Buttonholed, by Anita Klumpers

Hi! Susan Karsten here…recently, I mentioned my own new release, Charlotte’s Dilemma. It’s a novella and part of a series of 8 novellas (short novels) connected by a theme. The theme is from the famous bible passage Phillipians 4:8 that begins, Whatever is pure…, and ends, …think on these things. Thus we have the series […]

A Field of Forget-me-nots, by Rachel James

Hi! Susan Karsten here…Today, I’m reviewing a novella which is part of a series of 8 novellas (short novels) connected by a theme which is the famous bible passage Phillipians 4:8 that begins, Whatever is pure…, and ends, …think on these things. Thus we have the series subtitle: Ponder This! Voila. I just finished reading […]

Lucy in Love, by Kimberly M. Miller

Susan Karsten here, with Lucy in Love! A special review for a special novella. It’s part of a series of 8 novellas (short novels) connected by a theme. The theme is from the famous bible passage Phillipians 4:8 that begins, Whatever is pure…, and ends, …think on these things. Thus we have the series subtitle: […]

Charlotte’s Dilemma ~ new release!

Hello, faithful blog readers! Instead of my usual book reviews done for books by other authors, this will be a post about my own novella, due for release on March 6, 2020. This novella came about because of motivation. The motivation was the chance to have my work published in a novella collection with several […]

Review of Dark Ambitions, by Irene Hannon

The exciting Code of Honor trilogy comes to its dramatic conclusion with Hannon’s Dark Ambitions. The thrills and chills are abundant, and if romantic suspense is your thing, you will be very satisfied. Clues and conflict ramp up the tension and excitement. There’s romance between Rick, an ex-military man of high caliber, and Heather who […]

Book Review of Yours Truly Thomas, by Rachel Fordham

This was a fun book overall. I couldn’t put it down! I had to find out what happened. And isn’t that what every author wants? Yes, we want to make people keep reading. This took place in D.C., Annapolis, and Iowa — those are some unusual and fresh settings. I liked learning about Dead Letter […]

Review of: “The Pink Bonnet” by Liz Tolsma

I happen to have the privilege of know ing the author, Liz Tolsma. This was one of her best books! Action packed, full of really interesting historical details, it brought to life a real crime that happened in the early 1900s. Georgia Tann was a crooked woman who stole children and sold them to desperate […]

Thrifty and Easy Rhubarb Jam, making this on June 1, 2019

    The containers pictured above show my rhubarb jam. The recipe below is easily doubled. 5 Cups finely chopped Rhubarb 2 cups sugar 1 pack strawbery jello Placed chopped rhubarb and sugar in a pot, stir, and let sit overnight. Bring to a boil, boil and stir for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir […]

Wooing Cadie McCaffrey, by Bethany Turner ~ A Book Review

Isn’t that a cute cover? The story has a really cute set-up, too. A couple of single people who work together at a sports network get to know each other and date for four years — hello!? They are Christian people. Now that really makes me wonder why they dated for four years? If they’re […]

“On a Summer Tide” by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Susan here.  Oh, I am so excited to be reading this book! This makes two in a row, of really exceptionally good Christian fiction books. On a Summer Tide, features three sisters. I’m only guessing at this point (haven’t finished it, I’m savoring it) which of the sisters will find her true love in this entertaining […]