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16 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: Saffire

Review: Saffire

Review: Saffire

Saffire by Sigmund Brouwer Reviewed by: Faye Oygard Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Waterbrook Publication Date: August 16, 2016 James Holt comes to Panama in 1909 at the request of his old friend, Theodore Roosevelt, to carry out a mission that starts out as a search for the mother of Saffire, a beautiful and spirited young […]

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15 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: Child of the River

Review: Child of the River

Review: Child of the River

Child of the River by Irma Joubert Reviewed by: Faye Oygard Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: October 18, 2016 Persomi is a poor bywoner’s daughter in South Africa in the 1940’s. When her older brother, Gerbrand, leaves home to find work in the city, and her troubled family is torn apart by […]

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08 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: The Newcomer

Review: The Newcomer

Review: The Newcomer

The Newcomer by Suzanne Woods Fisher Reviewed by: Mary Ann Bell Genre: Amish Fiction Publisher: Revell Publication Date: February 28, 2017 The Newcomer is a novel based on the history of the Amish and Mennonite groups coming to the new land that was given by William Penn to settle and start a new life. In […]

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07 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: A Lady in Disguise

Review: A Lady in Disguise

Review: A Lady in Disguise

A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd Reviewed by: Pam Graber Genre: Victorian Gothic Mystery, Suspense, Romance Publisher: Howard Books Publication Date: March 21, 2017 I’ve said this before and it bears repeating, Sandra Byrd’s Daughters of Hampshire series is nothing short of amazing! The mystery, the intrigue, the daring disguises, the romance – all […]

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06 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on YA Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

YA Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

YA Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Genre: young adult, YA, mystery, historical Publisher: Blink Publication Date: February 7, 2017 Eighteen-year-old Piper Sail is well aware that she doesn’t necessarily fit in with the rest of the girls her age. She’s not interested in finding a husband and there’s […]

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03 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Movie Review: The Shack

Movie Review: The Shack

Movie Review: The Shack

The Shack Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine Theatrical Release Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw Release Date: March 3, 2017 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: B What happens when you are so lost in your grief you can’t see anything clearly? This is the idea that is covered by the new theatrical […]

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03 Mar Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: Retreat to Shelter Creek

Review: Retreat to Shelter Creek

Review: Retreat to Shelter Creek

Retreat to Shelter Creek by Lee Carver Reviewed by: Pam Graber Genre: Christian/Romance/Suspense Publisher: CreateSpace* Publication Date: May 17, 2016 When her marriage disintegrates, Ashley Brooker packs up and heads to Shelter Creek, Texas to care for her grandmother during her cancer treatments. Austin Chism arrives on her grandmother’s doorstep with the lowest roofing estimate […]

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27 Feb Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Audiobook Review: Because You’re Mine

Audiobook Review: Because You’re Mine

Audiobook Review: Because You’re Mine

Because You’re Mine by Colleen Coble Reviewed by: Elizabeth Olmedo Genre: Romance, Suspense, Mystery Publisher: Thomas Nelson & eStories https://www.estories.com/ Audiobook Narrator: Devon O’Day Publication Date: January 2017 Alanna’s life shatters when a car bomb kills her husband while their Celtic band tours the U.S. Her sole comfort lies in their unborn baby. But when […]

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21 Feb Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: Fraying at the Edge

Review: Fraying at the Edge

Review: Fraying at the Edge

Fraying at the Edge by Cindy Woodsmall Reviewed by: Pam Graber Genre: Amish Fiction Publisher: WaterBrook Press Publication Date: August 16, 2016 Two babies, switched at birth. One is raised Amish and the other is raised by her unmarried mother with very little input from her father. What happens when the switch is discovered and […]

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16 Feb Posted by in Reviews | Comments Off on Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill Reviewed by: Lily Miller Genre: Historical mystery Publisher: Blink Publication Date: February 7, 2017 The Lost Girl of Astor Street is a jazz age novel that you won’t be able to put down. This novel has everything from romance to a thrilling mystery that will leave […]

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