Year: 2017

Books, Reading and Book Reviews

2018 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge

Happy to continue hosting this challenge for the 3rd year in a row. It was handed over to me by The Book Vixen and I’m so glad to invite to join in again if you did before, and call for newbies to sign up for 2018 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge. I pledged to read a 100 books in 2017 and I’m happy to report I’m 35 books over that. I did mean to read more serious books, but with all the already serious stuff going on in my life for a large part the year, I needed to read books

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Books & Book Reviews

Generations of Love

Generations of Love by Wendy Pulford Matador Historical Fiction , Romance A story crossing generations about hidden family secrets. A tragedy from the past threatens to be repeated. When handsome, career driven Detective Inspector Alex Hartman is instructed to investigate a High Court Judge his life instantly changes. Although forming an unfavourable impression of Judge Lionel Franklin, Alex becomes aware of an overwhelming attraction for Catherine Franklin, the Judge’s attractive niece, who seems to be closely controlled by her Uncle. He soon finds himself on a collision course between his duties and his personal feelings. Meeting again after a separation

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Books & Book Reviews

Make a Difference for the Better #WriteTribeBlogsForACause #BlogForACause

We may long to make a positive impact on someone’s life. But that often happens when we read about a Hurricane Katrina or about a Tsunami. Why do we wait for a special calling? Can’t we do our bit to spread a smile on someone’s face? To make a difference? Today, I want you to read a story. Or rather two. The first story goes like this. One day, as a man was walking along the beach. He noticed a boy picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean. He approached the boy and asked, “What are you doing?”

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Books & Book Reviews

Seeking a Familiar Face

Book Details: Book Title: Seeking a Familiar Face: The Transformational Journey of Connecting with God by May Patterson Category: Adult nonfiction, 175 pages Genre: Christian Living Publisher: Exploration Press Release date: September 2017 Tour dates: Dec 11 to 29, 2017 Content Rating: G Book Description: The greatest adventure of your life awaits. And it will change everything. Ever feel disappointed? Like your life isn’t as fulfilling as you had always dreamed it would be? Are you laden down with responsibilities, feeling overwhelmed and empty, or maybe even a bit caged? You’re not alone. Many people in the Bible felt the

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Photographic Inspiration

My Mother's Hands

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. Her hands held me gently from the day I took my first breath. Her hands helped to guide me as I took my first step. Her hands held me close when the tears would start to fall. Her hands were quick to show me that she would take care of it all. – From ‘Her Hands’ by Maggie Pittman

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