Book Review of We Hope for Better Things by Erin Bartels

Reporter, Elizabeth Balsam, receives a mysterious call from James Rich asking her to meet him for lunch. James has an old camera and some photos that he wants Elizabeth to return to her elderly aunt Nora – an aunt that… Read more

Review of Jane of Austin by Hillary Manton Lodge

Jane, Celia and Margot are sisters, who own a successful tea salon in San Francisco. Life hasn’t been easy since their father fled the country after being accused of embezzlement, but the three sisters pulled together to make a home… Read more

Review of Summer Again by Julia Gabriel

Lucy Wyndham has a dream job, working as the marketing manager for the Chesapeake Inn in St. Caroline. When her beloved boss, John Matthew, falls ill, John’s ne’er do well son, Sterling, returns to take over the Inn. Changes are… Read more

Review of A Strand of Three Cords by Hannah Miller

Emma is a sixteen-year-old Amish girl who thinks she knows what she wants in a future husband. Unfortunately, she’s not quite sure which eligible young man will make the best husband for her – Jacob or Daniel. Emma’s eventual predicament… Read more

Review of Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Morrie Schwartz was Mitch Albom’s favorite college professor. Although Mitch promised to stay in touch with his “coach” after graduation, Mitch finds time and ambition getting in the way of keeping his promise. Years later, a Nightline television spot catches… Read more

Review of Brief Encounters with Solitary Souls by Evy Journey

Brief Encounters with Solitary Souls is a short story compilation of five open-ended stories. these include: At A Paris Café The Gypsy The Sum of a Young Life A Few Fast Heartbeats Fragrant Green Mangoes I wasn’t sure what to… Read more

Review of The Boss’s Runaway Bride by Pamela Burford

Quinn has recently lost his job to what he’s told was a merger. To soften the blow, Quinn’s former boss Phil lets him use his Nantucket summer home for a month. Quinn is surprised when he realizes there’s another summer… Read more

Review of Love’s Funny That Way by Pamela Burford

Four high school friends make a marriage pact. If any of them are still unmarried by age thirty the rest of the group has to find a suitable partner for her, and she must stick with the choice for at… Read more

Review of A Merry Mountain Christmas by P. C. Zick

Fran Johnson is a recently widowed woman, who is having some difficulty moving on without her beloved husband, Carl. Fortunately, Fran has a small circle of kind and loving friends to support her. When two of those friends get engaged,… Read more

Review of Grace and the Preacher by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Grace Cristler is a young woman who works as a postmistress in Fairland, Kansas. Grace lives with her uncle, the town preacher who is set to retire. Grace is tasked with corresponding with the new preacher, Rufus Dille, and a… Read more