Saturday, May 28, 2016

Come With Me By Suzanne Eller

Proverbs 31 Author Calls Women to a Revolutionary Faith
What if there was a real-life invitation to a lifetime of unexpected destinations and adventure? What if your faith was the key?

In her warm, conversational way, Proverbs 31 author Suzie Eller shows how your faith is just that. How when you take a step away from the uncertainty, the to-do list, the busy life, the worries and excuses, you take a step toward the One who promises to delight and surprise. Who brings you deeper than you ever thought possible.

Two thousand years ago, 12 men answered the call to follow a man they hardly knew--and they were changed in ways they never imagined. Today that same invitation echoes across history, beckoning you to an adventure that will spill into every aspect of your faith and life.
Come with Me. Will you say yes?

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Suzanne Eller (Suzie) is a Proverbs 31 Ministries writer ( and ECPA bestselling author of several books. Suzie has been featured on hundreds of TV and radio programs such as Focus on the Family, Aspiring Women, The Harvest Show, KLOVE and many others. She is a Words that Make a Difference radio contributor on KLRC. She loves nothing more than watching women find freedom in family, faith, and feelings. Suzie has spoken to women all over the United States and in several countries.
Suzie lives in NW Arkansas with her family. Connect with her at

This book is a real blessing.
Come With Me is about going wherever Jesus leads you. Are you ready to come with Jesus?
I have read the gospels many many times. I now read them with a whole new out look.
After reading Come With Me you are going to be changed and your Bible reading will be so much  different then it is now.
This is a book to read and study and be challenged it is such a fantastic eye opening read. Eller makes reading the gospels a whole new ballgame. I challenge you to pick up a copy of this book and see if it does not change your relationship with Jesus. 
I plan to keep a copy of my shelf and reread it from time to time.
I gave this book 4 stars and I HIGHLY recommend it.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Young & Beardless By John Luke Robertson

John Luke Robertson may be young and beardless, but he has a lot to say about growing up and discovering your purpose.
John Luke Robertson, the oldest son of Willie and Korie Robertson and brother of Dancing with the Stars sensation Sadie Robertson, shares his story of what it’s like to grow up as a Robertson and all the fun and craziness that entails, as well as what he has learned as he has stepped out into his own unique experiences. He also shares what it’s like to navigate the walk from boyhood to becoming a man. Topics in this book include friendship, kindness, dreaming big, embracing your God-given uniqueness, taking chances, and choosing mentors.
John Luke speaks frequently on dreams (how to build a dream for your life), schemes (how to plan for your dream to come true), and building teams (choosing the people around you who will become a team that helps make your dream come true through their support, honesty, and care). He will incorporate these important guidelines into the book, ultimately helping young people learn how to find and pursue a clear-cut purpose in their lives.
Teens and young adults will enjoy reading his story, and they will benefit by reading Robertson’s wisdom and perspective on how to grow up and live out your purpose. And, with the Robertsons, this book is sure to be fun!

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John Luke Robertson, the oldest son of Korie and Willie Robertson, has grown up on the hit reality television series Duck Dynasty. Over 3 million viewers watched as John Luke married his beautiful bride, Mary Kate McEachern, in June of 2015. They currently attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where John Luke is doing his undergraduate work in camping and outdoor ministries. Growing up, John Luke spent his summers working at Camp Ch-Yo-Ca, a Christian youth camp his great-grandfather started in 1967, as well as doing various mission efforts around the world. His first business venture is the famous snow ball stand in front of the Duck Commander warehouse, called John Luke and Willie’s Ice Cabin. John Luke speaks at various events around the country sharing his passion for his faith and for living life to the fullest. He is also the author of a four-book juvenile fiction series, Be your Own Duck Commander, and writes on his blog You can follow him on Instagram @young_and_beardless and twitter @john316luke923.

John Luke should have been my child, He LOVES to read. And a wide array of good authors.
I loved learning about John Luke. Such a fine young man. Someone we want our teens to look up to and emulate. The best mentor our young teens can look up to. 
John Luke has sure accomplished a lot for some one his age. His not ashamed of his walk with Jesus and has a lot of faith. John Luke tells stories that make you wish that he was your child. Parents and grandparents be sure to pick up a copy of this book, it will make for great dinner conversations and it is sure to touch your young adult in many ways. 
I think this is a book all our young adults should be reading.
I gave this book 5 stars two times and I HIGHLY recommend it.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.  

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Daughter's Dream By Shelley Shepard Gray

In Shelley Shepard Gray’s second book in her Charmed Amish Life series, a young teacher and farmer discover they have much in common, especially when it comes to healing old wounds from the past…and finding love in one another.
Rebecca Kinsinger has always dreamed of being a teacher. But when she’s given the opportunity she’s been waiting for at Charm Amish School, she’s dismayed to discover that teaching is hard work—work she’s afraid she’s not very good at.

That is, until Lilly Yoder joins the class. A thirteen-year old who’s just lost her parents, Lilly is in need of someone like Rebecca. For the first time since starting her new job, Rebecca feels a sense of purpose. But when she meets Lilly’s uncle, Jacob, his good looks and sweet, easy-going temperament are hard to ignore. How can she even entertain romantic thoughts of Jacob when his niece is her student?
Suddenly becoming Lily’s sole caregiver, Jacob Yoder never thought he’d be a single parent—or a farmer. Having been living in Florida as a carpenter, Jacob feels more at home wielding a hammer than a backhoe. The only bright spot in his life is Rebecca Kinsinger. As Lily and Rebecca develop a bond, Jacob’s fondness for the pretty teacher grows, too.

But when a fateful accident brings them together, Rebecca and Jacob must choose between duty and desire. Will they follow the path before them? Or set out to find true happiness…and true love?

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Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.

This is the second book in The Charmed Amish Life series. But it can be read as a stand alone.
I really enjoyed the characters and the storyline. This is not a predictable Amish read. Its a different story then most Amish books.
You are going to enjoy this book, and be waiting on the next book in the series.
Gray has a way of making you wish that you were there in Amish Country with the families that she writes about.
I gave this sweet story 4 stars and I recommend this series.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Greater Love By Carol Kinsey

Trey Netherland is undercover. Rainey Meadows has been deceived. She wants answers. He wants the bad guy. Together, Rainey and Trey find themselves in the heart of Columbia both searching for different things. As Rainey struggles to learn who she is, Trey is torn between the lies he’s told and the Truth that is fighting to reach his heart. Tangled in a dangerous plot, can Rainey trust the man whose lies put her heart in turmoil? Will Trey finally cry out to the only One who can truly set him free? There is only one Truth and it’s in Him they find Greater Love.

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Carol Kinsey lives with her husband, Von, and their two daughters on a farm in central Ohio. She and her husband have been involved in youth ministry for over twenty years through Student Venture, Young Life, and their church where Von is currently working as the full time youth pastor. Carol is a contributing author for Relationships Under Construction, a relationship risk avoidance curriculum, and has taught relational risk avoidance in various high schools throughout Ohio. She worked as a journalist for almost ten years and has a passion for writing exciting fiction that uplifts, encourages, and gives glory to God.

Don't you all just love this cover?
Kinsey wrote a wonderful book with Greater Love. I fell in love with Rainey and Trey and just had to see what happened between them. Kinsey grabbed my attention and didn't let go. I truly hated to see the book come to an end. This is a story that will tell about God's love and redemption no matter our circumstance. I was guessing to where the book would turn next and I love that about this book. Some authors have become so predictable that you can tell where the story will go before it gets there. I really liked Kinsey's book and recommend this one as well.
I gave this book 4 stars.
I was given a copy of this book by the author for my honest review.

Monday, May 23, 2016

The Modern Romantic CD By Laura Sullivan

Laura Sullivan is an established New Age Piano Music, New Classical Music and Grammy® Winning artist who is inspired and led to creation promoting holistic health of mind and body, through her calming piano music compositions. She has a Bachelor s degree in Music and a Masters degree in Psychology.
CD PRODUCT PACKAGING: This CD is packaged in an all new, lightweight, professional, eco-friendly holder for CDs called a jacket. The CD jacket is like the vinyl record jackets that your father (or grandfather) used to have on the shelf. These are identical, only smaller. The CD is professionally printed in full color.

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Laura Sullivan is such a wonderful musician. The genre of music that I normally listen to is contemporary Christian music, but I genuinely love Laura's new CD. Each song is classical, written and composed by Laura. The music is very relaxing. I don't like a completely quiet house so I normally will have the TV on low volume wihile I read. This CD was perfect to have playing while I read. I like her music and would advise anyone to purchase this CD it is delightful. 
This is a 4 star CD and would make a wonderful gift.
I was given this CD by the composer for my honest review.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Murder Comes By Mail By Ann Gabhart

A Cozy Mystery Complete with a Small Town Full of Charming, Quirky Characters
Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens.

Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered by the man he saved. With a killer one step ahead, things in Hidden Springs begin to unravel. Now Michael must protect the people he loves--because the killer could be targeting one of them next.
Readers will love racing along with Deputy Sheriff Keane as the clock ticks in this page-turning mystery.

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Ann H. Gabhart caught the writing bug at the age of ten and has been writing ever since. An award winning author, she's published many books for both adults and young adults. Scent of Lilacs, her first inspirational novel, was chosen as a Top Ten Christian Fiction Book by Booklist magazine. Her Shaker novel, The Outsider, was a finalist for ECPA Christian Fiction Book of the Year and was a Top Pick by Romantic Times Book Review Magazine. Love Comes Home won the Selah Book of the Year award. Ann writes about Kentucky history and small town life and as A.H. Gabhart is the author of the Hidden Springs mysteries.
Ann lives on a farm in Kentucky not far from where she was born. She and her husband have three children and nine grandchildren. Ann loves hiking on her farm with her grandkids and her dog, Oscar. See more about her books at or join the conversation on her Facebook page,

I was so excited to go back to Hidden Springs Kentucky. After reading book one I had been waiting for this mystery to arrive.  This is the best mystery series and I like it much better then Gabhart's Shaker series. I can't wait for book number three. 
Murder Comes by mail is a great mystery. It was good to visit Hidden Springs and help Michael and the gang figure out the murders that took place. There are a few characters that return in this book plus a few new ones as well. The characters are written in such a way that they come to life right off the pages. Gabhart had me hooked from the very first word to the very last. This is the second book in the Hidden Spring series but it can be a stand alone book. The first book of the series was very good but I think that this one is even better. This book has it all comedy, romance, mystery and suspense. I loved this book. Run to the nearest book store and buy this book. You will not regret it.
I gave this book 5 stars two times. I HIGHLY recommend this book.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review..

Friday, May 20, 2016

Wild and Free By Jess Connolly & Hayley Morgan

For all the fullness of God available to His daughters, we often feel limited by two defining insecurities: “I am too much,” and “I am not enough.”
Co-authors and best friends Jess Connolly and Hayley Morgan have felt the same, until one essential question turned the tables on it all: If God is wild and free and he created women, what does this mean for us today?
Wild and Free is an anthem and an invitation in equal parts to find freedom from the cultural captivity that holds us back, and freedom to step into the wild and holy call of God in our lives. With fresh biblical insight tracing all the way back to Eve and a treasury of practical application, Jess and Hayley reveal how women today can walk in the true liberty we already have in Jesus.
Because you don’t have to be everything to everyone. You don’t have to try so hard to button it up and hold it together. And you certainly don’t have to quiet the voice that God gave you when he created you to sing. Wild and Free will help you shake off the lies of insecurity in your life, and step forward to maximize your God-given influence for his glory and the world’s good.

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Jess Connolly is a gal who is in the thick of it herself. She is the founder of the Naptime Diaries print shop, co-founder of the Influence Conference + Network, and she is passionate about using her words to point women to Jesus through writing and speaking. She and her husband planted a church in Charleston, South Carolina, where they live with their four children. Blog:

Hayley Morgan is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur who inspires women to create lives of more passion and less fuss. She and her husband started Wildly Co., an ethical children’s clothing line, and she is also the cofounder of the Influence Conference and Network. Hayley lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her husband and their four sons. She blogs at

This is a review that is hard to put into the right words. I want to do this book justice but, you just need to pick up a copy of this book and dive into it. You won't be sorry ladies.
I call this a book of hope. Ladies again this is a MUST read. It is full of stories we can all relate to and toward by two ladies that love us and want to share this journey with us.
I underlined and highlight over half of the book. SO much helpful info in this little book.
Reading it is just like sitting and talking with Connolly and Morgan and spending quality time with close friends.
They define WILD as: walking in who God made us to be and FREE as: resting in what Jesus has done for us.
I never thought of those two words being defined like that.
A life changing book for us ladies who are ready for the change.
I gave this book 5 stars. I HIGHLY recommend this book.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.