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Some of My Favorite Books

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My Favorite Cover(s)

I just think these are some of the most beautiful covers ever, so I wanted to share them will y'all.  They are from Nora Roberts' The Bride Quartet series.

(The Bride Quartet, bk 1)

Childhood friends Mackensie, Parker, Laurel and Emmeline have formed a very successful wedding planning business together but, despite helping thousands of happy couples to organize the biggest day of their lives, all four women are unlucky in love.

Photographer Mackensie Elliott has suffered a tough childhood and has a bad relationship with her mother, which makes her wary of commitment. But when she meets Carter MacGuire, she can't stop herself falling for him, although his ex girlfriend is prepared to play dirty to keep him. Mackensie soon realizes she has to put her past demons to rest in order to find lasting love...

(The Brides Quartet, bk 2)

Since she was a little girl, Emma Grant has always loved romance. So it's really no surprise that she has found her calling as a wedding florist. She gets to play with flowers every day and work with her three best friends in the process. She couldn't ask for a better job. And on the surface, Emma's love life seems to be thriving. Slim and sultry, she brings color into every room she enters, just like the arrangements she creates. Though men swarm around her, she still hasn't found Mr. Right. And the last place she's looking is right under her nose.

But that's just where Jack Cooke is. He's been best friends with Parker's brother for years, which makes him practically family. But the architect has begun to admit to himself that his feelings for Emma have developed into much more than friendship. And when Emma returns his passion -- kiss for blistering kiss -- things start to get complicated at Vows. Jack has never been big on commitment. Emma yearns for a lifelong love affair. And if the two are to find common ground, they must trust in their history -- and in their hearts.

(The Brides Quartet, bk 3)

Wedding baker Laurel McBane is surrounded by romance working at Vows wedding planning company with her best friends Parker, Emma, and Mac. But she's too low-key to appreciate all the luxuries that their clients seem to long for. What she does appreciate is a strong, intelligent man, a man just like Parker's older brother Delaney, on whom she's had mega-crush since childhood.

But some infatuations last longer than others, and Laurel is convinced that the Ivy League lawyer is still out of her reach. Plus, Del is too protective of Laurel to ever cross the line with her, or so she thinks. When Laurel's quicksilver moods get the better of her--leading to an angry, hot, all-together mind-blowing kiss with Del--she'll have to quiet the doubts in her mind to turn a moment of passion into forever?

(The Bride Quartet, bk 4)

As the public face of Vows wedding planning company, Parker Brown has an uncanny knack for fulfilling every bride’s vision. She just can’t see where her own life is headed. Mechanic Malcomb Kavanaugh loves figuring out how things work, and Parker is no exception. Both know that moving from minor flirtation to major hook-up is a serious step. Parker’s business risks have always paid off, but now she’ll have to take the chance of a lifetime with her heart…


  1. These are beautiful covers! Simply stunning! :) Is Nora Roberts a Christian author or a mainstream fiction author? I think I've seen her books around but I just wasn't sure how clean they were...

    Thanks for sharing!


  2. Hi Amber ~

    From what I've seen she is a mainstream author. I've read a couple of her books, and they're definitely a lot more risque than Christian Fiction.

    I hope this helps!


  3. There's nothing more beautiful than a bride! Love those covers! :o)

  4. Love these covers. :) I drive my husband nuts because I love watching all those bride shows like Bridezilla, Four Weddings, and Say Yes To The Dress.

  5. DEFINITELY agree with you there, Lori!!

    I'm reading the 1st book now. Have you read it??

    Sorry I'm so late, I didn't even see that this was posted *bad Hannah*

    Miss you tons!! Hope all is well with you,