Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easily in Sean D. Young’s ‘Secrets from the Heart’ [REVIEW]

Can a couple overcome an old family feud for love? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She may have just gotten the opportunity of a lifetime, but her entire family is causing her stress as they study her every move. Then she hires a new employee—who just so happens to be from a rival family—and it brings out all the critics! Will she be able to weather the storm, or should she just throw in the towel? Find out in Sean D. Young’s second Clover Creek novel, Secrets from the Heart.

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Estranged Siblings Reconnect in Jenny Hale’s ‘Butterfly Sisters’ [Excerpt]

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A trip home helps a woman find out what she really wants in life. (Photo courtesy Canva)

In recent years, Jenny Hale has become one of our favorite writers. She consistently delivers heartfelt stories we readily recommend to everyone because they’re about family and small-town life. It’s no wonder her stories translate well into Hallmark Channel movies! Now, in her latest book, Butterfly Sisters, she tells a story about a woman who must return to her family’s cabin to face the loss of her beloved grandma, see her estranged sister, and reconnect with an old beau. We hope you enjoy this special excerpt from the book! —J&H

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In Robyn Carr’s ‘The Best of Us,’ Growing into Adulthood Takes a Hearty Shove [REVIEW]

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When a woman spends her life raising her sister’s child, she’s ready to embrace the future and build a new life of her own when that kiddo grows up and leaves the nest. But what will she do when she discovers that even as an adult, those we nurture still depend on us for extra TLC? Find out in Robyn Carr’s heartfelt novel, The Best of Us.

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Danielle Steel’s ‘Neighbors’ Is A Love Letter to San Francisco [REVIEW]

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When an earthquake rattles San Francisco, neighbors meet one another for the first time in Danielle Steel’s latest novel. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A reclusive film star has done her best to disappear into anonymity. When a natural disaster strikes, however, she feels compelled to open her gates and come out of hiding to lend others a helping hand. But her generosity will have lasting repercussions for both her and those she assists. Is she ready to face the world once again? Find out in Danielle Steel’s Neighbors.

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Nothing Is What It Seems in Nora Roberts’ ‘The Liar’ [REVIEW]

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Her dead husband left behind nothing but a web of lies. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Her husband didn’t tell her the truth. In fact, he fabricated his entire existence. In an effort to rebuild her life, a widow takes her young daughter and retreats to the safety of her hometown. But the web of lies he spent years spinning has yet to completely unravel and she may never be safe again. In fact, home may be the most dangerous place of all in Nora Roberts’ The Liar.

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