The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence: A Story of Botticelli by Alyssa Palombo About the book: (from the publisher) A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in 15th Century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is one of […]
Israel — God’s Heart: Landscapes and Legacy of Israel by Ron Gafni and Kathleen Barrett About the book: (from the publisher) Many of us only dream of traveling to the Holy Land. Very few, like Israel’s top aerial photographer, Ron Gafni, soar above the craggy mountains ranges of Masada, the salty Dead Sea, and the iconic locations where Jesus walked. […]
The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable About the book: (from the publisher) The ocean, the wild roses on the dunes and the stunning Cliff House, perched atop a bluff in Sconset, Nantucket. Inside the faded pages of the Cliff House guest book live the spellbinding stories of its female inhabitants: from Ruby, a bright-eyed newlywed on the […]
The Divide by Jolina Petersheim About the book: (from the publisher) In this gripping conclusion to The Alliance, nearly six months have passed since Leora Ebersole’s Old Order Mennonite community fled to the mountains for refuge after an attack destroyed the power grid and altered life as they knew it. Since then, Leora has watched and waited for […]
The Day I Died by Lori Rader-Day About the book: (from the publisher) Anna Winger can know people better than they know themselves with only a glance—at their handwriting.
Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser About the book: (from the publisher) Violet and Finn were “meant to be,” said everyone, always. They ended up together by the hands of fate aligning things just so. Three years into their marriage, they have a wonderful little boy, and as the three of them embark on their first vacation as […]
Forensic Faith: A Homicide Detective Makes the Case for a More Reasonable, Evidential Christian Faith by J. Warner Wallace About the book: (from the publisher) Forensic Faith will help readers: understand why they have a duty to defend the truth develop a training strategy to master the evidence for Christianity learn how to employ the techniques of a detective to discover new insights from […]
Local Poet by Paul Trembling About the book: (from the publisher) Rob Seaton killed a woman. Rob doesn’t know Laney Grey. But when she deliberately steps out in front of his van and dies on impact, his life will never be the same.
Brave is the New Beautiful: Finding the Courage to Be the Real You by Lee Wolfe Blum About the book: (from the publisher) In a culture that bombards women with “thinspiration” messages and pressure to “do it all” while wearing the mask of perfection, women are left feeling alone and overwhelmed. How can they stop comparing themselves to […]
The Memory of You by Catherine West About the book: (from the publisher) Thirteen years ago, Natalie lost a part of herself when her twin sister died. Will traveling back to the family winery finally put the memory to rest, or will it completely destroy her?