December Wrap-Up

Happy New Year's Eve! To be completely honest, I don't understand why people get so excited about this holiday, but I won't complain about another day off from work and an excuse to eat some of my favorite foods. Probably if it were not so close to Christmas I would be more excited. However, I... Continue Reading →

December Bookstack!

Happy Friday, readers! I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas week. I have seen tons of "Christmas book haul" posts and videos on Instagram and across the book blogging world, and if you received books for Christmas, I hope you are enjoying them. My bursting bookshelves are thankful that I only received two new... Continue Reading →

Merry Monday Mini #3: The Greatest Story of All

Today's Merry Monday Mini is a reminder that, while shiny decorations, lovely music, and fun stories are all ways of interpreting and celebrating Christmas, at best they are merely reflections. Christmas is a celebration of something that happened thousands of years ago, in a corner of the world far from mine. Today, we pause to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Vintage Christmas by Marlene Campbell

Title: Vintage Christmas: Holiday Stories from Rural PEI Author: Marlene Campbell Genre: Nonfiction, short story collection, memoir-ish Synopsis: Travel back in time to when Christmas was a simple affair: children were content to receive an apple, an orange, or a piece of barley candy in their stockings; clothes, meals, and decorations were all homemade; and it was time spent... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Christmas Gift for Rose by Tricia Goyer

Title: A Christmas Gift for Rose Author: Tricia Goyer Genre: Christian, Historical Fiction (mid-1900s), Romance Synopsis: Born in the midst of the hardships of The Great Depression, Rose grew up in Berlin, Ohio, in the arms of a loving Amish family. But as she prepares to marry, she's thrown into confusion when she learns the truth of her birth.... Continue Reading →

The Bare Your Bookshelf Tag

I was tagged by Audra @ Audra's Book Blabbing to do the "Bare Your Bookshelf" tag! You can read her post here. Thank you Audra! A book you own but haven't read yet:  I actually don't have very many of these! Since I use the public libraries around me so frequently (which is a definite perk of... Continue Reading →

A Musical Merry Monday Mini

Happy Monday! Every season has its music: regardless of the genre you prefer, there tend to be certain songs that just belong in specific seasons. Some songs evoke warm summer nights, days at the beach, or weekends doing yard work, while others inspire thoughts of evenings by a fireplace sipping hot cocoa. Writers especially know... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Behold by Faith Potts

Title: Behold Author: Faith Potts Genre: Short story collection featuring historical fiction (WWII) and contemporary Publication Date: December 11, 2018 Synopsis: A collection of short stories honoring the birth of the Savior From two siblings caught up in the harrowing days of World War II to separated foster children in the US… From a memorable road trip across the Southeast... Continue Reading →

Dashing Through the Snow Book Tag

Hey y'all! I saw this tag over on Author Sarah Stubbs. It looks so fun and festive, so I've decided to do it too! This tag was originally created by Astra at A Stranger's Guide to Novels. As a side note, I'm considering doing a "Tag Tuesday" or Thursday every once in a while in 2019.... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 12/12/2018

Welcome to another edition of WWW Wednesday! WWW Wednesday is a recurring post series currently hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The three W’s stand for: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? To participate, leave a comment on today’s post... Continue Reading →

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