15 October 2014

An October Bride by Katie Ganshert

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She wants to make her father's dream come true. She doesn't realize her own dream has been in front of her the whole time.

Emma Tate isn't a risk taker, so everyone in her small Midwest town is surprised when she suddenly becomes engaged to lifelong friend Jake Sawyer. No one but Jake and Emma know the true reason they're getting married – so Emma's dying father can walk her down the aisle.

While Jake and Emma plan an autumn wedding together, it becomes clear that their agreement has a few complications – the biggest being their true feelings for each other.

In this novella by award-winning author Katie Ganshert, a young woman must reconcile her dying father's dreams with her own dreams for love and for her future.

This is one A Year of Weddings novella I have been anticipating for months now. Since first reading A Broken Kind of Beautiful earlier this year, I have quickly fallen in love with Katie Ganshert stories – plus, the synopsis of “An October Bride” sounded really cute and sweet. I could not wait to read it, and when I finally got my hands on it, I flew through it. It’s such a delightful, heartwarming story with lovable characters and small-town charm. For any fan of A Year of Weddings or contemporary romance, this novella will surely be an enjoyable read. Now, I’m eager to finish out the year with Beth K. Vogt’s “A November Bride.”

Thanks to BookLook Bloggers, I received a copy of “An October Bride” and the opportunity to honestly review it. I was not required to write a positive review, and all the opinions I have expressed are my own. (I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”)

About the Author
Katie Ganshert graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison with a degree in education, and worked as a fifth grade teacher for several years before staying home to write full-time. She was born and raised in the Midwest, where she lives with her husband, their young son, and their goofy black lab, Bubba. When she's not busy writing or playing or reading or snuggling, she is obsessing over the paperwork and the waiting that comes with adoption. Visit her website.

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