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Second Time Sweeter - A Blessings Novel, #9

In “Second Time Sweeter” Beverly Jenkins takes us to visit our old friends in Henry Adams, Kansas. It’s lovely to fellowship and partake in the many stories of love, passion, humor, suspense and compassion that our literary friends have exp...

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Christmas Camp

Karen Schafer delights holiday romance fans with this lovely Christmas gift. Haley Hanson is one of the most determined heroines I have ever come across. I loved how focused she was on her job and the reasons she was so focused. Her closene...

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Rainy Day Friends - Wildstone

Heartbreak becomes heartwarming in this terrific story about a woman betrayed and a man done with love. These characters, Lanie and Mark, have reasons why they should fall in love which make sense. You can feel their pain and you can feel t...

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Savor You - A Fusion Novel

“Savor You,” was a novel that had major potential from the opening sentence to about the second chapter and then all was lost for me the reader. I had such mega conflicts within my reading of this book that I found great difficulty in just...

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The Light in Summer - The Butternut Lake Trilogy, #3

“The Light in Summer” is a wonderfully sweet and emotional romance. Within the pages I found many interesting storylines that will definitely keep your interest. Be ready for a read that features a small town. This is the third book in the...

4 Stars

The Forbidden Garden

The Forbidden Garden, by Ellen Herrick, is the second of a series. I didn't know that until after I read this one. There is a prologue that sets up this story. The 'Sparrow Sisters' is the first story and it introduces us to these sisters t...

4 Stars

Just Fine with Caroline - A Cold River Novel

I love stories that feature locales and characters that are just a little off the beaten path. Cold River, Missouri, the Ozarks, and the ‘hollers” is an interesting destination and the characters are certainly quirky. However, do not be foo...

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Inheriting Edith

“Inheriting Edith” by Zoe Fishman was for me a study about accepting challenges and forging a way to resolve or live with them. Maggie Sheets is a house cleaner who lives with her two-year-old daughter. Years before she cleaned Liza house....

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Bedmates - An American Royalty Novel

Nicole Chase starts out a new royal series with “Bedmate”. This time she focuses on America with the An American Royalty Novel series. In the past Chase did a royal series focused on Lilaria and some of those characters will be in this new...

4 Stars

The Girl from The Savoy

Since I was first introduced to author, Hazel Gaynor, I have enjoyed the vast detail of her novels, until now. Regrettably as much as I tried to get involved with the storyline of “The Girl from the Savory” I could not maintain a strong eno...

3 Stars

The Big Rewind

When a mixed tape for a neighbor arrives accidentally in Jett Bennett’s mailbox, she does the right thing and delivers the parcel of music to her. Imagine how Jett feels when this good deed turns into a nightmare when Jett finds KitKat, the...

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Remembrance - A Mediator Novel

Ms. Cabot is outstanding in this young adult mediator novel. Her character motivations are as pure as her characters' intentions to help others in need. At times this novel was witty, sarcastic, irreverent, and deadly, but having the main c...

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The Secrets of Flight

“Secrets of Flight” by Maggie Leffler was a surprise novel for me. I wasn’t enamored of the book at the beginning, but as I read further I found that I was drawn in to the story of Mary Browning. Knowing that at her age anything could happe...

4 Stars

What the Waves Know

Sometimes I just need to lose myself in a well-written coming of age story, and I couldn’t have picked a better book to satisfy that craving. At age six, Izabella, has a horrific experience that shatters and rocks her world to its very core...

4 Stars

To the Stars - A Thatch Novel, #2

To the Stars by Molly McAdams is the second book in her Thatch series. I don't think it's really important to read the first book before reading this one, or vice versa. While there are reoccurring characters they are not vital pieces conne...

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Fall of Poppies - Stories of Love and the Great War

I had uncommonly high expectations prior to reading this account of the Great War. I consider myself a devoted reader to authors such as Hazel Gaynor and Lauren Willig and so I knew the storyline was something that I wanted to analysis. Tru...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Heather Webber, Hazel Gaynor, Beatriz Williams, Jennifer Robson, Jessica Brockmole, Kate Kerrigan, Evangeline Holland, Lauren Willig, Marci Jefferson
  • Review by: LWynters
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks

Unruly: Knights in Black Leather - Southern Wolves Motorcycle Club, #1

Alamo knows he needs to stay clear of Ellen even when that woman is everything a man could want but Ellen isn’t playing by anyone’s rules but her own in this riveting contemporary romance. Ellen is a southern woman who’s been raised by Wolv...

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Everything She Forgot

Everything She Forgot, by Lisa Ballantyne, is a well written story. The journey taken with the main character, Margaret, is mysterious and interesting. There are two other characters in this book who play a huge part in Margaret's journey a...

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The Great Christmas Knit-Off

When I first read the black blurb of this book and found out there was a “Star Wars” theme wedding in it I thought it was going to be a funny book to read about a British heroine who loves “Star Wars”; Boy was I wrong! Instead this book sta...

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Missing Dixie - A Neon Dreams Novel, #2

I've followed the band from the very beginning all the way to the end, and Missing Dixie is perhaps the best yet! I knew Gavin's story was going to be the hardest to tell, and it completely gutted me in the best of ways. Addiction can be a...

4 Stars

Bounce - A Boomerang Novel, #3

When I first saw book two on here I didn’t grab it. Which now I'm kicking myself for that one. So when book three came up I jumped at the chance to read it. I didn’t know that one of my fav authors, Veronica Rossi author of Under the Never...

5 Stars

Stepdog

Sara Renault has to do the unthinkable and fire Rory O’Connor from his part-time position at a Boston art museum. What she doesn’t anticipate is Rory’s reaction to the news. Instead of him being mad or upset that he just lost his job, he’s...

3 Stars

Royal Wedding - A Princess Diaries Novel

I had a hard time with the latest installment to the 'Princess Diaries' series. Maybe it's because the last time I read the series it was over 6 years ago and Princess Mia was still maybe 16 years old and a bit immature. However, when you c...

3 Stars

The Tide Watchers

The Tide Watchers is a great debut! I fell in love with the history of Napoleon's invasion of England from MJ Putney. In this great book; espionage, suspense, lots of mystery and a little romance make for a great read. The pace for this one...

4 Stars

Trusting Liam - A Taking Chances and Forgiving Lies Novel

Trusting Liam is a companion novel to Molly McAdams' novel Taking Chances. For a fun fact, Taking Chances was the very first New Adult book I read, and I've been hooked on the genre ever since. It completely gutted me, I had no idea that tw...

4 Stars

For Your Love - A Blessings Novel

This lovely contemporary novel is both inspirational and romantic, even as it blends a touch of whimsy and realism. The characters are deftly presented, and even though this book is part of a series, there is absolutely no problem getting d...

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The Pocket Wife

Dana Catrell suffers from a bipolar disorder and a failing marriage doesn’t make it any better. When her best friend and neighbor is murdered, Dana can’t recall what happened on the fateful afternoon when the woman died. Was there a disagre...

3 Stars

Leaving Amarillo - A Neon Dreams Novel, #1

Holy hot fiddle strings. I have to admit, at first I was a little turned off by how fast Dixie was admitting her feelings for Gavin. I understand they've known each other their whole lives, but she was going into entire soliloquies and mono...

4 Stars

Wild - The Ivy Chronicles

Wild is the last book in The Ivy Chronicles by Sophie Jordan. I did not like this one as much as I liked the others, but it was still enjoyable and fun to read. It was fun, quick and enjoyable. I liked the banter between Logan and Georgia....

4 Stars

A Memory of Violets - A Novel of London's Flower Sellers

A beautiful, heart-rending and alluring read; I completely fell in love with A Memory of Violets. I had a good feeling that I was going to enjoy the story when I first picked this book for a review. Yet I didn't expect to fall in love with...

5 Stars

Christmas at Tiffany's

Christmas at Tiffany's is an interesting story for our lead Cassie. There will be a revelation that will come to Cassie after she learns of an affair which involves her husband, best friend...and the child she thought was hers. So, what wil...

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Land of Dreams

This third book in a trilogy following Ellie Hogan, an Irish immigrant. It can be read without having read the previous two books. This books takes place during WWII and many of the situations reflect that but it also is set against the daw...

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Stay with Me - Wait for You, #3

OMG - OMG - OMG!! I have read everything that this author has done…except for the full Lux series. But I finally have all of them! HEHEHE! So when this one came up I just had to snag it! And well it didn't disappoint. I was swept away with...

5 Stars