Top reads of 2020

Welcome to 2021. It’s been a year, hasn’t it. At the end of every year I compile my favorite reads. Last year I compiled a list for the entire previous decade. That was hard, but fun!  Now for the top reads of 2020, in no specific order. All of these reads, I’ve rated 5 stars.Continue reading “Top reads of 2020”

The Socialite: Book review + Giveaway

About the Book Book:  The Socialite Author: J’nell Ciesielski Genre:  Historical Romance Release Date: April 14, 2020 Glamour, treachery, and espionage collide when an English socialite rushes to save her sister from the Nazis. As the daughter of Sir Alfred Whitford, Kat has a certain set of responsibilities. But chasing her wayward sister, Ellie, to Nazi-occupied Paris was neverContinue reading “The Socialite: Book review + Giveaway”

10 Military books in Christian Fiction to celebrate #MemorialDay

Happy Memorial Day!  In honor of Memorial Day, below are my ten favorite books where the characters are either military, or former military.  There are hundreds of Christian Fiction books with more military-centric plots. Some wonderful authors to check out with military centric books are: Hallee Bridgeman, Sarah Sundin, Ronnie Kendig, Mel Odom, Tricia Goyer,Continue reading “10 Military books in Christian Fiction to celebrate #MemorialDay”

Book review: The Sea Before Us

The Sea Before Us: By Sarah Sundin Historical Christian Romance Synopsis In 1944, American naval officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton arrives in London to prepare for the Allied invasion of France. He works closely with Dorothy Fairfax, a “Wren” in the Women’s Royal Naval Service. Dorothy pieces together reconnaissance photographs with thousands of holiday snapshots ofContinue reading “Book review: The Sea Before Us”

Love’s Violet Sunrise: Book Review

Love’s Violet Sunrise: Eagle Harbor prequel  By Naomi Rawlings Historical Christian Romance Synopsis With her brother facing trial for a murder he didn’t commit, German immigrant Mabel Krause needs a lawyer who can help prove her brother’s innocence. The only trouble is–she can’t afford one. Hiram Cummings needs money to return to law school, andContinue reading “Love’s Violet Sunrise: Book Review”

Candle in the darkness: Book review

Candle in the Darkness:  By Lynn Austin Historical / inspirational / romance Synopsis Caroline Fletcher is caught in a nation split apart and torn between the ones she loves and a truth she can’t deny The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised to believe slavery is God-ordained andContinue reading “Candle in the darkness: Book review”

WWW Wednesday August Wrap up

It’s September already, REALLY? This meme is hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words.  If you join in and create your own post, then leave your link at her blog  when you’ve posted it. This is a weekly meme, but I’ve decided to do mine monthly. So, what have I finished reading?Continue reading “WWW Wednesday August Wrap up”

Mission of Mercy: Book Review

Mission of Mercy: Virtues and Valor series #6 By Hallee Bridgeman Synopsis:  Doctor BETTY GRIMES, miraculously survives the Nazi bombing of her hospital but suffers the loss of her fiancé in the raid. She goes to the countryside to grieve and recuperate and there meets the leader of the Virtues team who recruits the brilliantContinue reading “Mission of Mercy: Book Review”