The Inventive Bride

InventiveBride_SM (1)Okay, I feel like I’ve blabbed a LOT about my book lately. Now it’s time to blab about someone else’s book. This new release by Maria Hoagland tickled my fancy and was a definite winner. No fixing up to do with this story. It’s just fine as it is. More than fine, really. Here’s the blurb:

Frankie understands the inner workings of clocks and pianos–but dating? Well, that’s a bit more complicated.

Looking to move on after his wife’s death, Dr. Logan Wells relocates his optometry practice to Wyoming, home of his favorite childhood memories. By doing so, he incurs the wrath of his former mother-in-law who threatens to sue for custody of his ten-year-old daughter, Harper. Despite the lawsuit hanging over him, Logan is determined to find joy for the two of them as they settle in the idyllic small town of Cobble Creek. Continue reading

Kayaks and Kisses

bookJust finished this cute outdoor romance by my writer friend, Maria Hoagland. I received an ARC of this book to read, and once I started, it was hard to put down. Seriously. She’s a great writer. Here’s the blurb:

Brynn Caley is about to start her dream career running an outdoor sporting goods store when an out-of-town business guru makes his own offer on the property. Coerced into forming a temporary partnership, Brynn, with her ski experience, finds she has to work with fishing expert Gage to run the year-round shop.

Through a series of innocent misconceptions and a few blatant lies, Brynn doesn’t realize that the handsome single guy on the construction crew is her new partner, and he doesn’t want to set her straight until he can gain her favor. She, on the other hand, would do anything not to work with the stuffy businessman she’s only met through email.

Inspired by the movies You’ve Got Mail and The Shop around the Corner, Kayaks & Kisses is a heart-warming tale of finding love in autumn leaves, outdoor activities, and new friendships. Continue reading

Book Giveaway

51ccnxtq2bjl-_sx330_bo1204203200_My friend, Maria Hoagland, has a book giveaway you can enter right now (my book happens to be one of them). Maria used to be in my writing group before she moved to Texas last year. I’m super excited that she has a new book out that she had discussed with our group ‘back in the day’ when she was here. She’s one of the sweetest people I’ve met and I’m reading her book right now–The Re-Model Marriage. It’s pretty good.

Here’s the link to a Rafflecopter giveaway to enter. You can also visit Maria’s Renovation blog and her Review Blog. Crossing my fingers and wishing you luck and happy reading!

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