Once Upon a Summer (Seasons of the Heart Book #1) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Josh Jones realizes his family isn't typical, but it's the only life he's ever known. Aunt Lou, Gramps, Uncle Charlie, Grandpa--they all have shaped the young man he has become. But as he grows into manhood, Josh begins to face important questions about life, love, and faith. Three million books sold in the series!
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Once Upon a Summer (Seasons of the Heart Book #1)

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Overview

Josh Jones realizes his family isn't typical, but it's the only life he's ever known. Aunt Lou, Gramps, Uncle Charlie, Grandpa--they all have shaped the young man he has become. But as he grows into manhood, Josh begins to face important questions about life, love, and faith. Three million books sold in the series!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441203533
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Series: Seasons of the Heart , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,033
  • File size: 378 KB

Meet the Author

Bestselling author Janette Oke (pronounced "oak") is celebrated across the world for her significant contribution to the Christian book industry. She is credited with launching the modern era of inspirational fiction with the publication of her first novel, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. Today, her novels have sold more than 30 million copies, and she is the recipient of the ECPA President's Award, the CBA Life Impact Award, the Gold Medallion, and the Christy Award. Janette and her husband, Edward, live in Alberta, Canada.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted June 8, 2011

    It's perfection

    This book reminds me a lot of forrest gump by the way its written, I have this book in hardcover at home with the whole series in one I am not finished for I have only just started but I love it already!

    13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2000

    The Greatness of Once Upon A Summer

    I thought this was a great book. It was a great book to start a series. I also love the characters.

    12 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2000

    Great christian books

    These are the best books I've ever read!! I recomend this series it will change your outlook on life. These are wonderfull christian books. I deffinatly recommend these books to everyone!

    12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2004

    This is a GREAT Book

    Once Upon A Summer was such a good book.I really enjoyed it I was really into the book that it felt as if I was there.I cryed on some parts and laughed on others this is such a great book.I really like the Janette Oke books how she always puts God in them,she is really a good writer.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2014

    wonderful book

    Haven't read any by this author that wasn't wondrtful!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2014

    Awesome story

    Loved this! From the perspective of a sweet boy, this book told the story of strong family bonds that made the hardships of every day old-time farm life easier, where God was first, morality and responsibilities were expected, and "community" was how you survived. Funny, sad, romantic...and faith throughout! Review by CherishD

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2014

    Kind of boring

    I have read many books by this author and have enjoyed all of them. This one was somewhat boring. It was a nice story but I m glad it was free.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2014

    Loved this book

    Great author, wonderful book

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2014

    another winner from Janette Oke!

    Amazing story! I stayed up half the night, finishing it. Well detailed, well written, great characters. This is a book I'll keep in my library to read over and over.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    A must read

    Enjoyed very much.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2014

    Another great book.

    Janette Oke is one of my favorite authors. There is nothing she has written that I don't love. This is another great one.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2014

    This is the first book that I have read by this author and it is

    This is the first book that I have read by this author and it is truly wonderful! It takes you back to when times may have been harder, but they seemed so much less complicated. The characters are so closely knit and it warmed my heart to actually feel their love for one another page-by-page. Just the right amount of laughter and tears. A terrific read from start to finish!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2014

    Great book ---Highly recommend jmm44

    Sure it's a Christian story --but it NEVER gets preachy and has a great story line of an early farming community in maybe the late 1800's! You'll really like it!!!"

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 11, 2014

    Nice leisurely read

    This was a very enjoyable book to read. Would recommend it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Highly Recommended! As always!!

    Yes as always ... Janette's novels are all wonderful stories as this one is. You'll love it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2014

    Excellent book

    This was such a good book. You feel like you are in the story with the charactors. I hated for the book to end.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Wtr

    Wtr

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Great story

    I really enjoyed this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2014

    Loved this book!

    This book had me laughing till tears ran down my face! Wonderful, inspirational, funny, heart warming and a family that had true faith in God. I did not want this book to end!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2014

    Wonderful story

    I highly recommend this book.

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