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Posts Tagged: Lorna Seilstad

Book Beat – As Love Blooms by Lorna Seilstad

Tessa Gregory is a woman of many interests, but now she knows horticulture is the path for her. If only her family didn’t dismiss this as another flight of Tessa’s high-flying fancy. If only the director of Como Park hadn’t refused to hire her. If only she didn’t have such a knack for getting in… Read more »

Book Beat – When Love Calls by Lorna Seilstad

Hannah Gregory has her hands full taking care of her two feisty sisters after the death of their parents, but when lawyer Lincoln Cole informs them that the bank is foreclosing on their home, she has to find a job. Hannah begins training as a switchboard operator, but “Hello Girls” must follow strict rules, including… Read more »

Book Beat – The Ride of Her Life by Lorna Seilstad

Lorna Seilstad won me over in Making Waves and A Great Catch with her combination of humor, hard-hitting questions, and a charming setting at a turn-of-the-century lakeside resort. The Ride of Her Life completes the Lake Manawa series in the same delightful manner. While still grieving her late husband, Lilly Hart works at a diner to support her… 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 »

Book Beat – A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad

What a privilege to get to read this novel in advance for endorsement. This is what I said about A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad…”A grand slam! In a story as refreshing and invigorating as lemonade, Seilstad raises deep questions about a woman’s relationship with God, her dreams, and the people in her life – while… 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 »

Book Beat – Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad

Every once in a while, a book comes along that’s so fun, you just have to share. Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad is one of those books – as refreshing as the strawberry sundaes its heroine craves. It’s refreshing to read a historical where ladies wear hats instead of bonnets. It’s refreshing to read a… Read more »