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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

ARC Arrival: Never the Bride


Never the Bride by Cheryl McKay & Rene Gutteridge

Publisher: Waterbrook Press

I received this for a First Wild Card Tour in September.

About the book: Eleven Bridesmaid Dresses Don't Lie

Since she was just a little girl, Jessie Stone has dreamed up hundreds of marriage proposals, doodled the romantic ideas in her journal with her treasured purple pen, and fantasized about wedding dresses and falling in love. She's been a bridesmaid nearly a dozen times, waved numerous couples off to sunny honeymoons, and shopped in more department stores for half-price fondue pots than she cares to remember.

But shopping for one key component in her own happily ever after hasn't been as productive--a future husband. The man she thought she would marry cheated on her. The crush she has on her best friend Blake is at very best. . .well, crushing. And speed dating has only churned out memorable horror stories.

So when God shows up one day, in the flesh, and becomes a walking,talking part of her life, Jessie is skeptical. What will it take to convince her that the Almighty has a better plan than the one she's already cooked up in her journals? Can she turn over her pen and trust someone else to craft a love story beyond her wildest dreams? (from the back cover)

About the authors: Cheryl McKay is the screenwriter for the award-winning film The Ultimate Gift. She also wrote an episode of Gigi: "God's Little Princess," based on the Sheila Walsh book, and Taylor's Wall. She's been writing since age five, when she penned her first play. Cheryl is originally from Boston and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Rene Gutteridge is a critically acclaimed comedy writer and novelist. She is the author of fifteen novels including the Boo series, the Occupational Hazards series, and the novelization of the motion picture The Ultimate Gift. She lives in Oklahoma with her family. (from the back cover)

Never the Bride
Publisher/Publication Date: Waterbrook Press, June 2009
ISBN: 978-0-307-44498-1
320 pages


2 comments:

bermudaonion said...

I love the cover of this book!

Sheila Deeth said...

That does sound interesting.

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