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Searching For Sarah

(The Sarah Series #1)

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  51 ratings  ·  18 reviews
The first in a three book series. Come meet Sarah and begin her journey....

Sarah Keller is convinced that her Mr. Right is stuck in traffic…in another country…on another planet. ‘Thirty-one and still single’ isn’t how she wants to be introduced by her dad. That’s why she’s on five dating websites, posing as anything from an avid gardener to a crazed thrill seeker.

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Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Published April 27th 2017
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Feb 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
beta read, looking forward to book 2
Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower)
Fair warning: this book ends on a cliffhanger… but what a ride!!

Searching for Sarah is written with a great voice and a great sense of humor. The characters are multi-faceted, and the plot is really layered. Sarah, our heroine, is a delightfully eclectic character with whom readers will instantly relate, even if they haven’t had her particular woes. Sam is nearly Sarah’s polar opposite, but the chemistry between them is off the charts! And then there’s Andrew… everything Sarah’s looking for in a
I liked Sarah as a main character, she was relatable and real. The story on the whole was very enjoyable, but I didn't like the way the story ended - it seems to just stop. I know there's going to be another book, but the ending felt hurried. I hope to read the next book whenever it releases, hopefully it'll be soon.

I received a complimentary copy of this book to review. I was asked to give my honest opinion of the book - which I have done.
Sue Fernandez
Mar 27, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Thank you to Net Galley and CrushStar Multimedia for an ARC of this title. I was happily going along with this book, really enjoying it...but the ending? I'm going to warn you now, that it literally leaves you hanging...I don't mind series...but I don't like feeling like I've just watched a mid season finale of a TV show and have to wait for it to pick right back up. I'd have liked some closure. That said...if you know this ahead of's a very good book. I enjoyed the characters, that th ...more
Samantha March
Jul 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oh my did I end up really loving this book! I thought the beginning hooked me so easily, and I loved following Sarah Keller and her searching-for-Mr.Right-ways. She was so likeable yet with several flaws, which made her easier to relate to. The romance that begins to brew between her and Sam Turner had me so curious. They are two very different people, but I felt the sparks leaping from the page. Things almost got a little rushed for me toward the end until … the plot twist. Oh my word did I not ...more
May 20, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2017
Searching for Sarah is a bit of an enigma. It's an incredibly engaging, quick read, and I found myself swept into Sarah's story. In fact, after a couple chapters, I was so engaged in the book that I read the rest of it in one sitting. (I would say there's an above average number of typos and instances of awkward wording, though, and they did detract from the story.)

In spite of the engaging nature of the book, I struggled to get behind Sarah as a main character. She is 32-years-old, but she acts
Katie B
Apr 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

At the age of 31, Sarah Keller can't seem to stick with a career and hasn't had any luck finding Mr. Right. After being introduced by an acquaintance to Sam Turner, she becomes a live-in nanny to the great-niece he is now raising. Despite a sizable age difference between Sam and Sarah, a mutual attraction develops between the two. Sarah will have to decide whether to continue searching for her ideal future husband or open her eyes to the possibility that her future is right in front of
Jul 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book and will be reading the second. It was funny and well written. The reason, that I gave it four and not five stars, is that is that the two main characters became quite frustrating and the ending was very abrupt (there are cliffhangers and then there is ending in the middle of a story line.)
I will be reading the second because I do want my closure.
I received this complimentary copy, in exchange for my honest review.
Jun 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Searching for Sarah follows a down-on-her-luck law student who needs a place to live immediately. She soon finds herself caring for little Sophie in exchange for a rent free room and thoroughly entangled in a bizarre set of relationships. The story was very complex with surprising twists.
Erin Kathleen (CTBookGirl)
I really liked this story. It jumped right into the storyline which some people may not like but it didn't bother me. I thought the characters were well developed and I could honestly feel her struggle being the caregiver and the pull to find her own life (and love). I was rooting for her and Sam to get together and I thought it all happened pretty organically. I didn't feel like it was two strangers pushed together- but more a gradual build. My only disappointment was the ending. It ended so su ...more
May 05, 2017 rated it liked it
I liked Sarah, the main character. She was real and likable. The story was enjoyable as well. As a whole I enjoyed the book. However the ending, just sort of happened. There wasn't a gradual slope to the ending, it just stopped. I know there is another installment coming and I am looking forward to that. Hopefully it'll explain the ending in this book because it left me feeling like, "wait, what?"

It is a good book, worth the read, just be forewarned about the ending - but at least there is anoth
Emily F - Seriously Sweet Reads
I think I'm still searching for Sarah

I got into the book, everything unravels and then moments later, wham, it ended, leaving a lot of plot points unanswered. I can appreciate a good cliffhanger, but only when it makes sense in the story and isn't just an arbitrary ending point. If you need to know how something ends, hold off on reading this book till the sequel's out. I'd rate it PG-13.
Kerry Richardson
May 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
On the whole I enjoyed this book and the characters. I felt it dragged a bit in the middle because of Sarah's indecision about everything, however, it picked up again quickly and I was thoroughly engrossed in the story when I turned the page for the next chapter and it wasn't there!!! A very abrupt ending but there is another book to pick up the story so I am looking forward to reading that when it's released, hopefully not too long to wait for it. ...more
I wasn't sure about Sarah's relationship choice. I felt that she was swept up a little bit too easily with Sam Turner; from being in an avoidance mindset and set standards, to being enthralled by him. I liked how she encouraged her friend at the restaurant. I got a copy in exchange for an honest review. ...more
Linda Buzard-Moffitt
This was a good story with a twist at the end. I felt it was a cliffhanger ending though and was not warned about it or I would not have read it. I really want to read book #2 though to find out how it works out because it was a good story line.
I was given a copy to read from Chick Lit Plus to Read and Review if I chose to do so. I was not compensated for this review.
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Norma Bgley
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Oct 29, 2017
Jayme Carruthers
I would say maybe more like 3.5 stars for this. I am interested in the sequel though. The final couple plot twists really hooked me.

This is about Sarah, a thirty-something who has had a long list of relationships that have gone nowhere. She really wants to meet someone and settle down.

After a friend of a friend has to move away, Sarah gets the job as live-in nanny for an older man named Sam. She will live in his house and take care of his three-year-old. Desperate for somewhere to live, she agr
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Kathleen Block
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Sep 29, 2017
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Patricia George
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Sally Coles
Apr 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Sarah is 31 and single - she has tried everything on dating websites but to no avail - surely there must be someone for her out there!

Sam is a workaholic and so needs a nanny for his child and when he is introduced to Sarah by a mutual friend he takes her on and unbelievably the sparks start to fly - on paper they should never be matched - nothing about Sam matches her online profiles......and they are pretty varied......can she really find love in the most unlikely place

I really enjoyed this bo
Neepa Shah-Chittur
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Katie W
May 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
I felt like the book just jumped right into things and it took me a minute to get into the groove. I felt like I missed reading the first chapter or two, but once I got going, I got caught up in things and enjoyed it. Sarah is over thirty and hasn't been lucky in love yet. With her determined, yet cheerful, attitude about her situation, she is a very likable character. Sarah is also an old soul. With a fractured background, she's got a lot of experience to draw on, yet she still seems to hold ba ...more
Sharon Somers
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Oct 17, 2017
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Julieann lives in Virginia, yet longs to live everywhere else. It doesn’t come as a surprise that along with her gypsy soul, comes an active imagination. That’s why she loves to write and invent worlds and people, so that she can formulate their happily ever after. Hobbies include cooking new recipes, sewing, and spending time with her cute boyfriend/husband and six fabulous children. Vacations ha ...more

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