"You can never be ready enough for what life brings you. 'Too Much, Too Soon' will lead you on journeys of desire, adventure and loss. In these stories, a girl learns about love through a recipe. A circus comes to an early twentieth-century farming community. A romance writer overcomes loneliness by seeking the advice of a fortune-teller. Recovering from shock, a man remembers the trauma of his wife's suicide. At the end of a marriage, a young woman counts what she has lost.--Book jacket'.