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Mornings with Jesus 2012 compiled by Guideposts – My Review

[Guideposts (October 1, 2011) Though I’ve only had time to scratch the surface of what this collection has to offer I knew when I saw Tricia Goyer, Sharon Hinck, and … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Keeper by Suzanne Woods Fisher – My Review

Revell (January 2, 2012) In a genre that some might consider boring or flooded by the same stories redone, Suzanne always manages to bring something new to table. In her … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Remembering Christmas by Dan Walsh – My Review

Revell (September 1, 2011) We all have regrets from our past but what we do with them determines our paths going forward. Rick finds this out the hard way in … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Christmas Shoppe by Melody Carlson – My Review

Revell (September 1, 2011) A heartwarming must read holiday story. Many might say it’s a bit sappy but it’s Christmas time and Melody gives us sappy with quirks just in … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Lasting Impression by Tamera Alexander – My Review

Bethany House (November 1, 2011) Whether you’ve got a soft spot in your heart for all things French, an artistic streak, a romantic bent, or simply enjoy escaping to previous … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Love on the Line by Deeanne Gist – My Review

Bethany House (October 1, 2011)Although I haven’t read much Deeanne Gist before this book, I’ve heard lots about her and wanted to read her books. Now that I finally managed … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

A Necessary Deception by Laurie Alice Eakes – My Review

Revell (October 1, 2011) No one is who they say or who they seem. Even Lady Gale doesn’t know what her late husband was really doing or who the man … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Women of Faith Over the Top Sacramento – My Thoughts

Thomas Nelson’s Booksneeze program hooked me up with tickets for the conference this year in return for blogging about my experience. As a book blogger this wasn’t too difficult a … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

The “What’s For Dinner?” Solution by Kathi Lipp – Guest Review

This review is from my mom Louise. She loves cooking and does most of it at my folks’ place so when I saw a “cookbook” come up for tour I … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

Still More Stories from Grandma’s Attic & Treasures from Grandma’s Attic (#3 & #4) by Arleta Richardson – My Review

David C. Cook (August 1, 2011) I certainly enjoyed the first two books in this series even though they are a bit different than the Little House books I loved … Continue reading

October 7, 2011 · Leave a comment