Fly Away

Fly Away

Book - 2013
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A follow-up to Firefly Lane returns readers to the world of Tully, Kate, and Tully's mother, who explore their understandings about love, family, loss, and redemption while turning to each other in the hopes of salvaging their lives.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312577216
0312577214
Characteristics: 400 p. ; 25 cm.

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AlteredStaite
Apr 19, 2017

It was ok. Not much substance and pretty much a standard soap opera..... but a step up from Harlequin ... that's for sure.

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NanCcan
Nov 28, 2016

I liked it, and enjoyed spending two thick novels with these characters (Firefly Lane and its sequel, Fly Away). More in depth than other books by this author. This one moved more slowly than Firefly Lane, but was more emotionally complex.

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MillieBT
Feb 03, 2016

The 1st 50 pages synopsis of Firefly Lane after that it does get interesting ...a different spin to this novel...Entertaining

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Seattlegal2004
Sep 22, 2014

I read and loved Firefly Lane. I was really excited to read the sequel. I was highly disappointed. It didn't have the same flow nor interesting growth in the characters. It was so slow that I couldn't even finish the book and I really tried.

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lpreston214
Mar 11, 2014

In this follow-up to Firefly Lane, best-friend Tully, daughter Marah and husband Johnny are still messes after the death of Kate. Tully, self-medicating and adrift decides to end it but only puts herself into a coma. Marah quits school and runs away. The story is told from various points of view, bouncing around from the present to flashbacks. You have to pay attention to keep track of where the timeline is. Good book though somewhat formulaic Hannah fare. Life is full of pain but also joy. The point is to live and love while you can. Can't argue with that.

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suethomas
Oct 04, 2013

Great story.......

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sgtaylor
Jul 28, 2013

I thought it was a good read for summer.

LaughingOne Jul 07, 2013

Did not like this one nearly as much as I like her other novels. I didn't feel I was inside the characters like I usually feel with her writing. And it didn't feel real/true to me. I was definitely disappointed.

Brooklynnnjv Jun 04, 2013

Brooklynnnjv

I loved this book. Couldn't wait to finish it.

paulette4317 May 30, 2013

Story picks up from Firefly Lane without a hitch. Truly moving. Great friendship book - telling the ups and downs the occur with life. One of Hannah's best.

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kathiemcgill
Jul 24, 2014

"She knew me." A simple quote from a bereaved daughter grieving the loss of her mother.

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