Tag: Single Parent


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 […]


A Beautiful Mess by Brenda S. Anderson – Book Review, Preview

A Beautiful Mess by Brenda S. Anderson – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 12, 2019
Book Reviews

A trend I’ve seen with “traditionally published” Christian books lately is that while there are themes of forgiveness and grace, the Gospel message is often watered down or not present at all. While I certainly don’t believe that every Christian book is required to have the Gospel presented to be […]


Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 11, 2019
Blog Tours, Book Reviews

Some books just tear me up inside while I’m reading them. Sometimes it is the circumstances of the characters’ lives. Sometimes it’s the choices they make. With Smoke Screen, it was both! Brenna and Nate’s families were both against seeing the two of them together. Brenna’s because they believed his […]


Mail-Order Misfire by Davalynn Spencer – Book Review, Preview

Mail-Order Misfire by Davalynn Spencer – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
September 3, 2019
Book Reviews

A conversation on Facebook discussed least-favorite plot elements – those that drive people absolutely crazy and cause them to stop reading a book. Several women mentioned things which aren’t necessarily plot elements – language, graphic violence, sex. Certainly those items make me set a book aside as well. And you […]




The Amish Widow’s Rescue by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Widow’s Rescue by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

“It’s YOU!” my nephew exclaimed with a dreamy sigh as he answered the door and melted my heart all at the same time. When we all lived in the same county, my family would gather on Sunday afternoons at my parents’ house. A highlight of our time there was spending […]