Perennials by Julie Cantrell

Perennials

When two estranged sisters reunite for their parents’ 50th anniversary, a family tragedy brings unexpected lessons of hope and healing amid the flowers of their mother’s perennial garden.Eva—known to all as Lovey—grew up in Oxford, MS, surrounded by literary history and her mother's stunning perennial gardens. But a garden shed fire and the burns suffered by one of her bes...

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Perennials Reviews

  • Staci
    Perennials is a beautiful novel. The writing style, the cover and the flower touches on beginning of chapter pages are elegant.In this novel, we get a window into the soul of main character Eva "Lovey". I suspect there are aspects of Eva's world we can relate to...ambition, struggles, successes. Per...
  • Tia
    Such a heartwarming and frustrating read. Loved every minute of it. Fisher, Finn, Bitsy, Chief, Laurel and Lovey were all great characters. The main characters were the flowers and the bits of literary references. I learned a lot. I hope I can visit those places in Mississippi one day....
  • Rebecca
    After woman (Eva/Lovey) returns to her hometown for parent’s (Chief/Jim and Laurel) 50th anniversary party, her life becomes uprooted. -- See what I did there? Uprooted, like a plant? The book made do it! Ha. -- What was it about this visit home that caused Eva to feel so unsettled about her cu...
  • Deanne Patterson
    A mesmerizing Southern coming of age story.Lovey and her three years older sister,Bitsy grew up in Oxford, MS. Theirs was a typical childhood catching fireflies and getting dirty with the neighborhood boys,brothers Finn and Fischer. That all changes the day elegant Blaire moves into the neighborhood...
  • Karen
    A moving story filled with life lessons told in a lyrical Southern style. Loved all the lovely garden metaphors used to express a spiritual or inspirational message. They were fitting for the situations, and a perfect way to drop a bit of truth in the moments. Family dynamics, sibling tension, and ...
  • Jeanne Grace
    I received an Advanced Reader Copy from NetGalley for my unbiased opinion of the book. I loved, loved, loved this book! I couldn't read it fast enough! The characters are very likeable. I loved all the gardening symbolism in relation to life. I come from a long line of garden lovers. Eva was a stron...
  • Tania
    Every part has a purpose. The good, the bad, and the ugly.3.5 stars. I loved The Feathered Bone by Julie Cantrell, and was very happy that Netgalley approved my request for Perennials, to be released later this year. The author has a beautiful, straightforward and emphatic writing style. I enjoyed a...
  • Linda Zagon
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------My Review of "Perennials" by Julie CantrellKudos to Julie Cantrell, author of "Perennials" for such an emotional and heartwarming novel. The symbolism in this book...
  • Suzanne Leopold
    Eva recently celebrated her 45th birthday and has a successful career at an advertising agency in Arizona. She supports herself, teaches yoga on weekends and is slowly recovering from a bad relationship. She grew up in Mississippi but hasn't been back since leaving for college. Eva is avoiding bad m...

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