Author Archives: shellbelle82

Passing on Precious Memories

I recently received an invitation to a baby shower with the most wonderful suggestion. Instead of a card, it said, write a personal message in a children’s book.  I was thrilled when I read that.  I firmly believe that you … Continue reading

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Review: A Girl’s Best Friend

A Girl’s Best Friend by Elizabeth Young My rating: 3 of 5 stars Though A Girl’s Best Friend is far from being the best British Chick-Lit it is enjoyable. I wanted an easy, breezy read and that’s what I got. … Continue reading

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Review: Victoria

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Although Daisy Goodwin’s Victoria has been on my TBR list since I first heard about it, I ended up seeing the Masterpiece series based on (and written by the author … Continue reading

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Review: The Ice-Cream Makers

The Ice-Cream Makers by Ernest van der Kwast My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is really a 2.5 rating. I’m not sure what I expected when I signed up for an advanced copy of The Ice-Cream Makers but what … Continue reading

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Review: The Clan of the Cave Bear

The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel My rating: 3 of 5 stars The first book in Auel’s prehistoric epic is, at times, slow with plenty of exposition about the Ice Age world, Neanderthal clan life and … Continue reading

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