Book Review “Christmapus – The Christmas Octopus” Paul Mattingly / E. Andrew Taylor

Summary from Goodreads:  Chris the octopus was content as could be under the sea. He knew nothing of Christmas or holiday cheer. That was until, one day, Santa Claus lost his famous hat … and it found a new home on Chris’ head! Paul Mattingly and F. Andrew Taylor tell the illustrated story of what … Continue reading Book Review “Christmapus – The Christmas Octopus” Paul Mattingly / E. Andrew Taylor

Book Review for “Tales from Christmas in the South” by Caren Rich

  Tales of Christmas in the South, is a collection of three short stories. Enjoy laughter, tears, and the magic of Christmas in volume. Including the never before published, Miniature Desires. Spinster Ms. Stallworth has a hard time with the modern world. Bombarded with tacky blowup Santas and inconsiderate children, she dreams of being part … Continue reading Book Review for “Tales from Christmas in the South” by Caren Rich

Book Review “Juliet’s Journey” Kathy Gates

Juliet Carlsen is grieving the loss of her mother. Six weeks after the funeral she is about to arrive in a tiny village in northern Italy. The village, Baiardo, is home to an art school where she is to spend a month as a volunteer. Her best friend had convinced her that a change of scene would do her good but, as she nears her destination, she is not so sure: was it really necessary to travel so far out of her comfort zone?