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A large family, homeschooling, adoption, special needs, whatever strikes my fancy, sort of blog.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

When I Fall In Love book review and Kitchen Aid Mixer GIVEAWAY

Susan May Warren does an amazing job of creating 3 dimensional, likable characters.  I reviewed It Had To Be You earlier this year, and was sucked into the storyline and thrilled to discover that it was part of a series. When I Fall in Love was just as intense, as we find out what happens to more of the Christiansen family, and meet new characters.

Set both in Hawaii and in Minnesota, the story centers mainly around Grace, a shy girl, and Max, a celebrity hockey player... with a secret.  They go from strangers to classmates at a culinary school, to a team competing in Honolulu Chop, a cooking competition.

Back in Minnesota, we meet Raina, who I am gussing will be the focus of an upcoming book, as her story leaves off with a bit of a cliffhanger in this one.  Raina tangles with one of the Christiansen brothers--only to discover he was the wrong one for her.  By the time she figures out that she likes Casper, things are... complicated.

Susan May Warren's newest book in the Christiansen Family Collection, When I Fall In Love,  has won over readers' and critics' hearts alike. With critical reviews like, ". . . an exquisite romance. Profoundly touching on the topic of facing fears, this book is a true gem," and more than 60 five-star reviews at Amazon, When I Fall in Love is sure to please.

Susan has teamed up with some amazing food bloggers for a fun food challenge and a KitchenAid Mixer giveaway!


  One grand prize winner will receive:
Grab your aprons and wire whisks and buzz on over to the When I Fall in Love website to learn more and enter the Hawaiian Chef Showdown! Susan is challenging you to make a Hawaiian-inspired dish using coconut, mango, or one of the other ingredients mentioned in the book. You’ll get extra points for creating your own recipe—plus she might share it on the When I Fall in Love site! Or if you're not up for an adventure in the kitchen just click one of the icons below for easy entry.

Hurry, the giveaway ends on August 10th. All winners will be announced August 13th at Susan's blog.

Don't miss a moment of the fun; enter today and be sure to visit Susan's blog on the 13th to see if you won!

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  1. Sounds like a fun giveaway! I love Christian fiction!

  2. I have a love/hate thing going on with great book reviews like the one you posted here. :) After the reviews I so want to read EVERY book, but then I hate that I seem to never have the time to sit and enjoy a good read :( But, these books look so good and I love the giveaway! I entered and I'm hoping to win some books and goodies and then I'll make myself sit down and READ :)

    1. This is one of those Great Authors. Seriously, find her books at your library and start at the beginning. I reviewed It Had To Be You in the spring, and alternately held my breath, wept, and rejoiced. Her books are just that good. (Okay, and I cry at everything, lol.) I'm guessing if you pick one up, you'll MAKE the time to finish it. :) Good luck to you!