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Do You Want to Know What All the Buzzzzzzzz is About?

Do You Want to Know What All the Buzzzzzzzz is About?

A while back, children’s author Sherry Ellis featured fellow children’s author Virginia Wright on her blog. So, of course, when Sherry announced that one lucky commenter could win Virginia’s FREE book, The Christmas Secret: Mikey’s Story, I jumped right in.

And guess what? I won! Yay!

Okay, so I don’t know if I won because of my brilliant comment or because Virginia felt sorry for me. But who cares?

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Two Books for Any Mom Who’s Ever Felt Sleep Deprived or Grumpy

Two Books for Any Mom Who’s Ever Felt Sleep Deprived or Grumpy

Do you want to know why I comment on blogs?

I meet amazing people I would otherwise not meet in person. People like, talented children’s author, Susanna Leonard Hill. She surprised me yesterday when she promoted my greeting cards on her terrific blog. Susanna’s also celebrating her second blogiversary today! Happy Blogiversary, Susanna! 😀

And I win prizes!

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Book Review – White Collar Skid Row

Book Review – White Collar Skid Row

In January, I signed up with BookCrash. A free book to review, enticed me. “Free” being the operative word. But nothing is free. There’s a price to pay. I promised to provide an “honest” review for “White Collar Skid Row”, a true story written by Melissa Ann Bell.

So I’ll jump right in. The front cover and the title captured my attention. The back blurb intrigued me.

“Think it Can’t Happen to You? Melissa’s faith was strong; she knew she could never fall for the wrong guy. But when she met a charming doctor who was in rehab for alcoholism, their love challenged all she believed to be true about herself.”

The book is the account one woman’s transformation from caregiver to enabler, and her desperate attempts to control her husband’s dysfunctional behavior. This book may appeal to others dealing with a spouse addicted to drugs and alcohol. It makes one realize you can’t change someone’s behavior. They have to want change. The dialogue was realistic and projected a Christian viewpoint. Continue reading “Book Review – White Collar Skid Row” »