Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Fawkes by Nadine Brandes – Book Review, Preview

Fawkes by Nadine Brandes – Book Review, Preview

Hiding behind a mask, I was able to pretend I was someone completely different from the real me. No one could see my face. Only my eyes were exposed to give a hint to the person behind the facade. The awkward thing about masks, though, (especially the cheap ones that […]


The Orphan’s Wish by Melanie Dickerson – Book Review, Preview

The Orphan’s Wish by Melanie Dickerson – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
August 3, 2018
Book Reviews

Guilt and feelings of inadequacy can be such powerful motivators, driving us to work hard for the approval of others. Working hard isn’t necessarily a bad thing, nor is seeking approval. However, when we think we need to  work for God’s approval, then there is a problem. Praise God we […]


Sons of Blackbird Mountain by Joanne Bischof – Book Review, Preview

Sons of Blackbird Mountain by Joanne Bischof – Book Review, Preview

“You don’t have enough faith.” “If you had enough faith, then God would heal you.” I hurt as I heard the words my Aunt Sally’s “friends” and fellow churchgoers had spoken to her related to the cancer that was eating away at her body. As if she could manufacture the […]


The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck – Book Review, Preview, Guest Post

The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck – Book Review, Preview, Guest Post

My parents were friends with a couple back in the ’70s who lived together but were not married. We were told that it was for tax reasons – that being two singles filing separately saved money. I’ve known other people who have been perfectly content living together with no type […]