Refining Josie

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Refining Josie by Carolyn Miller on tour with Celebrate Lit January 2023

Refining Josie is a story I’ve been looking forward to for almost 2 years. Ever since Josie’s sister Sam’s story, with the hints we got of Josie, and how no one really understood her, and why she’d changed so much. I must say it was absolutely worth the wait. Check it out, and then enter the giveaway below before you go! About the Book Book: Refining Josie Author: Carolyn Miller Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: December 6, 2022 What’ll it take for the prodigal daughter to share her deepest secrets… and her heart? Josephine Green returns to the islands in an attempt to … Read More

Skyworld: Best Christian Steampunk Books

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Gears and Steam "Christian Steampunk Books"

Today, we enter a whole new world. Some of the dangers are far too familiar. But some are very unique and creative. As much as I enjoyed being a guest to Skyworld, I’m not sure I would want to live there. I’ll admit that I didn’t know what ‘steampunk’ was until this book. But it’s pretty cool. Victorian culture, steam-powered advanced technology, and a fascination with science. And I must say, this author hit the ball out of the park with her Christian Steampunk books! Why Read Christian Steampunk Books? Christian Steampunk books explore a unique ‘what if’ that really … Read More

10 Biblical Convictions To Live By In Everyday Life

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Biblical Convictions: When God Convicts Your Heart

How well do you live out your Biblical Convictions? When God convicts your heart of something in particular, whether he wants you to stop doing something, or maybe step up and act, do you follow Him? I have to admit I don’t, always, but I’m doing better. And the book we’re going to highlight today, well, it’s a ton of fun, but it will absolutely challenge you to stand up and act on some of your Biblical convictions. Putting your beliefs into real-world action, instead of just saying ‘yes, I believe that,’ it means actually demonstrating what’s in your heart. … Read More

29 Best Christian Beach Reads That Have Substance

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These Christian beach reads will challenge your faith muscles, have you laughing and crying, and basically cause you to take an escape from reality that better prepares you for real life. They make for great books to read on the beach, or when you wish you could be there. Full of life-changing, crushing and strengthening experiences, on or near the beach. I did receive advance copies of many of these Christian beach reads and chose to share my honest opinions here. Though I should tell you, it was entirely my choice to make them permanent residents all together here. Independence … Read More

Best Chronology of the Bible Timeline Using Christian Books

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To enhance your experience with studying the Bible, try picking selections from this Chronology of the Bible Timeline-Old Testament Timeline Edition. You’ll find loads of Christian books and Bible studies, plus the best Biblical Fiction novels.  Whether you struggle with putting the timeline of the Bible in order, just want to experience a particular period of time, or perhaps imagine a particular person’s backstory, these books will bring the people of the Bible to life right in front of you.  Note, I’ve also included some good books for kids!  Chronology of The Bible The Bible isn’t exactly put together Chronologically, … Read More

Endangered Refuge

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Endangered Refuge on tour with Celebrate Lit

Endangered Refuge kicks off with a peaceful scene rapidly shattered with drama. The supense and action keep you focused, and only mildly annoyed when the inevitable dumb decisions happen. The romance has just enough history to spring to life in the midst of the tension of the moment. The mission to save the tigers, and the peek into their world as highly prized ‘commodities’ is completely fascinating. About the Book Book: Endangered Refuge Author: Sherri Wilson Johnson Genre: Christian Contemporary Romantic Suspense Release date: August 2, 2022 He wants to protect her. She wants to protect him. A powerful man with dark secrets may … Read More

5 Keys to Praying in Public & Staying Panic Free

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5 keys to praying in public: The unlikely yarn of the dragon lady, over blue yarn on a wooden table

Praying in public can be scary. Uncomfortable. High pressure… But as the Dragon Lady discovered, powerful and effective as a living witness both to you yourself and for those around you. Let’s see what we can learn together about public prayer, and then, maybe give it a try? 5 Keys to Praying In Public and Staying Panic Free There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes time for praying in public. Things that take the pressure off, whether you’re praying with your life group, the waitress at the restaurant, or anywhere else. Because we are human, … Read More

Contentment in the Bible and Life: God With Us

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Contentment: God With Us

Contentment. Satisfaction. At Peace. You keep hearing about Contentment in the Bible. About Contentment in life. You’re told to be content with what you have. But what exactly does that mean, and how do you get there? I read a book recently that really brought this concept front and center, and not because the characters were content. They weren’t discontented exactly, but they had an interesting take on the whole concept. That caused me to do some thinking and some research. So let’s look at this together. Contentment in the Bible Contentment in the Bible is more than just a … Read More

Who’s the Best? Christian Book Marketing For Aspiring Writers

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So you’ve written a book, and maybe even gotten it published. What now? If you’re ready to dive into some Christian book marketing, then I highly recommend you take the time to connect with Sandy and her team over at Celebrate Lit Publicity Group. They are an awesome team to work with as a Christian book blogger, and I know many established and aspiring authors agree that Christian book marketing has become so much less stressful since they connected up with Celebrate Lit! Celebrate Lit: Christian Book Marketing When I started this book blog, I assumed that I would have … Read More

Dial E for Endearment: A Sweet Story

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I could not put this one down. It’s a beautiful, light story, that shows real people with real struggles, but lifts you up in the process. I have always had eye issues, but nothing like Everly. Still, it was a nice connection. I hope you’ll leave a comment, and then enter the giveaway while you’re here. You never know, but that you just might win! About the Book Book: Dial E for Endearment Author: Heidi Gray McGill Genre: Sweet Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: February 1, 2022 Everly Johnson is every man’s dream of the perfect date, even though none of her audience has … Read More