“When I sit down finally in the old man’s gown and slippers, helping the cat to keep the fireplace warm, I shall look back upon Ben-Hur as my best performance.” ~ Lew Wallace Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Carol Wallace (based on the bestselling novel by Lew Wallace) About this book: (from the publisher) As […]
The Fifth Avenue Artists Society by Joy Callaway About this book: (from the publisher) The Bronx, 1891. Virginia Loftin, the boldest of four artistic sisters in a family living in genteel poverty, knows what she wants most: to become a celebrated novelist despite her gender, and to marry Charlie, the boy next door and her first love.
A novel of Hitler’s Germany The End of Law by Therese Down About this book: (from the publisher) Berlin, 1933: as Hitler rises to power; the law–designed to protect and serve–becomes twisted to the will of those who dream of a pure Aryan race.
Friends! In honor of mothers and daughters, I am delighted to bring you a treat today, thanks to my lovely friend, Paula Bicknell. Our friendship began many moons ago at a writers conference, and we have prayed and written and sought counsel together ever since. So it’s with great joy that I have the privilege […]
GodPretty in the Tobacco Field by Kim Michele Richardson About this book: (from the publisher) Nameless, Kentucky, in 1969 is a hardscrabble community where jobs are few and poverty is a simple fact—just like the hot Appalachian breeze or the pests that can wipe out a tobacco field in days. RubyLyn Bishop is luckier than some.
“Will fleeing the Scottish Highlands only leave her in more danger?” The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White About this book: (from the publisher) Lady Rowena Kinnaird may be the heiress to a Highland earldom, but she has never felt good enough–not for her father, not for the man she thought she’d marry, not for God. But […]
“A Story of Love, Desperation, and Hope During a Great Biblical Epoch” Counted with the Stars by Connilyn Cossette About this book: (from the publisher) Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her humiliation. When terrifying plagues […]
“The fateful voyage of the Hindenburg comes to life in this stunning new novel…” Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon About this book: (from the publisher) On the evening of May 3rd, 1937, ninety-seven people board the Hindenburg for its final, doomed flight to Lakehurst, New Jersey. Among them are a frightened stewardess who is not what she seems
Leap Day. Twelve years ago today, God winked and gave us a Leapling. We’ve been into Leap Day ever since. Happy birthday, Madeline! Food. I think the winter’s dark and cold brings it on, but I am into the culinary arts these days. Case in point: I find myself enjoying Food & Wine magazine way more than I ever imagined I […]
From New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes an ambitious and heartrending story of immigrants, deception, and second chances. The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris About this book: (from the publisher) On a cold night in October 1937, searchlights cut through the darkness around Alcatraz. A prison guard’s only daughter–one of the youngest civilians who lives […]