Down the TBR Hole #1

Hello, all! I'm trying something new today. Since I'm not super keen on this week's Top 5 Tuesday theme and couldn't think of my own, I decided this would be a great time for me to launch my own series of "Down the TBR hole" posts. This is a concept that originated with Lia at … Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #1

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READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 2 (with spoilers)

My reading of "Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo continues. I'm along for the ride with group read hosts Emma at The Terror of Knowing and Liz at Travel in Retrospect. I just finished Volume 2 and wanted to share a few thoughts. [You can read what I had to say about Volume 1 here.] I … Continue reading READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 2 (with spoilers)

READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 1 (with spoilers)

Never did I ever think I'd be attempting to read "Les Misérables" again, yet here we are. I blame Emma over at The Terror of Knowing for luring me back to The Brick, which I first tried to read in 2016-17ish. It's OK, though. Reading something overwhelming like this deserves to be blogged about, and … Continue reading READING NOTES: #MiserablesMay group read, Vol. 1 (with spoilers)

REVIEW: “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

"Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly Paperback, 502 pages Published Feb. 28, 2017, by Ballantine Books ISBN: 1101883081 Synopsis "'Father loved the fact that a lilac only blossoms after a harsh winter ... It's a miracle all this beauty emerges after such hardship, don't you think?'"Caroline Ferriday "Lilac Girls" is the story of three women, … Continue reading REVIEW: “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

REVIEW: “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way” by Lysa TerKeurst

"It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered" by Lysa TerKeurst Hardcover, 256 pages Published Nov. 13, 2018, by Thomas Nelson ISBN: 0718039858 My review "What do you do when God's timing seems questionable, His lack of intervention hurtful, and His promises doubtful?" Haven't all believers wondered something … Continue reading REVIEW: “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way” by Lysa TerKeurst