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Cancel the Wedding - A Novel

Carolyn T. Dingman

A heartfelt tale of one woman's journey to discover the secrets of her mother's hidden past and confront her own uncertain future, this compelling, emotionally resonant novel about the frustrations of blood ties will appeal to fans of Emily Giffin and Jennifer Weiner. On the surface, Olivia has it all: a high-powered career, a loving family, and a handsome fiancé. She even seems to be coming to terms with her mother Jane's premature death from cancer. But when Jane's final wish is revealed, Olivia and her elder sister, Georgia, are mystified. Their mother rarely spoke of her rural Southern hometown, and never went back to visit-so why does she want them to return to Huntley, Georgia, to scatter her ashes? Jane's request offers Olivia a temporary escape from the reality she's long been denying: she hates her "dream" job, and she's not really sure she wants to marry her groom-to-be. With her fourteen-year-old niece, Logan, riding shotgun, she heads south on a summer road trip looking for answers about her mother. As Olivia gets to know the town's inhabitants, she begins to peel back the secrets of her mother's early life-truths that force her to question her own future. But when Olivia is confronted with a tragedy and finds an opportunity to right a terrible wrong, will it give her the courage to accept her mother's past-and say yes to her own desire to start over?

A heartfelt tale of one woman's journey to discover the secrets of her mother's hidden past and confront her own uncertain future, this compelling, emotionally resonant novel about the frustrations of blood ties will appeal to fans of Emily Giffin and Jennifer Weiner. On the surface, Olivia has it all: a high-powered career, a loving family, and a handsome fiancé. She even seems to be coming to terms with her mother Jane's premature death from cancer. But when Jane's final wish is revealed, Olivia and her elder sister, Georgia, are mystified. Their mother rarely spoke of her rural Southern hometown, and never went back to visit-so why does she want them to return to Huntley, Georgia, to scatter her ashes? Jane's request offers Olivia a temporary escape from the reality she's long been denying: she hates her "dream" job, and she's not really sure she wants to marry her groom-to-be. With her fourteen-year-old niece, Logan, riding shotgun, she heads south on a summer road trip looking for answers about her mother. As Olivia gets to know the town's inhabitants, she begins to peel back the secrets of her mother's early life-truths that force her to question her own future. But when Olivia is confronted with a tragedy and finds an opportunity to right a terrible wrong, will it give her the courage to accept her mother's past-and say yes to her own desire to start over?
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A heartfelt tale of one woman's journey to discover the secrets of her mother's hidden past and confront her own uncertain future, this compelling, emotionally resonant novel about the frustrations of blood ties will appeal to fans of Emily Giffin and Jennifer Weiner. On the surface, Olivia has it all: a high-powered career, a loving family, and a handsome fiancé. She even seems to be coming to terms with her mother Jane's premature death from cancer. But when Jane's final wish is revealed, Olivia and her elder sister, Georgia, are mystified. Their mother rarely spoke of her rural Southern hometown, and never went back to visit-so why does she want them to return to Huntley, Georgia, to scatter her ashes? Jane's request offers Olivia a temporary escape from the reality she's long been denying: she hates her "dream" job, and she's not really sure she wants to marry her groom-to-be. With her fourteen-year-old niece, Logan, riding shotgun, she heads south on a summer road trip looking for answers about her mother. As Olivia gets to know the town's inhabitants, she begins to peel back the secrets of her mother's early life-truths that force her to question her own future. But when Olivia is confronted with a tragedy and finds an opportunity to right a terrible wrong, will it give her the courage to accept her mother's past-and say yes to her own desire to start over?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tavia Gilbert

Length:

11h 8m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

12:24


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:26


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

27:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

25:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

14:26


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

28:12


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:00


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

12:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

16:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:41


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

23:45


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:18


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:25


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

20:21


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

25:13


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

24:21


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

29:57


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:44


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

19:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

18:32


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

20:25


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

20:32


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

33:25


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

28:05


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

21:49


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

18:55


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:55