"Even if you did accidentlly kill her, you are still the most dear, most lovable girl I know." p.242
Lily is a young teen just trying to figure out her life. She lost her mom when she was young and was left with a cruel father. She is trying to figure herself out as a person and learning more about her physical changes.
"Get over here and kneel down." p.24
Rosaleen is a middle age women who helps Lily and her father around their house. She isn't a very mannered woman, but she is a role model to Lily. She's like her surrogate.
"Oh! Susanna" p.103
August is a woman who makes honey as a living. She lives with her sisters June and May. Later comes Lily and Rosaleen.
"You gotta imagine what's never been" p.126
T.Ray is Lily's father. He's very cruel to Lily. He also lost his wife not to long ago.
May is one of August's sisters. She is the more emotional sister. She lost her twin April and that's part as why she's very emotional.
Zach is a young boy who is very athletic and also wants to be a lawyer. He's also August's godson. Later he begins to develop feelings for Lily.