Monday, March 20, 2017

The Wedding March (The Business of Weddings #4) by Tara Randel {Blog Tour Review + Giveaway}

On Tour with Prism Book Tours.

The Wedding March
(The Business of Weddings #4)
Tara Randel
Adult Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 384 pages
March 1st 2017 by Harlequin Heartwarming

The help only he can offer…

Cypress Pointe, Florida, is a long way from LA, where pop singer Cassie Branford needs a hit to prove she's not a two album wonder. But her case of writer's block could be over when the struggling songwriter meets Luke Hastings at a family wedding.

The legendary musician walked away from success at the height of his career. Yet Luke is already inspiring Cassie with his dedication to building a permanent community outreach center for troubled teens. Volunteering to help bring music into these kids' lives is also bringing her and Luke closer. Maybe they're not as different as he thinks…

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My Review: 4 Stars

I can't imagine the pressure of fame and fortune, especially when people seem to "use" you for them. Both Cassie and Luke have had their fair share of heartaches, successes, and disappointments and they each have to learn to forgive and move on, which is much easier said than done. I enjoyed the journey of them growing from their situations.

Luke has thrown his fame to the wind after being betrayed, but instead of being completely bitter, he's done a lot of good with his time and talents and I loved seeing the interest and investment he has with his project. Cassie has been all but abandoned by her father, who is now trying to get back into her life. The pressure of writing the next great album doesn't get her down, as she tries to find ways to help herself, instead of waiting around to be helped.

I love a romance with some meat to it and this isn't a fluffy insta-love story. The struggles are real and the love is gradual. I love how the romance is mixed with music and the relationships with this group of troubled teens, which combined, puts some cracks in the emotional walls. There is a minuscule thread of mystery, which adds to the tension and makes for an overall well-balanced diet of words.

Content: mild romance

*I received a complimentary copy through the tour host, which did not affect my opinion in any way.*


Other Books in the Series


About the Author

USA Today Bestselling Author Tara Randel has enjoyed a lifelong love of books, especially romance and mystery genres, so it didn't come as a surprise when she began writing with the dream of becoming published. Family values, mystery and, of course, love and romance are her favorite themes, because she believes love is the greatest gift of all. Tara lives on the West Coast of Florida, where gorgeous sunsets inspire the creation of heartwarming stories, filled with love, laughter and the occasional mystery.

Tour Schedule

March 12th: Launch

Tour Giveaway

- US PRIZE PACK: Signed copies of the first three books in The Business of Weddings series by Tara Randel, a $25 gift card for Dunkin’ Donuts, a coffee mug with an inspirational message: "Something beautiful is on the horizon," and a Harlequin Heartwarming tote bag. (US only)
- $25 Amazon eCard (open internationally)
- Ends March 28th


  1. Thank you for the lovely review of The Wedding March. Loved being featured on your blog today!Have a great day.

    1. You're welcome! Congrats on your newest release. :)

  2. All I had to read was that he did outreach work and I was hooked. I just returned from a volunteer trip to Costa Rica for people impacted by cancer.

    I am curious of what drove him to volunteer and this particular group.

  3. Another one that sounds super cute! Plus, these covers are sweet, and the colors? They go together beautifully. :)