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Simply West of Heaven by Monique Bucheger

Tour with excerpt for Simply West of Heaven by Monique Bucheger



When Monique isn’t writing, you can find her playing taxi driver to one or more of her 12 children, plotting her next novel, scrapbooking, or being the “Mamarazzi” at any number of child-oriented events.
Even though she realizes there will never be enough hours in any given day, Monique tries very hard to enjoy the journey that is her life. She shares it with a terrific husband, her dozen children, twelve grand-darlings, too many cats, and many real and imaginary friends. She is the author of several books in three series and hopes to write many more.
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When her dad confiscates her deceased mom’s journals, 12-year-old Ginnie West counts on her BFF, Tillie, to help her get them back. But Tillie’s not so sure the ghost of Ginnie’s mom will make a good addition to their new family tree.

Then the girls’ world gets flipped upside-down when a blast from the past shows up and makes Tillie go nutburgers. Life gets complicated when Ginnie is forced to choose between helping her best friend and getting the answers she’s always dreamed of.
What reviewers are saying about this book:
*Like Anne of “Anne of Green Gables,” Ginnie is a character you can’t help but love.
*I couldn’t put these books down. I was not only entertained, but inspired.
*Bucheger does an amazing job of writing this story but without giving a cookie cutter answer to the problems Ginnie faces. 


Tillie pulled several handfuls of grass, angry that she couldn’t put into words what she was thinking and feeling … and growing even angrier that she couldn’t figure out what was on Ginnie’s mind. Her best friend hadn’t said much at all last night and even less this morning.

After Uncle Jake asked Tillie to feed the cats and dogs so he could talk with Ginnie alone, Ginnie didn’t even hint at what they talked about. Normally she would have told me everything.


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