Book Reviews

Six month reading recap

I have read so many positively amazing books in the last six months, and I want to share my favorites with y'all. So here I have narrowed my favorites down (with great difficulty) to just ten. Yes, just ten out of the forty-three books I've read this year. I must be insane, trying to do… Continue reading Six month reading recap

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Book Reviews · Books · Nonfiction

Book Review: Finding Beautiful by Rebecca Friedlander

Finding Beautiful Author: Rebecca Friedlander Publisher: Baker Books Publication date: April 20, 2019 My rating 3 out of 5 stars Summary: Americans spend millions on beauty products, weight-loss programs, and age-defying medical interventions each year. We set impossible standards and feel bad about ourselves when we don't reach them. Is beauty truly that difficult to… Continue reading Book Review: Finding Beautiful by Rebecca Friedlander

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Book Review: The King’s Mercy by Lori Benton

The King's Mercy Author: Lori Benton Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah Release date: June 4, 2019 Summary: When captured rebel Scotsman Alex MacKinnon is granted the king's mercy--exile to the Colony of North Carolina--he's indentured to Englishman Edmund Carey as a blacksmith. Against his will Alex is drawn into the struggles of Carey's slaves--and those of his… Continue reading Book Review: The King’s Mercy by Lori Benton

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Book Feature: Flight of the Raven by Morgan L. Busse

Flight of the Raven Author: Morgan L. Busse Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: April 29, 2019 My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Summary: Selene Ravenwood, once the heir to House Ravenwood, is now an exile. On the run and free of her family's destiny, Selene hopes to find the real reason her family was… Continue reading Book Feature: Flight of the Raven by Morgan L. Busse

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Book Review: Living Lies by Natalie Walters

Title: Living Lies Author: Natalie Walters Publisher: Living Lies Publication date: May 21, 2019 My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Summary: In the little town of Walton, Georgia, everybody knows your name--but no one knows your secret. At least that's what Lane Kent is counting on when she returns to her hometown with her… Continue reading Book Review: Living Lies by Natalie Walters

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Book Review: The Refuge by Ann H. Gabhart

Title: The Refuge Author: Ann H. Gabhart Publisher: Revell Publication date: April 31, 2019 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Description: When Darcie and Walter Goodwin hear of a new cholera epidemic sweeping the area, they join the Shakers whose villages seem immune to the disease. It's meant to be a temporary stay, but… Continue reading Book Review: The Refuge by Ann H. Gabhart

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Book Review: The Heart of a King by Jill Eileen Smith

Title: The Heart of a King Author: Jill Eileen Smith Publisher: Revell Publication date: April 31, 2019 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Summary: King Solomon was wealthy and wise beyond measure. He could--and did--have anything he wanted, including many women from many lands. But for all his wisdom, did he or the women… Continue reading Book Review: The Heart of a King by Jill Eileen Smith

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Book Review | Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel |

Title: Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel Author: James Markert Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication date: April 9, 2019 BOOK DESCRIPTION: For years, guests of the Tuscany Hotel could leave their pasts behind and live among fellow artists. Now guests of a different sort fill the rooms, searching for their memories—no matter the cost.Run by renowned sculptor… Continue reading Book Review | Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel |

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Book Review: Justice Delivered by Patricia Bradley

Title: Justice Delivered Author: Patricia Bradley Publisher: Revell Genre: Fiction-Suspense Publication Date: April 2. 2019 My rating: 5 out of 5 stars SUMMARY:Carly Smith came by her trust issues honestly. A victim of sex trafficking, she's been at the mercy of merciless men, ignored by law enforcement officers who should have helped her, and seemingly… Continue reading Book Review: Justice Delivered by Patricia Bradley

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Book Review: Joyful Surrender by Elisabeth Elliot

Title: Joyful Surrender: 7 Disciplines for the Believer's Life Author: Elisabeth Elliot Publisher: Revell Genre: Non-fiction/Christian Living Publication date: April 2, 2019 My rating: 5 out of 5 stars SUMMARY: In our age of instant gratification and if-it-feels-good-do-it attitudes, self-discipline is hardly a popular notion. Yet it may be one of the most important lost… Continue reading Book Review: Joyful Surrender by Elisabeth Elliot