Category Archives: Uncategorized

Rail Trail: Pennsy Trail, Salamanca, NY

Finally, the weather in our part of New York is improving. Many businesses are closed due to COVID-19, and that can get frustrating when the weather doesn’t cooperate. This afternoon, the husband, the dog, and I explored part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Review: Killing a Messiah, by Adam Winn

Synopsis As Passover approaches, the city of Jerusalem is a political tinderbox. Judah, a resistance leader, plots to overthrow the Roman occupation. Eleazar and his father, the high priest Caiaphas, seek peace in the city at all costs. Pilate, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Star of Persia, by Jill Eileen Smith

Synopsis Love. Duty. Fear. Courage. In the court of the king, which will prevail? In an effort to complete a war his father had planned to win, King Xerxes calls every governor, satrap, and official in his vast kingdom to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Like Flames in the Night, by Connilyn Cossette

Synopsis Strong-willed Tirzah wants to join her people in driving the enemy from the land of Israel and undergoes training for a secret mission inside the stronghold of Shechem. But soon after she has infiltrated the ruthless Aramean commander’s kitchen, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Literary Locations: Chicago (Veiled in Smoke)

While it might not seem an obvious addition to a bucket list, Chicago is one of the many locations on mine. (Along with the likes of ancient Petra, in Jordan!) This Midwest city contains a wealth of history, and several … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: The Runaway Bride, by Jody Hedlund

Synopsis Haunted by Mistakes in Her Past, Will She Ever Again Trust Her Heart to Another? Wealthy Arabella Lawrence flees to British Columbia on a bride ship, still bearing the scars of past mistakes. One of the few single women … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment