Showing posts from July, 2019

Bible Study Review: The Jesus Who Surprises

About the Book Title: The Jesus Who Surprises Author: Dee Brestin Publisher: Multnomah Release Date: July 23, 2019 Genre: Christian Bible Study Publisher's Description “Join beloved Bible teacher and best-selling author Dee Brestin in discovering the surprising places Jesus shows up in the Old Testament and the unexpected ways He speaks into our lives today. Offering a fascinating perspective on the historic, poetic, and prophetic books of the Old Testament, Brestin draws on her deep understanding of the full scope of the Bible to explore the timeless story of God's quest to rescue each of us. She combines rich teaching, memorable storytelling, and an in-depth Bible study component to create a resource that shows readers how the story began (the books of Moses), how to live in the story (the poetic books), and how the story will end (the prophets).” Click here to order a copy of this book for yourself.   My Review The Jesus Who Surpr

Historical Fiction Book Review: The Number of Love

  About the Book Title: The Number of Love Series: The Codebreakers (Book1) Author: Roseanna M. White Genre: Historical Romantic Suspense Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Release Date: June 4, 2019 Publisher's Description “Three years into the Great War, England's greatest asset is their intelligence network--field agents risking their lives to gather information, and codebreakers able to crack every German telegram. Margot De Wilde thrives in the environment of the secretive Room 40, where she spends her days deciphering intercepted messages. But when her world is turned upside down by an unexpected loss, for the first time in her life numbers aren't enough. Drake Elton returns wounded from the field, followed by an enemy who just won't give up. He's smitten quickly by the intelligent Margot, but how can he convince a girl who lives entirely in her mind that sometimes life's answers lie in the heart? Amid biological warfa

Historical Fiction Book Review: True Nobility

About the Book Title: True Nobility (The Saberton Legacy Book1) Author: Lori Bates Wright Publisher: Sierra Vista Books Release Date: October 6, 2018 Genre: Historical Christian Romantic Suspense Publisher's Description "Alone in an unfamiliar country where her noble title is useless. Everything she believes in is shattered. Driven by desperation, she risks it all to return to the one man whose love promises to be true. Lady Victoria Haverwood, beloved daughter of a widowed Earl, has spent years at a fashionable boarding school longing for the day she can come home to finally take her place as mistress of Wrenbrooke. But when she becomes the target of a murderous plot, her idyllic plan is swiftly turned upside down.  Nicholas Saberton, an accomplished American Naval Captain, is commissioned to escort the earl and his daughter safely across the ocean to the lively shores of Savannah, Georgia. Pledged to protect her with his life, Nicholas is d

Historical Fiction Book Review: More Than Words Can Say

About the Book Title: More Than Words Can Say Series: A Patchwork Family (Book 2) Author: Karen Witemeyer Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Release Date: June 4, 2019 Publisher's Description After fulfilling a pledge to a dying friend, Zacharias Hamilton is finally free. No family entanglements. No disappointing those around him. Just the quiet bachelor existence he's always craved. Until fate snatches his freedom away when the baker of his favorite breakfast bun is railroaded by the city council. Despite not wanting to get involved, he can't turn a blind eye to her predicament . . . or her adorable dimples. Abigail Kemp needs a man's name on her bakery's deed. A marriage of convenience seems the best solution . . . if it involves a man she can control. That person definitely isn't the stoic lumberman who oozes silent confidence whenever he enters her shop. Control Zacharias Hamilton? She can't even control her pulse when she'