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Hello on this delightful Saturday, my friends. Before we get to today's book review, I want to take a minute to speak about a current event that happened this week. You know I don't usually address politics around here, but I feel like the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the only monarch England has had… Continue reading Saying Farewell to an Icon + Crossfire by Lynette Eason
FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book. These are my honest thoughts. It shouldn’t have taken me nearly a month to get to page 114. Every time I picked up this book, I quickly lost interest. I couldn’t really figure out why at first. It took chatting it out with a friend… Continue reading The Songs That Could Have Been by Amanda Wen
Theme Chatter Post-traumatic stress disorder was a main theme in the early chapters of this book (it likely was through the whole book, but I only made it to twenty percent). While I have not been diagnosed with PTSD, I have experienced it. A tough thing, that. It has wild symptoms and is disruptive to… Continue reading Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp
Theme Chatter I didn’t really connect with any themes in the first 101 pages of this book, and I stopped reading it at that point. So the chatter today is about DNFing a book. Not every book is for every reader (though every book usually does find its readers), and since there are so many… Continue reading The Master Craftsman by Kelli Stuart
Theme Chatter Trusting God even if the worst should happen was a strong theme in this book. It isn’t always an easy thing to do, but it’s worth every ounce of fight we have in us to surrender to His will. I’ve been on the brink of death several times in my lifetime, and every… Continue reading Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill
Theme Chatter One theme prevalent in The Lady of Galway Manor was that characters made assumptions about others, which led to misunderstandings and hurt feelings. I’ve found in my own life that it’s much better to ask questions in order to learn about a person rather than assume I know them, which requires little to… Continue reading The Lady of Galway Manor by Jennifer Deibel