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Welcome, Brittany at BooksandBiscuitsBlog!

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My name is Brittany and I am the primary reviewer at the Books and Biscuits Blog.  I am very excited to join a great network of other people interested in Christian books!

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The Saturday Night Supper Club – Carla Laureano (5 Stars)

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 7:13am 0 Comments

Ms. Laureano kicks off her Supper Club series with The Saturday Night Supper Club.  Rachel Bishop has made a name for herself in the Denver fine-dining scene, earning a coveted James Beard Award and serving as executive chef of her own restaurant.  When an article that references her work goes viral, Rachel finds herself pushed out of her position and left with few allies in the culinary world.  Alex Kanin never intended his article to destroy Rachel’s career, especially as it was…

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The Sea Before Us – Sarah Sundin (5 Stars)

Posted on February 6, 2018 at 9:47am 0 Comments

In The Sea Before Us, Ms. Sundin opens her Sunrise at Normandy series, which tells the story of three brothers serving in very different roles on D-Day.  Lt. Wyatt Paxton joins the U.S. Navy to escape from an unfortunate family situation, but the events of 1944 land this Texan in London, where his country roots turn him around in the big city.  Fortunately, Dorothy Fairfax of the Women’s Royal Naval Service and her fellow Wrens are assigned to assist him, as the Americans and…

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Jane of Austin – Hillary Manton Lodge (5 Stars)

Posted on January 30, 2018 at 8:42am 0 Comments

Ms. Lodge recently released Jane of Austin as a contemporary nod to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.  Jane and her sisters live in San Francisco, where they have made a comfortable living as the proprietors of a boutique tea shop.  When their landlord dies and his heirs decide to take over the property, the Woodward sisters are forced to find a new location.  With sky-high rents throughout the area, the family decides to take advantage of their distant cousin’s offer to…

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Perennials – Julie Cantrell (4-4.5 Stars)

Posted on January 23, 2018 at 9:05am 0 Comments

In Perennials, Eva “Lovey” Sutherland finds herself traveling back to her hometown in Oxford, Mississippi, for her parents’ 50th wedding anniversary.  For years, Eva felt that she was forced to abandon her idyllic childhood by her older sister, who cruelly blamed her for all of life’s wrongs.  However, Eva’s years away in Arizona have given her perspective and its own share of failure, even in the face of great success in her career.  In renewing her relationship with her…

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The Saturday Night Supper Club – Carla Laureano (5 Stars)

Ms. Laureano kicks off her Supper Club series with The Saturday Night Supper Club.  Rachel Bishop has made a name for herself in the Denver fine-dining scene, earning a coveted James Beard Award and serving as executive chef of her own restaurant.  When an article that references her work goes viral, Rachel finds herself pushed out of her position and left with few allies in the culinary world.  Alex Kanin never intended his article to destroy Rachel’s career, especially as it was meant to…See More
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The Sea Before Us – Sarah Sundin (5 Stars)

In The Sea Before Us, Ms. Sundin opens her Sunrise at Normandy series, which tells the story of three brothers serving in very different roles on D-Day.  Lt. Wyatt Paxton joins the U.S. Navy to escape from an unfortunate family situation, but the events of 1944 land this Texan in London, where his country roots turn him around in the big city.  Fortunately, Dorothy Fairfax of the Women’s Royal Naval Service and her fellow Wrens are assigned to assist him, as the Americans and British plan for…See More
Feb 6
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Jane of Austin – Hillary Manton Lodge (5 Stars)

Ms. Lodge recently released Jane of Austin as a contemporary nod to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.  Jane and her sisters live in San Francisco, where they have made a comfortable living as the proprietors of a boutique tea shop.  When their landlord dies and his heirs decide to take over the property, the Woodward sisters are forced to find a new location.  With sky-high rents throughout the area, the family decides to take advantage of their distant cousin’s offer to move to Austin,…See More
Jan 30
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Perennials – Julie Cantrell (4-4.5 Stars)

In Perennials, Eva “Lovey” Sutherland finds herself traveling back to her hometown in Oxford, Mississippi, for her parents’ 50th wedding anniversary.  For years, Eva felt that she was forced to abandon her idyllic childhood by her older sister, who cruelly blamed her for all of life’s wrongs.  However, Eva’s years away in Arizona have given her perspective and its own share of failure, even in the face of great success in her career.  In renewing her relationship with her family, she also…See More
Jan 23
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Troubled Waters – Susan May Warren (4.5 Stars)

As the fourth novel in Ms. Warren’s Montana Rescue series, Troubled Waters finally tells the story of Ian Shaw and Sierra Rose.  Both long-time characters in Ms. Warren’s recent books, Ian and Sierra’s relationship has been at the heart of the series, even as they have encountered incredible challenges caused by the sudden disappearance of Ian’s college-age niece, Esme.  In a last-ditch effort to resolve the conflict that exists between them, Sierra finally solves the mystery of Esme’s…See More
Jan 16
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Blue Ridge Sunrise – Denise Hunter (4 Stars)

Ms. Hunter kicks off her new Blue Ridge Romance series with Blue Ridge Sunrise.  Zoe Collins grew up in the shadow of her brother, Brady, even as she made a name for herself in the town of Copper Creek as a free spirit and talented singer.  When her relationship with Brady’s best friend, Cruz Huntley, falls apart, Zoe leaves town with Kyle, another local singer, to become professional musicians in Nashville.  Five years later, Zoe returns for her grandmother’s funeral, discovering along the way…See More
Jan 9
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A Song Unheard – Roseanna M. White (5 Stars)

A Song Unheard continues Ms. White’s Shadows Over England series, picking up right where A Name Unknown left off.  Willa Forsythe has made herself an essential member of an adopted family of thieves.  However, her skills as a violin prodigy land her a role stealing war secrets from a Belgian refugee, who happens to be a world-famous violinist himself.  After the German invasion of his Belgian hometown, Lukas De Wilde is forced to flee, even as he becomes separated from his mother and younger…See More
Jan 2
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The Ladies of Ivy Cottage – Julie Klassen (4.5 Stars)

In The Ladies of Ivy Cottage, Ms. Klassen continues her Tales from Ivy Hill series.  Rachel Ashford and Mercy Grove originally made their appearance in The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill, but find themselves as the primary characters of the series’ second novel.  Mercy and her aunt have lived in Ivy Cottage for years, where they house a school for girls.  When Rachel finds herself without a family or home, Mercy invites her to live at the school and help out as best as she can.  However, she soon…See More
Dec 26, 2017
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One Enchanted Noel: A Novella – Melissa Tagg (5 Stars)

In One Enchanted Noel, Leigh Renwycke finds herself becoming discontent with the much-awaited normalcy of her life in Maple Valley.  As the assistant manager of the town’s most notable restaurant, she has finally started to rebuild her and her daughter’s lives, even as she dreams of one day becoming an event planner.  When Seb Pierce arrives in town, he thinks he only has to renovate Maple Valley’s long-vacant theater.  Instead, he finds himself in need of some help to fulfill the town’s…See More
Dec 19, 2017
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The House on Foster Hill – Jaime Jo Wright (3.5-4 Stars)

In The House on Foster Hill, Kaine Prescott returns to her ancestral family’s hometown in Wisconsin to leave behind her tragic past in California.  She hopes by restoring a historical estate, she can finally grieve and recover from the murder of her husband and the impact that event had on her life.  She fears that her past career helping abused women had finally caught up with her in California.  Unfortunately, the house has its own past and is in terrible condition when Kaine arrives.  Ivy…See More
Dec 12, 2017
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Where We Belong – Lynn Austin (5 Stars)

In Where We Belong, Rebecca and Flora Hawes find themselves in the Sinai Desert on the hunt for Biblical manuscripts.  However, a sandstorm and other unexpected events delay through journey, providing them the time and opportunity to reflect back on their lifetimes and the situations that led them to this point.  As unorthodox Victorian women, Rebecca and Flora have clung to their faith and family, even as they have chosen lives dedicated to scholarly efforts and philanthropic ventures that…See More
Dec 5, 2017
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The Space Between Words – Michele Phoenix (4-4.5 Stars)

In The Space Between Words, Jessica finds herself in the midst of the Paris attacks.  As an American in a Parisian hospital, she struggles to grasp the horror of her experience, even as the French medical professionals try to help her understand the situation.  Her friend, Patrick, helps her to cope through the early days of her recovery as he encourages her to pursue their planned journey to the southern part of France for an antiquing trip.  A chance encounter and an antique box of old…See More
Nov 28, 2017
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Out of the Ordinary – Jen Turano (4.5 Stars)

Out of the Ordinary continues Ms. Turano’s Apart from the Crowd series.  Gertrude Cadwalader has long established herself as one of the wallflowers (featured in earlier parts of the series), becoming good friends with the other characters of the series.  Along the way, her name has become tied to Harrison Sinclair, a particularly eccentric shipping magnate.  During her friends’ engagement party, Gertrude loses track of her long-time companion, the wealthy Mrs. Davenport.  With a proclivity…See More
Nov 21, 2017
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The Crooked Path – Irma Joubert (4 Stars)

The Crooked Path follows much of the life of Lettie, a South African girl.  Her friends (many of whom were introduced in Ms. Joubert’s previous novels) all seem prettier and overall better than Lettie, even as she finds her own form of accomplishment in becoming a doctor.  Even as a professional young woman, Lettie thinks of herself as second best, until she meets Marco.  Growing up in Italy, Marco became caught up in the tragic Holocaust events of World War II.  With severely damaged health,…See More
Nov 14, 2017
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The Austen Escape – Katherine Reay (5 Stars)

Ms. Reay’s newest novel, The Austen Escape, features the friendship of Mary Davies and Isabel Dwyer.  Mary has her life together with a great job as an engineer at a start-up with excellent prospects.  Through her job, she has met a handsome consultant, who has turned into a trusted friend and possibly more.  However, Isabel soon cuts in on Mary’s life, when she springs a two-week trip to England as an emergency that could further strain or fix their friendship.  Isabel depends on the trip as…See More
Nov 7, 2017
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A Dangerous Legacy – Elizabeth Camden (5 Stars)

In A Dangerous Legacy, Lucy Drake pursues justice for generations of her family, who have been plagued by an ongoing legal battle over her grandfather’s invention.  While her uncle’s family gains a fortune from over-pricing a water valve, Lucy hopes that one day the price will be lowered to allow it to be used to bring fresh water to the poor living in tenements.  Without a fortune to her name, Lucy works as a telegrapher for the Associated Press, where she puts her skills to the test to beat…See More
Oct 31, 2017

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At 1:29pm on March 18, 2015, Dorothy Love said…

 Hey Brittany, Thanks for finding me here. Delighted to be your friend!!

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At 12:45pm on March 17, 2015, Kathy Harris said…

Hi, Brittany! WELCOME TO TBCN Where Book Fun Begins!

 

We’re glad you’re here!! Your site looks great. Here are more ways you can get involved…

 

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Read a great book you want to tell others about? Here’s the place! Each month a box is set up (on the right hand corner of the front page) for nominations of fiction and non-fiction books. After the nomination period, the community votes on “book of the month” for each category. 

 

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