Allie and Bea

Allie and Bea

Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer. With only two-thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean with her cat?on a mission to reclaim what?s rightfully hers, even if it means making others pay for what she lost. When fifteen-year-old Allie? Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everythin...

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Title:Allie and Bea
Author:Catherine Ryan Hyde
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:B01LZ37NWE
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:352 pages pages

Allie and Bea Reviews

  • Lisa Vegan
    Nov 27, 2018

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

  • Deanna Sletten
    Apr 08, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

    Bea is an elderly woman living month-to-month on her Social Security check and barely able to make ends meet. When she is scammed out of the last of her money, she devises a plan: she?ll pack up her van and live as best she can on the road. But she?s decided that the world owes her...

  • Laura
    Nov 11, 2018

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

  • Caryn
    May 22, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

  • Marleen
    Sep 17, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

  • Harvee
    Mar 07, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

  • Jennifer
    Apr 10, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

  • Cindy Burnett
    Mar 11, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

  • Agnes (BeaderBubbe)
    Jun 10, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

  • Vannetta Chapman
    Jun 05, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

    Bea is an elderly woman living month-to-month on her Social Security check and barely able to make ends meet. When she is scammed out of the last of her money, she devises a plan: she?ll pack up her van and live as best she can on the road. But she?s decided that the world owes her...

    Bea has lost her husband, been scammed out of her remaining funds, and is now leaving everything she's owned to live in her van. Allie's world is filled upside down when she's forced to live in a group home and when things get even worse... she runs away. Allie and Bea was a heartwarmi...

    Catherine Ryan Hyde never disappoints. This book caused me to look at what I have differently. It also helped me to think differently about other people who are in more desperate situations. So yeah...it was great. I hope you'll give it a try! ...

  • Christine Nolfi
    Jun 04, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

  • Lori
    Jul 03, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

  • Carole
    Jul 04, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

  • Brenda
    Jun 23, 2018

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

    Bea is an elderly woman living month-to-month on her Social Security check and barely able to make ends meet. When she is scammed out of the last of her money, she devises a plan: she?ll pack up her van and live as best she can on the road. But she?s decided that the world owes her...

    Bea has lost her husband, been scammed out of her remaining funds, and is now leaving everything she's owned to live in her van. Allie's world is filled upside down when she's forced to live in a group home and when things get even worse... she runs away. Allie and Bea was a heartwarmi...

    Catherine Ryan Hyde never disappoints. This book caused me to look at what I have differently. It also helped me to think differently about other people who are in more desperate situations. So yeah...it was great. I hope you'll give it a try! ...

    4.5 stars ...

  • Judy Collins
    May 13, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

  • Donna
    Sep 20, 2018

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

  • Amy
    Jun 06, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

  • Sarah Joint
    May 23, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

  • Jessi
    May 14, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

    Bea is an elderly woman living month-to-month on her Social Security check and barely able to make ends meet. When she is scammed out of the last of her money, she devises a plan: she?ll pack up her van and live as best she can on the road. But she?s decided that the world owes her...

    Bea has lost her husband, been scammed out of her remaining funds, and is now leaving everything she's owned to live in her van. Allie's world is filled upside down when she's forced to live in a group home and when things get even worse... she runs away. Allie and Bea was a heartwarmi...

  • Books and Spoons
    May 30, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

  • Nancy
    Apr 06, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

  • Suze Lavender
    May 24, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

    Bea is an elderly woman living month-to-month on her Social Security check and barely able to make ends meet. When she is scammed out of the last of her money, she devises a plan: she?ll pack up her van and live as best she can on the road. But she?s decided that the world owes her...

    Bea has lost her husband, been scammed out of her remaining funds, and is now leaving everything she's owned to live in her van. Allie's world is filled upside down when she's forced to live in a group home and when things get even worse... she runs away. Allie and Bea was a heartwarmi...

    Catherine Ryan Hyde never disappoints. This book caused me to look at what I have differently. It also helped me to think differently about other people who are in more desperate situations. So yeah...it was great. I hope you'll give it a try! ...

    4.5 stars ...

    Bea's husband hasn't left her much money and the Social Security check she receives every month isn't enough to cover her costs. She's almost run out of money and loses everything she has left to pay her bills with because of a telephone scam. Bea now only has her van and as she can't ...

  • Sherri Thacker
    May 04, 2018

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

  • Rhonda Ruff
    Jul 08, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

  • Donna Hines
    Jun 23, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

    A most endearing read about two unlikely characters who become travel buddies for a short duration. For very different reasons, both Bea and Allie are forced to leave their familiar lives and find themselves ?on the road?. I will not go into the whys because that would be giving aw...

    Two vagabonds escape from unpleasant circumstances and have a grand adventure on the California and NW coast, traveling on an old bus turned camper. They are Allie, age 15, and Bea, age 70 plus. Delightful. ...

    When I was offered Allie and Bea to read for a review I didn't hesitate for a minute. Pay It Forward, the author's previous book, changed my life, and how I look at life, and to have the chance to be part of this virtual tour for Allie and Bea is an honor that I humbly accepted. And ...

    Bea is an elderly woman living month-to-month on her Social Security check and barely able to make ends meet. When she is scammed out of the last of her money, she devises a plan: she?ll pack up her van and live as best she can on the road. But she?s decided that the world owes her...

    Bea has lost her husband, been scammed out of her remaining funds, and is now leaving everything she's owned to live in her van. Allie's world is filled upside down when she's forced to live in a group home and when things get even worse... she runs away. Allie and Bea was a heartwarmi...

    Catherine Ryan Hyde never disappoints. This book caused me to look at what I have differently. It also helped me to think differently about other people who are in more desperate situations. So yeah...it was great. I hope you'll give it a try! ...

    4.5 stars ...

    Bea's husband hasn't left her much money and the Social Security check she receives every month isn't enough to cover her costs. She's almost run out of money and loses everything she has left to pay her bills with because of a telephone scam. Bea now only has her van and as she can't ...

    "Life is so much different from the bottom looking up." Catherine Ryan Hyde was able to capture perfectly how you can how very different situations ending up with one same result and outcome. Allie had almost everything and Bea had been left with nearly nothing. Yet their two worlds c...

  • Tudor Vlad
    May 05, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

  • Pouting Always
    Aug 01, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

  • angela clinton
    Aug 20, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

  • Anya
    Jul 14, 2018

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...

    This captivating tale will capture you from page one. Allie and Bea are the most unlikely people to become friends, let alone family. On a journey rife with danger, and sweetened by several heartwarming turns, they forge a bond than transcends age or class distinctions. Highly recommen...

    Absolutely loved this book! I feel like I've been on an adventure right there with Allie and Bea and now it's over and it makes me sad! ...

    Full review and giveaway on my blog: http://www.thebookwhisperer.org/2017/... ...

    I liked this. I read my first book by this author yesterday and I liked it. So I read this one today. I didn't like it as much as the other one, but what I liked the most was how this author develops her characters. They were all so unique and she puts them into complicated relationshi...

    "Where are we going?" "The ocean" "Oh, good, I didn't think you'd wanna do that. I thought you'd think it was a waist of gas." "I'm changing my mid about what's waistful and what's not - Bee said - seems all my life I've had to make choices between what I considered waisting money and ...

  • Shalini
    Oct 22, 2017

    Bea has been trying to keep her finances in order after her husband died but no matter how thin she spreads the money her saving seem to dwindle endlessly. Then when she falls for a phone scam and loses the last of her money and that month's social security she decides to take off on t...

    A very pleasant book. I wanted something light, and about 30 percent in I was so terrified for both of the characters I wasn't sure I was going to get it. It did lighten up significantly after that, but it's not always sunshine and roses. I really ended up liking both characters and th...

    Catherine Hyde Ryan writes beautiful books with relevant and important messages imparted to the reader without seeming preachy in the least. What a fabulous skill to have! As Allie and Bea begins, Bea, a tough woman in her seventies, has been fleeced of her remaining money by a con man...

    ?Seems all my life I had to make choices between what I considered wasting money and what I now see was wasting my life. If it keeps you from wasting your life, it can?t very well be a waste, now can it?? It doesn?t happen very often for me to see a book and immediately th...

    I really liked this book. (Thanks, Laura, for suggesting it.) Such great storytelling, such two endearing, wonderful main characters, and many other interesting and well-drawn characters. I read it quickly because whenever I could I read; I didn?t want to put it down, including choos...

    As always, you can't go wrong with choosing a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Immediately I fell I love with the characters, Allie & Bea. The 2 are an unlikely pair. A young teenage girl who gets taken from her parents into protective custody, and an elderly widow who has fallen for...

    What a heartwarming story. Bea who becomes homeless and lives in her van. Allie whose parents are arrested and she is put in a group home. Two separate lives who meet up when Allie runs away from the terrible things that happen in the home. This unlikely couple become friends, trave...

    This is my 2nd book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. I loved her book Take Me With You and gave it 5 stars so I had high hopes for this one. This book is pretty good. I felt like it started off slow but once both Allie and Bea got together, it picked up speed! It?s a beautiful story and how t...

    Master storyteller, Catherine Ryan Hyde returns following Say Good-Bye for Now landing on my Top 50 Books of 2016 with another emotional thought-provoking saga ALLIE AND BEA ? two protagonists from different generations caught up an unfair system find they may learn something f...

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.com 4.5/5 I think we?ve all read plenty of books about characters that are down on their luck and struggling to get back on their feet, but in Allie and Bea both title characters are truly fighting for survival, there is nothing...

    4.5 stars. I didn't want this book to ever end. Synopsis: A 15 yo girl and a 70-something widow both find themselves homeless, and soon after, their paths cross. They help each other along and impact each other's lives in ways neither expected. Catherine Ryan Hyde also wrote th...

    Very pleasant read This was a very easy read. The characters kept me interested throughout the story. Really enjoyed the book and will recommend it to my friends. ...

    When I have been reading a lot of 'heavy' books and need to lift my spirit to remember that good things can happen in this world of trials and conflict, I am glad to have Catherine Ryan Hyde to turn to. Her newest book, Allie and Bea, did not disappoint. Hyde's books have a common t...

    I won this book in a drawing from Catherine Ryan Hyde! Loved it! Such a good story and very likeable characters. This story had a hea which was just what i was looking for right now . ...

    This has been my favorite book by Catherine Ryan Hyde so far. I will admit I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book when I first started. Bea was not that likable at the beginning. By the end, I was crying. Bea is a widower with not much money in the bank. Then she is scammed ...

    This is my first book by this author. Story was very unusual; a 70 year old Bea loses all her life savings by a telephone scammer. After her husband's death, life has been a struggle for her, so this was the last straw, so she takes off on the road. Allie's parents are jailed for tax e...