The Love Season: A Novel Free Audiobook Download by Elin Hilderbrand

The Love Season by Elin Hilderbrand is one of those books that you will read and fall in love with. It's a book that is filled with sun-soaked nostalgia and innocence, where you can escape into a perfect summer day. The story follows Libby, a girl who falls in love with the boy next door, but has to leave him behind when she travels for six months. Libby moves back to her hometown where she runs into all the old friends from her childhood. She is instantly drawn back in to their lives and finds herself falling for another guy that just so happens to live next door. Like any good summer romance, this one too must come to an end because there are bigger things that need attention.

When the narrator, Christina Delaine, first meets her husband-to-be in Fall River, Massachusetts, she is 29 and he is 50. They are introduced by a mutual friend who is marrying them because he thinks they will make an "exquisitely happy" match. Though Christina is not interested in marriage for the long term, she does love her best friend and this quirky man so she agrees to marry him. That night as they dance at their wedding reception, Christina thinks back on her life before this sweet moment came into view. The story then flashes back to when Christina was six years old and remembers herself as a little girl who loves being read stories by her father before bedtime.

The Love Season: A Novel is a story about a young woman named Maya who is tired of being a step-mom to two children and wants to find her own love story. After her husband's death, she heads off on an adventure to find the dream guy of her dreams. The novel follows Maya as she goes through many relationships and adventures with different people. It's a refreshing love story that keeps readers entertained and happy for the duration of its audiobook download.

For a few months a year, people all over the country gather in small towns to celebrate the most important day of the year. On Valentine's Day, everywhere you look, hearts are in abundance. It is not uncommon for children to draw hearts on their faces with permanent markers and wrap them around their vehicles. This is only one of the many traditions associated with Valentine's Day, which is prompted by the Catholic celebration of Saint Valentine's Day. For centuries Saint Valentine has been associated with romance and love because he married couples who couldn't be together otherwise. He became patron saint of marriage and love around 500 AD and was eventually recognized as being a martyr for his beliefs. The heart generally symbolizes love so it is no surprise that this holiday that celebrates romantic love would have a symbol that correlates with it.

In this romantic novel the reader follows the lives of three couples. They are all interconnected and a common theme is love: love between close friends and love between friends, romance, marriage, and divorce. The story begins at a backyard party in the summertime in Newport, RI where Emily's husband Alex is nearing his end as they're going through a rough patch in their marriage. Alex is known to have an affair with an intern while working at a law firm that he manages. He takes one last trip down memory lane when he goes on vacation with his friend from college who he met during law school. His wife Emily goes on her annual summer getaway to Maine with her best friend Bethany who just got engaged to Matt after two years of dating. Lastly, we meet Caroline who's married to Edgarton Porter III who has been married four times before marrying her.

Published Date 2012-10-16
Duration 11 hours 55 minutes
Author Elin Hilderbrand
Narrated Christina Delaine
(8 Reviews)
Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Fiction & Literature
Parent Category Family Life, Contemporary Women

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