By Judith Ryan Hendricks
The first time I observed my mom was once the evening she died. the second one time used to be at a celebration in Santa Fe.
After a youth spent in an establishment and a sequence of foster houses, Avery James has proficient herself to not ask yourself concerning the mom who gave her up. yet her secure, predictable existence alterations one evening while she stumbles upon the portrait of a girl who's the reflect snapshot of herself.
Slowly yet necessarily, Avery is pressured to find all she will be able to approximately her mom, Isabel. Avery is drawn into advanced relationships with the folk who knew her mom. As she weaves jointly the threads of her mother's inventive history and her grandmother's talents as a healer, Avery learns that whereas studying Isabel presents a definite solution in her existence, it truly is studying herself that brings lasting happiness.
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