First Line Friday – 12.14.18

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Hi Everyone! It’s First Line Friday, so grab a book near you and share your first line in the comments below!

Today I’m sharing the first lines from Buying Love by Toni Shiloh which I read earlier this week and enjoyed so much it cost me sleep! This unique novel was my first book by Toni and I’m excited to read more.

 

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Here is the first line:

Nina Warrenton checked her watch for the umpteenth time.

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Will money ruin everything?

Nina Warrenton is ready for the next step in her life plan—marriage, but no one has proposed. Taking matters into her hand, she places an ad in the newspaper hoping to entice a willing stranger. But when she begins to fall for the small-town chef, she realizes how much she wants him to love her and not her money.

Dwight Williams needs fast cash to save the family restaurant. When he sees Nina’s monetary offer for a husband, he goes for it. He’s determined to save the legacy his dad left him, but can he let it go to prove his love for her?

Can Nina and Dwight find true love, once money has entered the equation?

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Merry Monday – Christmas Crafting

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Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying this time leading up to Christmas. I know my family has been in full holiday swing. In fact, we spent several hours this weekend creating new Christmas ornaments — several for our own home and a few to give as gifts. I thought it would be fun to share our creations with you today. I hope you enjoy seeing what we made and maybe even feel inspired to do a little crafting of your own.

Each of the ornaments below was created using clear plastic ornaments, acrylic paints, and various other additions as noted.

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This first trio was painted by me.  Every year we create or purchase one new ornament per family member. We write the date somewhere discrete and add it to our tree. The two landscape scenes will be the ornaments added for myself and my husband this year. The snowman will be hung from white paper chains which we drape around our great room. 
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These snowmen were all created by my children.  They also stuffed the “snowballs” in the back. Stuffing materials vary from clear tinsel to “tiny fake snowballs” to that clear plastic confetti they sell as “fake snow.” The tiny fake snowballs were found at our local Dollar Tree and were the easiest to stuff into the ornaments, but the other two stuffing items were my personal favorites (despite their staticky resistance to being crammed into a small hole) due to their reflective qualities which gave them an ice-like appearance.  All of these ornaments will be hung from the white paper chains in our great room this year and will be brought out for similar purposes year after year from now on. I’ve added their names and the year to the bottom of each. 
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My children chose the faces from a photo I found on Pinterest and they chose the sock hats from an assortment I picked up at our local Dollar Tree. The rest I did myself. These four will be their contributions to our tree for this year. 
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These three snowmen (shown before and after candy stuffing)  were painted by me and will be given away at a children’s gift exchange. 
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Lest the previous pictures have you thinking I some sort of crafting genius, let me assure you, I am not! Exhibit A:  My complete failure to create what so many have touted as the world’s easiest DIY ornament – inside-out espsom salt ornaments. I used Mod Podge and epsom salts inside these 8 ornaments hoping for beautiful snowball-like results and wound up with snowballs that looked like we’d made them from that snow parents warn their kids not to eat. (They look even more yellow in person.) I made myself feel better about this by sticking digital stickers all over them to express my feelings on the matter. LOL Eventually I am thinking to salvage them with a combination of white paint and clear glitter on the exterior, but I have yet to work up the nerve energy. We’ll see. 

If you’re looking for snowman face inspiration, you can try this photo and this photo.

If you want more details on how to make the sock-hatted snowmen (& other fun ornaments), this is a good video to watch.

Pro tip:  Make sure to use paints specially designed for plastic and consider adding a clear coat on top to protect your artwork.

I hope you enjoyed this little peek into our holiday preparations. Being creative always reminds me of our Creator and how He has blessed us with the fruits of His creation. Spending the time listening to Christmas music and crafting with my children is a blessing I cherish.

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First Line Friday – 12.07.18

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Hi Everyone! It’s First Line Friday, so grab a book near you and share your first line in the comments below!

Today I’m sharing the first lines from A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter. I recently enjoyed the audible version of this book and, although it definitely reads as a stand-alone, I am eagerly looking forward to the next book in the Haven Manor series. Fun and unique, this is a story that sticks with you.

A Defense of Honor

Here is the first line:

Graham, the Viscount Wharton, heir to the earldom of Grableton, pride of the Cambridge fencing team, coveted party guest, and generally well-liked member of both Brooke’s and White’s, was bored.

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When Katherine “Kit” FitzGilbert turned her back on London society more than a decade ago, she determined never to set foot in a ballroom again. But when business takes her to London and she’s forced to run for her life, she stumbles upon not only a glamorous ballroom but also Graham, Lord Wharton. What should have been a chance encounter becomes much more as Graham embarks on a search for his friend’s missing sister and is convinced Kit knows more about the girl than she’s telling.

After meeting Graham, Kit finds herself wishing things could have been different for the first time in her life, but what she wants can’t matter. Long ago, she dedicated herself to helping women escape the same scorn that drove her from London and raising the innocent children caught in the crossfire. And as much as she desperately wishes to tell Graham everything, revealing the truth isn’t worth putting him and everyone she loves in danger.

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My Review: The Thorn Bearer

This review was originally published almost 3 years ago, but some things are worth repeating. In light of Pepper Basham’s upcoming historical romance release, My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge – Laurel’s Dream, I thought it timely to recall her first historical romance (the one that made me an instant fan).

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I discovered The Thorn Bearer by Pepper Basham via an Instagram post by RachaelReadsFiction. I followed the link to her blog where she was so enthusiastic about The Thorn Bearer and its upcoming sequel, The Thorn Keeper, that I was compelled to add The Thorn Bearer to my TBR list.

The Story

English born, American raised, nurse Ashleigh has plans to return to her home country and serve in a hospital treating wounded soldiers in war ravaged England. Already harboring a soul-crushing secret, she suffers personal loss and heartbreaking betrayal before setting off across the Atlantic on the doomed Lusitania.

Much to her consternation, she is joined on this journey by her best friend, Sam Miller, who is traveling to England to reunite with his fiancé, Ashleigh’s sister.  “As they travel across the Atlantic, neither is prepared for the life-altering and heart-breaking journey of their friendship.”

When Ashleigh’s secret is thrown into the light, she is forced to deal with the aftermath and struggles to find her hope in God.

The Experience

Most of you will be familiar with the famous poem about God carrying us through our darkest times. As the reader, I could truly see this happening for Ashleigh. The spiritual aspect of this novel is completely organic and seamlessly woven into the story. Wonderfully written, this book has an almost poetic feel to it. The characters are so rich and the setting so real you’ll question whether you’ve actually lived through these significant events in history.

Having said that, I do feel compelled to issue one warning:  If you have a history of abuse, please be aware this book may contain triggers for you.

Whether you’re looking for a true love story, a strong character arc, a page-turning plot, a taste of history, spiritual encouragement, or a sensory feast, The Thorn Bearer has what you’re looking for.  I highly recommend this book!

I give this book 5 out of 5 stars!

As if reading a fantastic book isn’t awesome enough, I was blessed to win an Advance Reading Copy of the upcoming sequel, The Thorn Keeper!

Materials Note:  I purchased my own copy of this book, for my own reading pleasure.

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Read my review of Book 2, HERE!

Read my review of Book 3, HERE!

First Line Friday – 11.30.18

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Hi Everyone! It’s First Line Friday, so grab a book near you and share your first line in the comments below!

Today I’m sharing the first lines from A Love Song for Kayla by Kimberly Rose Johnson.

A Love Song for Kayla

Here is the first line:

“I hate Valentine’s Day.”

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When two strangers cross paths their lives are forever altered.

Kayla Russel has all but given up on finding love until a new guy to town walks into her flower shop. There is something mysterious about him that intrigues her, but when she finds out the truth everything changes.

Derek Parker wants to leave his old life behind, but it proves to be harder than he’d anticipated when his past finds him. Now the woman he has come to care for feels deceived.

Will his secrets come between them and destroy what could have been something wonderful?

Previously published under the title A Valentine for Kayla.

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12 Days of Christmas for Book Lovers +SPECIAL OFFER!

12 Days of Christmas for Book Lovers - 2018

If there’s an avid reader on your gift-giving list this year, you’ve come to the right place! Today I’m sharing 12 days of unique gift ideas for those whose passion is in the written word. PLUS I’m sharing a SPECIAL OFFER! Keep reading for more details!

You will notice two obvious gaps in this list:  books and bookmarks. Yes, those are great gifts for book lovers, but they are so beyond obvious, it didn’t seem necessary to add them to the list when there were other, less obvious ideas wanting a spot there. So I left them off.

Since these items are from many different shops, I’ve provided links to purchase each item and with prices ranging from under $3 to over $700 there is sure to be something in your price range. (BTW: None of these are affiliate links.)

Note: Always check pricing before finalizing a purchase. Prices listed were current as of this writing but are subject to change. Today is Cyber Monday, so several of these items are discounted TODAY ONLY! An asterisk (*) indicates a discount was being offered at the time of this writing. Prices below do not reflect Cyber Monday pricing. See shop for discounted pricing.


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Day 1

Bookish Jewelry

Bookish Key Ring
So Many Books So Little Time Key Ring by The Pendant Emporium $10
Butterfly Book Page Earrings
Origami Butterfly Earrings by The Paper Circus Shop $10.62
Mr Darcy Cuff Bracelet
Jane Austen Fabric Cuff Bracelet by DSP Davey $32
Many Lives Bookish Pendant
I Read Books Necklace by Unicorn Culture $12.95
Go Away I'm Reading Pendant
Go Away I’m Reading Necklace by Belle Regalia $25.43
Flower Book Ring
Flower Book Ring by Epik Creations $15
Bookish Badge Pins
Book Lover Badges/Pins by A Rose Cast $3.98*
Got Books Charm Bracelet
Got Books Charm Bracelet by A Likely Story $39.95
Book Nerd Leather Bracelet
Book Nerd Leather Bracelet by Laurel Denise $24.00*

Day 2

Bookish Perfumes

Jane Austen Library Perfume
Jane Austen Library Perfume by Wicked Good Perfume $6.99
Jane Austen Perfume Collection
Limited Edition: Jane Austen Perfume Collection by Little Bits $85*

Day 3

Teas & Mugs

Literary Teas Gift Set
A Collection of  Literary Classic Love Stories – Teas by Literary Tea Company $2.99
Novel Teas
Novel Teas – English Breakfast Tea Set (with literary quotes from the world over) by Bag Ladies Tea $13.50
I had a lot of things I was going to do Mug
I Had A Lot of Things I was “Going” to Do Then I Picked Up a Book Mug by Hey Shabby Me $18.99
Go Away I'm Reading Mug
Go Away I’m Reading Mug by Mirkwood Scribes $16.50
Just One More Chapter
Just One More Chapter Mug by Tiny Zen Co $15.87*
Many Lives Bookish Mug
I Read Books Not Because I Don’t Have a Life But Because I Choose to Have Many Mug by Hippo and Kelpie $12.90
Obstinate Headstrong Girl Mug
Obstinate Headstrong Girl Mug by Ivory Paige $16.99

Day 4

Clocks

Bookworm Clock
Book Lover Clock by Vinyl Shop US $34.99
It's Never a Bad Time To Read A Good Book Clock
Engraved Book Clock “It’s Never A Bad Time To Read A Good Book” by DesignsbyPhil.com $40
Pride & Prejudice Clock
Pride and Prejudice Book Clock by My Booklandia $50.00
A Christmas Carol Clock
A Christmas Carol Clock by Literary Art Designs $30

Day 5

Greeting Cards & Book Stamps & Bookplates

Austen Book Plate
Bonnets and Bows Adhesive Bookplates by From The Library of $20
Book Plate Stamp - Read Love Return
Read It, Love It, Return It Personalized Library Book Stamp by Fall For Design $26.99
Embossing Book Plate
Custom Seal Embosser Bookplate Stamp by Red Cloud Studio $31.25*
Literary Greeting Cards
Bookish Greeting Cards Multipack by A Rose Cast $5.31*
Self-Inking Book Stamp
Literary Book Stamp – Self Inking by Rubber Stamp Press $25*

Day 6

Book Flowers & Wall Art & Ornaments

Book Page Ornaments
Sphere small – Book Art hanging Ornament by Paper Statement $19.43*
Book Rose
Book Page Paper Flower by Rachel Emma Studio $15.92
Winnie the Pooh Book Flowers
Book Paper Flowers – Winnie the Pooh by Literary Blooms $18*
Louisa May Alcott Wall Art
Louisa May Alcott Little Women Literary Quote Art Print by A Rose Cast $6.64*
Books Wall Art
Book Lovers Alphabet Photography Sign by Simpson Hill Designs $11.99*

Day 7

Pillows

I declare Jane Austen Pillow
Jane Austen Pillow by The Pillow Geek $22.95
Just One More Chapter Pillow
Just One More Chapter Pillow by Tiny Zen Co $26.40*

Day 8

Bookish Gift Sets

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Book Lover Bundle by Storytale Decor $46.48*

Day 9

Hats, Scarves, Socks & T-Shirts

Bring me a book Socks
Funny Socks by Totes Burlap $16.99*
Gray Read Beanie with Puff Ball
Customized Bookish Hat with pom pom by Booklover Pullover
Red Book Lover Beanie Hat
Custom Book Lover Hat by Booklover Pullover
Jane Eyre Scarf
Jane Eyre Shawl by Universal Zone $39
Pride & Prejudice Scarf
Pride and Prejudice Scarf by Universal Zone $39
Pride & Prejudice Butterfly Scarf
Pride & Prejudice Scarf by Enjoy The Traffic $45
Alice in Wonderland T-shirt
Alice in Wonderland Women’s T-Shirt (avail. in multiple colors) by Literary Book Gifts USE CODE: KATHLEENDENLY20 to receive 20% off anything in the store, no minimum, and can be used unlimited times
Jane Austen T-Shirt
Pride and Prejudice Women’s T-shirt (avail. in multiple colors) by Literary Book Gifts USE CODE: KATHLEENDENLY20 to receive 20% off anything in the store, no minimum, and can be used unlimited times

Day 10

Purses & Tote Bags

Emily Dickinson Tote Bag
Emily Dickinson Tote Bag by Literary Book Gifts USE CODE: KATHLEENDENLY20 to receive 20% off anything in the store, no minimum, and can be used unlimited times
Pride & Prejudice Tote Bag
Pride & Prejudice Tote Bag by Literary Book Gifts USE CODE: KATHLEENDENLY20 to receive 20% off anything in the store, no minimum, and can be used unlimited times
Library Tote Bag
Book Lover Tote Bag by Bookish Stuff $22*
Pride & Prejudice Purse
Pride and Prejudice Literary Handbag “You have bewitched me body and soul. ~Mr. Darcy~” by Enjoy The Traffic $72

Day 11

Junk Journals & Altered Book Journals (handmade)

Altered Book Journal
Vintage Shabby Altered Book Journal by SnS Dragonfly $35
Dream Junk Journal
Altered Book Journal “Dream” by Rosehart Studio $39.84
Fabric Bible Themed Junk Journal
Cherish Bible Journaling Collection Junk Journal by Pleasant Creations Co. $179.99
Junk Journal Green
Junk Journal by Christy Sich Designs $86.75*
Mini Junk Journal
Mini Junk Journal (3 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches) by Breezy Blessings Co $18.50
Rose Altered Book Journal
Handmade “altered book” Journal by Rethink Paper $31.87*

Day 12

Book Sculptures

The Tree of Love Book Art
The Tree of Love – Book Art by Malena Valcarcel $765.25
Where the Wild Things Are Book Art
Where The Wild Things Are – Book Art by Malena Valcarcel $523.90
Treasure Island Book Art Greeting Card
Treasure Island Greeting Card (printed with image of an altered book sculpture) – by Days Fall Like Leaves $2.66
Jane Austen Book Sculpture
Pride & Prejudice book sculpture by Days Fall Like Leaves $398.41
Jane Austen Book Sculpture Greeting Card
Pride and Prejudice Greeting Card (printed with image of an altered book sculpture) by Days Fall Like Leaves $2.66

 


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My Review – When You Look At Me

My Review - When You Lookt At Me

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An unexpected mother-to-be
A romance-leery composer
And a forgotten melody from the past that holds the keys to their futures

When Julia Jenkins’ great aunt dies and leaves her a Victorian mansion with decades of secrets, Julia never expects to unearth a World War 2 espionage mystery. Struggling with her own past since an assault left her pregnant, her future as a solo parent leaves her dreams uncertain. The inheritance from her great aunt gives Julia the ability to take a step back into her future, but also sends her into the discovery of a love story she’d never anticipated. As she goes through her aunt’s treasured possessions, Julia uncovers some oddly written piano music with a musical code she can’t decipher on her own. Not to worry, introverted Englishman and composer, Henry Wright, is thrust on the scene by a pair of homespun matchmakers who know the ‘right’ man for Julia’s wounded heart.

Henry arrives in Pleasant Gap with the task of composing the soundtrack for his best mate’s newest film. The Jenkins’ family’s southern welcome and gregarious personalities set his reticent nature on edge, but he’s inexplicably drawn to his gentle and music-loving hostess, Julia. Uncertain how to build a friendship with the wounded woman, and rather hopeless in communicating well through words, the bond of music becomes a bridge between her uncertainty and his awkwardness.

But her broken past and his families’ expectations build a wall much greater than the cultures that separate them. As they work together to solve a musical mystery from the grave, will an unlikely romance from the past inspire their hearts to trust in a God who’s written the perfect melody for their lives?

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Why This Book:

I have been a fan of Pepper Basham’s writing since I read her debut novel, The Thornbearer and have read every book she has written since then.

Opening Lines:

Julia Jenkins was a glass-half-full person.

Well, most of the time.

First Impressions:

The character of Julia immediately intrigued me (although I have to disagree with her assessment of baths & pregnancy – I couldn’t have survived my pregnancies without those long soaks!) and I wanted to know more about her. I wanted to know how she’d gotten into her situation and how she was going to handle it now that she was there.

Main Characters:

Julia Jenkins –  As I mentioned, Julia intrigued me at the start and she continued to hold my interest throughout the book. This is a woman with a quiet strength. The type of person you might not notice when you first enter a room, but whose strength and courage will astound you in times of trial. Most importantly, her faith is a thing of incredible beauty.

Henry Wright – Oh how I love the chuckle Pepper gave me by giving Julia a “Mr. Wright.” Name aside, however, the character of Henry had to grow on me a bit. It wasn’t that I initially disliked him — I liked him right away — but he is so unique and his introversion is expressed in such an unusual manner that it did take some getting used to. In the end, my heart was completely won over by this one-of-a-kind, heart-meltingly loyal, and inspiringly selfless man.

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Amelia Dawn aka Aunt Millie – Julia’s recently deceased aunt is a source of mystery. A recluse in her old age, Amelia’s life before settling near Pleasant Gap is mostly unknown, despite Julia’s close relationship with her in recent years. Throughout the novel, Julia and Henry attempt to uncover Amelia’s secrets and I have to tell you, what they find is worth the search.

Eisley Jenkins – Heroine of the first book in this series, Eisley is one of Julia’s sisters and longtime girlfriend of Wes Harrison (see below).  Her role is important, but not large in this book, although she does get a couple scenes as the Point of View character. (For anyone not familiar with that term, it means the scene is written as if the reader is in her head, hearing her thoughts, seeing what she sees, etc.)

Wes Harrison –  Hero of the first book in this series, Wes is back in this book as the longtime boyfriend of Eisley and best friend of Henry. As with Eisley, his role is important, but not large in this book.

Nate Jenkins – Father of Julia Jenkins, he is naturally protective of his daughter – even more so given her recent experiences – and he provokes some very entertaining and also very touching scenes in this novel. Fair warning:  one of his scenes had me wiping moisture from my eyes and swallowing a lump in my throat. While not perfect, in many ways, he’s what dads should be.

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Emotional Engagement & Pacing of the Story:

As I stated above, I was immediately engaged by the character Julia and eventually loved the character of Henry. The story maintained a comfortable tension throughout, with the expected increase of intensity growing toward the climax, so of course, I kept reading.

Not only were the hero and heroine of this book engaging, but the secondary characters were equally so. Pepper has done an excellent job developing the Jenkins family and I am looking forward to reading more stories featuring them. Henry’s family was refreshingly dysfunctional and I loved the surprising and compassionate way in which Pepper portrayed them. This book made me laugh out loud, shake my head, and wipe away pesky tears.

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Elements I especially liked/disliked:

I’ll begin by stating that this story captured first my interest and then my heart. However,  I admit to not being as big of a fan of the big duet scene between the two main characters which I have read other reviewers rave about. To be clear: I didn’t dislike the scene. I just didn’t love it. I think my lack of enthusiasm can be attributed to my general lack of passion for the lingo of music. While I love listening to it, I am neither a player nor a student of that particular art. Therefore, I think some of the subtler nuances of that side of the story – the various musical vocabulary and phrasing sprinkled throughout the story – may have escaped me. Nonetheless, I never felt that I was in any way lost or confused about what was going on.

Furthermore, there were many, many other things to delight me in this story. I completely related to many of the experiences Julia had in regards to her pregnancy, and, in some ways, I could relate to Henry’s need for moments of solitude. The love which grows between the two main characters is something I couldn’t help but feel in a very real way. The unexpected twists Pepper created in this story kept me very happy as a reader, and as always, her literary gift with words was a music all its own.

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Theme:

God is our source of purpose, courage, and healing.

Ending:

Wonderful and full of small twists you didn’t see coming. This ending is sure to leave you grinning.

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5 stars

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