Tag: Second Chances


All Is Bright by Chautona Havig, Kari Trumbo, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson – Book Review, Preview

All Is Bright by Chautona Havig, Kari Trumbo, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson – Book Review, Preview

Starr’s predicament in I’ll Be Home was quite moving. As the youngest of five children, she had never quite felt she was wanted or belonged. Those feelings were compounded when her sister unapologetically captured the heart of Starr’s boyfriend and was now going to marry him. I have not read […]


The Piper’s Pursuit by Melanie Dickerson – Book Review

The Piper’s Pursuit by Melanie Dickerson – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
December 5, 2019
Book Reviews

The Piper’s Pursuit by Melanie Dickerson Series: Hagenheim #10 Published by Thomas Nelson Publication Date December 3, 2019 Genres: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Action/Adventure, Christian Fiction, Clean Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling Setting: Holy Roman Empire Middle Ages – 400 to 1600 Written for: High-School/Young Adult Pages: 320 Synopsis: A plague […]



Christmas on Breakers Point by Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Christmas on Breakers Point by Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Prepare yourself for heartbreak, second chances and deep spiritual discussions. Uncle Bud was so charming and wonderful!! He had numerous terms of endearment for Mallory, almost always a different one. It was so sweet the names he chose. This man of faith knew that his “expiration date” was approaching rapidly […]


The Reluctant Guardian by Laura Beers – Book Review, Preview

The Reluctant Guardian by Laura Beers – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 29, 2019
Book Reviews

As much as I enjoy reading Regency stories, I certainly wouldn’t want to live in that era! With women relegated to second place, daughters being forced to marry against their wishes, ladies discouraged from learning anything useful or doing too much reading. Yuck! When Emeline ‘s step-mother reveals her dastardly […]


Abraham by Jennifer Beckstrand – Book Review, Preview

Abraham by Jennifer Beckstrand – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 28, 2019
Book Reviews

Tall, handsome, strong, shy, kind. Seriously? Could Abraham be any more appealing? Oh, did I mention that he loves his little brothers and helps his mom clean the house? After reading Andrew, I knew that I had to read everything Jennifer Beckstrand writes about these brothers, especially Alfie and Benji! […]




Snowflake Sweethearts by Carrie Turansky – Book Review, Preview

Snowflake Sweethearts by Carrie Turansky – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 14, 2019
Book Reviews

Given the opportunity to review this book by Carrie Turansky, I couldn’t pass it up, despite a full blog calendar! Snowflake Sweethearts is a sweet romance of second chances. Brought together when Alex’s grandmother Irene experienced a heart attack, Alex and Annie struggled to trust each other. Abandonment issues from […]