When We Were Worthy by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen About the book: (from the publisher) A win brought them together, but loss may tear them apart. When the sound of sirens cuts through a cool fall night, the small town of Worthy, Georgia, hurtles from triumph to tragedy. Just hours before, they’d watched the Wildcats score a winning touchdown. […]
Want to make HER MEMORY OF MUSIC a part of your book club? I’ve made it easy by putting together a Reading Group Guide, found here on my website. I’ve also suggested a couple of ways you can enhance your book club experience, namely be inviting me to be a part of it. 🙂 You’ll […]
Loving Luther by Allison Pittman About the book: (from the publisher) Germany, 1505. In the dark of night, Katharina von Bora says the bravest good-bye a six-year-old can muster and walks away as the heavy convent gate closes behind her.
Toni Morrison famously said, “If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” When I began writing HER MEMORY OF MUSIC, there wasn’t an abundance of inspirational (“Christian”) novels that compellingly addressed real-life issues, where answers aren’t easy and problems are complex—maybe even scandalous. Fortunately, in the […]
The Crows of Beara by Julie Christine Johnson About the book: (from the publisher) Along the windswept coast of Ireland, a woman discovers the landscape of her own heart.
Rhythms of Rest: Finding the Spirit of Sabbath in a Busy World by Shelly Miller About the book: (from the publisher) Sabbath-keeping not only brings physical refreshment, it restores the soul. God commands us to “remember the Sabbath,” but is it realistic in today’s fast-paced culture?
The Salt House by Lisa Duffy About the book: (from the publisher) In the coastal town of Alden, Maine, Hope and Jack Kelly have settled down to a life of wedded bliss. They have a beautiful family, a growing lobster business, and the Salt House—the dilapidated oceanfront cottage they’re renovating into their dream home. But tragedy strikes when […]
Having recently returned from Italy’s shores, I am very into all things Italian. Our trip was wonderfully memory-making. Some of the highlights: Planes, trains, boats, and automobiles. Italy provided the most varied modes of transport we’ve yet experienced on one of our trips, and also the most time we’ve ever spent on trains. Our itinerary landed […]
A Mother Like Mine by Kate Hewitt About the book: (from the publisher) Welcome to England’s beautiful Lake District, where a reluctant reunion forges a new bond between a daughter and her wayward mother….
Jane Austen at Home: A Biography by Lucy Worsley About the book: (from the publisher) Take a trip back to Jane Austen’s world and the many places she lived as historian Lucy Worsley visits Austen’s childhood home, her schools, her holiday accommodations, the houses–both grand and small–of the relations upon whom she was dependent, and the home […]