The Sea Keeper’s Daughter {Review}

// I was hooked. That’s the easiest way to explain my feelings towards The Sea Keeper’s Daughters by Lisa Wingate. I recently read this book, and it was definitely one I struggled to put down. Though I consumed the book very quickly, the pace wasn’t overly fast, and I felt fully immersed in the novel.… Continue reading The Sea Keeper’s Daughter {Review}


Five Brides Book Review

I recently readĀ Five Brides by Eva Marie Everson, which was a delightful historical novel. The slightly unconventional story followed the lives of five young women, strangers at first, who eventually became roommates and good friends. The young working women face the typical challenges of unmarried women in the 1950s, and learn to band together and… Continue reading Five Brides Book Review


Better All the Time {Book Review}

I recently read Better All the Time, by Carre Armstrong Gardner, which is a fictional book about the Darling family, the second book of the series. Without having read the first book, the first few chapters were a whirlwind of character introductions and hints at back stories untold in this book. However, I thoroughly enjoyed… Continue reading Better All the Time {Book Review}

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Dragons and Dirt {Review}

My lovely friend Kate Motaung contacted me awhile back about reviewing a book from a South African author she knew, and of course, I said YES! Because I love the idea of promoting a lovely South African author, and the topic sounded much needed. So a week or two later, a copy of “Dragons and… Continue reading Dragons and Dirt {Review}


Your Beautiful Heart Review

I recently read Your Beautiful Heart by Lauren Scruggs with Lisa Velthouse, which is a devotional on love, faith, and friendship. This book is aesthetically gorgeous, with beautiful word art throughout the book, which enhances the devotionals. The book is divided into several sections, which each section containing a handful of devotions related to each… Continue reading Your Beautiful Heart Review


Review: Where Trust Lies (Janette Oaks)

Where Trust Lies by Janette Oaks is the second book in the Return to the Canadian West book series. The main character, upper class Beth Thatcher, has just returned from working in a poor community in the Rockies for a year, and is quickly whisked away on a cruise with her family. She has to… Continue reading Review: Where Trust Lies (Janette Oaks)


Stealing from God Review

I recently read Stealing from God, by Frank Turek, which is a book written to dissect and disprove atheistic arguments against God. The premise of the book is that non-believers often use the same arguments to disprove the existence of God time and time again. However, according to the laws of logic and nature, Turek… Continue reading Stealing from God Review


Book Review: Colliding with Destiny

I recently read Colliding with Destiny, which is a 31 chapter study on the book of Ruth written by Sarah Jakes. I ended up consuming the book rather quickly, taken in by the honest writing of Jakes and the compelling story of Ruth. And though I have read the book of Ruth before, with Jakes’… Continue reading Book Review: Colliding with Destiny


Book Review: The Presence

I recently read The Presence by Alec Rowlands, which is a study on experiencing more of God. Woven throughout the book are many incredible stories of revival and overwhelming examples of God’s presence appearing in everyday life. Rowlands takes these stories to another level, researching back-stories and looking into why people experienced God’s presence in… Continue reading Book Review: The Presence


Book Review: The River

I recently read The River, which is a new book by the well-known author, Beverly Lewis. I have read several of her books previously, and this one is another good novel. Set in the heart of Amish county in Pennsylvania, two sisters who left the Amish return to their family to visit their ailing father.… Continue reading Book Review: The River