Publisher: Bethany House Publishers

Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano – Book Review, Preview

Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano – Book Review, Preview

Someone forwarded a video to me of Christmas caroling. It started out with a girl playing the violin and then a few more people joined her with other instruments and then singers joined in. It was lovely and the camera captured the delighted expressions on the faces of those who […]


Under the Midnight Sun by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse – Book Review, Preview

Under the Midnight Sun by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
January 2, 2019
Book Reviews

Sometimes, I have trouble keeping my attention on things. My mind often is traveling around a million miles an hour, flitting on one thing and then another. And that doesn’t even begin to address the busyness of life and all the things I seem to always need to be doing! […]


Searching for You by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Preview

Searching for You by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 4, 2018
Book Reviews

Many people romanticize the process of adoption. Those poor children who were needing a home find love and acceptance and all of a sudden, everything has changed and is now perfect. Right? Yet older children still have past lives that they remember and that affect them. It takes time and […]



An Hour Unspent by Roseanna M. White – Book Review, Preview

An Hour Unspent by Roseanna M. White – Book Review, Preview

I stop watches. Seriously. If I had to claim a superpower, this would be it. The phenomenon actually runs in my family. Both my mother and my older sister have this ability/curse as well. I can get a brand new watch that is running just fine. The next day, the […]


Legacy of Mercy by Lynn Austin – Book Review, Preview

Legacy of Mercy by Lynn Austin – Book Review, Preview

I have seen personally the devastation that can result from a fire. What can start as just a little spark can rage out of control and decimate everything in its path. In the book of James, a tongue that gets out of control is described to be like a fire, […]


The Christmas Heirloom Collection by Multiple Authors – Book Review, Preview

The Christmas Heirloom Collection by Multiple Authors – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
October 13, 2018
Book Reviews

To prepare you for this book, I want to share a brief portion of the description of a luckenbooth. While it is not necessary for understanding the novellas, this additional insight is interesting to me and so I thought it might pique your interest as well. The enduring appeal of […]


The Reluctant Warrior by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

The Reluctant Warrior by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
October 8, 2018
Book Reviews

I was excited to have my wait for The Reluctant Warrior come to an end. When I finished The Accidental Guardian I knew I wanted to read the rest of this series. Fortunately, the wait between stories was not too long. The saga of the Sierras continues with all my favorite characters […]