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The Gown by Jennifer Robson (Book Review)

In The Gown we are treated to a unique perspective of post-World War II (1947) England through the eyes of two young women. Ann Hughes is the chief embroiderer in the fashion house of Hartnell, a designer most often called upon to furnish gowns and dresses for Britain’s Royal Family. When news reaches the workroom [...]

By |2019-05-17T22:09:56+00:00May 17th, 2019|Book Reviews, Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott (Book Review)

Fans of Alfred Hitchcock will revel in the story of The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott. A weave of mystery and terror, the story follows Ailsa Calder on her journey back to her childhood home in Scotland. Upon her mother’s recent death, Ailsa inherits half of the house known as the Manse. The other half [...]

By |2019-04-25T16:36:27+00:00April 25th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN by Susan Meissner (Book Review)

As Bright As Heaven follows the Bright family as father Thomas, mother Pauline, and their three daughters Evie, Maggie, and Willa make the move from Quakertown, Pennsylvania to Philadelphia. We meet the family shortly after the death of their six-month old son Henry. Each family member is trying to cope with the loss of their [...]

By |2019-04-05T22:14:20+00:00April 5th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

ANOTHER WOMAN’S HUSBAND by Gill Paul (Book Review)

Another Woman’s Husband opens in 1997 with Rachel and Alex returning from a romantic evening in Paris. But their lives will be forever altered when the car ahead of them crashes in the Alma Tunnel. As Alex leaps from the taxi to assist, he is appalled to find Princess Diana as one of the victims. [...]

By |2019-03-23T18:16:29+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

OF BLOOD AND BONE by Nora Roberts (Book Review)

Of Blood and Bone is the second book in the Chronicles of The One series by Nora Roberts. It is thirteen years after the Doom, the plague of evil that has taken the lives of millions while unleashing darkness and black magick upon the world. Fallon Swift, teen-aged daughter of two magickals with great power, [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:09:20+00:00March 12th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

FAMILY TREE: Rooted in Survival by Rebecca Freimann (Review)

First time author Rebecca Freimann throws her hat into the ring with FAMILY TREE: Rooted in Survival. This is the true story of three branches of a family. It tells of their struggles and herculean efforts to survive the Holocaust. With time slipping slowly into the future, we must realize that there are entire generations [...]

By |2019-02-17T20:36:45+00:00February 17th, 2019|Book Reviews|1 Comment

The Colors of All The Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith (Book Review)

“I can’t promise anything—but I shall do my best.”  This is the campaign slogan that Mma Precious Ramotswe uses in her bid for a seat on the Gaborone City Council. She is doing this against her better judgement, having been coerced into the political arena by her friends Mma Potokwane, Mma Makutsi, and Rra Polopetsi. [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:43:24+00:00January 21st, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Lighting the Way by Liza DeStefano (Book Review)

Lighting The Way is the second collection of inspirational poems in the Wings of My Heart series by poet and author Liza DeStefano. Ms. DeStefano’s poetry is inspired by the passing of her father in early 2018 (Wings of My Heart) and moves forward through her period of mourning (Lighting The Way). With the additional loss [...]

By |2019-01-06T17:35:18+00:00January 6th, 2019|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Live Long And…What I Learned Along The Way by William Shatner

William Shatner seems to have led a charmed life. But if you listen closely to his words in Live Long And… you’ll understand that charmed is not how he describes his life. Having had a fright from cancer (he conquered it), Mr. Shatner has opened his heart to his fans and tells of the trials [...]

By |2018-12-24T18:39:34+00:00December 24th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

YEAR ONE by Nora Roberts (Book Review)

With her latest trilogy, Nora Roberts enters the post-apocalyptic genre. YEAR ONE is the first book of Chronicles of The One. The story begins in Scotland where the MacCloud family is having their holiday reunion at the family farm. While there, one of the revelers is taken ill after having drunk too much the previous [...]

By |2018-12-24T17:59:59+00:00December 24th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments