What I’m Reading: Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff

What the book is about:  This is a fantasy book about a Keeper, Claire, who is summoned to a magical accident site to clean it up. Of course, once she gets there, everything starts to go wrong. For example, it's not a quick clean up and go site. She becomes stuck there as she realizes … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff

Book Review: Gospel Centered Mom by Brooke McGlothlin

What the book is about:  This nonfiction book is an exploration of parenting, specifically mothering, from the point of view of the gospel. Its easy for a mother to think of all kinds of things we think our kids need from us and all the ways we must be perfect as ourselves to meet those … Continue reading Book Review: Gospel Centered Mom by Brooke McGlothlin

What I’m Reading: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

What the book is about: His Majesty's Dragon follows the story of Laurence and his new dragon, Temeraire, who he acquired as an egg when his ship captures a French frigate. The two are swept into a new world of aerial dragon combat, away from the prestige of the Navy and into the disrespected world … Continue reading What I’m Reading: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

Book review (AND GIVEAWAY): Sunlight Burning at Midnight: a memoir by Jessica Ronne

Another giveaway! How exciting! I know! But first, the book. What the book is about:  Sunlight Burning at Midnight is the memoir of Jessica Ronne, mother of eight. She documents her journey through several harrowing years of her life, which include a terminal diagnosis for one of her unborn children and another for her husband. … Continue reading Book review (AND GIVEAWAY): Sunlight Burning at Midnight: a memoir by Jessica Ronne

What I’m reading: On A Pale Horse by Piers Anthony

Now that I'm in full fantasy writing mode, I've determined that I need to do more reading. Not knowing where to start in such a vast genre, I turned to the fantasy librarian at the college where my husband works. Wendy was VERY excited to hear that I am writing and was even more excited … Continue reading What I’m reading: On A Pale Horse by Piers Anthony

Book Review: Grit by Angela Duckworth

What the book is about:  This nonfiction book explores the idea of grit - what it is, if it can be developed, or if it's an innate characteristic and then how important grit is to achieving success in life. Reading this book has given me a totally new perspective on grit and discipline. I talked … Continue reading Book Review: Grit by Angela Duckworth

Review: The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill

What the book is about:  In the Protectorate, the Day of Sacrifice has arrived and Antain, Elder-in-Training, and his uncle, the Grand Elder of the Protectorate, are on their way to take the youngest child in the village to offer to the Witch that lives in the woods. The Girl Who Drank The Moon is … Continue reading Review: The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Review: Loving My Actual Christmas by Alexandra Kuykendall: AVAILABLE TOMORROW!

I've slowly been making my way through this book. Technically, I should have had the entire book read by now, but life kind of gets in the way. You know what I mean? Today I was reading about peace. Peace amidst all the chaos around Christmas. All the traditions we're trying to keep up or … Continue reading Review: Loving My Actual Christmas by Alexandra Kuykendall: AVAILABLE TOMORROW!

Book Review: Loving My Actual Christmas by Alexandra Kuykendall – Available Sept 5th

Hey Friends! Over the next few weeks, I'm going to do something a little new. I am part of the launch team for a book coming out on September 5th called Loving My Actual Christmas, so I'll be talking about that on Mondays until it launches. I know - August is so early to be … Continue reading Book Review: Loving My Actual Christmas by Alexandra Kuykendall – Available Sept 5th

Review: The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs

What the book is about:  This fiction book is the story of an unlikely group of women coming together through a shared interest in knitting. Georgia Walker owns a yarn store in New York City, Walker and Daughter. Through a series of events, Georgia eventually begins what is termed 'the Friday night knitting club' and … Continue reading Review: The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs