A Thriller For the Holidays ~The House On Foster Hill!

The House on Foster Hill is one of those books you start—intending a nice lazy read over the holidays. But once you begin? You can’t put it down! I was riveted to this story from page one all the way to the end. (And what a surprise that was!) Wow, what a mystery! Where shall…

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From Devotional: Day by Day with Charles R. Swindoll

WOUNDS AND SCARS by Charles R. Swindoll Tucked away in a quiet corner of Scripture is a verse containing much emotion: “From the city men groan, and the souls of the wounded cry out” (Job 24:12). The scene is a busy metropolis. Speed. Movement. Noise. Rows of buildings. All that is obvious, easily seen and…

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Real Short Book Review: Long Way Gone, by Charles Martin

I don’t just love Charles Martin’s stories—I LOVE his stories! Long Way Gone is one of his best. As a once Prodigal I should know. But I’ll let Charles tell you in his own words. Here is his latest email from his website, charlesmartinbooks.com. Halfway through the writing of “Long Way Gone,” I discovered I’d…

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A Dangerous Legacy: Empire State One, by Elizabeth Camden

A Dangerous Legacy is Elizabeth Camden’s first in her new historical romance series, The Empire State. As historical romance’s go, this one starts out with all the usual suspects. The poor and struggling heroine Lucy Drake and her brother are up to their ears in the alligators who are their rich and treacherous relatives. A multi-decade…

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Hinds Feet On High Places ~ An Engaging Visual Journey

Tyndale House Publishers new release of Hannah Hurnard’s, Hinds Feet on High Places, An Engaging Visual Journey, is in a word—STUNNING!   Jill DeHaan and Rachel McNaughton have taken this beautiful Christian allegory of  the journey of faith, and set it in the most exquisite settings of soft and muted watercolor illustrations. The result, is indeed,…

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A Cup of Hope: Resting in the Promise of God’s Faithfulness

A Cup of Hope by Emilie Barnes is just one of those books you stumble upon, and you suddenly know, “This one is going to change everything!” I blog about hope. I can’t breathe in this busted broken world a single moment without it—but sometimes—the candle of hope in me burns low. And, when it…

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Russia Rising: Headlines and History Collide With Prophecy

Mark Hitchcock’s new book, RUSSIA RISING: Tracking The Bear In Bible Prophecy is a book you should read. In it’s pages you will get an up close and eerie look at what the headlines are pointing us to—the new Russian Czar. Hitchcock goes on to say, “Forbes has named Vladimir Putin the world’s most powerful person…

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Freedom’s Ring

Heidi Chiavaroli’s new book FREEDOM’S RING is one of those novels you will want to read in one sitting. Alright, I confess, it took me two days to finish it but it’s hard to say what I liked best about this book. That’s because Freedom’s Ring takes so many of my favorite story elements, then serves them…

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Dark Deception: Leave The Lights On!

DARK DECEPTION had me jumping at shadows & sleeping with the lights on, yikes! Grabbing me at page one, it whisked me off to the murky world of psychotic serial killers and their equally creepy groupies. We follow our heroine Kate O’Brien to the small-town of Shelter Cove, Arkansas, where she is endeavoring to rebuild her life…

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