Saturday, February 23, 2013

Fun Contemporary Romance

Picture Perfect
by Janice Thompson
Weddings by Design series, Book 1
Christian Fiction / Contemporary / Romance
Available January 2012
Revell Books
336 pages



About the Book
She’s trying to focus on her future. How can one man make everything feel so . . . fuzzy?

Hannah McDermott has a successful photography studio. She’ll soon be featured in Texas Bride magazine. And she has a celebrity client whose Galveston ceremony will be her ticket to the top spot on wedding coordinator Bella Neeley’s list of recommended photographers. But it could all come crashing down around her because of one man: archrival and photographer extraordinaire Drew Kincaid.

As the competition between Hannah and Drew heats up, Hannah is surprised to find that it’s not the only thing getting more intense. She can’t get the handsome man out of her thoughts-or even out of her line of sight-and the job of her dreams is turning into a nightmare. Will everything she’s worked for slip out of her hands? And can she see past her pride to find a picture-perfect love?

With contagious humor and a cast of quirky characters, Janice Thompson gives you crazy bridal-business drama, sweet romance, and a satisfying dose of laughter.

My Thoughts
After reading Janice Thompson's Backstage Pass series last year, I was excited to read Picture Perfect, the first book in the Weddings by Design series. While many readers have been excited to see that Bella's back (!!!), this was my first introduction to Bella and her quirky, fun family. I quickly decided that I needed to go back and read the previous Bella books ASAP!

The beginning was a little slow for me, with the huge emphasis on the Irish family background. It was a little over the top. I grew to really like Hannah and Drew. Despite their competitive start, there was a great chemistry there. It was fun to see their friendship grow. And Bella and her family were a large part of the story and really added a lot of depth. This was a great "chick lit" book, and I'm looking forward to the rest of the series. [4 stars]

I received a free copy of this book from Revell in exchange for my fair and honest review.

Available January 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

About the Author
Janice Thompson is a seasoned romance author and screenwriter. An expert at pulling the humor from the situations we get ourselves into, Thompson offers an inside look at the wedding business, drawing on her own experiences as a wedding planner. She is the author of the Weddings by Bella series and the Backstage Pass series. She lives in Texas.

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