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What were you thinking Paige Taylor

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After her carefully ordered world imploded, Paige Taylor cracks up. On her tenth self-help book, it seemed like a good idea at the time to reinvent herselfโ€“โ€“move from Manhattan to the tiny beachside town of St. Clairโ€“โ€“and take over the local bookstore. But instead of discovering her spiritual Nirvana, sheโ€™s neck-deep in a floundering business, the locals treat her like a plague victim, and her momโ€™s suddenly decided to visitโ€“โ€“with no end in sightโ€“โ€“and keeps coming home with one surprise after the next. Added to that pot of crazy, the one guy who sets her pulse racing has sworn off women forever. Heโ€™s got a Samsonite filled with baggage, but damn he looks good hauling it down the street. And giving her those sexy half-smiles. And tempting her to take him for a test ride. Soon Paige discovers that reinventing herself takes more than just a change of address and a pithy quote on Instagram. She needs to face the truth about her life, and thatโ€™s something she canโ€™t do alone.

My Review ……

Sounds like heaven to me, relocating and opening a bookstore. But it wasnโ€™t an easy choice for Paige.

Paige has always been a โ€œyesโ€ girl, a pushover and pretty easy going. But after a disastrous relationship, sheโ€™s on a journey of self discovery, instead of โ€œyesโ€, itโ€™s going to be a โ€œnoโ€ from Paige. And going to a small town to run a bookshop seems like an ideal solution, Paige intends to reinvent herself, and concentrate on her happiness and wellbeing.

Reading the book, was a lot of fun, so many mishaps and accidents. The internal dialogue she had with herself had me smiling at odd moments.

Her relationship with her mother was a nice touch (that parent who means well, but has no clue) the hostility that the town has for Paige at the beginning (a newcomer is always looked upon with suspicion) the bookshop that Paige pinned her new life on (not that easy to run when itโ€™s not doing to good) and then we have Luke, the banter and chemistry was fun to read.

So will Paige find happiness in St. Clair ? And if not, can I buy her bookstore? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Published by jab1969

Hi Iโ€™m an avid reader. I also write reviews for the books I read. Come in and say hi. You can find me on GoodReads, Bookbub, and NetGalley ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป I also review on an awesome site The Reading Cafe (run by Barb and Sandy) So ........ More about me ๐Ÿคจ Iโ€™m almost 50 ๐Ÿคซ Iโ€™ve been married (for 27 years) I have a 30 year old son. I had a daughter, I lost her a week before her 21st birthday ๐Ÿ˜ฅ and itโ€™s been 5 years since sheโ€™s been gone (and not a day goes by that I donโ€™t miss her) I work as a salad ๐Ÿฅ— chef ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ in a restaurant, havenโ€™t been there long (before that I worked in Tesco) a large supermarket in the UK. I also like to make craft items (and if your really lucky) and Iโ€™ll try to post my efforts on here ๐Ÿ˜‰ My daughter loved butterflies (so part of my blog name is dedicated to her) Iโ€™ve taken on her love of butterflies (I have several tattoos) so Iโ€™m probably going to throw quiet a few butterflies on here ๐Ÿ˜‰ I LOVE PENGUINS ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’•so Iโ€™m also going to be putting a few on here (my library holds a few) ๐Ÿ˜‰ <img src="https://d1vbo0kv48thhl.cloudfront.net/images/featured_book_reviewer_big.png"

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