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The Amish Marriage Bargain by Marie E. Bast – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Marriage Bargain by Marie E. Bast – Book Review, Preview

I liked the premise of the story and the mystery behind Thad’s sudden jilting of May when he married her sister. Poor May had always felt inferior to her sister. It didn’t help that Thad’s mother treated her as if she was lazy and incompetent! Yet May had a kind […]

Common by Laurie Lucking – Book Review, Preview

Common by Laurie Lucking – Book Review, Preview

Ooh! I’m so excited to have found Common! I really enjoy reading well-written young adult stories and this certainly fits the bill. Leah was such a great heroine! She was humble and never thought her work was beneath her. In fact, her only reason for seeking a position as lady’s […]

The Wedding Dress Christmas by Rachel Hauck – Book Review, Preview

The Wedding Dress Christmas by Rachel Hauck – Book Review, Preview

I really liked Buck. Though he was a famous country music star, he was down-to-earth and didn’t seek attention. He loved his family and his hometown. His persistence in wooing Jojo was sweet! Poor Jojo had been hurt and lived a life of fear. She expected bad things and was […]

All Is Bright by Chautona Havig, Kari Trumbo, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson – Book Review, Preview

All Is Bright by Chautona Havig, Kari Trumbo, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson – Book Review, Preview

Starr’s predicament in I’ll Be Home was quite moving. As the youngest of five children, she had never quite felt she was wanted or belonged. Those feelings were compounded when her sister unapologetically captured the heart of Starr’s boyfriend and was now going to marry him. I have not read […]

Christmas on Breakers Point by Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Christmas on Breakers Point by Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Prepare yourself for heartbreak, second chances and deep spiritual discussions. Uncle Bud was so charming and wonderful!! He had numerous terms of endearment for Mallory, almost always a different one. It was so sweet the names he chose. This man of faith knew that his “expiration date” was approaching rapidly […]

Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

Some books just tear me up inside while I’m reading them. Sometimes it is the circumstances of the characters’ lives. Sometimes it’s the choices they make. With Smoke Screen, it was both! Brenna and Nate’s families were both against seeing the two of them together. Brenna’s because they believed his […]

Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Have you ever played the “would you rather” game?¬†You know, “would you rather this or this?” with each choice being equally appalling. I have often considered that the one sense I would be most loath to lose is my eyesight. While I’m not afraid that I wouldn’t be able to […]

Aiming for Love by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

Aiming for Love by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

Oh what fun! When Jo was caught sneaking into Dave’s camp, nobody’s life was ever the same again. I loved the way Dave was so appalled by Jo and yet so captivated by her at the same time. And bewildered at her strange behavior and beliefs. The Nordegren sisters, having […]

Mission Hollywood by Michelle Keener – Book Review, Preview

Mission Hollywood by Michelle Keener – Book Review, Preview

  Just a few pages in I knew this to be a great story!! The writing was very compelling, enticing me forward one sentence at a time, making me read carefully to not miss a single word. While the story was not overtly humorous, moments throughout caused me to smile. […]

Practically Married by Karin Beery – Book Review, Preview

Practically Married by Karin Beery – Book Review, Preview

It is fun to read modern-day marriage of convenience stories. It is obvious what could have motivated a couple to marry without being in love a hundred or more years ago, but today? Why would anyone do that? Part of what makes Practically Married fun is that with the same […]

Better than Fiction by April W. Gardner, Michelle Massaro – Book Review, Preview

Better than Fiction by April W. Gardner, Michelle Massaro – Book Review, Preview

“Do you ever think about me?” Those are probably the ugliest words I have ever heard in my life!! After an acquaintance from work found a new job, every so often he would send me text messages. Nothing major. Nothing often. Nothing that seemed off. He said he was bored […]