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2021 Best Books of the Year

I've reread a lot of my favorite books this past year, but I've also found some great new books to share with you. Here are my favorites for 2021: January - The Accidental Text - by Becky Monson (clean romance) February -- Georgiana's Secret - by Arlem Hawks (clean, historical romance); Fire of Faith -… Continue reading 2021 Best Books of the Year

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Book Review: Abraham in Egypt

Book Review: Abraham in Egypt, by Hugh Nibley: Non-fiction, ancient studies This book is a fascinating study of the Book of Abraham and other documents which have come to light, which tell the same heretofore unknown stories of Abraham’s life. The papyri which contained the Book of Abraham were found with several mummies which were… Continue reading Book Review: Abraham in Egypt

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The Summer of Hamlet

I have been working hard on my life story. I'm up to 2003, the year our oldest son went off to college.  The summer before he left, my friends and I sewed Scottish outfits for ourselves and our kids, and we went to the Scottish Highland concert. We had our annual Mad Hatter’s Un-Birthday Party,… Continue reading The Summer of Hamlet

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The Best Books of 2020

I reread a lot of my favorite books this past year, so my Goodreads list doesn't reflect the real total of books I read. However, I have read a lot of new books too. Here are the top books for each month, followed by the Book of the Year. I really enjoyed all of them,… Continue reading The Best Books of 2020

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Book Review: When Love Comes My Way

Tess Wakefield inherits her grandfather's logging company, but her interests lie in making and selling hats, so her fiancé convinces her to sell the company. However, when she and a school teacher head out to the logging camp in Michigan (1873), they are in a wagon accident. Only Tess is rescued alive, and her memories… Continue reading Book Review: When Love Comes My Way

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What if it’s True?

Many people today don’t believe in the Bible. They think that it’s just a collection of myths and that God is not real. They don’t believe that a being like Jesus Christ exists. But what if they’re wrong? Can you suspend your disbelief for a moment, and consider the possibility that it might be true?… Continue reading What if it’s True?

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Need an Editor?

Did you finish your NaNoWriMo project in November? Are you looking for an editor? Kiara Horowitz does developmental, evaluation, and content editing. She worked with me on several occasions with different manuscripts, and she did an amazing job at helping me figure out what steps to take next in my writing process. She is enjoyable… Continue reading Need an Editor?