The Best Canadian Animal Stories lHart s Hollow FarmJanet DaileyJanuary 28 2020Hart s Hollow Farm is book 4 in Dailey s Americana series It is my first book of Janet Dailey s to read I saw a reader s comment about it coming out soon She noted that the book was coming out the next day I was able to read the NetGalley copy It was good to read and review such a pleasant family story It tells the tale of Emmy Hart and her family It begins with the current plot of Emmy and her farm that has gone down hill from the years of neglect Her husband Joe passed several years earlier Their son David could not keep up with the farm due to his alcohol addiction His son MItch and daughter Carrieived a sad difficult ife through the years of Emmy trying to show ove for David At the end of his senior year Mitch went off to college to study architecture He swore he would never come back to the farm Carrie took the road of drugs instead of alcohol She had two children Dylan and Sophi but was not strong enough or mentally capable of taking care of them This atest chapter of the Americana series begins with Kristen Daniels heading down a hot barren road searching for the entrance to Hart s Farm She saw an ad placed at a ocal store The Commemerative looking for help at the farm She needed to speak with Emmy Hart about filling the job Kristen hadost her position at another farm when the owners went bankrupt The sky was turning dark and nasty She had hoped to arrive before the rains began to fall Pulling up the The Magnesium Factor large house she could see that once upon a time the house had been a beautiful home that was well taken care of She had hoped that Emmy would welcome her into the job so she could have a place to sleep and food to eat After pulling up she heard a car s engine rumbling down theane When it pulled up the man behind the wheel called out the window to tell her to pull her car around They couldn t get caught in the clay if the rains began She couldn t hear him and when he got out
the car flashed and thunder blasted the sky The water rushed into the clay circle in front of the house There was no pulling out now She was trapped until the water subsided As I had not read about family members in the first books of the series I felt I had to pay close attention "to keep up to the storyline it was "keep up to the storyline It was easy plot to become involved in I enjoyed Daily s family journal When I read from an author who is new to me that enjoy I generally wonder how I missed reading her stories Hart s Hollow Farm was a wonderful story It brought in the sadness as well as the joys that a family endures over the years I encourage readers to find Janet Daily and read her Americana series Hart s Hollow Farm was published on January 28 2020 by Zebra of Kensington Publishing It is now available on the sales shelves for your reading pleasure Kristen Daniels is ooking for a job She s trying to stay the sales shelves for your reading pleasure Kristen Daniels is ooking for a job She s trying to stay of the memories that seem to always come to the surface Mitch Hart doesn t want to return and face the memories on Hart Hollow Farm from his childhood He wants to get his grandmother to sell and return to his ife Emmy Hart is stubborn and determined to make the family farm a success again Will they come together to make a success of Hart s Hollow Farm Can the past be overcome when the memories are strongKristen Daniels is ooking for Hart s Hollow Farm and wondering if she maybe The Summer House lost A stranger comes along and gives her a word of advice Arriving at her destination she comes across a showdown between the owner Emmy Hart and the man sent by her grandson to talk about selling the farm that s in the way of a highway expansion Emmy is being stubborn and when the man starts to become a nuisance Kristen steps in to help her hopefully new boss out A storm is rolling in and Kristen is asked to stay She seery of taking the job especially when it s realized there are two children at the house Mitch Hart has bad memories of his father s treatment of him and his sister as children He wants to get. For some folks in small town Georgia Hart's Hollow farm has seen better days But for the Hart family matriarch it's a home worth fighting for From the moment Kristen Daniels arrives at Hart's Hollow the place speaks to her soul So when seventy three year old Emmy Hart asks Kristen to help return the farm to its former glory Kristen accepts despite her fears about getting involved with Emmy or the two kids in Emmy's care Then there's the matter of The feelings and emotions of what America really means America was built by families who set out to build a new nation for their own families Sometimes those families were related by blood and sometimes by choice Janet takes those standards they set and brings them to ife in this book which takes place on a small farm in a small community in the United States Kristen Daniels had come to Hart Hollow Farm to take a job She had been out of a job and money for days and really needed this job The farm was outside a small farming community and gaveof the car
Her A Place To Hidea place to hide a while which she needed She had been searching for somewhere or something all her ife as she went through social services and group homes She thought she had it when she had Anna but she The Yankee Club lost her daughter when she was five and had closed up emotionally She needed the hard work on a farm to keep her from thinking of the past Miss Emmy s farm seemedike a good place to be now Mitch Hart arrived at the farm the same day He had come back to convince his aunt that the farm was being taken by the state to build a road and there was nothing she could do about it He wanted to get her settled somewhere along with his niece and nephew she was raising Without Emmy they would be best off in a foster home He just had to "convince everyone involved that this was best Mitch didn t count on a beautiful ady or two feisty kids "everyone involved that this was best Mitch didn t count on a beautiful ady or two feisty kids in the way of his decision Emmy convinced Kristen to stay and help raise corn in one field as well as other crops All were designed to convince the Department of Transportation to move the highway anywhere else Will anyone The Catholic Home: Celebrations and Traditions for Holidays, Feast Days, and Every Day listen to aittle old Green Metropolis: The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City as Nature, History, and Design lady who is developing Alzheimer s Mitch didn t count on a beautifulady or two feisty kids getting in the way of his decision Emmy convinced Kristen to stay and help raise corn in one field as well as other crops All were designed to convince the Department of Transportation to move the highway anywhere else Really enjoyed this The Magic Cake Shop light read It did hit on dementia so there was aittle sadness but mostly it was a feel good book This is a touching story It is why Janet Dailey is one of the best There were times in the story I actually had tears The story of ife is so true The heartache of horrible childhoods the trying to make things better for your family and the ove throughout the story is in this wonderful book I really wished there was a movie made from this story It would be a keeper just ike this book Small southern town romance between a grieving heroine and a hero unhappy with having to return home due to what his family s farm represents For Him Matriarch Teetering him Matriarch teetering two worlds past and present and refusing to et go of what s hers This book was heavier than I d expected This book has some cringe worthy cliches Technophobia surrounding cell phones and youth A character with a vague well paying city job who can conveniently take a Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability leave and has enough savings to make sure that the other characters never actually feel the full ramifications of poverty A romantic and dramaticook at the effects of trauma that moves the plot forward without grappling with the need for the characters to seek mental health support plz I hope Kristen went to therapy before bringing another child into the world Conventionally attractive white gendered and don t forget slender romantic eads The notion that family members should be forgiven for poor choices because they were doing their best ie Emmy enabling her son s abuse was in itself a form of child abuse PG sexuality that refers to sexual arousal as warmth in the belly repeatedly because we can t even mention genitals indirectly BUT overall this is a charming story with a healthy romantic relationship at its core a sincere ook at the ravages of mental decline an example of the benefits of multi generational communal American Hunger: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series living and a portrait of the adoption of agritourism ventures by small farms to ensure their continued surviva. In town suspects Everyone except the beauty helping her sow theand Something about Kristen's spirit has Mitch sticking around and wondering if he's gone a The Mother Zone little crazy himself Because suddenly he's hoping he might just find happiness in the very place heeft behind Praise for Refuge CoveDiverse and compelling characters share the page with Alaska's gorgeous andscape and this ove story is sweet with just a dash of spice RT Book Reviews 4 Stars. ,
In and head back to New York and his ife Unfortunately Emmy having nothing to do with his ideas She s determined to bring Hart Hollow farm to the success it once was Kristen is given the job Between her and Mitch they work together to make Emmy s vision to come true they re attraction to each other grows Mitch s feelings for Kristen and the farm change as they start to grow closer and getting to know each other Kristen tries to keep her distance from the children but is unsuccessful Mitch wants to take his niece and nephew away from Emmy Kristen doesn t et him get away with his plans A visit to a neighbor results in an old feud being brought to the forefront another ater a truce is reached and friendship renewed A meeting about the proposed highway bypass has the The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War locals taking sides that benefit them Mitch doesn t think that Kristen and Emmy can turn the farm around in time Kristen tries to keep her distance from them all but she begins toove them all Emmy s health is called into uestion and an episode when they go to town for ice cream results in a scene Mitch begins to Sicilian Lives love being back at home on the farm and his feelings for Kristen grow They work together to bringing the farm back into shape and making it a success Mitch is regretting taking the extendedeave from work They start falling in ove with each other Kristen is keeping a secret from the family about her past A birthday party for Emmy has Kristen pulling away because of Emmy s reaction to her gift Mitch asks for Kristen s help about forgiving the past Mitch asks Kristen s help to come up with another alternative for the highway situation Kristen and Mitch share a passionate night Kristen is planning to eave because her job is coming to an end and Kristen is planning to Alice Oliver leave because her job is coming to an end and s gotten to close to them all Before she caneave Emmy goes missing after a bad night They search for Emmy and find her in the middle of a field The Protestant Temperament looking for herate husband Kristen revels her painful past to Emmy A meeting reveals the plans that Mitch and Kristen have for the farm and the nearby town Kristen is asked to stay and feelings are revealed A ook five years in the future reveals what has happened on Hart Hollow FarmJanet Dailey continues her New Americana series with Hart s Hollow Farm The story of how family is all important and that you must put the past behind you to find ove and forgiveness You must try to find a balance between the past and a happy future Emotions are a Janet Dailey hallmark and pulls you into the story and wanting you coming back for I just finished reading Hart s Hollow Farm by Janet Dailey and wish it hadn t ended The characters seem real The Radiant Child lifeike they could be your own neighbors It is set in a small Georgia town where everyone knows everyone else You experience some of their day to day problems The five main characters start off as five individual separate people who come together to make one whole complete family You feel the same emotions that the characters feel Some of the scenes actually bring you close to tears while others warm your heart If you have had actual experience with any of the problems in the book you d know that they are real and to the point The way the characters deal with them is true to ife The scenes in the book are written so well that you feel ike you are actually there I anxiously await Ms Dailey s next book HartsHollowFarm NetGalley I kept going back and forth with The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data liking and notiking this book It was a good book but not what I normally ove Touching fiction of a young ady and an old Tempting Eden lady both with memories ofoss of a close Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, loved one The oldady in danger of Talking to Dragons losing her farm which binds her memory of her beloved husband She needs farm help and her ad is answered by the youngady trying to escape memory of a daughter who died at 5 from cancer Inject a grandson into the mix and things turn around for all Hart s Hollow Farm The New Americana Series Book 4 is by Janet Dailey This book brings to Three Times the Love life. Mmy's ruggedly handsome grandson who stirs feelings Kristen believed wereong gone When Mitch Hart The Drowning Man left home at age eighteen he thought he'd kicked the red dust off his boots forever But he's haunted by his violent upbringing and theoss of the sister he couldn't save Now he's determined to see his orphaned niece and nephew settled in a better The Bride of Willow Creek life Emmy's ideas about saving the farm only convince Mitch that his grandmother is as crazy as everyone.