Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Broken Things to Mend by Karey White, Blog Tour & Giveaway

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broken things to mend


Broken Things to Mend by Karey White

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 Celia is in desperate need of a change--a change of scenery, a change of pace, and a complete redo of all relationships. Not knowing what else to do, she opens a map, closes her eyes, and lets fate decide her future. Then she packs her meager belongings and buys a one-way ticket to a little town on the fringes of Oregon's Deschutes National Forest called Sisters. She's wanted a family for years. Will she find one in Sisters? What Celia doesn't plan to find is a strange Chinese woman whose meddling ways keep throwing her in the path of a handsome, but reserved, forest ranger. But no matter how kind or dependable Silas seems to be, there are some things in Celia's past that neither of them can escape, and this time, the damage might be too much to mend.


 My Review:

This story is an emotional journey that will tug on your heart strings and keep you reading until the very last word. Pearl was this quirky and fun character, I could picture this older Chinese woman in my mind insisting someone drive her somewhere. And then I was so intrigued with Celia riding on the bus and I wanted to know why and what she was running away from! When I learned her story, my heart broke for her. I wanted to pick up the pieces and help her move on myself.  And then there was Silas with his stutter and his sweet personality, where did he fit into all of this? I had so many questions and I wanted to know how everything would tie together. This story has stayed with me all day since I finished reading it and I love this new direction that White has taken with her writing! It is still clean, still sweet, yet it addresses hard realities and tough real life situations. A journey you will be glad you went on, Broken Things to Mend is one book you don't want to miss!


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Author Karey White

 Karey White grew up in Utah, Idaho, Oregon, and Missouri. She attended Ricks College and Brigham Young University. Her first novel, Gifted, was a Whitney Award Finalist. She loves to travel, read, bake treats, and spend time with family and friends. She and her husband are the parents of four great children. She teaches summer creative writing courses to young people and is currently working on her next book.



      Blog Tour Giveaway - $50 Amazon Gift Card or $50 in Paypal Cash Ends 2/2/16 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code or Paypal Cash. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the author. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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