Reader’s Favorite Award Finalist
“It’s a wonderful thought that everyday has something to celebrate.”
Jamie Johnson is a seven-year-old girl with an annoying older sister, a short attention span, and an odd hobby of collecting paint sample cards.
Laren Lark is an almost thirteen-year-old girl with a love of books, a talent for poetry, and a past full of road school adventures.
This Book is a whimsical story about what happened to them one fateful summer, with a pound of friendship, a gallon of family, and a ton of everyday joy.
What Critics Are Saying
“Millie Florence. Remember that name – she’s going places.” – Julie Bogart, host of the Brave Writer Podcast
“…a lovely coming of age story.” – Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews
“Honey Butter is a lovely story for the young and creative soul. Millie Florence paints a radiant picture of childhood friendship and adventure!” – Erin Forbes, author of the Fire & Ice book series
“Honey Butter is a colorful tale about friendship, art, and the importance of family. Each chapter holds a lesson behind its words. I recommend Honey Butter to anyone searching for a warm summer escape.” – Melissa Torrefranca, founder of Teen Authors Journal
“I’m already considering which parents, libraries, schools, etc. I might be able to recommend this to. It’s just that kind of book.”
“I will admit that I even cried (more than once!) while I was reading it aloud.”
“…amazing, well thought out character arcs…”
“I know this little book is going to get worn down from me reading it so many times… But I think Laren would agree that a worn book is a well-loved book.”
“I have never wanted to collect paint cards as much as I do right now!!”
“Beautiful descriptions that make the story come to life…I will even admit that I cried a time or two.”
“We watch friendships grow and families come closer together, all through the eyes of one little girl and her paintbox of colors.”
“…nailed the feeling of summer nostalgia…”
“The author stirs emotions and relates to everyday events in all homes.”
“…strongly written and just full of pure emotion…”
“I promise, by the last page, you’ll be feeling as sweet, melty, and warm as a big pot of honey butter.”