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1105 Yakima Street (Cedar Cove #11)

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1105 Yakima Street
Cedar Cove, Washington

Dear Reader,

You’ve probably heard that my wife has left me. Rachel’s pregnant, and she says that she can’t handle the stress in our household anymore. My thirteen-year-old daughter, Jolene, is jealous of her. Maybe it’s my fault. As a widower I spoiled her – Jolene was reading over my shoulder just now and says that’s not true. She c
Mass Market Paperback, 366 pages
Published August 30th 2011 by MIRA (first published January 1st 2011)
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Oct 17, 2011 Gizzard rated it did not like it
Shelves: x2011
After I finished this book, I had planned to rate it a three with the caveat about the Bruce Rachel storyline. But in reality, I can't rate any book that has such an awful hero at the heart of the story. He was whiney, selfish and totally wimpy. His daughter is ruining his life and drove off his wife and all he does is whine, stalk the ex and then get mad at the ex when she won't do what he wants.

It disturbs me that Macomber thinks calling every hair salon in town to find his ex that blocked his
So, I Read This Book Today
Jan 01, 2013 So, I Read This Book Today rated it did not like it
OK. We have a pregnant, newly wed, apparently really sweet woman, Rachel, with a spiteful, vicious, spoiled-rotten monster of a stepdaughter, and a spineless, whining, stalking, bullying husband. The husband wrings his hands because his wife walks away after having enough of being tormented by the stepdaughter until she is stressed out, sick, and close to losing her baby from dealing with the monster stepdaughter and the useless, self centered whiny excuse for a man she is married to who won't s ...more
Aug 01, 2012 Anastasia rated it did not like it
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Lisa Phillips
Sep 10, 2011 Lisa Phillips rated it did not like it
When the list of characters in the book is 4 pages long, it should tell you something.
This book read like 6 short stories all juxtaposed together. The short amount of time spent on each couple, family, or issue, was so brief (maybe 4 or 5 chapters total) that there was no way the writer could go into any depth. All the drama, the development of the characters, it was all surface-level. Flat and honestly, a little disappointing.
By the time I got interested in a couple, the chapter would end and
Jan 04, 2013 Marianne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
1105 Yakima Street is the 11th novel in the popular Cedar Cove series by Debbie Macomber. 1105 Yakima Street is the address of Bruce, Rachel and Jolene Peyton, but after months of enduring nastiness from her jealous 13-year-old stepdaughter, Rachel finally walks out on Bruce and Jolene for the good of her own health and that of her baby. A friend from Rachel’s past comes to the rescue with accommodation and support. Rachel’s stance finally goads a reticent Bruce into finally acting to bring his ...more
Oct 07, 2011 Anna rated it really liked it
Having followed the people of Cedar Cove through the series, it's like spending time with old friends. As many of the families struggle with so many of the same issues we too face in our own lives, it's comforting to know we are not alone.
Jul 21, 2011 Lisarenee rated it really liked it
Notes: I read the ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) of this book.

Bruce and Rachel Peyton are facing the marital problems that come from having a child by a previous marriage. Rachel is pregnant and the stress is starting to have an effect on her unborn child. When pleas to her husband that they attend counseling as a family failed, she left Bruce. Jolene (Bruce's daughter and Rachel' stepdaughter), it seems, has turned into a wicked stepdaughter. What happened?

Linc Wyse’s business is starting to fail.
Romancing the Book
Sep 04, 2011 Romancing the Book rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, contemporary
Reviewed by Jen
Book provided by NetGalley

Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove series is one of my all-time favorites. I enjoy going back to visit all those beloved citizens each year as a new book is released. And I was saddened to hear that the series is ending come this October when 1225 Christmas Tree Lane is released.

When I picked up this book, I was excited that Rachel and Bruce's story was going to be told. They've been secondary characters for years and we've watched their relationship unfold. An
This was a wonderful book my only problem was there were too many characters and things happening around,i wanted to read in more detail how each relationships pregress but with so many characters and their story only limited time time was allowed which somewhat disappointed me

specially for Gloria-Chad story till the end Chad was involved with another woman Joni,it was Joni who backed out and broke off,i wanted to see Chad-Gloria's relation progressing and why Gloria kept pushing Chad away but
Sara Trimble
Dec 17, 2011 Sara Trimble rated it really liked it
Bruce and his daughter Jolene live on Yakima Street and they are having a huge problem. Rachel, Bruce’s pregnant wife, has decided to move out. She worries about her health and the baby and decides the hostility she is receiving from her step-daughter isn’t worth the risk. Bruce does everything he can to convince her to come back, except address the problem of Jolene. She is adamant that they do not need Rachel, and tries to prove it multiple times. Whenever Bruce decides to try to see Rachel, s ...more
Molly (Cafinated Reads)
Jul 31, 2011 Molly (Cafinated Reads) rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Recommended to Molly (Cafinated Reads) by: NetGalley
I have always loved Debbie Macomber. She has the ability to create heart warming and fun novels. One of my favorite books is 16 Lighthouse Road, book 1 in the Cedar Cove series.I will be honest and say that I haven't read all 11 books in this series, but the ones that I have read.....WOW! I always feel at home.

With 1105 Yakima Street, we are taken back into the lives of Rachel and Bruce and Jolene, who are introduced in previous Cedar Cove novels. While this one focuses on Rachel, Bruce and Jol
Sep 22, 2011 Drebbles rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011
Bruce and Rachel Peyton still love each other, but she has left him because of issues with his daughter Jolene that he has ignored. Bruce is ready to deal with those issues but is it too late? Other residents of Cedar Cove have their own issues. Charlotte Rhodes is becoming forgetful and her children Olivia and Will are worried about her. In the meantime, Will is trying to figure out why he continues to clash with Miranda Sullivan. Linc Wyse is struggling to make his car repair service succeed, ...more
Jul 22, 2012 Judy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Everyone that enjoys books in a series about everyday life of women and families.
Recommended to Judy by: Have read many of her books.
It is my understanding this is the last book in the "Blossom Street" series. We now have closure about the lives of Oliva Lockhart Griffin, her mother, Charlotte, Will Jefferson, Rachel Peyton and the rest of the gang. As we wondered if Rachel would get back with her husband and if her step-daughter Jolene would accept her and their soon to arrive child, we find out! Since this book is about everyday life in the lives of many people, there are happy endings, and in some situations a bit sad. Thi ...more
Apr 03, 2012 Debby rated it it was ok
Shelves: chick-lit
At the risk of upsetting die-hard Debbie Macomber fans, this was the least favorite of her books that I've read. I found myself rolling my eyes most of the time. Why do these characters play such games? Grace, refusing to fall in-love with a puppy. I can't even remember the characters names anymore, and I just finished the book-- the whiny pregnant girl who ditched the hunky doctor (in the last book). Will and Miranda... good Lord, that was a boring and predictable thing waiting to happen. Worst ...more
Mar 25, 2011 Janet rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the 11th book in this series, I am very sad to see this series end - I feel like once a year I go on vacation to Cedar Cove and check in on everyone who lives there. It will be stange letting 'this family' go.

This is the story of Bruce, his daughter Jolene and her step mom Rachel. Jolene and Rachel had a wonderful friendship (see previous books) but Rachel and Bruce fall in love and quickly get married. This does not sit well with Jolene as she to learn to share both her dad and her fri
Maureen Timerman
Jul 10, 2011 Maureen Timerman rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2011-read
Oh no the Cedar Cove series is coming to an end. I'll miss my friends there, after 12 books, I've really become involved in their lives. The 1225 Christmas Tree Lane is the final book in this series. So sad!
This visit was good, it is the story of Rachael, Bruce and Jolene, along with other much love characters from the previous books. Jolene, has become a terror when it comes to Rachael. Before she married Bruce, Rachael and Jolene were very close. Now! how badly Jolene needs parenting!
There ar
Jul 23, 2014 Rebekah rated it did not like it
I think its time for Cedar Cove and I to break up. I was already annoyed by the repetitive writing style- seriously why do I need constant background on every character when I've already read the other books in the series and did I really need to be reminded that Olivia had a cancer and Jack had a heart attack 15 times in this book- okay that might be an exaggeration but I think you might get my point.

I only read this book because I wanted to see how Bruce and Rachel fixed the situation they we
Dec 01, 2016 Suzanne rated it liked it
This was a sweet little book about a bunch of people handling life problems. I didn't like how much the father let the bratty teenager get away with - he was pretty ineffective and I couldn't feel at all bad for him. Otherwise, it was an enjoyable book.
Aug 08, 2011 Carol rated it really liked it
I enjoyed tis book as much as any in the Cedar Cove series. I will be sad to see the series end at Christmas. Maybe sometime in the futue, Debbie will take us back for a visit so we can catch up with old friends.
Marie Godley
May 25, 2013 Marie Godley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another Cedar book I'd yet to read, although I'd read the one after. This one kept me reading and I finished it in a few hours.
Jan 15, 2012 Christine rated it really liked it
For the past eleven years, September has brought to mind kids going back to school, leaves changing colors, the promise of cooler weather...and a new Cedar Cove novel by Debbie Macomber. The newest book is "1105 Yakima Street", which refers to the address of Rachel and Bruce Peyton, the main focus of the book.

Rachel and Bruce are expecting their first child together, but their marriage is having major difficulties because of the way Rachel's 13-year-old step-daughter, Jolene, is behaving. Altho
Apr 20, 2012 Victoria rated it really liked it
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Mar 06, 2017 Denise rated it liked it
I like the Cedar Cove stories. Although Jolene acted selfishly in this one I didn't find it as bad as other reviewers. Overall it was a good story showing how things can work out and not to give up too easily.
Aug 22, 2011 Kathy rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, family
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Jeanine Lent
Nov 26, 2016 Jeanine Lent rated it really liked it
"1105 Yakima Street" is book number 11, in the Cedar Cove series. Sadly, there are only 12 books in this series, so I am almost to the end. Every book in this series has been wonderful, & I can't wait to read the next one. The timing is perfect, as this book takes place around Thanksgiving & before Christmas, which is exactly the season we are in right now. I do enjoy reading books that revolve around the events in real-time.

My one complaint about book #10 was the ridiculous problems wi
Apr 07, 2012 Ashley rated it it was ok
I first saw this book on the B&N new release page back over the summer…or was it back last Christmas? I’ve never read a book by this author before but the excerpt and summary provided on the B&N website made the book seem like it would be a nice, light read, just the thing I could spend a rainy weekend on. Naturally, I never wrote the title or author down and it wasn’t until I was in a Hastings last week when I just so happen to quite literally stumble upon the book while browsing. And o ...more
Apr 22, 2016 Linn rated it it was ok
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Feb 15, 2014 Yvonne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rachel and Bruce love each other and are about to have a baby. Unfortunately, Bruce’s teenage daughter, Jolene, from a previous marriage is not happy about any of this and wants Rachel out of their house. Rachel and Bruce are confused since Rachel and Jolene had been very close before Rachel married Bruce. Once the marriage happened, everything changed. Jolene is determined to rid her family of Rachel once and for all. When Rachel moves out, Bruce fears his daughter may have succeeded in destroy ...more
Paula  Phillips
Nov 27, 2011 Paula Phillips rated it really liked it
Are you a fan of Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove books ? I personally have only read a handful of her books and this was the first in the Cedar Cove Series. My personal favourite series of her's has been The Blossom Street Series. My mum and best friend Deb are big Debbie Macomber fans and have read and devoured her books. They tend to rave on about them, so I thought when 1105 Yakima Street came up for review on Netgalley, I'd give it a go .
As I gathered from reading 1105 Yakima Street, the Cedar
Oct 05, 2011 Donna rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction, favorites
Bruce Peyton lives at 1105 Yakima Street with his daughter Jolene. Bruce and his wife, Rachel, are separated at the present time. It seems Bruce's daughter dislikes Rachel, especially now that she is pregnant. Rachel has moved in with a friend and changed jobs due to the fact that Bruce kept showing up at her last place of employment causing disruptions that Rachel's boss did not want to put up with. Rachel has wanted Bruce, Jolene and herself to go into counseling. Much to her dismay, Jolene wa ...more
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