By Sarah Addison Allen
Twenty-seven-year-old Josey Cirrini is bound of 3 issues: iciness in her North Carolina place of birth is her favourite season, she’s a sorry excuse for a Southern belle, and candies are top eaten within the privateness of her hidden closet. For whereas Josey has settled into a humdrum lifestyles in her mother’s residence, her one comfort is the stockpile of sugary treats and paperback romances she escapes to every night…. until eventually she reveals it harboring none except neighborhood waitress Della Lee Baker, a tough-talking, tenderhearted girl who's one half nemesis—and elements fairy godmother…
Fleeing a lifetime of undesirable success and massive errors, Della Lee has made up our minds Josey’s clandestine closet is the most secure position to crash. In go back she’s going to alter Josey’s life—because, basically, it's not the closet of a contented lady. With Della Lee’s difficult love, Josey is quickly forgoing pecan rolls and caramels, tapping into her startlingly prepared female instincts, and discovering her slim life speedy expanding.
Before lengthy, Josey bonds with Chloe Finley, a tender girl who makes the simplest sandwiches on the town, is hounded through books that inexplicably look at any time when she wishes them, and—most remarkable of all—has an in depth connection to Josey’s longtime overwhelm.
As bit by bit Josey dares to step open air herself, she discovers an international the place the colour purple has miraculous strength, ardour could make eggs fry of their cartons, and romance can blossom at any time—even for her. it sounds as if Della Lee’s paintings is completed, and it’s time for her to maneuver on. however the fact approximately the place she’s going, why she confirmed up within the first place—and what Chloe has to do with it all—is approximately so as to add yet another unforeseen bankruptcy to Josey’ s fast-changing life.
Brimming with heat, wit, and a sprinkling of magic, here's a spellbinding story of friendship, love—and the enthralling chances of each new day.