The Unlikely Gift of Treasure Blumeis author Lisa Rumsey Harris’ first book.
Her family’s curse has kept Treasure hidden”¦until now.
TreasureBlume is a pear-shaped first grade teacher with an awkward tendency to blurt out whatevershe’s thinking. And she has a family curse (or gift, depending on who youtalk to); everyone who meets her (over puberty but under AlzheimerÂ¹s)initially dislikes her.
Here is a brief description of the book:
With her love of sweaters, goofy hair, and awkward manners””not to mention her family curse””Treasure Blume knows love is not in her future. That is, until she matches wits with Dennis Cameron, a divorced chef with a six-year-old daughter. Full of mischief, mayhem, and laugh-out-loud humor, this is an unlikely love story you’ll want to read over and over again!
Meet the Author:
Lisa Rumsey Harris is from Downey, Idaho, where she grew up writing stories and riding horses. She received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in English from BYU, where she now teaches writing classes.
As a writer, Lisa won the Brookie and D.K. Brown Memorial FictionContest with her short story, “Topless in Elko.” In 2005, her short story “The Resurrection of the Bobcat” won a Moonstone Award in the same contest. She also writes personal essays. “Honor in the Ordinary” won the Heather Campbell Brown Essay contest in 2006, and was published in Segullah. Segullah has also published her essays “I Look Like My Sister” and “Custodian of My Emotional Suitcase.”
Lisa lives in Orem, Utah, with her multi-talented husband, her two adorable sunshine daughters, and her ancient Siamese cat.
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