Archive for the 'Books I Suggest' Category

Wordsmithy by Douglas Wilson~Book Review

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

  Timberdoodle asked me to review this resource and I said of course! First of all, am I the only homeschool mom that feels her heart racing a bit when the Timberdoodle catalog arrives? Oh my! I love looking at that and all the wonderful resources they have pulled together.   Wordsmithy by Douglas Wilson […]

God Bless Us Everyone~Eva Marie Everson~Book Review

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

About the book: Charlene Dixon—called Charlie by family and friends—is devastated at the recent loss of her job.  For the last five years, the twenty-seven-year-old has blossomed as the activities director of an exclusive all-girls school. But when a misunderstanding with the headmistress leads to a pink slip right before the holidays, Charlie packs up […]

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, […]