Book Review: Before the Scarlet Dawn By Rita Gerlach

BEFORE THE SCARLET DAWN Daughters of the Potomac #1 By: Rita Gerlach Published: February 1, 2012 **** In 1775, Hayward Morgan, a young gentleman destined to inherit his father’s estate in Derbyshire, England, captures the heart of the local vicar’s daughter, Eliza Bloome. Her dark beauty and spirited ways are not enough to win him,…
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Book Review: The Road to Mercy by Kathy Harris

I am featuring a new Christian Fiction novel.   If you are struggling with your faith, how to get through some trials and challenges,  or wondering if God is even hearing your prayers, this book is for you.   Even though it is a fictional story, the message is real. THE ROAD TO MERCY By:…
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Book Review: Reflected in You by Sylvia Day

REFLECTED IN YOU A Cross Fire Novel By: Sylvia Day Published: October 2, 2012 *** Warning: The following review may not appeal to everyone who reads my blog. Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me…
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Book Spotlight: Better Than Chocolate by Sheila Roberts

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CHOCAHOLIC It’s mid-morning. Breakfast is over (a nice, nutritious one), and little Sheila is sitting at her computer, writing away.  Where was I going with this scene? Do I need this scene? This needs to be better. I can’t think. I know what I need: some chocolate to…
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Book Review: Wonder By R.J. Palacio

WONDER By: R.J. Palacio Published: February 14, 2012 **** I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He’s about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the…
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Book Review: Home Front by Kristin Hannah

HOME FRONT By: Kristin Hannah Published January 31, 2012 ***** In her bestselling novels Kristin Hannah has plumbed the depths of friendship, the loyalty of sisters, and the secrets mothers keep. Now, in her most emotionally powerful story yet, she explores the intimate landscape of a troubled marriage with this provocative and timely portrait of…
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Story Time – If You Take A Mouse To School by Laura Numeroff

This morning I kicked off another year of Story Time at our local library.  This is one of my favorite things to do and I am so glad I have the time to do it and the kids to offer it to.  Today we had four kids from ages 1 1/2 – 4 years old…
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Book Review: Bared to You by Sylvia Day

BARED TO YOU By: Sylvia Day Published:  April 3, 2012 **** Warning:  The following review is about a book that may not appeal to everyone who reads my blog. Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness…He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never…
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Book Review: The Last Letter by Kathleen Shoop

THE LAST LETTER By:  Kathleen Shoop Published:  April 27, 2011 *** Katherine wouldn’t have believed it if she hadn’t found the letter…Katherine Arthur’s mother arrives on her doorstep, dying, forcing her to relive a past she wanted to forget. When Katherine was young, the Arthur family had been affluent city dwellers until shame sent them…
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Guest Book Review: Last of the Seals by Greg Messel

LAST OF THE SEALS By: Greg Messel Published: April 23, 2012 *** This is a featured guest review by my husband, Pat. After seeing the book in my stash, he thought the book sounded interesting and so I offered the review to him.   Mystery, romance and baseball in 1957 San Francisco.  Sam Slater is…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December