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Category Archives: Books

Book Review: An Amish Wedding

Title: An Amish Wedding Author: Kelly Long, Kathleen Fuller, Beth Wiseman Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: December 2011 ISBN: 9782595549211 Genre: Amish Romance Reviewed by: Laura V. Hilton Priscilla’s upcoming wedding is stirring up trouble-and romance-in Paradise: A collection of three … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bees in the Butterfly Garden

Title: Bees in the Butterfly Garden (The Gilded Legacy) Author: Maureen Lang Publisher: Tyndale House Date: June 2012 ISBN: 978-1414364469 Genre: Historical Romance Reviewed by: Laura Hilton Meg Davenport has never wanted for anything-except her father’s love. Raised in an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warring Spirits

Title: Warring Spirits Creek Country Saga Author: April Gardner Publisher: VinSpire Publishing Date: November 2011 ISBN: 978-0983419853 Genre: Historical Reviewed by: Lisa J. Lickel Readers of historic, issue-laden fiction, especially of early 19th-century southeastern Americana, won’t be disappointed. Major Philip … Continue reading

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Book Review: Submerged

Title: Submerged Author: Dani Pettrey Publisher: Bethany House Date: May 2012 ISBN: 978-0764209826 Genre: Inspirational Romantic Suspense Reviewed by: Laura Hilton Bad girl Bailey Craig has vowed never to return to Yancey, Alaska. She’s changed-but Yancey is a town that … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: September 2012

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Love Reunited by Renee Andrews — A soldier returns home to find the love of his life is single again, but he also learns that … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: August 2012

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Words in the Wind (Gateway to Gannah #2) by Yvonne Anderson — Marooned in a desolate canyon half a planet from home, a lone survivor … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado, California

Title: A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado, California Author: Keli Gwyn Publisher: Barbour Books Date: July 2012 ISBN: 978-1616265830 Genre: Historical Romance Reviewed by: Holly Weiss Delightful Old West Romance Widow Elenora Watkins relocates with her daughter, Tildy, to … Continue reading

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ACFW Book Club

Have you heard about our ACFW Bookclub? Each month the club chooses two ACFW members’ books that have been submitted by the authors. I run the giveaway where the chosen authors (from our monthly poll) donate 4 copies of their … Continue reading

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Book Review: Maggie’s Journey

Title: Maggie’s Journey (McKenna’s Daughters, Book 1) Author: Lena Nelson Dooley Publisher: Realms Date: October 2011 ISBN: 978161638589 Genre: Historical Fiction Reviewed by: Cara Putman With Maggie’s Journey, Lena Nelson Dooley crafts an engaging first book in a story of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cooking the Books

Title: Cooking the Books (Sloane Templeton Mystery. Book 1) Author: Bonnie Calhoun Publisher: Abingdon Press Date: April 2012 ISBN: 978-1426733888 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Reviewed by: Cara Putman Sloane Templeton’s life is chaos in Cooking the Books. Her mom’s died, she’s … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: July 2012

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Tidewater Inn by Colleen Coble — Welcome to Hope Beach Where the sea breeze is fresh, sun sparkles on sand . . . and trouble … Continue reading

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Book Review: Polar Bear Plunge

Title: Polar Bear Plunge Author: Linda S. Glaz Publisher: White Rose Publishing Date: November 2011 ASIN: B006G40ZZE Genre: Romance Reviewed by: Lisa J Lickel Angry with God over the death of her active-duty military husband, nurse Aleni Callan finds herself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nick of Time

Title: Nick of Time A Bug Man Novel Author: Tim Downs Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: May 2011 ISBN: 978-1595543103 Genre: Suspense Reviewed by: Darlo Gemeinhardt It’s maggots, murder, and marriage in the latest Bug Man novel, Nick of Time, by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Treasuring Emma

Title: Treasuring Emma Author: Kathleen Fuller Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: August 2011 ISBN: 978-1-59554-775-0 Genre: Inspirational/Amish Reviewed by: Laura V. Hilton Emma Shetler has just lost her mamm to a long battle with cancer. The funeral is happening, yet Emma, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Homesteader’s Sweetheart

Title: The Homesteader’s Sweetheart Author: Lacy Williams Publisher: Love Inspired Historicals Date: May 2012 ASIN: B007BBVDJS Genre: Historical Romance Reviewed by: Cara Putman The Homesteader’s Sweetheart, the latest Love Inspired Historical novel from Lacy Williams, is a sweet story connecting … Continue reading

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