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The Sweetness of Forgetting
The Sweetness of Forgetting | Kristin Harmel
12 posts | 17 read | 10 to read
In this heartwarming story of love, family and baked goods, bakery owner Hope McKenna-Smith, the divorced mother of a surly preteen girl, is summoned by her aging grandmother who, ready to reveal the secret she has kept for 70 years, sends her on a journey across the world that will forever change her life. Original. 50,000 first printing.
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Loric
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A beautiful and bittersweet story that crosses four generations of women in the setting of a traditional family bakery that weaves together past and present taking you on a reflective journey about love, second chance, sacrifice, discovery, family and legacy that will leave you filled with hope and sadness all at once.

Don‘t be fooled by the beautiful cover, this isn‘t a light read. Set against a backdrop of WWII there is a lock of heartbreak.

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Peaceful_Reader
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Mehso-so

I was interested to read this even though it seems like a Nicholas Sparks book (no offense-just not my type) and while parts of the story are very interesting much of it is predictable.

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Insightsintobooks
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Darn daily deals! I have a gift card I want to last me until April so I can see the new kindle monthly deals... I have $4 left, see how well my plan is working??? Its not!! 😣😯

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maich
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It's time for #coffee and #vitamins ❤❤
My favourite fruits are kiwi, banana and strawberry. Which are your favourite fruits?
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#kiwi #fruits #books #bookspine #coffeetime #coffeeaddict #bookworm #blueandred #litsybooks

jenniferw88 🍓 and mangoes, but I turn to 🥝 when I have a cold! 2y
dariazeoli I love bananas. 2y
Eggs Mangoes, bananas, pineapples, berries 2y
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Sharpeipup Blackberries! Although strawberries & kiwis are tasty too... 2y
maich @jenniferw88 Kiwi have a lot of vitamin C which is good for a cold😍 2y
maich @dariazeoli 🍌🍌🍌 2y
maich @Eggs I like pineaples. Pizza with pineaples yes or no? I love it❤ 2y
maich @Sharpeipup very tasty😋😋 2y
Eggs @maich Yes please 😋 2y
maich @Eggs 😍😍 2y
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maich
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emmaturi cute cover! 2y
maich @emmaturi thanks😘 2y
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Born.A.Reader
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I had a better reading month this month and found several books that moved into my library permanently. I can't wait to see what my #tbr gives me in June!
#bestofapril
#maybookflowers
@RealLifeReading

Reviewsbylola Great job! 3y
Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻 3y
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Born.A.Reader
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Why, why do I always choose books to read at work that render me in tears by the end?? This was a beautifully written story about our lineage and history and the power of love in difficult times. From modern day Massachusetts to Wartime, Nazi occupied France in the 1940s, I felt as though I was in Paris at the Eiffel Tower or listening to the waves on Cape Cod. Second Harmel book I have read and I loved it just as much as the first. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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smh1111
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MrBook 😎👌🏻🙌🏻 3y
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smh1111
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Tears already

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smh1111
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Day after New Year's reading

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Michellesibs
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Wasn't as I was expecting, from the cover I was expecting a light fluffy read but this book is far from that. It's deep and takes you from America in the twenty first century to Paris in WW2. I didn't particularly like the characters but the story line was brilliant and kept me reading.

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Bostonmomx2
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Starting this one tonight. I've only read one other of hers but it was really good!

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