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Gifted

Susan and her husband Brent have waited 10 long years to have a child. They've done everything humanly possible to be able to have one naturally, but now they've given up on that and are trying to adopt a child. One morning Susan receives a phone call asking them to come to the office of their adoption people that afternoon. Unsure of what's to come she and Brent make sure that they can make it. The news they are given there is the best news that they could have hoped for. They are chosen to adopt a six week old preemie whose parents were killed in an accident and who has no other relatives able to care for her. Susan is thrilled as she quits her job and prepares to go and meet there daughter Anna in a Santa Fe hospital. When she sees Anna for the first time her world changes, everything is brighter, happier. She and Brent fall completely in love with Anna and life is good. It isn't until 3 years later that Susan and Brent realize that Anna is Gifted. She makes life better for everyone around her. The kids in her primary class learn better, rooms become more beautiful, people don't fight around her. She truly has a gift, but should Susan and Brent hide Anna's gift or should they share her with those around her? This was a really sweet book, about love and concern for others. I loved it, I couldn't put it down! I laughed and I bawled like a baby. The characters seemed so real to me.

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Track List
1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
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Deseret Bookshelf Plus Review

I'm super excited to be able to tell you about Deseret Bookshelf's newest feature, Plus. I actually first heard about plus coming six months ago at Deseret Book's ladies night. I thought it sounded pretty great and now that I've tried it, I think it's even better than it sounded. It's basically a subscription that you add on top of the Deseret Bookshelf App. If you have Deseret Book's Platinum membership, you pay only $6.99 a month or $69 a year. If you don't it's $9.99 a month or $99 a year. Either way that's a really good deal for what you are going to be getting.

Here's the deal. With plus, you get to listen to all of their audiobooks...for FREE! Something I noticed on this is that you get to listen to even the newest books that are just barely in the store for FREE. I love this! Who has the time to run to the store to grab the book the very day it comes out? Not me, I'm too busy chasing kids around to do that!

Not to mention - have you…

Kayaks and Kisses

About the book: Brynn Caley is about to start her dream career running an outdoor sporting goods store when an out-of-town business guru makes his own offer on the property. Coerced into forming a temporary partnership, Brynn, with her ski experience, finds she has to work with fishing expert Gage to run the year-round shop. 

Through a series of innocent misconceptions and a few blatant lies, Brynn doesn’t realize that the handsome single guy on the construction crew is her new partner, and he doesn’t want to set her straight until he can gain her favor. She, on the other hand, would do anything not to work with the stuffy businessman she’s only met through email. 

Inspired by the movies You’ve Got Mail and The Shop around the Corner, Kayaks & Kisses is a heart-warming tale of finding love in autumn leaves, outdoor activities, and new friendships.

My review: This book was so fun! I loved that it's loosely based on one of my very favorite movies, You've Got Mail. There was at …