Homespun: Amish Non-fiction Review

As a lover of Amish fiction I really wasn’t sure how Homespun would go over. It’s a compilation of essays, “Amish and Mennonite women in their own words. ” But not only did I find it a delightful read but a constant companion during a very crazy, intense season of life. It really could not have been […]

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A Rumored Fortune: Christian Fiction book review

As a second book by Joanna Davidson Politano , A Rumored Fortune is a total treasure! I also had the pleasure of reading Lady Jayne Disappears which was Politano’s first novel and was an award winning debut and I highly recommend it. I would anticipate this novel will do just as well since I was equally captivating and […]

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Song At Dawn: Audiobook

So if you have followed me for any length of time you know that I use audiobooks a lot. I select books often read by the author, especial for non fiction, and listen while cleaning the kitchen, driving in the car, folding laundry, you name it I use this feature. I’ve written before about making […]

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Minding the Light: fiction review

It’s not often that I utilize a digital book. I just prefer to have the book in my hands. That being said, after reading Phoebe’s Light the first in the Nantucket Legacy and so thoroughly enjoying it I just couldn’t say no when the format offered to me was digital. Read my review of Phoebe’s […]

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Firestorm: book review

I escaped to spend a little time at the beach last week finishing Firestorm by Laura V. Hilton. Ran to our local Post Office and then hit the beach. A cool Pacific Northwest morning with my coffee, slippers, and the sand. Delightful. I really enjoyed the book and I’ll tell you why. I also much […]

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Sons of Blackbird Mountain: book review, a favorite

Sons of Blackbird Mountain by Joanne Bischof was interesting, inspiring and I just couldn’t put it down. First, I will say that it is an absolutely dynamic story and is filled with challenging relationships, life’s hardships, and loaded with hope. I will also say that the storyline is not a thriller, but it’s ebbs an […]

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The Heart’s Appeal: review and Starbucks GIVEAWAY

The Heart’s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is the second in the “London Beginnings” series and while I loved The Captain’s Daughter (read more here) this book is even better. Some of my favorite things about this new installment are the same as the factors that made me love the first. Delamere entwines the history and fiction so beautifully, […]

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Choosing Donald Trump: a book review

While I do not typically read political nonfiction, I am glad that this was the second in my adventure to do so. Read more about what I thought about “The Gatekeeper’s here.” I will begin by saying that I selected Choosing Donald Trump  by Stephen Mansfield knowing that Mansfield and I would not agree politically. I […]

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Keturah: a book review

Lisa Bergren wrote a thoughtfully researched and completely engaging story set in the West Indies. Despite a crazy busy, beautifully full life I just kept returning to Keturah becoming completely engrossed in the story and invested in the lives of the the three Banning sisters. Keturah, Verity, and Selah are just different enough, have just enough conflict between […]

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