5 Reasons to Read “A Fool and His Monet”!

A Fool and His Monet header“A Fool and His Monet” is a DELIGHTFUL new book written by Sandra Orchard, and published by Revell in the spring of 2016. But don’t just take my word for it, keep reading for 5 reasons why you can’t miss this new release!

1. The storyline is unique. After all, it’s not every day that a new FBI agent must solve a dead-end case with the advice of her special-agent-wannabe Aunt Martha, a protective coworker, a mysterious yet helpful apartment superintendent, and a mother who wishes she would leave her dangerous job and work at a TUMS factory.Orchard_FoolandHisMonet

2. Simply put, the characters are practically REAL people; well drawn, quirky, and compelling, they are often hilarious in their words and mannerisms. Continue reading

Charming, Eccentric, and Hopefully the First of a Long Series!

The Most Famous Illegal Goose Creek Parade imageI have two words to describe Virginia Smith’s The Most Famous Illegal Goose Creek Parade… Utterly charming! It is truly the type of book that creates a strong desire in readers to crawl inside the pages and live there. Permanently. At least that’s how I felt, especially after my feelings of devastation at reaching the final page. With its blend of comedy and quirkiness, wisdom and whimsy, the town of Goose Creek is sure to win your heart, too.

The paramount element of this little book comes in the form of characters who may just as well be your next-door neighbors and friends, for they certainly step beyond the bounds of descriptive words on paper. These characters live and breathe. They have emotions, quirks, and motives. And each one is endearing in a special way.   Continue reading