Love’s Awakening

  Love’s Awakening” by Laura Frantz is the second book in “The Ballantyne Legacy” series, the first being entitled “Love’s Reckoning”, and the next one which is to be released in September of 2014, is “Love’s Fortune”.  “Love’s Awakening” was published by Revell on September 15, 2013.   One thing that I have noticed in the […]

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Thrive

“Thrive: Student Edition by Mark Hall of Casting Crowns”   “Thrive” is a new devotional inspired by Casting Crowns’ latest album and its title song.  This book was published on August 5, 2014 by Zondervan. This devotional explores the idea of what life could be like if Christians did not just “survive” until the next ________ […]

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With Every Breath

  “With Every Breath” by Elizabeth Camden is one of my top three favorite authors newest stand alone novel.  It will be released on July 29, 2014, by Bethany House publishers.   All during high school, Kate Livingston had battled Trevor McDonough.  English, math, science, and even just racing to set places such as a staircase, […]

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When I Fall in Love

    “When I Fall in Love” by Susan May Warren is the third book in the “Christiansen Family” series, the first being “Take a Chance on Me”, and the second “It Had to be You”.  All were published by Tyndale House publishers; “When I Fall in Love” was published on June 20, 2014. Grace […]

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The Invention of Sarah Cummings

  “Invention of Sarah Cummings” by Olivia Newport is the third book in the “Avenue of Dreams” trilogy, the first being “The Pursuit of Lucy Banning”, and the second being “The Dilemma of Charlotte Farrow”.  These books are published by Revell, a division of Baker publishing group.   Sarah Cummings is tired of not being […]

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Four Weddings and A Kiss

    “Four Weddings and A Kiss” is a collection of four novellas by Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, Mary Connealy, and Robin Lee Hatcher.  This western story collection was published by Thomas Nelson on June 10, 2014.   The collection begins with “Spitfire Sweetheart” by Mary Connealy.  In this novella, neighbors Maizy MacGregor and Rylan […]

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My God is Enough for Me

My God is Enough for Me   Recently I was challenged by a blog article about whether God is honestly enough for me.  If I went through the fire, would I be burned? Would the flames consume me? Where would my hope be?   I went to the Bible and searched.  I wanted to know, to personalize, […]

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Full Steam Ahead

    “Full Steam Ahead” by Karen Witemeyer is a standalone book published on June 3, 2014 by Bethany House.   Nicole Renard is the unmarried daughter of a wealthy member of the shipping business.  Her father is shipping rivals with the Jenkins family, who want the heirloom Lafitte dagger from the Renards.  Nicole must marry […]

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Stuck Together

  “Stuck Together” is the third and final book in the “Trouble in Texas” series by Mary Connealy and published by Bethany House.  It was released on June 3, 2014.  The first two books in the series are “Swept Away” and “Fired Up“.   This book picks up where the other two left off, so […]

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