^BOOK ⇔ Summer at Fairacre ⇸ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free

Read it over again second or third time A very nice book to read on summer vacation Miss read wrote all these books about the everyday happenings in a teacher s life, in a little English village school I m a bit of a romantic so it came as a surprise that one of my favorite things about this series is that the teacher is not married and loves her single life and holds onto her single state regardless of the constant efforts of her best friend, and many others in the village. Wonderful characters, beautiful illustrations all told by Miss Read who has an eye for the ways of country life.Where the seasons come and go, old familiar characters, it is such a delight to be lost in the world of Fairacre A lovely visit to Fairacre, as usual Although spring was rather late in coming there was snow on the first day of spring , the summer was hot and relatively dry Miss Read revels in the sunshine and heat I must confess that I do not share her opinion I also suspect our definitions of hot differ We are in the middle of a heatwave here in Oklahoma tomorrow s forecasted high is 100F 38C and on Monday the mercury is expected to reach 101F 30C is considered quite hot in England, but we woul A lovely visit to Fairacre, as usual Although spring was rather late in coming there was snow on the first day of spring , the summer was hot and relatively dry Miss Read revels in the sunshine and heat I must confess that I do not share her opinion I also suspect our definitions of hot differ We are in the middle of a heatwave here in Oklahoma tomorrow s forecasted high is 100F 38C and on Monday the mercury is expected to reach 101F 30C is considered quite hot in England, but we would find that refreshingly cool in July and August But not everything is roses in Fairacre Mrs Pringle is suffering a flare up of her bad leg, and she has given up her job as school cleaner Miss Read scrambles around to get temporary help at both the school and her house When Mrs Pringle further states that she is giving up the job permanently, Miss Read posts an advertisement in the Caxley Chronicle and at the Post Office Mrs Pringle keeps the school on tenterhooks will she come back, or won t she By the time summer ends, she has finally made her decision.4.5 stars If you like the Mitford series by Jan Karon, you ll enjoy this But for me, it was missing somethingand that something was Jesus Christ truly being in Miss Read s life There s so muchshe could have been, all for the better Instead she was pretty hum drum It was well written, and those who don t know the difference would enjoy it all the same. I want to live in Fairacre The next best thing is a visit, accomplished by opening one of the books in this beloved series Miss Read s books are the epitome of charm and comfort, with enough tasty wit to satisfy our cynical souls In this story she hands us summer, so vividly we can almost pick up the fragrance of her garden And through the season, little stories and tangles and cozy depictions that make her village life so irresistible I m going back to Fairacre, now, for a while maybe al I want to live in Fairacre The next best thing is a visit, accomplished by opening one of the books in this beloved series Miss Read s books are the epitome of charm and comfort, with enough tasty wit to satisfy our cynical souls In this story she hands us summer, so vividly we can almost pick up the fragrance of her garden And through the season, little stories and tangles and cozy depictions that make her village life so irresistible I m going back to Fairacre, now, for a while maybe along with another, different want to read but never too far away I dearly love this series and it is such a balm to take up another volume whenever I am in need of comfort Only 4 , alas Miss Read s books have long been favorites of mine, and I turn to them quite often when I m in need of something peaceful and comforting to read I m so incredibly grateful to have read this again at this particular time when there is so much uncertainty and turmoil in the world I read an article recently that stated that for many people rereading old favorites is the only reading they can manage at the moment because cognitive energy is finite and being used up trying to manage the stress of o Miss Read s books have long been favorites of mine, and I turn to them quite often when I m in need of something peaceful and comforting to read I m so incredibly grateful to have read this again at this particular time when there is so much uncertainty and turmoil in the world I read an article recently that stated that for many people rereading old favorites is the only reading they can manage at the moment because cognitive energy is finite and being used up trying to manage the stress of our current situation It s certainly proven to be the perfect time for me to reread the Fairacre series And when I ve finished it I ll be reaching for the books in the Thrush Green series There s nothing so comforting as a familiar and much loved book I think that Miss Read was resting on her laurels when she wrote this Joseph Coggins appeared in her first book Village School which she wrote in 1955, how he is still in primary school in 1984 when this one was published is beyond me The book is set after 1971 as they are using decimal currency they also talk about the nearby motorway She could have had a nice storyline about Joseph s son starting at the school or firmly set the story at around 1960 Sorry to go on but it really is irrita I think that Miss Read was resting on her laurels when she wrote this Joseph Coggins appeared in her first book Village School which she wrote in 1955, how he is still in primary school in 1984 when this one was published is beyond me The book is set after 1971 as they are using decimal currency they also talk about the nearby motorway She could have had a nice storyline about Joseph s son starting at the school or firmly set the story at around 1960 Sorry to go on but it really is irritating and spoils a nice relaxing read I absolutely adored this book And being 16 in a series, I didn t feel at a loss at all I m going to seekof these out ^BOOK ↿ Summer at Fairacre ⇵ After a long winter of red noses and wet mittens, summer is a welcome time for Miss Read and her downland village friends SUMMER AT FAIRACRE charmingly recounts this bright, bustling season and the problems and possibilities that unfold against the background of roses, skylarks, and bees Joseph Coggs finds a temporary home in the schoolhouse while his mother is in the hospital Miss Read s friend Amy mysteriously disappears Perhaps most difficult of all, Mrs Pringle, the grumpy school cleaner, is unable to work because the pain in her bad leg flares up Still, the sounds of children playing and the fragrance of summertime flowers fill the air, as Miss Read shepherds her students and friends through the warm season