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Book List for June 2018

I can’t believe a month has flown by already. Here are my top picks for the month -- some new books and some old favorites: Water from my Heart – Charles Martin – Adult Fiction – 5 -- What an amazing story this is – about a man who starts out as cold, unfeeling, and… Continue reading Book List for June 2018

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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 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

Book Reviews

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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Best Books of 2016

"Did you have a good year?" some people ask. Their judgment of 2016 might be dependent on how much money they made, or if everyone they knew lived, if they became famous, or even who won the election. However, money comes and goes, people around us are born and die, and every few years the leadership of the government changes. There are always… Continue reading Best Books of 2016

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The Rose of Winslow Street

Book Review: The Rose of Winslow Street - by Elizabeth Camden Libby Sawyer and her father return from their summer home and discover that strangers have moved into their house. Widower Mikhail Dobrescu and his family have fled Romania and have come to Colden, Massachusetts to claim the house and property that belonged to his… Continue reading The Rose of Winslow Street

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Longing For Home

Book Review: Longing For Home, by Sarah M. Eden. Katie Macauley has seen poverty, starvation, death, cold, and the cruelty of mankind in her young life, yet she possesses great courage and determination. Carrying the fiddle she stole from her father, Katie arrives in the frontier Wyoming town of Hope Springs with one object in… Continue reading Longing For Home

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Hope Springs

Book Review: Hope Springs, by Sarah M. Eden (Longing for Home, Book #2) Katie Macauley gives up her goal to return to Ireland in order to make a difference in Hope Springs, Wyoming, where she has become a beloved friend and a rallying beacon for the Irish half of the town. As Katie endures the… Continue reading Hope Springs