Synopses & Reviews
On a snowy night in Cape Cod, True Dickinson's friends have gathered to celebrate her 43rd birthday, leading True to reflect upon her life. On the one hand, both her son and the small business she started after the death of her husband eight years ago are thriving. On the other, she feels youth and beauty slipping away, and the possibility of romance has never seemed more remote.
But everything will change in the moment True and her best friend Isabelle slide off the road into a snow-filled ditch on the drive home. Twelve Times Blessed is the story of one year of a woman's life in which everything changes, and an unforgettable tale of the pleasures and perils of love in the modern age.
Though True Dickinson was widowed eight years ago, her young son, her thriving business, and her loving friends give her a full life. Still, her fory-third birthday party, on a snowy Cape Cod night, is cause to reflect and lament her dwindling youth, beauty, and chances at romance.
But everything changes the moment True slides into a ditch on the drive home and comes face-to-face with an opportunity to let love back into her life.
Twelve Times Blessed is the story of one year of transformation in a woman's life, and an unforgettable tale of the perils and pleasures of love in the modern age.
About the Author
Jacquelyn Mitchard is the New York Timesbestselling author of The Breakdown Lane, Twelve Times Blessed, and The Deep End of the Ocean, which was the very first book picked by Oprah for her book club. Now You See Herwas Jackie's debut young adult novel, and she also has several children's books to her credit: Baby Bat's Lullaby; Starring Prima!; Ready, Set, School!; and Rosalie, My Rosalie. Jackie lives outside Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and eight children.