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If you love the western setting along with some romance you will like reading Beyond the Silence by authors Tracie Peterson and Kimberly Woodhouse. I liked the fact that there were 2 authors working on this story and brought two sides of creativity. While reading the book, make sure you follow along closely otherwise you could get lost. Lillian Porter has always wanted to fulfill her mother’s dream of going west, so when she hears about a nanny position in Angels Camp, California, she defies her grandfather and takes a chance on a new future. But she quickly wonders if…

I found it interesting to read about Amish fiction in the book A Son’s Vow by Shelley Shepard Gray. The setting is in a Ohio Amish town called Charm. I adore the town and the characters in the book seeing their faithfulness with some unexpected twists. This was definitely a book I could not put down. Darla’s father was responsible for a terrible fire at Charm’s lumber mill which killed five Amish men. And though he, too, lost his life, the town of Charm hasn’t looked at her family the same since. Even Lukas Kinsinger—with whom Darla used to have…

The story of The Painter’s Daughter by Julie Klassen tells some deep secrets with some unexpected twists to the story. This book kept me on the edge of my seat wondering what is going to happen next. And the ending is one you do not want to miss as it is not what you think will happen. In addition to the different plots and twists there is plenty of romance in the book. I can’t spill too much about the story but definitely a good read. Sophie Dupont assists her father in his studio, keeping her own artwork out of…

I just love Colleen Coble books because she always leaves it a mystery until the end. I read her last book The Inn at Ocean’s Edge that was amazing and now she is back with a new book called Mermaid Moon. Not only is this book mysterious but keeps you guessing throughout the story. I was literally chewing off my fingernails from the suspense of the story as I did not expect that was going to happen. Without giving out all the details, you need to read it for yourself to find out. About Mermaid Moon Mallory’s mother died fifteen…

The Wedding Chapel book by Rachel Hauck is a good read that tells a story between two friends and sisters. Yes, this is a love story but a good love story that jumps around a bit but easy to follow along with. The moral of the story is that even after 60 years love can be right in front of your face and it’s never too late to wait for it. If you love a good love story, I suggest reading The Wedding Chapel. About the Book For sixty years, a wedding chapel sat silent, waiting for love.…

Do your kids like to watch the hit show Breadwinners on Nickelodeon? If this is one of their favorite shows they can now read with them with this 56-page Breadwinners graphic novel is filled with fun as SwaySway and Buhdeuce dodge the three-eyed monsters lurking in every corner of their watery world. Breadwinners: Journey to the Bottom of the Seats will be available in stores, online and in libraries on November 17 for the suggested price of $7.99 ($12.99 hardcover), making it the perfect stocking stuffer. The kids can follow-up on the adventures of their favorite feathered friends SwaySway and…

It’s time to celebrate 65 years of Peanuts in a book giveaway. Charles Schultz has been making us laugh for many years with the Peanuts gang. Now you can relive your childhood through the comic strips of Charles Schultz and the Peanuts. The book retails for $45 but you can have a chance to win a copy by entering below. On October 2, 1950, a small phenomenon was launched in just seven newspapers: It was the birth of Charles Schulz’s comic strip, “Peanuts.” Now, 65 years later, we can’t even imagine a world without Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus,…

Letters from my Father’s Murderer by Laurie Coombs is an excellent read. I loved hearing the story of what happened and how she wanted to get justice from the murderer. Do you think you could forgive someone for murder? Will the letters convince her to forgive the murderer? You will have to read this amazing story to find out as I don’t want to give too much away. About the book: When her father was murdered, Laurie Coombs sought justice and found it.His murderer now serves two life sentences with no possibility of parole. Yet, despite the swift punishment of…

Love Arrives in Pieces by Betsy St. Amant has a way to tell a story. I felt I really connected with the characters as felt this story had pieces that were similar to my life story. This story will teach you that beauty is not everything and sometimes you may fall in love when you don’t realize it. About Love Arrives in Pieces For so long, Stella was known for her beauty. Now, with her heart stripped bare, she must discover who she really is. Former pageant queen Stella Varland doesn’t trust beauty anymore after her divorce. Her appearance betrayed…

Former Marine Jake Porter has far deeper scars than the one that marks his face. He struggles with symptoms of PTSD, lives a solitary life, and avoids relationships. When Lyndie James, Jake’s childhood best friend, lands back in Holley, Texas, Jake cautiously hires her to exercise his Thoroughbreds. Lyndie is tender-hearted, fiercely determined, and afraid of nothing, just like she was as a child. Jake pairs her with Silver Leaf, a horse full of promise but lacking in results, hoping she can solve the mystery of the stallion’s reluctance to run. Though Jake and Lyndie have grown into very different…