Month: April 2020

Book Review: The German Heiress by Anika Scott

Book Review: The German Heir..

REVIEW: There are a lot of World War II books out there, but this one stands out to me because it is one of the few that I have read with a German main character. Clara Falkenburg is the daughter of Nazi sympathizers. She was in charge of running her father’s iron works company. As […]

Posted April 29, 2020
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Book Review: Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire by Jen Hatmaker

Book Review: Fierce, Free, a..

Review: To me, this is Jen Hatmaker’s best book yet. She really lays out her feelings and her struggles and her experience and her hopes here, and my gosh it is GOOD. Jen divides the book up into sections like: Who I Am, What I Need, What I Want, What I Believe, and How I […]

Posted April 23, 2020
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Book Review: You and Me and Us by Alison Hammer

Book Review: You and Me and ..

REVIEW: Tommy’s world is upended when he has to tell his wife Alexis and daughter CeCe that he has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. For years, Alexis has been a workaholic and has typically tended to miss important events in the lives of her husband and child. 14-year-old CeCe doesn’t have a lot of affection […]

Posted April 20, 2020
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Book Review: Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles

Book Review: Simon the Fiddl..

 REVIEW: Simon is a musician, traveling around playing his fiddle for anyone that will listen. The Civil War has been going on for years now and he has managed to avoid being forced to fight for either side because of his youthful look and his ability to lie and run. All of that changes when, […]

Posted April 14, 2020
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Book Review: The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

Book Review: The Ancestor by..

REVIEW: I LOVED The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni! This is exactly the type of story that I want to be reading when I’m stuck inside with the pandemic in full force. Bert Monte lives in New York at the start of the novel. Very early in the story, she receives a fancy piece of mail […]

Posted April 10, 2020
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Book Review: The Shape of Family by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Book Review: The Shape of Fa..

REVIEW: The Shape of Family is the story of the Olander family’s experiences with grief after tragedy. I have had loss in the not-too-distant past, and that was the main reason that I picked up this book. I’ve moved far enough along in my own process of grief that I felt like I could handle […]

Posted April 1, 2020
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