7Seven Things To Say About “Fawkes” by Nadine Brandes

This book is Historical Fantasy Fiction. The Gunpowder plot was based on real events as was Guy Fawkes involvement and death. I enjoyed the Color Powers, and “White Light”.  This book is not categorized as Christian Fiction, however it is published by a Christian Publisher.  In this story the “White Light” is hope and truth….

7Seven Things To Say About “An Old Sweetheart of Mine” by James Whitcomb Riley

The Copyright and Printing of this book is 1902 from The Bowen-Merrill Company. The Illustrations are by Howard Chandler Christy with Decorations by Virginia Keep. This poem and corresponding illustrations fill 43 beautiful pages. This poem was originally published in 1891. The illustrations are beautiful. The verse is equally enchanting. This would make a great…

7Seven Christian Fiction Books I Am Looking Forward to in 2019

For years I worked in a bookstore and every Tuesday was filled with New Releases. That is 52 Tuesdays a year filled with new books being released. In 2019 I am looking forward to MANY BOOKS, however here are 7seven Christian Fiction books I can not wait to read! The Number of Love by Roseanna…

7Seven Things to Say About ‘Encountering Our Wild God’ by Kim Meeder

‘Our purpose in this life is pretty straightforward.  Jesus said that the greatest thing we can do is love God and love each other.’ – beginning of the first chapter Wild Simplicity This book is divided into 5 parts, there are chapters within each part that give testimonies of personal encounters with God.  How those…

7Seven Things to Say About “The Accidental Guardian”

Mary Connealy writes great western trilogies, and this is a great beginning of her next series (High Sierra Sweethearts). Deborah Harkness and her sister Gwen are on a wagon train west as caregivers to two children.  They were hired by the young boys parents, who going out west to take their niece to her father,…

7Seven Things to Say About “Emma”

I love all of Jane Austen’s novels, for years I was set on my ranking… Persuasion Pride and Prejudice Sense and Sensibility Emma Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey Though I have always stood firm on my rankings, I think now  I would rank them as Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice Emma/Sense and Sensibility Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey I…

7Seven Things to Say about “Persuasion”

As I said in an earlier post “Persuasion” is my favorite Jane Austen novel.  Here are 7seven thing about “Persuasion” Anne Elliot is smart and her opinion and help is always sought by others. When her family becomes financially unstable, they must downsize, rent their estate, and take a place in Bath, England. When moving…

7seven Things About “Believe Boldly”

As I was reading this book I was mentally listing people I thought would get a lot out of it, until I hit a page about a third of the way in that knocked me down. In the first chapter Erica talks about Normal-rational realists and Supers- the super spiritual, Erica identified as a “Normal”,…