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A Distant Melody  (Wings of Glory, #1)
4.15
it was amazing
One of my favorite novels ever. Here’s what I liked about it:
■It’s a love story, but it’s not sicky-sweet.
■It’s set during World War 2, so I think m
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Feb 13, 2012
 
The Lady and the Lionheart
4.63
it was amazing
The Lady and the Lionheart isn’t a book to read so much as it is a world to inhabit, a story to relish, a love to cherish. It is lyrical, achingly bea ...more
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May 06, 2016
 
A Cup of Dust: a Novel of the Dust Bowl
4.31
it was amazing
Riveting. An achingly beautiful tale told with a singularly fresh and original voice. This sepia-toned story swept me into the Dust Bowl and brought m ...more
not set
Apr 03, 2015
 
A Hope Undaunted (Winds of Change, #1)
4.01
it was amazing
Warning: if you have work to do, and you are reading this book, you may not get your work done until you turn the last page! This is the best book I h ...more
Oct 25, 2010
Nov 05, 2011
 
Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace
4.34
it was amazing
A sweeping tale rife with adventure, love, and God’s relentless pursuit of his own. With her signature depth and detail, Hedlund plunges her readers i ...more
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Jul 06, 2016
 
Forest Child (Vikings of the New World Saga, #2)
4.71
it was amazing
Forest Child is one of the bravest works of fiction I’ve ever read. Brimming with tension, yet laced with tenderness, this powerful saga is sure to ke ...more
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Nov 15, 2015
 
A Moonbow Night
4.28
it was amazing
As timeless as it is historical, A Moonbow Night is the shining embodiment of everything Laura Frantz does best, from her trademark attention to detai ...more
Jul 22, 2016
Jul 18, 2016
 
The Vikings of the New World Saga (Vikings of the New World Saga, #1-2)
4.75
it was amazing
God's Daughter is everything I'm looking for in a novel: fascinating history, vivid setting, complex characters who evolve and grow as the pages turn, ...more
not set
Apr 24, 2017
 
The Road to Paradise (Shadows of the Wilderness #1)
4.49
it was amazing
A true delight. With its expertly rendered setting of breathtaking beauty and danger, combined with charming characters and a swiftly moving plot, The ...more
Mar 2017
May 21, 2017
 
God's Daughter (Vikings of the New World Saga #1)
4.05
it was amazing
Heather Day Gilbert just became one of my favorite authors. God's Daughter is everything I'm looking for in a novel: fascinating history, vivid settin ...more
not set
Jan 06, 2015
 
Redeeming Love
4.48
it was amazing
I'm giving this book five stars because it absolutely delivers what Francine Rivers set out to deliver when she wrote this book. It's a beautiful stor ...more
Jan 04, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
A Trail of Crumbs: A Novel of the Great Depression
4.55
it was amazing
I read somewhere that drama isn't necessarily when the characters in a novel cry, but when the reader cries. A Trail of Crumbs would make an excellent ...more
Mar 22, 2017
Oct 16, 2016
 
Counted With the Stars (Out from Egypt, #1)
4.36
it was amazing
A stunning depiction of an age-old story, told with such a fresh perspective I couldn't put it down. The depth of the author's research is commendable ...more
Dec 03, 2016
Mar 19, 2016
 
The House on Foster Hill
4.33
it was amazing
Riveting! With its dual storyline connected by a single house and the women it touched, Jaime Jo Wright delivers double the suspense, double the roman ...more
Jun 21, 2017
Feb 12, 2017
 
Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World
3.88
it was amazing
Growing Up Social is the best book for parents I've read in at least a year. It is NOT anti-technology, it does NOT impose unreasonable rules and prin ...more
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Oct 06, 2014
 
Trial by Twelve (A Murder in the Mountains, #2)
4.54
it was amazing
Another page-turner from Heather Day Gilbert! Loved this book just as much as Miranda Warning, if not more. I loved spending more time with characters ...more
Feb 24, 2017
Feb 24, 2017
 
Miranda Warning (A Murder in the Mountains, #1)
4.06
it was amazing
This was the first contemporary novel I've read by Heather Day Gilbert, and it will not be the last! I knew the author was extremely talented from rea ...more
Dec 12, 2016
Mar 06, 2015
 
With Every Letter (Wings of the Nightingale, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
When I read Sarah's first book, A Distant Melody, I considered it one of the best books I had ever read. But she just keeps getting better! Readers wh ...more
Nov 19, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Restore My Soul: A Coloring Book Devotional Journey
4.76
it was amazing
Restore My Soul isn't just another adult coloring book. This volume is truly a cut above the rest. Whimsical designs surround careful chosen text, mak ...more
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Apr 14, 2016
 
Many Sparrows
4.75
it was amazing
Stunning. Many Sparrows is everything I want in a book: settings that spring to life, characters I love, rich historical context, heart-wrenching dram ...more
Jun 13, 2017
May 21, 2017
 
Where Treetops Glisten: Three Stories of Heartwarming Courage and Christmas Romance During World War II
4.24
it was amazing
This book is a perfect companion for the Christmas season. Rich in historical detail, the three charming novellas are connected beautifully, with char ...more
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Dec 15, 2014
 
Mother of the Bride: Refreshment and Wisdom for the Mother of the Bride
4.87
it was amazing
Mother of the Bride certainly lives up to its promise to deliver refreshment and wisdom! With been-there insight, Cheryl Barker comes alongside the re ...more
not set
Jul 07, 2016
 
The Perfect Son
3.97
really liked it
I read this book based on someone's recommendation, and I'm glad I did. This contemporary fiction is a departure from novels I normally read (historic ...more
Jul 25, 2016
Jul 22, 2016
 
The Pug List: A Ridiculous Little Dog, a Family Who Lost Everything, and How They All Found Their Way Home
4.09
it was amazing
With honesty, humor, and a heaping dose of hope, Alison Hodgson takes the reader right into the heart and soul of her family as they process and heal ...more
not set
Apr 08, 2016
 
Faith Under Fire: An Army Chaplain's Memoir
3.93
it was amazing
In Faith Under Fire, Roger Benimoff gives readers an honest insider's view of how post-traumatic stress can sneak up on a soldier and set up camp in h ...more
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Aug 13, 2016
 
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (One Thousand White Women#1)
3.87
really liked it
This volume represents a depth and breadth of research I can only begin to comprehend. For that alone, it's worth four stars (maybe 3.5) to me. I appr ...more
Nov 20, 2016
Nov 19, 2016
 
Bespoke: a Tiny Christmas Tale (Espoir Archives #1)
4.19
it was amazing
This novelette worked its way into my heart almost as soon as I began reading it. Brief enough to read in a few stolen moments during the busy Christm ...more
Dec 04, 2016
Dec 04, 2016
 
The Choice (Lancaster County Secrets #1)
4.07
really liked it
Here's what I liked about the book:
■I learned some fascinating things about the Amish culture I wouldn’t have known otherwise
■While the book shared
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Feb 13, 2012
 
I'll Watch the Moon
4.25
it was amazing
This was my first Ann Tatlock novel, and I loved it so much I'm determined to read everything she has written. Loved the child's first-person voice, t ...more
Apr 30, 2017
Apr 29, 2017
 
This Quiet Sky
4.51
it was amazing
This novella should come with a notice that the reader will need both kleenex and chocolate. And that you will want to read this in one sitting--which ...more
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Jan 09, 2015
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