Book Reviews

Book Review: A Bound Heart by Laura Frantz

Find online A Bound Heart by Laura Frantz Published by Revell (January 1, 2019) I always buy Laura Frantz's books as soon as they are released. Always. Because I'm always sure they will be a fabulous read. She is one of my favourite authors, and has been for many...

Book Review: Brunch at the Bittersweet Café By Carla Laureano

Book Review: Brunch at the Bittersweet Café By Carla Laureano

Find online Brunch at the Bittersweet Café By Carla LaureanoPublished by Tyndale House Publishers (February 5, 2019)First, let me start by saying this: Pastry chef, pilot, witty dialogue, off-the-charts chemistry, family dynamics, Denver. There, I summed up the book!...

Book Review: Anchor of Hope by Kiah Stephens

Book Review: Anchor of Hope by Kiah Stephens

Anchor of Hope by Kiah Stephens February 24, 2015 27 year old Ashley Harper has it all – a secure job in the city, a cozy apartment in a great neighbourhood, and a high-profile boyfriend who is on his way to becoming one of New York's top business attorneys. She is...

Book Review: Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey

Book Review: Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey

Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey Bethany House Publishers 3rd February, 2015 Finally Returned Home, Reef McKeena Finds His Beloved Alaska Facing Its Greatest Threat Growing up, goody-two-shoes Kirra Jacobs and troublemaker Reef McKenna were always at odds. Now, working...

Book Review: Can’t Let You Go by Jenny B. Jones

Book Review: Can’t Let You Go by Jenny B. Jones

Can't Let You Go by Jenny B. Jones Sweet Pea Productions 19 September 2014 An old love whose kisses make her weak, but whose secrets threaten to destroy all she holds dear... Fresh out of college, Katie Parker had it all—a charming romance, a role in a famous stage...

Book Review: Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg

Book Review: Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg

Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg Bethany House Publishers, 29 April 2014 After playing nomad for five years, Blake Hunziker has finally had enough of adventure. Not sure what reception he'll get from everyone back in Whisper Shore, he's stunned at not only a warm welcome...

Book Review: Shaken by Kariss Lynch

Book Review: Shaken by Kariss Lynch

Shaken by Kariss Lynch Realms, February 4, 2014 When her world is shaken, will her foundation survive? Idealistic and sheltered with a passion to change the world, Kaylan Richards leaves her comfortable life in Alabama to serve in poverty-stricken Haiti. Despite her...

Book Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

Book Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden Bethany House Publishers, August 5, 2014 In the shadow of the nation's capital, Kate Livingston's respectable life as a government worker is disrupted by an encounter with the insufferable Trevor McDonough, the one man she'd hoped...

Book Review: Wildflowers From Winter by Katie Ganshert

Book Review: Wildflowers From Winter by Katie Ganshert

Wildflowers From Winter By Katie Ganshert Waterbrook Press, May 8th, 2012 Like the winter, grief has a season. Life returns with the spring.   A young architect at a prestigious Chicago firm, Bethany Quinn has built a life far removed from her trailer park teen...

Book Review: The Bridge Tender by Marybeth Whalen

Book Review: The Bridge Tender by Marybeth Whalen

The Bridge Tender by Marybeth Whalen Zondervan, June 3, 2014 A surprise gift from her late husband will give a young widow the chance to do the hardest thing in the world . . . move on.   On their honeymoon, the new Mr. & Mrs. Ryan Shaw made a pact: No matter...

Book Review: Tried and True by Mary Connealy

Book Review: Tried and True by Mary Connealy

Tried and True by Mary Connealy Bethany House Publishers, August 26th, 2014   Saddle up for a wildly fun ride with the Wilde sisters! Kylie Wilde is the youngest sister--and the most civilized. Her older sisters might be happy dressing in trousers and posing as men,...

Book Review: Fatal Exchange by Lisa Harris

Book Review: Fatal Exchange by Lisa Harris

Fatal Exchange by Lisa Harris Revell, April 29th 2014 Emily Hunt might come from a family of cops, but she never goes looking for an adrenaline rush. She lives the quiet--well, relatively quiet--life of a teacher and thrives on making a difference in the lives of her...

Book Review: Full Steam Ahead by Karen Witemeyer

Book Review: Full Steam Ahead by Karen Witemeyer

Full Steam Ahead by Karen Witemeyer Bethany House Publishers, 27th May 2014 When love simmers between a reclusive scientist and a wealthy debutante, will they abandon ship or is it full steam ahead? Nicole Renard returns home to Galveston, Texas, to find her father...

Book Review: Imogen’s Chance by Paula Vince

Book Review: Imogen’s Chance by Paula Vince

Imogen's Chance by Paula Vince Even Before Publishing, April 1st, 2014 Imogen Browne longs to make up for past mistakes before she can move on. She quietly resolves to help the Dorazio family, whose lives she accidentally upset. Her biggest challenge is Asher, the one...

Book Review: A Bound Heart by Laura Frantz

Find online A Bound Heart by Laura Frantz Published by Revell (January 1, 2019) I always buy Laura Frantz's books as soon as they are released. Always. Because I'm always sure they will be a fabulous read. She is one of my favourite authors, and has been for many...

Book Review: Brunch at the Bittersweet Café By Carla Laureano

Book Review: Brunch at the Bittersweet Café By Carla Laureano

Find online Brunch at the Bittersweet Café By Carla LaureanoPublished by Tyndale House Publishers (February 5, 2019)First, let me start by saying this: Pastry chef, pilot, witty dialogue, off-the-charts chemistry, family dynamics, Denver. There, I summed up the book!...

Book Review: Anchor of Hope by Kiah Stephens

Book Review: Anchor of Hope by Kiah Stephens

Anchor of Hope by Kiah Stephens February 24, 2015 27 year old Ashley Harper has it all – a secure job in the city, a cozy apartment in a great neighbourhood, and a high-profile boyfriend who is on his way to becoming one of New York's top business attorneys. She is...

Book Review: Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey

Book Review: Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey

Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey Bethany House Publishers 3rd February, 2015 Finally Returned Home, Reef McKeena Finds His Beloved Alaska Facing Its Greatest Threat Growing up, goody-two-shoes Kirra Jacobs and troublemaker Reef McKenna were always at odds. Now, working...

Book Review: Can’t Let You Go by Jenny B. Jones

Book Review: Can’t Let You Go by Jenny B. Jones

Can't Let You Go by Jenny B. Jones Sweet Pea Productions 19 September 2014 An old love whose kisses make her weak, but whose secrets threaten to destroy all she holds dear... Fresh out of college, Katie Parker had it all—a charming romance, a role in a famous stage...

Book Review: Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg

Book Review: Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg

Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg Bethany House Publishers, 29 April 2014 After playing nomad for five years, Blake Hunziker has finally had enough of adventure. Not sure what reception he'll get from everyone back in Whisper Shore, he's stunned at not only a warm welcome...

Book Review: Shaken by Kariss Lynch

Book Review: Shaken by Kariss Lynch

Shaken by Kariss Lynch Realms, February 4, 2014 When her world is shaken, will her foundation survive? Idealistic and sheltered with a passion to change the world, Kaylan Richards leaves her comfortable life in Alabama to serve in poverty-stricken Haiti. Despite her...

Book Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

Book Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden Bethany House Publishers, August 5, 2014 In the shadow of the nation's capital, Kate Livingston's respectable life as a government worker is disrupted by an encounter with the insufferable Trevor McDonough, the one man she'd hoped...

Book Review: Wildflowers From Winter by Katie Ganshert

Book Review: Wildflowers From Winter by Katie Ganshert

Wildflowers From Winter By Katie Ganshert Waterbrook Press, May 8th, 2012 Like the winter, grief has a season. Life returns with the spring.   A young architect at a prestigious Chicago firm, Bethany Quinn has built a life far removed from her trailer park teen...