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 […]

A Long Bridge Home, by Kelly Irvin (book review)

Another thoroughly engrossing book by Irvin. She is one of the best in her genre (Amish fiction). A Long Bridge Home is up to her usual standard of excellence and covers some new ground in the Amish trope department. Christine and Andy are “special friends”, a term for what young people nowdays call “going out”. […]

Bookmarked for Murder, by V.M. Burns

I reviewed this one back in August, but now it has been published and is available. I’ve been seeing it reviewed in some “high places” lately, so I’m happy for the author. If you like chuckling your way through enchanting cozy mysteries, this one’s for you! A rollicking road trip, followed by a puzzling mystery […]

Justice for Hattie Mayfair, by Irene Onorato

Justice for Hattie Mayfair, Irene Onorato’s latest release, has a special place in my “reading heart”. Knowing the author, I had a chance to read the prologue several years ago. It was super-memorable. But Irene set the manuscript aside, meanwhile publishing a series of romantic suspense novels and a couple of stand-alone novels. She finally […]

Review of 100 Words of Affirmation Your Husband Needs to Hear, by Lisa Jacobson

This is a wonderful, easy-to-digest book. The suggestions are things I would actually feel comfortable saying. Many of them are praises, expressions of thanks, and words of love. For example, “Thank you for all you do for me.” “I love how strong you are.” “You have the best ideas”. You’ll see your husband’s eyes shine. […]

Review of Mountains of Grace, a new book by Kelly Irvin

By now, my readers know I really like/love Kelly Irvin’s books. This is another good one! It’s at least 50% about English people (non-Amish) and their problems and loves. The Amish story-line is good, too. Always super impressed with the way Irvin handles the Amish people’s philosophy — she puts it out there for all […]

Book Review of: Confident Moms, Confident Daughters, by Furlough

  This book covers many aspects of raising a confident daughter. From how to view one’s appearance, to body image, to dealing with the “world”, this is a solidly helpful book. You’d really have to absorb the message, though, if you are having this sort of problem. You can’t just skim, or even read a […]