Author Archives: Sally M

About Sally M

I'm all about books, history, rail trails, craft beer and wine, and dogs! I'm a Partner with Trades of Hope: my paid job empowers women around the world out of poverty, helping them raise their families, and rebuild their lives after abuse and human trafficking. We can change the world. We can be each other's neighbor.

Review: Isaiah’s Legacy, by Mesu Andrews

Synopsis The drama of the Old Testament comes to life as Judah’s most notorious king ascends to the throne in this gripping novel from the award-winning author of Isaiah’s Daughter. At eight years old, Shulle has known only life in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Isaiah’s Legacy Blog Hop – Stop #22

1 Week ~ 24 Blogs ~ 3 Incredible Prizes! Learn a little about Isaiah’s Legacy and enter multiple giveaways while picking up CLUES at each stop. Compile all the clues, submit the final PHRASE at the last stop, and you’ll … Continue reading

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Review: The Hocus Girl, by Chris Nickson

Disclaimer: Although I received a copy of this book from the publisher, the words and opinions below are my own. Have you ever read a book and wanted to know MORE? If you’re like me then you probably have, but … Continue reading

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Review: Veiled in Smoke, by Jocelyn Green

Synopsis The Flames Took So Much. She Can’t Lose Her Father As Well. Meg Townsend and her sister, Sylvie, seek a quiet existence managing the family bookshop. Meg feels responsible for caring for their father, Stephen, whose spirit and health … Continue reading

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Review: Daughter of Rome, by Tessa Afshar

Synopsis A woman with a devastating secret. A man bent on proving his worth. A chance encounter that catapults them into the heart of history. When the daughter of a prominent Roman general meets a disinherited Jewish immigrant, neither one … Continue reading

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Review: An Uncommon Woman, by Laura Frantz

Synopsis Unflinching and plainspoken, Tessa Swan is not your typical eighteenth-century woman. Born and bred on the western Virginia frontier along with her five brothers, she is a force to be reckoned with. Quiet and courageous, Clay Tygart is not … Continue reading

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Review: On Wings of Devotion, by Roseanna M. White

Synopsis Against Every Warning, She’s Drawn Ever Closer to the Man Known as “Black Heart” All of England thinks Major Phillip Camden a monster–a man who deliberately caused the deaths of his squadron. But he would have preferred to die … Continue reading

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Review: Above the Fold, by Rachel Scott McDaniel

Disclaimer: This review is part of a Reviewer Tour for JustRead Tours. The words and opinions below are my own. I’ve a special affinity for the city of Pittsburgh. It’s the first American city I visited, back in 1996, and … Continue reading

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The Best of 2019 – Books

According to my Goodreads account, I read 60 books this year. That’s down a little from previous years, but 2019 threw some curve balls our way and I wasn’t able to read as much as I would in a regular … Continue reading

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Admin: Updates of the Good Kind

Hi everyone So, the observant among might have noticed there was no new book review today. Honestly? I’ve not yet begun to read the book I had planned to review. It’s hard to focus on new fiction when your brain … Continue reading

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