Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Inn at Angel Island

The Inn at Angel Island, by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer, focuses on an Angel Island inn which is just over the frequently washed out bridge from Cape Light. (Cape Light was the focus of an earlier series by Kinkade and Spencer-so … Continue reading

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A Journey I Thoroughly Enjoyed

From the very first sentence in The Miracle of Mercy Land, the author River Jordan takes you by the hand and pulls you into a fantastical journey full of darkness, sunshine and life. I was surprised to find Mercy Land … Continue reading

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Profound, Uplifting Book!

This book made a profound impact on me because our childhood and a small portion of our adult lives were so similar.  I urge anyone battling, or has battled, with childhood abuse, deep depression and with wondering where God is … Continue reading

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1896 Walk Across America

The Daughter’s Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick is an historical novel based on very limited information available on Helga and Clara Estby’s walk across America but more particularly about Clara and her years of estrangement from her family. In 1896, a time … Continue reading

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Real Stories GENEROUSLY Sprinkled with Chocolate

The Chocolate Diaries by Karen Scalf Linamen is a book for all women who have been on this journey called life. Karen does a wonderful job in The Chocolate Diaries of injecting her own life’s battles; such as bouts of depression along with … Continue reading

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Inspiring Love Story

Mary Manners has written a refreshing, interesting story capturing and holding your interest from beginning to end in The Wisdom Tree. Jake Samuels, a pastor, unofficially meets Carin O’Malley, a teacher, when she mistakenly thinks he is the groundskeeper for … Continue reading

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Return to Shirley Plantation by Carrie Fancett Pagels, Volume One of Murray Pura’s Civil War Series-Cry of Freedom.

Return to Shirley Plantation is a fast-paced novella interwoven with the intricacies of life, against the backdrop of the Civil War. The lives of everyone on the plantation are upended when the Army commandeers the old home grounds for a … Continue reading

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The Last Waltz by Murray Pura

I’m re-posting this because it has been awhile since I posted it and my post on Monday will be Return to Shirley Plantation-the first of the Civil War Series. Murray Pura has woven a unique story transcending time and circumstances … Continue reading

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Blog Changes and Cupcakes

You may have noticed I re-blogged from other bloggers and used previous blog posts from http://shardsofmemories.wordpress.com/.  This is due to changes I will be making with regard to my blogs. I have decided that I need to keep my book … Continue reading

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From Sea to Shining Sea

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