Category: Book Reviews

Mar 17
Revell Blog Tour & Review: A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory, bk 1) by Sarah Sundin

Revell Blog Tour & Review: A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory, bk 1) by Sarah Sundin

About the Book:Will a chance meeting in a time of war change her life forever? Never pretty enough to please her gorgeous mother, Allie will do anything to gain her approval–even marry a man she doesn’t love. While Allie has nearly resigned herself to that fate, Lt. Walter Novak–fearless in the cockpit but hopeless with women–takes his last furlough at home in California before being shipped overseas. Walt and Allie meet and begin a correspondence that will change their lives. As letters fly between Walt’s muddy bomber base in England and Allie’s mansion in an orange grove, their friendship binds them together. But can they untangle the secrets, commitments, and expectations that keep them apart? Book 1 in the Wings of Glory series, A Distant Melody is an exciting and tender story of love, courage, and sacrifice during World War II. About the Author:Sarah Sundin is the author of A Distant Melody. Her great-uncle flew with the US Eighth Air Force in England during WWII. Sarah lives in California with her husband and three children. My Review: Sarah Sundin has a new fan—me!!! I absolutely adored this book. It was humorous, romantic, sad, and filled with God through out the… Read more »

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Mar 17
Revell Blog Tour & Review: A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory, bk 1) by Sarah Sundin

Revell Blog Tour & Review: A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory, bk 1) by Sarah Sundin

About the Book:Will a chance meeting in a time of war change her life forever? Never pretty enough to please her gorgeous mother, Allie will do anything to gain her approval–even marry a man she doesn’t love. While Allie has nearly resigned herself to that fate, Lt. Walter Novak–fearless in the cockpit but hopeless with women–takes his last furlough at home in California before being shipped overseas. Walt and Allie meet and begin a correspondence that will change their lives. As letters fly between Walt’s muddy bomber base in England and Allie’s mansion in an orange grove, their friendship binds them together. But can they untangle the secrets, commitments, and expectations that keep them apart? Book 1 in the Wings of Glory series, A Distant Melody is an exciting and tender story of love, courage, and sacrifice during World War II. About the Author:Sarah Sundin is the author of A Distant Melody. Her great-uncle flew with the US Eighth Air Force in England during WWII. Sarah lives in California with her husband and three children. My Review: Sarah Sundin has a new fan—me!!! I absolutely adored this book. It was humorous, romantic, sad, and filled with God through out the… Read more »

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Mar 17
FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: The Right Call by Kathy Herman

FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: The Right Call by Kathy Herman

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Kathy Herman and the book: The Right Call David C. Cook; New edition (March 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Audra Jennings, Senior Media Specialist, of The B&B Media Group for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kathy Herman is a best-selling suspense novelist who has written fifteen novels since retiring from her family’s Christian bookstore business. Kathy and her husband, Paul, have three grown children and five grandchildren and live in Tyler, Texas. This is the third title in the Sophie Trace trilogy, which also includes The Real Enemy, and… Read more »

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Mar 17
FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: The Right Call by Kathy Herman

FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: The Right Call by Kathy Herman

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Kathy Herman and the book: The Right Call David C. Cook; New edition (March 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Audra Jennings, Senior Media Specialist, of The B&B Media Group for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kathy Herman is a best-selling suspense novelist who has written fifteen novels since retiring from her family’s Christian bookstore business. Kathy and her husband, Paul, have three grown children and five grandchildren and live in Tyler, Texas. This is the third title in the Sophie Trace trilogy, which also includes The Real Enemy, and… Read more »

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Mar 17
Winner!!!

Winner!!!

And the lucky winner of a copy of M.L. Tyndall’s The Raven Saint is…….. Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 21            G.R.I.T.S!!! Congrats! The winner has been notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond or I shall draw a new lucky winner!

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Mar 16
FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: Dead Reckoning by Ronie Kendig

FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: Dead Reckoning by Ronie Kendig

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Ronie Kendig and the book: Dead Reckoning Abingdon Press (March 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Camy Tang and Ronie Kendig for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ronie Kendig has a BS in Psychology and is a wife, mother of four, and avid writer. In addition to speaking engagements, Ronie volunteers with the American Christian Fiction Writers and contributes monthly to the highly acclaimed Novel Journey blog, and is a columnist for the International Christian Fiction Writers blog. Her espionage thriller, Dead Reckoning, releases March 01, 2010 through Abingdon Press… Read more »

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Mar 16
FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: Dead Reckoning by Ronie Kendig

FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: Dead Reckoning by Ronie Kendig

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Ronie Kendig and the book: Dead Reckoning Abingdon Press (March 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Camy Tang and Ronie Kendig for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ronie Kendig has a BS in Psychology and is a wife, mother of four, and avid writer. In addition to speaking engagements, Ronie volunteers with the American Christian Fiction Writers and contributes monthly to the highly acclaimed Novel Journey blog, and is a columnist for the International Christian Fiction Writers blog. Her espionage thriller, Dead Reckoning, releases March 01, 2010 through Abingdon Press… Read more »

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Mar 15
WINNERS!! WINNERS!!

WINNERS!! WINNERS!!

I am happy to announce that I have two winners tonight! The winner of Moonlight Falls by Vincent Zandri is….. Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 5            Dr. Bill (William L.) Smith!!! and The Winner of Plain Paradise by Beth Wiseman is… Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 34         Haleyknitz!!! Congratulations! Both winners have been notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond. If I don’t hear from them within 48 hours I will draw new winners!

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Mar 15
Glass Road PR Blog Tour: The Y Factor by Liam Roberts

Glass Road PR Blog Tour: The Y Factor by Liam Roberts

About the Book:The Genographic Project is mapping hundreds of thousands of DNA samples to create a comprehensive human family tree. Two employees of the project, Eric Colburn and Alana McKinsey, have stumbled on a plot by a brilliant Muslim scientist, Dr. Ahmed Alomari, who has co-opted the project. Eric blows the whistle and is targeted by al Qaeda assassins. A Mossad agent uncovers the explosive plot: Alomari plans to inflame the Muslim faithful with genetic proof that will vindicate Ishmael as the rightful heir of the Abrahamic covenant. While on assignment, Alana disappears in the slums of Karachi, Pakistan, a tenuous ally in the war on terror. Eric sets out, determined to rescue her against impossible odds. Will the U.S. be willing to test the resolve of a Muslim nuclear power? Will Eric and Alana survive the perennial struggle between the descendants of Abraham? The Y Factor will keep you engaged as these subplots come to a breathtaking climax!   About the Author: LIAM ROBERTS experienced a mountain-top conversion at a Young Life camp in the Colorado Rockies as a teenager. This single event shaped his life as no other. Liam’s career began with a degree in Psychology and an… Read more »

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Mar 15
FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: Yesterday’s Promise(Second Chance at Love,bk1) by Vanessa Miller

FIRST Wild Card Tour & Review: Yesterday’s Promise(Second Chance at Love,bk1) by Vanessa Miller

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Vanessa Miller and the book: Yesterday’s Promise (Book One in the Second Chance at Love Series) Whitaker House (April 6, 2010) ***Special thanks to Cathy Hickling of Whitaker House for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Vanessa Miller of Dayton, Ohio is a best-selling author, playwright, and motivational speaker. She started writing as a child, spending countless hours either reading or writing poetry, short stories, stage plays and novels. Vanessa’s creative endeavors took on new meaning in 1994 when she gave her life to Jesus. Since then, she’s focused on… Read more »

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