Friday, April 5, 2013

Review: "Starting Now" by Debbie Macomber

"Starting Now" by Debbie Macomber
Publisher - Ballantine Books
April 2nd, 2013
ISBN - 9780345528810 

#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber returns to Seattle’s beloved Blossom Street in this heartfelt tale of friendship, renewal, and discovering what’s truly important in life.
For years Libby Morgan dreamed only of making partner in her competitive, high-pressure law firm. She sacrificed everything for her career—her friends, her marriage, her chance at creating a family. When her boss calls Libby into his office, she assumes it will finally be good news, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking reality: She’s been let go and must rebuild her entire life
 . . . starting now. 

"Starting Now" is # 9 in the Blossom Street series, where we meet Libby Morgan.
Libby works in a law firm, and just as she thinks that she might be partner in the law firm, she is let go.  She then starts trying some new things in her life, including joining a gym and learning how to knit again.  And, when she is learning how to knit ( at the knitting store called " A Good Yarn" )  she joins some others making premie hats for the babies at the hospital.
 Working on this project is a changing point in Libby's life, as she meets new people, she realizes that she needs to slow down and not make work such a priority in her life.
This book is about Romance, Family, and Friendship. 
The characters in this story are well developed, and while you meet and get to know everyone on "Blossom Street" you'll find this book is hard to put down!
I dont want to give too much away,..but I really enjoyed this book!

Even though "Starting Now" is part of a series, you dont need to read the earlier books to enjoy this story, and if you are already a fan of the "Blossom Street" series, you will enjoy a return to the characters that you love!

 "Starting Now" on Amazon

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I received this book in a digital format from the publisher for this review.
The opinions expressed are my own.

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  1. Very nice review - I am a fan of the Blossom Street series, so I will have to check this out.

  2. Looks very interesting. Would look it up. Thanks for the review.

  3. Excellent tip that you can start the series right from this one, rather than having to start at the beginning to 'get it.' This was a great review!

  4. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite things hop xo

  5. Great review, Melissa! I like the background about family and friends.

  6. Sounds like a lovely book. Your review is inspiring.

  7. Thanks so much for all the sweet comments! =)


  8. It has been long time since I have read Debbie's books, will have to get back to some, thanks for your review and comments...
    Paula O(

  9. Sounds like a good book. The only book that I read from that series is #6. I don't know why only that one. Perhaps I need to start at the beginning. So-o many books I want to read. Not enough time to do everything. i know how much you love Debbie Macomber. Have you read all her books yet?

  10. Phyllis, I havent read all of Debbie Macombers books ( yet ) but Im working on it! =)
    Thanks for stopping by!

  11. Hugs and thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop xo


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