Book Review – Scrap Everything by Leslie Gould

Scrapbooking is my passion. My hobby. My lifeline. And I seek it out, anywhere I go. I tend to notice signs, posters, books, magazines, or any other reference to it, when I’m out and about. I cannot help it, and it’s probably a border line addiction. Do they have a Scrapaholics Anonymous? So when I found out that author’s were starting to write books, that somehow incorporated scrapbooking into the pages of their novels, I was surprised, curious and excited. One thing I absolutely do not like, when reading any book, is reading a topic that sounds forced or just … Continue reading

Book Review: Scrap Everything by Leslie Gould

Our quest for having friends, being a friend and finding our way by making contributions to others are some of the challenges that many of us deal with on a daily basis. In the new book Scrap Everything by Leslie Gould, you get to enter the lives of two women who are learning just what it means to be a true friend and learn about trusting that things will work out just as they should. The book opens with Elsie, a military wife, and her family moving to a small town. She does not want to be there, especially after … Continue reading

Book Review: Beyond the Blue

“Beyond the Blue”, a novel by Leslie Gould Normally, we review non-fiction books on this blog, but today I wanted to make an exception. This novel was recommended to me by another adoptive mother and after reading it, I wanted to share it with you. Beyond the Blue is the story of two women. The first is an American woman named Gen who longs for a child, but is unable to conceive. The second is a poor, unwed Vietnamese woman named Lan, who comes to the terrible realization that she cannot care for her children. The unique thing about this … Continue reading