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Posts Categorized: Book Feature

Book Beat – The Christian Girl’s Guide to Style

It’s tough being a “tween” girl of faith. You want to look cute. You want to fit in. You know you shouldn’t care about superficial things. But you do. If you have a young lady aged 8-12 in your life, you’ll want to get her The Christian Girl’s Guide to Style by Sherry Kyle (Legacy… Read more »

Battlefields & Blessings – Giveaway!

We all know Veteran’s Day is more than a day off work or school, but a day to ponder the sacrifices made for our freedoms. Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith from the War in Iraq & Afghanistan by Jane Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green, and John Croushorn allowed me to ponder at a deeper level…. Read more »

Veteran’s Week – Battlefields & Blessings Giveaway

This week, in honor of Veteran’s Day, I’m featuring Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq & Afghanistan by Jane Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green, and John Croushorn. Today I’m repeating a post I wrote for Veteran’s Day, and Wednesday I’ll feature the book. Leave a comment today or Wednesday… Read more »

Book Club Beat – Watch over Me by Christa Parrish

Welcome to Book Club Beat, where book clubs share about their discussions. Book club name and location: Bibliovores, northern California Book: Watch over Me by Christa Parrish What it’s about: Deputy Benjamin Patil is the one to find the infant girl, hours old, abandoned in a field. As police work to identify the mother, Ben… Read more »

Book Beat – Love Finds You in Victory Heights

Readers often tell me they want to read more novels set during World War II, so I thought I’d share some of the wonderful books out there. I’ve always admired Tricia Goyer for her meticulous research and engaging writing, so I couldn’t wait to read Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washington (Summerside Press, 2010),… Read more »

Book Beat – Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad

Every once in a while, a book comes along that’s so fun, you just have to share. Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad is one of those books – as refreshing as the strawberry sundaes its heroine craves. It’s refreshing to read a historical where ladies wear hats instead of bonnets. It’s refreshing to read a… Read more »

Book Spotlight – The Unfinished Gift and The Homecoming

I don’t normally post book reviews on my blog, but I thought it would be fun to occasionally point to other World War II books on the market you might be interested in. What better place to start than with Dan Walsh’s books, The Unfinished Gift (Revell, 2009) and The Homecoming (Revell, 2010). Just this… Read more »

Book Club Beat – Bibliovore Reading List

Seven years of good reading, great friends, and fun! In 2003, two of my friends started a book club. I jumped at the idea and invited my book-reading friends itching for an “excuse” to read. This past month, we decided on a name for our club – the Bibliovores, because we devour books. The membership… Read more »

Caught in the Middle

Ever been caught in the middle? Ever felt you had no solution for your problem? Ever been in danger because of someone else’s bad decision? In 1 Samuel 25, Abigail faced this situation. Her husband, Nabal, denied a reasonable request from David, showing a lack of gratitude for David’s protection—and insulting David to boot! She… Read more »

A Friend in the Storm – Part 3 – and Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of my friend Cheryl Ricker’s new gift book, A Friend in the Storm, I’m posting a three-part series of devotions I wrote called “Through the Storm.” Please see Part 1 and Part 2. Leave a comment on any of the posts, and I’ll enter your name in a drawing to win… Read more »