Maryland Blogger: Book Recommendation: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson

Book Recommendation: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson

Book Recommendation: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson

 

The Summer Before the War (2016) is the new book by The New York Times bestselling author Helen Simonson. The time is 1914 and the setting is East Sussex in England as the local residents face the challenges at the beginning of World War I. Dolores and I enjoyed this novel and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about this book and the author. 

 

The New York Times review of The Summer Before the War

 

 

 

 

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Comment balloon 13 commentsRoy Kelley • May 29 2016 09:28AM

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Hi Roy. Thanks for another interesting book recommendation.  I will put it on my list.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 3 years ago

Good morning Roy. Tank you for the book recommendation. Have a good day.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 3 years ago

I love the book jacket...would look great framed !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 3 years ago

Good morning Roy Kelley ,

Always appreciate your book recommendations! I like Sally K. & David L. Hanson love the book jacket..very creative and eye catching!

Posted by Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899) over 3 years ago

I came across this elsewhere but had not yet had time to read it - thanks for the reminder!

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty (Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area) over 3 years ago

How i dreamed of being on a beach being able to read a book today Roy Kelley. 90 and no humidity, but work calls. 

Posted by Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents (Godzyk Real Estate Services) over 3 years ago

Another one to add to the long long list already...thanks Roy!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) over 3 years ago

Scott Godzyk 

This would be a good book to read at the beach!

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

Hi Roy, thanks for the recommendation on The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) over 3 years ago

Roy,

I just finished the Last Mile and the previous Memory Man thanks to you.  It was a really wonderful read...Ron is reading the Last Mile, now.  I will look at this one also.  Happy Monday.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) over 3 years ago

I think I would like this one very much. I will head to the library to see if they have it.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 3 years ago

Your comments are always appreciated.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

We have a beautiful Monday morning in Kentlands and life is good.

Have an outstanding week.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

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