Meet Julia, Karen, Liz and Claire - four very different women facing very different problems. Macomber manages to touch on many aspects of everyday life: divorce, grief and loss, cancer, empty-nest syndrome, domestic violence, late-in-life pregnancy, career choices, selfish teenagers and crack babies. A devoted grandmother, Debbie and Wayne live in Port Orchard, Washington, the town which inspired the Cedar Cove series. Over a meal and coffee, the friends talk, tell their stories, and offer each other encouragement and unfailing support. Just like I'll probably eat too much dessert again. Each character faces some very real problems and readers may want to have a tissue nearby while reading parts of the book.
And speaking of knitting, it was interesting thatMacomber included that hobby in the book, especially in the form of a knitting shop, as her Blossom Street series also revolves around a knitting shop. A main character's sister has been physically and emotionally abused by her husband for at least a year, but stayed with him because he threatened to This was my first Debbie Macomber book, and the ending left a bad taste in my mouth so I'm not sure I'll read another. I would never waste valueable reading time on something so inane and pointless. The moment someone discovers you are a book-lover they instantly assume you enjoy the same books they do. I had never read anything by Debbie Macomber before but this seemed like a perfect fit.
Julia is turning forty this year. Karen is in her twenties, and she believes these should be the years for taking risks. They shared their struggles through their journals and through their meetings with each other on Thursday mornings at 8am for breakfast. But that aside I just love Macomber books, and want to read more of her stuff. An unexpected, and unwanted pregnancy. I've never read anything else by this author, but I'm familiar with her as a purveyor of novels in this genre. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
But through her son she discovers what her ex is going through. A main character's sister has been physically and emotionally abused by her husband for at least a year, but stayed with him because he threatened to kill her and their child if they left him. Substitute teacher and would-be actress, Karen wishes her mother would just accept her as she is and stop comparing her with her respectable sister. In some cases, there were no happy endings, which is realistic and made the book more inviting. Lovely- I think these are the sorts of supportive friendships among women that most women long for. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. All of our books are in clean, readable condition unless noted otherwise.
She is about to learn there is a fine line between love and hate. Claire is trying very hard to get past her bitter divorce and to be emotionally supportive of her two teenage sons. The women are quite different, not just their ages, but also their attitude to life. In some cases, there were no happy endings, which is realistic and made the book more inviting. The book is written in sections as each woman tells about her day or so. As I perused the selection and read lots of back covers I came across this book. Thursdays At Eight A Romance Novel can be very useful guide, and thursdays at eight a romance novel play an important role in your products.
And maybe that includes romantic possibilities… Karen is in her twenties, and she believes these should be the years for taking risks. Talk about overdosing on chick lit. In addition, I appreciated how the author transitioned from scene to scene. The book ends on New Year's Day as 4 women individually chose a word that will motivate them thru the upcoming year. I would recommend this book to any friend who likes cozy books. She had been through ahurrendous divorce. I loved the characters as I usually do in a Macomber book.
All of our books are in clean, readable condition unless noted otherwise. Everything's going according to plan--until she discovers she's pregnant. Julia is turning forty this year. I'm starting to really like Debbie Macomber and how she tells the characters' stories, and lets us get to know them. Will I ever read her again? I wanted something cozy and easy to read. Clare has just been through a devastating divorce.
And maybe that includes romantic possibilities… Karen is in her twenties, and she believes these should be the years for taking risks. Door de veranderde omstandigheden in hun levens weduwe geworden, scheiding, beroepskeuze problemen, opgroeiende kinderen hoopten ze weer grip op de dagelijkse dingen te krijgen en zichzelf beter te leren kennen. Up until the very end it was a fine book. It was a good quick read. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. She answers that she doesn't want to make any rash decisions and they're trying to work on things.