Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

Title: Auschwitz Lullaby Author: Mario Escobar Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 07 August 2018 Genre: WWII Historical Fiction Despite being of Aryan descendent, Helene is not able to get her Gypsy husband and five children spared in Hitler's Germany. Hence, she joins her family when deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Her decision baffles Nazi officials: Aryan women … Continue reading Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

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The First Love By Beverly Lewis

Title: The First Love Author: Beverly Lewis Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 04 September 2018 Genre: Amish Fiction, Christian Fiction Maggie Esh is a young Amish woman who hopes to find the love of her life and settle down once she is baptised into the Amish community. However, her chronic illness makes feel her pitied … Continue reading The First Love By Beverly Lewis

Leaving Cloud 9 by Ericka Andersen

Title: Leaving Cloud 9: The True Story of a Life Resurrected from the Ashes of Poverty, Trauma and Mental Illness Author: Ericka Andersen Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 26 June 2018 Genre: Nonfiction (Adult), Christian Rick Sylvester had the kind of childhood that no one would ever wish on their worst enemy.  Abandoned by their father … Continue reading Leaving Cloud 9 by Ericka Andersen

Update|Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge 2018

September seems to be my reflection month. Probably because  October is my birthday month. Part of setting the reading refresh button involved reviewing my 2018 reading goals. I "signed up" for the Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge because it seemed within reach. So here are the books that I have read this year.  I have … Continue reading Update|Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge 2018

Setting the Reading Refresh Button

Let's face it. August/September has become the new January.  For those going back to school, the feel and thought of new stationery and books often signal the opportunity to write your destiny anew. For stationery junkies like me, it is the perfect excuse to get new pens and notebooks. Well, where I live in the … Continue reading Setting the Reading Refresh Button

Sold on a Monday By Kristina McMorris

Title: Sold on a Monday Author: Kristina McMorris Publisher: Sourcebooks Publication Date: August 28, 2018 Genre: 20th Century Fiction, Historical Fiction I have to admit that my favourite period in history has got to be 1900-1950s. Unfortunately, I hardly read about them except when reading about the atrocities of World War II, I decided to … Continue reading Sold on a Monday By Kristina McMorris

Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar

Title: Thief of Corinth Author: Tessa Afshar Publisher: Tyndale House Publication Date: 07  August 2018 Genre: Biblical Fiction, Christian  Blurb from the Book After years spent living with her mother and oppressive grandfather in Athens, Ariadne runs away to her father’s home in Corinth, only to discover the perilous secret that destroyed his marriage: though a Greek of … Continue reading Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar

All the Colors We Will See By Patrice Gopo

Title: All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness and Finding Our Way Author: Patrice Gopo Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishing Date:  August 7, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoirs & Biographies, Christian All the Colors We Will See is a memoir written like an anthology of essays that trace Patrice Gopo's memories as she wrangles with being … Continue reading All the Colors We Will See By Patrice Gopo

The Hope Jar by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Title: The Hope Jar (The Prayer Jars Series #1) Author: Wanda E. Brunstetter Publisher: Shiloh Run Press (Barbour Publishing) Publication Date: 01 August 2018 Genre: Contemporary, Christian Fiction, Amish Fiction, Romance Sarah Murray finds out that she has grandparents whom her deceased mother never spoke off. She contacts them with the hope of connecting with them and finding out more … Continue reading The Hope Jar by Wanda E. Brunstetter