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Kissing Tree

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  • Posted July 6, 2012

    An adorable and sweet read. In the very beginning of the book a

    An adorable and sweet read.
    In the very beginning of the book a 12 year old, girl, named Georgiana is given a dare by her friends. The dare is to kiss a boy, named Ridge. She fulfills the dare and kisses Ridge. After that exact day Georgiana has to pack up all her belongs, because her family and her are going to New York City for the summer. Next, she is not told that this trip is not only a summer vacation, but will also become her new home.

    Georgiana remains in New York City with her family, which includes a mother and siblings. While being in New York her family lived with her aunt, Ceceila. Geogiana does not like this aunt, because her aunt detest children, especially children who came from an irish immigrant. Her aunt, Cecelia is very cruel and verbally abusive. Luckly Georgiana got sent to a school that is like a girls institute for only girls.

    Throughout her stay in New York her aunt introduces her to society. She begins seeing a man named, Dawson who loves her. Dawson may love her, but she she feels like she can't give her heart entirely to him because she still has feeling s for Ridge.

    After, five years Georigana returns to Crystal Creek, Colorada her hometown. At this time she is 18 years old. Once she arrives their she is meet with her grandfather. At the same time Georgiana encounters Ridge Carson. It turns out that Ridge does not remember her. She realizes Ridge is no longer a young boy, but now he has become a handsome and strong man.

    All of a sudden Georigana's feelings for Ridge surface her. Her feelings for him never went away even when she was in New York City. Now both Ridge and Georgiana are older and things are definitely different now. Now she must decide between what her heart wants and what her mind wants her to do. Basically Georigana must with who she wants to be with. It's either Ridge of Dawson that she must choose from. Her decision is very difficult especially, since Dawson is waiting for her to return to New York City. She told Dawson before that she had to clear some issues in Colorado, because it would allow her to finally be able to give her heart completely to him. Georgiana must make her decision. The story revolves aroud her journey on making her choice between who she wants to stay with.

    Now I will let you fellow readers find out who she ends up choosing. The Kissing Tree by Prudence Bice had me constantly laughing. I thought it was a good historical romance.

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  • Posted February 4, 2012

    Very Sweet

    Georgie was dared by her friend to steal a kiss from their friend Ridge while under the "kissing tree." Georgie got her kiss, but soon she left town to move to New York City. After five years Georgie has returned home to help her grandfather on his ranch. Now that she's back, she has to face a grown-up Ridge. Georgie feels a lingering attraction to Ridge, but she also has a devoted suitor from New York. Georgie will have to decide what she wants from her life...and who she wants a life with.

    This was a very sweet romance. There aren't really any surprises or anything, but that doesn't detract from the enjoyment of the book. Georgie and Ridge were fun characters. It was cute to watch their childhood feelings slowly develop and change into more adult ones. Of course, Georgie also had to deal with all the reasons she had to leave in the first place and the consequences of that move. She discovers some things she didn't know before as secrets and mysteries were uncovered. There's even a hint of adventure.

    This book does what it is supposed to and does it well. There are characters you root fore and outcomes you are dying to see come true. One negative I did have was that I hard a hard time reading the dialect of some of the characters, but overall this wasn't too bad. I just found myself re-reading some lines to understand what the characters had said. That wasn't a major deal for me though, so overall I enjoyed this book. It is soft and sweet and full of love and affection.

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    Posted November 7, 2011

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