Book Review: Rise by Hallie Schaefer

I know, I know, it's TUESDAY, but seriously? Yesterday was Christmas. Nobody was reading this yesterday anyway. Besides, I'm behind on book reviews, so I can't afford to skip a week now!  I met Hallie through a friend who is still friends with an old high school friend I lost touch with over the years … Continue reading Book Review: Rise by Hallie Schaefer

Book Review AND GIVEAWAY!!: Talking to Jesus by Jeannie Blackmer

It's been a while since I've had a giveaway, but the time has come again! I'll review the book and you can find the giveaway details at the bottom. What the book is about:  This is a devotional the goes through conversations individuals had with Jesus throughout the book of Matthew. The author took the … Continue reading Book Review AND GIVEAWAY!!: Talking to Jesus by Jeannie Blackmer

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