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Emily is in Maryland for the summer taking care of her sister, who was in an accident, and one of the first things she does is participate in a Renaissance faire, complete with costumes and an annoying teacher who is in charge of the volunteers. His name is Simon, and since Emily has decided to volunteer for the faire, she ends up having to spend a lot of time with him. The only problem is, Simon is so annoyingly perfect that Emily ends up thinking about him a lot more than she should. While they’re at the faire, Simon continuously flirts with Emily, but is it just a part of the authenticity of the faire or is this man really interested in her? It will have Emily’s mind a mess until she figures it all out.
Daisy usually finds Christmas intolerable because she goes to her uncle’s Christmas party that is filled with annoying characters. One of them is Oliver, who she’s known since she was a teenager. Ollie loves to brag about his life, but Daisy isn’t in the mood for it this year because her life isn’t going all that great. Still, this time she is determined to show Ollie that she is an adult who can handle what is going on around her. She also can’t figure out why she keeps thinking about him so much when he is so annoying to her. When her uncle suddenly makes a strange announcement, it changes everything – especially her relationship with Ollie.
Laura Jane Williams
Nadia catches an early train most mornings for work, except when she drinks too much wine the night before and has to stay at her friend Emma’s house. Daniel takes the train, too, and when Nadia notices an announcement in the newspaper from someone who is trying to find “the cute girl with the coffee stains on her dress,” she takes this opportunity to meet him. This is a story of near-misses, the power of the written word, and of course, true love, that will have you enjoying their escapades until the very end.
Poppy is engaged to a wonderful man named Magnus and is having a bit of bad luck. First, she loses her engagement ring the same day her fiancé’s parents are scheduled to come into town, then she manages to lose her cell phone. When she suddenly finds someone’s cell phone in a trash can, she gets the idea of keeping it as her own, but when she starts communicating back and forth with the owner of the phone, Sam, the two start trying to upend one another with texts and emails. Poppy continues her testy relationship with Sam as she continues to plan her wedding, and this hilarious book will have you wondering what she’s going to do next every step of the way.
Amy and Melissa have been best friends for a long time, but when Amy starts having problems with her career and decides to visit her long-distance boyfriend in London, he has a surprise for her. That surprise is another woman – one by the name of Melissa. Now, Amy is left without a job and without a fiancé, and her life is a mess. Still, she keeps her chin up and decides to get her life back without Melissa or her fiancé, but she plans to do so by making life for the two of them absolutely miserable. After all, that’s half the fun, right?
Lucy’s husband Bradley is a sleaze-bag so she gets rid of him, but that’s not where the trouble ends. A dye job gone bad has left her hair green, and then Bradley stands her up in divorce court. The next thing that happens is her car blows up and someone takes a shot at her – literally. A cop named Zack is assigned to protect her, because he also wants to nail Bradley for embezzlement. When Zack moves into Lucy’s big Victorian home to keep an eye on her, things start to get interesting, and suddenly Lucy is not as insecure about her future as she used to be.
When Lil’s boyfriend dumps her for a younger blonde coworker, she is determined not to let it ruin her life. Soon, she begins dating a great man named Max. The relationship is passionate, but brief, and she soon finds herself pregnant. She decides to keep the baby, but she wants to at least tell Max about it – that is, if she can find him. Suddenly, she starts noticing pictures of him all over the newspapers in her hometown of London, and she discovers that he is the son of a lord and lady. He is currently mountain-climbing in South Asia, but Lil is determined to find him and let him know what’s going on, and this is when things really get interesting.
Robyn Lee Burrows
Gemma is visiting the small town where she grew up, but only because her father has just passed away. She has tried to keep her childhood secrets hidden and buried, but that will prove impossible once she discovers a music score that her mother owned before she herself died. Before her mother died, she asked her father, “why didn’t you let me go?” Gemma isn’t sure what that meant until she starts familiarizing herself with the music score, which tells about a beautiful love story between her mother – and a country singer who isn’t her father.
Jessie is happy with her quaint little bookstore because it provides her with some respite from the real world. She is content to live this way until an author named Miles visits and rents the apartment above the bookstore. He also comes with his inquisitive 8-year-old son. Jessie has never been sure about kids, but she is impressed with this child and his brave single father. Suddenly, being a loner doesn’t seem as important to Jessie. This is an adorable book that people of all ages will enjoy.
Laurel’s 15-year-old daughter disappeared 10 years earlier, and now her marriage is over, but she has never given up on finding her daughter. Although her life has changed drastically in the last 10 years, she is surprised when she meets a man named Floyd and becomes interested in him. Floyd also has a daughter named Poppy that reminds Laurel of her own daughter, and this causes her some unrest. Still, her relationship continues to develop, even though she begins to have a lot of questions about both Floyd and Poppy. This is a book filled with the good and bad parts of family relationships, and you’ll find out some things about Laurel’s daughter – and other characters in the book – that will definitely surprise you. A well-written book with an ending you likely won’t expect.
Lily is newly divorced and returns to her grandmother’s farmhouse, which is now a bed and breakfast, and when she discovers that her grandmother has died, she takes hold of an old guestbook that is filled with letters and recipes that show her a side of her grandmother she never knew existed. Just as she’s decided to concentrate on the B&B and shun men, a handsome artist who lives next door named Ian shows up, and he starts her heart racing immediately. Can she remain unattached long enough to explore the guestbook, or will she sell her soul for a second chance at love?
Charlene has been divorced for 25 years, but is now getting remarried to a man named Dennis. That’s when things get really strange. Charlene’s daughter is now getting divorced, Charlene is suddenly spending more time with her ex-husband than her fiancé, and her fiancé is now spending more time with the wedding planner than with Charlene. It’s an odd but interesting scenario made stranger when the bride gets cold feet and it is expected to rain on her wedding day. Can Charlene straighten things out in time to figure out what she really wants, or is her life going to get even more complicated than it already is?
Lee Reston has a great life as a florist and mother to her son, Greg. When Greg is suddenly killed in a motorcycle accident, Lee is devastated and tries to put back the pieces of her life. She eventually befriends one of Greg’s closest friends and soon, friendship turns into a burning romance. What starts out as shared grief gives Lee a second chance at love, but not everyone is happy about the relationship. In fact, most people doubt the relationship will last, so the couple has few supporters. If you enjoy books that allow you to laugh and cry, this one is for you. It is simply a great story.