Friday, April 25, 2014

REVIEW: Blossom Street Brides by Debbie Macomber

#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber has won the hearts of millions of readers with her moving and inspiring stories. Now wedding bells are ringing in the tight-knit community that gathers around A Good Yarn, a store in a pretty Seattle neighborhood. Knitters come to the store to buy yarn and patterns but somehow they leave richer in friendship and love.

Lauren Elliott has waited years for her long-term boyfriend, Todd, to propose, yet he seems more focused on his career than their relationship. When Lauren learns that her younger sister is pregnant before she herself even has an engagement ring, she feels overjoyed yet disheartened. Knowing she can’t put her future on hold, Lauren prepares to make a bold choice—one that leads her to a man she never dreamed she’d meet.

Newly married to her second husband, Max, Bethanne Scranton is blissfully in love. But with Max’s job in California and Bethanne’s in Seattle, their long-distance marriage is becoming difficult to maintain. To complicate matters, Bethanne’s cunning ex will do anything to win her back.

Lydia Goetz, too, is wonderfully happy with her husband, Brad, though lately she worries about the future of A Good Yarn. As she considers how to bring in business, she discovers that someone has beaten her to the punch. Baskets of yarn are mysteriously popping up all over town, with instructions to knit a scarf for charity and bring it into Lydia’s store. Never before has her shop received so much attention, but who hatched this brilliant plan?

As three women’s lives intersect in unexpected ways, Lydia, Lauren, and Bethanne realize that love heals every heart, and the best surprises still lay ahead.

Adri's Review:

Thank you goes out to Random House and NetGalley for providing us with a review copy.

This is one of those sweet books that you can sit down on a weekend after a stressful week and just let it take you away to a town where you don't have worry about your own problems and can hope the characters can resolve theirs. Another great thing about this story is that it shows that no ones lives is perfect and that marriage and family are things that take a lot of work and commitment no matter how young or old.  It also shows that sometimes you can't settle and that love will find you when you are least expecting it.

This is apparently the 10th book in a series but found it quite easy to read as a stand alone without ever reading the previous books, but will say it did make me curious about reading the earlier ones as well.

Happy Reading... Adri

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