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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Debbie Macomber returns to Seattle’s beloved Blossom Street in this heartfelt tale of friendship, renewal, and discovering what’s truly important in life.

For years Libby Morgan dreamed only of making partner in her competitive, high-pressure law firm. She sacrificed everything for her career—her friends, her marriage, her chance at creating a family. When her boss calls Libby into his office, she assumes it will finally be good news, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking reality: She’s been let go and must rebuild her entire life . . . starting now.

With no job prospects in sight, Libby reaches out to old friends and spends her afternoons at A Good Yarn, the local knitting store. There she forms a close bond with Lydia, the sweet-natured shop owner; Lydia’s spirited teenage daughter, Casey; and Casey’s best friend, Ava, a shy yet troubled girl who will shape Libby’s future in surprising and profound ways.

As A Good Yarn becomes a second home—and the women a new kind of family—Libby relishes the different person she’s become. She even finds time for romance with a charming and handsome doctor who seems to be her perfect match. But just as everything is coming together, Libby must make a choice that could forever change the life she holds so dear.

Warmly told and richly textured, Starting Now is filled with the promise of new beginnings and the unending delights of companionship and love.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Debbie Macomber's Blossom Street Brides.

Praise for Starting Now
 
“Debbie Macomber is undoubtedly among America’s favorite authors [with] a masterful gift of creating tales that are both mesmerizing and inspiring. . . . Her Blossom Street characters seem as warm and caring as beloved friends.”—Wichita Falls Times Record News
 
“There is a reason that legions of Macomber fans ask for more Blossom Street books. They fully engage her readers as her characters discover happiness, purpose, and meaning in life.”—Booklist (starred review)
 
“Macomber understands the often complex nature of a woman’s friendships, as well as the emotional language women use with their friends.”—New York Journal of Books

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Debbie Macomber’s Rose Harbor in Bloom.

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Starting Now
July 6th, 2014
Great Book. Debbie Macomber can certainly tell a good story. Her characters are rich and endearing. You want to read to the end of the book quite quickly so you can find out how everyone managed to solve their issues.
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A good read!
July 4th, 2014
À good store line, although predictable, Ms Macomber keeps it interesting and moving at a good pace.
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December 18th, 2013
I haven't found a book of Debbie Macomber I haven't enjoyed. I love how she manages to bring former people back into new books to update their lives. She is awesome!
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Love Macomber
June 21st, 2013
Her books never disappoint I love them all!
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The Best
June 10th, 2013
Just when you think Debbie's books just can't get any better, she writes an unbelievable heartwarming and beautiful story like this one.
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Starting now
June 1st, 2013
I always enjoy Debbie macomber's books but especially like the series on blossom street.
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Manager
May 26th, 2013
Very good portrayal of life as it may unfold...one never knows. Once into this book I found it hard to put down.
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A good read
April 25th, 2013
A good read about friendship and life priorities!
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Starting Now
April 11th, 2013
Not a disappointment for certain ...one more fine book from a fine author !
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