Four Girls and a Compact

Four Girls and a Compact

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Four Girls and a Compact by Annie Hamilton Donnell

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1908

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Four Girls and a Compact

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the country!' Doesn't that sound splendid! Makes me think of cows and chickens and strawberries and--"

"Pumps painted blue!" laughed Laura Ann. "We're in for a blue pump, girls!"

* * * * *

The substitution at the handkerchief counter could not be arranged for at once, so the proposed voyage of discovery was a little delayed. Meanwhile the Grand Plan and a newly-born family of lesser plans occupied the interim of waiting. One thing they all agreed upon. It was tired little Billy who voiced it.

"We won't be good this summer, will we? I've been good so long that I want to rest!"

"It would seem comfortable not to have to be, wouldn't it?" Loraine laughed. As if Loraine could rest from being good! "Not to have to do anything for anybody--just be good to yourself! Now, I call that the luxury of selfishness! And really, girls, we deserve one little luxury--"

"We'll indulge ourselves," T.O. nodded gravely. "I'm sure I've been polite to people and patient with peop

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A sad, sweet little story of four poor young women, roommates in a big city, who vow to have a lazy and selfish summer vacation in the country. Predictable but pleasant reading, a little reminiscent of the works of Edna Ferber.
This book reminded me a bit of Anne of Green Gables, although the girls were older. A sweet story about the four girls. I would not call this romance.
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FEATURED AUTHOR - Kimberly Packard is an award-winning author of women’s fiction. When she isn’t writing, she can be found running, asking her dog what’s in his mouth or curled up with a book. She resides in Texas with her husband Colby, a clever cat named Oliver and a precocious black lab named Tully. Her debut novel, Phoenix, was awarded as Best General Fiction of 2013 by the Texas Association of Authors. She is also the author of a Christmas novella, The Crazy Yates, and the sequels to Phoenix, Pardon Falls… Read more