The Man Curse

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Meena Butler’s life is nearly in order, with one exception: the family curse. Is an age-old hex holding her back from landing the man of her dreams—or will she be the first woman in her family to break free of the past and find the love of a lifetime? Meena has heard whispers of the family curse since childhood. Seated around tables at the yearly reunion, relatives always shared stories of the Man Curse’s origins. It began with Great Grandma Anna Mae’s affair with the church pastor. After finding them in bed together, his wife hexed Anna Mae to prevent the women of her family from ever marrying, and the results are said to have lasted generations. Anna Mae and…

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The Dude’s Guide to Marriage: Ten Skills Every Husband Must Develop to Love His Wife Well

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‘I am a well-loved wife.’ Is this something your wife would say? Here’s your guide to making those words a reality in your marriage. What do women want? This question has stumped the greatest male minds for centuries. Of course, if you’re married, a much better question is, ‘What does your wife want?’ As Darrin and Amie Patrick reveal in this profoundly practical and transformational book, God designed your wife to want to need to be loved. And that design is an invitation for you to love her deeply, intentionally and passionately. Practicing ten powerful actions including listening, pursuing, and serving will transform you into your wife’s lifelong champion and have her nominating you for the Husband Hall of Fame. The…

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Becoming Irresistible: How to Effortlessly Have Men Pursue You, Treat You Like a Goddess, and Commit to You for Life

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In this Best Selling Dating Book, You’ll Discover Easy Ways to Have Men Pursue You, Treat You Like a Goddess, and Commit to You for Life by Becoming Irresistible Finally, a training program designed for women to stop leaving their love lives in the hands of fate, destiny, some man they have had a crush on, or the unavailable guy they desperately hope will change. What if you had… … a shortcut to becoming irresistible? … an easy-to-follow blueprint that allows you to be the true you and get your dream guy? … a way to instinctively know what to do and say in every situation to get the result that you want with men… … all without having to…

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The Deepest Night (Longest Night Book 2)

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“This smashing sequel shows that respectful communication is downright scorching… This sweet contemporary will appeal to romance fans who like their heroes powerful and smitten and their heroines capable and genuine.”-Publishers Weekly STARRED Review “Open your eyes, Michelle.” She gasped at the sight of the infinite night sky stretching all around her, full of more stars than she’d ever imagined. He’d thought of this. For her. It was so perfect, so romantic, it stole her breath. She smiled and curled her fingers around Ray’s. When everything you love is on the line… The Isles of Scilly off the coast of England are remote, windswept and wild. They’re the perfect place for Ray Powell to recuperate after the toughest Afghanistan mission…

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Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges

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From the founder of the popular online community Tiny Buddha.com comes a daily inspirational guide of simple and creative challenges to help you actively spread love to those around you. Tiny Buddha’s 365 Days of Tiny Love Challenges is a simple guide to help readers pursue happy, connected lives and bring greater love into the world. Each week begins with an inspirational message written by members of the TinyBuddha.com online community, followed by seven days of short challenges that focus on self-love, giving and receiving love in relationships and friendships, and spreading love in the world, such as: Write a list of three things you appreciate about yourself and place it somewhere in your home where you’ll frequently see it…

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A Wedding on Primrose Street

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A WEDDING ON PRIMROSE STREET (MIRA, August 2015, $7.99 U.S./$8.99 CAN), is a new novel in Sheila Roberts’s bestselling Life in Icicle Falls series. In this installment, readers will meet Anne Richardson. As a wedding planner, she’s seen mothers of the bride turn into Momzillas, and she’s determined not to become one of them when it’s her turn to be the mother of the bride. But now that her daughter Laney is engaged, all bets are off. Anne becomes obsessed with giving Laney the perfect wedding she herself never had— and that means a wedding at Primrose Haus, the perfect setting in the perfect location. Roberta Gilbert, owner of Primrose Haus in Icicle Falls, Washington, has been hosting events at…

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Wait Until I’m Dead!: A Novel of Family Secrets

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Surviving family horror is one thing. Having the courage and determination to reveal it is another. DJ Brava, romance novelist extraordinaire, has the courage. She has the determination. She has friends covering her back. But when unearthing one family secret leads to another and another… can she survive the fallout? Some family members beg her to wait until they’re dead. Has one of them gone too far in a misguided effort to protect someone — or something? This is an engaging page-turner for anyone who loves a good family drama full of secrets and intrigue. It has the social consciousness of a Picoult, the wit and tongue of Evanovich, the resonance of Sue Miller, and the female bonding of “Thelma…

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Someday Home

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A heartwarming story that celebrates how life-changing friendships can be found in all seasons of life. The sprawling lake home Lynn Lundberg built with her husband has been an epicenter of joyful family life, from summer holidays spent around the water, to cookies baked in the kitchen with grandchildren in the fall. But since her husband’s sudden passing two years ago, Lynn has been lost in the grief and solitude she feels without him at home. She doesn’t want to sell the big family place, but she can’t exist there on her own much longer. After hearing of a new way of living–where single women share responsibilities as housemates–Lynn thinks she’s found the answer to her prayers. Soon she meets…

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When Your Mother Doesn’t: A Novel

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What kind of women do daughters become when their fathers are missing and their mothers can’t love them? How do they find love and ways to love themselves? Nearly three decades of secrets lie between Lola Ashby and the two girls she reluctantly raised. Now, prompted by the one father figure she respects, older daughter Frankie agrees to drive from Portland to visit her ailing mother, who abandoned the girls when they were in high school. When younger daughter Callie announces to Frankie that she’s moving her fashion model career to Los Angeles from the East Coast, Frankie badgers her sister into meeting up in the Idaho panhandle for a family reunion to dilute the impact of their mother’s indifference.…

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Bridges of Paris

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Their love may last forever, but their locks are no more. This week, the extreme weight forced Paris to remove an estimated 45 tons of padlocks attached to the famed Pont des Arts bridge, placed there by couples to symbolically secure their love everlasting by turning the key and throwing it in Seinebelow. While the tradition encapsulates the beauty we all imagine when thinking of theCity of Love, picturing the structurally-compromised stone crumbling beneath the lovers’ feet certainly takes a bit of the romance out of the experience. To read the full article And to enter to win a copy CLICK HERE

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Home for Dinner

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Sports, activities, long hours, and commutes—with so much to do, dinner has been bumped to the back burner. But research shows that family dinners offer more than just nutrition. Studies have tied shared meals to increased resiliency and self-esteem in children, higher academic achievement, a healthier relationship to food, and even reduced risk of substance abuse and eating disorders. To read the full article and to enter to win a copy CLICK HERE

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From This Day Forward: A Love Story of Hope, Faith and Forgiveness

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Like many relationships, after eight years of marriage and two kids, Amy and Matt had drifted apart. They started fighting, lost trust and respect, and their marriage spiraled down. Instead of dealing with the problems, Amy started to drink. She lost her job, she gained weight, she neglected her children. And then one day, she went too far. Even though she knew she’d had too much to drink, she got behind the wheel of her car and in a drunken blackout crashed head first into a tree. Only when she came to—to the sounds of her daughter’s screams—did she remember . . . both her children were in the car with her. After this ultimate betrayal, Matt was done. He…

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