Book Review: Little French Bistro

What this book is about: This book follows Marianne as she discovers, at sixty, what life is really about. I know that sounds like a trite and boring description, but I thought and thought about it and it was the best way to concisely describe the plot that slowly sinks its talons in and doesn't … Continue reading Book Review: Little French Bistro

Book Review: Ignited by A. M. Deese (releases 3/27/18)

What this book is about:  Jura finds herself in the terrifying position of sitting in her father's chair as First of the Thirteen, trying to hide a terrible secret from the rest of the untrustworthy, backstabbing rulers. Ash, a retired Fire Dancer, searches to find his new place in life and the arena when seven-year-old Kay … Continue reading Book Review: Ignited by A. M. Deese (releases 3/27/18)

Book Review: White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey

What the book is about: Franka Gerber finds an unconscious airman in a Luftwaffe uniform in December of 1943 in Nazi Germany. As a trained nurse, she takes him to her family's isolated cabin in the Black Forest. When he wakes, they struggle to trust each other with truth that could endanger their own lives … Continue reading Book Review: White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey

Book Review: When God Made Light by Matthew Paul Turner

What this book is about: This children's book is a fun book about light - the light that God made around us and the light He's put inside us all. It's whimsical in its sometimes rhyming, free verse poetry style. What I liked: The illustrations - I honestly am SO hesitant to put this, but … Continue reading Book Review: When God Made Light by Matthew Paul Turner

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