Wishing on Willows by Katie Ganshert
About the Book: “Does a second chance at life and love always involve surrender? A three-year old son, a struggling café, and fading memories are all Robin Price has left of her late husband. As the proud owner of Willow Tree Café in small town Peaks, Iowa, she pours her heart into every muffin she bakes and espresso she pulls, thankful for the sense of purpose and community the work provides.
So when developer Ian McKay shows up in Peaks with plans to build condos where her café and a vital town ministry are located, she isn’t about to let go without a fight.
As stubborn as he is handsome, Ian won’t give up easily. His family’s business depends on his success in Peaks. But as Ian pushes to seal the deal, he wonders if he has met his match. Robin’s gracious spirit threatens to undo his resolve, especially when he discovers the beautiful widow harbors a grief that resonates with his own.
With polarized opinions forming all over town, business becomes unavoidably personal and Robin and Ian must decide whether to cling to the familiar or surrender their plans to the God of Second Chances.” – Amazon.com
Phone Tree Review: Wishing on Willows was an incredibly moving book that emphasized the message of love and second chances. With colorful words, meaningful content, and a few challenges here and there, the author was able to grab my attention and keep it. I love how generous Ms. Ganshert was with her expression of emotion. This book did much to communicate what taking risks, living with hope, and walking toward unknown possibilities are all about.
Phone Tree Rating: 4 Stars ****
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