Book Review: Write the Book You’re Meant to Write

Write the Book You’re Meant to Write: A Guide for First-time Authors

by Gail Woodard

Dudley Court Press

Professional & Technical , Reference

Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Write the Book You’re Meant to Write through Dudley Court Press or Netgalley:

If you have ever wanted to write a book then Write the Book You’re Meant to Write May be of help to you, in this short book you will learn the truth from the myths of writing a book and publishing to the facts.

This book will work for you whether you are writing fiction or non-fiction, you will be encouraged to share your ideas.

This book reminds us that many aspiring authors commit mistakes but that does not mean you have too. You are reminded that this is not a journey you have to go through alone.

I give Write the Book You’re Meant to Write four out of five stars!

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Book Review: The Affectionate Theology of Richard Sibes

The Affectionate Theology of Richard Sibbes

by Mark Dever

Reformation Trust Publishing

Ligonier Ministries

Christian , Religion & Spirituality

Pub Date 01 Mar 2018

I am reviewing a copy of The Affectionate Theology of Richard Sibbe’s through Reformation Trust Publishing/ Ligonier Ministries and Netgalley :

Richard Sibbes lived in a time of both political turmoil and religious upheaval but despite that he continually applied the reformation theology to his hearers lives.

Richard Sibbes emphasized the security of God’s Covenant, the call for assurance of Salvation, and where ones heart should be in the Christian Life.

The Affectionate Theology of Richard Sibbes brings light to this fascinating figure of the Reformation!

I give The Affectionate Theology of Richard Sibbes five out of five stars!

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Book Review: Phoebe’s Light

Phoebe’s Light

by Suzanne Woods Fisher



Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Phoebe’s Light through Revell and Netgalley:

Phoebe Starbucks has often given into the whims of her Father, but now for the first time she is doing what she wants to do. She is Marrying Phineas Foulger and sailing far away from Nantucket. Before she leaves her Father giver her two gifts a sheepskin journal that had belonged to her highly regarded Great Grandmother Mary an early settler of Nantucket. The other gift is a minder on the whaling ship cooper Matthew Mitchell a man she can’t stand.

It does not take long for Phoebe to realize life at sea is certainly not easier than life on land, She’s lonely sick and disillusioned by Phineas Foulger’s lies so she turns to Great Mary’s journals and is drawn into her life. To her utter shock she discovers that her Great Grandmother carried a secret that will carry repercussions to everyone on the ship.

This captivating story within a story will leave you wanting more.

I give Phoebe’s Light five out of five stars!

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Book Review: Kill Shot

Kill Shot

A Novel

by Susan Sleeman



Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Kill Shot through Faithworks and Netgalley:

A killer with a deadly new weapon, a smart bullet.

The kind of fear that can haunt you forever, especially if you are a member of the White Knight’s experts of the FBI’s special task force. Rick Cannon has known the department of defense was developing a self steering bullet a smart bullet, a bullet that can turn a novice into a lethal sniper!

And now the smart bullets have fallen into the hands of a murderer!

A homeless vet is killed with this new technology, leaving Rick Cannon to wonder how many more murders until these so called Smart bullets are taken off the street, these bullets with their 100 percent accuracy.

It is not only the White Knight’s hunting for whoever took the Smart Bullets, Therapist Olivia Dobbs finds one of her clients right after they are murdered so she fast becomes not only a witness but a suspect as well.

Rick Cannon has an immediate attraction with Olivia Dobbs but he won’t let that interfere with his investigation , but soon the sniper trains his rifle on her, Rick must remember what he learned as a Marine sniper to save Olivia? Will he be able to do it?

I give Kill Shot five out of five stars!

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Book Review: Girl in the Midst

Girl in the Mist

by S.T. Young

Entangled Publishing, LLC

Entangled: Amara

Mystery & Thrillers , Romance

Pub Date 26 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Girl In the Midst through Entrangled Publishing, LLC and Netgalley:

Three years ago Nina Hernandez disappeared without a trace. Naval Intelligence Officer agent Rory O’Donnell finds her being tortured in a torturous mental hospital. At first he’s not sure if it really is Nina or not or if she is undercover and faking it, but one thing is clear something sinister is going on.

Rory frees Nina from the torturous mental hospital and together they work to stay hidden from those who are after them.

As they travel across country to find their escape they find themselves in one danger after another.

I give Girl in the Midst Four out of five stars!

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Book Review: A Passionate Hope

A Passionate Hope

Hannah’s Story

by Jill Eileen Smith



Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of A Passionate Hope through Revell and Netgalley:

This book will transport us back to to the Old Testament time of Hannah and her husband Elkanah. Hannah and her husband Elkanah show a deep abiding love for each other as well as for his Tabernacle in Shiloh, but the corruption by the Priests greatly hurts them and they play for restoration and deliverance, but years pass and nothing changes. They also discover Hannah is barren.

After being pressured by his family Elkanah takes another wife Peninnah and she quickly begins to have children. Hannah feeling disgraced and taunted by Peninnah quickly turns to prayer, a prayer that seems to go unanswered. Her Husbands new wife taunts and teases her, but despite Peninnah’s cruelty Hannah remains kind.

Hannah cannot help but wonder why her pleas are not answered, why her kindness to a cruel women don’t seem to go noticed, or does it?

I give A Passionate Hope five out of five stars!

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Book Review: In Bloom

In Bloom

Trading Restless Insecurity for Abiding Confidence

by Kayla Aimee

B&H Publishing Group (B&H Books, Holman Bibles, B&H Español, and B&H Kids)

B&H Books


Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of In Bloom through B&H Books and Netgalley:

In Bloom reminds us that we are not alone, that most women have dealt with the feeling of not measuring up.

If you ever were made to feel ugly, or unintelligent, if you ever felt left out or laughed at in girlhood or womanhood In Bloom will remind you that you are not alone.

In Bloom helps us to deal with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy and replace them with steadfast truths and spiritual affirmations. We will learn to replace our need for approval with the enduring promise of acceptance. We will also learn the importance of uncovering our purpose, unlock our potential and celebrate the unique individual God made us.

I give In Bloom five out of five stars!

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Book Review: Sugar Lump

Sugar Lump

by Megan Gaudino

Evernight Teen

Romance , Teens & YA

Pub Date 17 Jan 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Sugar Lump through Evernight Teen and Netgalley:

C.C is a seventeen year old travel blogger who has been stuck on a never ending road trip with her wanderlust Father. But her Dad lands a job in Sugar Lump Wedding Capital of the world, C.C is finally able to have a place she can call home, complete with two quirky friends and a boy she crushes on. Sugar Lump is more shades of perfect than she could imagine.

But nothing about the town is what it seems. When C.C overhears the mayor threatening to take an employee out for not fulfilling a the terms of the contract, the towns idyllic facade falls apart, C.C is devastated at the possibility of having to move again.

I give Sugar Lump four out of five stars

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Book Review: The Sea Before Us

The Sea Before Us

by Sarah Sundin



Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of The Sea Before Us through Revell and Netgalley:

Once again Sarah Sundin Out does herself.

In 1944 Naval Officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton arrives in London so they can prepare for the allied Invasion of France, there he works closely with Dorothy Fairfax a Wren in the Women’s Royal Naval Service. She pieces together photographs including those of her families summer home in France all in order to create an accurate map of Normandy these maps will Wyatt will turn into a Naval Bombardment plan.

Naval Officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton and Dorothy Fairfax spend a lot of time together in the pressure cooker of the war. Their friendship deepens and soon threatens to turn to love. But Dorothy cannot be drawn in to the pull of love because her Father needs her and another man already has her heart, and Wyatt also has a lot to loose. As he grows closer to Dorothy Wyatt fears his efforts to win the war, will also destroy everything he loves.

If you’re a fun of historical fiction then I’d recommend The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin.

Five out of five stars!

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Book Review: Harp On the Willow

Harp on the Willow

by BJ Hoff

Harvest House Publishers

Christian , Historical Fiction

Pub Date 06 Feb 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Harp on the Willow through Harvest House Publishers and Netgalley:

1869 West Virginia three years prior Dr Daniel Kavanagh settled in the quaint town of Mount Laurel where he established a medical practice. Daniel Kavanagh is a single doctor with a crush on the local school teacher Serena Norman.

Just down the road from Mount Laurel is the mining town of Owenduffy, when the company doctor abandons his post. Daniel agrees to visit one day a week, much to the consternation of the fellow residents including his secret love Serena.

Addie Rose the daughter of a Coal Miner has a gift for caring for others. When a receptionist position in Daniel’s office suddenly becomes available, what the windows of opportunity will open for Addie Rose just a job or something more.

I give Harp on the Willow five out of five stars!

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