The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 41.2 — A Hallway of Statues

Ch. 41.2 -- The door to the library opened, and Jay looked out, scowling. “Really, madam, couldn’t you wait until morning? It’s almost bedtime, and I am tired of being disturbed.” Zelda reached into her cloak pocket and threw a handful of sparkling dust into the air in front of Jay. The dragon opened his… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 41.2 — A Hallway of Statues

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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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The Language of Sparrows

Book Review:  The Language of Sparrows, by Rachel Pfifer - When artist April Wright and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Sierra, move to Houston, Texas, they are trying to escape a past neither of them can get over. But their pain follows them, and April has no idea how to help her brilliant daughter, who learns languages… Continue reading The Language of Sparrows

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Dont’ Go

Book Review:  Don't Go, by Lisa Scottoline: Dr. Mike Scanlon is deployed to Afghanistan, leaving his wife and a new baby behind. Amid brutal conditions he and his fellow doctors operate and save lives. Then he gets a call that his wife is dead from a knife wound, and he goes home to bury her… Continue reading Dont’ Go

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Cinderella

A few nights ago, we went to see Cinderella. What a beautiful movie! The settings and costumes were stunning, rich with color and detail. The acting was good, and I absolutely loved the music. Though Ever After (1998) remains my favorite retelling, I enjoyed this version, even if the prince (Richard Madden) was a little… Continue reading Cinderella

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Book Review: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce Harold Fry and his wife, Maureen, are retired, living a dry, dusty life so boring, empty of love, and uneventful it can’t hardly be called living. Then one day Harold gets a letter from an old friend (Queenie Hennessy) in Northern England, who tells… Continue reading The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

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The Humming Room

Book Review: The Humming Room - by Ellen Potter When Roo Fanshaw’s parents are murdered, she is sent to live with her reclusive uncle on Cough Rock Island. She was raised without love, and she doesn’t expect any when she arrives at her isolated, forbidding new home, which was once a sanitarium for children with… Continue reading The Humming Room

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Letters Across Time

Book Review: Letters Across Time - by Anna Zogg When Lindsey Hayden’s husband dies, she secludes herself in a cottage on the Oregon coast and tries to live through her grief. Four years later, Lindsey is running along the highway in the rain when she hears a car coming too fast down the hairpin turns… Continue reading Letters Across Time

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Back By Sunrise

Book Review:  Back by Sunrise, by Justin Sloan When Brooke’s dad is deployed and later killed in action, she and her family must deal with their grief. Brooke can’t understand why her dad had to leave. But then she finds a magic necklace that her dad left her. When she puts on the necklace, Brooke… Continue reading Back By Sunrise

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Whispers of Hope

Book Review -- Whispers of Hope, by Marcie Anne Jenson Dennie and Thes, orphans from Chile, are adopted by an American LDS couple, and for many years all seems well. But Thes is haunted by his painful past, and when he dies mysteriously, his family is devastated. Dennie’s conscience is burning a hole in her… Continue reading Whispers of Hope