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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 […]

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: 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: 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 […]

Book Review: If We Make It Home by Christina Suzann Nelson

Book Review: If We Make It Home by Christina Suzann Nelson

Take a journey to the wilds of Oregon in this unpredictable,  tumultuous, yet hope-filled novel by debut author Christina Suzann Nelson. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure for more details. About the Book: Four friends lived in the same residence at the University of […]

Book Review: Magnolia Storms by Janet Ferguson + GIVEAWAY!

Book Review: Magnolia Storms by Janet Ferguson + GIVEAWAY!

Magnolia Storms is a very timely book for this year–partly set in the midst of a hurricane, it also deals with the lingering emotional and physical scars from Hurricane Katrina. The author has kindly offered up a paperback copy of this novel for me to […]

Book Review (and a bonus recipe for Apple Cider Doughnut Bread): Hometown Girl by Courtney Walsh

Book Review (and a bonus recipe for Apple Cider Doughnut Bread): Hometown Girl by Courtney Walsh

Courtney Walsh’s latest book is a sweet tale about second chances and finding out and following your true dreams in life. This novel had me longing for fall and a bite of a delicious apple cider doughnut! This post contains affiliate links, please see disclosure […]

Book Review–12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

Book Review–12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

If you enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit by reading holiday themed books, 12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep, the first book in the Once Upon a Dickens Christmas series, will fit the bill with its combination of mystery and Victorian-era holiday setting. […]

2017 Carol Awards Results from ACFW Conference

2017 Carol Awards Results from ACFW Conference

I just returned from a whirlwind of meetings and classes and hanging out with friends both old and new in the Christian publishing industry at the American Christian Fiction Writers annual conference. Here is the press release about the ceremony and the award recipients. This […]

Book Review: Hold the Light by April McGowan

Book Review: Hold the Light by April McGowan

Amber discovers she has a progressive form of macular degeneration that will cause her to go blind rather rapidly. In this recent Christian fiction book release, April McGowan takes readers on a journey with Amber through the massive changes she is experiencing, as well as […]