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Book Reviews

The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities—A Review

The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilitiesis the account of five different Christian authors and how they led successful careers—as writers no less—in spite of having learning disabilities. The authors recounting their stories include: Molly Noble Bull, Margaret Daley, Ginny Aiken, Jane Myers Perrine and Ruth Scofield. Though some battled the same disorder, each … Continue reading »

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Dawn Comes Early—A Review

In Dawn Comes Early, by Margaret Brownley, Kate Tenney comes to The Last Chance Ranch to become an heiress. Not by marrying a man of means, but, well, by not marrying anyman. That and she has to work the ranch until the dirt is grinding through her veins. But being a novelist, whose written fanciful … Continue reading »

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Faithful—A Review

  Here I go again. I’m gonna review a non-new, almost “ancient” book which was published two whole years ago. But I so love what this author is about, I just hadta. Faithful, by Kim Cash Tate, is a story about three women, experiencing three different challenges in their relationships, yet they have the same … Continue reading »

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Clicks, Hicks and Ugly Sticks—A Review

Cliques, Hicks and Ugly Sticks, by K.D. Mc Crite is the second in the Confessions of April Graceseries about a middle-school girl traversing the difficult years between elementary and high school. She must deal with a variety of challenges, including a snooty neighbor who moves in with April’s family, an old friend who is now … Continue reading »

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Firethorn—A Review

Phew! <dramatic arm across brow> What a wild ride! I just read the final installment of Ronie Kendig’s Military Thriller Series, Discarded Heroes,and it was … well … thrilling. Firethorn starts off with the Nightshade team in shambles. Their headquarters, The Shack, is blown to smithereens, the team scattered by those who want to make … Continue reading »

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Book Therapy–P.J. Sugar

            Today, I’d like to talk about Susan May Warren’s P.J. Sugar series, starting with Nothing But Trouble. It’s a three-book series featuring a character with a not-so-stellar past who’s trying to change her ways and honor God with her new life choices.             The first book begins with rejection from her aspiring-pastor boyfriend and … Continue reading »

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Bittersweet

An arts and crafts festival this fall held a treasure I didn’t expect to find. I attended this festival back in September just for fun, to see what was there. I didn’t expect to find a new friend. And I certainly didn’t expect to find a book worthy of a better review than I can … Continue reading »

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Heaven is For Real, For Kids—A Review

Many readers will have heard of the original book Heaven is For Real, which though told by the young Colton Burpo, is written for adults. This is the picture book version for children, the story of a young boy who visited heaven while his parents were in the hospital waiting room, fearing for his life. … Continue reading »

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Carrying Mason, by Joyce Magnin–A Review

Don’t you love it when you and your child have the same taste? That is, of course, except when they wear the same size clothing you do. Then, you never see your favorite shoes until there are holes in the soles. Well, I have discovered my daughter and I have the same taste in books. … Continue reading »

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Abigail Stevens, A Heroine for Christmas

I have fallen in love with my new Kindle App on my Iphone/Ipad.  Why you ask? Because I can go to Regency England or the Old West in the middle of a boring work presentation without getting caught. The comfort of having Georgette Heyer or Laurie Alice Eakes within reach right on my phone is … Continue reading »

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