Book Review: The Minimalist Home: Releases 12/18/18

What the book is about:  Minimalist Joshua Becker has finally done it and written a book to help others along in their minimalism journey. He's been speaking and writing, but now the book has arrived. Inside, he spends a lot of time talking about the benefits of minimalism and then goes one step further and … Continue reading Book Review: The Minimalist Home: Releases 12/18/18

Book Review: The Purple Kitty by Vickie J. Litten

What the book is about:  Eddie and her sister, Dory, fly to China to visit their mother, an archaeologist. On the flight to the island where their mother is, the plane flies into a terrible storm and the girls are forced to jump. When Eddie awakes several days later, she learns that Dory has been … Continue reading Book Review: The Purple Kitty by Vickie J. Litten

What I’m Reading: Bird By Bird by Anne Lamott

What the book is about:  I'd consider this to be a sister book to Sometimes the Magic Works. It's certainly in that same realm; advice about writing and life how sometimes, the two of them converge. What I liked:  Short chapters - With kids running around and interrupting me all the time, it was nice … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Bird By Bird by Anne Lamott

Book Review: White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey

What the book is about: Franka Gerber finds an unconscious airman in a Luftwaffe uniform in December of 1943 in Nazi Germany. As a trained nurse, she takes him to her family's isolated cabin in the Black Forest. When he wakes, they struggle to trust each other with truth that could endanger their own lives … Continue reading Book Review: White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey

2017 Recap: Writing Year in Review

It seems this post didn't publish when it was supposed to. Weird. Well, here's my 2017 recap. Three weeks late.   I can't even believe it's almost the New Year! And really, that means I can't believe it's almost Christmas! And it's almost my daughter's birthday! She'll be four! The end of the year always … Continue reading 2017 Recap: Writing Year in Review

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 (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