Things You Save in a Fire




      Things You Save in a Fire
Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse, she s seen her fair share of them, and she s excellent at dealing with other people s tragedies But when her estranged and ailing mother asks her to uproot her life and move to Boston, it s an emergency of a kind Cassie never anticipated.The tough, old school Boston firehouse is as different from Cassie s old job as it could possibly be Hazing, a lack of funding, and poor facilities mean that the firemen aren t exactly thrilled to have a lady on the crew, even one as competent and smart as Cassie Except for the handsome rookie, who doesn t seem to mind having Cassie around But she can t think about that Because she doesn t fall in love And because of the advice her old captain gave her don t date firefighters Cassie can feel her resolve slippingbut will she jeopardize her place in a career where she s worked so hard to be taken seriously Katherine Center s Things You Save in a Fire is a heartfelt, affecting novel about life, love, and the true meaning of courage. New Read [ Things You Save in a Fire ] By [ Katherine Center ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

Katherine Center is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away, the upcoming Things You Save in a Fire August 2019 , and five other bittersweet comic novels Six Foot Pictures is currently adapting her fourth novel, The Lost Husband, into a feature film starring Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb, and Nora Dunn Katherine has been compared to both Nora Ephron and Jane Austen, and the Dallas Morning News calls her stories, satisfying in the most soul nourishing way Katherine recently gave a TEDx talk on how stories teach us empathy, and her work has appeared in USA Today, InStyle, Redbook, People, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, Real Simple, Southern Living, and InTouch, among others Katherine lives in her hometown of Houston, Texas, with her fun husband, two sweet kids, and fluffy but fierce dog.

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Things You Save in a Fire
  • Katherine Center
  • English
  • 25 June 2019
  • 1250047323

10 thoughts on “ Things You Save in a Fire

  1. Katherine Center says:

    Just gonna jump right in and give my own book five beautiful stars That s reasonable, right

  2. Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Five well deserved, positive, hopeful, when you read it, this book gives you hope, joy, not only warm , definitely heat your heart, gives you tunes makes you dance and sing at the end you feel like you re watching Gosling and Stone s favorite LaLaLand dance scene on your mind over and over again stars What an inspirational, fantastic book with those beautiful characters, I wish they were real so I could give them a very big GROUP HUG and tell them I love you 3thousand I start to read this Five well deserved, positive, hopeful, when you read it, this book gives you hope, joy, not only warm , definitely heat your heart, gives you tunes makes you dance and sing at the end you feel like you re watching Gosling and Stone s favorite LaLaLand dance scene on your mind over and over again stars What an inspirational, fantastic bo...

  3. Deanna says:

    My reviews can also be seen at Saving lives was easy Saving herself was another story What a fantastic read Cassie Hanwell is a firefighter with the Austin Fire Department She is a very busy and independent woman Her co workers think she s lonely, but she tells them she s happy with the way things are.Cassie is about to receive the Austin Fire Department s Valor Award She is the FIRST female to ever win this prestigious award Cassie is My reviews can also be seen ...

  4. Susanne Strong says:

    5 Sappy Stars An Unputdownable, Funny, Fabulous and Sweet novel, that will end up on my Best of List for 2018 How do I love Thee Let me tell you the ways Things You Save in a Fire turned me into a complete mush Yes, it s true and I admit it I know, I know, it s unbelievable right Roll your eyes at me, go ahead it seems utterly preposterous given what you all know of me, but it happened I ve been transformed into a schmoopy girl for real And you have Katherine Center to thank 5 Sappy Stars An Unputdownable, Funny, Fabulous and Sweet novel, that will end up on my Best of List for 2018 How do I lov...

  5. Meredith says:

    3.75 starsSuper sweet love story that made this cynic both cringe and smile Things You Save in a Fire is about a woman who must learn to forgive in order to loveCassie, a 26 year old firefighter in Austin Texas, has faced a lot of adversity in her life On her 16th birthday, her mother left her father and Cassie for another man, which led to further tragedy Further, being a woman in a male dominated profession, she has had to fight her way to acceptance So when her estranged mother 3.75 starsSuper sweet love story that made this cynic both cringe and smile Things You Save in a Fire is about a woman who must learn to forgive in order to loveCassie, a 26 year old firefighter in Austin Texas, has faced a lot of adversity in her life On her 16th birthday, her mother left her father and Cassie for another man, which led to further tragedy Further, being a woman in a male dominated profession, she has had to fight her way to acceptance So when her estranged mother asks Cassie to come care for her outside of Boston while she adjusts to going blind, it should be an easy transition for Cassie But when she arrives in Lillian at her new firehouse, she faces challenges she never thought she would experience including learning to forgive and accept love Things You ...

  6. Debra says:

    4.5 StarsCassie Hanwell is one strong cookie She must be she is the only female firefighter at her station To prove herself, she must be better, faster, and harder working than her male counterparts She works in a male dominated fieldhow male dominated I did some research and found that There are 1.16 million firefighters in the United States, but only 7 percent are women according to the National Fire Protection Association That s a big gap and Cassie feels it in this book Cassie 4.5 StarsCassie Hanwell is one strong cookie She must be she is the only female firefighter at her station To prove herself, she must be better, faster, and harder working than her male counterparts She works in a male dominated fieldhow male dominated I did some research and found that There are...

  7. Kaceey says:

    It s all about forgiveness Even when you tell yourself you can t life might just surprise you Occasionally, a book can reach deeply, touching you profoundly The best part is you never see it coming This book had me smiling, crying then smiling once again through my tears Cassie is a tough as nails firefighter She s got to be She s working in a typically male dominated field, and they never let her forget it.But hands down, Cassie is the best at what she does So driven in fact, her private It s all about forgiveness Even when you tell yourself you can t life might just surprise you Occasionally, a book can reach deeply, touching you profoundly The best part is you never see it coming This book had me smiling, crying then smiling once again through my tears Cassie is a tough as nails firefighter She s got to be She s working in a typically male dominated field, and they never let her forget it.But ...

  8. Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    NOW AVAILABLE This is my first book by Ms Center and it was like a breath of fresh air for me I had been reading an extremely heartbreaking and soul searching type of book when I knew I needed something to lift me up This book was just the ticket Cassie Hanwell had been settling in and working fine with the Austin fire department She loved her job, she was finally getting the respect she deserved and the firefighters were a great group of guys Anyone who d seen our rainbow flag NOW AVAILABLE This is my first book by Ms Center and it was like a breath of fresh air for me I had been reading an extremely heartbreaking and soul searching type of book when I knew I needed something to lift me up This book was just the ticket Cassie Hanwell had been settling in and working fine with the Austin fire department She loved her job, she was finally getting the respect she deserved and the firefighters were a great group of guys Anyone who d seen our rainbow flag flying, or shopped at one of our vegan ...

  9. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    5 bold and fiery stars Now includes full review for pub day tomorrow 8 13 Cassie Hanwell is one of the few female firefighters in her firehouse, and she handles emergencies like a champ One day Cassie s life is thrown off kilter when her mother asks her to leave Texas behind and move to Boston Why Because her mother she rarely sees or talks to needs care Being a good daughter, Cassie transfers to a Boston firehouse The change is hard She s now the only female, and the firehouse is 5 bold and fiery stars Now includes full review for pub day tomorrow 8 13 Cassie Hanwell is one of the few female firefighters in her firehouse, and she handles emergencies like a champ One day Cassie s life is thrown off kilter when her mother asks her to leave Texas behind and m...

  10. Larry H says:

    4.5 stars, rounded up.Add Katherine Center to the list of authors I ve discovered this year whose work has utterly wowed me Between her newest book and How to Walk Away , which I read earlier this year see my review , I ve become a big fan while becoming emotionally unglued Because that s how I roll, y all Cassie has always been tough as nails As one of very few female firefighters at her Austin firehouse, she knows that she has to do everything better, be stronger, faster, and tougher, and 4.5 stars, rounded up.Add Katherine Center to the list of authors I ve discovered this year whose work has utterly wowed me Between her newest book and How to Walk Away , which I read earlier this year see my review , I ve become a big fan while becoming emotionally unglued Because that s how I roll, y all Cassie has always been tough as nails As one of very few female firefighters at her Austin firehouse, she knows that she has to do everything better, be stronger, faster, and tougher, and never show one ounce of emotion It s something she s been comfortable with since her mother abandoned her and her father on Cassie s 16th birthday Cassie has never really let anyone get too close to her, because vulnerability means weakness in her book.But on a night that should be one of her proudest achievements, Cassie s carefully constructed fa ade cracks, and the results ar...

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