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In Heart's Landing, Evelyn wants to prove she's a good manager of the Captain's Cottage by the bay-a favorite place for weddings. Meanwhile, Ryan has invested his life savings to remodel the town's old boatworks into a brand-new wedding venue. When a Marine and his bride win the Wedding in a Week contest, they have seven days to put together a romantic, all-expenses-paid event. It'll be written up in Weddings Today magazine. But will they choose Evelyn's cottage or Ryan's boatworks? The rival business owners cozy up to the bride and groom, helping them plan their military wedding. And even though Evelyn and Ryan both grew up in Heart's Landing, they learn they never truly knew each other until now. But can they trust each other when only one of them can win? This sweet, heartwarming romance includes a free Hallmark original recipe for Slow Braised Lamb with Apricot Madeira Sauce.Show more
One of Country Living's 20 New Books You Don't Want to Miss This Spring One of Bookstr's 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021 One of Frolic's 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021 One of BookTrib's Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021 One of Brit + Co's Books You Should Read with Your BFF Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the "beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series" (Kristin Harmel, internationally bestselling author of The Winemaker's Wife). Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed "abandoned," she's put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process. Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he'll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate. Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you're born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think. From "the next major voice in Southern fiction" (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.Show more
Six hundred and fifty-seven days ago, Meg Kenyon's father left their home in France to fight for the Allies in World War II, and that was the last time Meg saw him. Recently, she heard he was being held prisoner by the Nazis, a terrible sentence from which Meg fears he'll never return. All she has left of him are the codes he placed in a jar for her to decipher, an affectionate game the two of them shared. But the codes are running low, and soon there'll be nothing left of Papa for Meg to hold on to at all. Suddenly, an impossible chance to save her father falls into Meg's lap. After following a trail of blood in the snow, Meggie finds an injured British spy hiding in her grandmother's barn. Captain Stewart tells her that a family of German refugees must be guided across Nazi-occupied France to neutral Spain, whereupon one of them has promised to free Meg's father. Captain Stewart was meant to take that family on their journey, but too injured to complete the task himself, he offers it to Meg, along with a final code from Papa to help complete the mission -- perhaps the most important, and most difficult, riddle she's received yet. As the Nazis flood Meg's village in fierce pursuit, she accepts the duty and begins the trek across France. Leading strangers through treacherous territory, Meg faces danger and uncertainty at every turn, all the while struggling to crack her father's code. The message, as she unravels it, reveals secrets costly enough to risk the mission and even her own life. Can Meg solve the puzzle, rescue the family, and save her father?Show more
Madison Porter loves Honey Springs, but her days are one big rinse-wash-repeat routine of working for the mayor's office and caring for the town's matchmaking cat, Belle. She once bid on the town's ice-cream shop with hopes of running it herself, but the sweet deal seemingly wasn't meant to be.Patrick Manning moves to the tiny town of Honey Springs to start over. After outbidding his competition for a building space, he now owns The Bean & Brew-and refuses to name his coffee shop with a bee-inspired moniker as per town tradition.Madison soon uncovers paperwork proving she actually won the bid and is the rightful owner of the shop, but no way will Patrick forfeit his claim and rebuild his life again when he's worked so hard. So when the town magistrate suggests a competition to see which business should prevail, they're both all in. The winner earns the space, but soon their hearts are at stake.Show more
Stephanie Ketterman has been doing her level-best to find a new normal since her beloved husband's tragic death two years ago, but it's been a real struggle. After nearly three decades of wedded bliss with Paul, filling the gaping hole he left behind seems impossible. How can she look forward to her future when her heart is firmly stuck in the past? But when she begins to find evidence of secret trysts and cryptic notes written shortly before his death, she's forced to re-examine everything. What if perfect wasn't so perfect after all?Show more
Celia Burrows thought she had it all-a handsome husband, two successful children, and a gorgeous beach house on the Northern coast of Maine. But her perfect life cracks apart when her husband of thirty years informs her that he's leaving. In a note. And since problems come in threes, her adult children reveal they've both been struggling with issues of their own. Before the separation, Celia was the main caretaker for her elderly father, but as her sisters step up to help in the wake of her troubles, neither of them takes to the role. Being tethered in Bluebird Bay is a nightmare for Anna, the youngest, whose passion for travel photography has taken her around the world. And Stephanie has struggled ever since her husband died in a freak boating accident a couple of years ago. As Celia begins to come to terms with her own shocking loss, she's surprised to feel a giddy sense of freedom. For thirty years, she's buried her own dreams in support of her husband's vision. But that was the past. It's time to pick herself up, dust herself off, and create a better, more fulfilling tomorrow. Now, if only she can convince the people she loves to do the same . . .Show more
Anna Sullivan has spent the last thirty years traveling solo around the world as a nature photographer, and she's loved every minute of it. But suddenly, the nights seem long and lonely, and she looks forward to her trips away from Bluebird, Maine and her sisters, Cee-cee and Steph, less and less. When a cruel twist of fate brings her back home, Anna reevaluates everything in her life. Can she find happiness in the town she's spent a lifetime running away from?Show more
From the author of The Bone Witch, the thrilling sequel to The Never Tilting World spins elemental magic, fierce sisterhood, and vast, incredible landscapes into a YA fantasy epic perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir. After a treacherous journey and a life-shattering introduction to a twin neither knew she had, sisters Haidee and Odessa expected to emerge from the Great Abyss to a world set right. But though the planet is turning once again, the creatures of the abyss refuse to rest without another goddess’s sacrifice. To break the cycle, Haidee and Odessa need answers that lie beyond the seven gates of the underworld, within the Cruel Kingdom itself. The shadows of the underworld may hunger to tear them apart, but these two sisters are determined to heal their world—together.Show more
Mia Maxwell used to have her dream job. She is a sought after wedding planner on Nantucket, with no shortage of business. But she is struggling a bit to get back to loving her job. It has been bittersweet to plan other people's weddings-ever since her own fiance died two weeks before their wedding.That was a year ago and she was just starting to feel better when she came back from a vacation to find her house burned down. So she will be staying with Lisa at the Beach Plum Cove Inn for a while until her house is renovated.Mia's also worried about her younger sister and best friend Izzy-she has a serious boyfriend who has grown more controlling over the past year.As it turns out, there are several members of the Hodges family that may be in need of Mia's services-she'll be planning not one but two weddings. There are a few road bumps along the way, however.Lisa has another long-term guest that she eagerly introduces to Mia. She finds this temporary neighbor equally intriguing and frustrating and she makes it clear that she's not even close to ready to date. She's not sure if she ever will be.Show more
Let's face it-professional success isn't built only on the work itself. Instead, it's often largely influenced by the manner in which you share or present your work. Small improvements in delivery can result in substantial improvements in outcome. People succeed not simply because they deliver a winning work product or idea, but also because they deliver their work or idea in a winning way. Winning Conditions is a joyful, insightful, and empowering book about delivering your work and ideas so that they (and you!) are more likely to be recognized, accepted, and celebrated. By consciously implementing these ideas, you'll see your colleagues and customers respond more positively to you and your great work. Your strong reputation and overall success will grow. You will begin to win. With Winning Conditions, you can show the world what you're capable of-it's probably more than you ever thought possible.Show more
'A godsend for concerned friends and relatives trying to rein in the chaos.'-The New York Times Whether you're addressing the rising chaos of a pandemic or preparing for a scheduled surgery, having checklists prepared to guide you through a hospital visit can often mean the difference between comfort and pain, personal and distant care--and even life or death. In today's hospital system, you can face a series of perplexing obstacles to satisfactory care, from overworked healthcare providers to understaffed facilities--which are heightened in times of crisis. You need to know how to take charge of your own healthcare; Elizabeth Bailey shows you how to do just that with a series of essential, easy-to-use checklists to better manage, monitor, and participate in your own healthcare, including: Before You Go, What to Bring, Master Medication List, Discharge Plan, and more. It is more important than ever to have a protocol, including a detailed plan for hygiene and communications while hospitalized. You can trust the medical staff, but you also need to trust yourself or a loved one to be your own best advocate. Newly revised and completely up-to-date, The Patient's Checklist shows you how.Show more
The first of its kind! This how-to audiobook from two psychology experts will help kids transform stress, worry, and anxiety by uncovering their inner superpowers. Perfect for fans of The Confidence Code for Girls and Raina Telgemeier's Guts. Now more than ever, kids need to feel empowered as they work through anxiety and low self-esteem. With its helpful, hands-on suggestions and tips, SUPERPOWERED will be embraced by every kid with insecurities, worries, and anxious thoughts. Renee Jain (founder of GoZen!) and Dr. Shefali Tsabary (New York Times bestelling author and Oprah contributor) make listeners the superheroes of their own stories. They introduce a toolkit of easy-to-understand methods for recognizing anxious behaviors, identifying the root causes of worried thinking, and realizing that strength can be found in reclaiming one's inner superpowers. SUPERPOWERED will help listeners find their P.O.W.E.R. (an acronym that inspires mindfulness and resilience practices) and gain lasting mental strength. This audiobook includes a downloadable PDF that contains worksheets, a glossary, and resources from the book.Show more
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