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Inspirational Romance

Book Title: On Magnolia Lane Author: Denise Hunter Falling in love with Daisy was easy for Jack. But finding the courage to tell her becomes problematic when his secret feelings lead to even bigger complications. After two years of counseling sessions with Daisy Pendleton, Pastor Jack McReady has earned a permanent spot in her life as Read more

A Booklover’s Dream: Books About Books

  Book Title: The Bookshop Girl Author: Sylvia Bishop A whimsical delight, crafted with quirkiness and a touch of classic charm The Joneses have just won the Great Montgomery Book Emporium in a contest, and it’s every book lover’s dream! The pull of a lever calls forth a room full of marvelous wonders―from the Room of Read more

Children’s Books in Review

  Book Title: The Girls Guide to Middle School Author: Erica & Johnathan Catherman The transition from elementary school to middle school skirts the borders of traumatic for many girls. Their bodies are changing, their moods are shifting, their friendships are tested, and boys can become a big distraction. Girls may begin to struggle with grades, Read more

Merry Christmas from Coast & Anchor

Christmas Titles to Warm You Right Up

Book Title: Sacred Holidays Author: Becky Kiser Do you enter every holiday wanting it to be meaningful, only to find that it feels chaotic with no direction? We set New Year’s goals we can’t keep, struggle to love or be loved on Valentine’s Day, and find it hard to celebrate the risen Jesus when we are Read more

Books you don't want to miss this winter

4 Winter Reads That Will Warm You Up

  Book Title: Mark of the Raven Author: Morgan L. Busse Lady Selene is the heir to the Great House of Ravenwood and the secret family gift of dreamwalking. As a dreamwalker, she can enter a person’s dreams and manipulate their greatest fears or desires. For the last hundred years, the Ravenwood women have used their Read more

Suspense with a dash of romance

Book Title: The Cost of Betrayal Author(s): Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey, Lynette Eason   In Dee Henderson’s novella “Betrayed,” Janelle Roberts is freed–thanks to people she doesn’t know–after serving six years of a twenty-year sentence for a murder she did not commit. But a murderer is still at large, and Janelle needs to be somewhere Read more

Book Review of Between Two Shores by Jocelyn Green

Between Two Shores

Book Title: Between Two ShoresAuthor: Jocelyn Green The daughter of a Mohawk mother and French father in 1759 Montreal, Catherine Duval finds it is easier to remain neutral in a world that is tearing itself apart. Content to trade with both the French and the British, Catherine is pulled into the fray against her wishes Read more

Freedom's Light by Colleen Coble

Book Review | Freedom’s Light by Colleen Coble

  Book Title: Freedom’s Light Author: Colleen Coble   Paperback or e-book: 320 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date Published: September 11, 2018 Genre: Christian, Historical Fiction, Suspense     USA TODAY bestselling author Colleen Coble explores the mystery and the romance of the Revolutionary War. A young lighthouse keeper must navigate the dangerous waters of revolution and one man’s obsession Read more

Love On A Limb by Laurie Lewis

Book Review | Love on a Limb by Laurie Lewis

Book Title: Love on a Limb Author: Laurie Lewis Paperback or e-book: 342 pages Publisher: BooksGoSocial Date Published: November 26, 2017 Genre: Christian, General Fiction (adult)     Matthew Grayken is young, successful, and dying, which is why he’s about to propose to a total stranger. He isn’t interested in love. He needs a companion and nurse to ease his Read more

A Christmas By The Sea by Melody Carlson

Book Review | A Christmas By The Sea by Melody Carlson

Book Title: A Christmas By The Sea Author: Melody Carlson Hardcover: 176 pages Publisher: Revell Date Published: September 4, 2018 Genre: Christian Fiction ASIN: B07D6XS6HT ISBN-13: 978-0800722715 When Wendy Harper inherits her family’s beachside cottage in Seaside, Maine, she sees it as a way to finally pay off the debts that have mounted since her husband died. But before it Read more

A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter

A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter

Book Title: A Defense of Honor (Haven Manor Book 1) Author: Kristi Ann Hunter See My Reviews of First Impressions on : GoodReads | Amazon Review | Library Thing *Thank you to Bethany House Publisher for my copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.* A Defense of Honor is the first book in a series (Haven Manor). Below Read more

First Impressions by Debra White Smith

First Impressions by Debra White Smith

Book Title: First Impressions (The Jane Austen Series) Author: Debra White Smith See My Reviews of First Impressions on : GoodReads | Amazon Review | Library Thing *Thank you to Bethany House Publisher for my copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.* First Impressions is the first book in a series (The Jane Austen Series). Below is the Read more

A Most Noble Heir by Susan Anne Mason

A Most Noble Heir by Susan Anne Mason

Book Title: A Most Noble Heir Author: Susan Anne Mason See My Reviews of A Most Noble Heir on : GoodReads | Amazon Review  | Library Thing *Thank you to Bethany House Publisher for my copy of A Most Noble Heir in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.* A Most Noble Heir was inspired by “true life events enhanced by imagination” according to Read more

Hearts Entwined – A Novella Collection

Book Title: Hearts Entwined Author: Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy, Regina Jennings, Melissa Jagears See My Reviews of Hearts Entwined on : GoodReads | Amazon Review *Thank you to Bethany House Publisher for my copy of Hearts Entwined in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.* Hearts Entwined is comprised of four historical romance novellas written by different authors. Each novella has its own Read more

The House on Foster Hill

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

Book Title: The House on Foster Hill Author: Jaime Jo Wright See My Reviews: GoodReads | Amazon Review *Thank you to Bethany House Publisher for my copy of The House on Foster Hill in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.* Taken from the first chapter of The House on Foster Hill, ” Death had a Read more

Starbucks On The Lanai

Lanai: a veranda or porch. (back in Missouri it would be a porch or patio, in Florida it’s always a lanai) Cold coffee snob would definitely be how I would describe my coffee addiction. I began trying to brew it at home in my own kitchen, in an attempt to break my habit of dropping by Panera Bread Read more

Splits, Headstands and Downward Dog

No, I can’t actually do the splits! Headstands maybe, but I’m bound to have a headache and look like a fool. But downward dog, yes, that I actually can do and can I say that I love it! I have always been interested in Pilates but felt like Yoga was a bit too odd. Not Read more

Elephants, Owls and Chevron Oh My!

Can you say adorable! That is exactly how I would describe my niece or nephew-to-be’s baby shower. Everything coordinated with the new nursery decor, everything from the chevron pattern to the colors used. The cake was just stunning as were the elephant cookies that matched. There were even teensy yellow baby elephants. We found most Read more