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My review of Colors of Christmas: Two Contemporary Stories Celebrate the Hope of Christmas by Olivia Newport

  You will be sure to get into the Christmas mood by reading Colors of Christmas: Two Contemporary Stories Celebrate the Hope of Christmas. Each modern day story has elements of sadness, hope, loss, suspense and redemption. I enjoyed both stories, but felt that both could have been better if fleshed out into full novels. … Continue reading My review of Colors of Christmas: Two Contemporary Stories Celebrate the Hope of Christmas by Olivia Newport

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My review of Complete Book of Sewing Techniques by Wendy Gardiner Blessing

  The Complete Book of Sewing Techniques for me, it just that – complete. I am a novice seamstress and have been that for over 30 years. My mother was an accomplished seamstress, but while I enjoy sewing, I did not get the sewing gene. This book has a wealth of information from choosing a … Continue reading My review of Complete Book of Sewing Techniques by Wendy Gardiner Blessing

The Space Between Words by Michèle Phoenix

My review of The Space Between Words by Michèle Phoenix Thomas Nelson When I read historical fiction, I want to be transported to the place. The Space Between Words by Michèle Phoenix did that for me. While one might think that a setting of modern-day Paris a few years ago is not historical enough, they … Continue reading The Space Between Words by Michèle Phoenix

The Christmas Blessing

My review of: The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson Blessing Revell The Christmas Blessing offers a look back at a different time. It is November 1944 and America is at war. The lives of men, women and families are turned upside down. What was normal before December 7, 1941 has become passé. There has been … Continue reading The Christmas Blessing

Choose Grace: 3-Minute Devotions for Women By: Ellyn Sanna, Joanna Bloss

My review of: Choose Grace: 3-Minute Devotions for Women by: Ellyn Sanna, Joanna Bloss Barbour Publishing, Inc. Barbour Books This was a timely read for me as I am involved in a Bible study whose topic is grace. These short (3 minute reads) are designed for women, but men would certainly benefit from them. Each … Continue reading Choose Grace: 3-Minute Devotions for Women By: Ellyn Sanna, Joanna Bloss

My review of The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere

  The Christmas Town is a charming holiday story. Lauren Gabriel is a young woman searching for a family after years of foster homes. She bravely or stupidly takes out an ad on Craigslist seeking that family. I enjoyed all the characters. Sometimes it seemed like there were a lot of those. I especially enjoyed … Continue reading My review of The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere

My review of Cravings By Judy Collins

  As a standalone book, this one details many of the struggles Judy Collins had with food and alcohol. It basically covers from her birth to the present. It also deals with her marriages, divorce and many men in her life. It touches on her only son, his life, and suicide. Interspersed between the chapters … Continue reading My review of Cravings By Judy Collins

My review of Animal Planet Chapter Books: Dinosaurs! By Animal Planet & Lori Stein

  I will admit to not being in the Grades 1 – 5 age group anymore. It’s been a few years since I read anything about dinosaurs. So when I got this gem of a book I read it straight through and learned some things, Within the 110 pages are a lot of interesting facts. … Continue reading My review of Animal Planet Chapter Books: Dinosaurs! By Animal Planet & Lori Stein

My review of Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo

  This was a hard read, but one that I would recommend. There were many heroes who participated in saving of Jewish children in Poland during World War II. Irena Sendler was one of those people. She is credited with saving 2500 children. Her story has been decades coming to life. The author had the … Continue reading My review of Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo