Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Review: Untangled by:Carey Scott

About the Book:All women want to feel is valued. But problems arise when we seek confirmation that we are “enough “using the world’s standards. Almost from birth, we are trained to find the approval and acceptance we crave in the eyes of family, friends, and even strangers. The result is that we cannot believe we …

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Join the Odyssey Adventure Club for a ‘Buck’ (Plus a Summer Challenge)

  Memorial Day is just around the corner, which means school will be out for the summer! Parents, does that fill you with dread, knowing all you’ll hear for the next few months is, “I’m bored!”? Keep reading because we have a deal for you—one that will only cost you a buck and that will …

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Review: The Treasure at Devil’s Hole by:Jody M. Mabry

About the Book:How would you feel if you knew you had a legendary treasure right in your own back yard? Francis “Bug” Mosser knows, and will do nearly anything to find it, even if it means defying the most villainous person he knows—Mom! Standing in Bug’s way is his nemesis Tad Pricket, the red headed, …

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Review: How to Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird by:Amy Lively

About the Book:A Woman’s Guide to Sharing Her Faith While Making New Friends Many women are comfortable hanging out at church but also long for a spiritual connection to their community. Amy Lively shows you how to love those strangers next door even when you’re fearful. She writes from her experience, saying, “I’ve knocked on …

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Review: Devotions from the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life by:Miriam Drennan

About the Book:Come to the garden alone, and fill your soul with His presence. There’s nothing on earth like the peace and loveliness of a magnificent garden. It’s the place where Adam and Eve first fellowshipped with God, and where you, too, can escape from this chaotic world into His loving arms of beauty and …

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Litfuse Review: The Proposal at Siesta Key by:Shelley Shepard Gray

About the Book: A young Amish woman, yearning for freedom, crosses paths with a handsome Mennonite celebrity in a deeply moving tale of friendship and self-discovery—the second installment in the unforgettable New York Times bestselling author’s new Amish Brides of Pinecraft series. Penny Troyer rarely disobeys her parents. In the years since her sister’s tragic death, they’ve …

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CFBA Review: When Hope Rises by:Dora Hiers

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingWhen Hope RisesPelican Book Group (May 2015)byDora Heirs ABOUT THE AUTHOR: After a successful auditing career, Dora left the corporate world to be a stay-at-home mom to her two sons. When her youngest son no longer wanted her hanging out at school with him anymore, Dora started writing Heart …

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Review: The Mapmaker’s Children by:Sarah McCoy

About the Book:When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives of slaves fleeing north, she becomes one of the Underground Railroad’s leading mapmakers, taking her cues from the slave code quilts and hiding her maps within her paintings. She boldly embraces this …

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Review: The Undertaker’s Wife by:Dee Oliver

About the Book:On Dee Branch s first date with Johnnie Oliver, a fourth-generation funeral director, she knew she was in for a unique relationship when he had to leave for just a minute and he came back to the car with a corpse. Over twenty years later, Dee was still in love with her charming …

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Review: Love’s Rescue by:Christine Johnson

About the Book:When her mother dies, Elizabeth Benjamin heads home to Key West, determined to transform herself into the perfect Southern belle her parents always wished her to be. But nothing goes according to plan. Her crippled brother resents her, the servants do not obey her, and Rourke O’Malley, the dashing man she vowed to …

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