Rachel, Jessica, and Tiffany all share a difficult secret: they’re all struggling with major financial problems. A sudden divorce has turned Rachel from a stay-at-home mom to a strapped-for-cash divorcee about to enter the workforce for the first time. Tiffany’s spending has been out of control for years, and her mounting credit card bills have put a major strain on her marriage. And Jessica just had the rug pulled out from under her. After struggling her entire life to make ends meet, she’s just gotten engaged to a man with a big bank account…and now he’s asked her to sign a pre-nup.
When the women share their problems at their weekly crafting group, they decide to band together to take control of their finances. As they struggle to bring balance back to their checkbooks and their lives, they learn that some things in life, like good friends, are truly priceless.
About the Author:
Sheila Roberts lives in the Pacific Northwest. She’s happily married and has three children. She has had twenty-five books published, both in fiction and nonfiction under different names and in different languages. Her novels have been optioned for book clubs and film. Her book Angel Lane was an Amazon Top Ten Romance pick for 2009. When she’s not hanging out with her girlfriends or hitting the dance floor with her husband, she can be found writing about those things dear to women’s hearts: family, friends, and chocolate.Here's What I think:
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This book attracted me right off because it is about a stay-at-home mom forced back into the work place. Although I have a happy healthy marriage (knock on wood and Thanks to GOD!) it is still a real fear of mine. Even if it was the result of my hubby getting injured or laid-off, it's a fear. On top of that, financial struggles are true for all of us in this rough time in our country's history. I think this novel comes at a perfect time for women and moms that are having to fight even more battles just to stay afloat. Roberts is able to cast a more positive light on very unhappy topics. Roberts has a great writing voice, creating a fun little escape. The story flows easily and absorbs you early on. I really enjoyed this read and I think all you Busy Moms will too! Roberts has three other titles Angel Lane, Love in Bloom, and Bikini Season, which I have added to my TBR list, and I plan to put Bikini Season in for the running for May's book club vote!
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