Category: Book Reviews


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 […]


The Amish Wedding Promise by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Wedding Promise by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 17, 2019
Book Reviews

Living in the shadow of his “perfect” cousin, Vernon,  who stole his job and his girl, Zeke felt insignificant and as if his daed was disappointed in him. When the two traveled to  Illinois to help the community there recover from tornadoes, he was optimistic about becoming a hero. Yet […]




Gift of Grace by Shanna Hatfield – Book Review, Preview

Gift of Grace by Shanna Hatfield – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 13, 2019
Book Reviews

J.B. and Nora Nash had already overcome their grief over the death of their families. Moving to Pendleton, Oregon allowed them to have a fresh start. With their wonderful neighbors and the community they helped establish, things were looking up. Until… When tragedy hit, Nora was inconsolable. Her grief was […]



A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal – Book Review, Preview

A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal – Book Review, Preview

A Season to Dance is a beautiful story with evocative imagery that brings the lovely settings vividly to life. Debut author Patricia Beal, according to her author notes, spent years carefully crafting this story, and it shows. Deeply emotional, it follows Ana’s journey through dance, despair, hope, and redemption. Dance […]


NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls – Book Review

NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls – Book Review

I received a copy of the NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls from Zondervan (HarperCollins Christian Publishing) for this review. This post is sponsored by Zondervan. I really like this Bible! It has a fun cover that has a leather-like feel yet it has a hard binding that seems like it […]