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10 Favorite Books of 2018 and What’s Ahead in 2019

I've been reading through countless articles from fellow bloggers and book reviewers as to their top or favorite books from this year. Not necessarily ones that were published this year, but ones they read and loved. I didn't start reviewing books until late summer, and by that point had already made my way through a… Continue reading 10 Favorite Books of 2018 and What’s Ahead in 2019

Non-Fiction Reviews · The Top Shelf: Children's Books · The Top Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book of the Month} The Hedge of Thorns

It is humbly hoped that the inhabitants of this little cottage continue, after the example of those gone before them, to walk in that narrow path, where, although the traveler may find a few thorns, he has blessed assurance that it will certainly lead to everlasting joy, for the path of the just is as… Continue reading {Book of the Month} The Hedge of Thorns

Fiction Reviews · The Top Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book Review} North! Or Be Eaten

Yer the High King, which means ye've got to start thinking of more than yerself."North! Or be eaten by Andrew Peterson About the book... The second installment of the literary and imaginative masterpiece: The Wingfeather Saga, the Igiby family has been forced to leave the quiet Glipwood Township and flee from the dreaded Fangs of Dang… Continue reading {Book Review} North! Or Be Eaten

Fiction Reviews · The Top Shelf: Children's Books · The Top Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book Review} On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

Lad, it's one thing to be poor in pocket - nothing wrong with that. But poor in heart - that's no good." -On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness by Andrew Peterson About the book... This is the first book in The Wingfeather Saga. A tale I would place on my shelf beside C. S.… Continue reading {Book Review} On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

Non-Fiction Reviews · Top Shelf

{Book Review} Christian Heroes Then & Now Series

As saints of old still line the way, Retelling triumphs of His grace, We hear their calls and hunger for the day When, with Christ, we stand in glory. -O Church Arise by Keith and Kristyn Getty About the series... The Christian Heroes Then & Now Series, are the individual stories of Christian heroes from… Continue reading {Book Review} Christian Heroes Then & Now Series

Fiction Reviews · The Top Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book Review} The Lamplighter

Is Gertrude a beauty? By no means. Hers is a face and form about which there would be a thousand different opinions, and few would pronounce her beautiful. But there are faces whose ever-varying expression one loves to watch, tell-tale faces, that speak truth and proclaim the sentiment within; faces sanctified by the Divine presence,… Continue reading {Book Review} The Lamplighter

Fiction Reviews · The Middle Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book Review} When Breaks the Dawn

"You're sure?" he asked me. "Perfectly sure." And I was. With Wynn's arms about me and God's peace in my heart, I had no reason to doubt or fear anything the future might hold. -When Breaks the Dawn About the book... The third installment in the beloved Canadian West Saga, this book continues chronicling Wynn and Elizabeth… Continue reading {Book Review} When Breaks the Dawn

Middle Shelf · Non-Fiction Reviews · Updates & Announcements

{Book Review} Beloved Bride & Small Announcement

"Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees." -Beloved Bride About the book... The letters of the American hero, Stonewall Jackson, to his wife, Anna. He is a respected leader in military history, and remembered for his death at such a young age. His story graces many history books,… Continue reading {Book Review} Beloved Bride & Small Announcement

Fiction Reviews · The Top Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book Review} When Comes the Spring

This is just the beginning, Elizabeth. We have today as a memory, but we have all of the tomorrows as exciting possibilities. -When Comes the Spring About the book... This is the second book in the Canadian West Saga. Her life as a single teacher in the Wild West is over. She's fallen in love,… Continue reading {Book Review} When Comes the Spring