Reviews by Kelly F Barr

Read Kelly F Barr's Blog Follow Kelly F Barr on Twitter

Unfolding

Unfolding

On 3/14 Kelly F Barr wrote: Jonah has a heart of gold and he would like to be the guy who gets the girl, but Jonah has a physical deformity and suffers from debilitating epileptic seizures, while Stormi is beautiful and seems perfect, although there is something quite unusual about her as well — she seems to know things and many ... Unfolding by Jonathan Friesen

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

The Captain Takes a Wife

The Captain Takes a Wife

On 1/23 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a free copy of The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin for my honest review for BookLook Blogger. The war is over and Captain Harry Richardson is looking forward to starting a new life in a small town as a pastor. He also hopes to find a wife sometime soon. His journey to the little mountain ... The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

The Hungering Dark

The Hungering Dark

On 1/2 Kelly F Barr wrote: The darkness feels alive one evening as Rat is helping his sister finish up the dinner dishes. It’s creepy. The next day his father goes to do some work for an elderly couple living nearby. What happens there leads to the mystery of a puzzle box and the power inside it. This story began with suspense ... The Hungering Dark: Awakening by Stephen R. Clark

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Destiny Maker

Destiny Maker

On 12/19 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a free copy of Destiny Maker by Melissa Dugger in exchange for my honest review from BookLook Blogger. Destiny Maker was published by West Bow Press. The beginning of this book definitely caught my attention and made me want to keep reading, but honestly, after a while, the story seemed repetitive ... Book Review: Destiny Maker by Melissa Dugger

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Portrait of Emily Price

A Portrait of Emily Price

On 11/7 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a complimentary copy of this book from BookLook Bloggers in order to write an honest review of the story. Emily Price is an art restorer. She restores art that has been damaged by fire, water or that has become worn with age while harboring dreams of becoming an original artist, herself, ... A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay; A Sweet Romance

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Unblemished

Unblemished

On 10/22 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a complimentary copy of this book from BookLook Bloggers. Unblemished by Sara Ella is a fantasy story about a young girl, Eilyana, in her seventeenth year of life. She has low self confidence due to a large red mark on her face and wishes she was invisible. However, there is a young man in ... Unblemished by Sara Ella: Can I Just Say "Wow"?

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Long Way Gone

Long Way Gone

On 10/13 Kelly F Barr wrote: I rarely give a five star review. A book really has to be well written and make a strong impression upon me to earn five stars, and "Long Way Gone" by Charles Martin hits the mark. I never heard of Charles Martin nor read any of his books until I received Long Way Gone, but Wow, what a book. I will ... Long Way Gone Hits the Mark

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Mystery Mountain Four

Mystery Mountain Four

On 2/15 Kelly F Barr wrote: I have not read the first three books in this series and therefore, I was not familiar with the characters or the setting and the author did not offer any background that would help a reader who didn’t read the previous books. I think Marie Grace has some great story ideas. She has many plot ideas ... Mystery Mountain Four by Marie Grace

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Kissed by a Cowboy

Kissed by a Cowboy

On 2/10 Kelly F Barr wrote: Cassidy Starr returns to the only place she has ever felt happy and loved in her life. She has suffered too many broken relationships in her life and so decides to live a simple, peaceful life alone in Wishing Springs. However, her neighbor, handsome cowboy, Jarrod Monahan, may challenge those plans. This ... Kissed By a Cowboy by Debra Clopton

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Inspirational Reflections

Inspirational Reflections

On 1/29 Kelly F Barr wrote: Inspirational Reflections by Ian J. Roberts is a short book of poems and songs about faith in God and our salvation through the Lord Jesus Christ. These writings could be used as daily devotionals. They are good to reflect upon. Ian J. Roberts did a fairly good job with these poems and songs, though ... Inspirational Reflections by Ian J. Roberts

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Mermaid Moon

Mermaid Moon

On 1/26 Kelly F Barr wrote: This is the first romantic suspense novel I have read by Colleen Coble. I read her “Journey of the Heart” series last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. You can read my reviews of each of those by searching for “Book Reviews” under Categories on the right sidebar of this blog. They were western ... Mermaid Moon by Colleen Coble

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Just Man

A Just Man

On 1/19 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a free copy of A Just Man by Helen Daniel in eBook form to write an honest review for BookLook Blogger. A Just Man follows several generations of the Matthews family through farming, shipbuilding, the Civil War and other circumstances. I enjoyed the characters, though I think they could ... A Just Man by Helen Daniel

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

The Golden Braid

The Golden Braid

On 1/11 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a free eBook copy of this book to write a review for BookLook Blogger. This is the first story I have ever read by Melanie Dickerson. I have never been familiar with the story of Rapunzel, so I do not know if Ms. Dickerson’s story is too much like the original or not. What I do know is ... The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

The Stone of Ebenezer

The Stone of Ebenezer

On 12/17 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a copy of this book free from BookLook Blogger to review. Nagad’s life was perfect until torn apart by war. Now, haunted by his past, this young conscript must face the enemy in battle. As nations collide in a fierce conflict for dominance, more is at stake than the survival of a race. ... The Stone of Ebenezer by Susan Van Volkenburgh

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Heart’s Home

A Heart’s Home

On 10/2 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher for an honest review for BookLook Blogger, and because I have previously read the first five books in the series. This Christmas, a tragic loss at Fort Laramie ushers in hope and healing. When a young mother dies after giving birth at Fort Laramie, ... A Heart's Home by Colleen Coble

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Prison

Prison

On 9/28 Kelly F Barr wrote: Sonja Grey, a narcotics detective, and her nemesis, Max Trent, are handpicked to go undercover to capture a thug—Johnny Stone, aka Rock—who’s dealing drugs at Sonja’s church. Their operation is unwittingly aided by the interference of Sonja’s eccentric aunties. For Max, this assignment has ... Prison by Toni V. Lee

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Beneath the Pines

Beneath the Pines

On 8/31 Kelly F Barr wrote: The year is 1914, and Amanda Jane Horseman is unexpectedly homeless, without a dime to her name. In a state of desperation, she applies for a job on Ministers Island in southern New Brunswick, Canada. What begins as a fresh start to her life quickly takes a turn for the worse when she receives threats ... Beneath the Pines by Sandra Gowan

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

The Crimson Path of Honor

The Crimson Path of Honor

On 8/11 Kelly F Barr wrote: I was hesitant to read this book when I noticed it is “Book Three” of The Indian Path Series. However, I read that each book in the series is about a different group/tribe of Native Americans. This is the story of Luci Garling and her life from young girl to woman. It follows her from her privileged ... The Crimson Path of Honor by M.B. Tosi

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

3 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Heart’s Betrayal

A Heart’s Betrayal

On 6/29 Kelly F Barr wrote: A Heart’s Betrayal by Colleen Coble is Book Four in the “Journey of the Heart” series. Each of these books is a quick, easy read. Each contains romance and suspense. In A Heart’s Betrayal, we get to know more about Emmie, the sister of Ben Croftner, who was a thorn in Rand Campbell’s side. Emmie ... A Heart's Betrayal by Colleen Coble

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

The Big House on Adams Street

The Big House on Adams Street

On 6/26 Kelly F Barr wrote: The Big House on Adams Street by Alberta Sparks is a wonderful book about one man’s dream. There are many characters in the book who are easy to love and care about, many who have experienced hardships, some who have cause hardships for others. Fritz, whose birth could have been considered an abomination, ... The Big House on Adams Street

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

When Mockingbirds Sing

When Mockingbirds Sing

On 6/8 Kelly F Barr wrote: What marks the boundary between a miracle from God and the imagination of a child? Leah is a child from Away, isolated from her peers because of her stutter. But then she begins painting scenes that are epic in scope, brilliant in detail, and suffused with rich, prophetic imagery. When the event foreshadowed ... When Mockingbirds Sing

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

20 Short Ones

20 Short Ones

On 5/18 Kelly F Barr wrote: I haven’t read very many short stories, and I had read that romance stories don’t really work well as short stories. However, in 20 Short Ones by Dan Salerno, Dan debunks that statement. The stories in 20 Short Ones are all relationship stories — some friendship and some romance. His characters ... 20 Short Ones by Dan Salerno

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Heart's Danger

A Heart's Danger

On 4/28 Kelly F Barr wrote: A Heart’s Danger, Book three in the “Journey of the Heart” series by Colleen Coble finds Sarah wanting to move on with her life at Fort Laramie. Christmas is coming and relations with the Sioux have turned colder. Will Rand really go through with the wedding to his fiancee, or will he declare ... A Heart's Danger by Colleen Coble

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Fine Piece of Chocolate

A Fine Piece of Chocolate

On 4/23 Kelly F Barr wrote: This is the book description: Showing that love doesn’t have to be a four-letter word and that redemption is possible, this novel follows three women all involved in the universal search of finding love. Instead, they find lust, betrayal, compromise, and finally, redemption. Banks sends a powerful ... A Fine Piece of Chocolate by Jacqueline R. Banks

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

1 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Heart's Obsession

A Heart's Obsession

On 4/8 Kelly F Barr wrote: I posted a book review on A Heart’s Disguise by Colleen Coble on March 16, 2015. Well, this is Book Two of that series. I am writing this review for BookLook Blogger and received a free copy of this book for review purposes. A Heart’s Obsession picks up where A Heart’s Disguise left off, with ... A Heart's Obsession by Colleen Coble

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Heart's Disguise

A Heart's Disguise

On 3/16 Kelly F Barr wrote: USA Today bestselling author Colleen Coble has written several romantic suspense novels including Tidewater Inn, Rosemary Cottage, and the Mercy Falls, Lonestar, and Rock Harbor series. Visit her website at http://www.colleencoble.com Twitter: @colleencoble Facebook: colleencoblebooks A Heart’s Disguise ... A Heart's Disguise by Colleen Coble

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

River's Edge

River's Edge

On 2/16 Kelly F Barr wrote: This is Book #3 in the Cape Refuge Series. If you remember, I already reviewed Book #4 of this series here. I know, I seem to be reading this series in reverse, but it still makes sense and is still very suspenseful and enjoyable. I received a copy of River’s Edge free from the publisher through ... River's Edge by Terri Blackstock

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Vengeance

Vengeance

On 2/1 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received this ebook free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers book review bloggers program. When I read the blurb about the ebook, I thought the story would be very much like a couple of Frank Peretti’s well-know books, but it turned out to be quite different than I thought it would ... Vengeance by Cody Clark

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book

Breaker's Reef

Breaker's Reef

On 1/27 Kelly F Barr wrote: I have been a Terri Blackstock fan for some time. Her books always keep me turning pages and Breaker’s Reef was no exception. I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers book review bloggers program, and I must admit that when I received the book and saw that it is ... Breaker's Reef By Terri Blackstock

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

5 Stars

View all reviews for this book

A Thing of Beauty

A Thing of Beauty

On 1/11 Kelly F Barr wrote: This is my first official book review for BookLook Bloggers. I received a free copy of this book to review for the BookLook Bloggers book review bloggers program. I am not required to write a positive review, and the opinions I will express here are my own. A Thing of Beauty by Lisa Samson is about ... A Thing of Beauty by Lisa Samson

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

View all reviews for this book