Category Archives: Book Reviews

“The Sisters of Sugarcreek” by Cathy Liggett

There They Are—My Friends! The day the church burned in Sugarcreek, two lives were lost.  That put in motion a chain of events that ultimately caused three very different women to find friendship with each other. Jessica Holtz has left … Continue reading

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“The Beyond Suffering Bible”

Keep On Keeping On! What is suffering?  Is it long-term physical pain, deep grief, or emotional issues that cut like a knife—perhaps some or all of the above?  Any or all of these things can leave you reeling, and if … Continue reading

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“The Missing Matisse: A Memoir” by Pierre H. Matisse

Rubbing Shoulders with Famous Artists, Fighting Nazis, and Finding God Imagine growing up in France while it is occupied by the Nazis during World War II.  Or perhaps imagine growing up rubbing shoulders with some of the most famous artists … Continue reading

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“A Royal Christmas Wedding” by Rachel Hauck

Will Love Find a Way? In a country right out of a fairy tale, a star-crossed couple meet for the first time in five years, and a six hundred pound bell rings, seemingly of its own accord.   When Avery Truitt … Continue reading

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“Devotions for Christmas: A Celebration to Bring You Joy and Peace”

“Seeing the Star, Their Joy Knew No Bounds!” Want a more exciting Christmas?  Well, reading this little book will get that for you.  This isn’t done with some new ways to decorate your home, or with some wonderful Christmas recipes.  … Continue reading

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“If You Were Me and Lived In….Colonial America” by Carole P. Roman

Wow, Pilgrim, What a Life!  What would it have been like if your family was so unhappy in 1620 England, they moved to the  Dutch Netherlands, and then on to Colonial America?  If you were a child at that time, … Continue reading

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Giveaway! “Christmas Love Letters from God Bible Stories” by Glenys Nellist

Just in time for Christmas! This adorable children’s book contains the Biblical version of the Christmas story written in a captivating way.  Since this volume is geared toward ages four to eight, the story is told in simple language that … Continue reading

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“If You Were Me and Lived In The American West” by Carole P. Roman

Trails West! What was it like to cross the 1843 American prairie in a covered wagon, and start a new life in The West?  Be prepared to be transported back in time to witness what an Ohio family of four, … Continue reading

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“A Night of Great Joy” by Mary Engelbreit

Merry Christmas! This beautifully illustrated, hard-backed book tells the story of a children’s Christmas pageant.  In the true whimsical style of the author, many of the scenes have something that has gone wrong–two of the children are fighting over one … Continue reading

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“Tangled Webs” by Irene Hannon

Can The End Really Justify The Means? Take two people that have each retreated to remote cabins trying to overcome some traumatic events in their past, add in some possible underwater treasure, along with a secret meth lab–and you have … Continue reading

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