Book Reviews

You make me blush.  However, I must admit , I love to hear that you love the book.
Thank you all for taking the time to tell me!


I started to read the book at 11:00 p.m. and intended to read the first chapter before going to sleep.  At 4:00 a.m. I put the book down when I’d read the last page.  I couldn’t stop.  Elaine Owens,  Editor, Fannin Sentential, Blue Ridge, GA 

I just finished my second reading of That End of Lilac Lane, and I loved it again.  Your descriptions are amazing.  This time I read it slowly and took in your wonderful way with words.    Barbara Smith, Winter Haven, FL

“This book is theater for the mind.”  Jeannette Clift George, star of The Hiding Place in the role of Corrie Ten Boom

Can’t wait for the sequel!  Sarah Emily and Timothy have captured my heart.   Sabrina Kingly, Cleveland, TN

“Inspiring story – Must Read!  A great book for anyone! This is a wonderful story that will help you discover who you are. The story is so descriptive it was difficult to put it down before the end. It will keep you on the edge of your seat. We simply must have a sequel! The book will make a great gift for anyone.”                               Sheila Waters, Lakeland, FL 

“I read the book and could not put it down. I recommend it for all teenage girls and women.”   Kayla Darvy, Detroit MI

That End of Lilac Lane is one of those books that once you start it, you can’t put it down.  The story moves along, and Sharon’s use of language causes your imagination to soar as you can “see” the characters and their story.   Loved it!   Laura Sommers, Spartanburg, SC

“Sharon’s book reads like you are sitting in a theater.  She has amazing insight into emotion and language.  She understands suffering and celebration that will touch your soul.  Watch for the phrase ‘circle of love,’ as it will not be as you think.”   Brenda Conrad, Winter Haven, FL

“After reading the book, I immediately said, ‘Where’s the sequel?’  I read the book a second time just to savor the beauty of the story and immerse myself in the clear, concise images.”  Rev. Dr. Betty Harrison, Episcopal Minister, Retired Professor

“In her book, That End of Lilac Lane, Sharon Schuller Kiser captures her vivid imagination and creative abilities as she aptly details each scene, bringing this intriguing and captivating plot to life before your very eyes.  The humor coupled with suspense makes it irresistible.  This is a work of art.”  Joyce M. Tanner, Women’s Ministries Director

“I received this book as a gift after I attended a holiday gala where the author of this book, Sharon, was the keynote speaker. I read the first chapter late that evening. Three days later, I had read the entire book. It was AWESOME!! My schedule is very busy with a family of six, working and trying to keep up with everything. You have to get this book it is a must read.”   Carol Waters, Concord, North Carolina

“Sharon Schuller Kiser’s great attention to detail gives a glimpse into the desperate search we all have for our identity.”  Jamie Brown, Freelance Columnist, The Ledger, a subsidiary of The New York Times

“Everyone of us knows where THAT END of Lilac Lane is in our own town. The book is a prayerful reminder to look at people and ourselves the way God looks at us.  Thank You Sharon for creating such innocent characters that tugged at this mothers heart.”  Lynda Acers, Atlanta, GA

“What a beautifully inspiring book! The author’s descriptive insight makes the reader feel as though the characters are people we know personally. Every church library should have a copy of this book.”  India Hamner, Charlottesville, Virginia

“Powerful… A must read for all women. A self-help book disguised in a beautiful story.  Waiting on the sequel.”  Susan Casey, Orlando, FL

“Absolutely excellent!  I’m not one to read a lot of contemporary books. I’m more into the classics myself. But as soon as I started this book, I was enthralled. I couldn’t put it down and had to find out how it ended. I definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading. An excellent, uplifting story!”   Elizabeth Newcome, Jacksonville, FL

My friend attended a conference where Sharon was the speaker and bought Sharon’s book, That End of Lilac Lane as a birthday gift for me.  It was the best gift ever!  I love to read, and this was a winner!  The characters are so vivid.  The language is superb.  The plot keeps you riveted.  I’m waiting for the sequel.   Ann Chambers, Oakland, IL






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