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Dexter and she have worked an arrangement that's akin to faith without action, love without deeds -- a dead faith. Going home to New Orleans to sing for her childhood friend's wedding, Katie must search her heart to find out if any of her reasons for being with Dexter are stronger than love. Only when Katie steps fully into faith and jumps off the cliff of life into the arms of Luc does she understand the fullness of God's grace.
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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2011
There are a billion reasons Kate should marry her current boyfriend.
Will she trade them all to be madly in love?
Katie McKenna leads a perfect life. She has a fulfilling job, a cute apartment, and a wedding to plan with her soon-to-be fiancé, Dexter. She can think of a billion reasons why she should marry Dexter. Hes everything she wants in a husband.
And then in walks Luc DeForges, her bold, breathtaking ex-boyfriend. Only now hes a millionaire. And he wants her to go home to New Orleans to sing for a friends wedding. As his date.
But Katie made up her mind about Luc eight years ago, when she fled their hometown after a very public breakup. Yet theres still a magnetism between them she cant deny.
Katie thought her predictable relationship with Dexter would be the bedrock of a lasing, Christian marriage. But what if theres more? What if Gods desire for her is a heart full of life? And what if thats what Luc has offered all along?
"Katie and Luc dance off the pages of this book, making you fall in love with them and New Orleans. Full of surprises and romance." Carolyne Aarsen, author of The Baby Promise
Billerbeck has the chick lit tone nailed, providing the angst without the juvenile whine too common in the genre. Settle in for madcap fun that leaves the reader wanting more.
Well known as a chick-lit author . . . Christy Award finalist Billerbeck turns her talent for witty dialog to the YA market . . . [a] hilarious novel.
[W]itty musings and snappy dialogue
Kim SAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A Fun ReadNovember 16, 2013Kim SAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5If you like classic movies and music, this book is for you. The plot seemed like something they would pull off in a '40's movie and the chapter titles were all titles to great songs of times gone by. Although the plot really seemed a bit unrealistic, it was fun and enjoyable. Luc loves Katie, but Katie is scared to trust her emotions and scared she will get hurt. After reading this book you will want to turn on some Gershwin or Cole Porter music or watch a Cary Grant or Fred Astaire movie.
Cookie703Marksville,LAAge: Under 18Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Good Book :)August 11, 2012Cookie703Marksville,LAAge: Under 18Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I loved how this book told of what love is really like, and unlike some people said, this book was not hard to get into.
Doris WrightMorganfield, KYAge: 55-65Gender: female2 Stars Out Of 5Hard to get intoJune 1, 2012Doris WrightMorganfield, KYAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 2Value: 3Meets Expectations: 1It took a while to get into this book. It just couldn't hold my attention. But, it finally did. I thought Katie was selfish on a lot of things. Luc did treat her like a queen and Katie would blow him off. I'm glad I didn't pay for this book.
GCCanadaAge: 18-24Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5You'll get, at least one good laugh, guaranteed!!May 30, 2012GCCanadaAge: 18-24Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Okay, I will go right ahead and admit that I was surprised by this book. This might seem like a light story, but I'm guessing this author didn't take writing this lightly.
First summer + Billerbeck read, and I'm happy to say that I DID enjoy it!! I would not call this chick-lit, since it has enough depth and flow. This is not the kind that will get you exasperated with the characters and the story itself. If you like being around people with zest for life, then come on in and dive into A Billion Reasons Why. Humour (more like hilarity), fun, honesty, drama, love, sparkles, with a few 'what?' moments, all wrapped up into a good Christian story, with a gorgeous cover.
GraceAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5NiceDecember 30, 2011GraceAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book was good, but not quite as good as her others.