A Stranger at Fellsworth by Sarah E. Ladd My rating: 4 of 5 stars Mrs. Ladd has done it again! ...and in the very best way possible. Delightful. It's the word I could use over and over again to describe this book. I keep forgetting how much I enjoyed Mrs. Ladd's book A Lady at … Continue reading Review: A Stranger at Fellsworth
The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay My rating: 4 of 5 stars *Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers* I was pleasantly surprised by this book. At the beginning I was confused by the plot. I wasn't sure what Golightly was and why it meant so much to Mary. I didn't quite understand the whole thing with … Continue reading Review: The Austen Escape
Last night I was thinking about St. Therese of the Little Flower (my confirmation saint), and a thought suddenly occurred to me. I remember while reading various books about her a number of years ago that St. Joan of Arc was her favorite saint. Both of them lived in France and Therese seemed to feel … Continue reading Finding Greatness…in the Nothings?
That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus' disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with them, but their … Continue reading Misunderstandings
Have you ever met someone who keeps telling you how you're this or that? Or kept hearing that you're this or that? Sometimes the words are good words: confident, smart, generous, kind, intelligent, pretty, understanding. Other times they aren't. So often though, I think that these words start to feel like a trap. Is that all … Continue reading Defined by Adjectives?
Hold up. I know the title has you girls super excited (maybe), but I'm probably not talking about Cinderella's in the same way you have in mind. Let me start with a reference too the original Cinderella. Cinderella was practically an orphan girl. The parents she loved and the only people who truly cared for … Continue reading We Need More Modern Day Cinderella’s
The Noble Servant by Melanie Dickerson My rating: 3 of 5 stars This story was great! I really enjoyed it. Most especially since the kissing and "romance" were kept towards the end of the book when the main characters were actually betrothed. I really loved this and found it very admirable in Mrs. Dickerson keeping … Continue reading Review: The Noble Servant
The Rose and the Balloon: A Beauty and the Beast Story by Kirsten Fichter My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was a clever little book. Not too long, not too short. Yet profound in a simple and satisfying way. This is the story of misunderstanding. It's the tragedy of the prejudice of man. It's … Continue reading Review: The Rose and the Balloon: A Beauty and the Beast Story
Castles in the Clouds by Myra Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely loved this book. I have a great admiration for Louisa May Alcott, her writing, and her fictional characters and Mrs. Johnson's story and writing style reminded me of her. I didn't want to set the book down from the moment … Continue reading Review: Castles in the Clouds
If I stop judging other people, I free myself from being judged, and I can dance! ~Patti Digh A while ago I was at work nearby some co-workers. On a table we were all standing near there was a magazine with a women on the front cover. The women, in my thoughts, looked beautiful. She … Continue reading Why so Judgemental?