Catching Fireflies by Sherryl Woods
(The Sweet Magnolias)

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Catching Fireflies was an endearing read with a great message.
-Romancing the Book

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When bullying threatens to destroy a teen's life, painful memories resurface for dedicated high school teacher Laura Reed and pediatrician J. C. Fullerton. With the support of the Sweet Magnolias, they bring the town together to ensure that a promising student's future isn't ruined. And to establish once and for all that bullying has no place in Serenity, South Carolina.

Both J.C.'s and Laura's passion for the cause is deeply personal, and their growing feelings for each other are just as strong. But with so many secret hurts to overcome, can these two vulnerable lovers find the strength to believe in happily ever after?

 

About Sherryl Woods

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With her roots firmly planted in the South, Sherryl Woods has written many of her more than 100 books in that distinctive setting, whether in her home state of Virginia, her adopted state, Florida, or her much-adored South Carolina. Sherryl is best known for her ability to creating endearing small town communities and families. She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 75 romances for Silhouette Desire and Special Edition.
 
Published August 1, 2012 by MIRA. 379 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Critic reviews for Catching Fireflies
All: 4 | Positive: 2 | Negative: 2

Publishers Weekly

Below average
Jun 11 2012

Woods’s well-intentioned attempt to jump on the antibullying bandwagon leaves romance in the dust.

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Fresh Fiction

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Reviewed by Clare O'Beara on Dec 02 2012

I found the inclusions of several pages of girl talk and drinking as an interruption to the flow of the detailed and slow-burning story.

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Romancing the Book

Good
Reviewed by Aubrey on Jul 27 2012

Catching Fireflies was an endearing read with a great message.

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Smitten With Reading

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Reviewed by Christi Snow

...what this book does is shows the very real consequences of bullying...both with teens, children, and adults. It's a REALLY wonderful book and has such an amazing message.

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