Martha’s Fun Summer, by Bekah O’Brien

from Amazon    "Martha Knight lives with her Daddy, Mommy and her six brothers and sisters in Helena, Montana in the 1930's. Join Martha for a fun-filled summer along with the hard work of a farming family. What adventures will Martha have this summer? What will she do to survive the wild buggy ride? Will … Continue reading Martha’s Fun Summer, by Bekah O’Brien

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Lettering with Purpose, by Brittany Luiz

"Lettering with Purpose covers basic hand-lettering, calligraphy, and brush-lettering techniques, while encouraging artists to develop their own personal lettering styles and create artwork with purpose. With an abundance of inspirational exercises and step-by-step projects, professional lettering artist Brittany Luiz demonstrates how to create hand-lettered artwork that is at once uplifting, joyful, and empowering!" ~from the back … Continue reading Lettering with Purpose, by Brittany Luiz

Kiera, by Kate Willis

"Kiera is looking forward to her eighteenth birthday. The official end of school, a party with her best friend, and chocolate cake. A sudden military draft, no possible exemptions, had never crossed her mind. "Kiera is terrified! Getting drafted would mean leaving her family, her little friend Jade—life as she knows it. "A surprising offer … Continue reading Kiera, by Kate Willis

Crossroads, by Paul Willis

"Lethal persecution. Haunting decisions. Death just a whisper away. "Jack grew up concealing his faith, but now the persecution of Christians has turned lethal. After inadvertently putting his family in danger, Jack becomes aware of a covert agency dedicated to protecting Christians. The agency takes his mother and sister to safety and offers him a … Continue reading Crossroads, by Paul Willis

Praying God’s Promises, by Linda Evans Shepherd

Popping in to leave a review of a book which I was required to read and review on this blog. 😉 Title: Praying God's Promises Author: Linda Evans Shepherd Genre(s): Prayer Rating: [not rated] Romance Content: None, from what I read. Recommended age range: None, unfortunately. 😦 My Review: DNF (Did Not Finish) I must admit that I went into … Continue reading Praying God’s Promises, by Linda Evans Shepherd

Quest for Leviathan: Blog Tour

Are sea monsters a real thing? What about fire-breathing dragons? According to the Bible, there is a fire-breathing sea creature who really existed: the leviathan. Amanda Tero brings this dragon to life in her newest short story, "Quest for Leviathan." Join Anath and his crew of ninety-nine rowers as they face the waves of the … Continue reading Quest for Leviathan: Blog Tour

Zvi

  "For more than half a century, ZVI has endured as the best-selling book produced by the ministry of The Friends of Israel. Millions of people have been touched, inspired, and encouraged by this story of a World War II waif in Warsaw, Poland. As a 10-year-old Jewish boy, Zvi was separated from his parents … Continue reading Zvi

The Graham Quartet and the Mysterious Strangers

"In the midst of the cold, snowy woods, the Graham Quartet stumble across a mystery. It could mean danger, but that doesn't stop Elsa, Matt, Tim and Selena as they try their best to help a stranger who needs them. But what can Siam, Hong Kong and Vanderbilt have to do with the local furniture … Continue reading The Graham Quartet and the Mysterious Strangers

The Treacherous Trail, by C.R. Hedgcock

  "The Bakers and the Wilburs have become such good friends that they decide to vacation together at a lovely wilderness lodge. While the ladies and girls enjoy the lodge's luxurious facilities, the men and boys go camping in the surrounding wild. They expect their greatest thrills to come from horse-riding, canoeing, and hiking, but … Continue reading The Treacherous Trail, by C.R. Hedgcock

Will Our Generation Speak? by Grace Mally

    "Will Our Generation Speak? is filled with dialog--recounting witnessing conversations and giving practical ideas for beginning conversations with unbelievers about the Lord. It teaches how to ask good questions and answer objections, while illustrating points with humorous cartoons and stories. Written from a young perspective, this book gives other young people a vision … Continue reading Will Our Generation Speak? by Grace Mally

The Family Daughter, by Sarah Bryant

Title: The Family Daughter Author: Sarah Bryant Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Inspirational Rating: ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ (five stars) Romance Content: None whatsoever. Recommended age range: 12+ (there is nothing wrong with it; I just think it would be most applicable to this age range) My Review: This was a wonderful book! I enjoyed it more than Miss Bryant's other … Continue reading The Family Daughter, by Sarah Bryant

BLOG TOUR!!! White Wolf and the Ash Princess

Hello! Today I am participating in a blog tour for White Wolf and the Ash Princess. Enjoy!    "Eighteen year old Izzy's limited world begins to feel cramped after she completes her self-appointed book dare. After reading two-hundred and fifty books, a thought that had been once tucked away as tightly as the books on her … Continue reading BLOG TOUR!!! White Wolf and the Ash Princess

Christ-Walk Journal

Hello, everyone! In case you didn't figure it out, I (totally last-minute) decided to change the schedule to every-other week again.... sorry! I've been super busy lately, working on RHM. Today we have a rather unusual review~ of a journal. This is no ordinary journal, however; it is called the Christ-Walk Journal. As you have probably figured … Continue reading Christ-Walk Journal

Announcement + Website Launch?!?

Hello and merry Christmas, my wonderful followers! I have an exciting announcement to make! *cue drumroll* Dun dun dun... I am (Lord willing) starting an online magazine for Christian girls! It is called Radiant Hearts Magazine. The byline is: Encouraging girls to shine radiantly for Christ. I'm super excited to share it with you all!! 🙂 … Continue reading Announcement + Website Launch?!?

The Return, by Bob Hostetler and J.M. Hochstetler

warning: MAJOR SPOILERS IN THIS SYNOPSIS!!! "Jakob and his sons Joseph and Christian were given to native tribes. The boys are adopted into separate Delaware clans and families. Jakob escapes from the Seneca and journey's hundreds of miles over rough terrain to find his way home where he finds his older children , Johannes and … Continue reading The Return, by Bob Hostetler and J.M. Hochstetler

Northkill, by Bob Hostetler and J.M. Hochstetler

  "In 1738 Jakob Hochstetler and his family immigrate to America, seeking sanctuary from religious persecution in Europe and the freedom to live and worship according to their nonresistant Anabaptist beliefs. Along with other members of their church, they settle in the Northkill Amish Mennonite community at the base of the Blue Mountains, on the … Continue reading Northkill, by Bob Hostetler and J.M. Hochstetler

Jeff McLean: His Courtship, by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Castleberry

"Follow the story of Jeff McLean as he seeks God's direction for his life. This book is written from a young man's perspective. A discussion of godly traits to seek in young men and women is included as part of the story." ~from Goodreads.com Title: Jeff McLean: His Courtship Author: Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Castleberry Genre(s): Christian Contemporary … Continue reading Jeff McLean: His Courtship, by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Castleberry

There Was Always Laughter in Our House review

   Yes, we're back to the schedule I set forth at the beginning of the month! I do apologize for the mixed-up schedule; when I put it together, I didn't consider the blog tours that I signed up for. Well, hopefully now we can get back on track! 🙂     And, for those who are … Continue reading There Was Always Laughter in Our House review

BLOG TOUR!!! There Was Always Laughter in Our House

"What do you get when you mix two parents who grew up in the city, six kids who have always lived in the country, and add homeschooling? You get a whole lot of laughter!Homeschool graduate and author Sarah Holman shares stories about her family that range from thought-provoking to side-splitting. She shares both hilarious mistakes … Continue reading BLOG TOUR!!! There Was Always Laughter in Our House

Modern Prairie Sewing, by Abigail A. Long

   "Gone are the days of confusing instructions and difficult patterns. With this book, Modern Prairie Sewing, you'll discover that sewing doesn't have to be complicated at all. The 20 cleverly thought-out projects develop technical skills and include the author's secret sewing tricks to guarantee success. Some designs add design details that are cute and … Continue reading Modern Prairie Sewing, by Abigail A. Long

The Art & Craft of Writing Christian Fiction

   "To write a powerful, meaningful Christian novel, you must embrace the soaring creativity inspired by faith, while also committing to the serious discipline required of an artisan. You must be able to weave a compelling story with an underlying message that deeply affects both your characters and your readers. "As fulfilling as the Christian … Continue reading The Art & Craft of Writing Christian Fiction

The Teenage Years of Jesus Christ, by Jerry Ross

"Teenagers - Read this book! Discover the priorities of Jesus Christ when He was a teenager here on earth. Are they the same as yours? "Parents - Read this book! All parents follow some pattern when rearing their children. What better master plan than the plan of the Master? "Youth Workers - Read this book! … Continue reading The Teenage Years of Jesus Christ, by Jerry Ross

Movie Review: The Runner from Ravenshead

This is my first movie review. These past few months have had a lot of firsts (posts on Mondays, inspirational post, etc...)! 🙂 Plus, this is the 77 post on this blog! Wow! Time has flown by. Anyways, let's get on into the post. 🙂      "'Pilgrim's Progress meets Little Rascals' in this fun … Continue reading Movie Review: The Runner from Ravenshead

Wedding Designed by Email… KiirstiAan’s Nightmare?, by Shelia Holmes

      "The very last in at least a gazillion emails, through which the wedding was planned, has been sent! No more emails! Hurray! And, as far as is known, any past planning problems during that time span have been worked out. Today is her wedding and KiirstiAan is convinced that nothing can happen to plague … Continue reading Wedding Designed by Email… KiirstiAan’s Nightmare?, by Shelia Holmes

The Legend of Annie Murphy, by Frank Peretti

Starting today, I will be posting reviews on Mondays as well as Thursdays, Lord willing.  🙂 "In 1885, the Murphy mine struck gold. According to legend, Annie Murphy killed her husband out of greed. Just before she was to be hanged for the murder, she escaped. Now, 100 years later, there have been sightings of … Continue reading The Legend of Annie Murphy, by Frank Peretti

The Art Contest, by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick

  "Two days ago, the Nazis rolled into Marie’s hometown. With her mother trapped in the countryside and her father ordered to perform piano concerts for the invaders, the 12-year-old’s life is turned upside down. "When she learns there is more to her pianist father than meets the eye, Marie must work with him to … Continue reading The Art Contest, by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick

BLOG TOUR!!: Isolated, by Jordy Leigh

     "Fourteen-year-old Louise Stella flees into the forest to escape an intruder who would take her hostage. But by the time she returns to her house, her country has broken out in war and her home island has become a military base. Sharing the land with enemy soldiers, Louise’s only goal is to stay … Continue reading BLOG TOUR!!: Isolated, by Jordy Leigh

The Scripture Sleuth 3, by Matthew Halverson

      "Who stole the lumberjack statue? Is a peanut butter sandwich really powering the digital clock, or is it just a science fair scam? Why is there a mysterious skydiver in Pine Tops? Concord Cunningham can crack all the cases, but can you? In the third volume of unique Scripture Sleuth mysteries, Concord once … Continue reading The Scripture Sleuth 3, by Matthew Halverson

The Secret Church, by Louise A. Vernon

  "The Anabaptists are a small group of Christians who believe that everyone is a priest and should be able to study the Bible. They refuse to baptize their babies, and instead baptize adults on a confession of faith in Christ. Because of these heretical acts they are persecuted and sometimes put in prison. "Richard … Continue reading The Secret Church, by Louise A. Vernon

Enjoy the Poodle Skirt, by Kate Willis

"Rule one: Keep your hands clean. Rule two: Careful with the food trays. Rule three: Visit the soda fountain as often as you like, but don’t make yourself sick. Rule four: Enjoy the poodle skirt. "Canary is excited to spend a whole week helping her newlywed aunt and uncle run a 50’s diner along with … Continue reading Enjoy the Poodle Skirt, by Kate Willis

Touch the Sky, by Robert Elmer

     "Barely escaping a plane crash, Peter discovers a concealed handgun in the plane's cockpit. What is Matthias hiding? Who is involved in the nighttime rendezvous?" ~from Goodreads Buy on Amazon (my affiliate link; see the Affiliate Links page for more info) Title: Touch the Sky Author: Robert Elmer Genre(s): Christian Historical Fiction/Adventure Rating: Content: 5/5 My Review: … Continue reading Touch the Sky, by Robert Elmer

Before You Meet Prince Charming {Study Guide}

       "A young lady who is pure will shine with a radiant brightness in this world of darkness. How can a young lady stay physically and emotionally pure as she waits for God's best in marriage? What should be her primary focus? How can she build close relationships with her parents? How can she be … Continue reading Before You Meet Prince Charming {Study Guide}

The Twin Arrows, by Kate Willis

           "Two children. Two journeys. Twin arrows. "Ryla follows her father's parting instructions as closely as she carries his gift. Her protectors are kind, and safety is certain inside the convent's strong walls. But now she must leave and what lies ahead is uncertain... "Her brother Drewin won't wait any longer. The knight promised … Continue reading The Twin Arrows, by Kate Willis

The Mystery of the Midnight Trespasser, by Hosanna Emily

   "'Rosy growled, and I knew she was pacing the porch. I sensed her uneasiness. Something was wrong. Rosy never barked at cars; why would she choose this one?'    "13 year-old Emily Kessler believes in God, but when she discovers someone trespassing in the middle of the night, can she learn to trust in … Continue reading The Mystery of the Midnight Trespasser, by Hosanna Emily

Peril on Providence Island, by C. R. Hedgcock

I am SOO sorry that I forgot to post yesterday; we had some missionaries that had spoke at our church on Wednesday over for lunch, and I played outside with the neighbor kids after they left, and then we had people over for dinner... crazy (but fun) day! Anyways, please forgive me for going off … Continue reading Peril on Providence Island, by C. R. Hedgcock

Autumn with the Moodys, by Sarah Maxwell

"Starting where Summer with the Moodys ended, the Moodys begin their new homeschool year. Not only is Mom experiencing morning sickness, but Maple, the eleven-week-old puppy, adds her twist of excitement. Packed into the book, you'll find the Moodys helping their grandparents move nearby, an emergency trip to the doctor's office, puppy training, birthday excitement, … Continue reading Autumn with the Moodys, by Sarah Maxwell

Brave the Wild Trail, by Milly Howard

   "Florida after the Civil War was one long stretch of wilderness. Men had to struggle to feed and protect their families. Armed with the eighteen-foot bullwhips that earned them the name of "Crackers," these men lived by hunting small game and by driving the wild yellowhammer cattle that haunted the scrub.    "Eben Bramlett's … Continue reading Brave the Wild Trail, by Milly Howard

Summer with the Moodys, by Sarah Maxwell

"Come along with the Moodys as they help a widowed neighbor, start small businesses for the children, enjoy a family fun night, live normal life, and wrap up the book with two special surprises! Woven throughout the book is the Moodys' love for the Lord and their enjoyment of time together. Children (parents too!) will … Continue reading Summer with the Moodys, by Sarah Maxwell

Escape on the Underground Railroad, by Nancy LeSourd

"Hannah’s world is shaken when she discovers her family’s involvement with the Underground Railroad. When runaways find their way to her Virginia home, she must decide if she will play it safe or join her family to help the slaves escape. In Philadelphia, her friend Sarah is drawn into the life of a seven-year-old orphan … Continue reading Escape on the Underground Railroad, by Nancy LeSourd

The Mystery of the Missing Map

    "Kate, Anders, and Erik have traveled to Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where Kate's Irish relatives live as caretakers of an enormous mansion. Kate is excited to meet her cousin Megan for the first time, and it turns out the two girls could be twins- except something about Megan is very different. Will it keep … Continue reading The Mystery of the Missing Map