Solomon's Oak is the story of a mourning, widowed woman named Glory, a broken, abandoned young girl, Juniper, and a physically broken man named Joseph. These three people learn to open their hearts in a new way to each other in this touching story.
This is the first novel that I have read of Mapsons and she did not disappoint. The characters are well developed, the setting was so real that I felt that I was apart of the book. A great read.
This Christmas, Mrs. Miracle is working in the toy department at Finley's. Her boss is none other than Jake Finley, the owner's son. For Jake, holiday memories were destroyed in a Christmas Eve tragedy years before. Holly Larson needs a miracle, too. She wants to give her eight-year-old nephew, Gabe, the holiday he deserves. Holly's widowed brother is in the army and won't be home for Christmas, but at least she can get Gabe that toy robot from Finley's that he desperately wants, if she can figure out a way to afford it. Fortunately, it's Mrs. Miracle to the rescue. Next to making children happy, she likes nothing better than helping others and that includes doing a bit of matchmaking!
With both his parents being lawyers it is no wonder Theo is attracted to the court room. When a high profile murder comes to town Theo is beyond excited. However, Theo finds out important information that could change the outcome of the case. Should he tell the judge or stay out of the way?
When their aunt dies, siblings Amy and Dan Cahill enter into a race against other family members to find the 39 clues to the family fortune. Each team sabotages the others to make sure they are the winners of this fantastic race. Follow them as they discover the clues and the race against time. This book leaves you wanting to read the entire series!
Bink and Gollie, two little girls — one tiny, one tall, and both are totally uncontrollable. They live in a super-deluxe tree house. The problem they have is their unwillingness to compromise. They share three adventures involving very bright socks which offend Bink, an impromptu hike to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion. No matter where their roller skates take them, at the end of the day they will always be the very best of friends. All three stories are written in short sentences and the illustrations are mostly black and white, except color is used for the two characters.
Dewey is a cat who is found in the library book drop one freezing December morning. The librarians decide to take him in and keep him as the library’s ‘mascot’. Throughout the book Vicki, the librarian, tells us little stories about Dewey’s likes, dislikes, and pastimes. This is a unique true story that has you falling in love with Dewey from the first page!
Beezus has her hands full when she is taking care of her younger sister Ramona. Ramona wants to be a good sister and love Beezus no matter what but it is hard to do when Beezus is constantly getting into everything....including her birthday cake, twice! See what Ramona gets into and how Beezus deals with it.
As soon as Bryce moved in next door, Juli was in love. She made it her mission from second grade to seventh grade to date him. After letting Juli down one too many times, Juli looses all interest in him. Once this happens Bryce can't seem to keep his eyes off of her. Find out how their relationship suddenly flipped!