A Stunning Conclusion to a Remarkable Series

ladies-of-the-manor-series-imageSigh… I am quite sad. Why? Because one of the most intriguing, compelling and well-written novel series I’ve read in a long time has reached the end. Finished. Over. Forever. Isn’t that tragic? Roseanna M. White’s “Ladies of the Manor” series, published by Bethany House, began a year ago with the release of “The Lost Heiress”, followed this past spring by “The Reluctant Duchess”, and now concluding with “A Lady Unrivaled”. Each of these stories is built upon each other, and the characters, mystery, and basically the entire plot is interwoven very closely. My recommendation is NOT to read these books as stand-alone novels, or out of their proper order, because the full effect of the story will undoubtedly be lost. Continue reading

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A Fitting Conclusion to a Fun Series

Every-Bride-Has-Her-Day-by-Janice-ThompsonThe ending to an enjoyable Christian romance series is almost always sigh-worthy, leaving you feeling cozily content with the happily-ever-after ending. In the case of Janice Thompson’s “Brides with Style” series, however, you are also bound to find plenty of lighthearted and laughable moments. Other major highlights include a reunion with all of the quirky but lovable characters you’ve come to know, and the long-awaited (wedding) day you’ve been expecting since the first chapter of the first book. Continue reading

If Laughter is the Best Medicine… “Diary of a Jackwagon” by Tim Hawkins

Diary of a Jackwagon imageSpecial announcement: Tim Hawkins has written his first, book entitled “Diary of a Jackwagon”!

Okay… First things first! Have you ever heard of, watched, or listened to a well-known comedian by the name of Tim Hawkins? If not, please continue reading. If you have, go ahead and skip the next paragraph because you have already laughed until you cried while watching his YouTube videos – in other words, you already know all about this guy and precisely how funny he is! Continue reading

Perfect for a Summer Afternoon!

As Love Blooms imageTitle: As Love Blooms

Author: Lorna Seilstad

Publishing House/Publication Date: Revell/June, 2015

Genres: Christian Fiction; Historical Romance

Time Period: 1913 (late Progressive Era)

Number of Pages: 320

Series: Book #3 in ‘The Gregory Sisters’ series

You should read this book if… You are looking for a sweet, colorful and quick summertime story filled with quirky but lovable characters, and a compelling plot.The Gregory Sisters 1 & 2 Garden-lovers will delight in references to the stunning gardens and horticulture practices of the early 1900s, and this book is a must-read if you enjoyed the two previous titles in ‘The Gregory Sisters’ series, When Love Calls and While Love Stirs. Continue reading

Heartfelt and Humorous – A Book to Share

untitledTitle: Tricks My Dog Taught Me: About Life, Love, and God

Author: Phil Callaway

Publishing House/Publication Date: Harvest House/2015

Genres: Christian Living; Humor; Inspirational Non-Fiction; Animal Anecdotes

Number of Pages: 208

You should read this book if… You love to discover new ways of finding messages from God in ordinary, everyday occurrences. Although a dog in your life is not necessary to finding truth and insight from this book, your enjoyment while reading it will be multiplied tenfold if a dog of any size, breed, or color has ever been a part of your life! Continue reading