Christian fiction

  • Pump Up Your Book: “Healing Ruby” by Jennifer H. Westall Book Review

    By Ruth on March 31, 2015
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    Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Jennifer H. Westall’s HEALING RUBY virtual book tour March 2 – 27! Healing Ruby by Jennifer H. Westall My rating: 5 of 5 stars I adore historical Christian fiction, so I was excited to read this. As I began reading, I was a bit skeptical as the beginning is a bit unusual, but […]
  • “The Butterfly and the Violin” by Kristy Cambron Book Review

    By Ruth on September 7, 2014
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    The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron My rating: 5 of 5 stars First of all, the history I learned in this particular novel was breathtaking. I don’t think I ever tire of hearing about WWII, and it seems there is always something new to be discovered. I had no idea that Auschwitz had an orchestra, and there were […]
  • “Persecuted” by Robin Parrish Book Review/Giveaway (ends 7/31) U.S.

    By Ruth on July 18, 2014
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    PERSECUTED Buzz about the film: “Bringing the battle of FREE SPEECH to light.” FoxNews “House of Cards for the religious sect.” – POLITICO “A big thumbs-up.” – American Family Association About The Book: The Question Is Not IF Attempts Will Be Made to Limit Religious Freedoms, But When The most popular evangelist of his day, John Luther, simply wants to […]
  • “Maybelle in Stitches” by Joyce Magnin Book Review

    By Ruth on May 14, 2014
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    Maybelle In Stitches | A Quilts of Love book. Maybelle Kazinzki can’t sew. She was after all, the only girl in the seventh grade Home Economics class to sew the zipper in the neck hole of the A-Line dress they were supposed to make. But when she finds an unfinished quilt in the attic of her mother’s house she gets the […]
  • “Faith Departed” by Elizabeth Maddrey Book Review

    By Ruth on May 6, 2014
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    Faith Departed (Remnants Book One) by Elizabeth Maddrey Starting a family was supposed to be easy. Twin sisters June and July have never encountered an obstacle they couldn’t overcome. Married just after graduating college, the girls and their husbands remained a close-knit group. Now settled and successful, the next logical step is children. But as the couples struggle to conceive, […]
  • “A Sensible Arrangement” by Tracie Peterson Book Review

    By Ruth on April 30, 2014
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    A Lone Star Brides book. Marty Dandridge Olson is ready to leave behind the pain of the past. Answering an advertisement for a “Lone Star bride,” she leaves her Texas ranch and heads to Denver to marry a man she doesn’t know. Jake Wythe is the man waiting for her. Burned by love, he marries now simply to satisfy the […]
  • Pump Up Your Book: “Where Was God?” by Sheila L. Jackson Book Review

    By Ruth on April 30, 2014
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        About the Book:   Where Was God? Fayth Angelica Hope, questioned after the death of her father. Reared by a mother who could give, Cruella Deville, a run for her money as, “The Queen of Mean,” Fayth turns her back on the church, her faith, and love. She believed, no, just and merciful God would have abandoned her […]
  • “The Thief” by Stephanie Landsem Book Review

    By Ruth on March 24, 2014
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    The Thief by Stephanie Landsem My rating: 4 of 5 stars For much of this book, I was quite intrigued. I often relish Biblical fiction, and this one is no exception as far as that goes. The characters were captivating, and as the story captured my attention. It is nearing Easter, and I believe that the fascination with the cross […]
  • “Scraps of Evidence” by Barbara Cameron Book Review

    By Ruth on March 22, 2014
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    Scraps of Evidence by Barbara  Cameron My rating: 3 of 5 stars I always luxuriate in reading a well-written mystery, and it is even better when it is cozy, clean, and Christian. This book meets the criteria–no profanity, no sex, and definitely Christian (even though the message is much more subdued than I would like it to be). This is […]
  • “Distortion” by Terri Blackstock Book Review

    By Ruth on March 17, 2014
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    Distortion by Terri Blackstock My rating: 5 of 5 stars Generally, I am not an incredible fan of contemporary novels, but with Terri Blackstock, I make a notable exception. I know from the moment I pick up one of her stories that I will read an intensely involving story with strong Christian themes. She is not afraid to talk about […]