Orange Mint and Honey

  • by Carleen Brice
  • Narrated by Cherise Booth
  • 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After grad school, Shay Dixon feels like she's had enough for awhile. Inspired by her spiritual adviser - a soul-soothing blues player named Nina Simon - Shay calls her estranged mother Nona for the first time in years, and shocks herself by asking if it would be okay to come home for a while. Things were difficult before, as Nona spent all her time hitting the bottle and carousing with good-for-nothings while her daughter was growing up. But now Nona is different, sober, well-adjusted - and with a new baby named Sunny! Shay feels herself changing as well - but sometimes life takes unexpected turns.Read by narrator Cherise Boothe, Orange Mint and Honey is a touching novel of forgiveness and redemption, of taking the good with the bad, and always hoping for a sweet ending.

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Stereotypical ending.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment with the mirroring of Glory's mother's life. Too stereotypical of single parents.


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The reformation of an alcoholic is respectable. There is a level of superiority and all knowing aura that is disturbing, though.

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- Sharon

Cherise Boothe

I loved the narrator's performance as much as I enjoyed the content she was reading.
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- Jade Ashton

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-23-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books