Beloved Hope: book review

I had to read the first book, Treasured Grace, in the “Heart of the Frontier” series; and I’m so glad I did. Beloved Hope was all the better because I had fallen in love with the deep, complicated woman named Hope before the book even began. Then to see how Peterson unwound her story and […]

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Out of the Ordinary: review and GIVEAWAY

Okay fellow fiction lovers this is a hilarious and witty read. I have never read books by Jen Turano, but it is laugh out loud funny and totally engaging. I was particularly impressed with the intelligent and engaging dialogue. As an avid reader it isn’t that often that I truly am brought to tears in […]

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Total Christmas Makeover: a review

Christmas is my favorite! To be honest I just really love holidays and being festive, so since lots of other people feel that way at Christmas I enjoy it ten fold. I do advent with my kids, both the fun and the spiritual kinds, I started the tradition LONG before they could understand just because […]

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Cultivate: a book review

I am a gardener. I didn’t really know that until around 2009 just after I was married and had my own home with a small spot of land. My instincts kicked in and I wanted to make the house a home. As I walked the yard I began to picture what I wanted. I started […]

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His Guilt: an Amish fiction review and GIVEAWAY

  His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray Did not disappoint. When given the chance to join this book tour with Litfuse Publicity group I jumped at the chance to read an Amish Fiction book by this New York Times best selling author. But I realized quickly it was the second in a series called “The […]

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The Captains Daughter: a review

The Captains Daughter by Jenifer Delamere is an engaging and exciting start  to the “London Beginnings” series.  The Bernay sisters are a promising and dynamic trio that will lead the story in several very different directions.  As the story unfolds you read about Rosalyn Bernay and Nate Moran.  I won’t give this exciting love story […]

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Devotions from the Kitchen Table: A Review

Devotions from the Kitchen Table by Stacey Edwards is one I picked up because my parents’ kitchen table changed my life. And it changed, and continues to change, the lives of so many people. I have a love for “the table” and have written about it often here on Inspiration Clothesline. After reading the book […]

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The Magic of Motherhood: book review

  This book, The Magic of Motherhood, by Ashlee Gadd is so perfectly titled. Magic is so elusive and uncertain, just like Motherhood. It is enthralling, can be exhausting (especially when trying to figure it out), and wholly engaging – mind, body, and spirit. The essays in this book address each of these key components […]

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The Lucky Few: a rave review

You guys I’m a reader… But I can’t think of a time I read a book in a single day. Two sittings, about 12 hours later and I had this book devoured.  I would admit that the topic of adoption is of high interest to me, but even beyond that this family’s story is what […]

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