Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A GIRL'S GUIDE TO THE OUTBACK | by Jessica Kate #NewPublication #Romance #Contemporary #ReligiousFiction #ChickLit #BookReview #Giveaway #GirlsGuideTour #PrismBookTours


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A Girl's Guide to the Outback
By Jessica Kate
Christian Contemporary Romance
Paperback, Audiobook & ebook, 368 Pages
January 28th, 2020 by Thomas Nelson

How far will a girl go to win back a guy she can’t stand? This funny, sweet, and romantic story prove that opposites do attract—and that God has a sense of humor.

Samuel Payton is a passionate youth pastor in Virginia, but below the surface, he’s still recovering from the blow of a failed business and insecurities he can’t shake. His coworker, start-up expert Kimberly Foster, is brilliant, fearless, and capable, but years of personal rejection have left her defensive and longing for a family. Two people have never been more at odds—or more attracted to one another. And every day at work, the sparks sure do fly.

When Kimberly’s ambitious plans for Sam’s ministry butt up against his risk-averse nature, Sam decides that obligations to family trump his work for the church. He quits the ministry and heads home to Australia to help his sister, Jules, save her struggling farm. As Kimberly’s grand plans flounder, she is forced to face the truth: that no one can replace Sam. Together they strike up a deal: If Kimberly comes to work on Jules’s dairy farm and lends her business brains to their endeavor, then maybe—just maybe—Sam will reconsider his future with the church.

As Kimberly tries her hand at Australian farm life, she learns more about herself than she could’ve ever expected. Meanwhile, Sam is forced to re-evaluate this spunky woman he thought he already knew. As foes slowly morph into friends, they wonder if they might be something even more. But when disaster strikes the farm, will Sam find it within himself to take a risk that could lead to love? And will Kimberly trust God with her future?


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About the Author


Okay. So I really enjoy reading Jessica Kate's way of writing. She writes fun, funny books with an emotional punch to them. There. I said it.

So you won't have a hard time believing that since first, this was a book taking place largely in Australia and then second, that it was written by Jessica Kate, I've been really excited to read this book since I first heard about it. Was I disappointed? Not one iota!

What great spunky and sassy characters! They were magnetic and completely drew me into the story. I loved that there was not only the primary romantic couple but a secondary one as well! Being a basically Christian based book, I'd rate it at PG, PG-13 at the worst.

Australia has been on my mind A LOT lately, due to the horrible bush fires but normally, it always brings happy thoughts to my mind and this book reminded me of why. The accents were cheery and adorable, reading about the cattle and sheep 'stations' (ranches to all you Americans) goings-on and just living day to day life in the sunny Outback 'Down Under'.

All in all, a fun and romantically recommendable book!

5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I gratefully received this complimentary book I requested. I am leaving my review voluntarily and all opinions are my own.



About the Author


Australian author Jessica Kate writes inspirational romances with wit, sass, and grit. Jessica is a screenwriting groupie, cohost of the StoryNerds vlog and podcasts, and her favorite place to be—apart from Mum and Dad’s back deck—is a theme park. She has traveled North America and Australia, and samples her favorite pasta wherever she goes—but the best (so far) is still the place around the corner from her corporate day job as a training developer. She loves watching sitcoms with her housemates and being a leader in a new church plant.


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One winner will receive a print copy of Love and Other Mistakes by Jessica Kate
US only
Ends February 12, 2020

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