Susan Mallery’s ‘The Vineyard at Painted Moon’ [EXCERPT]

Escape into Susan Mallery’s The Vineyard at Painted Moon. (Photo courtesy Canva)

We frequently hear that we can have it all if we work hard enough. But is that always the case? For one woman, family relationships may be getting in the way of pursuing her dreams and living her best life in Susan Mallery’s thoughtful new novel, The Vineyard at Painted Moon. We hope you enjoy this excerpt from her forthcoming book. —J&H

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Author Gillian Harvey’s Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media [GUEST POST]

Author Gillian Harvey and her son Robbie overload on sugar.
Gill and her son Robbie overload on sugar. (Photo courtesy Gillian Harvey)

We love the premise of the novel, Everything is Fine, which is about a woman who has it all… at least on her Instagram feed. But in real life, things aren’t always what they appear. But how does a writer—who depends on social media platforms to get the word out about her work—truly feel about this aspect of online culture? Find out in today’s candid guest post from author Gillian Harvey. Enjoy! —J&H

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Two Women Learn the Importance of Sisterhood in Robyn Carr’s ‘Sunrise on Half Moon Bay’ [REVIEW]

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Two sisters. Two lives. When their circumstances change, will they be able to bridge a two decade gap and find the strength they both desperately need in one another despite their differences? Find out in Robyn Carr’s Sunrise on Half Moon Bay.

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Learn to Let Go in Jill Shalvis’s ‘Second Chance Summer’ [REVIEW]

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A new summer is the perfect opportunity for new beginnings. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Tragic loss. Painful memories. One chance at a fresh start. When a woman has nothing else to lose, should she go home to lick her wounds or take her chances on her own? Find out in Jill Shalvis’s powerful novel of love and redemption, Second Chance Summer. Read more of this post

When Two Strangers Become ‘Cowboy Bold,’ Anything Is Possible [REVIEW]

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A big-hearted rancher opens his home to eight mischievous kids in Cowboy Bold. (Photo courtesy Canva)

He needs an employee. She needs a job. What she doesn’t need is a handsome cowboy to complicate her life, even if he does have the bluest eyes she’s ever seen. So what’s a girl to do when she just wants to get out of debt? Find out in Carolyn Brown’s Cowboy Bold, the fun first installment in her Longhorn Canyon series.
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