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 […]

The Plot is Murder by V.M. Burns, a review and author interview

Hi, faithful readers! Susan Karsten here with a nice book to tell you about. THE PLOT IS MURDER is a novel I sought out on my own — not through the blogging program of any publisher, etc.   A delightful and different cozy mystery in which author Burns takes the reader along on a fascinating […]

Pelican Point, by Irene Hannon

Oh my! What a lovely romance. Not only do the main characters find true love, but we get to go along for the ride. Hannon’s skills as a romance author are a cut above the others in the genre. She brings so much to the table with her settings, her characters, the details, and the […]