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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Until I Found You

    “Until I Found You” by Victoria Bylin is published by Bethany House on April 29, 2014.  It is a stand-alone book, and my first from this author.   When Kate Darby’s grandmother Leona has a stroke, Kate drops everything to help.  She rushes out of her job in LA, taking a leave, and […]

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Somebody Like You

  “Somebody Like You” by Beth Vogt is published by Howard publishing on May 13, 2014.  It is a stand-alone novel. Haley Ames is a new widow and pregnant.  Her husband, Sam Ames, was killed in Afghanistan before she had the chance to tell him about their baby.  She grieves, and is stunned when Sam […]

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30 Days to a More Beautiful You

  Taken from Kylie Bisutti’s book “I’m No Angel”, this short daily devotional is published by Tyndale House.  It has a beautiful cover in my opinion: simple, pink, and sporty yet elegant.  It is only 65 pages, so the portions every day are small, but still they are profound and humbling.  I really like that […]

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