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Secrets are every where

Summer On Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber

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Also by Debbie Macomber:

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A Country Affair, September 2021
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Head Over Heels, August 2021
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First Comes Love, July 2021
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Almost Paradise & The Soldier's Redemption, April 2021
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Fairytale Forever, March 2021
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Winning Hearts, December 2020
Mass Market Paperback
A Christmas Message, November 2020
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Together for Christmas, November 2020
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A Mrs. Miracle Christmas, October 2020
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Jingle All the Way, October 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
44 Cranberry Point, October 2020
e-Book
The Gift of Love, September 2020
Mass Market Paperback
Twenty-One Wishes, July 2020
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
A Walk Along the Beach, July 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
Four Brides, June 2020
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Almost Home, June 2020
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Time for Love, January 2020
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Season of Love, November 2019
Mass Market Paperback
A Mrs. Miracle Christmas, October 2019
Hardcover
Window on the Bay, July 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
Texas Home, July 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Cottage by the Sea, June 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Texas Nights, June 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Texas Skies, May 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Be a Blessing, April 2019
Trade Size
Changing Habits, March 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
This Matter of Marriage, February 2019
Mass Market Paperback
1105 Yakima Street, January 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
The Man You'll Marry, December 2018
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Choir of Angels, October 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Christmas Comes to Cedar Cove, October 2018
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Alaskan Holiday, October 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
1022 Evergreen Place, September 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Cottage by the Sea, July 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Debbie Macomber's Table, April 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Between Friends, March 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Looking for a Hero, February 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
An Engagement in Seattle, January 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Thursdays at Eight, December 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
A Turn in the Road, November 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Merry and Bright, October 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
I'll Be Home for Christmas, October 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Hannah's List, September 2017
e-Book (reprint)
Any Dream Will Do, August 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
Yours and Mine, August 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Summer on Blossom Street, July 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Orchard Valley Brides, June 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Orchard Valley Grooms, May 2017
Mass Market Paperback
The Road to Love, April 2017
Mass Market Paperback
If Not for You, April 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
Alaska Home, March 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Alaska Nights, February 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Alaska Skies, January 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
All I Want For Christmas, November 2016
e-Book
Twelve Days of Christmas, October 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
The Perfect Christmas, October 2016
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Sweet Tomorrows, August 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
Always Dakota, July 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
Dakota Home, June 2016
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Dakota Born, May 2016
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Denim and Diamonds, April 2016
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Country Bride, March 2016
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Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove: The Final Season, March 2016
DVD / e-Book
A Girl's Guide to Moving On, March 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
The Manning Grooms, February 2016
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Come Home, Cowboy, February 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Dashing Through the Snow, October 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Silver Linings, August 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Cedar Cove: Season 2, July 2015
DVD / e-Book
Last One Home, March 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Home in Seattle, December 2014
Paperback (reprint)
Together for Christmas, November 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
A Country Christmas, November 2014
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Mr. Miracle, October 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
Love Letters, August 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove: Season 1, July 2014
DVD / e-Book
On A Clear Day, June 2014
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A Sweet Life Boxed Set, May 2014
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Blossom Street Brides, April 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
Call Me Mrs. Miracle, October 2013
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Starry Night, October 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
Rose Harbor In Bloom, August 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
311 Pelican Court, May 2013
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Starting Now, April 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook, April 2013
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Starlight, February 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Angels at the Table, November 2012
Hardcover / e-Book
1225 Christmas Tree Lane, November 2012
Paperback / e-Book
I Left My Heart, September 2012
Paperback (reprint)
The Inn at Rose Harbor, August 2012
Hardcover / e-Book
Three Brides, No Groom, July 2012
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Family Affair, July 2012
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The Unexpected Husband, June 2012
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Touched By Angels, November 2011
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Debbie Macomber's Christmas Cookbook, October 2011
Hardcover / e-Book
1225 Christmas Tree Lane, October 2011
Hardcover / e-Book
God's Guest List, October 2011
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
1105 Yakima Street, September 2011
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Out Of The Rain, August 2011
Paperback
A Turn In The Road, May 2011
Hardcover
Hannah's List, May 2011
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The Knitting Diaries, April 2011
Mass Market Paperback
An Engagement In Seattle, March 2011
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Between Friends, February 2011
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Family Affair, January 2011
Hardcover / e-Book
The Sooner The Better, December 2010
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Christmas In Cedar Cove, November 2010
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God's Guest List, November 2010
Hardcover
One Simple Act, October 2010
Mass Market Paperback
Call Me Mrs. Miracle, October 2010
Hardcover / e-Book
74 Seaside Avenue, September 2010
Mass Market Paperback
6 Rainier Drive, September 2010
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44 Cranberry Point, September 2010
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204 Rosewood Lane, September 2010
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311 Pelican Court, September 2010
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92 Pacific Boulevard, September 2010
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A Good Yarn, May 2010
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Summer On Blossom Street, May 2010
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Summer On Blossom Street
Debbie Macomber

Blossom Street #5
MIRA
May 2009
On Sale: May 1, 2009
352 pages
ISBN: 0778326438
EAN: 9780778326434
Hardcover
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Romance Contemporary | Women's Fiction

Knitting and life. They’re both about beginnings — and endings. That’s why it makes sense for Lydia Goetz, owner of A Good Yarn on Seattle’s Blossom Street, to offer a class called Knit to Quit. It’s for people who want to quit something — or someone! — and start a new phase of their lives.

First to join is Phoebe Rylander. She recently ended her engagement to a man who doesn’t know the meaning of faithful, and she’s trying to get over him. Then there’s Alix Turner. She and her husband, Jordan, want a baby, which means she has to quit smoking. And Bryan Hutchinson joins the class because he needs a way to deal with the stress of running his family’s business — not to mention the lawsuit brought against him by an unscrupulous lawyer.

Life can be as complicated as a knitting pattern. Just ask Anne Marie Roche. She and her adopted daughter, Ellen, finally have the happiness they wished for. And then a stranger comes to her bookstore asking questions.

Or ask Lydia herself. Not only is she coping with her increasingly frail mother, but she and Brad have unexpectedly become foster parents to an angry, defiant twelve-year-old.

But as Lydia already knows, when life gets difficult and your stitches are snarled, your friends can always help!

Comments

21 comments posted.

Re: Summer On Blossom Street

Great question! Usually it is a non-fiction person I really connect to and wish I knew. As for fiction, I think it might be fun to be Stephanie Plum's friend. She has the hottest guys hanging around her, a very funny family and hey her job is never dull!
(Sari Nichols 11:56am March 8, 2009)

I get personally involved with all well written characters. If I can't I don't enjoy the book.

Ray
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Ray Getzinger 12:17pm March 8, 2009)

I have been reading Robyn Carr's Virgin River series and I would love to live in Virgin River and eat at Jack's Bar. I love all the characters in this series.
(
Judy Anderson 12:38pm March 8, 2009)

I would love to be a character in Jan Karon's Mitford series. I'm not really sure which one, but I love the whole concept of that town and the people in it.
(
LuAnn Morgan 12:42pm March 8, 2009)

Good topic Sandi! I do become involved with characters in many of the books I've read but usually move on and forget them after a few days. The Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon are an exception. I still remember so many of the characters and wish I could be part of their story and time. It has been a while since I finished the last book but a new one is coming in Sept. and I find myself wondering what Jamie and Claire, etc. will be up to. I also always enjoy returning to the J. D. Robb books and my favorite characters.
(
Mary Perry 12:46pm March 8, 2009)

Since I read mainly historical I find myself wondering about what it would be like to escape to that place and time. I've read many American historicals and thought wouldn't it be nice to escape to that small town in that simpler time, or to escape to London during the Regency period and be all decked out in a ball gown dancing till dawn. I have many characters and places I'd love to be a part of, so many I can't name. That is the sign of a good book, being able to escape reality for a period and become part of another time and place.
(
Shauna George 1:40pm March 8, 2009)

I love those Blossom street books and I'm looking forward to this one coming out. My fav is the historical books.
Penney
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Penney Wilfort 2:22pm March 8, 2009)

I would like rather to be in a true historical setting-perhaps Florence during the Ranaissance, I of course, would be Catherine D'Medici with all the attendant splendor and intrigue.
(
Dawn Raymer 3:20pm March 8, 2009)

Yes, I do get involved in the characters in a book. Like Judy L. I'd love to be in Virgin River! Not sure I want to live in a town that small but the concept of it & the people are wonderful. I can't wait to read the next book. Catherine Anderson also writes about a small town with caring people, mostly of two families in the area. That is a part of Oregon I'm quite familiar with so maybe that is what draws me in more knowing a place or an area. I like those characters in a book that you would like to know. Yes, I also like Debbie Macomber.
Sandi, I've tried knitting, I wasn't a success!!!
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Donna McClure 6:33pm March 8, 2009)

If anything, I think I would like to be able to go forward in time. Maybe 100 to 200 hundred years from now if we haven't totally destroyed our planet. Just as a watcher, mind you, not to live in that era. (wouldn't want to mess up the timeline *g*). And I love books about the United Kingdom regardless of the time frame. Some characters in books seem to remain with me more than others, and some I would like to have known.
(
Ruby Davis 7:57pm March 8, 2009)

What an interesting topic, Sandi - and not something I've really thought about before. Now I'll be thinking . . .
(
Laurie Damron 9:38pm March 8, 2009)

I get involved in most of the books I
read, and usually relate to one
character. Just finished Dakota Born,
by Debbie Macomber. I can relate to
the town and several of the characters.
I usually relate to historical characters
more than contemporary ones. Our
whole family seems to have been born
in the wrong century.
(
Patricia Barraclough 10:00pm March 8, 2009)

Sometimes I can find myself relating to a herione. Just depends on how her life has been and what she's gone through. I tend to really involved in a book at times. So involved that when I go to sleep I will dream that I am the heroine in the story.
(
Debbie Beverley 10:29pm March 8, 2009)

Interesting question-I feel that if I can remember the story after I put down the book then I've been involved and that's the sign of a good book IMHO off hand only one character comes to mind--Eve Dallas and Roarke LOL
(
Barbs Ferris 11:23pm March 8, 2009)

First of all Sandi good question. My answer is like Sari It would be Stephanie Plum life. There are times I would like to knock Stephanie's cousin on his butt, also I would like to meet LuLu Grandma Mazur, or Connie because I think I would get along with them perfectly. In other words be another troublemaker for Joe to go oh boy now what.
(
Maggie Roso 4:35am March 9, 2009)

Sandi, I think I started living with the characters in a book with the "Little House on the Prairie" books in 4th grade. I think any woman in her right mind would want to be Eve Dallas in the J.D.Robb books and be married to Roark. I wouldn't mind those auto-chefs either!
(
Ilene Pedersen 9:39am March 9, 2009)

I prefer series over stand-alone simply because I start feeling as if these people are my friends and I don't want to leave them.
(
Kelli Jo Calvert 11:01am March 9, 2009)

Some of my favorite stories are with big families. For that reason I love Catherine Anderson's "Coulter" family series. On a different track, I absolutely put myself in place of Eve in the "In Death" series. I love how she's developed such strong friendships and even sibling like bonds with her coworkers and others she's met over the course of a couple years.
(
Tina Sporer 10:45pm March 9, 2009)

I feel the same way, if I am not wrapped up in a series so that I can see, feel and desire to go to this store or that eatery... then they haven't writtenn a book that really pulls on my senses. I love Francis Ray's Grayson family series and would love to visit Alberquie (sp) and visit Casa de Hospitality, but of course that hotel is not there, as the restuaruant that is owned by the middle brother. Both sound like great places to go and hang out with great people.
(
Melissa Tackett 9:53am March 15, 2009)

I like to imagine the books I read as if it were a movie and I was the director...and cast the roles....then I read it as if it were a script....once I relate the character to the actor/actress that should play the role....it is more fun to read it
(
Susan Bryant 11:00pm April 13, 2009)

Because T.V. did not come to our small town until I was in college, I had developed an imagination when I read, which was every chance I got. I still prefer a good book to a T.V. show. My imagination is alive and well when I read. If the setting is not mentioned at the beginning, I stop until I can find out where the story is set. I have to fix that in my imagination...works for me.
(
Louise Jacobson 1:20am October 11, 2009)

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