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Any Dream Will Do (New Beginnings #4)

Any Dream Will Doby Debbie Macomber

Hardcover, 310 pages
Published August 8th 2017 by Ballantine Books
4.5 Stars

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The Valentine Quest (Love at the Chocolate Shop #5)

The Valentine Quest (Love at the Chocolate Shop #5)by Melissa McClone

ebook, First edition, 193 pages
Published February 2nd 2017 by Tule Publishing
4 Stars

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The Chesapeake Bride (Chesapeake Diaries #11)

The Chesapeake Bride (Chesapeake Diaries #11)THE CHESAPEAKE BRIDE
11th in The Chesapeake Diaries series
Mariah Stewart
Pocket Books
August 29, 2017
ISBN 9781501154355

My Review: 5 Stars

After reading “The Chesapeake Bride” I have added 10 more books to my TBR list. This is book eleven in the “Chesapeake Diaries” series, and even though it can be read as a standalone, after meeting the characters in this story, I want to read their stories. There was enough of the history of the characters in the story that you were able to get the idea of what this little island and its history means to the characters in the story.

I have never been to this area, but I definitely want to go now. Mariah Stewart does an amazing job weaving the descriptions of the area, the architecture and the history of Cannonball Island into the story with the quirky and interesting characters that live there and on St. Dennis. I absolutely loved the character of Ruby, the irascible 100 year old matriarch of the Parker family. She has “the sight” but does not interfere and share her knowledge. When the romance of Cass (Cassidy Logan) and Owen begins to grow, you can feel the emotions, and their wonder. I wanted to be there and watch it unfold. As they move through all the other stuff that gets in the way and pops up unexpectedly, you cheer them on, you want them to get together. With plenty of unique and fun characters to get to know, the exploration of the town, and the upcoming nuptials of Owen’s sister Lis, this story is a sweet romance, community drama and family story that will leave you wanting more. There is definitely another visit to Chesapeake in my future

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The Summer of Second Chances

The Summer of Second Chancesby Maddie Please

Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Published July 17th 2017 by Avon
4 stars

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Mystic Summer

Mystic Summerby Hannah McKinnon

Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 7th 2016 by Atria/Emily Bestler Books
4 Stars

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A Stardance Summer (Eternity Springs #13)

A Stardance Summer (Eternity Springs, #13)by Emily March

Mass Market Paperback, 307 pages
Published June 27th 2017 by St. Martin’s Paperbacks
4.5 Stars

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Summer at Oyster Bay

Summer at Oyster Bayby Jenny Hale

Kindle Edition, 276 pages
Published June 9th 2016 by Bookouture
4 Stars

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Sand Dollar Cove

Sand Dollar Coveby Nancy Naigle

Paperback, 174 pages
Published July 8th 2015 by Crossroads Publishing House, LLC
4 Stars

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Starfish Moon (The Brides of Blueberry Cove #3)

Starfish Moon (The Brides of Blueberry Cove, #3)by Donna Kauffman

Paperback, 368 pages
Published April 26th 2016 by Zebra
3.5 Stars

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