The Day My Fart Followed Santa Up The Chimney By Ben Johnson & Sam Lawrence




Authors Ben Johnson and Sam Lawrence
The Day My Fart Followed Santa Up The Chimney, Cover












Geared towards young children, The Day My Fart Followed Santa Up The Chimney would entertain the young mind.  Timmy is looking forward to snow and having fun on his new snow sled.  Little Fart has never been on a sled, and this is an adventure for both.

After a day on the hills, Christmas Eve and Santa await.  As a result, Little Fart waits excitedly for Santa.  He just has to get up and met Santa.  Santa needs help delivering gifts through the small chimney at a little girls house and ask Little Fart to help him.  With laughter and fun, Santa and Little Fart deliver Christmas.

Young children will love the story of Santa and Little Fart.  Easy to understand and with colorful pictures, the child’s interest will be peaked.  The story flows smoothly and precisely.  Just the right length, the child will


Gabe’s Pledge By Linda Hubalek


Grooms with Honor Book 3

Gabe's Pledge
Gabe’s Pledge










Gabe’s Pledge is the story of Iva Mae Paulson and Gabriel Shepard.  Iva has loved Gabe for years; she’s waited for him to propose.  On New Years Eve 1886, Iva announces she will sign up with a mail order bride agency;  for she intends to be a bride in 1887.  She loves teaching in Clear Creek, but wants a family and home of her own.  Hoping to push Gabe into proposing, will her plan backfire?

Gabe Shepard, shy and prodding, just can’t bring himself to propose to Iva.  After she kisses him on New Year Eve, he felt a wonderful tinge.  But can he overcome his issues to make her his wife?  Hubalek takes readers back to small town Clear Creek.  Filled with laughter, family help or was it hindrance, a strong woman, and maybe a groom of honor, Hubalek takes us on another wonderful journey in the West.


Welcome back to Clear Creek, Kansas and the people we have come to know and love;  Pastor and Kaitlyn Reagan, their six sons, the Paulson’s, Shepard’s, and all the other wonderful residents of Clear Creek.  A small town, close-knit, ready to help each other in any way they can, and where faith in God’s the backbone of the community.  Linda Hubalek skillfully filled Clear Creek with a variety of characters with different personalities and dreams. I love this series; Hubalek included characters from earlier books, allowing her readers to catch up with their lives.  I am always impatient for the next book in this series; wondering who’s the next couple united in love and faith.


The Grumpface By B.C.R. Fegan


Daniela Frongia (Illustrator)

The Grumpface
The Grumpface










In The Grumpface, B. C. R. Fegan author and Daniela Frongia illustrator, crafted an entertaining book for any child.  With a premise easy to follow, the child will giggle and wiggle as they listen to this fun filled book.

A grumpy man became grumpy with a wizard.  The wizard changed him into Grumpface and placed him deep in the dark forest.  Grumpface would have to laugh before he would change back to a man.  He devised a game for the people who wandered into the forest.  They had to complete three task or stay in the forest.  Dan wanted to find a rose for the flower vender, Bella, who he loved.  Going into the forest, he meets Grumpface and laughter follows as Dan tried to complete the three task.

I love rhyming poems and stories; I am sure any child would love to have this book.  The rhyming will catch the adult or child’s attention immediately.  Children will find the rhyming easy to remember and follow.  All children love to have someone read to them; this book is perfect for any time of day as you set with your child.

With illustrations, detailed and colorful, children will love looking at the pages in The Grumpface.  I do not think they will be frighten as Grumpface resembles an old grumpy green leprechaun.  With help from the reader/adult, children will understand laughter can change a person’s attitude and outlook;  the reader/adult should explain Grumpface becomes a different person after seeing Dan’s funny attempts to complete the three task.  The reader/adult can also impress upon the child how the man became Grumpface; an excellent teaching tool.  An adult could sit with the child who’s reading age and explain the concepts of the book.


Trumped! Beyond Politically Correct by Peter Davidson



Trumped Beyond Politically Correct










Trumped! Beyond Politically Correct, is satire at its best.  Irreverent, satirical, sassy, and sometimes just down right mean.  Get ready to laugh, hoot, and holler.  Yes, it is that funny.

How many times have you bitten your tongue as someone gave you a gift fit for the garbage pile, or said something totally inappropriate?  Have you thought to your self, “I wish I had the nerve to tell them what I really think”?  Then, this book is for you.

Some of the high-lights are:  Grandpa’s Marital Advice, Like My Haircut, Jesus and Sinner, The Confession 1 and 2, This Round’s On me.

There are many more hilarious moments waiting for you in Trumped!   I could not pick out my favorite


Bite Somebody By Sara Dobie Bauer




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Bite Somebody, Cover



Bite Somebody, a wonderfully funny paranormal vampire novel, will entertain the reader from the first page to the last.  Get ready to laugh.  Celia is a riot a minute and Woodsy BO Guy is just plain wonderful.



In paranormal novel Bite Somebody, author Sara Dobie Bauer has created a vampire novel which is funny, witty, and just good entertainment.  Celia Merkin is a newbie.  A vampire newbie that is!  She sees herself as wimpy, lumpy, fat, and far from irresistible.  After her creator ask her if she wanted “to be perfect”, Celia woke up alone, a new vampire, unable to bite anyone for food, and she certainly was not perfect.  In fact, she was her same insecure old self, lumps and all.  She has a psychiatrist who does not understand her, a new friend, Imogene, who is crazy, and a new neighbor, Ian, that makes her motor run.  Her new crazy friend, Imogene, tells her to just bite somebody.  Celia wants her first time special, not just a bite for the bites sake.

Is the woodsy bo guy next door the answer to Celia’s problem?  Will Celia ever realize her insecurities are


Fairytale Beginnings by Holly Martin

This is a feel good book from the first page to the last.


Author Holly Martin without a doubt knows how to fill her stories full of laughter, quirky characters, ghosts, hidden treasurers, oogie monsters, curses and love.

I laughed so much during this read; Ms. Martin has a way with humor and words.


Story Line:

This is the story of Milly a woman full of life and loves all things Disney including castles, Princes, Princess, magic, and wishes. Her hair has pink ends and her shoes have sparkles.



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