Bookmarked for Murder, by V.M. Burns

Okay, if you like chuckling your way through enchanting cozy mysteries, this one’s for you! A rollicking road trip, followed by a puzzling mystery to be solved. The book is set in Chicago and western Michigan, and Burns is a real up-and-coming author to be aware of. She set her book in such interesting places […]

Winning Your Blood Sugar Battle, How to Prevent and Control Type 2 Diabetes, by Dr. Richard Furman, MD., FACS

I’ve reviewed books by Furman before, so was eager when the opportunity to read and review this latest release came my way. Please, Please, please, give this book to “That Person” we all know, who is struggling with their weight and health and just doesn’t seem to get their mind straight on what they need […]

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 […]

Review of “The Refuge” by Ann Gabhart

Susan Karsten here, with a book review! Set mostly within a Shaker (cult) community over a century ago, The Refuge is a wonderful story with a fascinating setting. Gabhart draws readers into the past, and you feel almost as if you are there!  The relatable characters include a widow, who was stranded within the Shaker […]