Friday, June 24, 2016

I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

This is my second book by Terry McMillan and just like the first one it was a hit. The characters were were funny, romantic, compassionate and loving.
Georgia is a person a lot o f us would like to be like. Her idea of getting in touch with men in her past was a wild idea. Her two BFF's were off the chain. What I especially like about the book is those quaint sayings I remember my mother and grandmother saying, like "Everything is copacetic", and "If I'm lying, I'm flying." Her characters reminds me of next-door neighbors. And Stanley, every woman wishes she had a Stanley. He is the personification of romance. I applaud her mother for finding her soulmate, which shows that love can be found at any age. This book is a curl up with popcorn in front of a fireplace (if it's winter), or curl up with popcorn on your couch, turn on some soothing music and turn off cell phones and unplug landlines. This is a great book, pick up a copy today, you won't regret it.

I received a copy from Blogging For Books for this review.


Friday, June 10, 2016

Sea Rose Lane by Irene Hannon

Eric Nash had just arrived in Hope Harbor and was in a fender bender with a pickup truck. BJ Stevens was the driver of the pickup truck. An architect who unknown to him is doing construction work on his father's home and the place that has been his home for eighteen years. Eric is an attorney who gas been dismissed from his jib and is in limbo for a job. He tries to plan his next career move in peace but is distracted constantly by noise, chaos and by BJ Stevens. After a romance gone bad, BJ Stevens is not interested in dating. But the electricity that flies when the two are together is hard to ignore. They join together to help the older residents of Hope Harbor,  what sparks will fly? Will they find healing and hope in HOPE HARBOR. Pick up a copy today. Irene Hannon, you've done it again. Romance, compassion and love. It's a page-turner.

I received a complimentary copy from Revell Reads for this review.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Money Isn't Everything

Colt Stafford, prodigal son. Colt had left Gray's Glen and the Double S and his selfish strong-willed father for the city and Wall Street until the market nosedived, and a Ponzi scheme was found at the firm he worked for resulting in a loss of a lot of people's money as well as his own. Now he had returned with no job and no source of income. Once again he would have to depend on and work for his father, not a place he wanted to be. Colt  the hot son, the son who had a way with the women, who was very intuitive.
Angelina Morales, a housekeeper for the Double S ranch, was really Detective Mary Angela Castiglione of the Seattle Police Department. Her father, Martin Castiglione had been killed because of some racketeer she had upset. To keep her family safe, she had come to Gray's Glen.
Sam Stafford, wealthy ranch owner and father of Colt, Nick and Trey. Illness had slowed him down to where he had to curb his ranch duties and let his sons handle it.
Three stubborn, head-strong intelligent people. How do they compromise for the good of the family and their and their town.
Ruth Logan Herne, if this is your first book in your Double S Ranch series then I can't wait for the second. Pick up a copy today, you won't be sorry.
I received a complimentary copy from Blogging For Books for this review.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Delilah by Angela Hunt

 Beauty is a curse

This is the second book I have read by Angela Hunt, and I am now a fan. This book was esquisite, moving and compassionate. She put Delilah on a new light, a more humane light, that of a woman caught up in a situation she had to find a way out of. She showed a daughter, mother and woman in love. It shows how the thirst for revenge can have a great impact on your life and others around you. Delilah's father had died when his ship sank.
Delilah's mother had just been married three months to a Philistine businessman who had shone her nothing but compassion and thoughtfulness, unlike his son, who never spoke a kind word. Delilah's stepfather, Adinai, died and her stepbrother, Achish, took over the estate. Delilah's mother couldn't prove Adinai had married her. Achish starting treating Delilah and her mother like slaves. Her mother was of Egyptian descent and her skin was black, Delilah was Egyptian and Crete descent and had skin the color of mud. He sold Delilah's mother as a slave and took her as his concubine. He begins to abuse her. How to escape from this prison. Who would help her? Travel along with Delilah and see where her life goes. While Delilah is going through changes in her life, Samson is also having problems, his marriage is ill-fated and his bride and father-in-law are killed. How do Delilah and Samson's life cross? What surprises are along the way? Pick up a copy today and be enthralled. You will not be able to put it down. Keep up the good work, Angela. Looking forward to your nextbook.

I received a complimentary copy from Bethany House Publishing for this review.

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