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Book Review: You’re Gonna Love Me by Robin Lee Hatcher

Book Review: You’re Gonna Love Me by Robin Lee Hatcher

Robin Lee Hatcher is well-known for her sweet, insightful and touching Christian romance and women’s fiction books. The first book of Robin’s that I read was The Forgiving Hour , a powerful tale about the difficulty and ultimate power of forgiveness. From that moment forward, I became […]

How to Read More Books–Tips to Fit More Reading Into Your Life

How to Read More Books–Tips to Fit More Reading Into Your Life

One question I get asked fairly frequently is–“How do you read so much? I want to read more, but I can’t seem to fit it into my schedule!” Here are some tips that help me to read (and enjoy!) over 200 books each year, and […]

Cozy Up with these Christmas-Themed Books

Cozy Up with these Christmas-Themed Books

With November comes rain and wind in the Pacific Northwest. The leaves turn colors and thoughts turn to planning for the holidays. One of the most fun things I do in order to get myself and my attitude ready for the Christmas season is to […]

The Wife Between Us Psychological Suspense Book Review and Blog Tour+ Giveaway!

The Wife Between Us Psychological Suspense Book Review and Blog Tour+ Giveaway!

The Wife Between Us is a psychological suspense novel written by Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendrickson. It’s full of some delicious twists that will keep you intrigued and turning pages quickly to find out what is really going on. This novel has everything I love […]

Fort Vancouver Library Foundation Authors and Illustrators Fundraiser featuring Rebecca Skloot

Fort Vancouver Library Foundation Authors and Illustrators Fundraiser featuring Rebecca Skloot

Every year, the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation has an Authors and Illustrators Dinner and Auction fundraiser in order to raise money to support the library system. This is the second time I have been fortunate enough to attend the dinner, sitting at the table […]

Book Review: Guilty Blood by Rick Acker

Book Review: Guilty Blood by Rick Acker

Rick Acker’s latest novel is a non-stop thrill ride with fascinating scientific details that will please even the most astute readers looking for an enthralling read. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure for more details. About the Book: Jessica Ames’ college-aged son Brandon has […]

Book Review and Spotlight: Alone by Cyn Balog + GIVEAWAY

Book Review and Spotlight: Alone by Cyn Balog + GIVEAWAY

When her mom inherits an old, crumbling mansion, Seda’s almost excited to spend the summer there. The grounds are beautiful and it’s fun to explore the sprawling house with its creepy rooms and secret passages. Except now her mom wants to renovate, rather than sell […]

Book Review: The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

Book Review: The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

Sarah Monzon’s latest tale is a contemporary look at a Christian living in a Muslim country. It’s filled with adventure, romance, and moving spiritual content that will touch the hearts of readers. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure for more details About the Book: […]

Book Review: The Last Day of Emily Lindsey by Nic Joseph + GIVEAWAY!

Book Review: The Last Day of Emily Lindsey by Nic Joseph + GIVEAWAY!

Nic Joseph’s psychological suspense novel is filled with some twists that you will not see coming. Once I picked this book up and started reading, my life pretty much came to a standstill until I finished because I was completely absorbed in the story and […]

Book Review: Secrets and Undercut from the Kill Zone Collection

Book Review: Secrets and Undercut from the Kill Zone Collection

I recently had the opportunity to read two suspense novellas from the Kill Zone:Ten Deadly Thrillers collection boxed set, which is filled with 10 short stories from Christian authors known for their mystery and suspense tales. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure statement for […]