August 2013 Blog Posts (101)

Millie's Treasure by Kathleen Y'Barbo


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Series: The Secret Lives of Will Tucker, Book 2

Date Published: August 1, 2013

Pages: 352

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

Author: Kathleen Y'Barbo



Added by wanda barefoot on August 31, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Review of "Winter in Full Bloom" by Anita Higman

Review of Winter in Full Bloom

by Anita Higman


Lily Winter's wings are folded so tightly around her daughter that when empty nest arrives, she feels she can no longer fly. But Lily's lonely, widowed life changes in a heartbeat when she goes to visit a woman who is almost a stranger to her-a woman who also happens to be her mother. During their fiery reunion, her mother reveals a dark family secret that…


Added by RHONDA NASH-HALL on August 31, 2013 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Review of INTO THE FREE by Julie Cantrell

Into the Free: A Novel [Paperback] Title: Into the Free

Author: Julie Cantrell

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 978-0-7814-0424-2

“I turn again to the words on the wall just as morning breaks through and beams of sunlight reach the wooden cross. It may take a long time, but somehow I believe that the broken pieces of me will come back together. Someone, somewhere, is on my side,” Millie concludes in Julie Cantrell’s novel, Into the Free.

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Added by connywithay on August 31, 2013 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Review of My Mama & Me

My Mama And Me (Sep)

Title: My Mama & Me

Authors: Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley

Illustrator: Phyllis Harris

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 978-1-4143-7973-9

“Jesus is a friend to you. He loves you, and he listens too. He keeps your secrets in his heart, so talk to him – that’s where you start. You can pray or sing a song. He is with you all day long. He will always be your friend. His love for you will never end.” This is one…


Added by connywithay on August 31, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Review of HEART OF THE COUNTRY by Rene Gutteridge & John Ward

Heart Of The Country (Sep) Title: Heart of the Country

Authors: Rene Gutteridge & John Ward

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 978-1-4143-4829-2

“That time is going to come. But before that, you need to figure out why the music stopped and make sure it keeps playing no matter what kind of noise your life brings in,” Luke is told in Rene Gutteridge and John Ward’s novel, Heart of the Country.

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Added by connywithay on August 31, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Review of Hallee Bridgeman's Topaz Heat

Sarah, the youngest sister in Hallee Bridgman's Jewels trilogy, is a spoiled young woman. A nurse in the OB ward of a large Boston Hospital, Sarah is happy. she cannot remember her abusive life before age 9. her sisters were not so fortunate.

Derrick, a product of the streets of Boston, was rescued by Sarah's brother-in-law Tony. Tony educated and trained Derrick to be the fine, Christian man he is now. But all Sarah can see is the hoodlum he was. Derrick adores Sarah,…


Added by kristine morgan on August 30, 2013 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Review of Dark Blue: Color Me Lonely (TrueColors #1) by Melody Carlson

High school sophomore Kara Hendricks’ world is getting turned upside down. She’s losing her best friend, Jordan, to the worst people possible - The Cheerleaders. Since joining the squad, Jordan is more concerned with mingling with the in-crowd than she is with spending time with Kara. Kara feels deserted by her best friend, and becomes withdrawn from everything, until she…


Added by TWJ Magazine on August 30, 2013 at 3:27pm — No Comments


Title: The One Year Holy Land Moments Devotional

Authors: Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein & Dr. Tremper Longman III

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 978-1-4143-7021-7

With two thirds of the Bible being the Old Testament and one third the New Testament, it makes sense to blend Jewish with Christian backgrounds in a daily devotional based on Jesus Christ. In The One Year Holy Land…


Added by connywithay on August 30, 2013 at 1:33pm — No Comments

The Merman of Orford, 1167 AD

 Since we have a mermaid in the news, I thought it would be fun to share this story from my :…


Added by Cheryl Colwell on August 29, 2013 at 7:56pm — No Comments

So What if Oprah Hasn't Read My Book  Last night I partook in my first book club discussion in which the book club discussed my novel. They provided fresh squeezed lemonade (if you’ve read Mother of My Son you’ll know why) and thought-provoking discussion. For a debut, newbie, novelist like me it was one of those moments of gratitude, an oh yes… this is why I started writing in the first place. This connection. For those who’ve asked, tongue in cheek,…


Added by Rachel Allord on August 29, 2013 at 7:55pm — No Comments


Title: Encouragement for Today

Authors: Renee Swope, Lysa TerKeurst, Samantha Evilsizer and the Proverbs 31 Team

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 978-0-3100-3386-0

Women need encouragement in their daily lives – whether it comes from their spouses, parents, children or friends. In Renee Swope, Lysa TerKeurst, Samantha Evilsizer and the Proverbs 31 Team, encouragement is the main theme in this…


Added by connywithay on August 29, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

BookFun.Org (And Me!) Are in the News

I am humbled and exceedingly grateful! Assist News Service, operated by highly respected journalist, Dan Wooding,  featured my book in the front page news


Dan asked me to give him some information to create…


Added by Pamela Christian on August 28, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

You've written your first book: Now what?

Good morning! Wanted you all to know that I have three websites. One is me, (NJ One is my "alter ego" who writes mysteries ( and the third is   http://www.writewithexcellence, where I post thoughts and videos that might help writers and aspiring writers.

This morning's post for writers is…


Added by N. J. Lindquist on August 28, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Blowing on Dandelions by Miralee Ferrell - Review

Do dandelion wishes really come true?

Katherine Galloway knew this moment of calm wouldn’t last, blown away like the dandelion seeds she scattered as a girl. In 1880, three years after her husband’s death, she struggles to run an Oregon boardinghouse and raise two girls alone. Things don't get easier when…


Added by Amy Smith on August 28, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Make a Splash! Celebrate Christian YA Fiction

You're invited to join the Pelican Book Group Watershed Books Party as we celebrate the launch of our new YA imprint. Join us, Oct 3 for fun, freebies and fellowship. .


See you there!



Added by Pelican Book Group on August 28, 2013 at 1:43am — No Comments

What Do Football and Christian Fiction Have in Common?

What do football and Christian fiction have in common? Not much, unless we get your help. Pelican Book Group is entered to win a commercial spot. We don't have a team of horses, a cute reptile, a hungry dog or a celebrity spokesman, but we have something better...You! Help PBG & Christian fiction get national exposure during football's Big Game.…


Added by Pelican Book Group on August 28, 2013 at 1:22am — No Comments

Review of Hallee Bridgeman's Emerald fire

I really enjoyed reading Emerald fire. It was a little confusing in the beginning with multiple times, but once I got into the book I thought it was good. Emerald Fire continues the story of three sisters that began in Sapphire Ice and Greater Than Rubies. Robin and Tony are happily married, but Tony's friend Barry is having marital troubles, and even worse has begun to doubt G-d.

Maxine the middle sister cannot trust men. After the first few dates, when a man…


Added by kristine morgan on August 27, 2013 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Review of Deep Green: Color Me Jealous (TrueColors #2) by Melody Carlson

After a year of serious “crushing”, Jordan Ferguson is finally dating the super hunk of her dreams – Tim, the high school basketball star. There’s only one problem. Shawna, his ex, will do anything to win him back - even seduction, leading to a bitter love triangle. Jordan herself resorts to lying, scheming, and even backstabbing to keep Tim within her…


Added by TWJ Magazine on August 27, 2013 at 3:34pm — No Comments

When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell

Millie discovers hope in the opportunity to move forward with her life, far from atrocities of her past. Sadly, Millie's past is destined to become a major component of her future. Her choice between…

Added by Nancee Marchinowski on August 27, 2013 at 1:23pm — No Comments


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Added by Nora St.Laurent on August 27, 2013 at 6:57am — No Comments

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