A Gilded Lady by Elizabeth Camden

The second novel of Camden’s Hope and Glory series, A Gilded Lady follows Caroline, the younger sister of Gray, the male lead of The Spice King. We met Caroline in the first novel, and her characterization is well-continued here. Especially her loyalty to her brother, Luke. The new addition is Nathaniel. He’s been assigned to […]

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The Spice King by Elizabeth Camden

The cover alone on this one intrigued me. When I saw that it was a series, I knew I had to give it a shot. I was not disappointed. The male lead, Gray, is one of those characters that I just fall for. He’s serious, he’s reserved, but there’s something underneath that can be drawn […]

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Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Fantasy novels are one of my top three favorite genres. I love getting lost in a completely different world. Brandon Sanderson’s Elantris is one of the best I’ve ever read. The fact that this was a debut novel blows my mind. The story, the characters, every little detail seems to be woven in with a […]

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The Inefficiency Assassin by Helene Segura

I struggle with staying organized and staying focused. It’s a product of having too much to do and feeling like there isn’t enough time in the day. Helene Segura was a speaker at a business conference I attended several years ago. She walked through the basics of her strategies with handouts, and talked about just […]

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Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson

It’s been quite a while since I’ve read through a novel in just a few days, but Edenbrooke was one I couldn’t put down. Donaldson’s writing captured me from page one, and just got better and better. As a Christian who loves a good love story, romance novels can be a tightrope walk. Some content […]

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Lady Jane Grey: Nine Day Queen of England by Faith Cook

I’d never heard of Lady Jane Grey until I found this book, but after reading the summary I knew I had to learn more. Over the past few years I’ve developed a growing interest in English history, especially the period of the English Reformation. Lady Jane, used as a pawn by those around her who […]

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Making a Difference by R. C. Sproul

Christians want to make a difference in the world. We want to see society change for the better. We want people to know Jesus. How do we begin to do that when the world is so different? In this book, R. C. Sproul explains the word views that make up today’s culture, from secularism to […]

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Looking for a Book Journal? This is the one!

When reading is a big part of your life, you want to keep track of what you read and share your thoughts. If you’re nodding your head right now, you want this book journal. It’s the perfect gift for any bibliophile. There’s a two-page entry for 70 books. Take notes, write out a review, keep […]

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Egypt’s Sister by Angela Hunt

Since high school, I’ve been drawn to the history of Ancient Egypt. As my faith has grown, the history of the Jewish people has become more important to me. So, this novel, which combines the two, was a no-brainer for me. The detail in the writing is amazing. It draws you into the story without […]

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Do You Pray? by J. C. Ryle

Prayer is an important part of the Christian life, but do you pray? In this short book, Ryle asks this question, and explains why it is important that the answer is “yes.” Ryle gives warning to those who do not pray, encouragement to those who don’t know where to begin, and advice to those who […]

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Leadershift by John C. Maxwell

There are some books that come to you at the exact time that you need them. This is one of those books for me. I’m someone who hates confrontation. I avoid it as much as possible. So, becoming a department manager was a challenge for me in some ways. I knew I would have to […]

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

As an admirer of C. S. Lewis, both as a writer and an apologist, I was drawn to this book when I saw it. I’d never read anything by or about Joy Davidman, so I wanted to learn more about the woman who Lewis (known to those who loved him as Jack) married. This book, […]

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