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Friendship Cake (Hope Springs Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

Wanna chat?

Search "cake" then find hailee luvs ya! In the results we can b nook friends

posted by 17366519 on March 12, 2013

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4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Wanting More

I love books about deep relationships between people, particularly women. I generally search them out, and even when I am not totally enthralled with the book, it generally serves its purpose in showing the importance of the relationships to each party. I didn't get t...
I love books about deep relationships between people, particularly women. I generally search them out, and even when I am not totally enthralled with the book, it generally serves its purpose in showing the importance of the relationships to each party. I didn't get that feeling with this book. In fact, I felt these characters were more acquaintances and I could easily see them just passing in the night. I may have set up the disappointment for myself because the book I had just finished when I picked this one up had been so good, I couldnt get enough reviews up on the various review sites, but overall, I found this book not much deeper than a romance novel. Below is the book I had finished before I started this one and if you read it, I think you will quickly see how a book about friendship should be written.

posted by javagrma on August 23, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2013

    Wanna chat?

    Search "cake" then find hailee luvs ya! In the results we can b nook friends

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2003

    Wanting more

    Ifelt like I was just getting to know these women by the end of the book and can't wait for the next book. Very real people, you felt like you had met them before and look forward to seeing them again.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2001

    Friendship Cake....A Positive Message

    The four members (Margaret Peele, Louise Fisher, Beatrice Newgarden, and Jessie Jenkins) of the Hope Springs Community Church gather to collect and sort recipes for a cookbook, they also bring their life experiences and hopes and burdens. Five very different women begin to form a bond of friendship after years of casual acquaintances. Each one goes through a personal metamorphosis and self-awakening and become interconnected through a series of life events that forms an unbreakable bond. Each one comes to terms with crisis in their lives and realize they are not superwomen and lean on each other to get through difficult times. This is a quick, simple book that addresses all kinds of issues of loneliness, unplanned teenage pregnancy, cancer, Alzheimer¿s, lost love, death of a child, faith in God, racism, homosexuality, and various other situations. The author addresses the topics carefully sprinkling humor and Southern Recipes throughout¿ending the novel with the recipe for Friendship Cake. It is a quick, easy, and enjoyable read with a positive lesson to carry forward.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted September 10, 2010

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