A Summer of Second Chances is the new novel by Carol Thomas is a delightful and heartwarming read all about giving first love a second chance.
Does first love deserve a second chance?
Ava Flynn sometimes feels like the clothes donated to her charity shop have seen more life than her, but ‘maximum dedication for a minimal wage’ is what it takes to keep her mother’s beloved wildlife charity, All Critters Great and Small, running – especially in the village of Dapplebury, where business is certainly not booming.
But when Ava’s first love, Henry Bramlington, returns to the village, suddenly life becomes a little too eventful. Henry escaped Dapplebury many years before, but now he has the power to make or break the village he left behind – All Critters Great and Small included. Can Ava trust the boy who ran away to give both her and her charity a second chance?
There is no other way to describe A Summer of Second Chances than it is an absolutely lovely read. As a character, Ava quickly feels like someone you have known for years. The depiction of the village and Ava’s charity shop is so vivid that it’s somewhere you feel like it would be a very nice place to spend an afternoon discovering it’s secrets.
You can get a copy of A summer of Second Chances, here!