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The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories

The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories

On 6/30 Cathy wrote: I had been eagerly anticipating this book after having read, The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by this author. I was thrilled when I saw the cover of The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories and couldn't wait to start reading it once I had it in my hands. I have to say that it took awhile for me to ... The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories

Cathy's Rating:

4 Stars

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An Uncommon Protector

An Uncommon Protector

On 2/19 Cathy wrote: This is the second book in the Lone Star Hero series. It’s a great follow up to the first book with some great and some not so great characters. Thomas and Laurel are obviously ones I considered great and their story was enjoyable. Some of the characters that were not so great are Laurels’ stepsiblings. ... An Uncommon Protector

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4 Stars

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A Portrait of Emily Price

A Portrait of Emily Price

On 11/27 Cathy wrote: I loved the premise of this book. The career paths of both Emily with her art restoration and Ben being a chef. That appealed to me and what drew my interest. The fact that I like the authors writing was another deciding factor. I didn’t connect with either Emily or Ben unfortunately. I was surprised ... A Portrait of Emily Price

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4 Stars

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A Royal Christmas Wedding

A Royal Christmas Wedding

On 10/30 Cathy wrote: The cover caught my eye as soon as I saw it. I've read a couple of the other books in this series and was curious about this one. I've always liked Madeline and Hyacinth and find they add just the right amount of humor to the story. I liked this storyline probably a bit better than the others I've ... A Royal Christmas Wedding

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4 Stars

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Love Bears All Things

Love Bears All Things

On 10/13 Cathy wrote: What a truly wonderful book. Strong character development and an emotional storyline kept me reading the entire day! I had been eagerly anticipating this book. I really liked the first one in the series, but I absolutely loved this one. Charlotte is going through some pretty difficult times with both ... Love Bears All Things

Cathy's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Wedding Shop

The Wedding Shop

On 8/30 Cathy wrote: This is my absolute favorite book by Rachel Hauck. The characters are wonderful and the storyline held my attention throughout. Cora was my favorite character and I looked forward to when the dual time periods and story focused on her and her family. Her love for her wedding shop and the brides- to- ... The Wedding Shop

Cathy's Rating:

5 Stars

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