Hold Tight

I don’t normally post things of this nature (at least on this blog) but feel an inner urging in my heart to share this bit of Truth today. For the past few years I have struggled in my faith, questioning it, rolling it around in my heart, testing to see if real. If its true….

Newton & Polly

Newton & Polly Written by: Jody Hedlund Publisher: WaterBrook Month, Year: September, 2016 A brief summary from Jody Hedlund: John Newton fell in love with Polly Catlett at first sight. But Polly was unable to return the affections of the rebellious, worldly young man and her father ordered the aimless John away from her. Not long…

Can I Really Know Jesus?

Can I Really Know Jesus? Written by: Carolyn Larsen Publisher: Tyndale Momentum Month, Year: September, 2016 A brief summary from Tyndale: Knowing Jesus is like no other relationship you’ve ever experienced. Cheerful artwork with a modern whimsical style wraps around honest, easy-to-understand answers to your toughest questions about the Savior, his invitation to salvation, and the assurance…

Can’t Help Falling

Can’t Help Falling Written by: Kara Isaac Publisher: Howard Books Month, Year: October, 2016 A brief summary from Kara Isaac: A funny, heartfelt romance about how an antique shop, a wardrobe, and a mysterious tea cup bring two C.S. Lewis fans together in a snowy and picturesque Oxford, England. Emelia Mason has spent her career finding…

The Cautious Maiden

The Cautious Maiden Written by: Dawn Crandall Publisher: Whitaker House Month, Year: October 4, 2016 A brief summary from Dawn Crandall: Violet Hawthorne is beyond mortified when her brother Ezra turns their deceased parents’ New England country inn into a brothel to accommodate the nearby lumberjacks; but when Violet’s own reputation is compromised, the inn becomes the…

Monday Reads

Despite being cooped up at home all weekend due to Hurricane Matthew, I didn’t get a whole lot of reading done! My house did get cleaned though 🙂 I was also able to catch up on some backlogged tv shows – Designated Survivor, anyone?! WOW do I love seeing Jack Bauer as president 🙂 Since…

A Heart Most Certain

A Heart Most Certain Written by: Melissa Jagears Publisher: Bethany House Month, Year: July, 2016 A brief summary from Melissa Jagears: While Lydia King’s reasons for joining the Teaville Moral Society might be suspect to some members, her heart is in the right place. Because of her father’s debts and her mother’s persistent illness, her best chance…

At Love’s Bidding

At Love’s Bidding Written by: Regina Jennings Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Month, Year: November, 2015 A brief summary from Bethany House Publishers: She Sells Priceless Antiques. He Sells Livestock by the Pound. Is He Really the Man to Make a Bid for Her Heart? After helping her grandfather at their Boston auction house, Miranda Wimplegate discovers she’s…

Delilah: Treacherous Beauty

Delilah: Treacherous Beauty Written by: Angela Hunt Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Month, Year: June, 2016 A brief summary from Bethany House Publishers: A Complex and Compelling Glimpse at One of the Bible’s Most Notorious Women Life is not easy in Philistia, especially not for a woman and child alone. When beautiful, wounded Delilah finds herself begging for food…

Africa Study Bible Kickstarter Campaign

Have you ever thought about just how blessed you are to be able to read the Bible? In your own language? In modern-day terminology with relevant applications to your life? I never really gave this much thought until I learned about the Africa Study Bible Campaign, a cross-continental effort to place the first study Bible…