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Sunrise Cabin

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  388 ratings  ·  120 reviews
Two very different people…
One very special place.

Dylan’s an overworked investment banker. Paige is a free-spirited first-grade teacher. From the first time they meet, these two opposites attract.
Meanwhile, the cabin Paige is renting has gone up for sale. She loves living there, and she just might be able to buy it—if she finally achieves her dream of selling her c
Paperback, 344 pages
Published 2018 by Hallmark Publishing
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Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sunrise Cabin is an enchanting book. I knew from page one I would enjoy it.
Stacey Donovan has a wonderful descriptive writing style , she makes you feel like you are in the book with the characters, seeing what they see, feeling what they feel.
The main characters are so likable and both exhibit emotions that you can relate to.

Sunset cabin was a moving, deeply romantic and very well written book that I couldn't put down.
This was the first book I've read by Stacey Donovan and it won't be my la
Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower)
I’m so excited about Hallmark Publishing’s new line of original novels (as opposed to novelizations of their movies), and Sunrise Cabin is a great one to start with! Clean, cute, sweet and romantic – I highly recommend it!

The heroine Paige is just adorable, and I’d love to see her come to life on the screen at some point. Her fun spirit, generous heart and intentional gratefulness are incredibly endearing, and her enthusiasm for whatever she’s throwing herself into – whether it be cupcakes for h
Jun 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was a quick and absolutely wonderful read. I loved the characters and the setting was magically described by the author, Stacey Donovan. If you want a book with a quaint story that makes you smile, give Sunrise Cabin a try.

I received a complimentary digital copy of this novel, at my own request, from Hallmark Publishing via NetGalley. This review is my own unbiased opinion.
Ruth Hill
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was sent a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. I was not financially compensated, and all opinions are 100 percent mine.

I have been reading Hallmark books almost from the inception of this service last year, and until now, all of the books have been novelizations of popular Hallmark movies. I have not been disappointed in the offerings of Hallmark publishing, but this newest publication is special for two reasons. First of all, it is written by Stacey Donovan who is responsible
Dec 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Stacey Donovan writes the most atmospheric book in a romantic setting. It is not frequent that I read a sweet mushy love story. But being Christmas, I wanted to read something which would give me hope for the new year. And Stacey's book made me long for my own love.

Paige, a teacher, was sweet, fun, and absolute loving. I loved her joie de vivre for life and her students. Dylan was bang opposite to her with a drive to succeed.

Their friendship to competitiveness for the cabin made the story an int
Sunset Cabin is a sweet upbeat story of two people who meet in a coffee shop and are instantly attracted to each other. Paige has a look at life from a glass half full viewpoint starting out each sunrise at her rented cabin naming everyone and everything for which she is grateful. She is a first grade teacher and a writer of unpublished children's books. Dylan works in the banking industry and makes good money. Paige drops in the coffee shop to purchase cupcakes for one of student's birthday kno ...more
Julia Wiegers
Sep 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sunrise Cabin by Stacey Donovan is a fresh endeavor for Hallmark Publishing. This book is the first complete original where previous books have been based on the successful Hallmark TV movies. I like that Hallmark is recognizing this market and taking their place within the genre.

Readers who pick it up looking for a sweet story they can curl up and enjoy will find that Sunrise Cabin delivers. The heroine, Paige, is confident and knows her self-worth. I liked this character and her way of demonst
Carla Johnson-Hicks
Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, romance
With all the news about Covid 19, self-quarantine and people dying, I needed to read something light, and with a happy ending. Sunrise Cabin fit the bill nicely. Paige Reynolds rents a cabin west of Denver, She is a school teacher, who does not make a lot of money and doesn't think she will ever own her own home. When her landlord tells her he is selling the Cabin and his house to move to an assisted living facility close to his daughter, she does all she can to buy her home. Unfortunately, she ...more
Debra Slonek
Sep 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-reads, netgalley
What could a teacher with a sunny disposition and a successful, yet unsatisfied businessman have in common? Why, a quaint little cabin in the woods, of course!

I loved how Paige began her mornings with gratitude, listing what she was most thankful for, while watching the sunrise. Also, she loved colorful things, from nature to clothing. She also loved life and Paige's joy often spread to those around her.

Dylan's growing relationship with Paige encouraged him to seek healing and rebuild damaged re
Sep 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, hallmark
I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.


The very first original novel to be released from Hallmark Channel and I love it. Seriously, what a cute book that is perfect for all occasions.

I adored Paige who reminded me of myself. Youthful at heart, creative, fiercely protective of those she loves, and a little misunderstood. And Dylan was right there in the middle of it. I enjoyed watching the two of them duke it out over who gets the cabin. Paige adores the place.
Rosemary Rey
Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sunrise Cabin is a story that spoke to me from the very first page. I'm a lover of homes and cozy cabins and remote locations. I've moved often in my life and not finding my little piece of heaven on earth is a big regret, so I connected with Paige who had found her refuge, giving a daily gratitude mantra for the blessings in her life. When she meets Dylan, she can see even more of a future, until a dilemma, a mutual goal, threatens to keep them apart. This was a sweet story of nostalgia, gratit ...more
Elsie Davis
Sep 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful, heartfelt, and adorable story! Perfect example of putting your loved ones desires ahead of your own...which is after all, love. The cabin holds a special place in Dylan and Paige's hearts, much like my cabin is in my heart. I could totally relate to waking up each morning and feeling blessed, only in my case I have majestic sunsets. ...more
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A beautiful place to match an equally beautiful tale... Paige is sweet, hopeful, and thankful, which in this day and age, we need to be reminded of. She also loves Mondays. She calls them her Clean Slate day. I loved her and her first grade class. Dylan is in need of some of Paige's special magic and with a home like the cabin and her small town, this story will have anyone hoping for the movie. ...more
Savannah Hendricks
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is my first time reading a Hallmark book, and it felt just like watching a Hallmark movie. I enjoyed every page. It's the perfect story to read this fall. The characters were fresh and the story well crafted. I loved Paige and her positive outlook on life. Now, for them to make it into a movie please, and thank you!!! ...more
Helena Zelin
Jul 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I finished this book today, after so much time BUT as I like to say, better later than never right? Haha.. anyway, I really loved it! A complete review/ opinion will be up on my channel later in this month. But I will say here that it's so sweet and heartwarming ...more
Jenny Thompson
May 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance-novels
It has been ages since I read a romance novel published by a publishing house, and man, does it make a difference! This book was a charming little read. In my humble opinion, the hero and heroine seemed a bit chaste for a 21st century couple, but then again, it is Hallmark, after all.
Andrea Poe
Sep 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Refreshing story. I’ve been reading a lot of psychological thrillers lately and needed something sweet to clear my mind. The main character practices a grateful routine every morning and I have found myself trying it too😊. It really does put a positive spin on my day. Enjoyable read.
Robyn Neeley
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Super cute!
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The sunrise cabin was the sweetest novel for me to read this September! Paige Reynolds is a first grade teacher who lives in a beautiful cabin that fills her with joy and inspiration every day. Unfortunately her landlord decides to sell and Paige has to try to buy the cabin for herself.

Dylan, the very attractive businessman, who can have anything he wants decides that he wants this cabin as well. While both Paige and Dylan take the time that is needed to learn about one another and try to under
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was ok
Paige is perfectly happy living in her rented little cabin, working as a teacher hoping to one day get a children's books published. That changes when she's told the cabin is going to be sold. She's desperate to get her books sold to come up with the down payment to buy the cabin.
On the upside she's met Dylan, an overworked investment banker. When he shows up at the open house for Paige's cabin after their first date Paige has no interest in dating her now cabin buying enemy. But Dylan has his
C.E. Hart
Sep 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hallmark
Two very different people… One very special place.

Sunrise Cabin is another delightful Hallmark tale!

Paige Reynolds’s rented cabin west of Denver is a charming respite from life’s troubles. She relishes in her two-bedroom cabin home, prayerfully listing the many things she’s thankful for while soaking in each sunrise from the stone patio. What a beautiful tradition!

I immediately connected to Paige and her optimistic, quirky ways. Her curious clothing choices are fun, her cheery personality makes
Oct 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
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*I received this e-book in exchange for an honest review. A huge thank you to the publisher and NetGalley!*

When it comes to Hallmark movies, I am a big sap. I know they’re cheesy and predictable, but I just love them and cannot get enough! So, as you can imagine, Hallmark Publishing books give me that same feel and I love them for it.

Sunrise Cabin was such a fun and relaxing read! To my knowledge, it is the first book from Hall
*thanks to, the publisher and the author for providing me with a free e-copy of this book in exchange for a free and honest option.*

it’s a cute romance story.
sadly i can’t say i loved it as much as the other hallmark books i read so far, but that’s only natural!

let’s start with the good:
- slow build romance!
i personally prefer romance that is not written in the way “they meet, they can’t leave each other’s sight, they are married and have child in the way, all in the timeframe of
Mrs. Doglvrs
A sweet little feel good story from front to finish.

Here is the recipe for Sunday Muffins:

YEILD: 12 Prep time: 20 min Cook time 17 min

Streusel topping
¼ cup flour
¼ cup rolled oats
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
¼ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp real maple extract
¼ cup cold butter, cut into pieces
½ cup chopped pecans pieces

Cider Glaze
1 cup apple cider
1 cup powdered sugar

1 ¾ cup flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 TBS baking powder
½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp kosher salt
1 Large egg, lightly beaten
¾ cup brown sugar,
Lila Diller
This was such a great book!! I just wanted to keep reading and reading!! I loved that the plot of this clean contemporary romance was centered on the little log cabin rented by Paige. It was a quaint setting, striking a chord with this country, small-town girl.

I loved the characters!! They were so realistic, with backstories that added depth but didn't take away from the current tension, instead adding to the tension. I loved that this was more than just a romance, even though that was the main
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Sep 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Thanks to Netgalley for giving me this book to read in exchange for an honest review. No compensation was given, offered, or taken to alter the opinion.

I really enjoyed this sweet and clean love story. This book is about a highly optimistic first-grade teacher, Paige, that spoke her gratitude to the sunrise just outside the door of her drafty, but homey cabin every morning. Then, there is Dylan, a stressed-out and overworked investment banker, who hates his job but doesn't want to completely adm
Mar 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley-reads
Again, Hallmark movies scarcely fail. And the same must be said of their novels - if you’re looking for a sweet and cliched (in the best possible way) novel with a guaranteed happily ever after, you can’t go wrong with Sunrise Cabin. I mean, with one look at the name, you instantly get a sense of the vibe of the novel - sweet, warm, romantic and cosy.
The story centres on Paige - a fun and free primary school teacher and her polar opposite - Dylan an overworked investment banker. Of course, sever
Sunrise Cabin by Stacey Donovan
Source: NetGalley and Hallmark Publishing
My Rating: 3½/5 stars


The Bottom Line: I love the consistency in these Hallmark books! I knew when I dove into this book, I would get likeable characters, a decent plot without too much crazy or drama, and a happily ever after that is both deserved and ever so sweet. I think what I liked most about this book is the setting, the actual cabin. The cabin becomes something of a living thing as Dylan and Paige try
Maria Thomas
Sep 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Cute, and clean. This book is based on a Hallmark movie. I've not seen the movie so I can't say how closely the book follows but I suspect it is spot on.

As in all Hallmark movie romance stories we know the ending (HEA) from the start but this one wasn't quite as obvious in how it was going to get there. There were several turns the story could have taken but didn't. And not only could I not decide who I wanted to get the cabin, I was never certain which way it would go in the story. There was n
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Stacey Donovan grew up in central Illinois, earned her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Arizona in Tucson, and was a Master Writer at Hallmark in Kansas City, where she wrote several gift books and children’s books. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three rescue dogs. A true optimist, she loves stories with happy endings, random acts of kindness, and adventures bi ...more

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