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Friday, February 11, 2011

A Billion Reasons Why...Review

About the book:
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. Or so she thinks. 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…but nowhere on that list is love.

And then in walks Luc DeForges, her bold, breathtaking ex-boyfriend. Only now he’s a millionaire. And he wants her to go home to New Orleans to sing for her childhood friend's 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 there’s a magnetism between them she can’t deny.

Katie thought her predictable relationship with Dexter would be the bedrock of a lasting, Christian marriage. But what if there’s more? What if God’s desire for her is a heart full of life? And what if that’s what Luc has offered all along?

A cute story, nothing stellar, but laugh out loud funny in parts and completely entertaining.  Katie is spunky, Luc is charming, Dexter is completely unbelievable and Eileen is a kick. Predictable and implausible and in serious need of a good edit, this is still a light and entertaining read.  True chick-lit, light on everything and a nice diversion.  I read in in a couple of hours. 

This is the first Kristin Billerbeck story I've read and I can see myself reading some more, simply for the sheer entertainment value. 

Thanks to Audra Jennings of The B&B Media Group and Thomas Nelson for the opportunity to review this novel.  You can learn more about Kristin Billerbeck here.  You can purchase your own copy here.

Read 2/11
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3/5 Stars


  1. Great review. I'm getting ready to start this one and it sounds like just what I need at the moment - a light fluffy read.

  2. Predictable came be so comforting. I try to throw one into the mix.

  3. I'm a big fan of Kristin's. I'll be reading this one soon and I'm looking forward to it. They're fun and funny. She always makes me laugh.

    Michelle V