Reviews by Mrs. Bacon
On 3/29 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Debra Clopton is back and better than ever with her latest book "Kissed by a Cowboy". I adore this series of hers. The characters are believable, funny, and small town gems. In this story, Cassidy Starr comes home again to the only home she has truly known that her beloved Aunt Roxie has left her. Shattered ... Kissed by a Cowboy
On 2/7 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Life is____________________________.Can you fill in the blank? Seriously, most of you probably said just okay. Some may have said awful. Some may have said groovy.Judah Smith leads you on an introspective look at how God's love can seem illogical at times but that it is real, whole, and waiting to be ... Life Is ______________________. book by Judah Smith
On 1/1 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Walk to Beautiful the Tale of Jimmy Wayne By Jimmy Wayne with Ken Abraham The storyline reads like an old country song. He’s thirteen and his momma drops him off at a bus station parking lot and drives off into the night with her lover. However, it is not just a song. It ... Walk to Beautiful- Jimmy Wayne with Ken Abraham
On 9/2 Mrs. Bacon wrote: It did not take any arm twisting to get me to read Debra Clopton's new book Counting on a Cowboy. Having read Betting on Hope, I could not wait to get my hands on the love story of Tru's brother Bo.Now Bo was not happy that Maggie his sister in law had turned his little town of Wishing Springs into a ... Counting on A Cowboy- Count me in!
On 7/18 Mrs. Bacon wrote: The Crimson Path of Honor by M.B. TosiBook Three in The Indian Path SeriesThe LakotasLuci is a fireball of a young woman determined not to be contained by her Boston mother and father's wishes for her life. The pink fluffy bedroom desperation to somehow make her more docile by osmosis left me laughing. ... The Path is more Rosy than it looks....
On 7/17 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Mr. Coffey's book, When Mockingbirds Sing, is frankly an oddly disturbing tale that asks a lot of the reader to stay invested in the story line until the end. Pardon me for this style of review, but I want to take a part this book to explain why I felt this book tried too hard.From Book Look:What ... When Mockingbirds Sing
On 4/27 Mrs. Bacon wrote: "I love a sassy novel. This is sassy, cute, and realistic."- The StudioWe here at The Studio are all about the cowboy romance. We just can't help ourselves. It has to be the Wranglers and that cowboy hat.So, getting to read a sassy cowboy story based on a bet just got us reading this book over ... Betting on Hope by Debra Clopton
On 1/28 Mrs. Bacon wrote: I am so thrilled to report that this beloved and popular version of Psalm 23 by Richard Jesse Watson is now in board book format. As any mom knows, it is sometimes hard for little hands to not tear accidentally a book that is in paper format. Now in board book format, you can enjoy the beauty and wonder ... Psalm 23 by Richard Jesse Watson- Now for the littlest hands to enjoy and love!
On 12/31 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Book DescriptionJerome Corsi's newest opus, No Greater Valor, examines the Siege of Bastogne-one of the most heroic victories of WWII-with a focus on the surprising faith of the Americans who fought there.In December of 1944, an outmanned, outgunned, and surrounded US force fought Hitler's overwhelming ... 12 Book reviews Book Review #4- No Greater Valor- The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle that Sealed Allied Victory by Jerome Corsi
On 12/1 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Dear Readers,A quote from a book I just finished that I would like you to ponder today..."Stories affect what we do, how we feel, and who we are, Stories inspire us. Stories motivate us. Stories change us and in turn, change the world around us."- Matt Knisely- Framing Faith.The work of a photographer ... Framing Faith By Matt Knisely
On 8/23 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Storm Siren by Mary WeberYA fictionThis is by far the best YA book that I have read this year. You will find yourself drawn into the story, breathlessly turning every page, and hollering "NOOOOOOO!" when the book is over. Please read between the excerpts for this review is broken into sections."I ... If I could give an award for book of the year! Storm Siren a YA masterpiece
On 6/21 Mrs. Bacon wrote: My money education was never more than the basics. You get a job, the check comes in, you pay bills, the rest is for everything else and oh yeah, save when you can.However, I learned "emotional money baggage" as well. My parents had many discussions over how many shoes my mom had in her closet and why ... "Smart Money Smart Kids"
On 3/23 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Sara’s an artist with a supportive husband and a house that folks on her block admire outright. But she’s restless and bored with life.Then her legendary Aunt Bel shows up, wearing a smile after years without a word.Twenty years ago, fresh out of college, Bel left for a summer missions trip and never ... Runaway Saint A Novel by Lisa Samson
On 1/30 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Mama always said, "Never judge a book by its cover..." The moment I opened the package I found myself pondering what I had agreed to by reviewing this book. The Smitten Book Club is written by four friends who just so happen to be talented authors who write about the lives of four friends ... Positively Smitten by the Smitten Book Club
On 12/28 Mrs. Bacon wrote: The war is over, but at Fairhaven Plantation, Charlotte's struggle has just begun.Following her father’s death, Charlotte Fraser returns to Fairhaven, her family’s rice plantation in the South Carolina Lowcountry. With no one else to rely upon, smart, independent Charlotte is determined to resume ... Carolina Gold by Dorothy Love
On 9/1 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Dark Halo by Shannon Dittemore- In a word, mahvelous.No really, I did not read the first two books in the series and I am going to go back and read them soon. It is just that good of a series. The simple fact is the story of Brielle and Jake captured my attention from the first moments of this book. ... Dark Halo: Book Review
On 7/31 Mrs. Bacon wrote: "I knew I found the right ring but not the right girl." Suzanna is a planner.Suzanna had waited twelve years for Adam. Twelve years of letters, travel, phone calls, deployments and this is the statement she gets from the man she had waited on all this time. Suzanna was ... Once Upon a Prince: By Rachel Hauck
On 4/28 Mrs. Bacon wrote: First off, I would like to say that this is not my usual choice in books. Secondly, I want to say how fantastic a debut work this is from Sarah E. Ladd. Finally, I want to add that this book is the only book that I have read three times in a row. Does that make me crazy? No, it just is that good ... The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah Ladd- A review
On 2/15 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Unglued Devotionalby Lysa Terkeurst I received a copy of the book Unglued as part of a giveaway on one of my favorite blogs and devoured the book from start to finish. It started a change in me from the moment I finished the first chapter. It was so good that I passed it on to my mom, who passed ... Unglued no more
On 12/17 Mrs. Bacon wrote: You know when you read a book and you cannot put it down. You lose sleep because you just want to read one more page which turns into one more chapter. You finish the book only to read it again because you enjoyed it so much. This is that kind of book. Part parable, part inpirational ... The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant- A review
On 12/3 Mrs. Bacon wrote: This is the new expanded edition of the "bestselling non-fiction hardback in history according to Publishers Weekly."I selected this book from Book Sneeze to review simply because I was curious about the message in this book. So many people that I grew up with, read the first edition and were positively ... The Purpose Driven Life- A review
On 10/31 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Isle of Shadows by Tracy L. Higley is a reworked updated version of the previous released Shadow of Colossus and is part of Higley's Seven Wonders Series. The story of Tessa of Delos and her journey is one of determination, despair, acceptance, courage, salvation, and redemption. The story is set in ... Isle of Shadows
On 10/8 Mrs. Bacon wrote: "Ya'll, I gained five pounds just reading this!" Not really, but I wanted to introduce you today to the most adorable little book. You Be Sweet by Patsy Caldwell and Amy Wilson.You Be Sweet is a collection of short stories and "sweet" recipes for just about any occasion. The book is full of ... You Be Sweet Review
On 10/1 Mrs. Bacon wrote: from booksneeze.comWhen people come into your home, what do they see? Have you prepared for their visit? Are your gatherings imbued with the sweet spirit of charity? Whether you're celebrating a joyous occasion with your dearest friends and family, welcoming overnight guests, or comforting someone ... Share the Bounty
On 9/30 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Miraculous- A Fascinating History of Signs, Wonders, and Miracles by Kevin BelmonteMiraculous is a survey of many of the signs, wonders and miracles that have occurred throughout history. The book is divided into two parts; Miracles of the Ancient World, and ... Miraculous by Kevin Belmonte
On 9/7 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Davis Bunn has captured me with his most recent book Prayers of a Stranger a Christmas Journey. Amanda and her husband Chris Vance suffered a tragic loss last Christmas. Amanda is rather ambivalent about trekking to meet up with her husbands family for Christmas this year. Then, an unexpected gift ... Prayers of a Stranger Review
On 8/18 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Jackson, The Iron-Willed Commander by Paul S. Vickery, PhD. Wednesday, March 4, 1829, the Tennessean Major General Andrew Jackson was inaugurated as our seventh president of the United States. “Ole Hickory” was unlike any of his predecessors because he was not a member of the social or economic ... Jackson The Iron-Willed Commander- A review