Susan Karsten’s Latest Book Review: Lady Luck’s a Loser, by CARYL McADOO

Wow!  Who’d have thought a older heroine named Marge and a size 2X hero would make for such an entertaining romp of a story?!  Now, I have it from the author, that this book was written well before the show Bachelorette came on TV, but the story has some similarities.  So, if you are a […]

Daisies are Forever, by Liz Tolsma ~ Susan Karsten’s latest book review

Revealing a little-known time/event in WWII history, this fascinating book takes you to places and events you never knew existed. And TAKE YOU THERE Tolsma does! I couldn’t get to sleep one night during the reading of this book, because of the images flitting through my mind – the novel is extremely vivid in creating […]

Cherie Burbach Interview ~ Poetry, and interview by Susan Karsten

Cherie Burbach – Interview About Poetry How did you first discover that you loved poetry? In second grade, my teacher suggested I start writing poetry. I knew nothing about it, but was writing a lot of short stories that she said had a “poetic” vibe about them. From them I start writing what I thought […]

Susan Karsten’s latest Book Review: One Perfect Spring, by Irene Hannon

One of the FINEST inspirational romances I have EVER read. I won’t give away any of the delicious plot details–you’ll want to discover them on your own–but, I will tell you why this book, One Perfect Spring is so great. Endorsed by massively successful Debbie McComber, One Perfect Spring delivers. The hero and heroine are […]

Cardinal, a poem by Cherie Burbach

Hi, friends, you may have been enjoying my posts featuring Wisconsin’s esteemed poet, Cherie Burbach. Here is another example of her work: Cardinal Red feathers stand out defiantly against snow heavy branches. He sits boldly, refusing to hide while she perches near him quietly but strong. As danger approaches, he releases a sound, sharp and […]

“My Soul is From a Different Place” new book by Cherie Burbach

Esteemed Wisconsin poet, Cherie Burbach, has a new book out! Yay! This is a lovely book, and if you like poetry, you are in for a treat!  The poems in My Soul Is From a Different Place reflect the hope and spirit that have been evident in Cherie Burbach’s work for over a decade.  Each poem […]

Susan Karsten’s latest book review: Chain of Mercy, by Brenda S. Anderson

  Here’s a little summary of newly-released Chain of Mercy:  When a high-powered Manhattan businessman’s life crashes down around him, he flees to Minneapolis, and hides away as a boiler repairman, living a solitary, humble life. The heroine is a female executive who falls head-over-heels for the handsome custodian/boiler man. She thinks he’s perfect but […]