Fashionably Late

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Pocket Books #ad - Becca davis has always played it safe -- denying her passion for fashion design in a dead-end job and letting her pragmatic boyfriend mastermind of the "Kevin Bradley Ten-Year Plan" make the tough decisions in life. The reality of the hollywood scene is much harsher than she anticipated -- lots of slamming doors, snooty clients, and double-crossing celebrity stylists -- but she won't give up.

Terrified but determined, moves in with her sister in Los Angeles, Becca breaks off her engagement, and prepares to take the fashion world by storm. Is becca ready for his all-or-nothing approach to love? With her design business taking off and her family starting to fall apart, she's about to learn the timeliest lesson of all: Love and fashion wait for no woman.

Fashionably Late #ad - From a winning voice in fiction -- the author of My Favorite Mistake and Exes and Ohs -- comes a romantic comedy that will have you in stitches. She's only got one more chance to chase her dreams and no one -- not her control freak fiancé, not her dramaholic sisters, not her overprotective parents -- will talk her out of it.

And while she's waiting for her big break, she meets Connor, a sexy risk-taker who's the polar opposite of her ex-fiancé. Predictable springs a surprise proposal on her, Becca realizes that she's running out of time to turn her life around. He's right on time. She's late for her life.

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The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery

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Bantam Discovery #ad - Still, he insisted that they were perfect together and even bankrolled her blossoming business. And sign on the dotted line. Ellie married her handsome, wealthy Prince Charming when she was young, naive, and willing to sign a one-sided pre-nup in the name of true love. If she can’t save her marriage, she’s determined to save her divorce, and she’s not about to let a lot of legalese stand in her way.

When jen married Eric, he knew she wasn’t head over heels. All you need is love? for the residents of swanky Mayfair Estates, a pre-nup is just another item on the wedding to-do checklist—but three friends get more than they bargained for when they promise to love, cherish. But seven years and one toddler later, her happily-ever-after has come screeching to a halt.

The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery #ad - If he really trusts her, why the clause? and if she’s really trustworthy, why is she objecting?As romance collides with real life, three very different women turn to each other for moral support and insights about how to safeguard their most valuable assets: their hearts. But when jen’s career finally takes off, she realizes that she may lose her husband.

If eric leaves, jen will lose everything—including the marriage she values more than she thought. Up-and-coming attorney mara is sure her fiancé has forgiven her for a foolish one-night fling—until he adds a “cheating clause” to the pre-nup she had demanded.

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My Favorite Mistake

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Pocket Books #ad - Faith has always provided damage control when Skye's love life gets too reminiscent of a daytime drama. Exhibit a: faith's little sister, Skye, who muddled through her first divorce at the tender age of twenty-one. But if she and flynn are really meant to be, why does the path to happily-ever-after have so many potholes?

First love isn't forever. But a return to the amber fields of grain might just be what Faith needs to gain some perspective on her past -- and figure out her future. It's been way too long since her last love affair. Memories of flynn still get in the way of every man she meets. But never say never! faith has been putting off this homecoming for years, ever since her dad left her family in the lurch, and a sub-zero case of cold feet led her to call off the engagement to her high school sweetheart, her mother left her in charge of Skye, Flynn.

My Favorite Mistake #ad - But now that faith has finally found the job, of her dreams -- as a culinary writer, if not the man, currently living la dolce vita in Italy -- she can't just jet back to small-town Minnesota to help her suddenly pregnant little sister heal her broken heart and anemic bank account.

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Nearlyweds

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Pocket Books #ad - But now that the honeymoon’s over, casey, Stella, and Erin have each had to face some hard truths about the men they’ve married and the lives they’ve chosen. So when the news breaks that the pastor who presided over their weddings failed to file a few critical pieces of paper, none of these newlyweds is rushing down to the courthouse to legalize her vows.

Instead, the brides share their hopes, disappointments, and secrets while grappling with that pivotal question: Should they stay or should they go? Everyone says the first year of marriage is the hardest…but what would you do if you found out that you were never really married in the first place? .

Nearlyweds #ad - An irresistible, romantic comedy from award-winning author Beth Kendrick—three wildly different women form an unlikely friendship as they try to decide whether they’d re-do their I Do’s. They’ve had the white dresses and the fancy receptions.

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The Bake-Off

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Berkley #ad - Suburban soccer mom Amy has always wanted to stand out from the crowd. Sure, neither one of them has ever baked anything more complicated than brownie mix, but it's just pie-how hard could it be?Read an Essay on The Bake-Off by Beth Kendrick. Exceptionally entertaining and wonderfully original" Chicago Tribune, self- discovery, Beth Kendrick delivers a funny story about family, and the pursuit of the perfect pie crust.

The Bake-Off #ad - The two sisters have been estranged for years, but thanks to a series of personal crises and their wily grandmother, they've teamed up to enter a national bake-off in the hopes of winning some serious cash. Former child prodigy Linnie just wants to fit in. Armed with the top-secret recipe for Grammy's apple pie, they should be unstoppable.

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The Week Before the Wedding

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Berkley #ad - Her dreams are about to come true: She has a stellar career, a gorgeous house, and a fiancé any woman would die for. She thought she had life and love all figured out, but the next seven days might change her mind—and her heart. But ryan is no longer the headstrong boy she left behind. They wed on a whim, only to discover that combustible chemistry couldn’t ensure a happily ever after.

As the bridesmaids revolt and the mothers of the bride and groom do battle, Emily is surprised to discover new sides of both her ex and her fiancé. Beth kendrick sweeps you off your feet with a captivating tale of how even the best-laid plans can falter at the altar. After enduring a chaotic childhood, Emily McKellips yearns for a drama-free life, complete with a white picket fence.

The Week Before the Wedding #ad - But as friends and family arrive in picturesque Valentine, Vermont, for her wedding, an uninvited guest shows up. He’s now a successful film producer who just happens to be scouting a resort in Valentine with his adorable retriever in tow. Ryan is emily’s first husband from a disastrous starter marriage.

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The Lucky Dog Matchmaking Service

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Berkley #ad - As word gets around the exclusive gated community, Lara is overwhelmed with demands for her services. A model wants personal training for her overweight “flabrador”;  an aging socialite preps her pedigreed puppy for dog show domination. If lara can survive the breakup, the outrageous requests of her high-maintenance clientele, and her dogs' systematic destruction of her mother’s McMansion, she might finally find the rescue dog who rescues her in return--by leading her straight to the guy who could be her perfect match.

From beth kendrick comes a hilarious and heartwarming story about bad dogs and the women who love them… Lara Madigan has a gift. She can help you find your soulmate--your canine soul mate, that is. As a dog trainer with a soft spot for strays, broken-down Border Collies, she’s found the perfect home for sulky Shih Tzus, and diabolical Dalmatians.

The Lucky Dog Matchmaking Service #ad - But while she’ll always make room for one more rescue mutt, she’s not sure she’s ready to commit to another human being--especially after her long-term boyfriend drops the bomb: He’s not a dog person. Horrified and temporarily homeless, Lara and her furry pack move in with her mother, a wealthy fashionista who forbids even a single drop of drool.

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Exes and Ohs

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Pocket Books #ad - Exit the groom. With harmony determined to reunite with Alex and Gwen's ex-fiancé begging for a second chance, only one thing is certain: New loves and old flames are an explosive combination. Just as things are heating up with alex, gwen meets her newest patient -- a precocious preschooler whose chaotic soap opera-actress of a mother, Harmony, sounds an awful lot like one of Alex's crazy ex-girlfriends.

Exes and Ohs #ad - Unfortunately for gwen, complete with sex, lies, Harmony has a secret that plunges them all into a real-life daytime drama, and Vegas elopements. She doesn't intend to fall in love with him, but scintillating dates and mind-blowing physical chemistry have a way of winning a girl over. Child psychologist gwen Traynor has learned the hard way that "perfect" men aren't always what they seem.

Enter the ex. He's smart, handsome, funny -- an ideal rebound guy. Mostly because she is one of Alex's crazy ex-girlfriends. But when she meets Alex Coughlin, she's convinced her luck is changing. After being dumped the night before her wedding, she's understandably wary of diving back into the dating pool.

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In Dog We Trust

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Berkley #ad - From the author of once upon a Wine, a new novel set in the charming seashore town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware. When everything has gone to the dogs. As she strives to uphold the “best in Show” standards her pack requires, family, Jocelyn finds love, and forgiveness in the most unexpected places. When jocelyn hillier is named legal guardian for the late Mr.

In Dog We Trust #ad - Allardyce’s pack of pedigreed Labrador retrievers, her world is flipped upside down. She’s spent her entire life toiling in the tourism industry in Black Dog Bay and never expected to be living the pampered life of a seasonal resident in an ocean side mansion, complete with a generous stipend. But her new role isn’t without its challenges: the dogs although lovable are more high-maintenance than any Hollywood diva, the man she wants to marry breaks her heart, Liam, and she’s confronted at every turn by her late benefactor’s estranged son, who thinks he’s entitled to the inheritance left to the dogs.

Jocelyn has worked too hard to back down without a fight, and she’s determined to keep her new fur family together.

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Second Time Around: A Novel

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Bantam #ad - They laugh, reminisce, and commiserate about their soul-sucking jobs. Almost overnight, a bartender, an event planner, a copywriter, a professor, a pastry chef, and an administrative assistant reinvent themselves as a novelist, and a bed-and-breakfast owner. But the changes in their professional roles create unexpected turbulence in their personal lives, and soon the secrets and scandals from their past start to resurface.

Second Time Around: A Novel #ad - Maybe they should have listened to everyone who warned them to study something “practical. Then an unexpected windfall arrives—one million dollars, to be exact—with the stipulation that they use it to jump-start their new careers.  . For anyone who has ever wondered “What if?, romance, funny look at friendship, ” this engaging novel provides a sweet, and second chances.

Every summer, four college friends hold a mini-reunion.

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Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4

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Berkley #ad - From the “sharp, and surprisingly emotional”* author of In Dog We Trust comes a novel set in the charming seaside town of Black Dog Bay, sassy, Delaware. There’s only one little problem: None of them knows the first thing about wine making. She’s bought a vineyard—in Delaware. At ginger’s command, cammie returns to Black Dog Bay, the seaside town where she spent her childhood summers with her aunt and her cousin, Kat.

Cammie breyer needs a big glass of cabernet—her restaurant failed and her chef boyfriend left for a hotter kitchen. And it turns out, owning a vineyard isn’t all wine and roses. While the grapes ripen under the summer sun, like wine, is layered, complex, Cammie discovers that love, delicious, and worth waiting for… .

Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4 #ad - Every day brings financial pitfalls, unruly tourists, romantic dilemmas, and second thoughts. But even as they struggle, they cultivate hidden talents and new passions. Just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, her Aunt Ginger calls with a surprise. The three women reunite, determined to succeed. It’s dirt, sweat, and desperation.

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