What I’m Reading: Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff

What the book is about:  This is a fantasy book about a Keeper, Claire, who is summoned to a magical accident site to clean it up. Of course, once she gets there, everything starts to go wrong. For example, it's not a quick clean up and go site. She becomes stuck there as she realizes … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff

Book Review: Gospel Centered Mom by Brooke McGlothlin

What the book is about:  This nonfiction book is an exploration of parenting, specifically mothering, from the point of view of the gospel. Its easy for a mother to think of all kinds of things we think our kids need from us and all the ways we must be perfect as ourselves to meet those … Continue reading Book Review: Gospel Centered Mom by Brooke McGlothlin

What I’m Reading: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

What the book is about: His Majesty's Dragon follows the story of Laurence and his new dragon, Temeraire, who he acquired as an egg when his ship captures a French frigate. The two are swept into a new world of aerial dragon combat, away from the prestige of the Navy and into the disrespected world … Continue reading What I’m Reading: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

Book review (AND GIVEAWAY): Sunlight Burning at Midnight: a memoir by Jessica Ronne

Another giveaway! How exciting! I know! But first, the book. What the book is about:  Sunlight Burning at Midnight is the memoir of Jessica Ronne, mother of eight. She documents her journey through several harrowing years of her life, which include a terminal diagnosis for one of her unborn children and another for her husband. … Continue reading Book review (AND GIVEAWAY): Sunlight Burning at Midnight: a memoir by Jessica Ronne

What I’m reading: On A Pale Horse by Piers Anthony

Now that I'm in full fantasy writing mode, I've determined that I need to do more reading. Not knowing where to start in such a vast genre, I turned to the fantasy librarian at the college where my husband works. Wendy was VERY excited to hear that I am writing and was even more excited … Continue reading What I’m reading: On A Pale Horse by Piers Anthony

Book Review AND GIVEAWAY: The Shadow by Kimberly Rae

What the book is about:  The Shadow is a Christian suspense romance (suspense is primary, the romance line is secondary, which is a nice turn, I think) about Meagan Winston, owner of a shop in Gainesville, Georgia named Rahab's Rope. The store sells jewelry made by freed victims of sex trafficking in India. Meagan has … Continue reading Book Review AND GIVEAWAY: The Shadow by Kimberly Rae

Book Review: Whisper by Mark Batterson; Available 10/24/17

What the book is about:  Whisper is a nonfiction book about different ways God speaks to us. Mark lays out seven different languages of God: Scripture, Desire, Doors, Dreams, People, Promptings, Pain. As he works through each of these languages, he weaves in memorable stories from pastors and Air Force pilots to illustrate his point. The … Continue reading Book Review: Whisper by Mark Batterson; Available 10/24/17

Review and Giveaway: Loved Baby by Sarah Philpott, PhD

This week is a bit different - it's Loved Baby week around here. I have in my possession TWO copies of Loved Baby to give away. October is Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month, so this week I will be focusing on this book, talking about it, and giving you opportunities to enter to win … Continue reading Review and Giveaway: Loved Baby by Sarah Philpott, PhD

Book Review: Grit by Angela Duckworth

What the book is about:  This nonfiction book explores the idea of grit - what it is, if it can be developed, or if it's an innate characteristic and then how important grit is to achieving success in life. Reading this book has given me a totally new perspective on grit and discipline. I talked … Continue reading Book Review: Grit by Angela Duckworth

Review: The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill

What the book is about:  In the Protectorate, the Day of Sacrifice has arrived and Antain, Elder-in-Training, and his uncle, the Grand Elder of the Protectorate, are on their way to take the youngest child in the village to offer to the Witch that lives in the woods. The Girl Who Drank The Moon is … Continue reading Review: The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill