How I Really Feel about Fiction
Fiction is NOT my first choice when I have a moment to read. Maybe the four years studying for my English degree are to blame; or maybe too many Harlequin Romances during my young adulthood soured my taste for fiction. Yet ... every now and then I am presented an opportunity to peer back into the world of romantic fiction to test if this disdain will has become a permanent state of mind.
This month, Carolyn Astfalk reached out to share her newest romance novel - Ornamental Graces. This is my second experience with Carolyn's beautiful writing - and I can say she is definitely challenging me to keep away from the genre. Plus I am a serious sucker for Christmas Romance ...
5 Reasons I Would Read Fiction
Usually during Advent and Christmas my only fictional romance comes from my addiction to the Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas. Carolyn's new book, Ornamental Graces, possessed 5 of my most sought hallmarks to good fiction:
Click HERE to read the first 2 chapters and see for yourself how wonderful Ornamental Graces truly is!
is a Catholic speaker, blogger, podcaster and writer. She believes that the Grace of God received through Prayer, Sacrament, and Scripture is the easiest and best way to grow in our faith.
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