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.
Murder at the Flamingo is Rachel McMillan’s debut novel, so congratulations to her! The Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild sent me this title recently and the cover immediately caught my eye. It’s cute and quirky this cover is while still portraying that it’s a murder mystery set during the 1930s! It’s one that definitely piques your interest and makes you want to learn more about it.
Fawkes by Nadine Brandes is another book I recently received from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild. My friend was over when I got it in the mail and he was interested in it, so I gave it to him to read, and if he finishes it sometime soon I’ll add his thoughts into this post. Meanwhile, here’s what the description of the book on Amazon says:
Sons of Blackbird Mountain by Joanne Bischof is the latest book I’ve received from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild. They have been sending me several books recently, so the next couple of Wednesdays will be highlighting Fiction Guild releases.
The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron was not what I had expected when I started it, but it was wonderful. I had not looked into what the story was about, or even read the back of the cover, so I did not realize that it was a split-time story. Now, if you’ve followed me for a little while you may know that I am NOT a fan of multiple time periods in one book. I think they’re confusing and jump around too much, not giving you adequate time to get to know the characters in each time period. So I groaned aloud when I caught on that this book didn’t just have two different time periods to keep up with, it had three.
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