The Plans We Made by Kathryn Cushman and Lauren Beccue

About the Book

Book: The Plans We Made

Author: Kathryn Cushman and Lauren Beccue

Genre: Contemporary Women’sFiction

Release Date: August 14, 2020

When past secrets hold the only key to hope for the future…

Caroline Chapman is reeling from a broken engagement. Determined to start again, she moves cross-country for her dream job of planning events in the historical mansions of Newport, Rhode Island. Just as her life is getting back on track, she gets an email that shakes her very foundations.

Linda Riley’s life looks picture perfect – a wonderful husband, two great kids, involved in church and the community. Then comes the diagnosis that shatters the facade. In order to save her son’s life, she must reveal secrets that can rip everything apart.

Connected by more than painful circumstances, these two women discover a sacred bond. In this beautiful story of love, loss, and the fight for life, Caroline and Linda experience the reality that life doesn’t always go according to The Plans We Made.

About the Authors

Kathryn Cushman graduated with a degree in pharmacy from Samford University. After hanging up her lab coat, she shifted her focus toward writing. Her previous works have received multiple nominations for both the Carol Award and the Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award. The Plans We Made is her tenth published novel.
Learn more at Follow Kathryn on Facebook (@authorkathryncushman) and Instagram (katiecushman1)

Lauren Beccue graduated from Holy Cross with a BA in English and now lives with her family in Santa Barbara. She writes about faith and family, with an emphasis on agricultural passages of the Bible. This is her first novel.

Learn more at Follow Lauren on Facebook (@beccue.lauren) and Instagram (@lauren_beccue).

My Review of The Plans We Made:

This book was wonderful. It had so many different storylines (two specific ones) and the fact it was written by two different authors – it was written so seamlessly it wasn’t evident that it was written by two different people. The topics were heavy but written in a way that brought hope and encouragement. It was a wonderful book and I definitely will be reading more by these two authors (separate and together).

I received a copy of this book from the publishers but was not under any obligation to write a review. All opinions are strictly mine.

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Author Giveaway:


Now, go buy your copy of The Plans We Made online or at a local bookstore, then be sure to head to Lauren’s website to claim your bonus freebie!


  • Make Your Plans in Pencil
  • The Plans We Made
  • Proverbs 19:21

Just contact Lauren with your name, address, and where you purchased the book, and she’ll send you a set. That’s it! (US only and get ’em while they last.)

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