Book Reviews

Reviews of Books I enjoyed! Click on the link to read the review. Leave a comment if you like.

Lucy and Thunder by Bettie Boswell

Mary’s Moment by Susan G. Mathis

Room at the Table by Stephanie Pavlantos & Starr Ayers

The Great Flood of 1884 in the Ohio Valley by John L. Vance

Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown

A Winter at the White Queen by Denise Weimer

The Inclines of Cincinnati by Melissa Kramer

Lights! Camera! Christmas! by Kathleen Y’Barbo

O Little Town, A Romance Christmas Collection

Flora’s Wish by Kathleen Y’Barbo

Make Your Creative Dreams Real by SARK

The Story Equation by Susan May Warren

The Chisholm Trail Bride by Kathleen Y’Barbo

Every Day Filled with Hope by Shelia Stovall

Free to Love by Bettie Boswell

Ida Scudder by Terri B. Kelly

Emerald Fields by Pegg Thomas

Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad

The Richmond Slave Trade by Jack Trammell

What is a Family? by Annette Griffin

The U.S. History Cookbook by D’Amico and Drummond

Hidden by Scott Dawson

Ironmaker to the Confederacy by Charles B. Dew

Ashes of Glory by Ernest B. Furgurson

Beneath the Veil of Smoke and Ash

Medium Well Done by Eddie Jones

One of Jackson’s Foot Cavalry by John H. Worsham

Abigail’s Peace by Pegg Thomas

The Unwelcome Wagon by Michelle Levigne

Maggie’s Strength by Pegg Thomas

Lincoln’s Spies by Douglas Waller

Beyond the River by Ann Hagedorn

The Librarian’s Journey

An Amish Christmas Bakery

Christmas in Winter Hill by Melody Carlson

Under the Texas Mistletoe by Karen Witemeyer

A Sassy Creek Christmas by Shelia Stovall

Weldon’s Secret Santa by Shelia Stovall

The Christmas Card by Amanda Tru

A Safe Place for Christmas by Lisa Carter

Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

Mandie and the Cherokee Legend by Lois Gladys Leppard

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

Stuart Little by E.B. White

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Southern Lady, Yankee Spy by Elizabeth R. Varon

Sarah’s Choice by Pegg Thomas

The Grace Impact by Nancy Kay Grace

Facing the Dawn by Cynthia Ruchti

Celtic Wanderings by Cindy Thomson

A Fork in the Road by Shelia Stovall

Deadly Probabilities by D.L. Kootnz

Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn Souders

That Grand Easter Day! by Jill Roman Lord

This is the Lunch that Jesus Served by Dandi Daley Mackall

Hope Harbor by Irene Hannon

In Sheep’s Clothing by Pegg Thomas

EO-N by Dave Mason

To Capture Her Heart by Rebecca DeMarino

Rescuing Her Heart by Cindy Ervin Huff

Carolina Carpenter Brides

The Devil’s Bookkeepers by Mark H. Newhouse

The Egyptian Princess by KD Holmberg

Hard Tack and Coffee by John B. Billings 

First 100 Animals Sticker Book by Roger Priddy

Brigid of Ireland by Cindy Thomson

Love You, Truly by Susan Tuttle

On Cue by Bettie Boswell

Widow’s Weeds and Weeping Veils by Bernadette Loeffel-Atkins

Marriage Conversations by Cathy Krafve

A Rifle by the Door by Dan L. Fuller

Bash and the Chocolate Milk Cows by Burton W. Cole

Three Little Things by Patti Stockdale

Southern Gentleman by Yvonne Lehman

Traces by Denise Weimer

Death of an Imposter by Deborah Sprinkle

A Joyful Christmas

Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander

For the Love of Emma by Starr Ayers

An Ivy Hill Christmas by Julie Klassen

31 Verses Every Believer Should Know by Sean Bess

2020 Angel Book Award Winners Announced

The Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina by Drew Pullen

Daughters of Deliverance by Lorry Lutz

The Widow of Rose Hill by Michelle Shocklee

The Names of the Stars by Ann Tatlock

A Heart Surrendered by Joy K. Massenburge

Our Heart Psalms by Joyce K. Ellis

Practically Married by Karin Beery

Call of the Mountain by Yvonne Lehman

The Story of Gatlinburg by Jeanette S. Greve

ABCs of Praise and Prayer by Barbara Kois

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

In the Shadow of Salem by Donna Gawell

Never the Same by Steven James

Echoes of Titanic by Mindy Starns Clark

Grave Consequences by Debra DuPree Williams

In Black and White by MaryAnn Diorio

Caleb’s Destiny by Carole Brown

A Malleable Heart by Jennifer Uhlarik

A Tempered Heart by Angela K. Couch

Forging Forever by Amanda Barratt

Worth Fighting For by Pegg Thomas

A Heart for Freedom by Janet S. Grunst

Wyatt by Susan May Warren

A Heart Set Free by Janet S. Grunst

Follow the Dawn by Rachelle Rea Cobb

The Nanny’s Secret Baby by Lee Tobin McClain

Lioness: Mahlah’s Journey by Barbara M. Briton

A Love for Lizzie by Tracey J. Lyons

Out from the Shadows by Pam Thorson

Secrets of Confidence by Ramona Richards

Surrounded by Art by Thomas R. Schiff

Carolina Reckoning by Lisa Carter

The Trouble in Willow Falls by Pat Nichols

A Manual of Etiquette With Hints on Politeness and Good Breeding

Hope’s Highest Mountain by Misty M. Beller

Meant to Be Mine by Becky Wade

My Boyfriends’ Dogs by Dandi Daley Mackall

Between Us Girls by Sally John

Poverty, Puberty, & Patriotism by Ruth Kibler Peck

His Small-Town Family by Lorraine Beatty

Primary Suspect by Laura Scott

A Family-Style Christmas by Carolyne Aarsen

Beyond the Cherokee Trail by Lisa Carter

Blur by Steven James

Western Christmas Wishes

M is for Manger

When the Morning Glory Blooms by Cynthia Ruchti

Mary Slessor by Terri B. Kelly

For Sale: Wedding Dress, Never Used. by Michelle L. Levigne

Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path

Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky

Get Your Spirit On! by Michelle Medlock Adams

Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander

What Ta-Ta’s Teach Us by Jane Jenkins Herlong

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe by Max Lucado

Civil War Women

Loving a Harvey Girl by Linda W. Yezak

Becoming Brave by Jennifer Uhlarik

Healing Hearts by Cindy Ervin Huff

The Epistles of James, Peter and Jude by Trina Bresser Matous

Dictionary of Similar but Separate Words by William R. Luellen

A Perfect Weakness by Jennifer A. Davids

A Magnolia Blooms in Winter by Ane Mulligan

Skull Creek Stakeout by Eddie Jones

Through an Autumn Window by Claire Fullerton

The Contessa’s Necklace by Linda Siebold

A Vast and Gracious Tide by Lisa Carter

Paul’s Letters to the Early Church by Trina Bresser Matous

Rumor of a Werewolf by Eddie Jones

Lillie Beth in Summer by Eva Marie Everson

Deadly Guardian by Deborah Sprinkle

Libby’s Cuppa Joe by Rebecca Waters

Gift of the Heart by Karen Witemeyer

When Love Returns by Beth Wiseman

Ice Melts in Spring by Linda Yezak

The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck

Flowers from Afghanistan by Suzy Parish

Northkill by Bob Hostetler & J.M. Hochstetler

Shadowed by a Spy by Marilyn Turk

Love’s Undoing by Gabrielle Meyer

The Counterfeit Tory by Shannon McNear

Across Three Autumns by Denise Weimer

A Worthy Groom by Angela K. Couch

A Heart So Tender by Debra E. Marvin

Her Redcoat by Pegg Thomas

Heart of Nantahala by Jennifer Hudson Taylor

Shenandoah Hearts by Carrie Fancett Pagels

Skirting Tradition by Kay Moser

Restored Heart by Jennifer A. Davids

Open Your Hymnal Again by Denise K. Loock

Diamond Place by Robin Lee Hatcher

Explosive Force by Lynette Eason

Home of Our Hearts by Robin Jones Gunn

House of Secrets by Ramona Richards

The Silent Noisy Night by Jill Roman Lord

Holiday Homecoming by Jean C. Gordon

The Ornament Keeper by Eva Marie Everson

A Wreath of Snow by Liz Curtis Higgs

One Small Donkey by Dandi Daley Mackall

Liar’s Winter by Cindy K. Sproles

To Everything a Season by Lauraine Snelling

Mist O’er the Voyageur by Naomi Musch

The Army of Tennessee by Stanley F. Horn

Fort Donelson’s Legacy by Benjamin Franklin Cooling

Eyewitnesses at the Battle of Franklin

Short Stories in Ohio Collection

Woodlands by Robin Jones Gunn

Troy and the Great Flood of 1913

Cold Read by Sharyn Kopf

How is God Working in Your Life Today by Freddie Woods Wilson

Courtesy Turn by Rebecca Williams Waters

Soldier’s Heart by Tamera Lynn Kraft

Praying for the Prodigal by Andrea Merrell

Summer Song by Michelle Levigne

A Patchwork of Promises by Gayle Ottemiller

Learning the Lingo by Cindy Sproles

The Planter’s Daughter by Michelle Shocklee

Breathless: A Daily Devotional by Judith Rolfs

My Father’s Business by Eddie Jones

The Civil War Book of Lists Review

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott

God Made You Just Right by Jill Roman Lord

Her Lonely Heart by Cynthia Hickey

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

I’ll Pass for Your Comrade by Anita Silvey

An Unlikely Hero by Mary Davis

Within the Candle’s Glow by Karen Campbell Prough

Home for Christmas by Ruth Reid

Women of the War by Frank Moore

Hometown Hero’s Redemption by Jill Kemerer

Embattled Hearts by Pegg Thomas

Women in the Civil War by Mary Elizabeth Massey

You’re the Cream in My Coffee by Jennifer Lamont Leo

Saratoga Letters by Elaine Marie Cooper

Five Brides by Eva Marie Everson

Ain’t Misbehavin’ by Jennifer Lamont Leo

Focus on Love by Candee Fick

Rumors and Promises by Kathleen Rouser

Such a Hope by Sondra Kraak

Valentine’s Day Special List – Top Romance Novels I Read Last Year

Alice’s Notions by Tamera Lynn Kraft

The Blue Lotus Society by Michelle L. Levigne

My Bible Animals Storybook by Dandi Daley Mackall

Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Last Stop, Cordelia by Lisa Carter

The Depot Bride by Amanda Cabot

A Royal Christmas Wedding by Rachel Hauck

A Wonderful Love by Linda Wood Rondeau

The Christmas Baby by Lisa Carter

Object Talks for Christmas by Verna Kokmeyer

Yuletide Angel by Sandra Ardoin

A Groom for Mama by Catherine Castle

Anna’s Crossing by Suzanne Woods Fisher

The Caretaker’s Son by Yvonne Lehman

Dance Over Me by Candee Fick

America’s Star-Spangled Story by Jane Hampton Cook

Tidewater Inn by Colleen Coble

Cassia by Susan F. Craft

Grace’s Pictures by Cindy Thomson

Cowboy Competition by Becca Whitham

Bounce, Don’t Break by Penny Hunt

Bury Me with My Pearls by Jane Jenkins Herlong

Devil in the Dust by Cara Luecht

Writing with E’s by Rebecca Waters

That First Montana Year by Donna L. Scofield

Marketing You and Your Writing by Rebecca Waters

Land of My Dreams by Norma Gail

Designing a Business Plan by Rebecca Waters

Gettysburg Remembers President Lincoln by Linda Giberson Black

Firestorm at Gettysburg by Jim Slade & John Alexander

The Illustrated Gettysburg Reader by Rod Gragg

Gettysburg: A Testing of Courage by Noah Andre Trudeau

A Texan’s Surprise by Vickie McDonough

The Warrior’s Seal by Ronie Kendig

Love’s Sweet Storm by Miralee Ferrell

Mattie’s Pledge by Jan Drexler

The Gilded Curse by Marilyn Turk

Crazy about Cait by Nancy J. Farrier

Rescue Me by Sandy Nadeau

The Cowboy Poet by Susan Page Davis

For a Song by Susanne Dietze

Do You Know What I Know? by Becky Melby

The Bounty Hunter’s Redemption by Janet Dean

Castles in the Clouds by Myra Johnson

Embrace an Angry Wind by Wiley Sword

When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg by George Sheldon

Dead Calm, Bone Dry by Eddie Jones

The Bonfires of Beltane by Mark E. Fisher

Co. “Aytch” First Tennessee Regiment by Sam R. Watkins

The Battle of Franklin by James R. Knight

Breathing On Her Own by Rebecca Waters

Racin’ Flat Out for Christ by Lee Warren

Writing Blocks: Shock the Clock by Jeanette Levellie

Swept Away by Mary Connealy

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Cheesehead Devotional by Judy DuCharme

Roughing It by Mark Twain

Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

The Christmas Child by Max Lucado

Love Finds You Under the Mistletoe

A Miser. A Manger. A Miracle. by Marianne Jordan

Crashing into Love by Yvonne Lehman

Gift from the Heart by Irene Hannon

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Colorado by Rosey Dow

The Substitute Wife by Amanda Barratt

Carolina by Yvonne Lehman

In Every Heartbeat by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Sagebrush Knights by Erica Vetsch

Beneath a Southern Sky Review

Hidden Places Review

Bat Crazy Review

The Fire in Ember Review

They Almost Always Come Home Review

My Heart Remembers Review

Blind Dates Can be Murder Review

A Novel Idea Review

Hand Me Down Husband Review

Crossing Into the Mystic Review

Summer’s Love Review

Dreaming of a Father’s Love Review

60 People Who Shaped the Church

A Little Bit of Charm review

Dead Man’s Hand Review

Once Beyond a Time Review

Hearts that Survive Review

The Nun and the Narc Review