The Living Christmas Tree by Kristin Sponaugle – Review

The Living Christmas Tree by Kristin Sponaugle – Review

The Living Christmas Tree by Kristin Sponaugle is one of the sweetest stories I’ve ever read. The idea that the Christmas tree comes to life each night is incredible. About The Living Christmas Tree Winner…

The Correction by John Hazen – Review

The Correction by John Hazen – Review

The Correction is a novel for the ages. John Hazen pens a realistic fantasy that makes you believe magic really exists. The entire premise puts you in an excited state of mind that makes you…

A Generation of Poppies by Saga Hillbom – Review

A Generation of Poppies by Saga Hillbom – Review

Saga Hillbom delivers a stunning WWI depiction in her novel A Generation of Poppies. The setting is realistic and makes you feel as though you were there in the trenches. The research is remarkable in…

Love and Lavender by Josi S. Kilpack – Review

Love and Lavender by Josi S. Kilpack – Review

Josi S. Kilpack nails it in her fourth installment of the Mayfield Family Romance series. Love and Lavender is everything readers need it to be, including rich characters and a delightful setting. This novel contains…

Do They All Sleep by Srividhya Lakshmanan – Review

Do They All Sleep by Srividhya Lakshmanan – Review

Srividhya Lakshmanan gives kids a wonderful picture book full of sleeping animals to lull children to sleep. The title tells it all. The story pulls from a child’s curious mind about how, where, and when animals sleep. The story is adorable, and the illustrations are remarkable.

The London House by Katherine Reay – Review

The London House by Katherine Reay – Review

The London House is the perfect blend of then and now. Katherine Reay does an impeccable job of weaving events throughout the lives of every character. This novel is not a simple bit of dueling timelines, but of using one character as a force through generations that have a lasting effect on history and the future.

Rising Star: The Rise and Fall of Dani Truehart (Book 1) by Michele Kwasniewski – Review

Rising Star is one of those books that pulls you in and keeps you mesmerized. Michele Kwasniewski does a brilliant job of bringing Dani to life. The entire story brought back so many memories for me. My first thought was of my Sweet Valley High books from middle school, but the nostalgia is in nearly every word.

Every Word Unsaid by Kimberly Duffy – Review

Every Word Unsaid is an uplifting and memorable novel about maturing and finding your place in the world. Kimberly Duffy does an amazing job penning this tale and building characters you adore. This story reminds me a lot of myself because the act of maturing, regardless of age, is a heady and indescribable feeling, yet Duffy does it well with Gussie.