“A Very Merry Murder,” by Mary Angela

A VERY MERRY MURDER: A PROFESSOR PRATHER MYSTERY Mary Angela Camel Press (2018) ISBN 9781603816557 Reviewed by Cathleen Stout for Reader Views (10/18) I was thrilled to have found “A Very Merry Murder,” by Mary Angela. This is a perfect cozy mystery to curl up with on a cold winter’s night. The storyline is a... Continue Reading →

“Mrs. Claus: Not the Fairy Tale They Say” by Rhonda Parrish

MRS. CLAUS: NOT THE FAIRY TALE THEY SAY Rhonda Parrish World Weaver Press (2017) ISBN 9780998702247 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (12/17) “Mrs. Claus: Not the Fairy Tale They Say” edited by Rhonda Parrish is an anthology of fantasy based holiday short stories in which the spotlight shines on Mrs. Claus. True to its subtitle,... Continue Reading →

Where Treetops Glisten by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman and Sarah Sundin

WHERE TREETOPS GLISTEN Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman, and Sarah Sundin WaterBrook Press (2014) ISBN 9781601426482 Reviewed by Tammy Petty Conrad for Reader Views (12/14) “Where Treetops Glisten” by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman, and Sara Sundin, entwines three delightful novellas, each titled after a familiar Christmas carol. What makes these stories enchanting is that they all... Continue Reading →

The Reindeer Keeper: Believe Again… by Barbara Briggs Ward

The Reindeer Keeper: Believe Again… Barbara Briggs Ward Wheatmark (2010) ISBN 9781604944433 Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (8/11)   With the outside temperatures consistently in the high nineties, the snow covered farmstead on the front cover of Barbara Briggs Ward’s “The Reindeer Keeper” looked incredibly cool and refreshing. While I usually do not... Continue Reading →

The Carols of Christmas: A Celebration of 40 Beloved Songs of the Season by David McLaughlan

The Carols of Christmas: A Celebration of 40 Beloved Songs of the Season David McLaughlan Barbour (2010) ISBN 9781602606517 Reviewed by Chad Feight for Reader Views (10/10)   I recently received a copy of “The Carols of Christmas” by David McLaughlan from Reader Views.  After devouring this little gem in the middle of September, I... Continue Reading →

Sarah’s Christmas Miracle by Mary Ellis

Sarah’s Christmas Miracle Mary Ellis Harvest House Publishers (2010) ISBN 9780736929684 Reviewed by Tiffany Schlarman for Reader Views (08/10)   For Sarah Beachy the Amish way of life has never been second guessed.  She has always known that personally she wished to join the church and remain Amish.  Her life is simple and happy.  Sarah... Continue Reading →

Kids Sing Christmas: Split-Track Music for Children on 2 CDs Compiled by Barbour Publishing

Kids Sing Christmas: Split-Track Music for Children on 2 CDs Compiled by Barbour Publishing Barbour Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781616260606 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (08/10)   Who doesn’t love music for children by children!  There is nothing more delightful than to hear the voices of children as they sing-along their favorites. Beautiful compilations,... Continue Reading →

Christmas Classics: The Story Behind 40 Favorite Carols by David McLaughlan

Christmas Classics: The Story Behind 40 Favorite Carols David McLaughlan Barbour (2010) ISBN 9781602608368 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (10/10)   Like me, I’m sure most people that enjoy and sing Christmas carols don’t know how and when they originated. We just learn them and continue to sing over the years; so, when... Continue Reading →

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