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  • if i run {book review & giveaway}

    If I Run by Terri Blackstock Casey Cox’s DNA is all over the crime scene. There’s no use talking to police; they have failed her abysmally before. She has to flee before she’s arrested . . . or worse. The truth doesn’t matter anymore. But what is the truth? That’s the question haunting Dylan Roberts, the war-weary […]

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  • the shock of night {book review}

    The Shock of Night Book Review

    The Shock of Night by Patrick W. Carr When one man is brutally murdered and the priest he works for mortally wounded, Willet Dura, reeve to the king of Bunard, is called to investigate. As he begins to question the dying priest, the man pulls Willet close and screams in a foreign tongue. Then he […]

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  • the golden braid {book review}

    The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson

    The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson   The one who needs rescuing isn’t always the one in the tower. Rapunzel can throw a knife better than any man. She paints beautiful flowering vines on the walls of her plaster houses. She ings so sweetly she can coax even a beast to sleep. But there are […]

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  • a respectable actress {book review}

    A Respectable Actress

    A Respectable Actress by Dorothy Love When India Hartley is accused of murder, she must uncover the deceptions of others to save herself. India Hartley, a famous and beautiful actress, is now alone after her father’s death and embarks upon a tour of theaters across the South. Her first stop is Savannah’s Southern Palace. On […]

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  • girl meets change {book review}

    Girl Meets Change Book Review

    Girl Meets Change by Kristen Strong Whether chosen or unexpected, all change brings stress. Kristen Strong knows about change–especially the kind you didn’t choose. Over the years, she’s fought hard to learn an important truth: change is not something to be feared but something to be received as a blessing from a God who works through it, […]

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  • the sound of silver {spotlight}

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    You may recall my review on the predecessor of this book, The Sound of Diamonds.  I was so excited when Rachelle asked me to be a part of promoting the second book in the Steadfast Love Series, The Sound of Silver! The Sound of Silver by Rachelle Rea The stalwart saint, fighting for faith…the redeemed rebel, fighting for […]

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  • broken, more beautiful {story of kintsugi}

    Broken, More Beautiful

    Have you ever heard of kintsugi? Also known as kintsukuroi, kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with gold, silver, or platinum, thus making the broken piece of art worth more than it was before.   The idea of taking a broken piece of art and loving the […]

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  • murder at the courthouse {book review}

    Murder at the Courthouse

    Murder at the Court House by A. H. Gabhart “After a few years as a police officer in Chicago, Michael Keane has no trouble relaxing into the far less stressful job of deputy sheriff in his small hometown. After all, nothing ever happens in Hidden Springs, Kentucky. Nothing, that is, until a dead body is […]

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  • journey of Ruth {guest post}

    Journey of Ruth, a guest post

     Today, I am so blessed to feature this beautiful guest post from Livy Jarmusch, editor of Crown of Beauty Magazine!  Let her words of grace wash over your soul as you journey through the life of Ruth, the Moabite ancestor of the Author of Love Itself: Everyone has experienced a season in life where the […]

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  • beauty, boys, and ball gowns {spotlight}

    Beauty, Boys, and Ball Gowns

    Beauty, Boys, and Ball Gowns Compiled by Livy Jarmusch, Editor of Crown of Beauty Magazine Princess, it’s time to awaken. In the midst of a targeted attack on our generation as females, this book is a battle cry to awaken what is slumbering inside: our royal identity in Christ. Buried inside these pages is a […]