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Its Jill Shalvis meets Susan Mallery in this gorgeous novel by New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde about three sisters, one small town, a wedding, and the summer that changes everything.


Welcome to Moonglow Cove, Texas, a place where your neighbors know your name and the gentle waves of the Gulf of Mexico lap lazily against the sands. Its a magical spot, especially
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 3rd 2020 by William Morrow Paperbacks
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ROBIN RUIZ
Nov 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
We are all flawed, but we are also all perfect in out humanity

Several years ago the Moonglow Sisters had a falling out. Everyone has their version, now their grandmother ( the woman who raised them ) is sick. It is her wish for Gia, the peacemaker , to bring them all together to finish a wedding quilt.
Madison, is the traditionalist and the leader, mother, rule maker , she wants nothing to do with Shelly and hasnt spoken to her in five years.
Shelly , the rule-breaker and the keeper of secrets ,
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Brenda
Mar 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020
The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde, set in Moonglow Texas, was the perfect book to read as I prepare to travel to Texas. This book is both as light as a summer breeze and as heavy as the dense humidity that can often come with summer, especially in Texas! Gia, Shelly, and Madison reunite to love and pray and wish their grandma back to health after a serious diagnosis. After five years spent apart and barely speaking following a wedding day debacle and serious sisterly rift, they must find a way ...more
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The Moonglow Sisters is a womens fiction novel about three sisters that were torn apart after an incident at the oldest sisters wedding. That incident sent the three away from their small Texas coastal town, but with their beloved grandmother ill, one returned the other two have stayed gone but with their grandmother ill, the one who raised them after their parents were killed, they return to fight the demons of their past and figure out where life takes them next.

I enjoyed watching these three
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Jen
Feb 02, 2020 rated it liked it
A fun, lighthearted, easy read! This was the perfect palate cleanser for me. It was a fun read about sisters, family bonds, and forgiveness. The romance felt rushed and the sex scene was just strange. I loved the sisters bond with their beloved Grandma. There was a lot going on in this book but it all came together perfectly in the end. Was it predictable? Yes. But sometimes you just need a happy ending and this book delivered. My thanks to the publisher for the advance reader in exchange for my ...more
Natalie
Feb 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Even though this book held a predictable storyline, I loved it.
Asheley
Mar 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
Five years ago, a betrayal happened that caused a huge rift in the family. The three sisters dont really communicate anymore, and their grandmother (who raised them) is heartbroken that they havent managed to fix their broken relationships. Now, staring down some bad health, her big wish is for her grandchildren to come back together as a family. That wont be easy because the wounds still feel fresh. She writes a note to one of the granddaughters and strongly urges her to contact the other two ...more
Michele
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A novel about the intricacies of family relationships and finding a way to heal after past hurts, The Moonglow Sisters was a thoughtful, charming piece of womens fiction from Lori Wilde.

Lori Wilde has been one of my go-to authors for some time when it comes to contemporary romance set in small Texas towns with yummyer, I mean, interesting cowboys. (lol) So I was quite happy to see she was branching out into womens fiction. The Moonglow Sisters still had that
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Ann
Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I like Lori Wilde books and I think this is my favorite. The Moonglow sisters return to their childhood home when their grandmother is operated on for brain cancer. Moonglow Cove, Texas has missed the girls who used to be so close and part of their small town. A wedding day disaster tore the sisters apart with Gia returning home after college and apprenticeship in Japan to open her kite shop. Maddie made it bigtime in New York television and Shelley went into a cult in Central America. Their ...more
Terri
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, netgalley
I've always loved Lori Wilde's cowboy romances and had high expectations for The Moonglow Sisters. This book is more Women's Literature than vs. Wilde's normal genre. She has made the transition with grace and elegance. This story of women trying to repair the ripped basis of their family is engaging and emotionally charged as falsehoods and truths are brought to light.
I loved and connected with every single character in the story and cheered as each came into their own. Wilde has shown the
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Gloria
Dec 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Clark sisters (Madison,Shelley, and Gia), were brought up by their grandmother, after the death of their parents, at the Moonglow Inn On Madison's wedding day, An incident occurs that tears them apart. Madison and Shelley leave town. The girls have not spoken to each other for five years. Their Grandmother becomes seriously ill and ask's Gia to bring the other two sisters home and finish the quilt that was started for Madison's wedding and to mend the rift between them.
Misty (Reds Romance Reviews)
The Clark sisters were once inseparable, then a little wedding day incident drove them apart, and forced them to all go their separate ways, leaving their beloved grandmother to live in Moonglow Cove, Texas on her own.

But it's her deteriorating health and a last wish that is about to unite them after all these years. Maddie, Gia, and Shelley have come home and are about to embark on a journey that mends their broken hearts and restrengthens their sisterly bond... and grants their grandmother's
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Penny Leidecker
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Two of the Clark sisters left Moonglow Cove, Texas, after the Incident with Raoul. Now five years have passed and Grammy is having surgery and has written a little to Gia, the peacemaker, to get the sisters back together and to finish the wedding quilt. All the sisters have secrets. I wont leave any spoilers, but I will say this is one of my favorite reads this year. Grab your copy and see what Madison, Shelley, and Gia are hiding. If you love reading a book about forgiveness with family at the ...more
Shari
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley, 2020-arc
The Moonglow Sisters had everything and more that I was looking for. Sisters that are reunited after a falling out five years ago, a fake engagement and a small town feeling. Their grandma, who is now sick, had one wish left and that was for the sisters to be reunited and finish the wedding quilt. Each of the sisters are so different but can they put aside their differences this one summer.

This was a hard book to put down. I loved each of the sisters. Loved the small town, how everyone comes
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Pamela
Mar 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This story takes place in Moonglow Cove ,Texas and is about 3 sisters who lost both of their parents at a young age.Their Grandma took them in an raised them at her her Inn,the Moonglow Inn.That is how the sisters were know as the Moonglow sisters.Madison was the oldest,Shelly in the middle then Gia the youngest.They were very close growing up but when Madison decides to get married something bad happens at the wedding and it separates all of the sisters.The 2 oldest girls take off and start ...more
Robin
Mar 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was a well-written, entertaining book. It was heartwarming and engaged my attention. The characters were relatable and I didn't want to put the book down. I enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more books by this author.
Janilyn Kocher
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Moonglow Sisters will leave readers glowingly fulfilled. Three sisters, torn apart by betrayal and misunderstandings, find the,selves reunited when their beloved grandmother needs them. The rift is deep and each has her own secrets to divulge. As the narrative progresses, readers get each sister's full story and the ugliness of secrecy is cleansed by truth. It's a fulfilling story. I was all in for Mike after the first sentence describing him. My favorite sister was Gia and the relationship ...more
Kristi
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde is everything I hoped it would be and more. The cover drew me in first, next the description but it is the story within that kept me happily turning pages and discovering a new favorite author!

𝙏𝙤𝙬𝙣𝙨𝙛𝙤𝙡𝙠 𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙢 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙈𝙤𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙨𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙨. 𝙄𝙣 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙗𝙚𝙘𝙖𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮𝙙 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙡𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙖𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙈𝙤𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙄𝙣𝙣, 𝙄𝙣 𝙈𝙤𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝘾𝙤𝙫𝙚, 𝙏𝙚𝙭𝙖𝙨, 𝙖𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙚𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙛 𝙈𝙤𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝘽𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙚𝙫𝙖𝙧𝙙

Madison, Shelly, and Gia are the Moonglow sisters, orphaned at a young age and sent to live with their Grammy
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Jane
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Moonglow Sisters should not be missed. Grammy, who raised the three sisters when their parents died is facing dangerous surgery. The sisters have been estranged for 5 years and Grammy has a plan that involves quilting to bring them together. Each sister has a different personality, needs and secrets, that keep the reader completely engaged in finishing this wonderfully uplifting book. This is a story about family, love, forgiveness and learning to stand up for oneself. This new to me author ...more
Susan
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
THE MOONGLOW SISTERS by Lori Wilde is a beautiful story filled with love. There sisters unite to save their Grandmother's B & B. A special five 🌟 read!
Jan Fore
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Moonglow Sisters
Lori Wilde
March 03, 2020


Its Texas, Moonglow Cove, Texas. Madison, Shelly and Gia Clark are sisters that were born here. Their parents died in an avalanche while skiing in Colorado leaving the girls to be raised by their grandmother, Helen Chapman. Helen is the owner of the Moonglow Bed and Breakfast. She and her friend, Darynda Fox have worked together for years managing the business. When the girls lost their parents, a social worker brought them to Texas to reside with
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Kathy
Feb 19, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde is a heartfelt novel in which a family tries to heal a painful rift.

Grammy Helen Chapman brings her three granddaughters together in order to move past their longstanding estrangement.  Madison "Maddie" Clark is the oldest of the sisters and she lives in New York where she stars in a popular crafting show. Middle sister Shelley moved to Costa Rica five years ago and has yet to return for a visit.  Gia is the youngest and she lives in Moonglow where she is
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Mary
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Forgive one another. Love one another. That is the lesson of the quilt.
-Grammy (Helen Chapman)



Vivid characters, powerful sister chemistry, and a mystical town named Moonglow Cove weave a spell that will draw you in as you get to know the Chapman sisters. Join this intriguing trio of sisters as they work their way through a difficult summer filled with forgiveness, healing, and second chances. Lori Wildes latest book is a story in which to immerse yourself.

Meet Madison, the eldest and a high
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Kim
Mar 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
I am a sucker for sister stories and other than being a bit too long this was a perfect Sunday read. Three sister who grew up picking Moonglow pears, blasting music from their boom box and singing Who Let the Dogs Out, giggling, laughing, enjoying their sisterliness (is that even a word?)

Madison, the eldest, is the solid anchor on the ground, Shelly, the middle daughter who has been MIA for the past five years, is the high-flying kite and Gia, the baby of the family is the string that keeps the
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Missy
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Missy by: NetGalley ARC
Moonglow, Texas and Madison and her siblings, Shelly and Gia are brought here as children after their parents perish in an avalanche in Colorado. They had no idea of their grandmother, Helen Chapman. She raised the girls as her own and ran the Moonglow Bed and Breakfast.
Five long years have passed since the sisters have been together due to pride, unforgiveness and the whole family have realized they all have secrets they've been holding onto.
And now Helen is in the hospital and they've all
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Nicola Short
Feb 19, 2020 rated it liked it
The Moonglow Sisters had a lot of potential and at times, it was very good. Then the story would just become way too unbelievable and corny. I loved the interaction between Gia and Mike though the romance was just a bit weird.
This would make for a good beach read. A story about sisters, forgiveness, a little romance and lots of family drama.
Thank you to NetGallery, the publisher and author for the opportunity to read and give my honest review about this book.
3.5🌟
Chris Martinez
Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a WONDERFUL book! A heart warming book of family, faith and forgiveness.
Three sisters - torn apart on Madisons wedding day - by a misunderstanding by one sister. Shelley runs off to Costa Rica for solitude, Gia stays in Moonglow Cove, and Madison goes to New York for a career in TV. But when their grandmother is diagnosed with brain cancer - and needs them and gives Gia a letter asking her to get the sisters back together to mend their relationship - will the Moonglow sisters be able to put
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Lexi
Mar 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the perfect summer read! Even though its winter, I felt like I was right there in Moonglow Cove on the beach! Such a heartwarming tale about family and mending relationships. Three sisters brought back together by their sick grandmother, whos wish is for the three of them to finish a quilt.

The pacing was perfect. Although the events were a little predictable, there was enough drama to keep things interesting!

Plus... I loved neighbor Mike! The little bit of romance in this was super
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Jeanne
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: jeep-diva
I'm stingy with 5 star reviews but The Moonglow Sisters easily rated this one.

Wilde does a great job at creating complex, realistic and relatable characters and she weaves the story's many reveals perfectly and exposes them with masterful timing.

No one is quite what everyone else thinks they are. No bit of their history is exactly what it seems to be and the outcome, while perhaps what the reader expects, is not achieved directly or easily.

Wilde introduces us to each of the three sisters,
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Suzanne
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My mom and I have been Lori Wilde fans for around 15 years.She used to only have new releases every April and September or October,Im sorry I dont remember which exact month in the fall.Lori Wilde has been rereleasing so many books and having so many new releases that my mom has been keeping up with reading them but Ive gotten behind.
I received a arc of Moonglow Sisters and I flew through it.Three sisters got back together to finish a quilt as their Grammys wish.The book is about the three
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Becki
Jan 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, arc
This book is perfect for days when the whole world seems like a hot mess and you just want to veg out with characters who have some layers, are learning to heal and come together other as sisters, and who find "happily ever after" love along the way. And if the final pages seem rushed and include sappiness such as "She was here now, with the man she loved, and everything was absolutely perfect...", well, good on them!

I enjoyed this nice break from reality for a couple of evenings. I may have
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Lori Wilde cant remember a time when she didnt want to write. She even went to nursing school so she could have a schedule flexible enough to allow her to write on the side. She nursed for 20 years, working in a variety of settings from the newborn nursery to the recovery room, to dialysis. But she never lost her desire to write.

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