: The Magic of Ordinary Days: A Novel (): Ann Howard Creel: Books. The Magic of Ordinary Days is a Hallmark Hall of Fame production based on a novel of the same name by Ann Howard Creel and adapted as a teleplay by. Olivia Dunne, a studious minister’s daughter who dreams of being an archaeologist, never thought that the drama of World War II would affect.
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I really, really liked this book. Creel had a 5 star book here had she taken more time and care with this gentle historical drama romance. I loved this book!
The Best Books of Crrel a story of acceptance, forgiveness, and a slow building love. It was nicely written. Her pastor ot is howarx and arranges for her to marry sight unseen a rural farmer on the CO plains. Though she has forged a strong friendship, she suddenly realizes that she knows very little about Rose and Lorelei and the dangerous plot—a scandal to which she had suddenly become an accomplice.
This lovely little book has been waiting patiently for 12 years! Linda I was able to get my copy at the library. The love and forbearance shown to her stand in marked contrast with what she had known at home since the passing of her mother. I otdinary it interesting that she oridnary upset at being lied to and deceived, and yet had compassion for them and understood the why.
This is the first adult novel by an author who has written two well-received YA books. It isn’t one that demands to be read, one that you can’t put down, but it does keep you coming back. Ordinzry you think she was too hard on him?
Beautiful story told in a truly beautiful way. This book was okay. I also enjoy Livvy’s relationship with two sisters who are internees at a nearby Japanese-American internment camp who themselves were students at UCLA before the war. Read the book first. Happiness may be found in unexpected places and with unexpected people. I highly recommend this special form of enchantment. Then I read the dust jacket and it all started to make sense. View all 4 comments. At the end ofI could never have imagined I’d end up here.
The Magic of Ordinary Days : A Novel
It took me out of the very interesting and beautiful story and made me shudder. It didn’t even happen. The story was artfully and thoughtfully created and I ended up loving these wonderfully human characters with all their brilliance and flaws. I was so impressed with the story that I had to get the book. Mar 02, Audrey K.
I looked back at the calendar. The choices made by the characters felt contrived and I did not find myself caring in the least what would become of them. Brown, who has yet to answer Livvy’s letters.
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My fault for not og between the lines of the back cover copy. She is a great story weaver! The groom is Ray Singleton Skeet Ulrichwho farms a remote section of land on a family farm. Love between a husband and wife is not just about physical attraction, butterflies in the st I loved this book! He truly was the kindest of men.
The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel
He quietly does things to make her more comfortable in her surroundings, and it is od that he is much brighter than Livvy had first suspected. We are experiencing technical howadd. His brother died in the war and there was a sort of clear animosity he had with Asian people kinda.
Young, enthusiastic, and passionate about butterfly hunting, the sisters introduce Olivia to the thriving, emotionally rich life of the camp. Published June 25th by Penguin Books first published Her mother passes away and her strict father sends her off to marry a farmer. View Full Version of PW.
With the help of a local church, her father arranges her marriage to Ray Singleton, a beet farmer in faraway La Junta. He has long been lonely out there on his farm, and he welcomes Livvy with open arms. The hero was perfect.
Recently my library purchased the movie, rceel I decided to move the book up my TBR. As my friend Laura pointed out, it was so great to see the protagonist’s attitude change over the course of the book.
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In wartime Denver, Olivia Dunne becomes pregnant after a one-night stand with a departing American soldier.