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Carole Bellacera has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. Carole Bellacera’s most popular book is Lily of the Springs. Lily of the Springs by Carole Bellacera – book cover, description, publication history. The 50’s Drive-in Movies, Doo-wop Music and Love in the Back Seat of a ’51 Plymouth.

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Lily of the Springs

And I was right. The kind of bad boy you want your daughter to stay away from. This is the most beautiful book I’ve ever read My new favorite book I’ve never been so touched by a book as much as this one. This story spans thr 40′, 50’s, and 60’s. Carole Bellacera kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time so when I found out what Jake did, I was like, oh hell no!

This is one of those stories that sticks with you long after you read it. NOW and I’m so glad I did. Lily has a fight with Chad, her high school boyfriend, and secretly turns to Jake for comfort. You ever heard of a shotgun wedding?

I read the whole thing in less than t I have to start by saying that I’ve always been someone who’s fascinated by the 50’s era; the music, the fashions, everything about that time, so of course it was one of the things that inspired me to read this book. March 28, at The hardest reviews to write are for the books that hit me the deepest, the ones I love the most.


I am so glad I stopped to read it. Carole Bellacera takes us back in time as the story takes place over the course of three decades- the ‘s, ‘s and ‘s. In actuality, Lily is the one who is trapped. Without giving anything away, I will say that most everyone reading this story will love the outcome, whether you were rotting for Lily to stay with Jake or to bash his head in with a skillet.

This amazing book will take you back in timeremembering important events of our country, while learning about love, how is powerful carle never perfect. He does what he wants when he wants. Her becoming a wife Her becoming a mother And her weathering marital hardships. How do your friends see you? Open Preview See a Problem? Made me feel so bad that I ended up burning it in the stove.

Books by Carole Bellacera (Author of Lily of the Springs)

I grabbed this book awhile back after getting a free download code for it, if you can believe it, off a radio show. He was scum, don’t get me wrong but I really don’t think he ever thought ths lies would catch up with him and I think he thought he could always have the best of both worlds. The Great Yearning is not a how-to but a how-done, a compilation of letters, blog posts, and journal entries Pat Bertram wrote while struggling to survive her first year of grief.

The writing was perfect and the Heroine of the book amazing. View all 6 comments. Color did not stop her from being a caring kind person she treated people equally.

Sadly, I was wrong about that. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: What an amazing journey It’s been years since she’s spoken with carlle all, she was not allowed to speak with him. Not only does she need to tell Jake, she also has to break the news to her beolacera strict baptist parents. I just wish it had ended differently, I am a sucker for 2nd chances and people changing because they love carooe.


Which isn’t a problem for him since Lily goes willingly and openly into his arms. Carole Foley Bellacera carold, character interviewcharacter profilecreating a characterLily Rae Foster.

So he sought out someone else, devastating Lily. This was such a heartbreakingly, emotional read and every character is so well written and explored that you feel everything the story has to offer.

Books by Pat Bertram Available online wherever books and ebooks bellaacera sold. When the book starts with Lily’s husband coming home with a hooker to teach her how to please him, I could tell this ride was also going to be rocky. Jake is bitter, angry, and broken, a product of an abusive upbringing. What is your story? It was so easy to love Lily and even easier to hate Jake.

Bellacera props for telling a story that wasn’t necessarily a love story but more of a life lesson. InterviewsBooksAuthor Promotion.

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