The Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson


Release Date: August 2015

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800719678

Genre: Fiction – Christmas

Melody Carlson has exceeded my expectations once again. The Christmas Joy Ride is such a light and fun read that it’ll become a tradition to read it every Christmas. Joy is Miranda’s eighty-five-year-old next door neighbor. Joy tells Miranda about her plans to drive from Chicago to Phoenix in an old decked out for Christmas RV in the dead of winter. Miranda thinks the old woman has gone completely batty, yet finds herself joining her on her adventure because she’s concern that she cannot make the trip by herself. She also is unemployed and is about to lose to her house to foreclosure so she may as well join Joy anyways. Continue reading

Love Everlasting by Tracie Peterson

Release Date: October 2015

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764210631

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance

Series: Brides of Seattle

If you are a fan of romance with a bit of action and adventure, you are not going to want to miss out on Tracie Peterson’s latest. Abrianna Cunningham is to become the bride of Wade Ackerman who has always been the reliable boy next door and her best friend. Those closest to Abrianna believe that Wade is the man she should marry. Continue reading

The Memory Weaver by Jane Kirkpatrick

Release Date: September 2015

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800722326

Genre: Fiction, Historical

Eliza Spalding Warren was just a child when she was taken hostage by the Cayuse Indians during a massacre in 1847. Now a mother of two, Eliza faces a new kind of dislocation; her impulsive husband wants to make a new start in another territory, which will mean leaving her beloved home and her mother’s grave–and returning to the land of her captivity. Continue reading

Last Chance Hero by Cathleen Armstrong

Release Date: September 2015

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800726478

Series: A Place to Call Home

Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Romance

Dr. MacLeod is opening a new office right on Main Street, and Andy Ryan has come home from the NFL to coach the high school football team in Last Chance, New Mexico. Andy Ryan is also the best football player that the small town has ever seen so there’s lots of pressure about him bringing back the glory days. Dr. Jess also gets off on bad foot with the town she admits that she’s never seen a football game and that she isn’t really interested in seeing one. Did I mention that this small town loves football? Continue reading

Bathsheba: Reluctant Beauty by Angela Hunt

Release Date: August 2015

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764216961

Genre: Fiction, Biblical Fiction

Series: A Dangerous Beauty

When you think about Bathsheba, what comes to mind? The fact that she somehow played a part in the temptation of David comes to mind. She is probably a woman that we tend to frown upon.

Bathsheba is probably one of the most misunderstood and misjudged women in the Bible. Angela Hunt has a gift for storytelling. Combined with historical facts and fiction, you will find yourself reconsidering everything you thought about her. Continue reading