Love. Includes discussion questions and a list of books from the author. Praise for the printed letter Bookshop:“Powerful, and spirited, enchanting, this novel will delight. Patti callahan, bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Second chances. Reeling from a recent divorce, Janet finds sanctuary within the books and within the decadent window displays she creates.
The Printed Letter Bookshop #ad - All can be found at the Printed Letter Bookshop in the small, charming town of Winsome. One of madeline cullen’s happiest childhood memories is of working with her Aunt Maddie in the quaint and cozy Printed Letter Bookshop. Lewis“the printed letter bookshop is a captivating story of good books, a testament to the beauty of new beginnings, and a sweet reminder of the power of friendship.
Rachel mcmillan, author of Murder in the City of Liberty. Books. Friendship.
A Portrait of Emily PriceThomas Nelson #ad - But when emily follows Ben home to Italy, she learns that his family is another matter. Emily price—fix-it girl extraordinaire and would-be artist—dreams of having a gallery show of her own. But instead of allowing the land, and people of Monterello to transform her, culture, Emily interferes with everyone and everything around her, alienating Ben’s tightly knit family.
Soon after their first meeting, he works to win Emily as well—inviting her into his world and into his heart. Emily astonishes everyone when she accepts Ben’s proposal and follows him home. Soon, emily’s life and art begin to blossom, and Italy’s beauty and rhythm take hold of her spirit. Yet when she unearths long-buried family secrets, Emily wonders if she really fits into Ben’s world.
A delightful story of love, and appetite, passion, filled with Italian vivacity and charm. Anthony capella, international bestselling author of the Food of Love and The Wedding OfficerArt restorer Emily Price has never encountered anything she can’t fix—until she meets Ben, an Italian chef, who seems just right.
A Portrait of Emily Price #ad - Will the joys of italy become just a memory, or will Emily share in the freedom and grace that her life with Ben has shown her are possible?“A Portrait of Emily Price is a portrait of grace and love. Only ben’s father, lucio, gives Emily the understanding she needs to lay down her guard. There is no time for distractions, especially not the ultimate distraction of falling in love.
But chef benito Vassallo’s relentless pursuit proves hard to resist.
The Book CharmerGallery Books #ad - The problem is, grace wants little to do with the town or its quirky residents—Sarah chief among them. In her quest, she discovers the tantalizing promise of new love, the deep strength that comes from having a true friend, and the power of finding just the right book. If the books are right, Grace could be the savior that Dove Pond desperately needs.
Prepare to fall under its spell. A mesmerizing fusion of the mystical and the everyday” Susan Andersen, New York Times bestselling author, The Book Charmer is a heartwarming story about the magic of books that feels more than a little magical itself. It takes a bit of urging, and the help of an especially wise book, but Grace ultimately embraces the challenge to rescue her charmed new community.
The Book Charmer #ad - When sarah grows up to become the librarian in her quaint Southern town of Dove Pond, her gift helps place every book in the hands of the perfect reader. To her, books have always been more than just objects: they live, they breathe, and sometimes they even speak. Recently, however, the books have been whispering about something out of the ordinary: the arrival of a displaced city girl named Grace Wheeler.
New york times bestselling author Karen Hawkins crafts an unforgettable story about a sleepy Southern town, two fiercely independent women, and a truly magical friendship. Sarah dove is no ordinary bookworm.
The Brontë PlotThomas Nelson #ad - Everything comes to a head at haworth, with tenacity and resolution, home of the Brontë sisters, where Lucy is reminded of the sisters’ beloved heroines who, endured—even in the midst of impossible circumstances. Now lucy must face her past in order to move forward. But it may be the best thing that has ever happened to her.
Lucy alling makes a living selling rare books, often taking suspicious liberties to reach her goals. When her unorthodox methods are discovered, Lucy’s secret ruins her relationship with her boss and her boyfriend, James—leaving Lucy in a heap of hurt and trouble. You’re going to love The Brontë Plot.
Debbie macomberwhen Lucy’s secret is unearthed, her world begins to crumble. Lucy reluctantly agrees and soon discovers Helen holds secrets of her own. Something has to change; she has to change. In a sudden turn of events, helen, James’s wealthy grandmother, hires Lucy as a consultant for a London literary and antiques excursion.
The Brontë Plot #ad - And while it may hold mistakes and regrets, she will prevail—if only she can step into the life that’s been waiting for her all along. In fact, helen understands Lucy’s predicament better than anyone else. As the two travel across england, Lucy benefits from Helen’s wisdom as Helen confronts ghosts from her own past.
Lizzy and JaneThomas Nelson #ad - Estranged since their mother’s death many years ago, the circumstances of their lives are about to bring them together once again. Known for her absolute command of her culinary domain, Elizabeth’s gifts in the kitchen have begun to elude her. In need of some rest and an opportunity to recover her passion for cooking, Elizabeth jumps at the excuse to rush to her sister’s bedside when Jane is diagnosed with cancer.
Will she stay and become lizzy to her sister’s Jane—and Elizabeth to Nick’s Mr. Jane stayed behind to raise a family. After all, Elizabeth did the same for their mother. And patrons and reviewers are noticing. Darcy—or will she return to the life she has worked so hard to create? Lizzy and jane couldn’t be further from Jane Austen’s famous sisters for whom they are named.
Lizzy and Jane #ad - Elizabeth left her family’s home in Seattle fifteen years ago to pursue her lifelong dream—chefing her own restaurant in New York City. Perhaps this time, it will make a difference. As elizabeth pours her renewed energy into her sister’s care and into her burgeoning interest in Nick, literature, food, her life begins to evolve from the singular pursuit of her own dream into the beautiful world of family, Jane’s handsome coworker, and love that was shattered when she and Jane lost their mother.
Dear Mr. Knightley: A NovelThomas Nelson #ad - And as sam learns to love and trust Alex and herself, she learns once again how quickly trust can be broken. Reminding us all that our own true character is not meant to be hidden, Katherine Reay’s debut novel follows one young woman’s journey as she sheds her protective persona and embraces the person she was meant to become.
Praise for Dear Mr. Bookish samantha has always hidden behind the words of others—namely, her favorite characters in literature. Knightley offers to put Sam through Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism. Knightley is an emotional, haunting tale of hope and perseverance in the face of adversity.
Dear Mr. Knightley: A Novel #ad - For joy. Laurie viera rigler, a q&a with the author, author of Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen AddictSweet and thoughtful contemporary readStandalone novelIncludes a reading group guide, and Sam’s reading list . Knightley“katherine Reay’s Dear Mr. The problem is, both her prose and conversation tend to be more Elizabeth Bennet than Samantha Moore.
But life for the twenty-three-year-old orphan is about to get stranger than fiction. An anonymous, Dickensian benefactor calling himself Mr. Now, as she discovers love beyond the pages of her favorite novels, she will learn to write her own story. Sam is, to say the least, bookish.
Of Literature and LattesThomas Nelson #ad - After asking for her help, he wonders if something might grow between them—but forces beyond their control soon complicate their already complex lives, and the future they both hoped for is not at all what they anticipated. With the help of winsome’s small-town charm and quirky residents, Alyssa and Jeremy discover the beauty and romance of second chances.
She is broke, under FBI investigation, and without a place to go. Katherine reay returns to the cozy and delightful town of Winsome where two people discover the grace of letting go and the joy found in unexpected change. After fleeing her hometown three years earlier, Alyssa Harrison never planned to return.
Of Literature and Lattes #ad - Problem is, the business is bleeding money—and he’s not quite sure why. Having exhausted every option, Illinois, she comes home to Winsome, to regroup then move on as quickly as possible. When he meets alyssa, he senses an immediate connection, but what he needs most is someone to help him save his floundering business.
Yet, as friends and family welcome her back, Alyssa begins to see a place for herself in this small Midwestern community. Jeremy mitchell moved from seattle to Winsome to be near his daughter and to open the coffee shop he’s been dreaming of for years. Then the silicon valley start-up she worked for collapsed and turned her world upside down.
The Austen EscapeThomas Nelson #ad - But something is missing. Knightley“katherine reay’s writing shines in this modern tale that’s sure to please fans of regency fiction. In scenes brilliantly woven with austen’s classic characterization, Reay goes beyond courtship and manners to explore modern-day scenarios, grappling with themes of brokenness and loss, the weight of decisions and consequences, and the anchor of faith through difficult circumstances.
Admirers of jane austen, especially, will delight in the delicious descriptions and elegant prose as the protagonist is transported to the English countryside, taking readers along for the ride. Highly recommended. Davis bunn, bestselling author. As amiable as an austen novelist could be—but with a pen just as witty—Katherine Reay proves she’s ready to become Jane to a whole new generation of women.
The Austen Escape #ad - Kristy cambron, bestselling author of the Painted Castle“Wildly imaginative and deeply moving, The Austen Escape is Katherine Reay at her very best. Billy coffey, author of steal away Home“The Austen Escape has the remarkable ability to be both lighthearted and gripping. Working as an engineer, she genuinely enjoys her job and her colleagues—particularly a certain adorable and intelligent consultant.
Both cleverly written and nicely layered, reay’s latest proves to be a charming escape!” —Denise Hunter, bestselling author of Lake Season on The Austen Escape“At once sophisticated and smart . . .
The Bookish Life of Nina HillBerkley #ad - Strangers. Too drastic, plus she likes her hair. 2. It's a disaster! and as if that wasn't enough, her trivia nemesis, funny, has turned out to be cute, Tom, and deeply interested in getting to know her. Instant usa today bestseller!“Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful. 1 new york times bestselling author emily giffin“Meet our bookish millennial heroine—a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet, if you will… Waxman’s wit and wry humor stand out.
If she sometimes suspects there might be more to life than reading, she just shrugs and picks up a new book. 1. Completely change her name and appearance. Flee to a deserted island. Meet nina hill: A young woman supremely confident in her own. Shell. Hide in a corner of her apartment and rock back and forth. Already doing it.
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill #ad - It's time for nina to come out of her comfortable shell, but she isn't convinced real life could ever live up to fiction. Doesn't he realize what a terrible idea that is? Nina considers her options.
A Katherine Reay Collection: Dear Mr. Knightley, Lizzy and Jane, The Brontë PlotThomas Nelson #ad - Knightley, lizzy & jane, The Brontë PlotDear Mr. Knightleysamantha moore has always hidden behind the words of others—namely, her favorite characters in literature. Estranged since their mother’s death many years ago, the circumstances of their lives are about to bring them together once again. The brontë plotwhen a rare-books dealer goes to England, she discovers more than just the famous writing haunts—she discovers how to love and be loved in today’s modern world.
A Katherine Reay Collection: Dear Mr. Knightley, Lizzy and Jane, The Brontë Plot #ad - Katherine reay’s Dear Mr. Jane stayed behind to raise a family. Now available in one volume—three novels by Katherine Reay! Dear Mr. Now, she will learn to write her own story—by giving that story to a complete stranger. Lizzy & janeelizabeth left her family’s home in Seattle fifteen years ago to pursue her lifelong dream—chefing her own restaurant in New York City.
Knightley kept me up until 2:00 a. M. I simply couldn’t put it down. Eloisa james, new york Times bestselling author of Once Upon a Tower.
Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe: A NovelForge Books #ad - It is here that anna kate has returned to bury her beloved Granny Zee, owner of the Blackbird Café. It was supposed to be a quick trip to close the café and settle her grandmother’s estate, but despite her best intentions to avoid forming ties or even getting to know her father’s side of the family, Anna Kate finds herself inexplicably drawn to the quirky Southern town her mother ran away from so many years ago, and the mysterious blackbird pie everybody can’t stop talking about.
Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe: A Novel #ad - As the truth about her past slowly becomes clear, Anna Kate will need to decide if this lone blackbird will finally be able to take her broken wings and fly. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. Heather webber's midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.
Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow.