Read “Geoducks Are for Lovers” by Daisy Prescott with Rakuten Kobo. Warm. Heartfelt. Original and engaging. This book was a breath of fresh air. ~Vilma’s. Read a free sample or buy Geoducks Are for Lovers by Daisy Prescott. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod. I have an excerpt of Daisy Prescott’s Geoducks Are for Lovers! Synopsis: Food writer Maggie Marrion is just getting back on her feet after a horrible year, or two, .
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But when they arrive, they bring an unexpected guest- Gil Morrow, the one who got away. Paperbackpages. Published May 15th by Daisy Prescott first published May 13th Modern Love Story 2.
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This is such a wonderful story and I can’t wait to re-read it again.
Geoducks Are for Lovers (Modern Love Story, #2) by Daisy Prescott
This is the story of Maggie, she is a forty year old food critic and writer who lives a geoduck peaceful life fr a beautiful cabin by the beach.
She’s had a couple of rough years; had to deal with a messy divorce and the death of her parents, but with the help of her friends and since time heals all, she’s finally comfortable and content with her life. She has an amazing group of friends, who all had been very close since college, and they are all coming to spend the weekend with her to have some fun in the sun.
She’s super excited but also nervous since one of those friends is Gil, the one that got away The story unfolds with this group eating delicious food, drinking and reminiscing on their lives, and that was just my favorite part I loved the witty banter and the connection between all the characters, it was simply delightful to read.
Gil and Maggie’s love is one that has stand through time, he just knows she is it for him and even though he doesn’t want to force his feeling on her he is set on telling her the truth he’s kept locked in his heart for so long. Maggie is her happiest when Gil is around but she is scared to give into her feelings because she doesn’t want to loose him as a friend or complicate things between them. Their bond was truly special, I swear I got goosebumps reading about it, it was so freaking romantic.
Let me tell you, every single character was so lovable and unforgettable, even Maggie’s dog Biscuit was amazing. This book was pure perfection in my opinion, it made me smile, laugh and cry; anybody who reads it can relate to it because it was very real-life-like and beautifully written. I’m really surprise this gem of a book hasn’t gotten more attention.
As I write this review I still have a huge smile in my face, Daisy Prescott was able to make my day brighter with her lovely book. So if you want this happy feeling by all means go read this book NOW!!! There’s two songs that I thought go great with this book: First Day of my Life by Bright Eyes perfect for the final scene of the book and On top of the World by Imagine Dragons just because is such a happy song View all 32 comments.
I am a little confused. How did this book get so many 4- and 5-star ratings? Okay, so it’s not awful. It just isn’t as wonderful as most reviewers seem to think it is, for the following reasons written in the style of the book’s opening. It starts out with a to-do list.
Gee, what a hook. I don’t even want to read my own to-do lists, let alone someone else’s. It’s written in present tense. I cannot stand books written in present tense. It just feels awkwar I am a loverss confused. It just feels awkward and amateur. The characters are flat.
His jokes were funny, and he seemed genuine. Ben and Jo had absolutely no development, Selah was a typical cougar and nothing more, Ryan was basically just arm candy. Obviously Prescott spends more time on Gil and Maggie, but they dor are slaves to their stereotypes. The conflict isn’t conflicting enough, and the ending heck, the whole book is predictable Gil tells Maggie he loves her which, by the way, was so expected it wasn’t the revelation Maggie seemed to think it wasand Maggie freaks out typical, by the way.
It wasn’t like “I love you, geiducks I only have 3 months to live. That’s a REAL conflict. In any case, everyone knows they’re going to end up together. I don’t even feel like I need to put that in a spoiler tag. You know that going in. The writing is amateurish and the dialogue is uninteresting.
Prescott transcribes conversations from beginning to end: What do you want to do today? Let’s go hiking or out for lunch or sit on the beach or play a game. Oh, a hike sounds good. No, I don’t want to go on geodhcks hike. No one wants to hear an entire conversation, because the bulk of most conversations or at least the beginning and end is boring and awkward. That, and the fact that Prescott doesn’t seem to understand that we, the readers, are not inside her head and can’t tell which of seven people are talking when she puts the “so-and-so says” at the very end of a monologue.
First I found myself skipping ahead to the end of the speech and then going back, just so I knew who was talking It seemed to me that Prescott was trying to sound smarter than she actually is by using a thesaurus. How many ways can you write “so-and-so says”?
It’s OK most of the time just to use “says. And don’t even get me started on when she adds adverbs too. Also, I found cases in which she used words she thought were right but were actually wrong.
A prospectus to describe Selah’s love interest, for example. She uses “The Geodycks at the conclusion. Unless you are writing a children’s book or a fairy tale, no professional author would ever do that. Don’t insult your geodicks the back cover will alert them to the book’s end for you. Prescott’s simplistic writing style really took away any chance this plot had at succeeding.
I mistakenly thought that, since it had such great reviews, it would turn around for the better at some point.
It’s a love story, and you know what’s going to happen Geodcuks all 7 comments. The depth of the characters, and the writing particularly the dialogue was amazing.
Geoducks Are for Lovers
I really enjoyed the cast of characters in this wonderful ensemble of people who met tor college, and have remained friends for over 20 years. Over a period of 4 days the reader is taken on a journey of getting to know the characters, and we get to see snippets of who they were in college then who they’ve become today. We also get to witness how their relationships have change 4.
We also get to witness how their relationships have changed, grown, and strengthened. This story kinda had a “Big Chill” kinda feel to it. But, my absolute favorite character was Quinn I look forward to reading more work by this author. View all 8 comments.
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Apr 24, Carolamex rated it it was amazing. It’s been a while since I’ve read a book like this. Lately, it’s all about YA and new loves and starting life. But Geoducks it’s about second chances, about real life and friendships and letting go and giving yourself permission to love again. I am also thrilled to read about people I have a lot of things in common with!
I hade many moments of chuckling and laughing out load recalling aare younger years and reading references to those! This is a simple beautiful story about a woman who has built It’s been a while since I’ve read a book like this. This is a simple beautiful story about a woman who has built a wall around her heart yeoducks protect it from pain and about a wise man that comes back to her life to show her that she can climb that wall!
It’s about the time being right, about growing geodufks moving on.