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.More
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Disappointment with the mirroring of Glory's mother's life. Too stereotypical of single parents.
The reformation of an alcoholic is respectable. There is a level of superiority and all knowing aura that is disturbing, though.
One For The Money
I enjoyed listening to each side of the characters and how they over came the demons that was haunting them.
When Shay realized that her mother really had changed and that she always loved her even when she was under the influence.
When Shay let go and truly started to enjoy having a little sister.
I wouldn't the name is rather fitting in my opinion.
If you have a chance you should listen to this book it's a roller coaster of emotions, but enjoyable none the less. The author did a great job of letting her characters come alive and grow right before your eyes.