Month: January 2022

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Christmas #Romance – Love Me by Jacquie Biggar

I stumbled upon this lovely review from Sally Cronin on my holiday story, Love, Me. Thank you, Sally, this book is based on a sweet, brave little girl on Instagram who is fighting Cancer after being diagnosed last year.
She’s an inspiration with her joy of life and unwavering spirit ❤

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I caught up over Christmas with some reading and selected books that were likely to be heartwarming and in the festive spirit.. and Love Me by Jacquie Biggarticked all the boxes.

About the book

Will a Christmas wish bring two lonely hearts together and give a little girl the family she’s always wanted?

Single parent, Grace Donovan arrives in the small town of Emerson with the hope a trial program at the local cancer clinic will be the answer to prolonging her young daughter’s life. She doesn’t expect to fall for her handsome boss.

As principal of Emerson Elementary, Kyle Roberts is aware of the students’ medical issues and his heart goes out to little Cassie Donovan and her mother. When he learns Grace needs a job, he fabricates a childcare program, and is pleasantly surprised by its success. Now, if only he could help Cassie’s recovery and get…

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The Invasion, a poem

Love this smart, funny poem by Robbie Cheadle- a must read!

Robbie's inspiration

Diana from Myths of the Mirror blog has a writing challenge underway. You can find it here:

Poets and writers are challenged to write a poem or story about their TBR. I have used poetic license and written a poem about how my TBR came into existence.

The Invasion by Robbie Cheadle

A loud aggressive ring

brought me fast to the door

I opened it innocently

not knowing the score


A long line of books

stood like soldiers of yore

each flashing it’s title

like a banner of war


“We’re looking for sanctuary”

declared Orwell, leader of all

“You’re a lover of books

so we’re paying you a call.”


“But I’ve simply no room”

I replied with a gasp

“We’ll make a plan, dear”

And they quickly marched past.


Up the corridor they tramped

Into my library, so full

“Wake up and make room”

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Smorgasbord Weekly Blogger January 9th 2022 – Funnies, Story Reading Ape, Moon Blessings Colleen Chesebro, #Mercury D.G. Kaye, #Bookreviews Jacquie Biggar, #Shrimp New Vintage Kitchen, #Customerservice John Howell.

Sally Cronin lists a busy recap of blogger post from last week. Check out these interesting posts!

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A small selection of posts I have enjoyed in the last week or so and I hope you will head over to enjoy in full.. thanks Sally.

The first post is from The Story Reading Ape and are funnies posted on New Year’s Day.. a great way to start the year.. and you can find more laughter each Monday on Chris’s blog.

Head over to enjoy all the funnies: The Story Reading Ape New Year’s Day Funnies

The next post is from Colleen Chesebrowith some magic to begin the year with. The moon is a powerful force on the earth and the ebb and flow of water and life….

New Moon Blessings – Spell for Abundance 1/2/2022 

The January 2022 New Moon is today, January 2nd!

There are so many versions of the New Moon Blessings Abundance spell that no one knows who came up with the idea…

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My Holiday #Reading List- #Books to Warm Your Heart on a Cold Winter’s Night #BookReviews @dlfinnauthor @Marsharwest @sgc58 @Sandra_Cox

How was your holiday? We got snow for Christmas! Best gift ever; my daughter graduated from university with a Masters in Marine Science! Her dad and I are so very … Continue reading My Holiday #Reading List- #Books to Warm Your Heart on a Cold Winter’s Night #BookReviews @dlfinnauthor @Marsharwest @sgc58 @Sandra_Cox