Month: December 2019

Common by Laurie Lucking – Book Review, Preview

Common by Laurie Lucking – Book Review, Preview

Ooh! I’m so excited to have found Common! I really enjoy reading well-written young adult stories and this certainly fits the bill. Leah was such a great heroine! She was humble and never thought her work was beneath her. In fact, her only reason for seeking a position as lady’s […]





Love You, Truly by Susan L. Tuttle – Book Review, Preview

Love You, Truly by Susan L. Tuttle – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 26, 2019
Book Reviews

Though their backgrounds were completely different, Blake and Harlow both struggled with the same misconception: that they were responsible for another person’s happiness. And, yes, they lived this out in vastly different ways – Blake had no faith in God while Harlow’s faith was strong. I wasn’t quite sure what […]





The Wedding Dress Christmas by Rachel Hauck – Book Review, Preview

The Wedding Dress Christmas by Rachel Hauck – Book Review, Preview

I really liked Buck. Though he was a famous country music star, he was down-to-earth and didn’t seek attention. He loved his family and his hometown. His persistence in wooing Jojo was sweet! Poor Jojo had been hurt and lived a life of fear. She expected bad things and was […]


The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings – Book Review, Preview

The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 19, 2019
Book Reviews

What a delightful story! I have been loving these Fort Reno books. They are my favorite kind of historicals – those that are jam-packed with historical facts surrounded by an engaging romance. I’ve seen movies about the Oklahoma Land Rush and have been fascinated seeing the motivations of the various […]