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1105 Yakima Street (Cedar Cove) (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Debbie Macomber

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Title:1105 Yakima Street (Cedar Cove)
Authors:Debbie Macomber
Info:Mira (2011), Edition: Original, Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages
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1105 Yakima Street (Cedar Cove) by Debbie Macomber (2011)



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Love this series. ( )
  soosthemoose | Feb 6, 2017 |
Debbie Macomber tells a great story. I think it is best if the series is read in order, and this was a great addition to the Cedar Cove story. I enjoy seeing families restored, and this book ended with tears rolling down my face. ( )
  rwilliams2911 | Jun 21, 2016 |
The Cedar Cove series is a collection of light reads (basically soap operas) as always drama in a small town with color characters. However, I will listen to audio while I am working and catch up with the characters as my mother is a big fan so I can communicate about the updates and the Hallmark series.

1105 Yakima Street focuses on Rachel, Bruce and Jolene and struggles of remarriage, step daughter, etc. Other related stories of Ben/Charlotte and her grown children’s concern (Olivia and Will). Other characters-Lync and Lori, Gloria/Dr. Timmons and dysfunctional families. Not one of my favorites. Too much drama and stress, not a lot of depth or story. Maybe ok for the older crowd who likes gossip.
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  JudithDCollins | Nov 27, 2014 |
I don't remember how I came to read the 1st book in the Cedar Cove Series by Debbie Macomber but I've been a definite fan of her work ever since...I love the characters in each book with the setting of Cedar Cove...not a one disappointment in any of the books. I just can't explain it except that I can hardly put the title down during "my read" and yet you never want her books to end.
It's hard to believe that the series will end with publication of the 12th book and I can't wait to read it. Already love the title, 1225 Christmas Tree Lane. ( )
1 vote Corduroy7 | Aug 6, 2014 |
OK. We have a pregnant, newly wed, apparently really sweet woman, Rachel, with a spiteful, vicious, spoiled-rotten monster of a stepdaughter, and a spineless, whining, stalking, bullying husband. The husband wrings his hands because his wife walks away after having enough of being tormented by the stepdaughter until she is stressed out, sick, and close to losing her baby from dealing with the monster stepdaughter and the useless, self centered whiny excuse for a man she is married to who won't say boo to the brat. While she is away, he panders to the daughter and stalks the wife, trying to get her to come back. Oh, but let's not try to control the monster child! He lets her cook him dinner, clean his house, and make horrible statements about Rachel both to him, and to others, and never even lifts his voice. And we are supposed to be rooting for this sick and twisted relationship? Of course, the author makes Rachel forgive all, the daughter makes a miraculous change, and it all ends happily ever after. . . where is my barf bag, anyway? What kind of woman is so weak minded as to think that a man who puts her through this kind of treatment for MONTHS is worth going back to?!?!? Sickening.

This author was recommended to me because I have been under a lot of stress lately, and I wanted something 'fluffy' to read. Well, it actually stressed me out even more than I was before! I read a review that says that "I am very happy to say that Debbie Macomber is back to her usual form . . ." If this is her usual form, I am amazed and disgusted that apparently she has written over 100 books of this perverted nonsense and she is still selling books - and still getting good reviews. I counted the above described spineless monster, the monster stepdaughter, a pregnant single woman in a twisted relationship with the father of the child (who is in a relationship with another woman who he is still seeing), a psychotic rich man who has isolated his wife and daughter and tried to drive his daughter's husband into bankruptcy. Oh, and a 60-year-old male gallery owner who is totally self involved - and of course his gallery worker, a very nice woman, is enamored with him, and puts up with his treatment, which includes calling her obsessive, controlling (pot, kettle anyone?) - oh, and "big-boned"....

No more of this. I think I will go pull out a horror story. At least I know that that is going to be horrific. The beliefs of these readers who think that these kinds of behaviors, these kinds of relationships, are not only acceptable but worth writing "romance" novels about says something really scary about the state of women's minds. Something deeply scary. ( )
1 vote soireadthisbooktoday | May 4, 2014 |
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When his wife Rachel, who is pregnant, leaves him, Bruce Peyton, while dealing with his spoiled thirteen-year-old daughter Jolene, is determined to get her back with a little help from his Cedar Cove friends.

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