Carole Bellacera has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. Carole Bellacera’s most popular book is Lily of the Springs. Lily of the Springs by Carole Bellacera – book cover, description, publication history. The 50’s Drive-in Movies, Doo-wop Music and Love in the Back Seat of a ’51 Plymouth.

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It’s his way or the highway. Now go forth and read. Want to Read saving…. But that doesn’t matter to Lily as she realizes bby she is in love with him and in fact always has been.

I was excited about this book from the onset. It was just the day before when they got in to a huge fight about her not being ready to have sex with Chad and now he is with Pat-f cking-Peaches. Big dreams for a young lady when most think about marriage yhe babies and setting up house.

What was your childhood like? When twenty-five-year-old Mary Stuart learns she inherited a farm from her recently murdered grandparents — grandparents her father claimed had died before she was born — she becomes obsessed with finding out who they were and why someone wanted them dead.

Every now and then when I read a story I like to put myself in the shoes of the lead lady character. From Lily’s home on Opal Springs Ridge to a four-year stint at an sprimgs base in New Boston, Texas, and finally, to life on their own in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Lily struggles to maintain a rocky marriage with a moody, immature husband while kily two daughters.

Lily of the Springs – Carole Bellacera – Google Books

It makes you appreciate the way things are nowadays and at the same time to wish you were there to experience this way of life.

Email required Address never made public. Even though this book is totally different from what I usually read, I’m very happy I did, it delivers a wonderful message, one that says that no matter the time, place or what type or person, sometimes we find ourselves in difficult situations, we hurt and get hurt but we can’t stop believing, because one day we’ll be ready for a change one that will come not when other people tell us but when we are ready to fight and try to conquer our own te.


All it will take is desire and patience. I have always believed in karma and this novel just goes to show that it. It broke my heart, it made me sprngs but in the end the book gave me justice. Lily is loving and forgiving, but she nevertheless stands her ground; although her college education was cut short, her intelligence, determination, and sheer gutsiness sees her through disappointment and humiliation.

Also view spoiler [The only go I am still seething in anger,wanted to kill Jake for his actions and then wanted to smack Lily for taking in every physical,verbal and emotional abuse he hurled at her. She lasted way longer than I would have, but it was different during those times so I understood why she did. With big plans for her future Lily never expected to have her heartbroken at the end of senior year.

Books by Carole Bellacera (Author of Lily of the Springs)

But then I would find that he was the same old Jake. I reckon they see me as a popular, happy-go-lucky girl who loves life. Preview — Lily of the Springs by Carole Bellacera. I felt as if I lived through that time period. The hardest reviews to write are for the books that hit me the deepest, the ones I love the most. We went to church every Sunday and every Wednesday evening.

Lily Foster is about to learn that playing with a bad boy has it’s ups and downs. Overall -I really enjoyed how the author incorporated current events of history through out the story. Oct 13, Jaime rated it it was amazing.

Lily of the Springs

All it will take is desire and patience. Carole Bellacera has been added to ccarole favorite authors list. Sure it had those tender moments we all love Today’s review is on Lily of the Springs In the almost two years that I have been reviewing books, I have only come across a few that have touched me in such a strong was as Lily of the Springs has. An average girl growing up in Kentucky.

There is so much that happens that I don’t want to give it away.

I just wish it had ended differently, I am a sucker for 2nd chances and people changing because they love someone.


Lily is the second eldest of 5 children, and is an all around good girl. We often make excuses for the men we love, placing the blame on ourselves instead of where it should lie. Jul 18, Valerie rated it really liked it. A well written read that flows bellaceraa. What can I say, I feel that every woman should read it. And I want a man who loves and respects me and wants to grow old with me. One night of passion turns into a secret romantic relationship that grows hot and sexy, until shocking news sets their fate in motion…news that Lily thought Jake would be happy with but clearly wasn’t.

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No matter how everyones life is, there are so many important meanings in the book. I really wanted to love this book because of all of the incredible reviews that I had been reading and for almost half of the book i thought that i would not finish it.

I almost let this gem go unfinished. Caeole 06, Annette M Guerriero Nishimoto rated it it was amazing.

Sure it had those tender moments we all love to read about, but it also has heartbreak bllacera no other, deceit like not other, bbellacera strength like no other.

When the book starts with Lily’s husband coming home with a hooker to teach her how to please him, I could t Lily Of The Springs has it all: It’s been years since she’s spoken with him…after all, she was not allowed to speak with him.

I grabbed this book awhile back after getting a free download code for it, if you can believe it, off a radio show.

I loved the book and would love to give a copy of the book to my mother, but she only speaks spanish. Although Lily lived decades ahead of me, her struggles and triumphs resonated with me. So he sought out someone else, devastating Lily.

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