Addie Bates has an opportunity to return to San Diego where her life changed abruptly 15 years ago. As part of the 1935 Worlds Fair, she has the chance to reconnect with family and find forgiveness for something she has never even really forgiven herself for.
The story is told through Addie and her 15 year old niece, Rumor, who didn’t know of each others existence until Addie’s return. The story follows Addie as she tries to reconnect with her estranged sister and overcome obstacles both new and old to rebuild their relationship.
I really enjoyed getting to know the characters as their stories were slowly revealed throughout the course of the book. The switches from present to past were very smooth and I never found myself wondering which time period we were in.
I definitely stayed up until 1am to finish this book) it gets a 4 out of 5 from me