READ & DOWNLOAD æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB à Melissa StormVest or get the feel to know the characters in such short time Sunday Potluck Club by Melissa Storm was a lovely womens fiction book regarding friendship grief and learning to move forward after the loss of a loved one Amy Bridget Hazel and Nicole bonded after meeting at an Anchorage hospital while their loved ones were getting chemo treatment It was an emotional story that was also plifting as a reader watches each one of them begins a new chapter in their livesI received a copy of this book from my local library Thanks once again to Sweetreads Box for putting yet another new authorbook on my radar This was a heartwarming read yet another new authorbook on my radar This was a heartwarming read m looking forward to the next book I received a free excerpt of The Sunday Potluck Club 1 by Melissa Storm from NetGalley for my honest reviewI didn t realize it was just an excerpt when I received this The Sunday Potluck Club is a group of four women who are bound together by the
death of someone important in their lives It is aa storyof someone important in their lives It is aa story their friendship and the support they give to each other I liked the concept of The Sunday Potluck Club by Melissa Storm than I liked the book But I did finish it It just felt rushed The relationship felt rushed And the child s adjustment felt rushed It just felt as if there was an oversimplification of all the relationships and emotions Granted the women s relationships were actually as important as the romantic one in the book but for me everything felt a little bit offAmy Shannon Bridget Hazel Nichole The four women met when they were taking their parents to chemotherapy in Anchorage Alaska Hazel s father was the first to die followed by Amy s mother and Hazel s
s father in remission and she has survivor s guilt Why has she attended three funerals and she s the lucky one whose father is still alive The four women form the Sunday Potluck Club to continue their friendship and support of each other in the months after the chemo endsNow three months after her mother s death Amy s I am rounding this p from 35 The Sunday Potluck Club really had the potential to be a downer Its the story of 4 friends who have lost parents and have formed a form of support group and friendship through their loss The first 50 pages are pretty heavy in that grief and loss and the main characters sad state of mind following the loss of her mom and rightly so But it really turned from heavy to plifting when Amy started to move through her grief and her friends did too We get to see the friends each figure out their grief in their own way and especially watch Amy as she grants herself permission to move forward and be happy This is very well set Newtons Cannon (The Age of Unreason, up to be a series around each friend The lower star rating for me is because. Econd grade teacher but neither feelsite ready And so the Sunday Potluck Club is born a way for Bridget Amy and other women who have lost a loved one to find solace and Bonsái understanding Savoring favorite dishes while sharing memories and the comfort of connection the members of the Sunday Potluck Club nourish body and soulAs weeks go by and the group grows innforeseen ways bo. .nichole s father
The Sunday Potluck Club by Melissa Storm is a book of friendship grief love nconditional love of animals and healing The beginning of the story is a little depressing but the tone soon changes This is a story about people struggling with their grief which can be overwhelming Amy Bridget and Hazel became friends after meeting in the hospital cafeteria Each one had a parent going through chemotherapy Nichole is the fourth member of their group and is fortunate that her father s cancer is in remission The four ladies meet each Sunday for a potluck meal and friendship therapy Amy is having a hard time handling her grief over the loss of her mother This is Amy s third funeral in less than a year and it is wearing her down She is hoping that by
Returning To Work Her Life Will Returnto work her life will return normal Brigit just lost her mother and is handling her grief by keeping busy Brigit refuses to talk about her grief She becomes involved with the local animal shelter and becomes determined to make sure every dog is adopted by Valentine s Day which is in two weeks The three friends get recruited to help Brigit pull off this massive endeavor Amy has a new girl in her second grade class who has just moved to Anchorage with her father The child just lost her mother to cancer Amy notices the girl does not talk in class nor smile Amy wants to help the little girl and contacts the child s father There is an instant spark of attraction between Amy and the father But there is an issue that prevents them from moving forward As Amy gets involved in activities her grief lessens We follow Amy and Bridgit as the deal with their grief in their own way The Sunday Potluck Club is an plifting story I enjoyed the Valentine s Day event at the animal shelter It was a cute idea and a good way for people to interact with the animals and help them find forever homes I would have liked details on the characters as well as Anchorage It would have added depth to the story There are several good lessons in this story That each person handles grief in their own way you should be honest with your friends and grief takes time I liked that the ladies were close friends and willing to help each other out at a moment s notice People who are there for you no matter what are true friends The animals sounded like such cuties The author s word imagery really brought them life You can tell that Melissa Storm has animals her own from her descriptions The Sunday Potluck Club is an emotional novel with first class friends grief scrumptious potluck furry friends fun forts and a cold climate In the end i got to figure out this is an excerpt of the novel But i ll review it anywayIt was an easy read but i didn t get time to in. New friends can be found in nexpected places For Bridget and Amy that place was the cancer ward of an Anchorage hospital Now as each struggles to overcome loss they lean on each other for support sharing suppers laughter and tearsBridget and Amy aren’t about to let hardship knock them down Bridget plans to return to her veterinarian school studies Amy to her position as a I am not sure I am attached enough to keep going It was
good fast read but maybe not a series I will hang out in This preview about two friends who meet on a cancer ward portends a real winner one I look forward to reading in full when it becomes available bridget in full when it becomes available Bridget in vet school Amy a second grade teacher They bond with other grieving women as members of the Sunday Potluck Club sharing food tears laughter and hope I can t wait to see how theira good fast
Stories Unfold 55 Pubunfold 55 Pub 31 Mar 2020Thanks to Melissa Storm Kensington Books and NetGalley for the review copy Opinions are mine TheSundayPotluckClub NetGalley Love Love LOVED The Sunday Potluck Club And by the way this review is about the entire book and not just an excerpt which was previously publishedFour very different women with distinct personalities forge a friendship with one another after meeting on a cancer ward They are the survivors who with one exception have lost a loved one to cancer Amy who the story primarily revolves around Bridget whose mother has just died Nicole whose father is in remission and Hazel who lost her mother before the others Each are grieving and coping with their loss as well as survivor s guilt in their own niue way Told from Amy s point of view we get to know each woman s strength s and their flaws as they encourage one another through difficult times When Amy meets a man whose daughter is in her classroom and who also is coping with loss she finally begins to see that there can be life after monumental lossThe Sunday Potluck Club talks a lot about death grief and coping with loss but never in a heavy way Yes it is realistic to the point that you hurt for some of the women and there were times that I wanted to slap a few of them but overall it was a beautiful story of friendship and overcoming challenges At its heart it is a well crafted love story between friends as well as possible romantic interests It s a book about life not death It also is the first in a new series so each woman will have their story told I cannot wait for the next one This is the first book in the Sunday Potluck Club series This book is about a group of women that made a friendship while they where taking care of their parents that had cancer This book take place after all but one of the group of women s parents has passed away The women meet every sunday to help each other get through loosing their parent During this book we follow one of the women through out this book We follow Amy that has only lost her Mom three months ago and she is a teacher She does feel in love during this book I loved this book so much I won an ARC of this book from a goodreads giveaway but this review is 100% my own opinion. Th Bridget and Amy are inspired to find greater purpose Amy reaches out to a student whose father bravely faces his own struggle Bridget volunteers at the local animal shelter rehabilitating dogs whose nconditional love will bring others a chance to heal And with the help of a very special man Amy is realizing that there’s always room at the table for love and rekindled joy. .