The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency By, Alexander McCall Smith I feel like I start all of my blog posts about book reviews the same way: “This was a really good read!” Apparently I just like to read. This is not a typical book that I would choose to pick up. It takes place in(…)
The Girl on the Train By, Paula Hawkins Life is still flying by and I still feel like I’m running to catch up. I’m hoping that with in 6 months things will slow a bit and I can catch a breath. I know everyone says life only continues to speed up, but I’m making a(…)
The Other Side of Infamy: My Journey Through Pearl Harbor and The World at War By Jim Downing A lot has changed in our life since the last time I posted! So much so, that I don’t know even where to start. So I won’t in this post!!
Rescuing Christina: The Transforming Power of an Unlikely Love By, Shannon Kuzmich I’ve been in California now for 31 days and counting. It has been busy, full of things to do, and I’ve had a family that I’ve been adopted into myself. Baby Aspen has been staying with me, but it’s only one kiddo! Even(…)
Joy: Poet, Seeker and the Woman who Captivated C.S. Lewis By, Abigail Santamaria I read a short review on this book in the World Magazine which made this book sound very interesting. Also I’ve heard the saying “Behind every great man there is an even greater woman.” With that thought in mind I’ve often wondered(…)
rare bird: a memoir of loss and love Anna whiston-Donaldson I feel like I’m on a dark book trend. Books that are sad. Emotional. But also hopeful. Spots of happiness. Sometimes… even redeeming. This and the next book review will be in the same genre. Since we had a week at camp I was(…)
I’m Too Young For This!: The Nautural Homone Solution to Enjoy Perimenopause By, Susanne Summers I’m certainly too young for this! I actually just turned 36 about a month ago. I certainly don’t feel 36! In fact… I still think of myself as in my mid to late twenties! I’ve kinda passed that!!!
An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination Elizabeth McCracken It’s a simple read. It’s a great read when you just need something to fill your mind without taking too much energy. It’s good when you are grieving. When you are lost, or missing someone.
Leaving Time By, Jodi Picoult I just realized I hadn’t written a review of this book and I had completely forgotten about it. I was just looking over what I had read this year and noticed that I’d never finished the review! I had to come back to it of course and try and finish.(…)
From A Heart of Stone By, Rachel Godfrey This is a new type of book review! But one that I’m excited about! This is written by a dear friend of mine. We became friends soon after I graduated nursing schools and was a baby nurse! She took me under her wing and shared much knowledge(…)
The Other Side of the Sky By, Farah Amedi
Holding onto Hope By Nancy Guthrie Books written by human hand and by divine inspiration are of so much comfort to the grieving soul. Often I don’t know what I’m feeling or don’t have the words to describe my inner yearnings or agonies, but someone else who has been there before has found the words.(…)
Praying the Bible By, Donald Whitney What a book!! The Bible transforms life, and this book has transformed my prayer walk.
I Will Carry You By Angie Smith I originally wrote this post when I was pregnant with Jussi, but it got lost and was never posted. It has since been found and all written is still very true and has been a book of great comfort to me in both of my losses. Instead of(…)