Best Biblical Fiction Authors + 6 Reasons to Read Their Books

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Best Biblical Fiction Authors and 6 Reasons to Read Their Books

In this post: 8 Biblical Fiction Authors, and Why I Read Them! Some Friends and I were out for a Girls I mean Mom’s afternoon recently when the topic of Biblical Fiction came up. Now if you know me at all, you know I read a lot. My favorite categories are historical and Biblical fiction. I was surprised by how many of my friends were afraid, or at least nervous, about reading Biblical Fiction. I certainly understood their reasons. Primarily it was not wanting to get the Truth and a fictional account confused and mixed up in their minds. Combine … Read More

Aiming For Love With Funny Light Hearted Books

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Fun Light hearted books full of adventure

Well, Today’s #ChristianBooktober 28th already, and I’m not quite sure where the month went! I couldn’t put Aiming for Love down. It might have something to do with walking a baby who wouldn’t sleep, and I can still navigate the house while reading on my kindle. But I doubt it. I think it was the storyline. It was very compelling! Brides of Hope Mountain is a unique historical romantic comedy trilogy of funny light hearted books. I’ve now gotten to read both 1-2, and am eager for book 3 to come out. We have one of those fun combinations today. … Read More

The Painted Castle: It’s Beautiful and Courageous!

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Well, It’s #ChristianBooktober 21st! A trip to The Painted Castle should do us all some good! Kristy Cambron does an excellent job with the travel arrangements! I mean, traveling about the world, and back and forth through time should be exhausting. But Kristy takes us on the adventure with a smile and a wink, and the only jetlag involved is that which comes from staying up too late reading (again)!!! (Who, me? Would I do such a thing?? Yes. Absolutely! 100%) This book is on tour with Celebrate Lit, and we are privileged to share a spotlight from them. I … Read More

Are You Ready to Climb Hope’s Highest Mountain?

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Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 19, and we get to take a look at Hope’s Highest Mountain, by Misty M. Beller. This is a work of Historical Fiction that packs the punch of doing what’s right, no matter what. The cost might be high, but it’s worth the effort. I believe that’s what Ingrid would want you to understand, anyway! I haven’t read this one, but I thought you’d enjoy this Celebrate Lit Spotlight! About Hope’s Highest Mountain Book: Hope’s Highest Mountain Author: Misty M. Beller Genre: Historical Romance Release Date: October 2019 When Ingrid Chastain agreed to accompany her father to deliver vaccines to … Read More

Better Than Fiction: The Power of Her Imagination

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It’s #ChristianBooktober, Day 16! Today’s Spotlight: Better Than Fiction by April W. Gardner &  Michelle Massaro. This book looks like it covers some difficult territory, but with Grace and Humor. When you crave your spouse’s attention but get crumbs, what do you do? Meghan here has a few ideas… Will she realize that real life can be better than fiction before it’s too late? I hope so!  About Better Than Fiction Book: Better than Fiction Author: April W. Gardner &  Michelle Massaro Genre: Historical Fiction/Contemporary Fiction Release Date: April 4, 2016 Imagining him was harmless…until it wasn’t. Romance novelist Meghan Townsend’s marriage is slipping, … Read More

Darcy By Any Other Name: Pride and Prejudice

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Here’s #ChristianBooktober Day 7: Darcy By Any Other Name Today on #ChristianBooktober, let’s shine the spotlight on Darcy by any Other Name, by Laura Hile. I’ve never read Pride and Prejudice *GASP!!* There. I’ve admitted it. No particular reason, I just never got there. But I Did grow up with the movie Freaky Friday. And this appears to be a cross between the two. Sounds like fun to me! I have not read this one, but I hope to get a chance! There are a few links to some great reviews below, so stop by and check them out! About … Read More

A Promise To Break by Kathryn Spurgeon

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#ChristianBooktober Day 6: A Promise to Break. Now I have not read this book. I was already fully ‘booked’ when Celebrate Lit set up the tour. So they are allowing me to spotlight here in the Library. Historical fiction is an awesome way to experience the past and bring it to life again! I think it sounds fascinating, and I hope you like it! About the Book: A Promise to Break Book: A Promise to Break Author: Kathryn Spurgeon Genre: Christian Historical Release Date: July 11, 2016 SIBYL TRIMBLE, the daughter of a wealthy banking family during the Great Depression in Shawnee, Oklahoma, promises … Read More

The Trouble with Nancy & The Pony Express

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Welcome! It’s #ChristianBooktober Day 3: The Trouble with Nancy Oh, boy, you are in for something of a wild ride here! I don’t know about you but I grew up watching Disney Channel movies in the late 90s / early 2000s. Movies like Motocrossed. If you enjoyed that movie, where a girl pretends to be her brother in a physically demanding and dangerous situation for a very good cause, then you’ll love The Trouble with Nancy. Just add the Pony Express! ? I received an advance copy of The Trouble with Nancy from the author. Since I am Not officially … Read More

Learn Forgiveness Now with Daughters of Northern Shores

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Woman standing on a hill overlooking the harbor, sailing ship, Daughters of Northern Shores, healing through forgiveness

There is much to be said about the power of healing through forgiveness. Today’s Celebrate Lit Book Tour does a great job of showing exactly how powerful. Healing and forgiveness often go hand in hand. I’m sure some of you have already experienced this. Whether emotional or physical health is what you are looking for, I would consider the possibility of finding healing through forgiveness. Firsthand Healing Through Forgiveness Personally, after an intense prayer time last year, with someone who is trained in Transformation Prayer Ministries, I experienced this firsthand. I didn’t consciously realize some things that needed to be … Read More

Who Was Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia? 6 Noble Characteristics Worth Sharing

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So, Queen Esther of Persia. Who was she? Did she really exist? Was King Xerxes truly so in love with her that he was willing to find a way to save a whole people group? And what’s the deal with Mordechai and Haman?? Today’s Celebrate Lit Book Tour is a fictional account of the story of Hadassah: Queen Esther of Persia. You know how much I like Biblical fiction, so this time I’m doing something a little different. Below the tour, I want to get into more of Esther’s story from a directly Biblical perspective. I hope you will join … Read More