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We LOVE our General Books Valentine’s Day display!


Our General Books manager, Jeanne, is great at pulling all of the best books for every holiday. And we have to say, we absolutely LOVE the Valentine’s Day display! Check out both our fiction and non-fiction books perfect for this holiday of love.

Fiction

We have a wonderful romance section in our General Books department. Come check it out!

Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe

Matilda Geoffrey had risked it all for love.

15842398She’d left Australia to be with Barry—the man who had swept her off her virtual feet. Now, wearing a wedding dress, she’s alone on Main Street in small-town Wisconsin, and things aren’t working out exactly as planned….

In town for his annual family visit, Marc Olsen had never seen a bride quite like Matilda—staring into a storefront window, holding a tottering wedding cake and looking desperately in need of a groom. He doesn’t have many warm feelings for his hometown, but meeting Matilda just as she discovers she’s been scammed by her online “fiancé” stirs something in him.

Matilda is not the kind of woman Marc imagined himself with, and Marc is anything but the romantic hero that Matilda has always dreamed of. But as unlikely circumstances throw them together, can they let go of their misconceptions and risk their hearts for love?

Starting Now by Debbie Macomber

#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber returns to Seattle’s beloved Blossom Street in this heartfelt tale of friendship, renewal, and discovering what’s truly important in life.

For years Libby Morgan dreamed only of making partner in her competitive, high-pressure law firm. She sacrificed everything for her career—her friends, her marriage, her chance at creating a family. When her boss calls Libby into his office, she assumes it will finally be good news, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking reality: She’s been let go and must rebuild her entire life . . . starting now.

With no job prospects in sight, Libby reaches out to old friends and spends her afternoons at A Good Yarn, the local knitting store. There she forms a close bond with Lydia, the sweet-natured shop owner; Lydia’s spirited teenage daughter, Casey; and Casey’s best friend, Ava, a shy yet troubled girl who will shape Libby’s future in surprising and profound ways.

As A Good Yarn becomes a second home—and the women a new kind of family—Libby relishes the different person she’s become. She even finds time for romance with a charming and handsome doctor who seems to be her perfect match. But just as everything is coming together, Libby must make a choice that could forever change the life she holds so dear.

Warmly told and richly textured, Starting Now is filled with the promise of new beginnings and the unending delights of companionship and love.

Non-fiction

Though our relationships section in the General Books department is no longer here, the books are. Just ask at the back desk and they can show you were to find these relationship favorites!

Keep Kissing by Rand H. Packer

“I like the way you come home, ahead of your footsteps your whistle, your hand firm on the door, the sound of you opening and closing it. I like your looking around, reclaiming the walls and floor, searching for, finding me, casually–with your head bent down for a kiss, bringing the world to me.” -Helen Harrington

Too many couples find their love going nowhere in the cyberspace surrounding them. In a howling, high-tech world floating on power and money, yet craving for simplicity perhaps this little book will be a gentle wind. Madly in love marriages are here for the making. However, we have to want it, and we have to Keep Kissing.

Marital Tune-up Kit by Douglas Brinley and David Brinley

(New) Marital Tune-up Kit (Brinley)Anyone who owns a car is familiar with the need for a periodic tuneup. This Marital ‘Tune-up Kit’ is designed with a similar goal in mind: Assist couples to keep their marriages functional and viable with a quick daily tune-up.

Each day of the year contains a verse of scripture or a quote, usually from a[n] [LDS] Church leader, followed by an application of the principle. Filled with wit and wisdom, every couple can benefit from this powerful tune-up.

Get the Guy by Matthew Hussey

Most dating books tell you what NOT to do. Here’s a book dedicated to telling you what you CAN do.

In his book, Get the Guy, Matthew Hussey—relationship expert, matchmaker, and star of the reality show Ready for Love—reveals the secrets of the male mind and the fundamentals of dating and mating for a proven, revolutionary approach to help women to find lasting love.

Matthew Hussey has coached thousands of high-powered CEOs, showing them how to develop confidence and build relationships that translate into professional success. Many of Matthew’s male clients pressed him for advice on how to apply his winning strategies not to just get the job, but how to get the girl. As his reputation grew, Hussey was approached by more and more women, eager to hear what he had learned about the male perspective on love and romance.

From landing a first date to establishing emotional intimacy, playful flirtation to red-hot bedroom tips, Matthew’s insightfulness, irreverence, and warmth makes Get the Guy:  Learn Secrets of the Male Mind to Find the Man You Want and the Love You Deserve a one-of-a-kind relationship guide and the handbook for every woman who wants to get the guy she’s been waiting for.

 

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