MelissaWardwell

The Heart of the Mountains

The Heart of the Mountains

 My Thoughts Where do I even begin to unpack everything I thought about the story? I came across several nuggets of relative thought in regards to our Christian walk, how we view people, and what we tend to get wrong. It's so easy to live in our own little bubbles...

Book, Chapter, and Vows week of fun

Book, Chapter, and Vows week of fun

Book, Chapter, and Vows release week of funIt could have gone wrong Something many don't know,  or maybe you do, I used to be a bridal consultant.  I have planned at least a hundred weddings in the decade I worked as a consultant. Several situations went wrong, and I...

Much Ado About Persuasion

Much Ado About Persuasion

My ThoughtsMuch Ado About Persuasion is an intriguing mash up of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and Jane Austen's Persuasion. With a list of characters that all have their own purpose for gathering at Kellynch Hall, you are sure to be entertained. I...

Rebuilding Hearts release week fun

Rebuilding Hearts release week fun

Rebuilding Hearts by Carolyn MillerMy Favorite Book I don't know of any reader who could fairly answer the question "What is your favorite book?" For me, it's like picking my favorite child; my answer is typically the same as I give my children. "I love them all but...

The Souls of Lost Lake

The Souls of Lost Lake

My Thoughts One part thriller, one part mystery, one part drama, and one part romance gives a whole lot of fantastic reading. Once I actually had time to sit and consume this story, I couldn’t put it down. I definitely had a few “Crawdads” vibes from The Souls of Lost...

A Promise Engraved

A Promise Engraved

My Thoughts A Promise Engraved is a journey through time that connects two women who can identify with great loss and heartbreak. Their desire for answers drives them to push forward but has also hardened them to love and transparency.  I found this book to be very...

Rebuilding Hearts release week fun

From Shore to Shore release week of fun

Favorite Memory Near The WaterI love the water. If I cannot see land on the other side of the body of water, it's even better. Near the water is my happy place, my peaceful place, the place where I can disconnect from the real world and be present. It is also a place...

Night Songs

Night Songs

My ThoughtsHave you ever come across a first-time-to-you author, not sure what to expect, and you find yourself pleasantly surprised from the first page? Well, I can say that I have just had one of the most pleasurable reading experiences and had no problem letting...

The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

My ThoughtsThe Sweet Life is a tender story about a mother-daughter duo that has gone through more than their fair share of trials in a short amount of time. They are eccentric opposites but are a force to be reckoned with as a team. They balance each other but they...

A Chat with Kathleen J. Robison

A Chat with Kathleen J. Robison

Please grab a cup of your favorite beverage and join me as we have a visit with the fabulous Kathleen J. Robison Kathleen J. Robison is an Okinawan-American. Born in Okinawa and raised in California, Florida, Mississippi, and Singapore. Her travels are the...

Rebuilding Hearts release week fun

Stranded on Sparrow Island release week of fun

Stranded on SparrowWhen giving and time go hand in hand.When we were asked to share unconventional dates, I thought for sure mine wasn't all that unusual. But as I read what the other ladies have posted thus far, maybe it might be (or a date is a matter of...

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