Book Recommendation – Authentically Izzy by Pepper Basham

Book Description: Dear Reader, My name is Isabelle Louisa Edgewood—Izzy, for short. I live by blue-tinted mountains, where I find contentment in fresh air and books. Oh, and coffee and tea, of course. And occasionally in being accosted by the love of my family. (You’ll understand my verb choice in the phrase later.) I dream …

Book Recommendation – Drive You Crazy by Jessica Kate

Book Description: Fans of Emily Henry and Gilmore Girls will adore this swoon-worthy enemies-to-love romance about how faith, family and small towns are never as simple as they seem. Bubbly newspaper editor Ashley Anderson is ecstatic to finally call this small town in Washington State ‘home’—until she accidentally angers her newspaper’s biggest advertisers, and they boycott. Her …

Book Recommendation – Just for the Summer by Melody Carlson

Book Description: Ginny Masters manages a popular boutique hotel in Seattle and manages it with aplomb. But the daily challenges and irritations of a fast-paced job and a demanding boss are starting to get to her. Jacqueline Potter manages her grandfather’s fishing lodge in Idaho because it was the only job she could find after …

Book Recommendation – The One Who Got Away by Tara Grace Ericson

Book Description: The relationship is fake. But the sparks are real.Can these best friends rekindle a second chance at first love? Or will they both end up burned? Right here at the Minden Fire Department is exactly where I belong. But when I became Captain Storm, apparently it meant I needed a wife. Or at least, that’s …

Book Recommendation – Never Fall Again by Lynn H. Blackburn

Book Description: Landry Hutton has spent three years rebuilding her life behind the secure gates of The Haven, an exclusive resort on the outskirts of Gossamer Falls, North Carolina. As the artist-in-residence, and with her pottery prized by The Haven’s guests, Landry is finally ready to settle in permanently. She wants to give her daughter, …

Book Recommendation – One Wrong Move by Dani Pettrey

Book Description: Taunting riddles.A deadly string of heists.Two broken hearts trapped in a killer’s game.Christian O’Brady was pulled into a life of crime at a young age by his con artist parents. Now making amends for his corrupt past, he has become one of the country’s foremost security experts. When a string of Southwestern art …

Book Recommendation – Meant To Be Mine by Becky Wade

Book Description: Ty Porter has always been irresistible to Celia Park. All through high school–irresistible. When their paths cross again after college–still irresistible. This time, though, Ty seems to feel exactly the same way about Celia. Their whirlwind romance deposits them at a street-corner Las Vegas wedding chapel. The next morning they wake to a marriage …

Book Recommendation – Tropical Kiss or Miss by Liwen Y. Ho

Book Description: Two friends-turned-lovers learn to give each other and their marriage a second chance. Therapist Olivia Chan can’t wait to escape it all—a failed marriage, a struggling practice, and her son Micah’s recent health scare. The Hawaiian getaway she planned, however, gets rained on—quite literally—by a tropical storm and the unexpected arrival of her …

Countdown to Christmas: Day 1 – Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve and the final day that I’m posting my Countdown to Christmas Reading Journal. I hope you have a lovely and blessed Christmas and New Year. Happy Christmas reading. 🙂 Today I’m sharing my electronic journal entry for The Christmas Box by Jessica Wakefield. My book recommendation for The Christmas Box can be …

Countdown to Christmas: Day 2

It’s Day 2 in my Countdown to Christmas Reading Journal. Today I’m sharing my electronic journal entry for Christmas Ella by Angela Ruth Strong. My book recommendation for Christmas Ella can be found at the following link: https://www.narelleatkins.com/book-recommendation-christmas-ella-by-angela-ruth-strong/