Freedom’s Light

Freedom’s Light by Colleen Coble is one of the latest books I’ve received from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild.  I haven’t been a huge fan of Coble’s in the past, but I enjoyed this novel.  I love historical novels and have read several centered around lighthouses, so this fell within my sweet spot […]

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Searching for You

Searching for You by Jody Hedlund is the third book in Hedlund’s “Orphan Train” series.  In this series, Hedlund takes an interesting perspective on this historical phenomena, following the perspectives of three German immigrant sisters and how their lives in America were all touched by the orphan trains of the Children’s Aid Society.

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Devotional Journaling

I’ve always been one to write in a journal–my oldest journal dates back to when I was seven years old and just starting to write.  I’m a fairly organized person, so each journal sort of has a different purpose–one for writing events and hopes and how I feel in, and one for prayers and church […]

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White as Silence, Red as Song

White as Silence, Red as Song This is another recent release that I received from Thomas Nelson and Zondervan’s Fiction Guild.  It was compared to John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, and I could see the similarities.

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Auschwitz Lullaby

Okay, wow, guys–this book hit me hard.  I know book reviews aren’t the favorite thing I post, but I’m so passionate about reading that I just can’t not post them, and this book in particular really impacted me lately.

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Ellie Claire Journals

I was recently invited to a campaign to review three beautiful hand-lettering/coloring/ journals.  Each of these three journals are unique and focus on different creative aspects.  One is geared more specifically towards hand lettering, another towards illuminated letters, and one towards adult coloring with intricate designs reminiscent of stained-glass windows.  In each, there is room […]

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On Magnolia Lane

On Magnolia Lane by Denise Hunter is the third book in the Blue Ridge Romance series, published by Thomas Nelson. This third installment in the series follows the story of Pastor Jack and Daisy Pendleton, owner of a local flower shop.  We’ve been introduced to both of them throughout the first two novels in this […]

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I Declare War

I Declare War: Four Keys to Winning the Battle with Yourself by Levi Lusko Wow, wow, wow. I can’t even begin to explain this book.  It’s complex, it’s simple, it’s humorous, it’s serious.  It’s raw and real and honest.  Levi strips away the masks we like to hide behind, and gets down to business.  I smiled […]

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