This is the story of Ruth Livingston who’s life changes for the dramatic, as her sends her away with a baby that isn’t hers and a fictitious name to a new Jersey Village, where she waits for him to be acquitted of murder.
In Every Heartbeat is the story of three childhood friends. Libby Conley, who wants to be a world famous journalist. Pete Leidig, who wants to be a preacher. And Bennett Martin who just wants to belong and make trouble.
Hearts Awakening by Delia Parr is a heartwarming and sometimes frustrating Christian Historical Fiction Romance Novel. I will tell you that I don’t read much Historical Fiction. So when the time came for me to read this book I had no idea what to expect. A few such books that I have read in the past have left me a bit iffy with their seemingly weak female leads, and sometimes domineering not so nice men who act beastly, but are really good men “deep down.” So I treaded very lightly.
Hearts Awakening is the story of Elvira “Ellie” Kilmer, a spinster who is trying to find her way in life. After the death of her sick Mother that she had taken care of for most of her life, Ellie is left homeless and forced to live with her unloving and uncaring cousins, her only surviving relations.
Being a 30 something spinster with “plain” looks in the 1840’s has left Ellie with very limited options when it comes to what to do with her life. So her cousin makes an arrangement Continue reading →
Friendships for Grown-Ups: What I Missed and Learned Along the Way by Lisa Whelchel was an excellent read. This was the first time I had ever read anything by Lisa. I had heard that she was a writer. But I did not know much about her ability as a writer or her writing style. The most I knew of Lisa was of her role as Blair on The Facts of Life and that she is a Christian. That’s not saying a lot!
I felt that Friendships for Grown-Ups was refreshing and eye opening. When we look at Celebrities we assume that they have it all together. Lisa reminds us that celebrities are people just like the rest of us. They struggle with fears and insecurities the way that we all do. From these things, like death, no one is exempt.
“Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World” by David Jeremiah is a wonderful book about how we are to live our lives as Christians in today’s troubling world. Turn on the news and we become bombarded by stories of war, possible war, famine, skyrocketing unemployment, and stories of people losing their homes and retirement savings. It’s enough to make you go crazy. When we look around ourselves and we see the mess we are in not only as individuals, but as a nation, we can become overwhelmed.
Pure: A 90-Day Devotional for the Mind, the Body & the Spirit by RebeccaSt. James
“Pure”, written by Popular Contemporary Christian singer Rebecca St. James is an inspirational devotional on how to live a life that is pure in every aspect, not only sexually. “Pure” is a Continue reading →