I have enjoyed several Debbie Macomber books. She has characters who sound like people I know. And even though I am not a knitter, I enjoy reading the books set in a knitting shop. The others have also been fun reads. There is a new one being released in May called Hannah's List. Here is the description from Debbie's website:
You can read the first chapter here.
And, here is a video of an interview with Mrs. Macomber from last year where she talks about her love for writing:
I would love to meet this delightful lady. And I'm looking forward to her next book!