Season of Hope Now Available!

SEASON OF HOPE Now Available! When I chose the title for this book months ago, I never would have imagined how fitting it would be for the year. I’ve survived cancer and covid, my husband’s Alzheimer’s has stabilized, and we’re (mostly) settled in our new home of five months. It’s been a tough year, but Read More

Season of Hope Cover Reveal + Pre-Order!

My sixth and final Potter’s House Book is now up for 99¢ pre-order! Check out this beautiful cover created by fellow author, Marion Ueckermann. The full paperback cover is just as beautiful. Click >Here< for a fun puzzle that will reveal the entire cover! About SEASON OF HOPE ~ When a shocking revelation shatters her Read More

A Tribute to Mom

Tribute to Mom I’ll never know how she did it. My mom, born and raised a city girl with dreams of seeing the world, sacrificed that dream to become a farmer’s wife. And then together they raised seven children. While raising those children, she also … made three full meals per day (we’re talking eggs, Read More

Give Thanks in ALL Things

So far it’s been a tough holiday season. My mom’s been ill for a few years, yet her decline has been very gradual until this past month when it’s worsened like a snowball rolling downhill. Every day she seems to grows weaker, less coherent. Needless to say, it’s not easy to be thankful right now. Yet, 1 Thessalonians Read More

Starting With a Blank Canvas

–I interrupt Book Talk Tuesday to talk painting–although, if you think about it, painting and writing novels are very similar. Both start with a blank canvas and end up telling a unique story!– Last Friday my lovely daughter and I had a fantastic evening out at Wine and Canvas. It’s a brilliant business that makes artists Read More

CIR March Madness Blog Hop!

Welcome to Brenda Anderson Books and the Clean Indie Reads March Madness Blog Hop! What a fun opportunity for readers to discover new favorite authors, with around 40 participants in this hop! Plus, you have a chance to win the March Madness Book Bundle Grand Prize (see book prizes >here<) with each participating blogger giving away Read More

So Long Supermom

It’s no secret that I love superhero movies. I’ve become a Marvel fanatic (thanks to my family) and my favorite Disney / Pixar movie is The Incredibles. But, if you look closely at superheroes, none are great at everything, and they all have their kryptonite. They’re also strongest when they don’t go it alone. Consider Read More