August 18, 2013

Encouragement for Today

You will find great inspiration for the day from the women of the Proverbs 31 Team in their latest book, Encouragement for Today.
This book contains 100 devotions that can pull you from the craziness of your world to rest in the One, who alone will hold you fast. The writers encourage you by presenting a devotion, along with thoughts to help you reflect on, respond to, and remember the word of your almighty God.
These women want to help turn you from the problems of your life to look upon Jesus Christ, your Lord!!!!

I received this book from Thomas Nelson in exchange for my unbiased review

August 12, 2013

Burning Sky

Burning Sky: A Novel of the American Frontier

Burning Sky is the first novel by Lori Benton.  It is an interesting tale of America’s early days.

Willa Obenchain was abducted by Mohawk Indians at the age of fourteen.  Many years later, she finds her way home; however, many things have changed!

Her parents and grandmother are nowhere to be found on the land she had known as home.  Once she discovers that her parents were viewed as traitors and that their land is going to be put up for auction, Willa is frantic to save it.

Supported by new friends and old, Willa looks for a way to hold onto this land that is home to her!
I received this book from Waterbrook Multnomah in exchange for my unbiased review

August 8, 2013

Into The Whirlwind

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        By: Elizabeth Camden

Mollie Knox is intent on keeping your father’s dream and watch factory alive in Into The Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden.

 After Mollie is approached by Zack Kazmarek, the lawyer for her major customer, she must make a decision about whether she wants to sell her father’s factory.  Before she can tell Zack her answer, both Mollie and Zack are caught up in a fire that may just burn down the city of Chicago!

After much of the city is destroyed by the fire, both Mollie and Zack must find a way to piece their individual lives back together.  Soon, they begin to develop feelings for each other.  Their new relationship is put to the test when Mollie discovers that Zack has taken advantage of her in pushing the sale of a land deed for much less than it is worth!

Can she ever trust him again?  Hang on as Mollie and Zack experience the ups and downs of learning about each other!