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Posts Tagged: Carla Stewart

Book Beat – A Flying Affair

In 1927, Mittie Humphreys is busy with her family’s famous Morning Glory Farms in Kentucky, where the finest horses are raised. When Charles Lindbergh is scheduled to visit Louisville, Mittie is expected to be a proper society girl and help arrange teas and balls. However, the visit only awakens Mittie’s longing to fly. British aviator… Read more »

Book Beat – The Hatmaker’s Heart by Carla Stewart

In the 1920s, a woman wasn’t properly dressed without a good hat. Nell Marchwold is a talented hat designer working for a high-class milliner in New York City. Her artistic talent combined with her inherent ability to bring out the best in a woman’s looks and personality wins her greater attention. But a lifelong stutter… Read more »

Book Beat – Sweet Dreams by Carla Stewart

In 1962, Dusty Fairchild wants to go to college and study geology, but her oil tycoon father sends her to Miss Fontaine’s Finishing School to learn to become a proper Southern lady. At least her cousin and best friend, Paisley, comes with her. But Dusty and her love of rocks and Paisley with her unconventional… Read more »

My Favorite Books of 2012

Nothing says New Year’s like a list! Here are my favorite fiction reads from 2012 in alphabetical order. It’s hard enough to pick only ten, much less rank them. Sadly, many lovely novels taunt me from my to-be-read pile. Be Still My Soul by Joanne Bischof: A moving debut! More than just a love story,… Read more »

Book Beat – Stardust by Carla Stewart

An eclectic cast of characters, a setting as rich as any character, the fascinating historical backdrop of the polio epidemics in the early 1950s, and Carla Stewart’s lyrical writing make Stardust a winner of a novel. Georgia Peyton has just lost her husband – first to another woman, and then to death. When a distant… Read more »

Favorite Books of 2011

Nothing says New Year’s like a list! Here are my favorite fiction reads from 2011 in alphabetical order. It’s hard enough to pick only ten, much less rank them. Sadly, many lovely novels taunt me from my to-be-read pile. Broken Wings by Carla Stewart: Beautifully written with great voice, Broken Wings tells the story of… Read more »

My Favorite Books of 2010

Nothing says New Year’s like a list! Here are my favorite fiction reads from 2010 in alphabetical order. It was hard enough to pick only ten, much less rank them. Sadly, some amazing books are still sitting in my “To-Be-Read” pile. Taunting me. These include Beneath a Southern Sky by Deborah Raney, The Gathering Storm… Read more »