The Treasure of Granzella Ranch is the story about the Granzella family, owners of an olive oil business. The story’s main focus is on Sherre Granzella, a divorcee who is known as “The Fixer” of the family. After the death of her father, Sherre returns home to help save the ranch from financial ruin. As she is trying to get her life back together, help her family with the ranch and personal issues, Sherre experiences romance and the possibility of a killer in her midst. Continue reading
Halfa Moon starts out with Margaret (Meg) Randallman reminiscing about the circumstances surrounding the childhood kidnapping of her and her younger brother, Ray, by their self-absorbed mother Norma and her boyfriend George.
Before the kidnapping, Meg’s older sister, Laura, was tragically killed and Meg feels she is to blame and carries the guilt of her death with her throughout her young life. Continue reading
Twintuition is the story of Olivia, a young woman raising a son by herself. Because she chose to keep her child, Olivia has had no financial help from the father of her son or her judgmental mother. Continue reading
Redeeming Ruth is the true story of a 16 month old Ugandan baby girl named Ruth who has cerebral palsy. Ruth comes to live with Meadow Rue Merrill, her husband and 3 children in Maine. Ruth brings an infectious joy to the household and fits perfectly into the family in spite of her illness. The Merrill family, especially Meadow, go through many trials and tribulations to adopt Ruth into their family. Continue reading
The Song of Sadie Sparrow is a well-written, thoroughly enjoyable book about three women in three different stages of life who meet at the Hickories retirement home.
Sadie Sparrow lives at the Hickories. She is nearing the end of her life and must make the mental, emotional and physical transition of living in a retirement home. Continue reading
Thank God for Boll Weevils is an in-depth look at the Deep South in the early 1900’s It tells the story of Janie Taylor, a young girl from Alabama. Janie is part of a close-knit family and community where a strong Christian moral presence is exhibited. Janie soon becomes friends with a sharecropper’s daughter named Sipsey. Continue reading
As a Christian who celebrates the Jewish feasts and enjoys learning about the Jewish roots of Christianity, I was more than happy to review the Complete Jewish Study Bible.
The Complete Jewish Study Bible offers a number of helpful articles and notes to aid the reader in understanding the Jewish context for the Scriptures, both in the Tanakh (the Old Testament) and the B’rit Hadashah (the New Testament). Continue reading