The Sowing Season by Katie Powner
Published: October 13, 2020
Length: 368 pages
About the book:
After he’s forced to sell the family farm he’s labored on his whole life, 63-year-old Gerrit Laninga doesn’t know what to do with himself. He sacrificed everything for the land–his time, his health, his family–with nothing to show for it but bitterness, regret, and two grown children who want nothing to do with him.
Fifteen-year-old Rae Walters has growing doubts and fears about The Plan–the detailed blueprint for high school that will help her follow in her lawyer father’s footsteps. She’s always been committed to The Plan, but now that the pressure to succeed is building, what was supposed to unite her family in purpose, may end up tearing it apart.
When their paths cross just as they each need a friend the most, Gerrit’s and Rae’s lives begin to change in unexpected ways. Can they discover together what really matters in life and learn it’s never too late for a second chance?
This book is so good! I couldn’t put this book down! I ended up getting so wrapped up in the story that I read the whole things in one day! I liked Gerrit and Rae. They felt so real to me! I didn’t want their stories to end. After reading a book like this, I can’t wait to read more from this author!