallie in the arms of her fianc Ten years later, now living in New York and estranged from Hallie, who married Walter, Colleen is summoned home by their brother to help their father, who has Alzheimer s.Patti Callahan Henry writes beautifully, creating a an atmosphe Thanks to First to Read for providing me a complimentary copy of THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER by Patti Callahan Henry in exchange for my honest review As Colleen Lena is about to walk down the aisle, she catches her younger sister Hallie in the arms of her fianc Ten years later, now living in New York and estranged from Hallie, who married Walter, Colleen is summoned home by their brother to help their father, who has Alzheimer s.Patti Callahan Henry writes beautifully, creating a an atmosphere that made me feel like I was in South Carolina THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER wasn t my favorite of her books It felt like a predictable story I d read before, estranged siblings reluctantly coming together due to a family tragedy.How long do you punish someone you love for betraying you While I understood Colleen s anger, I had a hard time connecting to her If my sister had cheated with my spouse to be, I would feel like I dodged a bullet and that they deserved eac

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