The charm bracelet: a novel
The Indie Next List Bestseller
Lose yourself to the magic of The Charm Bracelet.
Through an heirloom charm bracelet, three women will rediscover the importance of family and a passion for living as each charm changes their lives.
On her birthday each year, Lolly's mother gave her a charm, along with the advice that there is nothing more important than keeping family memories alive, and so Lolly's charm bracelet would be a constant reminder of that love.
Now seventy and starting to forget things, Lolly knows time is running out to reconnect with a daughter and granddaughter whose lives have become too busy for Lolly or her family stories.
But when Arden, Lolly's daughter, receives an unexpected phone call about her mother, she and granddaughter Lauren rush home. Over the course of their visit, Lolly reveals the story behind each charm on her bracelet, and one by one the family stories help Lolly, Arden, and Lauren reconnect in a way that brings each woman closer to finding joy, love, and faith.
A compelling story of three women and a beautiful reminder of the preciousness of family, Vioala Shipman's The Charm Bracelet is a keepsake you'll cherish long after the final page.
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|Grouping Title||charm bracelet|
|Grouping Author||shipman viola|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-24 22:27:57PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-24 23:11:57PM|
|display_description||"Through an heirloom charm bracelet three women will rediscover the importance of family, love, faith, friends, fun and a passion for living as the magic of each charm changes their lives. Lolly, still lives in the family cabin on Lost Land Lake where her mother gave her the charm bracelet that would become Lolly's talisman and connection to family past and Lolly hopes the present, but her daughter, Arden, and granddaughter, Lauren, haven't visited in years and time is running out for Lolly. Arden, couldn't wait to leave her small town life behind for Chicago, but now divorced and burned out at work, she's simply trying to make it from day to day. In the rush of life she's let the years and all the things she once enjoyed slip away. When she receives an unexpected phone call about her mother she must decide if she can face going home. Lauren, a talented young painter buries her passion to study business in the hopes of helping her mother after she discovers that her father left Arden struggling to make ends meet, but Lauren is slowly dying inside and doesn't know how to tell her mother the truth"--|
|series||The Heirloom Novels|
|series_with_volume||The Heirloom Novels||
|subject_facet||Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction|
Grandparent and child -- Fiction
Life change events -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
|title_display||The charm bracelet|
|title_full||The Charm Bracelet A Novel|
The charm bracelet / Viola Shipman
The charm bracelet : a novel [electronic resource] / Viola Shipman
|title_short||The charm bracelet|
Grandparent and child
Life change events
Mothers and daughters