Archive for the 'Books I Suggest' Category

The Things We Knew~ By Catherine West~Book Review

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

  About the book: A tragedy from the past resurfaces in this tale of family secrets and reignited love. After her mother’s death twelve years ago, Lynette Carlisle watched her close-knit family unravel. One by one, her four older siblings left their Nantucket home and never returned. All seem to harbor animosity toward their father, […]

When Death Draws Near by Carrie Stuart Parks~Book Review

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

About the Book: Death has always been part of Gwen Marcey’s job. But when faced with her own mortality, everything takes on a different hue. Forensic artist Gwen Marcey is between jobs and homes when she accepts temporary work in Pikeville, Kentucky. The Eastern Kentucky town, located deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, […]

God Made You Just Right ~by Jill Roman Lord~ Book Review

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

  Our little guy adores books so when I was asked to review this kid’s board book I said, “Of course!” About the book: You’re brilliantly created and there s no one else like you! With easy-to-understand descriptions and simple, rhyming text, Jill Roman Lord shares the message that God created each of us in just […]

Medical Judgement~Richard Mabry ~ Book Review

Monday, June 20th, 2016

  About the book: Dr. Sarah Gordon lost her husband and daughter. Now she’s about to lose her life. After losing the two people she loved the most, Sarah Gordon doesn’t think life could get worse. But, after a fire in her garage is ruled an arson, she begins to realize someone is after her—and […]

What I’m Reading

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

I seem to go in spurts where I’m reading a lot or I’m not reading much of anything. Right now, I’m in the reading a lot spurt. Here are some “non-review” books that I’ve enjoyed lately. Same Kind of Different As Me—very good! It was on my pile for a long time but I never […]

Anchor In The Storm by Sarah Sundin~Book Review

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  I think I’ve only read one or two books by this author, but I like historical fiction so I agreed to review it happily! I must say it was really good. It’s one of those books that I figured would be good but was surprised at HOW good it was. It had some elements […]

The Beautiful Pretender~Melanie Dickerson~Book Review

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

  About the book: What happens when a margrave realizes he’s fallen in love with a servant?The Margrave of Thornbeck has to find a bride, fast. He invites ten noble-born ladies from around the country to be his guests at Thornbeck Castle for two weeks, a time to test these ladies and reveal their true […]

Sister Dear

Monday, May 16th, 2016

  About the Book: All Allie Marshall wants is a fresh start. But when dark secrets refuse to stay buried, will her chance at a new life be shattered forever?Convicted of a crime she didn’t commit, Allie watched a decade of her life vanish — time that can never be recovered. Now, out on parole, […]

A Dream Of Miracles by Ruth Reid~ Book Review

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

  About the book: Amish widow Mattie vows never to love again . . . until a suspicious outsider with a shadowy past comes crashing into her fragile world.Mattie Diener can barely keep it together. A young Amish widow and mother of two young children, she faces the lingering heartbreak of lost love, her son’s […]

The Bachelor Girl’s Guide To Murder~ Rachel McMillan ~ Book Review

Monday, April 25th, 2016

  In 1910 Toronto, while other bachelor girls perfect their domestic skills and find husbands, two friends perfect their sleuthing skills and find a murderer. Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and […]