One Summer is a compelling drama that focuses on the love between Jack and his wife Lizzie, as well as his connection with his children. It is their love and resiliency that holds them together amidst tribulations, trials, afflictions, and death.
Jack Armstrong earned two Purple Hearts from his several tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. After his deployment, he was diagnosed with a rare disease and was given six months to live. In enduring all of this, he has one simple goal -- just to hang on until Christmas.
Then, tragedy strikes and the family is torn apart. When a miracle brings Jack back from certain death, he is determined to bring his disintegrating family back together. Over the course of one summer, can they heal and live to love again? This heartwarming read is a great vacation pick!
Recommended by Carina Domingo