Sunday, September 14, 2008

Shore Lights by Barbara Bretton

Title: Shore Lights

Author: Barbara Bretton

# pages: 389

Date published: 2003

Genre: contemporary romance

Challenge(s): Casual Reading Challenge, 888 Challenge



Setting: Paradise Point, New Jersey

First Sentence:

“Once upon a time in the Emerald City there lived a woman named Maddy Bainbridge who believed she could move back home with her mother and not lose her mind.”

Synopsis (from Barnes& While Maddy Bainbridge didn't want to go back home to the Jersey shore, her mother's invitation came at a time when Maddy had few choices. But her effort to give her own little girl her heart's desire may just give Maddy a chance of finding her own...

Random Thoughts: This was one of those books that I put down with a sigh of satisfaction. There was one hokey part that I didn’t care for all that much, but it didn’t ruin the story for me. Shore Lights has wonderful characters—a mother and daughter trying to figure each other out and a sweet, romantic hero—that I was rooting for and an overall story that I just loved.

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