Category Archives: Christmas books

Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Twelve

It’s Christmas Eve! I have so much to celebrate this year. I have my amazing family. One side of our family gathered at our home on Saturday, and the other side will celebrate the holidays at the end of this … Continue reading

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A Gift of Books

Besides being an author, I was a social studies teacher at our local high school. A few years ago, I noticed something very unusual going on in my first period class. I was standing in front of the class discussing … Continue reading

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What Else But a Bookstore?

If I were to open a store, there’s no doubt that it would be a bookstore. To a reader there’s something magical about a bookstore that can’t be duplicated elsewhere. I went into my local bookstore yesterday to buy my … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Twelve

Merry Christmas! I hope you all are enjoying a blessed holiday, doing what pleases you, and surrounded by people you love. My hubby and youngest daughter and I are having a quiet day, since the other four children are celebrating with … Continue reading

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Guest Writer/Editor Barb Goffman

Today my guest is writer-editor Barb Goffman. Barb and I met online and I was thrilled to be able to meet her in person this past summer, although the visit was not long enough. Barb is a multi-award winning mystery … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Lucie Ulrich and The Starlight Inn

It’s no secret that Christmas is my favorite holiday. In beween all the hustle and bustle, I spend time reading Christmas stories.  This past weekend I spent a lovely afternoon reading Lucie Ulrich’s new Christmas novella, The Starlight Inn. Since this is … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Susana Ellis

My guest today is Regency Romance writer, (say that three times fast!), Susana Ellis. Susana and I have many mutual Facebook friends, including our Founding Fox, Jillian Chantel. I thought it was time to have her visit us. Welcome, Susana! … Continue reading

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Believe

At this time of year, most of the books I read have Christmas themes and settings. I often place myself in the story as I’m reading. Lately, of course I’ve been reading romances because that’s what I write. But this … Continue reading

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Getting in the Holiday Mood

We have another free week on Four Foxes, One Hound so I thought I’d share my Christmas stories. I love the holidays and I’ve managed to publish a new Christmas story every year since 2011. If you’re in the mood … Continue reading

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