‘How to Change a Life’ Is Decadent and Delicious [REVIEW]

Navy Pier Fireworks

A chef sees fireworks when she meets a hunky ex-athlete in Stacey Ballis’ How to Change a Life. (Photo by Michael Mayer, Flickr)

What happens when you cross novelist Nancy Thayer with culinary maven Lucinda Scala Quinn? Meet Stacey Ballis, an author whose books are as delicious and decadent as they are hilarious and heartwarming. In her latest novel, How to Change a Life, three longtime friends reunite to dare one another to take leaps of faith that lead to unexpected consequences.  Read more of this post

Linda Lael Miller’s ‘The Marriage Charm’ Is An Enchanting Love Story [REVIEW]

Cowboy Wedding

Spence might be a good cop, but is he husband material? (Photo by Barry Lenard, Flickr)

In Bliss County, the local ladies have an agenda: they need husbands, and they are bound and determined to get them. Now that Hadleigh Stevens is sporting rancher Tripp Galloway’s ring on her finger, Melody Nolan plans to be the next bride to walk down the aisle. To date, she hasn’t exactly found Mr. Right. But securing her happiness may mean taking a harder look at the men folk in town. Find out who she snags in Linda Lael Miller’s The Marriage Charm. 
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