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A New Leaf: Cape Light #4 (Cape Light #4)

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Return to Cape Light with the national bestselling authors of A Gathering Place.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 7th 2004 by Berkley Trade (first published January 6th 2004)
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Judie Dooley
Wonderful book. Four stories of love- sadness-redemption - sorrow- and faith all combined into one. I always thought of Thomas Kinkade as a painter, don't remember any of his writings, but then this book paints a beautiful picture in words. It made me laugh ,cry, and smile at times. I'd recommend it to anyone who like to read a good clean love story.
Another wonderful story of my "home" in Massachusetts. Well, my adopted home, that is. You see, in my heart, I have moved there. I'm so completely into this series by Katherine Spencer that I feel as though I know the characters in each story as my personal friends.

In this book, we experience many of the difficulties, sorrows, joys, challenges, and triumphs that we all face in our personal lives. Sophie's husband, Gus, dies, leaving the future of her home in the country with its apple orchard in
This is such a nice series - people I can care about and they grow and change and don't stay static. It makes you want to go and find Cape Light and live there. Molly Willoughby is the main character this time. She's a single mom trying to start a catering business. Her Ex has come back and is trying to be part of his 2 girls lives and even Molly's life. There's a new doctor in town and he has a daughter the same age as Molly's oldest and they have a true friendship immediately. Might there be a ...more
Anne  (Booklady) Molinarolo
In this fourth installment of the late painter of Light, Thomas Kinkade's Cape Light Series tears will flow for the reader. A beloved character slips to the other side, leaving Sophie Potter unsure of what to do without her husband of 50 years. Could Cape Light lose another beloved neighbor? What will happen to the Orchard? Erza has retired and widower Dr. Matthew Harding arrives in Cape Light with his teenaged daughter. He thinks being a general practitioner in a small town will be the fresh st ...more
As you might guess from the title, the theme of this installment in the Cape Light series is the idea of starting anew—turning over a new leaf, as the old cliché has it. It’s a nicely supported theme—as much worth a read as any of the other books in the series.

This is the book where you experience the privilege of becoming acquainted with Molly Willoughby. She was Molly Morgan growing up, but that was before she turned the ever-so-mature age of 15 and got the hots for the fast-talking handsome P
This is the 2nd book in the Cape Light novels by Thomas Kinkade that I have read called "A New Leaf" written with Katherine Spencer.

Cape Light is a quaint little New England Village by the sea with a group of wonderful caring folks there.
Molly is a single mom with two daughters who works so hard to give them the life she wants them to have since she split with their dad years earlier. He was a carefree type that did not take his responsibility seriously. He has not done well with child support a
Welcome back to Cape Light. "A New Leaf" brings us in touch with Tucker Tulley, his wife, Betty, and Carl Tulley. Also we get on with Molly Willoughby and children, and the good Dr. Matthew Harding and his daughter. We also get to keep up with whatever else is going on in Cape Light.

Rev. Ben Lewis has called upon Tucker Tulley, policeman in Cape Light, after there was a break-in at the church. Tulley was close by so stopped to see what was going on. Rev. Ben told Tulley about the break-in and th
Just as I always wanted to live inside Kinkade's paintings, I want to live in Cape Light as well. Kinkade and Spencer together create pictures with words. I have come to know the characters of this New England village, flaws and all. In this particular book, many of the characters are trying to "turn over a new leaf", putting mistakes and fears behind them to create a new, improved life for themselves. But in a small town where everyone knows everyone else (and their business) it isn't always ea ...more
Bonnie McHenry
They just keep getting better and better! The characters are so relatable and true to life that it is almost scary. I read through this book saying to myself: yes, I have said that... boy, that reminds me so much of my dad...I have felt exactly like that before...and so much more! There is happiness, death, forgiveness, and lots of starting over for many of the characters in this book. But, it doesn't happen without its ups and downs taking place which is why it is so true to life. I cried and l ...more
Gail Jorgensen
great story because I had read these out of order this one let me know how several lives started out in Cape Light what a great series.
Missi Svoboda
What a nice feel good story. You cant help by love the little town of Cape Light and all its residents.
A lovely story about second chances--about a small town with nice people--reminded me of his paintings. The characters are personal. Very enjoyable. I did not know this was part of series--guess I should find out about the other 3!
The theology of trying to "forgive yourself" is off--God never asks us to forgive ourselves. We are to ask for--and accept--His forgiveness. His death on the cross was sufficient. Not accepting it is either unbelief or rebellion--we want to "add to" His work on the cro
Nadine Keels
Thoughts on the series.

The Cape Light novels answer the question of what would happen if you stepped into Kinkade’s warm, vivid, signature paintings.

While the series brought all of the warmth and comfort I anticipated, the characters and their situations turned out to be more real than my initial anticipation thought they would be. Warmth, comfort, and realness without descents into sap and corniness: “feel good” reading at its best.
this one started off slow for me but was still really good. Again I felt like I knew the characters. I like how Kinkade focuses on a select few residents of Cape Light but intertwines the other residents so we don't forget them.
I still very much enjoyed this book, reading into the characters mind set in such a small tight knit little town. All of his books have no problem keeping you interested and wondering what's to come.
A touching story of how you can change yourself and those around you if you use the power of prayer and let the Lord do the rest. As always, there is love, problems and hope.
Jennifer Seest
Interesting plot, but a professing Christian's book should include characters who deal with life issues biblically. This is not the case with this series.
Sha Valencia
Like this author. Very enjoyable reading. The characters are realistic. You start to feel like they are someone you know and think about throught the day.
Feb 19, 2009 Stephanie rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Stephanie by: Jackie Kruzie
These books really grow on you. They are interesting books that are about a town not a person so every book has multiple story lines going on!
Linda Wilson
I just finished this book and it was delightful! I just ordered the next 2 in the series couldn't recommend them more!
It's a "comfort" series - just a nice cozy novel. No challenges but I continue to read them.
Started this series for my Christian book club and I have fallen in love with the characters.
Kami Reeve
Enjoyable. Good strong Christian themes find their home in this small New England village.
This series gets better and better with each book. Highly recommend. On to the next.
Julie Cavasos
Finished this one right after the others. I would let my daughters read them.
An enjoyable read. Good when you want a feel good story.
Margaret Chair
Love this series - about love and life - great read.
Tami Drew-Huiras
It was a good book-nice for this time of year!!
Nov 24, 2008 Jaclyn rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
I am really liking these books!
Jun 13, 2008 Linda added it
This one I couldn't put down either.
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