Release Date: September 28, 2017
Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance
Series: Walker Family, Book 4
Be sure to check out my reviews of the previous books, Like Never Before and Keep Holding On.
About the Book:
Bear McKinley’s past refuses to let go.
Ten years ago, Bear gave up everything—his freedom and his reputation—for his mess of a family. But after years of distance and too many attempts at starting over, he finally has a new life doing noble work in Brazil . . . until his past catches up to him once again. Suddenly he finds himself back in Maple Valley, charged with the care of his missing brother’s children, convinced he’s out of second chances to make his life count. And yet, with every day that passes, these kids, this quirky town and the woman he never stopped missing help patch the holes in his heart. Maybe this is the fresh start he’s been longing for all along. But as his newfound hope grows, so does the mystery surrounding his brother’s activities—and when the threat reaches into the lives of those he loves, it’s clear he can’t run away this time. Continue reading
Release Date: June 9, 2015
Genre: Coming of Age / Family / Fiction
Series: A Fireside Texas Novel, Book One
When I first picked When We Last Spoke up, I wasn’t sure what to think. I’m so glad I did because it’s a beautiful coming of age story told through the eyes of young Juliet Cranbourne. The Cranbourne’s are a lovable and interesting family that have had their share of hardships. Plus, it’s in development for a television movie! Continue reading
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Genre: Romance / Contemporary / Chick Lit
“A Portrait of Emily Price” is a mixture of a love story, Italy, art, true love, and redemption.
Emily Price is an art restorer, a talented at that! If it’s broken, Emily can fix it. Whether it’s from art, children’s toys, coffee machines, and so forth, Emily knows how to fix it while making it even more beautiful than it was before. She soon learns that not everything can just be super-glued together. When she flies to Italy to live with her husband and his family, utter chaos ensues. Continue reading
Release Date: June 20, 2013
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre: Young Adult / Teens
It’s not easy being a teenager in foster care. Tormented by verbal abuse and the threat of being separated from her brothers, Hailey knew something had to change. Hoping to find the peace they long for, Hailey, Hayden, and Grant, and their foster sister, Kyra, set out on a journey that would change their lives forever. Can Hailey keep her family together by running away? Will God heal their hurting hearts and help them find the love they long for? Hailey hopes to find protection under the shadow of a steeple. Continue reading
Release Date: October 1, 2016
Publisher: Tyndale Momentum
Genre: Activity / Devotional / Adult Coloring Book
Adult coloring books are all the rage right now! So many of them are fabulous. After experimenting with All is Bright: A Devotional Journey to Color Your Way to Christmas, I’m hooked! Continue reading
Release Date: June 1, 2016
Publisher: David C. Cook
Genre: Fiction / General
Series: Mended Hearts, Book Three
Jilted was a beautiful conclusion to the Mended Hearts series. It was wonderful to revisit all of the folks in smalltown, Trapp, Texas.
Lynda Turner finally has her story told from her perspective. She has struggled with depression ever her husband had abandoned her and their young daughter fifteen years ago. Her character is very real that many readers will be able to relate to. She’s been through so much during her that she hasn’t truly lived it.
Release Date: March 1, 2016
Genre: Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Series: Prince Edward Island Dreams, Book 1
The Red Door Inn is stunning and beautifully written. This is my first read by this author and I was impressed. Prince Edward Island is what captured me from the beginning. If you’re familiar with Anne of Green Gables, you’ll completely understand why this is exciting. In fact, I love Anne of Green of Gables so much that I didn’t even bother to read what the rest of this book was about before picking it up. Let’s just say, it doesn’t disappoint!
Release Date: February 1, 2016
Genre: Christian / Fiction / Romance
Series: Christiansen Family, Book 6
Click here to find out more about the previous book, The Wonder of You.
You’re the One That I Want is Susan May Warren’s sixth and last novel of the Christiansen family series. This time Owen and his older brother Casper play the starring role.
Owen Christiansen had it all. He was a hockey player in the NHL for the St. Paul Blue Ox until it had all forfeited when he got injured. He leaves his home of Minnesota and moves to Alaska where he lands a job as a crab fisherman. In his mind, he believes this could be a fresh start and perhaps a shot at romance with Elise “Scotty” McFlynn, who also just so happens to be the captain’s daughter.
Scotty is used to being one of the guys with her tough girl attitude, making everyone respond with “yes, sir”. She doesn’t believe in happily ever after – especially with someone like Owen. When Casper Christiansen drags his brother home and unloading a ton of family drama, Scotty’s opinion of Owen is confirmed. What’s even worse is that Casper is wanted for questioning to a crime back home in Minnesota.
Release Date: June 23, 2015
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Genre: Biography & Autobiography / General
I am super excited to be able to talk about this particular book. I don’t really watch Duck Dynasty, but I do love what they stand for. It was really neat to read Jep and Jessica’s story, especially since they are the least known about in the family, having only appeared on the show since season four. Readers will love this read because it’s as if you are in one of their backyard bonfires and they’re personal friends.
Release Date: August 2015
Genre: Fiction – Christmas
Nothing is more beautiful than family
For the very first time, Judith and Stan Winters spend Thanksgiving without the kids and it looks like Christmas will be the same. Normally the kids help decorate the house for Christmas, especially the tree. Every year the children would hang up their favorite ornaments. Some of them were strange looking while some were just downright ugly. However, Judith just can’t seem to decorate this year, let alone get into the Christmas spirit. Continue reading