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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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Book Review: No Less Days

Book Review: No Less Days, by Amanda G. Stevens -- David Galloway can’t die. He looks 35, but he’s actually over a century old. He has survived three wars and the loss of his loved ones, and he now lives a solitary life as the owner of a bookstore in northern Michigan. He keeps himself aloof… Continue reading Book Review: No Less Days

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Book Review: Intertwine

Emme Wilde finds an old locket at a sale. Within is a miniature painting of a handsome man and two locks of hair, one of which matches her hair color. On the outside of the locket a romantic note to "E," signed “F” has been engraved. Emme is sure the locket is meant for her,… Continue reading Book Review: Intertwine

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Book List for May 2018

I can't believe May is gone already. As usual, I have read a mix of new books and re-read some well-loved books. Here are my favorites: A Note Yet Unsung – Tamera Alexander – Clean romance, historical romance – a beautiful story of love, music, loss, and striving to achieve your dreams --  5 See… Continue reading Book List for May 2018

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Book List for April 2018

Sorry this is late! Here are my top books for April 2018.                     All these books are worth reading again, but the top four books are exceptional: The Little White Horse -- Elizabeth Goudge -- Children's, Christian fiction -- An incredible book with so many layers. I… Continue reading Book List for April 2018

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Book List for March 2018

March has been a busy month. Here are some of the best books I read: 1: The Book of Secrets – by Melissa McShane -- 5 – YA Fantasy-Mystery -- Helena Davies gets a job in a disorganized bookstore, only to discover the owner’s dead body in the basement and to find out that she… Continue reading Book List for March 2018

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The Amish Widower

Book Review: The Amish Widower, by Virginia Smith Amish farmer Seth Hostetler was devastated when his first wife died. When he finally remarries, his second wife and unborn child are killed in a carriage accident. Now he believes that he is doomed and will never love again.  His life is empty, and he wonders how… Continue reading The Amish Widower

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Stone and Spark

Book Review: Stone and Spark - by Sibella Giorello: Sibella Giorello goes back in time and gives us a new mystery/suspense series featuring Raleigh Harmon as a teenager. When her best friend, Drew, goes missing, Raleigh is sure that something terrible has happened. However, no one will believe her -- not even the police. Her only ally is a… Continue reading Stone and Spark

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One Lane Bridge

Book Review:  One Lane Bridge, by Don Reid. J.D. sets out for a simple drive in the country, needing some relaxation away from the problems at his restaurant and a struggling young adult daughter. He crosses a one lane bridge, and his car breaks down in front of an old farmhouse which contains a family… Continue reading One Lane Bridge