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Book Review: The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron

Book Review: The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron

Kristy Cambron’s latest novel is a beautiful tale of love, family, and France. It is set in three time periods: The French Revolution, World War II, and Present Day. These stories are woven together in a lovely, emotion-filled tale. This post contains affiliate links, see […]

Book Review: Local Artist by Paul Trembling

Book Review: Local Artist by Paul Trembling

Trembling’s book is an exciting mystery set in the U.K. It’s the second book in a loosely related series that began with Local Poet, and although there are some continuing characters, you won’t feel lost if you didn’t read the first one (because I didn’t either). […]

Book Review, Blog Tour, and Giveaway! The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma

Book Review, Blog Tour, and Giveaway! The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma

Tolsma’s latest is a beautiful picture of love and heartache amidst one of the most horrific times in history. I received a complimentary review copy as part of a blog tour for this book. All opinions are honest and my own. About the Book:   […]

Top 10 Favorite Books from 2017

Top 10 Favorite Books from 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, I looked back at the books I read this year (nearly 200 of them!) in order to choose my favorites. I sorted out the books I had given 5 stars to on GoodReads, and there weren’t very many. I’m […]

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 […]