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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Candida Hopper

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December
By Jane Suen

This story picks up a few months after Flowers in December end, and takes us further into Conners journey after his mom’s passing. He is trying to honor his mom’s memory by going back home. There is hope, forgiveness, new and old friends. This is a sweet story and I loved it even more than the first one. The author does a great job pulling you into the story and making you feel all the emotions the characters are experiencing right along with them. Even though this is a short quick read it’s definitely full of emotion and an all around wonderful book. I highly recommend this book.

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Coming Home (The Sequel to Flowers in December) by Jane Suen – Review by Anna Hirsch

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Coming Home by Jane Suen
4 Stars

This is book two in the Flowers in December series. This is a heartwarming story about love and forgiveness. Sometimes you have to leave home to realize that home is the only place you want to be. Connor Norton has returned home for the first Christmas without his mom. It’s a rough one but his neighbours and friends are there for him. In the spirit of giving, he in turn helps his neighbour and her estranged daughter. This is a story of a few lives intertwining during a magical season and how love and forgiveness affects them all. A wonderful Christmas story with a deeper meaning.

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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Tracy Wilkin

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December is written by Jane Suen. It is a fitting follow on from Flowers in December, and another great and riveting story.

Coming Home is a magical story of Connor and Mary Ann, Alana and Dottie. Loss, sadness, hopelessness all feature in their story. But love is a funny little creature. You find it the oddest of places, when you least expect it. Each character has there load to carry, and the author pens it out intriguingly and smartly. A great story to disappear into, with a cast that is easy to like, frustrating at times, always giving more to their audience. A quality story that just kept getting better. 4 stars.

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Coming Home (Flowers in December Series Book 2) by Jane Suen – Review by Caralee Loonat

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Coming Home by Jane Suen
4 Stars!!!!

I have to say that this second book was really quite the follow up. I like the opportunity to see how Connor dealt with the grief of losing his mom. This book also gave us an oppertunity to see into the lives of a few others in the community. The author really did a fine job of tying in all the characters.

I can’t help but feel like this was a window in a way into my own grief that I still feel. I really can relate to Connor. The flash backs really helped to add to the book. I also was very intrigued to learn more about Dottie and her daughter Alana. I was so glad they were able to look past their differences. I like the cliff hanger as to Connor and Mary Ann. The author has a great way of grabbing the reader from the beginning and keeping you glued to the pages wanting more. I look forward to reading more from this author in future.

Reviewed by @caraleeloonat
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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Sue Kemp

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December
By Jane Suen

Coming home is the heart-warming sequel to Flowers in December, Now I wouldn’t read Coming Home until you have read Flowers in December or you probably won’t be able to follow the sequel and you will miss out on loads of information. Some of the characters from Flower in December are also in Coming Home. Just like the first book this one is also a short read, but you will not want for anything story wise. This book has multiple points of views which to me makes the storyline even better. If you are looking for a new author, I really do recommend you pick up Jane’s books you will not be disappointed. Thank you, Jane, for yet another heart wrenching story I LOVED Flowers in December and Coming Home equally.

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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers In December by Jane Suen – Review By Felicia Bates

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Coming Home
Jane Suen
5 out of 5 stars

  1. I feel like all of my reviews on Jane Suen’s writing are always the same. Jane Suen is a captivating storyteller with a voice that is soft and almost poetic to me. There has never been a piece of writing that I’ve read by this author and didn’t love, despite them all being so different.
    Until reading Coming Home, I thought Flowers in December was my favorite. This book exceeded all of my expectations! I loved being reunited
    with characters from the first book and seeing where life has taken Connor and Tom!
    As always, I’ll be keeping an eye out for more form Jane Suen.
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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Heather Bahm

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Coming Home, by Jane Suen, is the second book in the Flowers in December series. This book continues Connor’s story as he moves beyond the death of his mother. The author has done a remarkable job of including so much emotional attributes within this short story, similar to the rawness that was experienced in the first book, yet at the same time it felt more defined. The holiday dynamic adding more depth to this novella along with the hope of what many hope to accomplish over the holidays – forgiveness, renewal and the hope of something more. Jane Suen is a talented author and her talent continues to grow with each additional book that is written.

Reviewed by @hbahm

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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Sara Oxton

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Coming Home by Jane Suen a four-star read that will welcome you home. This is the sequel to Flowers in December and will astound you, it’s a great story that even though has elements of Christmas it doesn’t need to be read at that time of year. This story starts four-months after the first and I would advise you to read the first part as you would be lost if you didn’t. This is such a powerful story and deals with matters that not all find easy to read. The way the author manages to deal with it so gracefully in such a short amount of pages will surprise you.

Reviewed by @saraoxo

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Coming Home: Book 2 in the Flowers in December Series by Jane Suen – Review by Krystal Gregory

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Coming Home: Book 2 in the Flowers in December Series by Jane Suen
4 out of 5 stars
This sweet “coming home” story is one for the aching heart. Connor is back home for the holidays. He is honoring his mother and the memories he had with her. Coming home is his way of coming to terms with her passing and his grieving process. Along the way, he re-acquaints himself with forgotten friends and even a possible new love interest. And of course, a new tabby cat…named Tom.
This book made me cry. Not many books will make me full on ugly cry, but this one truly pulled at my heart strings. This story will break your heart into pieces, just to put it back together again. I highly recommend this to anyone and everyone. You will love this.

Reviewed by @kgregory

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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Sarah Oakes

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A great read about moving on. Connor Norton returns to his home town after grieving for the death of his mother. Whilst there, he bumps into Mary Ann, hoping to resume their friendship from the previous novel. But too much time has passed and she is moving on with her life. Can he move on with his life too?
A great read. Well developed plot. Well developed characters like Connor dealing with his grief but still kind underneath or Mary Ann doing what she loves but standing up for herself. Great cast of supporting characters like the supportive Norma or the old friend Alana. I loved the sweet bubbly nature of Ron and his enthusiasm for nature was a lovely touch. Connor’s grief was beautifully written, as he remembers Christmases with her in sweet reminiscences that hit him from nowhere, emotive and sad and sweet.
I loved the visual detail throughout the novel like with the Christmas feel of the town with its string lights and trees full of life and people. Or the sense of the small town with its little shops and streets where everyone knows each other and where things are the same even after years away which was perfectly written. Or the little coffee shop with its colourful decorations of red and green and ivy and holly bright and jolly in vivid colours, beautifully written.
I also liked the use of dates in the chapter titles, which was a great addition to fuel the Christmas feel of the novel and time passing and also helping with the backstory of Alana for the flashbacks to work well with the narrative of the present. Overall, a wonderful read and I would give it five stars.

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