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

Lydia in the Bible: 6 Lessons We Still Need

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I absolutely love the story of Lydia in the Bible! The way God directed Paul, taking him somewhere he hadn’t even considered going, in order to reach Lydia, seller of purple, the God-fearing woman who had resources, and a generous spirit.  Through her, the church at Philippi was given a home, and her life was never the same again! Let’s explore Paul and Lydia’s story together: The Story of Lydia in the Bible: Acts 16:6-15 NIV First, the setup: Paul’s mission was to serve God and spread the Gospel to the Gentiles*. He had to be able to listen when … Read More

Blended Lives

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We’re all blending our lives with those around us. But Sarah and Seth have the added complexities of 2 kids apiece, widowhood, and unspoken dreams. Watching these two figuring things out is a lot of fun! Plus we get more of Scott and Beth’s story, as we read. I love these two! You can read more about this series over on my beach reads page. About the Book Book: Blended Lives Author: Melissa Wardwell Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: February 22, 2022 Wedding bells are ringing on the islands, but more than romance is in the air. Seth Mikels experienced a fulfilling marriage with … Read More

How to Be a Princess: 7 Characteristics of a Princess

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Author Toni Shiloh is joining us today to talk about how to be a princess, and share her brand new modern-day princess story! Many young girls play dress-up and pretend to be a princess, but what if a young, American woman actually found out she was a princess? Would It Be a Dream Come True to Be a Princess? Brielle Bayo is an 8th-grade civics teacher who lives in New York. Her life is no different than the next person until her mother informs her she’s a princess and the heir to the throne in Oloro Ilé. You’ll have to … Read More

Reclaiming Hope: The Organizer Meets the Surfer

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Reclaiming Hope is the story I’ve been waiting months for. It’s fun, and funny, but it also gets wrapped around your heart pretty quickly. You want to defend both main characters, while also giving each one a piece of your mind once or twice. Stretching and growing (and sharing what’s going on in your head and heart) isn’t always fun, but it’s worthwhile. Come see how Callie and Kai manage. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway, so you have a chance at a free copy of the book! About the Book Book: Reclaiming Hope Author: Carolyn Miller Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: December 7, … Read More

How To Have a Book Date: Watch These 16 Fictional Couples

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I know there are 2 different kinds of book dates, the kind you get when everyone leaves you alone with your new book (wonderful!) and the kind where you recreate a scene from a book. Sometimes, I have a hard time coming up with an idea other than dinner and a movie (at home or out). But I got to thinking about some of the books I’ve read in the last year or two, and there’s a ton of ideas here, and most will work whether you’re dating or married. And of course, as a Libraryan, I couldn’t keep them … Read More

Welcome to Hooper Safe Haven

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This week’s book tour is a fun read, and I enjoyed it immensely. A young woman who is hiding and crafted a new life for herself, a young man whose dreams were snatched by a sports injury. The father who is learning to let go, and find hope and happiness that has eluded him for far too long. And of course, the animals who connect them! Don’t forget to leave a comment and enter the giveaway while you’re here. It’s worth your time! About the Book Book: Hooper Safe Haven Author: Rachel Skatvold Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: October 26, 2021 Harbors should … Read More

When The Pilot Falls

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Welcome to the 1920s. Things are hard. Economically, relationally, racially… But there’s also a lot of beauty and kindness and compassion and…much like the 2020s. Today’s story is one of the best I’ve read in this time period. I thoroughly enjoyed myself reading it, even when I wanted to throttle a character or two. I hope you’ll take it for a spin, or at least enter the giveaway below for a chance to win a copy! About the Book Book: When the Pilot Falls Author: April Hayman Genre: Christian Historical Mystery, Fairytale Release date: September 7, 2021 In 1923, there aren’t many pilots, but Willie … Read More

Seasoned Grace: Together, They Learn the Truth and Find Healing

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Seasoned Grace On tour with Celebrate Lit

Today’s tour is an emotional one, unpacking old wounds, and discovering the truth that can heal them. Seasoned Grace is full of hope and opportunities for growth. If we allow ourselves half a chance, we can overcome incredible heartache and find wholeness. I’ll be carrying this story close for a long time. The lessons are well shared, and natural. It’s not preachy in a “do this if you want to heal from this kind of trauma” way. It simply shares the messy complicated lives of several characters, with plenty of mistakes. In the midst, you’ll laugh plenty, but you’ll also … Read More

Top 20 Christian Mystery Books To Read Now

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Well, it’s past time we talked about Christian mystery books. Mysteries can be so much fun, and when you find a good cozy mystery series or Christian suspense book, you’re in for a treat. Because you get to unravel a puzzle and build your faith at the same time. And what could be better than that? So let’s jump right into the best Christian mystery books around! Best Christian Mystery Books Here are the best Christian mystery books I’ve read, that fall somewhere between cozy mysteries and Christian suspense books. That middle ground, with mild suspense, but not too much. … Read More