This week my dear friend and critique partner Stacy Simmons released her book A Journey of Hope. But, you see, Stacy celebrated her release day in heaven. It was my privilege to journey through this story with Stacy as Hope’s story sprang to life. Last July Stacy shared about a personal struggle and the first book in this series A […]
Libby lives in 1774 Colonial Williamsburg and 1914 Gilded Age New York City. When she falls asleep in one life, she wakes in the next. She’s the same person living two different lives. In Williamsburg, she is a public printer who supports the Patriot Cause. As the war draws near, she and the man she loves, Henry Montgomery, put their […]
Kathryn Walsh arrives in 1875 Calvada, a tiny mining town after being banished from her step father. She soon reopens her uncle’s newspaper and keeps finding herself in trouble. Matthias Beck, the local saloon and hotel owner, takes an interest in the outspoken lady. At first they are at odds until they keep finding themselves on the same side. Francine […]
In the Shadow of His Wings: 40 Uplifting Devotions Inspired by Birds is the perfect gift for the bird or nature lover. The devotions relate to a love for various types of birds, that go deep and leave the reader with much to ponder. Each devotion is accompanied by breath taking pictures of the variety of animals mentioned. This is […]
Laura Stiles and her sisters run away upon discovering their treacherous stepfather plans to marry each of them off to his lecherous friends. On the way, Laura befriends a mission group heading to serve in California and the sisters soon join their efforts. I’m only about halfway through The Element of Love but I’m really enjoying it and would recommend.
The Power of Aligning Your Words to God’s Will helps one to dig deeper into the word and issues they are facing in life. This book goes deep and leaves one with much food for thought. At the end are scriptures and decrees over a variety of issues such as spiritual health, emotions, finances and family to help hear God’s […]
Joshua Becket has been banished from Charleston and rebuilt a new life in Jamaica on both sides of the law. He is a sugar plantation owner as well as has a secret identity as a daredevil privateer, Captain Jay. He needs a governess for his young daughter after her mother passed. Abigail Welch accepts the governess position for a new […]
Eunice Holbrooke is taken by surprise when a man shows up at the Bleeker Street Inquiry Agency where she’s a partner. She realizes her past has caught up with her and the disguise she’s hidden under for so long may not save her. Arthur Livingston feels compelled to seek justice for the family he’s been working with. He’s left with […]
My Daily Pursuit are short devotions for each day from A.W. Tozer. These devotions leave you with a thought to ponder and end with a short hymn. I highly recommend this devotional for your daily study.
In this Regency tale, Rebecca Lane returns home to find her brother desperate to have her go to nearby Swanford Abbey and deliver his manuscript to a publisher who promises to help him get published. Rebecca soon recognizes strange things happening and then the famous author is murdered. Sir Frederick begins questioning those present, but along the way grudges and […]
Alice runs a New Orleans flower shop alongside her aunt, but can’t stop thinking of her mother who went missing during Hurricane Katrina. In a dual timeline, Clara goes behind her father’s back to work in 1861 Charleston as an abolitionist. Until things go all wrong in her work and with her plan. This book is so enthralling and interesting. […]
Inner Healing and Deliverance Handbook: Hope to Bring Your Heart Back to Life provides great insight and details on overcoming traumatic events to find inner healing. This book is rich in God’s word and promises and covers several types of trauma and abuse. I found this book to be very interesting and helpful in my own journey and would recommend.
Aggressively Happy shares how to have joy and happiness in life Joy Marie Clarkson helps us see how to find the blessings in life without sounding to sappy or pretentious. The book provides great insights, especially for someone like me who may struggle at times. I’d recommend this book.
Romancing the South contains two wonderful books by Yvonne Lehman. After Yvonne’s passing, her daughter, Lori Marett, and Eva Marie Everson labored to update these two stories while maintaining the heart of the story and the Southern Charm. In Somewhere a Rainbow Brooke faces the challenge of rebuilding her life by renting a cottage on Hilton Head Island. There she […]
In Food Triggers: Exchanging Unhealthy Patterns for God-Honoring Habits the author, Amber Lia, provides real and relatable examples of external and internal triggers which lead to unhealthy eating patterns. This book has left me saying “that’s me” and really digging deep within myself to explore my why’s. The author provides tips and suggestions on how to work through and overcome […]
He Loves You So, Falling Deeper into God’s Heart: A 366-Day Devotional is a wonderful devotional to remind us of God’s love. The devotions are short with a scripture verse, prayer, and declaration. These devotions are easy to read and only take a minute or two. I highly recommend this devotional. *I received this for free from Bethany House in […]
God with Us: 365 Devotions on the Person and Work of Christ is a great devotion if you are looking to grow in your faith and to grow deeper in the word. Each devotional provides bite size insight into the teachings of many well-known theologians, pastors, and Christian writers such as John Calvin, St. Auguestine, Jonathan Edwards, Diedrich Bonhoeffer, and […]
Tony Evan’s Kingdom Men Rising Devotional provides insight and inspiration to walk as a man of faith, integrity, and in Biblical truths. This 90-day devotional would make a great present for the man in your life as he seeks to draw closer with the Lord. ***I received this book from Bethany House in exchange for my honest review
This 90-day devotional, One Word for Today for Spirit Filled Living, is a very interesting and unique idea. I really enjoyed the thought of focusing on one word for the day and how it relates to our spiritual life. Each word has a scripture, suggestion on how to use it to focus on God, and ends with suggestions on how […]
Our Daily Biscuit: Devotions with a Drawl by Michelle Cox and Todd Starnes is a great devotional which shares stories of living in the south and provides a lesson which will make you smile and stay with you. I loved this devotional and could relate to so many of the devotionals. I enjoyed this so much that I read the […]