January / February 2014 Book Releases

I enjoy reading different book genres, and this month there are some wonderful new Releases!  What is your favorite kind of book to read?  Do you like to read print books or e-books?

“Wishing on Buttercups” by Miralee Ferrell

Release Date: February 1st 2014

Wishing on ButtercupsCan Love Survive When Secrets Collide? She’d kept her secrets safely hidden—those from her past, and those in the present. Some things, Beth Roberts knows, a lady simply doesn’t share, even in the 1880’s West. The townspeople would never understand. No one ever has. Jeffery Tucker, a handsome young writer, has kept his own secrets. He doesn’t have a right to pry into Beth’s affairs but finds himself strangely drawn to her and intrigued by the whiff of mystery surrounding her. Beth knows that one day someone will unravel the threads of her past. And when two men from her past arrive, the truth might just hurt . . . Beth’s future and her heart. As shadowy memories surface, Beth sketches the scenes she sees and is shocked by what—and who—her illustrations reveal. Dare she risk her heart again? From: http://www.miraleeferrell.com/books.html

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 “Lost Lake” by Sarah Addison Allen

Release Date: January 21st, 2014

lostlake-lgSuley, Georgia, is home to Lost Lake Cottages and not much else. Which is why it’s the perfect place for newly-widowed Kate and her eccentric eight-year-old daughter Devin to heal. Kate spent one memorable childhood summer at Lost Lake, had her first almost-kiss at Lost Lake, and met a boy named Wes at Lost Lake. It was a place for dreaming. But Kate doesn’t believe in dreams anymore, and her Aunt Eby, Lost Lake’s owner, wants to sell the place and move on. Lost Lake’s magic is gone. As Kate discovers that time has a way of standing still at Lost Lake can she bring the cottages—and her heart—back to life? Because sometimes the things you love have a funny way of turning up again. And sometimes you never even know they were lost . . . until they are found.

http://www.sarahaddisonallen.com/books.html

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“Days of Wine & Roquefort” by Avery Aames

days-3d-newRelease Date: February 2014

Cheese Shop owner Charlotte Bessette’s life seems quieter than ever with her fiancé out of town and her cousin Matthew and his children out of the house. But before she can put up her feet and enjoy a glass of chardonnay, Matthew asks her to play host to Noelle Adams, a bright sommelier visiting to help grow business for the local winery.

http://www.averyaames.com/books.html

 

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Book Spotlight – The Husband Hunt by Karen Kirst

I like to read a variety of Book Genres, including Historical books.  Some of my favorite’s include the “Love Inspired Historical” books, — with the Romance, vivid settings and a little suspense,… there is something for everyone!  I recently received this book, and I’m looking forward to reading it!

The Husband HuntThe Husband Hunt by Karen Kirst is # 4 in the Smokey Mountain Matches series, but it could also be read as a “stand-alone” book.

About the Book:

Sophie Tanner gave up hoping for Nathan O’Malley’s approval—and love—long ago. Getting married is the only way to protect her younger brother and keep her family’s Smoky Mountain farm. As much as she’d like Nathan to be the groom, he can’t seem to get past their friendship…or their differences.  Since they were children, Nathan has known Sophie was too impulsive, too headstrong. She’s forever rushing into situations without thinking them through, like this scheme to snare a husband in under a month. Nathan always thought he’d  fall in love with someone like himself—sensible, cautious, levelheaded. Sophie is his polar opposite. So why can’t he picture anyone else at his side?   

Smoky Mountain Matches: Dreams of home and family come true in the Smoky Mountains

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