Sonnet Romano’s life is almost perfect. She has the ideal career, the ideal boyfriend, and has just been offered a prestigious fellowship. There’s nothing more a woman wants – except maybe a baby.sister? When Sonnet finds out her mother is unexpectedly expecting, and that the pregnancy is high-risk, she puts everything on hold – the job, the fellowship, the boyfriend – and heads home to Avalon. Once her mom is out of danger, Sonnet intends to pick up her life where she left off. But when her mother receives a devastating diagnosis, Sonnet must decide what really matters in life, even of that means staying in Avalon and taking a job that forces her to work alongside her biggest, and maybe her sweetest, mistake – award-winning filmmaker Zach Alger. So Sonnet embarks on a summer of laughter and tears, of old dreams and new possibilities, and of finding the home of her heart. At once heartbreaking and uplifting, Return to Willow Lake plumbs the deepest corners of the human heart, exploring the bonds of family, the perils and rewards of love, and the true meaning of home.
I loved this story. Sonnet Romano’s been living a life that she thought she wanted with the ideal boyfriend having a great fellowship and a relationship with her father. What she doesn’t know is that sometimes the best things are those right in front of you.
Sonnet goes home to Avalon to help her mother who’s dealing with a high risk pregnancy and illness and Sonnet finds her place back with her mom. Her mother who’s loved her regardless of who she is or isn’t. She also learns alot about her father and his image.
Zach a old friend of Sonnet’s has only wanted one thing from Sonnet and it’s now up to Sonnet to see if she can find a way to him. It was a beautiful summer read about love, family and appreciating what’s right there in front of you. I couldn’t put this book down and encourage others to check out Sonnet’s story!