Month: February 2021

Roots of Wood and Stone by Amanda Wen – Book Review

Roots of Wood and Stone by Amanda Wen – Book Review

You know “that kid” in school who everyone hated because they messed up the grading curve with their 99% on the test? If books were students, Amanda Wen’s debut novel, Roots of Wood and Stone, is “that kid”. And with books, you want to read the book that is “that […]

The Prince of Spies by Elizabeth Camden – Book Review

The Prince of Spies by Elizabeth Camden – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
February 17, 2021
Book Reviews

From the suspenseful opening sentence to the triumphal ending, The Prince of Spies had me captivated. Romeo and Juliet and Don Quixote blend in Elizabeth Camden’s unique style in this wonderful conclusion to the Hope and Glory series. Each book infuses fascinating historical tidbits in the telling of the stories […]

Vanished in the Mountains by Tanya Stowe – Book Review

Vanished in the Mountains by Tanya Stowe – Book Review

What a great story! Dulcie and Austin were both passionate about their work, and both because of tragedy in their past. I especially admired Dulcie’s commitment to helping women and children who had suffered from abuse despite the memories each encounter must have stirred up. Consistent with the Love Inspired […]

When Twilight Breaks by Sarah Sundin – Book Review

When Twilight Breaks by Sarah Sundin – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
February 8, 2021
Book Reviews

To say I was deeply moved seems so inadequate to describe my experience reading When Twilight Breaks. The characters and the events were fully captivating. Past pains that had shaped Peter’s and Evelyn’s characters and worldview threatened to drive them apart. Peter and Evelyn saw the events occurring in Germany […]