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Posts Categorized: Book Feature

Truth, Lies, and the Single Woman by Allison K. Flexer – Mother/Daughter Perspectives!

When Allison Flexer asked if I would be interested in reviewing her new book, Truth, Lies, and the Single Woman, I started to decline. After all, I just celebrated twenty-five years of marriage. However, I have an almost-nineteen-year-old daughter, Anna. What if we shared our perspectives, as mother and daughter? Truth, Lies, and the Single… Read more »

Book Beat – Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer

Born to a privileged Dutch family in the Dutch East Indies, ten-year-old Jeremiah Prins enjoys his position of influence with his fellow children, gained by his exceptional gifts with words, marbles, and his fists. But when the Japanese invade Java in 1942, Jeremiah’s father and older brothers are hauled away to work camps, while Jeremiah,… Read more »

Book Giveaway Winner – Yankee in Atlanta

***LATE ENTRY*** I just received a THIRD copy of Yankee in Atlanta in the mail – so I’m giving away two copies! I’m so excited about all the interest in Jocelyn Green‘s Yankee in Atlanta (which I loved!). You can read my review here. There were 49 entries on my blog and on Goodreads!! Using a random number generator, the winners… Read more »

Book Beat – A Place in His Heart by Rebecca DeMarino

I’ve been waiting to read this book for several years, since I met Rebecca DeMarino at Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. Her story idea fascinated me, and I was delighted when she was offered a contract by Vicki Crumpton at Revell Books – my editor too! A Place in His Heart is based on Rebecca… Read more »

Yankee in Atlanta by Jocelyn Green – and Book Giveaway!

Caitlin McKae has disguised herself as a man to fight for the Union, but when she’s injured in battle, she ends up in Atlanta – believed to be a Confederate hero. Concealing her Yankee identity is vital to her survival. German immigrant Noah Becker feels compelled to fight for the Confederacy, and hires Caitlin to… Read more »

Book Beat – One More Last Chance by Cathleen Armstrong

Coming out of a bad relationship, Sarah Cooley comes home to teach second grade in her beloved Last Chance, New Mexico, comforted by the fact that the quirky little town never changes. Chris Reed buys the Dip ‘n’ Dine in Last Chance, determined to use his culinary skills to transform the place into a destination… Read more »

Book Beat – The Hatmaker’s Heart by Carla Stewart

In the 1920s, a woman wasn’t properly dressed without a good hat. Nell Marchwold is a talented hat designer working for a high-class milliner in New York City. Her artistic talent combined with her inherent ability to bring out the best in a woman’s looks and personality wins her greater attention. But a lifelong stutter… Read more »

Book Beat – Daisies Are Forever by Liz Tolsma

As World War II drew to a close, German civilians lived in horrendous conditions. In Daisies Are Forever, American-born Gisela Cramer is living with her grandfather and cousin in Prussia. But as the Soviets advance, committing atrocities, Gisela flees with her two young nieces. On the road she meets Mitch Edwards, an RAF pilot who… Read more »

D-Day 70th Anniversary Blog Tour – Sigmund Brouwer

D-Day 70th Anniversary Blog Tour June 2-13, 2014 Welcome to the D-Day 70th Anniversary Blog Tour! Ten authors of Christian World War II novels are commemorating the brave men who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. Thank you for joining us as we remember their heroism and sacrifice. For more information on the blog… Read more »

D-Day 70th Anniversary Blog Tour – Cathy Gohlke

D-Day 70th Anniversary Blog Tour June 2-13, 2014 Welcome to the D-Day 70th Anniversary Blog Tour! Ten authors of Christian World War II novels are commemorating the brave men who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. Thank you for joining us as we remember their heroism and sacrifice. For more information on the blog… Read more »