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Before the Season Ends
**spoiler alert** Hmmm, perhaps I didn't read the same book that everyone else who reviewed Before the Season Ends read, because I certainly did not c ...more
Jun 19, 2009
May 28, 2009
Sixty Acres and a Bride (Ladies of Caldwell County, #1)
I am stunned by the number of four and five star reviews for Sixty Acres and a Bride. I've said it before and I'll say it again: there are quite a few ...more
Jun 16, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
Forevermore (Only in Gooding, #2)
I picked up "Forevermore" and "Fancy Pants," both by Cathy Marie Hake, at the library and read "Fancy Pants" first. After finishing that one I wasn't ...more
Jul 18, 2008
Jul 19, 2008
Flee the Night (Team Hope #1)
I've said in many of my reviews of inspirational books that I'm disappointed with the state of Christian/inspirational fiction. I've found many Christ ...more
Sep 16, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
My Hands Came Away Red
What a great book! So often I will hear news stories or read about violence in other countries and, although this is horrible, not even pay attention. ...more
Feb 02, 2008
Jan 12, 2008
The Vigilante's Bride (Texas Rangers #1)
There are two reasons why I finished this book:

1. My local library has an adult summer reading program and I can fill out an entry form for prize draw
Jul 02, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
Maid to Match
**spoiler alert** I'm so on the fence when it comes to Deeanne Gist's books. I've read five of them now and there are so many good things about each o ...more
Aug 05, 2010
Aug 05, 2010
Love's Pursuit
I recently read Siri Mitchell's A Constant Heart and was not overly impressed with the plot and characters, although I was highly impressed by her att ...more
Aug 10, 2009
Jul 26, 2009
Breaking Free
I was torn between giving this book two or three stars.

I'm becoming more and more discouraged with the inspirational fiction genre. Lately, it seems t
Dec 09, 2008
Nov 14, 2008
Deep in the Heart of Trouble
**spoiler alert** This review contains spoilers for Deep in the Heart of Trouble as well as A Bride in the Bargain and Maid to Match, all three by Dee ...more
Aug 04, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
A Flickering Light (Portraits of the Heart, #1)
**spoiler alert** It took me forever to get through this book...or maybe it just felt that way. I didn't care for any of the characters, especially Je ...more
Jun 12, 2009
May 28, 2009
Letter Perfect
**spoiler alert** Have you ever started to read a book and then halfway through realized that the author has lost her way and no longer knows what she ...more
Sep 03, 2008
Aug 08, 2008
Beloved Castaway (Fairweather Keys #1)
**spoiler alert** I wish I could have given this book 2.5 stars, but since I can't, I rounded down. If I'd felt strongly enough about it, I would have ...more
Sep 2008
Aug 08, 2008
Reluctant Burglar (To Catch a Thief #1)
At first I really enjoyed this book. I'm a huge fan of Dee Henderson's O'Malley series and this one came across as being in the same vein, kind of act ...more
Aug 07, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
Fancy Pants (Only in Gooding, #1)
Not really worth reading. The characters were strange, the styling of the book was abrupt, I didn't feel that the book was very well written. At the b ...more
Jul 16, 2008
Jul 17, 2008
Here Burns My Candle (Here Burns My Candle, #1)
I agree with many of the other reviewers who felt that the plot of Here Burns My Candle moved too slowly. The book does develop at a slower pace, but ...more
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
Summer of the Midnight Sun (Alaskan Quest, #1)
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed the descriptions of Alaskan frontier life. Not a terrible story, but very predictable. A couple of good conversations abou ...more
Oct 10, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
Bachelor's Puzzle (Patchwork Circle, #1)
**spoiler alert** To borrow an adjective from someone else's review, this book was very "fluffy." I was hoping for more of an in-depth discussion of f ...more
Apr 23, 2008
Mar 27, 2008
Moon Over Tokyo
This book was okay. Just okay. I approved of the ending, but getting there was a bit of a struggle. The main character was not always likable; she had ...more
Feb 16, 2008
Feb 16, 2008
A Constant Heart
I agree with a lot of reviews already posted on this site. A Constant Heart was pretty blah as far as the plot goes, the characters were poorly writte ...more
Aug 03, 2009
Jul 26, 2009
A Texan's Promise (Heart of a Hero #1)
Ugh, another piece of poorly written Christian fiction. The characters were lacking of any personality or character. The plot was ridiculous. The scri ...more
Apr 15, 2013
May 25, 2013
Love Starts with Elle
Too ridiculous, too predictable, stupid characters, and who actually calls someone else a "cell phone whore?" (This is what Elle calls Jeremiah at one ...more
Mar 06, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
Waterfall (River of Time, #1)
In order to enjoy this book, you have to suspend a lot of disbelief. A lot, a lot. I enjoyed it because I didn't take the book too seriously, like how ...more
not set
Oct 24, 2011
Beyond the Night
**spoiler alert** I didn't care for the continual back and forth between present-day Maddie in her hospital bed and the flashbacks to when she first s ...more
Jul 30, 2010
Jul 15, 2010
Cascade (River of Time, #2)
Pretty much a repeat of the first book, only this time Gabi's mom has traveled back in time with her sister and her.
not set
Oct 24, 2011
Mine Is the Night (Here Burns My Candle, #2)
I actually like Mine Is the Night better than Here Burns My Candle, so it would probably rate 4.5 stars.
Jun 30, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
I was concerned when I started reading this book that it might get too preachy or too bogged down in stereotypes, but I was pleasantly surprised to fi ...more
Sep 09, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
America the Beautiful
This book was just okay. It was slow-moving at times and overly heavy on the political "behind the scenes" descriptions. I appreciated some of the des ...more
Jun 28, 2008
Jun 07, 2008
Waiting for Summer's Return (Ollenberger, #1)
A so-so book in the Christian fiction genre, Waiting for Summer's Return was an easy, quick read. The speech patterns of some of the Mennonite charact ...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jun 08, 2010
Frasier Island (Frasier Island Series #1)
This was a good inspirational fiction/adventure book. I was a little dismayed with the implausibility of two Naval officers finding romance with each ...more
Sep 2007
Jan 03, 2008
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