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Louise Shaffer and Book Groups

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Praise for Looking For A Love Story

"Sweet and hopeful... just right for chick-lit readers looking for something with a little emotional heft but a happy ending (and a dog). - Jessica Moyer, Booklist

"Shaffer is at her best... giving this single-gal redemption story unexpected depth." - Publisher's Weekly

"Delightfully charming new novel." - Lori's Reading Corner

"An entertaining whimsical chick lit tale starring a delightfully flawed lead protagonist." - Harriet Klausner, Genre Go Round Reviews

"It is not the easiest thing to bring two timelines to life in a single book... Shaffer makes it work, though. More: she makes it sing." - Monica Stark, January Magazine

"Clever, sometimes funny, and sometimes sad. It will make you smile at times as you cheer Francesca on... a charming tale with excellent dialogue... Shaffer is an excellent storyteller." - Marilyn Heyman, Romantic Times Reviews Today

"I loved Shaffer’s earlier novels, Serendipity, The Three Miss Margarets, Family Acts and The Ladies of Garrison Gardens. Looking for a Love Story is a wonderful addition to the list." - Faye M. Dasen, The Pilot

"Utterly delightful... a highly enjoyable read." - Nancy Lepri,

"I would recommend adding this love story to your bookshelf." - Coffee Time Romance & More

"A very endearing story and you will love it." -

Praise for Serendipity

"Shaffer... is at her best here with a multigenerational saga set amid the bright lights of Broadway." - Kirkus Reviews

"Shaffer... unfolds the story of Carrie's family... with such ease it's as though one is having an engaging conversation with the characters. Refreshingly multidimensional and wonderfully come to life." - The Library Journal

" amazing story of mothers and daughters and how each generations relationships can affect the next... a book that you don't want to miss." --Lori's Reading Corner

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