The One True Love of Alice-Ann by Eva Marie Everson

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Read The One True Love of Alice-Ann Online Free - Living in rural Georgia in 1941, sixteen-year-old Alice-Ann has her heart set on her brother's friend Mack; despite their five-year age gap, Alice-Ann knows she can make Mack see her for the woman she'll become. But when they receive news of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Mack decides to enlist, Alice-Ann realizes she must declare her love before he leaves. Though promising to write, Mack leaves without confirmation that her love is returned. But Alice-Ann is determined to wear the wedding dress her maiden aunt never had a chance to wear--having lost her fiance in the Great War. As their correspondence continues over the next three years, Mack and Alice-Ann are drawn closer together. But then Mack's letters cease altogether, leaving Alice-Ann to fear history repeating itself. Dreading the war will leave her with a beautiful dress and no happily ever after, Alice-Ann fills her days with work and caring for her best friend's war-torn brother, Carlton. As time passes and their friendship develops into something more, Alice-Ann wonders if she'll ever be prepared to say good-bye to her one true love and embrace the future God has in store with a newfound love. Or will a sudden call from overseas change everything?



Title : The One True Love of Alice-Ann
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ISBN : 1496415906
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 416 pages


Reviews


Amy rated it ★★★★☆

November 02, 2016

What a beautiful story!!! While the description tries to bill this as a love triangle, it is really a sweet, coming-of-age story about a young girl on the WWII home front discovering the meaning of true love. There were some parts of the book that dragged a bit, especially the first five chapters...


Yvette rated it ★★★★★

April 23, 2017

More coming-of-age than romance, this is a sweet story of the journey of Alice-Ann from infatuated teen to maturing young woman. A great deal of that maturing has to do with recognizing the difference between a childhood infatuation and real, true love. Accompanying the endearing and frizzy-haire...


Staci rated it ★★★★☆

October 01, 2017

While this novel was rather predictable, it was a sweet story. I especially loved how Alice-Ann's relationships with Irene, Aunt Bess and her father grew.


Karen rated it ★★★★★

February 23, 2017

A wonderfully written coming of age story, set during World War Two, told from the perspective of a young woman in a rural Georgia town. Learning what true love really is comes to Alice through a lot of soul searching, prayer, heartbreak, secret letters, and a tender romance. An engaging read, o...


Deanne rated it ★★★★★

April 14, 2017

Such a beautiful story! Alice-Ann comes of age in the early 1940's in rural Georgia. She plans to have a 16th birthday party and all her friends are coming. A few hours before the party though, horrible news. On the radio everyone hears about the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Naturally the party is ca...


Sarah rated it ★★★★★

October 05, 2016

The Greatest Generation is slipping away and I hope it will be books like this one that keep those heroes and heroines of WWII alive for us. When I read about Alice-Ann, Mack, and Carlton I can see them in people I know. Reading Everson's story is almost like stepping into the past of neighbors a...


Ane rated it ★★★★★

January 01, 2017

Eva Marie Everson gets better and better with each book she writes! The One True Love of Alice-Ann is a masterpiece. A story of young love, of loss, and coming-of-age, it's the consummate love story. Set against the greatest generation of WWII in a small Georgia farming community, I didn't just r...


Jessica rated it ★★★☆☆

June 03, 2017

I'm conflicted (as per the usual) because the story itself was interesting, yet lacking; the characters were varied, yet shallow; the plot easy, yet predictable. BUT the cover is abso-freaking-lutley gorgeous! And, for the most part, I truly did enjoy reading this novel. The beginning is rather s...


Alyssa rated it ★★★★★

June 01, 2017

Eva Marie Everson's One True Love of Alice-Ann is a story about 16 year old Alice Ann and the love of her life Mack. Set during the second World War, Mack decides to enlist after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Alice decides it's time to declare her love for Mack despite their 5 year age difference....


Rachael rated it ★★★★☆

May 30, 2017

Set on the homefront in WWII, it depicts the the hardships of those at home--the anxiety of waiting to hear from loved ones, the devastation to the whole town at a death. I could just hear the southern Georgia drawl in the dialogue, and the author brings the sweltering southern setting to life. Sw...





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