Every Bride Needs A Groom by Janice Thompson

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What it’s about:

From the publisher:
“Small-town girl Katie Fisher is planning her wedding. Sure, her boyfriend hasn’t managed to pop the question just yet, but that doesn’t mean she shouldn’t enter a contest in Texas Bride magazine to win the dress of her dreams, right? But when her boyfriend breaks up with her and takes a job in another town–the very same day Katie wins her dream dress–her world is turned upside down. Should she claim her prize? And will the hunky former pro-basketball player who runs the swanky Dallas bridal shop–yeah, you read that right–catch on to her humiliation if she does?”

My thoughts:

I enjoy Janice Thompson’s style of writing and fun, quirky sense of humor so I was excited to read this book for review. Every Bride Needs A Groom is the first book in a new series. I love the title of this, it shows the type of humor that the book contains. I did feel the first half of the book was a bit slow. It was still easy to read with this author’s easy writing/reading style, but I was really happy when it picked up about half-way through and I thoroughly enjoyed the rest of the book until the ending. There are a lot of characters to keep track of, but each with their own strong personalities, that it was pretty easy to do. After reading some heavy-hitting books, this book was a nice little “vacation for my mind” type of book that was a fun little getaway.
I give Every Bride Needs A Groom 4 out of 5 stars. I recommend this book, especially to those who are looking for a fun, light read.

I received this book in exchange for my honest review.

About the author: Award-winning author Janice Thompson also writes under the pseudonym Janice Hanna. She got her start in the industry writing screenplays and musical comedies for the stage. Janice has published over 100 books for the Christian market, crossing genre lines to write cozy mysteries, historicals, romances, nonfiction books, devotionals, children’s books and more. She particularly enjoys writing light-hearted, comedic tales because she enjoys making readers laugh.
Janice was named the 2008 Mentor of the year for ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers). She currently serves as president of her local ACFW chapter (Writers on the Storm), where she regularly teaches on the craft of writing.

Janice is passionate about her faith and does all she can to share the joy of the Lord with others, which is why she particularly enjoys writing. Her tagline, “Love, Laughter, and Happily Ever Afters!” sums up her take on life.

She lives in Spring, Texas, where she leads a rich life with her family, a host of writing friends, and two mischievous dachshunds. When she’s not busy writing or playing with her eight grandchildren, Janice can be found in the kitchen, baking specialty cakes and cookies for friends and loved ones. No matter what she’s cooking up—books, cakes, cookies or mischief—she does her best to keep the Lord at the center of it all. You can find out more about Janice at http://www.janiceathompson.com.

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