"Once Upon a Summertime," by Melody Carlson

"Once Upon a Summertime," by Melody Carlson
Managing the Value Lodge in her hometown was not what Anna Gordon had in mind when she set out in the hospitality industry. But it's a safe choice for a young woman starting out her career.

Then, out of the blue, she gets the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to reinvent herself and reinvigorate her career by moving to New York City. She applies for a management position at a stylish new hotel, The Rothsberg. But the city is full of surprises--not the least of which is discovering that Sean O'Neil, a once-upon-a-time crush, has applied for the very same position. 

This is a fun upbeat book about a small town girl, who leaves for the big city to find her dream job and finds love along the way.  It's very realistic and a very believable story.  All the characters seem true to life and the addition of the air stewardesses is a nice touch.  The description and details of The Rothsberg, make the place come to life.

All in all a lovely book to read in an afternoon or two.

Stars out of 5 : 4, I probably won't remember this book in a couple of weeks, but I am glad I read this one.  This book is the first book in the "Follow Your Heart," series by Melody.  There is a sneak peek at the next one in the series at the back of this book and that will be released in the Summer of 2016.

"Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.

Available at your favourite booksel
ler from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group".


  1. I have listened to one of her books...like you say about not remembering this, but enjoying it. That is how I felt about the one I listened to. I can see it being a good, light read.


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