The First Christmas by Stephen Mitchell
In The First Christmas, Stephen Mitchell brings the Nativity story to vivid life as never before. A narrative that is only sketched out in two Gospels becomes fully realized here with nuanced characters and a setting that reflects the culture of the time. Mitchell has suffused the birth of Jesus with a sense of beauty that…
The Christmas Table by Donna VanLiere
Christmas Hope #10 It’s 1972 and John is determined to finish a table for his wife Joan. He has zero experience in building tables but he swears he can finish it before Thanksgiving. While he is doing that Joan is re-discovering her mother’s recipes. Creating the most delicious things to go on that table. But…
Christmas Cow Bells by Mollie Cox Bryan
Christmas Cow Bells is the first in a new series called Buttermilk Creek Mystery Series. Bryan is the author of several Cozy Mystery Series that I grab as soon as I see them! Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the lovely town of Shenandoah Springs. Brynn MacAlister has heart troubles. Heartbreak troubles that is.…
The Christmas Star by Donna VanLiere
Christmas Hope #9 From the New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Hope series comes another heartwarming, inspirational story for the holidays. CHRISTMAS HOPE #9 This is another heart warming and faith-based book in the series. This time we meet Maddie, a little girl who has been through so much but has the most positive outlook on life.…
Dear Santa by Nancy Naigle
A holiday retelling of You’ve Got Mail that will make you fall in love with the Christmas Season! Angela Carson inherited her lighthouse turned holiday store, Heart of Christmas as well as her Grandmother’s beach home. The business has been run by three generations of women trying to support their family and being a part…
THE CHRISTMAS WISHING TREE by EMILY MARCH * An Eternity Springs Novel*
I would love to live in Eternity Springs. It is truly a magical place. Devin is perfectly happy with his life. Being a fishing guide in Australia with no wife or kids. And he loves coming home to his family in Eternity Springs. And it is during that Christmas visit that mysterious and magical things…
Where Are You Christmas with Faith Hill
It seems we have made it to Friday! Hopefully all in one piece and if your children are out of school, with your marbles intact! I’m pretty sure everyone will have a busy weekend with Christmas being Monday. The kids are packing up and heading to their Dad’s in Dallas. And here at home things…
Enjoying The Lights and Sounds of the Season!
It’s Saturday already! Time flies when you all have the flu. Luckily we are now a germ free zone. Yesterday I scrubbed everything with the Vinegar of the Four Thieves just to be sure. Then we read a story called The Green Ghost by Marion Dane Bauer. It came out in 2008 and is a…
Good Book, Good Music, Nice Blanket!
It’s cold. It’s Friday. Let’s just grab a blanket and snuggle in front of the fireplace! I hear there is snow in Texas! That is just crazy. Here’s one of my favorite Christmas Songs!
A Christmas Return by Anne Perry
‘Tis the season of giving–and with this wonderful book, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry shares a brand-new holiday mystery filled with bygone relationships and hidden secrets. As Charlotte Pitt’s grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas…