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 […]

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 […]