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I am a child of God! I am married to my soul-mate and between us we have six children and three grandchildren. Jazzi is our dachshund and she lets us live in her

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Review for “The Wood’s Edge” by Lori Benton

May 22, 2015

A very interesting and great read! You find yourself looking through the main characters eyes and living all the emotions of fear, guilt, sadness to forgiveness, hope and happiness! I couldn’t wait to finish reading the book and I’m looking forward to the second book in this series by Lori Benton. 2016 can’t come soon enough to follow Reginald and Lydia, Two Hawks and Anna, Stone Thrower and Good Voice and William. William has some tough decisions ahead. I really enjoyed that this book was one that kept me trying to guess what would happen next. I stayed up later at night because I kept wanting to see what happened next (so tempted to look ahead in the book but I didn’t), a little less sleep but worth it. Lori wove the history into every chapter. I love history especially in the form of a fiction novel. Not only is it enjoyable, history impacted but spiritually encouraging on how only through a relationship with Christ can we forgive others!



The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson!

Melanie’s books never let me down. One is never to old for fairy tales and Melanie brings them to life with Godly encouragement and lessons that let’s us know we are not alone in what life brings. The one that stood out to me was there is no gray area in doing what God’s word says, it is either right or its wrong as the heroine learns this the hard way. We can not justify our choices if it goes against God’s written word. Melanie is an amazing writer and this book was one I couldn’t put down. I read it in less than 3 days and that is with working, keeping house and taking care of my husband and our dog! You will not regret reading this, so find your comfy place, pour a cup of coffee and be prepared as you enter the medieval Thornbeck! Enjoy!


I’ve always wanted to have a blog but pondered what would I blog about? The topic would have to be one that if someone were to ask me “What is your most favorite thing to do? Something you have a passion for?” I would reply that my most favorite thing to do is to READ! (Don’t act surprised, the name of the blog is kinda a giveaway) First, let me be clear I am a child of God and I love to read His word! Second, I have a awesome husband,children and grandchildren that I love to spend time with and make memories.

I love to read and there are so many Fiction Christian authors that weave God’s word into their writing that it just amazes me how God has blessed them to not only write but share God and His message through their stories. God has used many quotes from books to encourage me and remind me of Him and His ways.

I’ve started following Christian Fiction authors on Facebook and their websites. These writers gift each book they write with bringing glory to God through their talent.

I am a avid reader and I would read all day long everyday if it were possible, lol. But it isn’t so what I can do is give honest reviews on the books that I read. Hopefully to introduce you to new authors and even older ones that you may not be aware of, I’ve certainly found some I was not aware of and boy am I glad I did.  Did I mention I love to read? Oh yes, I believe I have! I do read non-fiction Christian and will review them as well! Please note that my reviews will not be lengthy because I for one do not want to read a long summary of the book that spoils the joy of reading it for myself!

So, please pass the word along, there is a new reviewer on the web and I hope you enjoy reading as much as I do!

So, grab a cup of coffee, lean back in your recliner, relax and let’s read!


P.S. ( I’m learning to navigate this blog so I ask for your patience and mercy)