Prisoner of the Pyrenees, by C. R. Hedgcock

    "The Bakers are minding their own business when Briosa Del Quera bursts into their lives. She is an orphaned Catalan girl who is still reeling from her grandfather's death. His last words instructed her to find people called ‘Baker’ and get in contact with a secret agent they know—but Jigson has gone missing in … Continue reading Prisoner of the Pyrenees, by C. R. Hedgcock

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Joyful Surrender, by Elisabeth Elliot

   "In our age of instant gratification and if-it-feels-good-do-it attitudes, self-discipline is hardly a popular notion. Yet it may be one of the most important lost virtues of our time. In Joyful Surrender, former missionary and beloved author Elisabeth Elliot offers her understanding of discipline and its value for people of all times. She shows readers … Continue reading Joyful Surrender, by Elisabeth Elliot

The Centurion’s Wife, by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke

"A sweeping saga of the dramatic events surrounding the birth of Christianity- and the very personal story of Leah, compelled into a betrothal she never wanted, drawn by a faith she never expected.... "When her family's wealth and power are lost forever, Leah is sent to Pontius Pilate in hopes that he might arrange a … Continue reading The Centurion’s Wife, by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke

Finding Change, by Sarah Maxwell

Title: Finding Change Author: Sarah Maxwell Genre(s): Christian Children's Fiction Rating: ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ (five stars) Romance Content: None. Recommended age range: 8+ My Review: I think this is the best book by Miss Sarah Maxwell yet! The characters and plot were well developed, the writing was excellent, and I agree with the reviewer on the back of … Continue reading Finding Change, by Sarah Maxwell

America in Crimson Red, by James Beller

        "'Ignorance of our heritage is not bliss. It's spiritual self-destruction.'        "Here is the soul stirring, non-stop account of the American baptized believers. In these pages are the long forgotten testimony retold with vivid fervor. This is the story of scorn, ridicule, and hatred conquered by sacrifice and devotion. It is … Continue reading America in Crimson Red, by James Beller

Polycarp

 "During the second century, Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued by Christians in Smyrna and befriended by the bishop. As she struggles to reconcile her beliefs, she and other Christians stand up for their faith when Caesar demands worship from all." ~from Google Title: Polycarp Producer: Henline Productions Year Made: 2015 My Rating: ❤ ❤ ❤ … Continue reading Polycarp

The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare

Title: The Bronze Bow Author: Elizabeth George Speare Genre(s): Christian Historical Fiction, Biblical Fiction Rating: ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ (five stars) Romance Content: There is definitely some attraction between the main character and a girl, and also between two other characters. There are no kisses, hugs, etc, although at one point they touch hands and get embarrassed. There … Continue reading The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare

Made for the Journey, by Elisabeth Elliot

   "In this deeply personal account of her first year as a missionary, Elisabeth Elliot shares the challenges she faced as she worked in the jungles of Ecuador to bring the Word of God to a people virtually untouched by the outside world. With fascinating detail, she captures the stark realities of life in the … Continue reading Made for the Journey, by Elisabeth Elliot

Dead Drop, by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick

   "Summertime is all fun and games ...and spycraft. "When Jaimie and her brother discover a hollow place in a half-dead tree, she and her friends decide it’s the perfect dead drop for their amateur spy-ring. As time goes on, the messages Jaimie receives become harder to decipher. Is one of her friends a real … Continue reading Dead Drop, by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick

Speak Truth in Your Heart, by Sarah Mally

   "Many girls try to change their wrong actions, but never learn to discern the wrong thinking behind the actions. In this new book, Sarah Mally challenges girls to identify lies which are root issues behind struggles they face. Including thought-provoking cartoons, stories, biblical teaching, and practical steps of action, this book teaches girls to replace lies with … Continue reading Speak Truth in Your Heart, by Sarah Mally

Hunting in the Highlands, by C.R. Hedgcock

   "After the perils of Iceland, the Bakers  plan to enjoy a relaxing vacation with their relatives, the Drakes, in Scotland. Andy goes deer stalking with Uncle Clive, Abby goes horse-back riding and sightseeing with Phil and their cousin Millie, and Tom travels with his parents to the Isle of Bute.    "Three incidents throw … Continue reading Hunting in the Highlands, by C.R. Hedgcock

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

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

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: FTC disclosure: I received a free copy of this book in … 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

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

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

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

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

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