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Remember the Lilies

Remember the Lilies

On 4/1 Bethany Ward wrote: I've been a big fan of Liz Tolsma's previous two novels, and was very excited for the release of her newest novel, Remember the Lilies! While it wasn't my favorite of her novels, I still really enjoyed this sweet war time novel, and would highly recommend it! Liz Tolsma just has a way with war-time ... Remember the Lilies by Liz Tolsma Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Princess Spy

The Princess Spy

On 12/15 Bethany Ward wrote: I've been a big fan on Melanie Dickerson's fairy tale re-tellings for some time now, and had eagerly been looking forward to the release of her newest release The Princess Spy. Dickerson's newest release doesn't disappoint, and weaves an exciting story sure to thrill and delight fans of heroic tales. ... The Princess Spy by Melanie Dickerson Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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Palace of Darkness

Palace of Darkness

On 10/13 Bethany Ward wrote: I've been a big fan of Higley's historical fiction for a while, so I was very excited to hear abut her newest release. Palace of Darkness was previously released in 2010, titled Petra, and has been re-published with a new cover. Since I had not yet had the chance to read this novel, I was excited to ... Palace of Darkness by Tracy Higley Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

4 Stars

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Prelude for a Lord

Prelude for a Lord

On 8/20 Bethany Ward wrote: Camille Elliot's debut is a lovely regency novel with a nice sprinkle of mystery. Full of meaningful characters and lessons learned, it is a wonderful choice for all regency suspense fans! I am quite a fan of regency fiction, and I also enjoy stories that have an aspect of mystery to keep things jumping. ... Prelude for a Lord by Camille Elliot Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Butterfly and the Violin

The Butterfly and the Violin

On 7/7 Bethany Ward wrote: A picture is worth a thousand words, and a painting brought forth in trial is worth even more. Fans of heartwarming historical fiction will love this new breathtaking novel from debut author Kristy Cambron. Switching between two different time periods and point of views, this story takes you an unforgettable ... The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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Butterfly Palace

Butterfly Palace

On 1/28 Bethany Ward wrote: Romantic suspense author Colleen Coble has done it again! Filled with lots of mystery and suspense along with a light dose of romance, this Downton Abbey-like novel is sure to delight and impress, keeping you up late into the night! This is the third novel I've read by Colleen Coble, and for sure my ... Butterfly Palace by Colleen Coble Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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Luminary

Luminary

On 1/2 Bethany Ward wrote: What an exciting continuation of the Anomaly trilogy! After reading Anomaly, book one, and being beyond overly impressed with it, I was very eager to continue the story in book two, Luminary; and was not disappointed with this second installment that excited ... Luminary by Krista McGee Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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Stones for Bread

Stones for Bread

On 12/9 Bethany Ward wrote: Stones for Bread was the first book by Christa Parrish that I've read, so going into it, I wasn't sure what the writing style would be like, or if I'd like it. However being that it was about a baker, I thought I'd enjoy reading it as I love to bake, though I must confess I bake much simpler recipes ... Stones for Bread By Christa Parrish Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

3 Stars

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City on Fire

City on Fire

On 9/25 Bethany Ward wrote: So, let's be honestly realistic here. It's no secret that the long forgotten city of Pompeii wasn't, well, the most moral of cities (!) In fact, usually whenever the topic is brought up concerning this city, horribly immoral stories are told of the ways of the Pompeian's, complete with descriptions of ... City on Fire: A Novel of Pompeii By Tracy L. Higley Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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Snow on the Tulips

Snow on the Tulips

On 8/9 Bethany Ward wrote: A captivating story set in the World War II full of adventure, danger, faith and love all in this exciting debut novel from author Liz Tolsma that will keep you turning pages and wanting more! So, I am sitting here, wondering how I could possibly write a review that does this book justice, and convinces ... Snow on the Tulips By Liz Tolsma Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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Rosemary Cottage

Rosemary Cottage

On 7/14 Bethany Ward wrote: Rosemary Cottage by Colleen Coble is a page-turning suspense, delightfully set on the peaceful and relaxing Hope Beach Island, and is sure to grab the attention of all suspense lovers, and make a memorable summer or vacation read. Amy Lang and Curtis Ireland have something in common: both of them recently ... Rosemary Cottage By Colleen Coble Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

4 Stars

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Nearing Home (Paperback)

Nearing Home (Paperback)

On 6/1 Bethany Ward wrote: Billy Graham is such a great man of faith, and though this is the first of his books that I've had the pleasure of reading, it probably won't be the last. Nearing Home was full of wonderful advice, thought provoking insights and encouragement to open eyes to the fact that nobody lives forever, so you ... Nearing Home By Billy Graham Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 5/6 Bethany Ward wrote: When I first heard about this new novel that is the first in a series, I was super excited about it since I just adore regency historical fiction. I just love that time period and have always been quite enamored by historical novels set during this time-to which The Heiress of Winterwood was no exception! This ... The Heiress of Winterwood By Sarah Ladd

Bethany's Rating:

4 Stars

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Joni and Ken

Joni and Ken

On 4/28 Bethany Ward wrote: I have known about Joni Eareckson Tada and her story of being paralyzed from the neck down ever since her diving accident in shallow water back when she was a teen-ager, and greatly admired her story and faith. But I have not been as familiar with her husband Ken's story, and didn't really know that much ... Joni & Ken By Ken & Joni Eareckson Tada Book Review

Bethany's Rating:

5 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 8/29 Bethany Ward wrote: I have always enjoyed fiction books based on events found in the Bible, and was excited to be able to review a copy of This Scarlet Cord which is a fiction story based on the story of Rahab, who was later on, the mother of Boaz and later is found in Jesus genealogy in Matthew. I give it 4 out of 5 stars and ... Book Review :: This Scarlet Cord By Joan Wolf

Bethany's Rating:

4 Stars

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