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When Life Gives You Lemons, Drink Coffee!

4.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Janine is a smart and sassy southern girl from Triple Creek, North Carolina, who knows what she wants and fearlessly goes after it. Janine's goal of making a life for herself and marrying the man of her dreams finally became a reality. She was a newlywed, married to a successful business man named Tom Whitfield and owned her own bakery. Their life seemed perfect and all wa ...more
Published October 30th 2015 by Smashwords Edition
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Feb 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
An inspiring faith based story about letting go and finding true happiness.

Janine had a good life. She was newly married to a wonderful man and had great friends and family. She owned her own bakery and was fully involved with her church. But when her husband accepts a job in New York and Janine is forced to leave her home town and everything that was familiar to her, she has no idea what she is in store for. She loves the B&B Tom bought for her, but something is still missing. When Janine tell
Tara Cignarella
May 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Five stars because I have been given lemons and I learned to love coffee.

I just finished reading, Deanna Martinez-Bey’s book, When Life Gives You Lemons, Drink Coffee. A wholesome and enjoyable book everyone will enjoy. The details and descriptions will keep this story in your heart for years to come. Deanna has a writing style that flows naturally. I don’t want to give the story away, but if you are looking for a well written book about overcomeing hardship and finding inner strength this book
Troy Stewart
Jan 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The characters in this book are very compelling. I really enjoyed watching the protagonists fall in love and the whole time, wondering how it's going to work out. The author adds really beautiful details and a good many side characters that keep the story interesting. So romantic and very sweet! Is definitely a keeper! ...more
Kelsie Newby
Mar 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Even when things seem perfect... follow your own dreams. This book was an eye opener for me. The perfect man, the perfect job, the perfect life... but is it your dream? This was a great read that showed us that true love is possible and following your dream can be a reality if you look inside yourself and work hard for what you want.
Deanna Martinez-Bey
Jan 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Deanna Martinez-Bey was born in New Jersey and currently resides in North Carolina.
Deanna enjoys writing, running, and cooking. She spends her spare time watching Food Network and drinking coffee!
Deanna is a multi-genre author, writing women's fiction/contemporary fiction and non-fiction books.

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