Category: Reading Challenges

Jul 06
Review: My Heart Belongs On Mackinac Island:Maude’s Mooring by Carrie Fancett Pagels

Review: My Heart Belongs On Mackinac Island:Maude’s Mooring by Carrie Fancett Pagels

My Thoughts Oh my word! I absolutely adored Carrie Fancett Pagels’ work. She is fantabulous with creating her characters in a richly detailed way. The beautiful detail she added to the backdrop of the story really made me feel as though I was on the breathtaking Mackinac Island. Maude and Ben, and even Jack, quickly stole my heart. Sweet little Jack had me smiling more than once! The betrayal that Maude feels when she sees her “intended” married to another woman, was quickly felt in my heart. But, when she “runs” into Ben, the sparks were there and I loved watching their story unfold. Ms. Pagels fills this novel with wonderful descriptions to make the story blossom before the reader. The messages from God of forgiveness, hope, faith and love are woven perfectly throughout. This wonderfully chiseled,4 star book kept me turning the pages long into the night and I highly recommend it to all historical fiction lovers! The characters, the plot line, the messages will all steal your heart and take you on a whirl wind right through Mackinac Island, leaving you wanting more. Visiting Mackinac Island is now at the top of my bucket list thanks to Ms…. Read more »

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Feb 26
2017 Challenges

2017 Challenges

I’m having a late start, but wanted to jump on the Challenge band wagon for the year! I’m participating in the following challenges: This challenge is hosted by Passages To The Past. You can find the sign ups here: 2017 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge . For this particular challenge I’ll be joining at the following level: Victorian Reader: 5 Books The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron   This challenge is hosted by War Through The Generations. You can find sign up information here: 2017 WWII Reading Challenge. There is no set level to this year’s challenge but I’m setting a goal of reading the following books:  

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