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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Sons of Blackbird Mountain

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.

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A Worthy Rebel

A Worthy Rebel is the fifth installment in Jody Hedlund’s young adult medieval romance series (whew!).  A Worthy Rebel centers on the story of Olivia’s younger sister, Lady Isabelle, who is being forced into an arranged marriage to save the people of her village.  When she realizes what a cruel man she is being forced to […]

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Guest Post: Bo Burnette

Today’s post is from another friend of mine! I’m kind of turning Thursdays into guest post days, if you haven’t noticed from the past couple of weeks! If you missed any, you can check out the previous guest posts here, here, and here.

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Echoes

Over the past several years, I’ve been struck by this theme of echoes.  Echoes of what God has been saying repeating themselves, echoes of the effects of my actions, and lately, echoes of my faithfulness to obey.

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Infected

As the flu season has ravaged its way across the United States, I’ve noticed a pattern.  People become “infected” with the flu, and it starts small–maybe a headache or sniffly nose.  Gradually it becomes worse, but they continue on with their normal routines until all at once, they are completely taken down by the flu […]

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Thank You: A Letter to My Mentor

I learned so much from you in so little time, and I don’t know that you were even actively teaching.  You were living your faith and any teaching of it was a bonus.  I caught it instead of being taught it.  That’s the kind of life I aspire to live: one so full of faith […]

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The Crooked Path

The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert is the sequel to Child of the River, both of which are published by Thomas Nelson and set in South Africa during the mid-1900s. This was such a beautiful book! Joubert takes us on a heartfelt, emotional journey through the lives of a group of friends growing up in South […]

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