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Review: Wild Ride by Julie Ann Walker

Wild Ride by Julie Ann Walker
Series:  Black Knights Inc (# 9)
Release Date: April 4, 2017
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Pages:  384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

The hero we’ve all been waiting for…

Ethan “Ozzie” Sykes

Former Navy SEAL

Underground operator for Black Knights Inc., the covert government defense firm disguised as a custom motorcycle shop.

In a black-on-black international mission that went seriously sideways, Ozzie was badly injured—now he’s stuck at BKI headquarters in Chicago, champing at the bit to get out into the field again.

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Review: If Not For You by Debbie Macomber

If Not For You by Debbie Macomber
Series: New Beginnings (# 3)
Release Date: March 21, 2017
Publisher: Ballantine
Pages: 368
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

An emotionally stirring novel that shows how obstacles can be overcome, differences can be strengths, and sometimes a choice can seem wrong even though it s absolutely right

If not for her loving but controlling parents, Beth Prudhomme might never have taken charge of her life and moved from her native Chicago to Portland, Oregon, where she s reconnected with her spirited Aunt Sunshine and found a job as a high school music teacher.

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Review: Marrying Jonah by Amy Lillard

Marrying Jonah by Amy Lillard
Series: Wells Landing (# 6)
Release Date:  March 28, 2017
Publisher: Zebra Books
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by author for review

 

 

Life isn’t always as simple as it seems for the Amish community of Wells Landing, Oklahoma. Neither is love. . .

Everyone in town knows that Sarah Yoder is enamored with Jonah Miller, even though he’s been with his girlfriend, Lorie, for years. But all that changes when Lorie runs off with another man.

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Review: Maui Magic by Terry Ambrose

Maui Magic by Terry Ambrose
Series: Trouble in Paradise (# 8)
Release Date: March 30, 2017
Publisher: Self Published
Pages: 385
Source: Book provided by author for review

 

 

Whatever happened to easy? McKenna had the perfect cover for his plan to propose marriage. He and his girlfriend Benni would help his elderly tenant, Mrs. Nakamura, fly to Maui for a visit with her pregnant granddaughter. Then, he’d take Benni for a walk on the beach.

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Review: Talk Cowboy To Me by Carolyn Brown

Talk Cowboy To Me by Carolyn Brown
Series: Lucky Cowboys (# 1)
Release Date: March 7, 2017
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

One cowboy. One cowgirl. One ranch.
Who will win the Double Deuce by the Fourth of July?

Adele O’Donnell knew that Double Deuce Ranch had to be hers the second she walked onto the property. Freshly divorced, she sees it as the perfect spot for her and the kids to start a new life.

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Review: More Than a Marriage by Amy Lillard

More Than a Marriage by Amy Lillard
Series:  Wells Landing Quilting Circle (# 3)
Release Date:  February 28, 2017
Publisher: Zebra
Pages:  150
Source: book provided by author for review
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In the close-knit Amish community of Wells Landing, Oklahoma, a women’s quilting circle welcomes a new member who is struggling to keep her marriage together—or let it go . . .

Quiet and unassuming Tess Smiley is new to Wells Landing. She is also newly married to Jacob Smiley.

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Throwback Thursday Review: The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggins

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The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggins
Re-release Date: May 12, 2012 (originally published in 1888)
Publisher: None (Public Domain)
Pages: 36
Source: Book available for free on Amazon
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The story is about Carol Bird, a Christmas-born child, who as a young girl is unusually loving and generous, having a positive effect on everyone with whom she comes into contact. She is the youngest member of her family and has devoted older brothers.

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Review: Kiss Me by Susan Mallery

Kiss Me by Susan Mallery
Series: Fool’s Gold (# 17)
Release Date:  July 1, 2015
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages: 377
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

After Phoebe Kitzke’s kind heart gets her suspended from her job in LA, she swears off doing favors—until her best friend begs for help on the family ranch in Fool’s Gold. Unfortunately, sexy cowboy Zane Nicholson isn’t exactly thrilled by the city girl’s arrival.

Thanks to his brother’s latest scheme, Zane has been roped into taking tourists on a cattle drive.

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Review: Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter
Series: Amish Friends Cookbook Series
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Publisher: Shiloh Run Press
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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Overloaded with garden produce, CSA shares, or farmers’ market finds? Now you’ll know what the Amish do with these seasonal fruits and vegetables and how they preserve some of them for future use. Bring the wisdom of Amish gardeners and cooks into your own home with dozens of recipes and tips from the heart of Amish country in Wanda E.

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Throwback Thursday Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Re-release Date: May 17, 2012 (originally published December 19, 1843)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages: 71
Source: Book provided free through Amazon
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Charles Dickens’ masterfully crafted Christmas fable tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man with wealth to match the coldness of his heart. On a mystical Christmas Eve, a visitation with spirits forces Scrooge to make a choice: change, or perish.