BLOG TOUR: Bound, by Victoria Lynn

Note: Since I'm posting today, I'm not planning on posting on Monday as well. Sorry for the confusion. 🙂 {no cover this time; long story. You can see it in the blog tour graphic. :)} Two souls don’t find each other by simple accident. ~Jorge Luis Borges~ Levi thought he was making this journey alone. … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Bound, by Victoria Lynn

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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

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

Beyond the River, by Robert Elmer

  "Spending the summer at their uncle's farm off the west coast of Denmark promises Peter and Elise Andersen freedom from the constant German patrols and bomb sirens that plague their home town. But on their first night at the sheep farm, a British bomber is seen lighting up the night sky- its engines in flames! "The plane … Continue reading Beyond the River, by Robert Elmer

The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Cobb

Reviewed by April Nelson Rachelle Rea Cobb accurately combines history with romance in her novel, The Sound of Diamonds, in which she presents an exciting plot that shows the importance of truth and motive. This story takes place shortly after the Protestant Reformation and begins with Gwyneth, one of two main characters, being rescued from … Continue reading The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Cobb

Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski

  "In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenski reconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and personal portrait of Native American life and customs." Title: … Continue reading Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski

Millie’s Faithful Heart, based on the characters by Martha Finley

    Millie's Faithful Heart was based on the characters by Martha Finley.  It contains 224 pages and is the fourth book in the "A Life of Faith: Millie Keith" series.  This book is a fiction novel that begins in in the south during 1838. Millie's Faithful Heart is about a girl named Millie who … Continue reading Millie’s Faithful Heart, based on the characters by Martha Finley

Violet’s Hidden Doubts, based on the characters by Martha Finley

    Violet's Hidden Doubts was based on the characters by Martha Finley.  It contains 224 pages and is the first book in the "A Life of Faith: Violet Travilla" series.  This book is a fiction novel that begins at a Southern plantation in October of 1877. Violet's Hidden Doubts is about Violet (or Vi) … Continue reading Violet’s Hidden Doubts, based on the characters by Martha Finley

The School Story, by Andrew Clements

The School Story was written by Andrew Clements. This school story takes place in New York and contains 196 pages. This book is about a girl named Natalie Nelson. Her mom works at Shipley Junior, a publishing company. One day, on the way home from work, Mrs. Nelson mentions that the company needs more school … Continue reading The School Story, by Andrew Clements

Mystery at Smokey Mountain by Dave Gustaveson

Picture from http://www.ywampublishing.com. About This Book: "Jeff Caldwell couldn't believe how dangerous the overseas trip had suddenly become. Why did the mysterious envelope found on the Manila dump make them a target of such wicked men? Who could they turn to in this faraway nation? Could God help them across this frightening tightrope of adventure? With … Continue reading Mystery at Smokey Mountain by Dave Gustaveson

The Mysterious Hideaway by Lois Walfrid Johnson

                                                Picture from http://amazon.com About This Book: "Spring term at the Spirit Lake School had begun, and the one-room building is filled with the excitement of friends who have finally gotten back together again. But from the very first day, this spring term promises to be different than any other in the school's history. First, … Continue reading The Mysterious Hideaway by Lois Walfrid Johnson

Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan

About This Book: "Thirteen-year-old Rachel Sheridan is left an orphan after influenza takes the lives of her missionary parents in British East Africa in 1919. When cruel neighbors take her in, Rachel suspects their intentions may not be honest. Soon, Rachel becomes entangled in a shocking and nefarious plot that takes her away from her … Continue reading Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan

Play Dead by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stevens

   About This Book: “Dodge, a retired police dog, and Cassie, his girl, are perfect partners. Quick on their (six) feet, driven to help, and willing to break a few rules, the two are always ready for a new mystery…       When Verdel Ward, the town’s richest man, disappears without leaving a will behind, everyone from … Continue reading Play Dead by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stevens

Zipper by Ellen Miles

Picture from http://www.scholastic.com About This Book: "Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs,giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. When Lizzie goes up to the mountains with her best friend, Maria, the girls think that they're get a break from their dog-walking business. … Continue reading Zipper by Ellen Miles

Play Dead by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stevens

   picture from http://scholastic.com About This Book: "Dodge, a retired police dog, and Cassie, his girl, are perfect partners. Quick on their (six) feet, driven to help, and willing to break a few rules, the two are always ready for a new mystery...       When Verdel Ward, the town's richest man, disappears without leaving a will … Continue reading Play Dead by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stevens

The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern

About This Book: "In 1778, when Deborah Sampson was 18 years old, most girls her age were settling down and getting married. But Deborah had other ideas. She wanted to travel and have adventures-even if it meant dressing like a man!  In 1782, The Revolutionary War was still going on. And no one suspected that the man … Continue reading The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern

Wild Thing by Dandi Daley Mackall

  About This Book: "Twelve-year-old Winnie Willis loves horses-just like her mother did. But since her mom died two years ago, Winnie, her sister, Lizzie, and her father have moved five times. Winnie never cared much-until now. She has a chance to buy the horse of her dreams at an up-coming auction, but how will she … Continue reading Wild Thing by Dandi Daley Mackall

Rebekah in Danger: Peril in Plymouth Colony by Colleen L. Reece

About This Book: "It's no exaggeration to say that Rebekah and her family are in mortal danger. The first winter at Plymouth Colony is bitterly cold, many of the pilgrims are sick, and food is in short supply.  Ten-year-old Rebekah does her part to help, taking long hours of chores and tending to the weak. She'll do all that … Continue reading Rebekah in Danger: Peril in Plymouth Colony by Colleen L. Reece

A Family Apart by Joan Lowery Nixon

About This Book: "The Orphan Train Adventures begin in 1860 in New York City, where Mrs. Kelly, a young widow, realizes she cannot give her six children the life they deserve. Mrs. Kelly makes the ultimate sacrifice of love and sends them West on the orphan train to find better lives with new families. The children, … Continue reading A Family Apart by Joan Lowery Nixon

The Race by Lauraine Snelling

About this book: "Tricia Evanston has loved horses for as long as she can remember- just like her father. He has always encouraged her love of horse racing and has been training her to compete professionally. Things are not as smooth with Tricia's mother who worries  about her schoolwork and the chances of her getting hurt. … Continue reading The Race by Lauraine Snelling

The Runaway Dolls by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin

About This Book: "Best friends Annabelle Doll and Tiffany  Funcraft have stumbled upon an unexpected visitor , a new doll named Tilly May. She's arrived in a mysterious package... but she looks so familiar. Could she be Annabelle's long-lost baby sister? It'll take a runaway adventure to find out for sure. Are the dolls ready … Continue reading The Runaway Dolls by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin

Mandie and the Medicine Man by Lois Gladys Leppard

About this book: "A Cherokee superstition seems to have come back to haunt Mandie and her friends - the gold they discovered has been donated to build a new hospital, but someone or something is tearing the walls down as fast as they can be built. The guard posted to watch the site is knocked out, tied … Continue reading Mandie and the Medicine Man by Lois Gladys Leppard