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Ndmother I would not have done what she did Ceejay was angry at Matt but she directed her anger at others And Ceejay continued being rude angry and mean later n the book several times I don t reuire perfect heroines That would be boring I m ok with heroines doing stupid or unlikeable things when t fits but here t made me angry I would have preferred circumstances and other characters create the conflictsThe last part of the book reminded me of TVLifetime movies Major life events happen for various characters health Their Virgin Secretary (Masters of Ménage, issues accidents marriage children careers moving This was ok but filming doesn t pick up the depth andnner feelings that books can I wanted chemistry and The River interesting relationship development between Ceejay and Noah and maybe with some of the other characters as wellI loved Noah Hes close to being the On a Cold Road ideal boyfriendhusband I d love to have a mothern law like Allison She was meddlesome Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Healing from Abandonment in a compassionate loving and helpful wayThe narrator Kate Rudd seemed ok I wonderf her tone of voice made the heroine less likeable for me I m not sureDATANarrative mode 3rd person Unabridged audiobook length 9 hrs and 56 mins Swearing language moderate Two Children Behind A Wall including religious swear words but rarely used Sexual language none Number of sex scenes 2 Setting current day Perfect Indiana Book copyright 2012 Genre contemporary romance amputee My MusingsI always enjoy a military romance and this ones a great one I loved the characters and the story line It Also has an excellent cast of secondary characters as well I listened to the narrator and she was fantastic really brought the characters to life Can t wait to read the next one Darkstalker (Wings of Fire: Legends, in this series Happy reading This book was sweet and thats all From the beginning I wanted to read this book cz The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas it takes placen Indiana A state which I lived The Twenty-Third Man (Mrs. Bradley, in for a while and adoret I m not really sure how this book came across my radar don t even remember reuesting The Handbag Book Of Girly Emergencies it from the library butt was there with the last batch of books that I picked up this weekNeeding a light easy read tonight I picked this one up and uickly fell The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop in love with the story The town charmed me even ast annoyed me I grew up Sweet Liberty in a small town so very much sympathized with Ceejay s feeling oft how everyone was n your business how you never had any secrets but also how the town was there to help you when you needed t Very much a lovehate feelingWith how this one opened there was nothing I could do but hate Matt even his way to pay Ceejay back was a case of too little too late for me I felt for Noah and Allison to learn what Matt did even as you were Night of the Living Dead Christian in that state they had to hate him a bitI thought Noah had a good plan to find out about Ceejay just wished that he would have been the one to spill the beans I thinkf I had one complaint about this book The New World Order it would be how both Noah and Ceejay jumped to conclusions when only learning half of the story It would have been somethingf King Solomons Carpet it was only once butt was time and time again Very frustrating because you were rooting for them as a couple and as a familyI was glad when finally both pulled their heads out of their butts and actually talked even talked about creating some sort of code word that meant they needed to be alone for a bit not get the hell out of my lifeI really loved the choice Noah and Ceejay made on where to start their new life and how they went about Halflings (Halflings, itI look forward to readingn this series. Il the day Noah Langford shows up on her doorstep His gentle spirit has an unexpected effect on Ceejay’s guarded heart tempting her to take one last chance on love But when a painful secret comes to light t threatens to break the fragile bond growing between themand to destroy a love powerful enough to heal them both.
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I have such a soft spot for military men I believe I ve mentioned this before So of course this book nstantly had a place Too Close for Comfort (Jo Birmingham in my heart As I read the story Noah burrowed himselfn deeper and deeper The heroine CeeJay could have easily turned Trauma into the trope harpywoman scorned caricature Barbara Longley was really smartn showing CeeJay doubting her motives and uestioning why she was treating Noah and others like they had wronged her It helped me to like CeeJay throughout the whole book The Dark Lord Trilogy (Star Wars: The Dark Lord Trilogy, instead of having that moment liken most romance books that I wanted to shake herI m still not sure I can warm up to Noah s dad but I couldn t help but fall Speech-making and Presentation Made Easy in love with the rest of the family members on both sides Especially Ted and Allison I can t wait to read And I hope Ted gets his story some day Ceejay Lovejoy has spent her lifen the town of Perfect waiting for the day when she could finally leave Happiness the Mindful Way it all behind her But when her boyfriend steals her car all her money and leaves her alone and pregnant at the age of 19 those plans to leave her hometown get put on holdFast forward five years and Noah Langford has survived a war and returned home with PTSD and missing a leg He soon discovers his stepbrother abandoned his pregnant girlfriend years ago and Noah decides to head to Perfect and het to know the woman whos raising his niece or nephewThis book really tugs at the heartstrings Emotionally Gorilla, Monkey Ape it took me through all the ups and downs of these two people Noah and Ceejay are deeply scarredndividuals but somehow they find a way to overcome the past and be just what the other needsThis A First Book of Jewish Bible Stories is a warm story with a very happy ending But I have to say some of the bumps along the way to happily ever after had me sobbing bi Contemporary Romance like any other genre has recurring tropes there are archetypes and there are rules My personal opinions the greatest writers know the rules and then try to get away with breaking them Authors like Penny Reid and Terri Osburn spring to mind That sn t this bookThis s fairly typical Contemporary Romance It reminded me of Robyn Carr and maybe a little of Marilyn PappanoAs a CR The Bully it reallysn t bad I mean I ve seen The Regiment it all before butt still ticked all the boxes you expect from the genre I did find the way the author dealt with PTSD a little annoying but there s nothing new there Honestly I wish authors would just move onto the next trendy condition maybe a scar through the eyebrow or something This book was a perfect example of why I usually dislike the contemporary romance genre The lead characters have the silliest reactions to things They jump to wrong and sometimes pretty awful conclusions about each other and create false The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure, issuesn order to contrive tension for the plot The female lead Johnny Came Home is selfish and often stupid and the lead males well just kinda stupid The whole thing just wore on my patience and I ended up skimming a lot The chemistry between them felt totally manufactured and I never believed t Why n the world besides her being cute would anyone fall desperately The Complete Idiots Guide to Raising Chickens in love with such a selfish bitchy unreliable person as the heroine And why would anyone besides his being hot fall for a guy who bumbles from one contrivance to the next And of course everyone just thinks the two of them arendividually the bees knees so The Complete Idiots Guide to Finance for Small Business it all makes sense I like small town romance I really do Whent s done well as t s The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea in several of Robyn Carr s Vi. Noah Langford narrowly survived the roadside bombingn Ira that killed five of his men and took his leg leaving him haunted by flashbacks and riddled with guilt When his stepbrother Matt dies n a car accident the loss feels like the final blow to Noah’s shattered soul But then he learns about the girlfriend and baby.
Rgin River series t s very engaging Recently two of my favorite authors Julie Ann Long and Pamela Clare have begun book series Everybody Matters in the small town contemporary romance genre and they were great This book however did not cutt for me and was a big let down after those other efforts Contemporary romance The Slaughter is a popular genre but just like chick litt far too often as Three Mothers, Three Daughters in this case leaves me cold Hh NoahCeejayWhere Perfect Indianna I found this book on a discount email from It s always fun to stumble on a little jewel Far From Perfect was a sweet romance with a sweet story built aroundt I found Three by Atiq Rahimi it refreshing after reading a few prettyntence books before reading this one Noah was an Magical Garden 2018 Calendar: Coloring Meditations Inspired by Nature injured veteran trying to figure out what to do with his life since his plan to be career military was so abruptly taken from him Nownjured and battling PTSD he The Pages is not only trying to rebuild his life he s trying to find a reason to rebuildtCeejay Hija de la fortuna is dealing with some baggage of her own Abandoned by her father before birth abandoned by her mother as a preschooler and abandoned by her boyfriend shes trying to build a life for herself What made the story worth reading The Black Widower in my opinion was the way the author showed that theres hope for our veterans as they return home from war She didn t make The Learning Curve it sound easy She showed the workt takes and the support that The Night Listener is needed Butn the end she portrays a life worth living even f t s not the one that was planned Thank you Ms Longley for a story of hope community loyalty and love Far From Perfect In the Electric Eden is perfect Its a heartwarming story that will sweep you away to a small American town and have you falling The Iron Daughter (The Iron Fey in love with the people who live thereWe meet Ceejay Lovejoy preparing her laundry while her boyfriend Matts anxious to leave their apartment He leaves all right He leaves Ceejay at the curb literally after stealing her car and life savings She s pregnant all alone with no money no car and her dreams of escaping small town Perfect Indiana are gone Aunt Jenny takes her back to the family homestead where Ceejay lives and raises her daughter Lucinda Mae Luce until she can take herself and Luce out of Perfect and to a big city where no one knows her life s history There s only one problem Noah Langford shows up on her doorstep with a kind heart and soul she can t resistNoah Langford The Reckoning (Maeve Kerrigan, is a veteran who has returned home after surviving a suicide bombing losing a leg ands now coping with PTSD His stepbrother dies Wiggins, Sherlock et le Mysterious Poison - collection Tip Tongue - A1 dcouverte - ds 10 ans in an accident and while looking through personal belongings Noah finds an addressed envelope cash a letter and a lifensurance policy for the woman his stepbrother abandoned when he found out she was pregnant Informing his parents of this news he sets out on a journey of healing finding himself and unexpected loveThis story grabs you from the beginning and holds you till the end You will be swept away to Perfect Indiana and won t want to leave Barbara Longley writes with the charming detail color life and emotion You will smile and you will cry Far From Perfect now sits on my keeper shelf alongside my Nora Roberts books Yes The Enchanted Wood (The Faraway Tree, it s that good Great first part but heroine became unlikeable The adorable 4 year old daughter has a large partn the storyThe first four chapters were really good a fourth of the book I was enjoying The Soul Stylists it and full of anticipation Thenn chapter 5 Ceejay was bitter narrow minded angry and mean to the well meaning gra. Matt abandoned years earlier and suddenly Noah has a new missionCeejay Lovejoy was nineteen and pregnant when her boyfriend walked out disappearing from her life just like her parents did Since that day Ceejay has devoted herself to giving her daughter a better life avoiding any man who could threaten that security unt.
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Barbara grew up with two brothers and two sisters and none of them were born in the same place Moving around so freuently she learned early on how to entertain herself with stories As an adult she has lived on a commune in the Appalachians taught on a reservation and traveled from coast to coast and to Europe When her own children came along Ms Longley decided to try something new—stayi