Wednesday, October 22, 2014
October Bride - Katie Ganshert
Emma's dad has terminal cancer, and when she discovers his Bucket List only has 1 item remaining on it, she will do whatever she can to help him complete it. Only, the last item is to walk her down the aisle, and she's missing a groom to meet at the other end. When she confesses her wish to her long-time friend, Jake, he offers to be that man for her - a fake wedding to give her dad what he dreams of. But can Emma follow through? Can she fool her dad, and her heart, into a fake wedding?
The Year of Weddings series has been a little hit or miss for me, but this one was definitely a hit. My only problem with it was that I wanted it to be a full novel! I wanted more of Jake and Emma's story! While the author managed to not make the story feel overly rushed in so few pages, I really wanted to be able to savor their connection and history, and let it build up to the inevitable ending. I wanted to get to know the side characters, too - the best friend Lily, the smirky brother Liam - oh and I want their story, too!
As far as novellas go, I give this one 5 stars - It's hard to make a novella compact but satisfying. I can only hope that the author decides to expand this story though and give us some longer books!
You can find October Bride HERE.
You can find the author's website HERE. (I highly recommend all of her books!)
I received a copy of this e-book from the publisher, in exchange for my honest review.