Friday, January 8, 2016

Blog Tour, Review, & Giveaway: Broken Things to Mend

broken things to mend

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


***This book is part of the Power of the Matchmaker series that features one recurring character—the match maker—but it is a STAND-ALONE novel.***

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.


This was a well written story.  A little on the sad side because it deals with abuse.  But it also tells a story of hope and how you can make a difference in people's lives by showing a little care and compassion.

Celia has not had a pleasant life and the latest blow makes her desperate for a big change.  I like that she had the strength and courage to escape and make that choice to try to find a better place.  I love the town and people of Sisters.   They take Celia in and before she knows it, she feels like she finally has the family she's always longed for.  But she has a secret that could potentially ruin the relationships she is forming.

The author does a good job of dealing with the abuse Celia has suffered and how it changes and continually affects Celia's life and decisions.  I loved the ending and so will you! :)

*Thanks to eBooksForReview for a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes. I was not required to write a positive review and all opinions stated are my own.*

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Karey WhiteAuthor 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.

Broken Things (1)

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