Laura Miller brings her unique sense of whimsy and wisdom to life in the novel Butterfly Weeds
. Following the lead character of Julia Lang, the book tells the story of a young woman who hopes to escape her current life only to find that her past follows her everywhere she goes. The touching story and believable characters turn Butterfly Weeds
into a novel for anyone with a romantic side.
Julia Lang is a woman who finds herself devastated after a series of unfortunate events, including the end of her engagement to a wonderful man. When Julia takes a break from her life, she discovers love in the arms of someone else, but things are not as simple as they seem, especially when she hears a haunting melody that takes her back to another time in her life. Butterfly Weeds
will tug at your heartstrings and make you long for a change in your own life.
Miller is a phenomenal storyteller who creates characters that are incredibly realistic. When Julia feels the tears dripping down her face, you might find yourself shedding a few tears too. As she embarks on a relationship with one man and later finds herself drawn to another, the story feels believable, and readers will understand why Julia makes the choices that she makes. All of the relationships in the book come across as believable, from Julia's friendships to her romantic relationships. Butterfly Weeds
is an emotionally packed journey that follows one woman as she traces her path down memory lane, and the story might make you recall a few forgotten memories yourself.
"One of the most beautiful love stories I have ever read." -Jelena's Book Blog
"Butterfly Weeds is definitely one of my favorite books of 2012; I couldn't put this one down. I was so spellbound by the story of Julia and Will. I will forever love and be captivated by Will Stephens; I only wish I knew someone like him in real life." -Kathy Reads Fiction
"Beautifully written and sure to leave a lasting footprint on your heart."
-Angela McLaurin, The Indie Bookshelf
"A compelling, romantic story about first love, first kiss, first heartbreak, second chance and everything in between." -Lalai, Goodreads
"If you love romance and a good, old-fashioned love story, you must read this book." -Barbie, Goodreads
"Wow! It was Sweet Home Alabama and The Notebook all rolled into one emotional love story. I cried. ...This is one of my new favorite books!" -Jill, Goodreads
"This story touched my heart in all the right places." -Back Porch Romance Book Reviews