"NovaStar" Reviewer: Lee Ambrose
I am passionate about words! I enjoy reviewing books for the SCN Book Review Site almost as much as I enjoy reading the reviews posted by my sister reviewers. Reading and writing are such an important part of my life that I cannot imagine a day without actively reading or writing—or both! When I am not immersed in "word-working" I am either working as a hospice RN, serving as a Certified Lay Minister for the United Methodist Church, pursuing the "next step" in my path to licensed ministry, working on a personal book project, knitting, quilting, or enjoying the many gifts of Mother Nature. I have been an active member of Story Circle Network since 2000. Currently, I write poetry for e-circle #4, author the weekly "Women's Wise Words: A Week's Worth of Writing Prompts," serve as a juror for the SCN Sarton Awards, and have served as the President of the Internet Chapter 2004-2017.
Lee Ambrose specializes in reviewing Historical Fiction.
Adams, Cate & Carole Milks Turner, editors.
Fireflies at Twilight: Letters from Pat Adams
The Playful Way to Knowing Yourself
A Walk On The Beach
Second Journey: The Road Back to Yourself
Little Woman in Blue: A Novel of May Alcott
For My Next Act: Women Scripting Life After Fifty
An Appetite for Violets
Bobo's Daughter: One Woman's Journey to Find Hope, Healing, and the Father behind the Face Paint
Shadows in My House of Sunshine
The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, From Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder
Borysenko, Joan Z., Ph.D.
Inner Peace for Busy Women: Balancing Work, Family, and Your Inner Life
Buley, Karen, RN, BSN.
Nurses on the Run: Why They Come, Why They Stay
Swim to Me
Clark, Mindy Starns & Georgia Varozza.
Simple Joys of the Amish Life
The Heart's Gift
de Moor, Margriet.
The Kreutzer Sonata
The Madhatter's Guide to Chocolate
Pitching My Tent: On Marriage, Motherhood, Friendship, and Other Leaps of Faith
The Red Tent
Donnell, Ernestine Sisk.
Grandmother Said: A Memoir
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
Eakes, Laurie Alice.
When the Snow Flies
Elinwood, Ellae & Mary Lanier.
Earth is Your Sweet Spot: A Woman's Guide to Living Beautifully
Estess, Jenifer, as told to Valerie Estess.
Tales From The Bed: On Living, Dying, and Having it All
The Song of Hannah
Fisher, Peggy M.
Search Lights for My Soul
Fugazi, Sally & Debbie Harwell.
Candles in the Darkness: A True Story of Faith, Hope & Friendship
Funk, Lois J.
Snaps, Scraps & Snippets of the Past & Present
The Mother Who Stayed
84, Charing Cross Road
Letters from Afghanistan
Hansen, Evie & Cindy Snyder, MPH, RD.
Seafood Twice a Week
Harris, Lisa Ohlen.
The Fifth Season: A Daughter-in-Law's Memoir of Caregiving
The Mother Knot
Comfort: A Journey Through Grief
Jacobson-Levy, Mindy and Maureen Foy-Tornay.
Finding Your Voice through Creativity: The Art and Journaling Workbook for Disordered Eating
She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems
The Weekend Marriage: Abundant Love in a Time Starved World
Lose Your Mind, Open Your Heart
WriterSpeaker.com: Internet Research and Marketing for Writers and Speakers
Liss, Miriam and Holly H. Schiffrin.
Balancing the Big Stuff
The Renaissance Soul: Life Design for People with Too Many Passions to Pick Just One
Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy
Serving Crazy With Curry
Not in the Pink
McKissock, Nina Angela.
From Sun to Sun: A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying
Miller, Brenda Rhodes.
The Laying on of Hands
The Birdhouse Chronicles: Surviving the Joys of Country Life
The Blessings of a Skinned Knee
Moss, Barbara R.
Change Me Into Zeus's Daughter
Moss, Barbara R.
The Last Beach Bungalow
The Night Bookmobile
On The Nature of Food: How Mankind Found Food, Tamed It, and Created Cuisines
The Taste Makers: How New World Foods Came to Old World Kitchens
Dragon Fire: Ocean Mist
Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
Paul, Diana Y.
Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment and Reason
More Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment and Reason
The Book of Us: A Guide to Scrapbooking About Relationships
Pickett, F. Diane.
Never Isn't Long Enough
Pitts, Yvonne K.
Only On Loan: Notes From a Journal Edged in Black
Purroy, Carol Petersen.
Your Life Oughta Be a Book
What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship and Love
The Pager Chronicles, Volume Two
Tales From the Pager Chronicles
Rock Your World with the Divine Mother: Bringing the Sacred Power of the Divine Mother into Our Lives
Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table
A Single Square Picture: A Korean Adoptee's Search for Her Roots
Schenck, Deborah, text by Lauri Berkenkamp.
Fern House: A Year in an Artist's Garden
Blue Hydrangeas: An Alzheimer's Love Story
Scott, Kathryn Leigh.
Last Dance at the Savoy: Life, Love and Caring for Someone with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Walking on Alligators: A Book of Meditations for Writers
The New Parcival
Snyderman, Nancy L.
Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from Life
Stanczak, Sherri A.
From the Heart of a Mother
Taylor, Kristin Clark.
The Forever Box
Walking in Grace with Grief: Meditations for Healing After Loss
Thinking About Memoir: Through the Side Door
For The Children
In a Soldier's Arms
Trenshaw, Cynthia. interview
Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society's Invisible People
Don't Sing at the Table: Lessons I Learned from My Grandmothers
The Holy Man
The Jungle Law
Walling, Ann Boult.
Sunday Dinner: Coming of Age in the Segregated South
Webber, Pam. interview
Whitehouse, E.J. "Samadhi".
Circles in the Sand
Wooldridge, Susan G.
Foolsgold: Making Something From Nothing and Freeing Your Creative Process
Yen Mah, Adeline.
Watching the Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Tradition, and Spiritual Wisdom
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