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A Wedding on Primrose Street

(Life in Icicle Falls #7)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  703 ratings  ·  98 reviews
There's nothing like a wedding!

The joy, the fun, the memories—the stress. As a wedding planner, Anne Richardson has seen mothers of the bride turn into Momzillas, and she's determined not to do that when it's her daughter's turn to get married. But once Laney gets engaged, all bets are off. Anne becomes obsessed with giving Laney the perfect wedding she herself never had.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 28th 2015 by Mira
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Apr 27, 2020 rated it liked it
A charming story despite the slow pace (the Readathon really quickened my reading), dull supporting characters, and sleepy setting (the boring Pacific Northwest). What saved it from getting 2 stars was its intriguing premise. What happens when a highly successful wedding planner is suddenly faced with the task of organizing her own daughter's big day? Will Anne support daughter Laney's wedding wishes, or will she become what she's seen so many other bride's moms turn into - a dreaded Momzilla, a ...more
 Gigi Ann
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
My Thoughts...

"A Wedding On Primrose Street" is book #7 in the (Life in Icicle Falls) series.

What can I say...This was another fun summer chick-lit book by Ms. Roberts. I always enjoy her books, and look forward to reading them. Of course it helps that Sheila Roberts is one of my favorite authors.

I was drawn into the book from the very beginning knowing it was going to be a fun summer read. Anyone who enjoys a feel-good story with some light-hearted romance will be delighted with this fun "Mind-
Jul 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
What an amazing book and so hard to put down! I just love my trips to Icicle Falls. It really reminds me of our trips to Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Anne is a wedding planner and wants her daughter to have the perfect wedding she never had. Laney wants to get married in Vegas. So will Anne turn into a MOMzilla like she has seen the other mothers become when helping to plan their daughter's weddings? Will Laney let her mom have her way?
Roberta owns Primrose Haus that has weddings and receptions. A qua
Jul 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

A Wedding on Primrose Street is yet another wonderful tale in Icicle Falls. This time its brides and moms. A real look at moms and daughters and the bonds between them. For Ann and Laney, planning a wedding should be a lot of fun. Especially when Mom is a professional wedding planner. But things don't always go as planned.. Poor Laney wants to please her mother, but at what cost to her own happiness. All the while, for Roberta, the owner of the wedding house on Primrose street, she needs to welc
Jenny Clark
Jun 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
A very sweet and cute book about weddings and love. I quite enjoyed it.
Debbie Bothwell-palmer
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
When you pick up a Sheila Roberts book you just can't put them down! A Wedding on Primrose Street won't disappoint. On this trip back to Icicle Falls you will find Mothers and daughters doing what they do best - agreeing and disagreeing. You have Anne who has been a wedding planner for years and wants her daughter to have the story book wedding she couldn't. Her daughter on the other hand wants a Vegas wedding. Laney wants to please her Mom but at what cost? Can they compromise?

Roberta owns Prim
Jul 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Such fun! Another great read by Sheila Roberts in the lovely small Pacific Northwest town of Icicle Falls! I enjoyed reading about several generations of some of our favorite families in this series. Not many books are written this way, where we can get involved in the lives of a young woman, her mother, AND her grandmother. I think Sheila has a unique perspective on how she writes these books. I highly recommend the entire series, and this is #7, so you've got plenty to keep yourself busy with ...more
Jul 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
IF I ever get married again I want it to be on Primrose Street in Icicle Falls!! Anne is a wedding planner, her daughter Laney wants the perfect wedding (in her eyes) but she wants to do things HER way, not her mom's. She has many ideas of her own. Mom doesn't like any of them!! Read A Wedding On Primrose Street and find out how this wonderful tale begins and ends?? YOU will enjoy every minute of this book!! Another great read by Sheila Roberts!! ...more
Jul 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
A Wedding on Primrose Street is number 7 in the Life in Icicle Falls series and my first read in this series. When I started the book I did not realize it was part of a series and I did not have any trouble at all understanding what was going on. It is a cute little romance, a quick easy read. I liked the characters, loved the town. A place I would very much like to visit.

Kim Spanhook
Jul 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is a wonderful book! Icicle Falls is a dreamland of fun and romance. The weddings..... The planning....the bride....the mother of the bride..momzilla ... Oh how you share in all the fun! You feel like you are right there in the mist of it all! Definitely a book worth reading. You won't be disappointed! ...more
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
As usual Sheila writes a magnificent book. I loved the extras at the end!!! I can't wait for the next installment of life in Icicle Falls. :) Sheila draws you into life in Icicle Falls, with characters that make you love them!! ...more
Jul 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I recently read A Wedding on Primrose Street by Sheila Roberts. This book is the latest in the Life in Icicle Falls Series. (#7, if I’m not mistaken).

The story mainly takes place between Seattle, where Anne, mother of the bride and a wedding planner by trade, is attempting to get her daughter Laney, to get on board with planning her wedding in a way that will be “tasteful.“ Anne thinks the perfect setting would be at Primrose Haus in Icicle Falls. Laney and her fiancé, on the other hand, want a
Mar 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this story. It was a wonderful story of love and relationships. Especially the relationships between mothers and daughters. This is the story of four women. Anne is a wedding planner and her daughter Laney is getting married. She realizes as she is planning the wedding that she is becoming one of the Momzilla's that she deals with when planning other weddings. Laney and her fiance just want to get married in Vegas but Anne never had a proper wedding and doesn't want her daughter ...more
Lori Church
Ahhh, Sheila has us in Icicle Falls again. Oh to be there where things are beautiful, quaint, delicious, full of fellowship, and good Chocolate! Of course there's a reason I separated delicious and good chocolate.
We see the lovely Primrose Haus and know weddings are coming. There are descriptions of weddings and interactions with people in weddings, including Momzillas.
We get to know Anne, Laney, Roberta, Daphne, Hank, Drake personally...oh, and as the song went (tv show) then there's Maude.
Jun 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
We are back in Icicle Falls and this time it's for a wedding! Sheila Roberts newest book A Wedding on Primrose Street brings us back to the lovely quaint town of Icicle Falls. Anne is a Wedding planner, whose own daughter Laney just got engaged to her High School sweetheart Drake. Laney and Drake want to get married in Vegas, Anne wants her daughter to have the big wedding that her husband Cam and she never had. Will Anne turn into a Momzilla?! Will Laney get the wedding she wants? Roberta owns ...more
Susan Shearer
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What happens when you put a bride-to-be, her mother (who is a wedding planner,)a almost newly divorced woman and her mother (an expert on wedding who has hosted them for over 30 years) together?
A you can't put it down book! The mother-of-the bride, Anne, knows how to plan weddings and wants her daughters to be everything she didn't have when she got married. But her daughter has her ideas that are not 'in line' with her mothers, but can't say no to her mother.
Daphne comes home to Icicles Falls t
Bette Hansen
Mar 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Another exquisite addition to the Icicle Falls series. It had my attention from the very first page and I simply couldn't put it down. Anne Richardson is a wedding planner, so when her daughter Laney becomes engaged Anne wants the perfect Icicle Falls wedding. Laney, not so much. Roberta Gilbert is the owner of Primrose Haus. The place for weddings and receptions. When Roberta's daughter returns home and wants to become more involved in the business, those receptions take on an interesting new f ...more
Jenn O'Brien
Jul 11, 2015 rated it liked it
A nice addition to the Icicle Falls series. I really enjoyed the build up of the different characters to the primary wedding, but I felt a little cheated nearing the end. We spend weeks and months building up the wedding and then suddenly fast forward to the ending (which you see coming a mile away.)

I like the introduction of the new characters to the mountain town and the parts they play in the overall series. I am glad to see multiple sides, one set of characters see the town as charming and t
Dec 09, 2014 rated it it was ok
I wish I liked this book at all because I love the series and the author but I can't even bring myself to give it 2.5 stars and round to 3. Why? From the get-go I was annoyed with the controlling nature of the motb, Anne. I assume this is realistic but who wants to read 300 pages of a mom being a freaking idiot toward her daughter's wedding? And you can see what's going to happen from pretty early on. I didn't care for Daphne and her attitude. The writing is good, of course, but this is not what ...more
Virginia Lloyd
Jul 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A Wedding on Primrose Street by Sheila Roberts

Two wedding planners, two daughters, childhood dreams changed or broken...

Will the journey taken by these moms and daughters survive through a divorce, a wedding engagement, and misunderstandings? Will inward realizations by all four add detours or clear the way to better mother-daughter relationships?

Follow us to Icicle Falls, to Primrose Street for yet another heartwarming novel by Sheila Roberts. Be prepared for the unexpected, the laughter and t
Jan 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library-books, series
How does a Wedding Planner plan her daughter's wedding? We learn more about Icicle Falls plus a lesson on listening to what your daughter really wants and not what you want for her. The end of the book includes some recipes that I think I will save and also includes some wedding stories of other ladies as they are enjoying the reception. You really need to read on after the recipes!

# 7 of Life in Icicle Falls series
Jun 28, 2015 rated it liked it
A wedding planner has vowed that when it comes to her daughter's wedding she will listen to what the bride wants and not be a momzilla. But as the day gets closer, the bride is having second thoughts about a huge wedding and is talking Vegas. This series is set in the Northwest and is a nice place to visit. Always a romance with a happy ending and lots of couples who enjoy living there. ...more
Jul 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
There's no better place to get married than Icicle Falls. Roberta makes her home into the perfect place to make beautiful wedding memories. Ann a wedding planner from Seattle wants her daughter to have the perfect wedding. Mother daughter relationships are tested. A Wedding On Primrose Street is a great summer read that will have you laughing and loving life in Icicle Falls. ...more
Jul 01, 2015 rated it liked it
Another cute entry in this series. A mother who is a wedding planner, trying to force her idea of a great wedding on her daughter causing a bit of a problem in their relationship. Actually, this one was not just a nice romance, but was more about mother/daughter relationships. Enjoyable read.
Shelly Hammond
Mar 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
In this, the seventh full length novel in the Icicle Falls series, you get another great story with a few of the characters from the previous books and a few of the places you've come to love along with a whole new cast and story line.
This book focuses on the marriage of Laney and her wedding planner mother Anne. They live in Seattle making a good bit of this story take place in Seattle between her wedding business, her daughter and husband, and other things like that. Anne is trying to give Lan
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance, all-books
I just really didn't like any of the main characters. Anne and Roberta were annoyingly controlling. Laney was a wimp who could never stand up for herself; even her friends made fun of her bc of it. And Daphne never learned from mistakes; by the age of 30 or 40 or 50 she really should have gotten over the mommy doesn't approve of me bs and taken ownership of her life. Instead she quits her job, moves in with mommy, and mopes around with a terrible victim whoa is me whiny attitude. Just not very l ...more
Nov 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Originally published at Reading Reality

Although there are a lot of weddings in this entry into the Life in Icicle Falls series, this one isn’t really a romance. The weddings are all for romances that have already reached their happily ever after, we hope. Or to paraphrase one of the wedding planners, her job is to create a perfect wedding, a perfect marriage is not in her job description. Or capability.

Instead of a romance, this story is all about relationships. Specifically, mother/daughter rel
Feb 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sheila-roberts
It took me a little longer than usual to really get into this book. Once I did, it really got my attention. This is a great story about mother-daughter relationships . Weddings can be a stressful time and often someone becomes a Bride/MomZilla. Wedding preparations really kept things interesting. I really enjoyed this book
Sep 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great story about weddings and the life around the bride and groom. I love these types of book which show you a glimpse into the life around weddings. I truly enjoy reading Sheila Roberts books. I will read the next book and have and will recommend them to family and friends.
Candy Ghent
Nov 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this story of a Mom who is a successful wedding planner, planning her daughter’s wedding as if it was her own magical wedding! Lots of character struggles and humor! Would love to see it as a movie!
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Sheila Roberts is happily married and lives in the Pacific Northwest. Her books are best-sellers, and have been made into movies for the Lifetime and Hallmark channels. When she’s not speaking to women’s groups or at conferences or hanging out with her hubby or girlfriends, she can be found writing about those things near and dear to women’s hearts: family, friends, and chocolate.

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