Tag: Adoption

A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing by Ruth Logan Herne – Book Review, Preview

A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing by Ruth Logan Herne – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
January 17, 2019
Book Reviews

Assumptions are terribly dangerous. Yet we make them all the time. We ascribe motives to people, read things into what they say. . . And usually, when we do this, we assume the worst. Why are we so quick to think people don’t mean what they say? Life changed dramatically […]


A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing by Ruth Logan Herne – Spotlight

A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing by Ruth Logan Herne – Spotlight

Welcome to the spotlight for A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing! Enjoy reading about it now, read the preview and be sure to come back on January 16 to see my thoughts on this book. Tour Giveaway (1) winner will receive (US only): all 3 Shepherd’s Crossing books (Her Cowboy Reunion, […]


The Amish Midwife’s Secret by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Midwife’s Secret by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

I had not known of author Rachel J. Good at this time last year, and yet I have now read four of her books. She has a way of introducing very interesting aspects of Amish life. Kyle struggled with guilt and grief from his past. And he dealt with pride […]



My Second Chance by Judy Corry – Book Review, Preview

My Second Chance by Judy Corry – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
October 30, 2018
Book Reviews

I have so many different thoughts dancing through my mind right now! I feel like I just sat down with a seventeen-year-old girl who shared with me her thoughts, worries, and struggles about being pregnant and in high school. There were so many little details that I had never considered before.


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, […]



Where the Sky Meets the Sand by Chris Loehmer Kincaid – Review

Where the Sky Meets the Sand by Chris Loehmer Kincaid – Review

by Phyllis Helton
April 12, 2018
Book Reviews

Where the Sky Meets the Sandby Chris Loehmer Kincaid Published by Ambassador International Publication Date September 1, 2017 Genres: Christian Fiction Setting: Kenya, Illinois Contemporary Main Character Ages: 18-24, 25-60 Written for: Adults Pages: 304 Synopsis: An American businesswoman with a secret past. An African boy without a home. Two […]


Always the Hero by Anna J. Stewart – Review, Excerpt, Giveaway

Always the Hero by Anna J. Stewart – Review, Excerpt, Giveaway

Always the Heroby Anna J. Stewart Series: Butterfly Harbor #4 Published by Harlequin Heartwarming Publication Date March 6, 2018 Genres: Clean Romance Setting: California Contemporary Main Character Ages: 25-34 Written for: Adults Pages: 368 Synopsis: He never relied on anyone but himself… But he needs her now! Butterfly Harbor deputy […]


Finding Love in Eureka by Angela Ruth Strong – Review

Finding Love in Eureka by Angela Ruth Strong – Review

by Phyllis Helton
February 1, 2018
Book Reviews

Finding Love in Eureka, Californiaby Angela Ruth Strong Series: Resort to Love #4 Published by Mountain Brook Ink Publication Date February 1, 2018 Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance Setting: California Contemporary Main Character Ages: 25-35 Written for: Adults Pages: 258 Synopsis: Raised in a family of six adopted siblings, Genevieve […]