Summer is here/ Family Update

I apologize for being so quiet on here. School let out for the summer and I suddenly found my free time consumed by swimming lessons, play dates, painting, and vacation planning.  Trust me, I’m not complaining. I love this time of year.  My kids are home which means they are allowed the privilege of helping me … Continue reading

“My Writing Process” Blog Tour

Mary Hamilton invited me to participate on this blog tour.  I met Mary two years ago, when we drove to Dallas together for my first ACFW conference. Mary was incredibly sweet about answering my many questions on the 4 1/2 hour drive.  Shortly after the conference Mary landed her first book deal for her book … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg

“Some people have dreams their whole lives. Others discover their dreams along the way.” After playing nomad for five years, Blake Hunziker has finally had enough of adventure. Not sure what reception he’ll get from everyone back in Whisper Shore, he’s stunned at not only a warm welcome from his hometown but also a job … Continue reading

Can Abubakar be another Saul?

  The plan was well executed. They drove a convoy into the small Nigerian town in the middle of the night and attacked the school using guns.  A school filled with young girls who each had dreams of becoming teachers, lawyers, and doctors. The militants then herded the girls onto the buses and drove off … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Sincerely Yours

    Four unexpected letters. Four intrepid women.   Four lives changed forever. Spanning a century and a continent, these romantic novellas will lead you on a journey through the landscape of love. Four young women find their lives altered after each receives a letter that sets her on a new path. From a Hudson … Continue reading

Book Review: A Beauty So Rare by Tamera Alexander

  Pink is not what Eleanor Braddock ordered, but maybe it would soften the tempered steel of a woman who came through a war–and still had one to fight. Eleanor Braddock–plain, practical, no stunning Southern beauty–knows she will never marry. But with a dying soldier’s last whisper, she believes her life can still have meaning and determines to find … Continue reading

Book Review: Rachel by Jill Eileen Smith

About the book: Rachel/Wives of the Patriarchs (Book 3) Beautiful Rachel wants nothing more than for her older half sister Leah to wed and move out of their household. Maybe then she would not feel so scrutinized, so managed, so judged. Plain Leah wishes her father Laban would find a good man for her, someone … Continue reading