Category Archives: Book reviews

The Promise of Dawn by Lauraine Snelling (Under the Northern Skies Book 1)

My Review Lauraine Snelling’s newest book, The Promise of Dawn, focuses on the lives of Rune and Signe Carlson and their boys after they move from Norway to America to help relatives Einar and Gerd Strand. I had a hard … Continue reading

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The Two of Us by Victoria Bylin And a GIVEAWAY!

Information on a giveaway for the book,The Two of Us, is below the reviews. My Review Mia Robinson has decided, after two broken engagements, she is not going to get married. However, she didn’t count on Jake Tanner, the mentor … Continue reading

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The Blessing (Book 2 of the Amish Cooking Class Series) by Wanda E. Brunstetter

My Review Heidi and Lyle Troyer, unable to conceive a much-wanted child, are given an opportunity to adopt a baby. Like all things in life, circumstances begin to pile up, and Heidi needs an outlet, so once again she opens … Continue reading

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Gathering the Threads (The Amish of Summer Grove) by Cindy Woodsmall AND GIVEAWAY

My Review Gathering the Threads is third and the final book in The Amish of Summer Grove Series by Cindy Woodsmall. Because of a brief synopsis of books one and two at the beginning, you could read it as a … Continue reading

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Fraying at the Edge (The Amish of Summer Grove) by Cindy Woodsmall AND GIVEAWAY!!!

My Review Fraying at the Edge by Cindy Woodsmall continues where Ties that Bind left off. Unlike some series, these books do not work as stand-alones. Arianna, an Amish girl, discovers she was switched at birth, when her biological mother, … Continue reading

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Ties That Bind (The Amish of Summer Grove) by Cindy Woodsmall AND GIVEAWAY!!!

My Review Arianna and Quill were childhood buddies. But, Quill left the Amish with Arianna’s best friend, hurting her more than she thought possible. However, Arianna may be hurt deeper and more anguished than anyone can predict. Cindy Woodsmall’s first … Continue reading

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Spur of the Moment Bride by Anne Greene

My Review After being labeled as a tease by her father, and being told to find a husband within 30 days, or lose her inheritance, Abby Hollister sets out to comply. I enjoyed Abby’s pluckiness in setting out to find … Continue reading

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To Wager Her Heart by Tamera Alexander

My Review Tamera Alexander’s To Wager Her Heart’s historical novel is replete with real characters and events. With slight literary license, she brings to life the stories of Belle Meade Plantation, Fisk University, Jubilee Singers, Philip Paul Bliss (composer and … Continue reading

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The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

My Review The Writing Desk, by Rachel Hauck, opens by introducing us to Tenley Roth, a modern-day author. Tenley’s first novel was a blockbuster hit. However, now she is struggling to meet a deadline for her second novel. We are then introduced to … Continue reading

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My Heart Belongs on Mackinac Island: Maude’s Mooring by Carrie Fancett Pagels

My Review Carrie Fancett Pagels aptly transports us back in time to 1895’s Mackinac Island, Michigan, in My Heart Belongs in Mackinac Island:  Maude’s Mooring. Maude Welling, her father and her little brother Jack are all still grieving the loss … Continue reading

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