Review and Giveaway: A Song Unheard by Roseanna White

Roseanna M. White flew into my sights with book 1 of Shadows Over England. I loved the family of thieves that she’d created so much that I wanted my chance to read and form an opinion on A Song Unheard, book 2. As we all know, sequels can be a hit or miss. A Song Unheard is definitely a hit. At least for me, Roseanna M. White kept the momentum going that she established with book 1, and she told...
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Grace of Limits or the Gift of Being Limited

1 Day, 24 Hours, 1440 Minutes, 86400 Seconds. Have you ever stared at your planner or schedule and didn’t know how it was all going to get done? I can’t be the only one. You get to the end of a day, and you fall into bed, exhausted but berating yourself for not finishing your impossible list. Today would’ve been perfect if you could have checked everything off your list. But you didn’t, so it wasn’t. Our to-do lists can...
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January 2018 Inspiration

January continues to be one of my most favorite months despite the frigid temperatures. I think personal reflection is the catalyst to growth and change, and January is the month where so many people share their reflections from the previous year and hopes for the new year. What I’m Being Inspired By Current Jam: The finished product that we can now see in theaters took 7 years to hit the big screen. Can you imagine? The writers behind this original...
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Aerial Silks’ Lessons on Living: Holding On and Letting Go

Knowing when to hold on and when to let go is a long standing challenge in (my) life. In some situations, if you hold on for a little bit longer, things will get better. In others, letting go is the best release. Of course, situation by situation dictates how the outcome will either be easier or not. You just can’t know. There’s not one easy rule. Always let go, and life will be easy. Always hold on and your dream...
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10 Books To Buy For Your 20-Something

April 2017 Inspirations

As we prepare for the new year, a friend actually asked me for a list of book suggestions. After putting it together, I thought, “Huh, I should share it on my blog, too.” So if you’re looking for 10 books to buy for your 20-something, here are a few of my suggestions. The genres cover everything from thriller to romance. For your ease, I’ve included an Amazon affiliate link (this will not add any cost to your purchase, but I’ll...
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Author Interview: Ride with Me into Christmas by Rachael Phillips

Author Interview: Ride with Me into Christmas by Rachael Phillips

When you like books as much as I do, you’re bound to start making the acquaintance of few authors here and there. Coincidentally, Rachael and I graduated from the same college. And through similar interests, (hmmm, wonder what that could be?) we met. So it’s really fun for me to get to interview Rachael Phillips here today about her Christmas novella, Ride with Me into Christmas, that’s a part of A Door County Christmas collection.   About Rachael Phillips: Rachael,...
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December 2017 Inspiration

Twas a week before Thanksgiving, and the halls were already decked for Christmas. Yes, you heard right. The Christmas trees twinkled and candles flickered bringing hygge to the dark nights of the winter. It might not be that cold around here, but the darkness gets to me. What I’m Being Inspired By Current Jam: I’ve been listening to this one a lot. Hehehe. I can’t help but love the literary title. Not only is it grab-your-hairbrush sing worthy, it’s totally...
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Author Interview: Wrapped in Red by Meghan Gorecki

Meghan Gorecki and I grew up in the same circles (same school scheme aka homeschooling, nearby communities, same church), but we didn’t really meet each other until we’d both blossomed into stunning young women. (Okay, so I’m biased toward Pittsburgh women) But I was so excited to find another writer bent on making the writing life happen. And this Pittsburgh lady is on fire. In the last few years, Meghan Gorecki has published two books with plans for more. But...
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Giveaway: Charming the Troublemaker by Pepper Basham

I didn’t mean to fall in love with Pepper Basham and her closet kisses and hilarious scenes, but I did. Head over heels in love. So much so, that every time I get wind that she’s releasing another book, I’m scrabbling for first in line to read. And you know, Charming the Troublemaker did not disappoint at all. Once again, I’m partnering with Celebrate Lit to bring this goodness to you! About the Charming the Troublemaker   Title: Charming the Troublemaker Author:...
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Giveaway: Cowboy Christmas Guardian by Dana Mentink

I love partnering with Celebrate Lit to welcome new books into the reading world. And, I’m such a sucker for cute Christmas reads. And, to be honest, this book had me at “cowboy.” Despite my city girl ways, I’ve always been a little bit fascinated by cowboys. Giveaway: Cowboy Christmas Guardian by Dana Mentink A few words from Dana Mentink Howdy, readers! I am thrilled to be bringing you this four book Gold Country Cowboys series that takes place in an...
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