Audiobooks · Historical Fiction

Audiobook Review | Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

In the midst of World War II, Ireland has declared herself neutral. Troops found on Irish soil must be reported and interned, no matter which side they are fighting for. When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by letting him in. Not… Continue reading Audiobook Review | Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

Special Features

Stars in the Grass: God’s Fourth of July Fireworks by Ann Marie Stewart

What summer read is setting off fireworks this Fourth of July? Stars in the Grass fans have found this Christy-nominated novel brings laughter, tears, and nostalgic emotions within the first thirty pages through nine-year-old Abby McAndrews’s narration. The Fourth of July celebrated near the end of the novel symbolizes the family’s journey. “I never want… Continue reading Stars in the Grass: God’s Fourth of July Fireworks by Ann Marie Stewart

Historical Fiction

July Book Club Book Review » My Daughter’s Legacy by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould

Virginia, 1864 Therese Jennings cannot abide the thought of owning slaves. When her widowed mother inherits a plantation, Therese flees to Civil War Richmond, where she works as a governess by day and tends to wounded soldiers at night. But when trouble befalls her family, can she reconcile her obligations with her beliefs? And will… Continue reading July Book Club Book Review » My Daughter’s Legacy by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould

Contemporary Christian Fiction

Jane of Austin by Hillary Manton Lodge

Just a few years after their father’s business scandal shatters their lives, Jane and Celia Woodward find themselves forced out of their San Francisco tea shop. The last thing Jane wants is to leave their beloved shop on Valencia Street, but when Celia insists on a move to Austin, Texas, the sisters pack up their kid… Continue reading Jane of Austin by Hillary Manton Lodge

Historical Fiction

Christian Shelf-Esteem’s review of High as the Heavens by Kate Breslin

In 1917, Evelyn Marche is just one of many women who has been widowed by the war. A British nurse trapped in German-occupied Brussels, she spends her days working at a hospital and her nights as a waitress in her aunt and uncle’s café. Eve also has a carefully guarded secret keeping her in constant… Continue reading Christian Shelf-Esteem’s review of High as the Heavens by Kate Breslin

Historical Fiction

Book Review | The Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett

In 1927, Margie Lane, an avid naturalist, convinces her Senator father to procure her a position at the fledgling Mount Rainier National Park. Since Ranger Ford Brayden lost his father in a climbing accident, he doubts his ability to protect the park and its many visitors. He certainly doesn’t relish the job of watching over an… Continue reading Book Review | The Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett

Christian Non-Fiction · Quattro's Corner: Reviews From A Middle Schooler's POV

A Kid’s Review of the NIV Kids’ Visual Study (Plus Mom’s Two Cents)

The NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible, for ages 8–12, brings the Bible to life in four-color illustrated splendor. This study Bible includes a spectacular full-color interior featuring over 700 illustrations, photos, infographics, and maps on every page that visually represent key Bible information. Each page also features important facts located near the relevant verse. Intriguing… Continue reading A Kid’s Review of the NIV Kids’ Visual Study (Plus Mom’s Two Cents)