Month: October 2019

The Telegraph Proposal by Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham – Book Review, Preview

The Telegraph Proposal by Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham – Book Review, Preview

I wrote my first love letter when I was twelve years old. He was eighteen. Jack Romano. Sigh. That summer my parents had spent several months in Australia. My dad had been invited to teach in a university there and so they parceled us off to friends and relatives and […]



Between Christmas and Romance by Shanna Hatfield – Book Review, Preview

Between Christmas and Romance by Shanna Hatfield – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
October 28, 2019
Book Reviews

Once again, Shanna Hatfield has written a fun Christmas romance. The snarky dialog filled with literary quotes, movie references, and puns related to the characters’ names kept me smiling. Tim, the handsome cowboy who was so determined to get beyond Carol’s defenses had me swooning. And Carol’s very painful past […]


Songs of Salvation – Gayla K. Hiss

Songs of Salvation – Gayla K. Hiss

Light It Up! “In the beginning…God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.” (Genesis 1:1-3). This theme of light and Creation intrigues me. If you turn to the New Testament, the book of John opens with similar language. John 1:1-9 says, “In the beginning was the Word, and […]





Practically Married by Karin Beery – Book Review, Preview

Practically Married by Karin Beery – Book Review, Preview

It is fun to read modern-day marriage of convenience stories. It is obvious what could have motivated a couple to marry without being in love a hundred or more years ago, but today? Why would anyone do that? Part of what makes Practically Married fun is that with the same […]