Book Reviews

Book Review: {The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency}

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(…)

Book Review {The Girl on the Train}

Book Review {The Girl on the Train}

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(…)

{Book Review} The Other Side of Infamy

{Book Review} The Other Side of Infamy

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!!

Book Review {Rescuing Christina}

Book Review {Rescuing Christina}

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(…)

Book Review {rare bird}

Book Review {rare bird}

  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(…)

Leaving Time

Leaving Time

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.(…)

Book Review: {From A Heart of Stone}

Book Review: {From A Heart of Stone}

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(…)

Book Review: {Holding onto Hope}

Book Review: {Holding onto Hope}

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.(…)

Book Review: {I Will Carry You}

Book Review: {I Will Carry You}

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(…)