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Review: Star of Persia, by Jill Eileen Smith

Synopsis Love. Duty. Fear. Courage. In the court of the king, which will prevail? In an effort to complete a war his father had planned to win, King Xerxes calls every governor, satrap, and official in his vast kingdom to … Continue reading

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Review: Like Flames in the Night, by Connilyn Cossette

Synopsis Strong-willed Tirzah wants to join her people in driving the enemy from the land of Israel and undergoes training for a secret mission inside the stronghold of Shechem. But soon after she has infiltrated the ruthless Aramean commander’s kitchen, … Continue reading

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Review: Isaiah’s Legacy, by Mesu Andrews

Synopsis The drama of the Old Testament comes to life as Judah’s most notorious king ascends to the throne in this gripping novel from the award-winning author of Isaiah’s Daughter. At eight years old, Shulle has known only life in … Continue reading

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Review: The Hocus Girl, by Chris Nickson

Disclaimer: Although I received a copy of this book from the publisher, the words and opinions below are my own. Have you ever read a book and wanted to know MORE? If you’re like me then you probably have, but … Continue reading

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Review: Veiled in Smoke, by Jocelyn Green

Synopsis The Flames Took So Much. She Can’t Lose Her Father As Well. Meg Townsend and her sister, Sylvie, seek a quiet existence managing the family bookshop. Meg feels responsible for caring for their father, Stephen, whose spirit and health … Continue reading

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Review: Daughter of Rome, by Tessa Afshar

Synopsis A woman with a devastating secret. A man bent on proving his worth. A chance encounter that catapults them into the heart of history. When the daughter of a prominent Roman general meets a disinherited Jewish immigrant, neither one … Continue reading

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Review: An Uncommon Woman, by Laura Frantz

Synopsis Unflinching and plainspoken, Tessa Swan is not your typical eighteenth-century woman. Born and bred on the western Virginia frontier along with her five brothers, she is a force to be reckoned with. Quiet and courageous, Clay Tygart is not … Continue reading

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Review: On Wings of Devotion, by Roseanna M. White

Synopsis Against Every Warning, She’s Drawn Ever Closer to the Man Known as “Black Heart” All of England thinks Major Phillip Camden a monster–a man who deliberately caused the deaths of his squadron. But he would have preferred to die … Continue reading

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Review: Above the Fold, by Rachel Scott McDaniel

Disclaimer: This review is part of a Reviewer Tour for JustRead Tours. The words and opinions below are my own. I’ve a special affinity for the city of Pittsburgh. It’s the first American city I visited, back in 1996, and … Continue reading

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The Best of 2019 – Books

According to my Goodreads account, I read 60 books this year. That’s down a little from previous years, but 2019 threw some curve balls our way and I wasn’t able to read as much as I would in a regular … Continue reading

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