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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Meant to Be Mine by Becky Wade- The only love story you MUST read this summer!

My Thoughts:

My heart was pounding as I laid my head back, closed my eyes and sighed.  The swoon worthy effects of reading the last page of Meant to Be Mine.  Becky Wade has created the Couple of the Year with Ty and Celia- perhaps even the couple of the decade.  All I could think was THAT is a love story!  And you know what?  I'm going to read Meant to Be Mine again- soon.  Friends- I never reread books- ever.  Who has time for that?  Well.  This time I'm making an exception.  Meant to Be Mine is that romantic, clever, funny (the dialogue is masterful!), heartbreaking, and downright delicious. Yes, a book can be delicious!  It was like Red Vines and hot buttered popcorn.  I couldn't get enough of it!

Oh yes, Meant to Be Mine is my new favorite book.

The story begins with a wedding in Vegas.  It's not planned.  Sweet Celia has carried a torch for Ty for 14 long years.  She is utterly in love with him- and he asks her to marry him.  Wonderful!  Right?  Well... The very next morning he tells her that he loves someone else.  Yes, he does!  There are no words.  Celia tells Ty that she will never forgive him.  And the years go by...

6 years later Ty decides to look Celia up.  Just to see how she's doing.  She's got quite the surprise for him!  I want to sit you down and tell you more but that would be unkind.  You need to read the book yourself!  I'll just tell you this.  The sizzle between Ty and Celia is palpable.  (Christian women like passion, too!)  They challenge each other and it was a pleasure to watch them spar with their words!  Becky Wade also delivers amazing supporting characters in her books.  That's one of the many reasons I love her writing.  Uncle Danny, precious Addie (you'll have to read to see who she is. ;) ), Bo, Meg, Donetta and more all round out this love story in the most beautiful way.  I would love, love, LOVE to see Made to Be Mine created into a movie.  Through Becky Wade's words I could almost see Celia and Ty.  Their story needs to be on the big screen.  I'd be first in line to see it, although we know the book is always better. :)

About the book: 

Ty Porter has always been irresistible to Celia Park. All through high school---irresistible. When their paths cross again after college---still irresistible. This time, though, Ty seems to feel exactly the same way about Celia. Their whirlwind romance deposits them at a street-corner Las Vegas wedding chapel.
The next morning they wake to a marriage certificate and a dose of cold reality. Celia's ready to be Ty's wife, but Ty's not ready to be her husband. He's a professional bull rider, he lives on the road, and he's long planned to settle down with the hometown girl he's known since childhood.
Five and a half years pass. Celia's buried her dreams so that she can afford to raise her daughter. Ty's achieved all of his goals. Or thought he had, until he looks again into the eyes of the woman he couldn't forget and into the face of the child he never knew he had.
How much will Ty sacrifice to win back Celia's trust and prove to her that their spontaneous marriage can still become the love of a lifetime?

Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/x1YKE

About the author: 

Becky makes her home in Dallas, Texas with her husband, three children, and one adoring (and adored) cavalier spaniel. Her CBA debut, My Stubborn Heart, was a finalist in both the RITA and INSPY awards.Undeniably Yours kicked off her Texas-set Porter Family series. Her newest contemporary romance, Meant to Be Mine, has just hit shelves!

Becky can be found at: websiteFacebookTwitterPinterest

Becky Wade's latest novel, Meant to Be Mine, is a keeper! 

Celebrate with Becky by entering her "Dream Come True" $200 Visa cash card prize pack giveaway and RSVP for her June 10th Facebook party!


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Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 10th. Winner will be announced at the Meant to Be Mine Facebook author chat party on June 10th. Connect with Becky for a fun evening of book chat, trivia, laughter, and more! Becky will also share an exclusive look at her next book and give away books, fun prizes, and gift certificates throughout the evening.

So grab your copy of Meant to Be Mine and join Becky on the evening of June 10th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven't read the book, don't let that stop you from coming!)

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*I was given this book by Litfuse in exchange for my honest opinion.  No other compensation was received.*


Tristan said...

that sounds so so good!!!!

Mary Ann Potter said...

I just love your enthusiasm for books you truly love! Happy reading!

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

Sounds very romantic!

Lane Hill House said...

Hi Lori, I have invited you for http://lanehillhouse.blogspot.com/2014/06/sunflower-blogger-award.html
Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House