Fiction Shelves: The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

A Smart and Sensitive Start to a New Detective Series!   The Long Call by Ann Cleeves Series: The Two Rivers (Book 1) Publication Date: September 3, 2019 Publisher: Minotaur Books Length: 384pp ISBN-13: 978-1250204448 Related Links: Ann Cleeves’ Website Ann Cleeves on Facebook Ann Cleeves on Twitter Read Chapter One   Publisher Synopsis In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the … Continue reading Fiction Shelves: The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

Fiction Shelves: The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins

A Magical Reading Experience!   The Book Charmer  by Karen Hawkins Series: Dove Pond (Book 1) Publication Date: July 30, 2019 Publisher: Gallery Books Length: 368 pp Paperback/ISBN-13: 978-1982105549 Related Links: Author Website Free Excerpt Publisher’s Website     Publisher Synopsis Sarah Dove is no ordinary bookworm. To her, books have always been more than just objects: they live, they breathe, and sometimes they even … Continue reading Fiction Shelves: The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins

Blog Tour and Review: Christmas by Accident by Camron Wright

An Enjoyable Ride Through a Magical World of Potions!

The Eternity Elixir is a terrific read and a wonderful start to a new series. Those who like losing themselves in the books of Brandon Mull (Fablehaven) will do the same with this new entry in the Kids fantasy genre. Continue reading Blog Tour and Review: Christmas by Accident by Camron Wright

Fiction Shelves: The Separatists by Lis Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart

4 of 5 Hearts. Another Gripping, Furious-Paced Thrill Ride with Erica Sparks!

The Separatists, the third novel in Lis Wiehl’s latest series, has all the suspense and excitement of the previous two, with another disturbing cast of villains, and with even higher stakes. And, as in the previous books, it’s flawed Erica Sparks, always dedicated to uncovering the truth, whom we love to watch pit her intellect and courage against those who would unleash a terrible evil upon the country.
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Christian Chapters: Upon a Spring Breeze by Kelly Irvin

4.5 of 5 Hearts. An Honest Walk Through Heartbreak Toward Renewal.

Irvin’s beautifully touching novel unflinchingly deals with loss, guilt, despair, family relational dynamics, and other challenges of life, while showing that no matter how dark things may get, help and hope are never too distant, and joy and love can still be found. Continue reading Christian Chapters: Upon a Spring Breeze by Kelly Irvin

Christian Chapters: The Beloved Hope Chest by Amy Clipston

5 of 5 Hearts. A Perfect Conclusion to a Heartwarming and Inspiring Series!

Amy Clipston has created a host of lovable characters in her Bird-in-Hand community, and her readers will be fully invested in the outcome as they watch the early days of the Fishers’ marriage unfold. Continue reading Christian Chapters: The Beloved Hope Chest by Amy Clipston

Fiction Shelves: The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

It hurts my heart to have to say negative things about a writer who’s so obviously earnest about her craft and her faith. But the fact is, “The Illusionist’s Apprentice” lacks cohesion and believability. It has style, occasional wit, smooth prose, and a strong Christian element, but only the romantic storyline is fully worth the reader’s investment of time. Continue reading Fiction Shelves: The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron