Posted in September 2013

Book Review: A Home for My Heart

Book Cover: Sadie Sillsby works as the assistant to the matron at the Raystown Home for Orphan and Friendless Children and dreams of the day she’ll marry her beau, Blaine. But when the matron surprises everyone by announcing her own engagement, Sadie is suddenly next in line for the job. For a young woman who … Continue reading

Book Review: Made to Last

Back Cover: Miranda Woodruff has it all. At least, that’s how it looks when she’s starring in her homebuilding television show, From the Ground Up. So when her network begins to talk about making cuts, she’ll do anything to boost ratings and save her show–even if it means pretending to be married to a man … Continue reading

Book Review: Rebellious Heart

In April, I reviewed Jody Hedlund’s book, A Noble Groom, and commented that I had read it in four days. I couldn’t put her book down. It is easily one of the best books I have read this year.  So, when Bethany house contacted me about reviewing her new book, Rebellious Heart, I didn’t hesitate … Continue reading

Writing and Selling the Great American Novel

FICTION COURSE INTERVIEW Janice Thompson: booksbyjanice@aol.com   Janice, I understand you’re about to debut a brand new book for novelists. Why veer from your usual comedic writing to put together a book for writers? Because I love writers! I’ve always had a heart for novelists and want to do every thing I can to help … Continue reading

Do you have special birthday traditions?

We had two big birthdays in our house last month.  My daughter turned eight and my son turned five. Since their birthdays are only five days apart, we live knee deep in birthday cake for a week every year. Like every kid, my children look forward to their special day.  But, mine know when their … Continue reading