Out of the Embers : five star fiction review

I was excited to tell you all about Out of the Embers by Amanda Cabot from the very first page. It’s a true page turner and I found the story absolutely enthralling. In these unusual and bizarre times, escaping into a fiction story was just what I needed. I love Evelyn’s independent spirit, her determination […]

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Two Steps Forward : Fiction Review

Two Steps Forward by Suzanne Woods Fisher is the third in the “Deacon Family Series.” The first is Mending Fences, followed by Stitches in Time. This third installment did not disappoint! We follow the stories of Sylvie Schrock King and Jimmy Fisher through large life transitions, challenging decisions, and watch as their stories entwine with the […]

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An Uncommon Woman: fiction book review

An Uncommon Woman by Laura Frantz immediately captured my attention. Usually it is Frantz’s name that draws me to a book as I trust her stories to be beautifully woven time and time again. This time however it was the title! I just couldn’t resist. Frantz is a talented writer with vivid vocabulary and the […]

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One More River to Cross: fiction review

Jane Kirkpatrick is known for her detailed story telling and deep characters. One More River to Cross by Kirkpatrick is no exception. The story is so historically rich and the characters both deep and diverse. This is a story of true heroism; families traveling, ultimately, as the first to settle into California in the 1840’s. […]

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