Finding Our Way Home #2020

Finding Our Way Home By Charlene Ann Baumbich Finding Our Way Home When the road home becomes daunting sometimes a very capable girl on a bicycle can help find the way Charming surprising familiar and just downright wonderful Allie Pleiter author of Yukon Wedding
  • Title: Finding Our Way Home
  • Author: Charlene Ann Baumbich
  • ISBN: 9780307444738
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
  • Finding Our Way Home By Charlene Ann Baumbich When the road home becomes daunting sometimes a very capable girl on a bicycle can help find the way Charming, surprising, familiar, and just downright wonderful Allie Pleiter, author of Yukon Wedding and Bluegrass Blessings When principal ballerina Sasha Davis suffers a career ending injury at age thirty eight, she leaves her Boston based dance company and retreats toWhen the road home becomes daunting sometimes a very capable girl on a bicycle can help find the way Charming, surprising, familiar, and just downright wonderful Allie Pleiter, author of Yukon Wedding and Bluegrass Blessings When principal ballerina Sasha Davis suffers a career ending injury at age thirty eight, she leaves her Boston based dance company and retreats to the home of her youth in Minnesota But Sasha s injuries limit her as much as her mother s recent death haunts her Concluding she can t recover alone, Sasha reluctantly hires a temporary live in aide Enter the bercapable Evelyn Burt As large boned as Sasha is delicate, Evelyn is her employer s opposite in every way Small town to Sasha s urban chic, outgoing to Sasha s iciness, and undaunted where Sasha is hopeless, nineteen year old Evelyn is newly engaged and sees the world as one big, shiny opportunity Evelyn soon discovers Sasha needs to heal than bones Slowly, as the wounds begin to mend and the tables tilt, the two women form an unlikely alliance and discover the astounding power of even the smallest act done in the name of love Finding Our Way Home is a story of second chances and lavish grace.
    Finding Our Way Home By Charlene Ann Baumbich
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    About "Charlene Ann Baumbich"

    1. Charlene Ann Baumbich

      Author, Speaker, Humorist Seventeen books under her belt including the Dearest Dorothy series and the Snowglobe Connections series , Charlene is still going strong, finding writing including grocery lists and brainstorming sessions and eCards to her grandgirlies enjoyable than ever Visit her website at charleneannbaumbich for information It s awesome when my fictional characters bless me Like Evelyn in FINDING OUR WAY HOME is fond of saying, Grace, Amen.

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    1. Lives can change in a moment, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse Sasha Davis was a prima ballerina until a tragic fall ended her career Her depression is deep, causing her to push away from the people she loves But she needs help, and Evelyn Burt is hired to be her personal assistant At 19, Evelyn has her whole life ahead of her, but is dealing with the pressures of her parents desire for her to attend college, and her desire to marry Jordyn As the two women spend time together [...]


    2. Sasha sits wrapped in her shawl like an old woman, but injury and depression have led her here, not age, and the outspoken young housekeeper Evelyn might be just who she needs to bring her home Author Charlene Anne Baumbich explores the sudden end of a brilliant ballerina s career with a sensitive ear for the deadening silence of depression, lightening the tale with Evelyn s eager hopes for a home of her own Soon both characters will learn that home isn t a house or memory or gift, but a state o [...]


    3. Broken in body and spirit, principal ballerina Sasha Davis leaves the world of dance and all who remind her of it to return as an invalid to her hometown in Minnesota There, as she searches for healing for both her back and her heart, Sasha finds that she cannot live alone and is forced to hire Evelyn Burt, a sassy and upbeat young woman who is determined to help Sasha on her way to recovery even if Sasha resists her every move Evelyn, a big girl and a tomboy at heart, is everything that Sasha i [...]


    4. When the summary said it was a story of second chances and lavish grace I was expecting it to be a story of God s grace His saving grace But it s not, it s a story of the grace people extend to one another and the grace we receive to live another day and find our purpose in life Not that any of that is bad, I was just expecting a bit Christian book.The only thing I really didn t like was how much Sasha valued her ballerina snow globe which she called Our Lady of Dance Her mother had given it to [...]


    5. Title Finding Our Way HomeAuthor Charlene BaumbichPages 336Year 2012Publisher WaterBrook PressNote I received a complimentary copy for review from Blogging for Books Others written by this blogger can be read at seekingwithallyurheartspo or follow me on Twitter lcjohnson1988 Two women from very different backgrounds, experiences, social status, and a generation apart find themselves together in a small town One is a former ballet dancer who grew up in that same small town long before the young l [...]




    6. When the road home becomes daunting sometimes a very capable girl on a bicycle can help find the way Finding Our Way Home is a story about an unlikely pairing up of two women with equally strong, but dramatically different personalities Sasha Davis, a 37 yr old professional ballerina, has a career ending accident that sends her spiraling into an ocean of bitterness, anger, and physical pain Abruptly abandoning her dancing life, her hugely supportive and loving husband, and her circle of friends [...]


    7. Summary Sasha Davies was a nationally known ballet dancer, until a performance fall left her with career ending injuries Devastated by this turn of events she returns to the small town in Minnesota where she grew up to lick her wounds There she finds an assistant in Evelyn Burt a lively 19 year old who loves life, and isn t afraid to work But Sasha s distance and gruff nature are major road blocks for Evelyn Can she help the former dancer, break through And as Evelyn battles her own issues, will [...]


    8. Sasha Davis was once the principal dancer for a famous Boston ballet company, but an injury has left her disabled and living in her old home in Wanonishaw, Minnesota, while she recovers Evelyn Burt is the live in carer She is nineteen, and is working to gain some life experience before she marries her fianc , has two babies and goes to college in that order before she is twenty five Evelyn was not a character I immediately feet I could relate to, but I really warmed to her as the story progresse [...]


    9. When professional ballerina Sasha Davis suffers a career ending injury at age thirty eight, she leaves her Boston based company and home and retreats to the home of her youth in Minnesota But Sasha s injuries limit her as much as her mother s death haunts her Concluding she cannot recover on her own, she reluctantly hires a temporary live in aide Enter the super capable Evelyn Burt As large boned as Sasha is delicate, Evelyn is her employer s opposite in every way To top it all off, nineteen yea [...]


    10. Finding Our Way HomebyCharlene Ann BaumbichEvelyn Burt is young and in love She has put off going away to college to stay in her hometown to be near the one she loves Sasha Davis is not as young and in love She has returned to her hometown to hide from the one she loves The two women are in the same town, right where they need to be, to learn about loving.Sasha is a ballerina whose career has been cut short by a devastating accident The accident not only injured her physically but brought about [...]


    11. was a pleasant surprise for me It s a beautiful story about an unlikely friendship that forms between two people Sasha is a retired ballerina, thanks to an unfortunate dancing accident She moves back to her deceased mother s house in order to recover and attempt to pull herself out of depression She hires Evelyn as a live in helper Evelyn is a 19 year old girl who is completely lost in the sappy land of love She s incredibly book smart, but maybe a little naive in the worldly smarts department.E [...]


    12. This is the first novel I ve read by Ms Baumbich and I was very please with the book Once I started reading, I had a hard time putting the book down I was pulled into the story and wanted to keep reading to find out what was going to happen next The characters were strong and real, so I felt an instant connection with them I enjoyed the writing style of Ms Baumbich and it was easy to place myself in the story, to picture in my mind what she was describing as it was taking place Ballerina Sasha D [...]


    13. Finding Our Way Home by Charlene Ann Baumbich is about love, grace, and overcoming obstacles Sasha Davis once graced the stage of major theaters, dazzling people with amazing ballet movements, rising in the world, and becoming famous with husband, Donald Major until secrets and a fall separated them Sasha clung to her privacy bitter, guilt ridden, and apt to frequently lash out at her new assistant, Evelyn Burt.Evelyn s voice crackles with youth and optimism Her biggest curse is her mouth as she [...]


    14. This was a very different book than any I have ever read Which is a good thing, because you don t want to read the same thing or it s like eating leftover chili all week It s good, real good, but you get tired of it.Well, the was NOT left over anything This was a whole new kettle of fish This book talks about Grace And mentions God a few times The caregiver, 2nd main character, prays a lot by just saying Grace Amen There is no talk of salvation, or Church and the closest it comes to talking abou [...]


    15. You work your life for one dream and in on moment it s gone forever This is what happened to Sasha Davis when she was dropped during a premier performance At age 38 the only career she has ever had is over and not only that, she can t even walk much less dance She believes the Lady of the Dance from her snowglobe tried to warn her and this is her consequence for ignoring the warnings Sasha has to give up everything she thought she wanted to find what it is that she needs Evelyn doesn t know why [...]


    16. For my full review, visit my blog decemberjoy.wordpress 2012Finding Our Way Home takes place in a small town in Wanonishaw, Minnesota where Sasha Davis, a well known and exalted ballerina, has decided to pick up the pieces of her broken life Her career came to a crashing end when she suffered an injury during one of her performances To make matters worse, the injury happened when she was dancing with her partner and husband, Donald Major Although she is aware of Donald s innocence in the acciden [...]


    17. I enjoyed this story of two women finding their way back to what they had lost Young or old we all have things we have done or haven t done that we regret I think as we age the things we haven t done pick at us than the things we have done What would happen if you couldn t do something you loved Something that was your way of living, literally and monetarily Well you never really know what tomorrow holds and this is a sweet tale of getting back to normal, from a tragedy that changed everything, [...]


    18. This was such a sweet story I loved the characters of Sasha and Evelyn who were complete opposites, but needed each other so much I used to dance ballet and loved the references to dance and felt that the author although she confesses she knew nothing about ballet before starting this book did an awesome job of portraying the world of dance Sasha is bitter, angry and depressed Her dance career is over and she has left everyone she loved behind and moved home She even shuts out her husband of ove [...]


    19. Finding Our Way HomeByCharlene Ann BaumbichMy Speedy SummaryOne broken womanher spirit and body shattered by an injurygoes home to heal.Enter a 19 year oldwise and honesthired as a live in helper assistant and the friendship that develops.My ThoughtsThis was the lovely story of the growth of a friendship A broken ballerina goes home to heal Home is a small town Home is the house of her recently dead mother Home is full of beautiful memories Home is Sasha s place to mend mind and body Sasha has a [...]


    20. I love this author Am looking forward to reading something else written by her She has one of the two main characters so full of life and great commentary that she makes you want to laugh out loud and take on her positive attitude A great book to read when you need a lift I happened to win this book in a fiction grab bag and don t even remember who I won it from The description for the book was here on Good Reads and is as follows When the road home becomes daunting sometimes a very capable girl [...]


    21. Charlene Ann Baumbich has written a wonderful novel, Finding Our Way Home The story concerns a prima ballerina who has taken a fall and is no longer able to dance and her live in companion, a feisty young woman just out of high school Sasha Davis is no longer able to pursue her career as a dancer and comes back to her hometown and lives in her deceased mother s home Since she is not able to be alone to care for herself, she hires a most capable young woman, Evelyn, who is a delight to have aroun [...]


    22. This was the first book I ve read by Charlene Baumbich and I think it s the third in her Snowglobe Connections series, though it wasn t hard to follow at all without having read the first two The story is about two very different women, Sasha and Evelyn Sasha is a 37 year old injured ballet dancer who moves back to her childhood home in a small town in Minnesota to recuperate and Evelyn is the 19 year old she hires to cook, drive her to appointments, etc Sasha was injured during a performance an [...]


    23. Charlene Ann Baumbich is an inspirational author with over 20 years experience in writing and speaking She uses humor to make points and inspiration to touch her reader Here is my view of her Finding Our Way Home novel.The first couple of pages grabbed my attention and empathy for this woman who was obviously injured The injuries were not only physical, but spiritual Sasha Davis was a premier ballerina who had been injured while she was dancing The injury was permanent to her career Moving back [...]


    24. Sasha and Evelyn are two very unlikely friends After Sasha s accident she loses everything Her career as a ballerina was finished and instead of seeing others pity she shuts out everyone important in her life She escapes to a small town and lives in the house where her mother had lived Evelyn is young, vibrant, boisterous, and madly in love for the first time After high school Evelyn decides to get a job instead of going to college She is engaged to the cutest guy in town and of course her paren [...]


    25. Have you ever had something happen that just totally blew your whole life into a tale spin While ballerina Sasha Davis has just that, she leaves and goes back to the home from her childhood And even though she would rather be left alone, due to the injures she is not able to do so.I fell in love with Sasha s new employee Evelyn Burt is so out there And even though they are near the same age, they are so different Author Charlene Ann Baumbich is an amazing writer I soon found myself thinking of t [...]


    26. I have always been a big boned girl More so now then ever And I hear myself talk You know how your voice resonates through your head I think my voice is hard and manish I do not like it My boobs never had a perk to them Even as a teen Honestly What I am trying to say is that I can not remember a time in my life I have not felt like a big galloot That horse in a powder room Just that I do not belong where I want to be I love pink Soft dresses that sway in the wind The sound of laughter that is ri [...]


    27. After reading a heavy duty romance I was due for a light hearted sappy read and this fit the bill It s a story about hope and redemption and looking beyond the surface, it s a great feel good read.The story follows Sasha, a 37 year old world famous ballerina who has just suffered a life altering fall and will never be the same again Sasha decides to retreat from the world, her fans, her friends, and her husband by going back to her hometown to re cooperate and learn to walk again The thought of [...]


    28. Finding Our Way by Charlene Ann Baumbichthis is my first book by Charlene and I was not dissapointed, it is a wonderful story of a young woman who studies all her life and becomes a gifted ballerina star She meets with tragedy and leaves the dancing field A young woman who is the exact opposite of Sasha comes to interview to help be an assistant they are drawn to one another and she gets the job.Now we find Sasha and Evelyn living together in a small town in Minnesota This is where Sasha grew up [...]


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