Reviews by Blooming with Books
On 8/5 Blooming with Books wrote: The Witnesses By Robert Whitlow Time doesn't dim the horrors of war, occasionally the memories can be pushed away and ignored but they are there waiting to be reopened. And the time has come for Franz Haus to relive his past - which the reader is shown through alternating scenes set in both America ... Reading at its best
On 6/26 Blooming with Books wrote: The Beautiful PretenderA Medieval Fairy Tale 2By Melanie DickersonFans of Melanie Dickerson's previous books will enjoy this newest book which follows some of the characters to whom we were introduced in The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest. The Margrave of Thornbeck has been encouraged by King Carl ... The Beautiful Pretender ~ Review
On 6/12 Blooming with Books wrote: Code 13The Navy JAG series #2By Don BrownIt was an assignment she never expected to get and if she's not careful it may be her last!Caroline McCormick, a Lieutenant Commander with the JAG Corps of the US Navy, is about to be reassigned. It's just a question of where. And her new assignment ... Code 13 ~ Review
On 4/13 Blooming with Books wrote: Siren's SongThe Storm Siren Trilogy 3By Mary WeberNym and Eogan have barely survived their latest confrontation with Draewulf - but Princess Rasha is now in the enemy's hands. Lord Myles has absorbed all but a remnant of the darkness that Nym had taken into herself and it is consuming him. War ... Siren's Song ~ Review
On 2/10 Blooming with Books wrote: Game OverThe MindWar Trilogy #3By Andrew KlavanRick Dial has entered the Realm and it has left its mark on him. His dreams are of the Realm and his headaches are getting worse. Has he delved too long into the Realm? Is he one trip away from becoming like Favian and Mariel - forever trapped within ... Game Over ~ Review
On 1/1 Blooming with Books wrote: War for the Waking WorldDreamtreaders #3By Wayne Thomas BatsonA Dream Come True...Can Be a Real NightmareArcher Keaton has been a Dreamtreader for several years and on occasion been known to work around the rules to get the job done. But his past is about to catch up to him at the worst possible ... War for the Waking World ~ Review
On 10/26 Blooming with Books wrote: Shades of DoonA Doon Novel 3By Carey Corp and Lorie LangdonShades of Doon opens with Veronica recovered from the illness that left her seemingly on death's door at the conclusion of Destined for Doon. But Vee's illness and recovery had no known cause or trigger. But a mystery illness ... Shades of Doon ~ Review
On 8/8 Blooming with Books wrote: Counting on a CowboyA Four Hearts Ranch Romance 2By Debra CloptonWishing Springs, Texas, is Abby Knightly's chance to start over, to get away from the pain, grief and guilt that has been her life for the last two years. But her entry into town is not quite how she planned it - an accident that ... Counting on a Cowboy ~ Review
On 7/26 Blooming with Books wrote: Picture Perfect LoveA Year of Weddings: A June Wedding StoryBy Melissa McCloneJenna Harrison's heart was broken when her fiancee Ashton Vance not only left her at the altar, he accused her of lying to him, and left her with financial wedding ruin. Is it any wonder that she is less than pleased ... Picture Perfect Love ~ Review
On 7/13 Blooming with Books wrote: I Hope You Dance A July Wedding Story: A Year of Weddings Novella By Robin Lee Hatcher Grant Nichols is determined to not fall in love and get marries anytime soon. But he hasn't met Skye Foster yet and she just might be the woman to break through his defenses. Skye can't wait to find the man who is ... A Quick Read means a Quick Romance
On 7/5 Blooming with Books wrote: Siren's FuryThe Storm Siren Trilogy 2By Mary WeberI have to admit I've been waiting eagerly for this book since I read Storm Siren. The wait was worth it! I devoured the book in an afternoon. Siren's Fury picks up where Storm Siren left us. The battle at the Keep has ended Draewulf's ... Siren's Fury ~ Review
On 5/8 Blooming with Books wrote: The Huntress of Thornbeck ForestA Medieval Fairy TaleBy Melanie DickersonShe hunts so that the poor may eat, but poaching upon the lands of the margrave could cost her everything if she is caught. But no one would ever suspect the niece of a wealthy merchant of poaching.Jorgen Hartman has become ... The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest ~ Review
On 4/7 Blooming with Books wrote: Never a Bridesmaid A May Wedding StoryBy Janice Thompson Mari is so excited when her sister announces her upcoming wedding. Sure that she can help bring everything together, Mari is a little hurt when Crystal doesn't even mention her as a potential maid of honor. But Crystal's choice just may ... Never a Bridesmaid ~ Review
On 4/6 Blooming with Books wrote: PrisonBy Toni V.LeeWhen a known drug dealer uses a local church as his base of operation, he may have bitten off more than he can chew. "Rock" is angry at God and his family and he'll do whatever it takes to grow his business in the House of the Lord - even murder.Unfortunately for Rock he picked ... Prison ~ Review
On 4/3 Blooming with Books wrote: All Dressed Up in LoveA March Wedding StoryBy Ruth Logan Herne Greg Elizondo knows law but when it comes to weddings he is clueless. Unfortunately for him his lack of knowledge just may cost him his mother's struggling bridal shop. And unless a miracle happens he just may lose it all this ... All Dressed Up in Love ~ Review
On 3/22 Blooming with Books wrote: Serving Up a SweetheartA February Wedding StoryBy Cheryl WyattWhen an unexpectedly heavy snowstorm brings the roof down on her home/catering business Meadow Larson is quite literally on her way out of business if she can't come up with a plan. Unfortunately her possible rescuer is the one person she ... Serving Up a Sweetheart ~ Review
On 3/9 Blooming with Books wrote: Betting on Hope A Four of Hearts Ranch Romance 1 By Debra Clopton The last thing Maggie Hope wants is to conduct an interview with Tru Monahan. But Tru's sponsors want this and the powers that be have ordered Maggie to fill in for the reporter scheduled to conduct the interview. But Maggie is totally ... Betting on Hope is the perfect getaway read!
On 2/4 Blooming with Books wrote: Two Renegade Realms Realm Walkers 2 By Donita K. Paul After two years of searching unsuccessfully for Ahma and Odem, Cantor and Bridger are ready for another mission. Their new assignment teams them up once again with Bixby and Dukmee. Together the foursome is searching for an ancient library, a library ... Two Renegade Realms a solid and enteraining sequel from Donita Paul
On 12/27 Blooming with Books wrote: Search for the Shadow KeyDreamtreaders Book 2By Wayne Thomas BatsonSome doors should never be opened...As the only surviving Dreamtreader Archer Keaton is losing the nightly battle to seal all the breaches in the Dream Fabric. And if Archer can't stop the breaches the Dream Realm and the Waking ... Search for the Shadow Key ~ Review
On 12/2 Blooming with Books wrote: Love at Mistletoe InnDecember ~ A Year of Weddings NovellaBy Cindy KirkHope Prentiss is in for the surprise of her life - she thought her high school marriage to John Burke wasn't real. But the vows and paperwork they had signed made everything legal, even is she got post wedding cold feet mere minutes ... Love at Mistletoe Inn ~ Review
On 11/20 Blooming with Books wrote: Let There Be LightBy Archbishop Desmond TutuIllustrated by Nancy TillmanShare with your little one how God created the world around them out of His love. Let There Be Light is a retelling of Creation that will engage and share the wonder with young readers (or listeners). Each day is ... Let There Be Light ~ Review
On 11/11 Blooming with Books wrote: The Princess SpyBy Melanie DickersonMargaretha knows she needs to accept one of her suitors soon, but she wants someone to want to marry her for herself and not because she's the Duke's daughter. Not only do none of her suitors meet this qualification, they don't even seem to even like her. Her ... The Princess Spy ~ Review
On 10/5 Blooming with Books wrote: Forever ChristmasBy Robert Tate MillerA Story of Hope, Love, and Christmas MiraclesSometimes we don't fully appreciate what we have until we've lost it and this Christmas Andrew Farmer is about to find this out firsthand.Beth was Andrew's childhood best friend and his sweetheart. They seemingly had the ... Forever Christmas ~ Review
On 9/7 Blooming with Books wrote: Destined for DoonA Doon Novel 2By Carey Corp and Lorie LangdonTen months have passed since MacKenna left Doon behind, since she left Duncan behind. But she had a dream of a career on Broadway. Stardom is now seemingly within her reach when Duncan comes to her with a summons from her BFF Vee. ... Destined for Doon ~ Review
On 8/11 Blooming with Books wrote: Storm SirenBy Mary WeberStorm Siren is the first book in a trilogy of the same name and in a word - WOW! Nym, which is short for Nymia, is a slave and has been since her parents violent death. But Nym can't keep an owner and she is about to be sold to her fifteenth master. But there ... Storm Siren ~ Review
On 7/27 Blooming with Books wrote: Mindwar The Mindwar Trilogy Book 1 By Andrew Klavan Rick Dial's life is over. His dad has run off with an old college girlfriend. He'll never play football again thanks to an accident that ruined his legs and his life. The last few months he's been living in his bedroom. And not really even living ... Mindwar is a Game Winner
On 6/15 Blooming with Books wrote: Daisies are ForeverBy Liz TolsmaThis is an incredibly moving story. Set at the height of the European theater, Germany hes been closed in by the Western allies and the Russian Red Army and the Third Reich's fall is imminent. This is the setting in which California born Gisela Crammer finds ... Daisies are Forever ~ Review
On 4/13 Blooming with Books wrote: Below the SurfaceA Code of Silence BookBy Tim ShoemakerFear can be buried...but that doesn't mean it's deadThis is the last summer before High School and Cooper just wants to hang out with his friends and enjoy it, but something won't let him. Something is Below the Surface of the water and this ... Below the Surface ~ Review
On 3/25 Blooming with Books wrote: Storming the Black IcePacific Rim Series 3By Don BrownI was drawn to this book by the cover and when I read the back cover copy I was intrigued. A vast untapped and newly discovered oil reserve beneath the ice of Antarctica. A race against time and nations to claim this priceless resource ... Storming the Black Ice ~ Review
On 2/24 Blooming with Books wrote: FIRSTBORN: A Novel By Lorie Ann Grover Sometimes Fate Has a Different Plan... Since before Tiadone's birth the R'tan have been beneath the Madronians and their oppression. Worship of the Creator Spirit and reading of the Oracles a punishable offense. And daughters who are the firstborn must be declared ... Firstborn is like nothing you've ever read before!
On 1/14 Blooming with Books wrote: Luminary Anomaly #2 By Krista McGee Luminary picks up shortly after Thalli, Berk, Rhen, and John have escaped from the State. But can anyone ever truly escape from the State. They are about to find out... Using technology that Berk managed to procure for them they set out looking for people who ... Luminary is another winner from Krista McGee
On 12/10 Blooming with Books wrote: Dear Mr. KnightleyA NovelBy Katherine ReayHow many of us hide away from life within the pages of a book? Well, in Samantha Moore's case life is literally passing her by as she tries to project the characteristics that she most admires from her favorite characters. Unfortunately, Austenisms ... Dear Mr. Knightley ~ Review
On 11/19 Blooming with Books wrote: The Blessed ChildBy Ted Dekker and Bill BrightJason Marker is about to flee Ethiopia when war spreads south into the country. But a favor to to his interpreter has Jason heading to the Ethiopian Orthodox monastery known as Debra Damarro. But the EPFL is just minutes away and Jason has ... The Blessed Child ~ Review
On 9/4 Blooming with Books wrote: Dark Halo Angel Eyes Trilogy #3 By Shannon Dittemore One halo brought sight to Brielle. Another offers sweet relief from what she sees. With the Terrestrial Veil tearing above Stratus the Celestial starts to seep into the world as an epic battle rages between Heavenly and demonic forces. Jake has been ... Dark Halo is fantasy with a message!
On 8/6 Blooming with Books wrote: Anomalyby Krista McGeeThe opening of Anomaly grips you from the very beginning. Thalli has just over fifteen minutes left to live. Her whole life she has spent as an anomaly because she has feelings and curiosity. Thalli can't follow the rules, not because she intends to break ... Anomaly ~ Review
On 6/5 Blooming with Books wrote: The Rainbow Egg By Linda Hendricks, M.D. Illustrated by Christine Greer R.N. The Rainbow Egg is a children's book that deals with adoption in an unusual story. The drawings are child-like and should capture the attention of young readers. When Hope finds herself with an egg, she is determined to take ... The Rainbow Egg is an Adoption Story for Young Children
On 5/16 Blooming with Books wrote: The Judgement Stone By Robert Liparulo The Judgement Stone is the second book in The Immortal Files and it is just as heart-pounding as book 1 The 13th Tribe. Jagger Baird is still head of security for a dig in Egypt, though now he knows who and what he is. The Tribe, now under Nevaeh, is interested ... The Judgement Stone doesn't disappoint!
On 5/16 Blooming with Books wrote: Afloat By Erin Healy Afloat was a book I just couldn't put down and stayed up late just because I wanted to know what happened next. While some might find it difficult to get into this wasn't the case for me. This is definitely an attention grabbing book - it grabbed mine and wouldn't let go. Afloat ... Afloat is a Fantastic Supernatural Suspense - not to be missed
On 4/10 Blooming with Books wrote: Domination The C.H.A.O.S. Trilogy By Jon S. Lewis Colt McAlister is humanities hope for survival against the Thule and their need to eradicate the human race. But the Thule have been here for years though most of us have been unaware of their existence until recently. But the American government has ... Domination of the soul and the world must be stopped at all costs!
On 3/18 Blooming with Books wrote: When Donkeys TalkBy Tyler BlanskiHave you wondered why donkeys don't talk and miracles are a thing of the past? Maybe donkeys still talk but unlike Balaam, who couldn't see what was before him, our ears are closed to God and His word to us.We have thrown God out and replaced Him with science, what ... When Donkeys Talk ~ Review
On 2/5 Blooming with Books wrote: Threads of Grace A Patchwork of Heaven Novel Book 3 By Kelly Long Seth Wyse can't get newly arrived widow Grace Beiler out of his thoughts. She and her autistic son Abel have found a place in his heart, if only he could convince Grace of it. But when Grace is injured Seth tries to convince her that ... Threads of Grace is a story of hope and healing
On 1/1 Blooming with Books wrote: Fire ProphetSon of Angels ~ Jonah StoneBy Jerel LawFire Prophet is the second book in the Son of Angels series. Fire Prophet takes place nearly a year after the events of Spirit Fighter. Jonah and Eliza have been practicing with their angelic powers since they discovered that they ... Fire Prophet - Review
On 11/16 Blooming with Books wrote: Right Where I BelongBy Krista McGeeNatalie Lopez is hurting for her stepmother, her father has done it again dumping a wife so that he can have another true love. But Natalie determines that God wants her to leave her family and friends behind and go with her stepmother. But moving to Florida ... Right Where I Belong ~ Review
On 11/13 Blooming with Books wrote: Soul's GateA Well Spring Novel #1By James L. RubartWhat if you take the battle for a person's soul to a new level, to go within the soul itself? Would you dare? Reese has done this in the past and is about to train four warriors to do the same - warriors that were prophesied about ... Soul's Gate ~ Review
On 10/7 Blooming with Books wrote: GRACEMore Than We Deserve Greater Than We ImagineBy Max LucadoGrace is God's greatest work and He is giving it to us. But what is Grace? Grace is God replacing our dying diseased filled heart with His heart. When we are accused by the world and by ourself we feel the fiery wrath ... Grace ~ Review
On 8/20 Blooming with Books wrote: The Bride's Bible God's Word for Your Wedding Day King James Version Before you say, "Another Bible???" Yes, this Bible has many of the same features found in other Bibles. It is the complete Bible with a 52 page Concordance, 10 Full Color Maps of Biblical regions, and the words of Jesus in red. The ... he Bride's Bible a Perfect Wedding Day Gift
On 7/30 Blooming with Books wrote: House of Mercy by Erin Healy Bethesda(Beth) has made a mistake - a mistake that could cost her everything she holds dear. Beth is determined to put things right but that may not be possible. At 22 you'd think she'd know better and she in fact did, but she just wanted to help. It didn't like such ... House of Mercy is moving story of God's Redemption
On 7/8 Blooming with Books wrote: STARRING MEBy Krista McGeeStarring Me is a sequel to First Date. But where First Date focused more and on Addy and Jonathon, Starring Me focuses fiesty Kara McKormick and her chance to become a star.Kara has been offered a chance to audition for a new teen variety show. If she wins she'll ... Starring Me ~ Book Review
On 4/29 Blooming with Books wrote: Since the time of the Ten Commandments and Israel's betrayal of God at Mt. Sinai a group of immortals has walked the earth. Taken from the twelve tribes this group of 40 were punished with immortality. They became known as Israel's 13th Tribe. Forbidden from entering the Land of Promise they are forever ... The 13th Tribe is a study of Mercy
On 2/20 Blooming with Books wrote: BABYLON'S FALLING by William G. Collins Babylon's Falling is a fictional work dealing with Daniyyel's life after the fall of Yerushalayim. He and his friends Mishael, Azariah, and Hananiah are taken as prisoner by the Chaldeans. During their transfer from their homeland Daniyyel quickly picks up ... Babylon's Falling interesting possible history of Daniel
On 2/7 Blooming with Books wrote: BLUE MOON PROMISE Under Texas Stars book 1 By Colleen Coble After her father's death and her step-mother's desertion, Lucy Marsh didn't think things could get much worse. But when she loses her job, loses her home and has someone break into her home all in one day, she is left wondering how she can ... True Love is a rare as a Blue Moon
On 1/9 Blooming with Books wrote: Beyond Molasses Creek By Nicole Seitz Ally Green has been running from home all her adult life, but her father’s death is bringing her home. At 60 no place feels like home and Ally has no peace in her life. Ally’s childhood friend and the love of her life, Vesey Washington has lived across Molasses ... What Lies Beyond Can Change Your Life!
On 1/5 Blooming with Books wrote: FIRST DATE By Krista McGee When 17 year old Addy Davidson is picked by her principal to represent her school in the new reality show The Book of Love Addy is anything but thrilled. Addy has avoided the spotlight and has instead focused on her school work and getting into college. But everyone thinks ... Who will be Addy's First Date?
On 11/29 Blooming with Books wrote: THE LUCADO INSPIRATIONAL READER By Max Lucado The Lucado Inspirational Reader a compilation from 25 previous works by Max Lucado. Broken down into 27 different topics this reader can be read as a whole as a devotional or it can be read as an "as you need it" book. The topics are geared for the believer ... Inspiration to renew your soul in your daily walk
On 11/5 Blooming with Books wrote: STUCK A DVD-Based Study By Jennie Allen Stuck is how this study describes areas of our lives that keep us from God. The leadership kit includes: a DVD (broken in 10 or fewer minutes per session); a Leader's Guide (Leadership preparation, tips, and cautions with session format options and goals for ... God can release us from what traps us in life
On 10/8 Blooming with Books wrote: SUNRISE ON THE BATTERY By Beth Webb Hart Mary Lynn Scoville seems to have it all, and is on the verge of being invited into the last club that polite Charleston society has to offer. But when Mary Lynn experiences a miracle on Christmas Eve, she prays that her husband and three daughters will experience ... All Pomp and no Pray makes for a stress filled day
On 9/13 Blooming with Books wrote: Grace is something we all strive for but none us ever deserves it and we are reluctant to share it with others. But what is grace, specifically God's Grace?His entire act of Creation was a gift of Grace. We did not have to have a separation between day and night or land and sea. God could have stopped ... Discover the True Gift of God's Grace