The Heart of a King – Book Review

The Heart of a King by Jill Eileen Smith

Biblical fiction is a fairly new genre for me. For years, I avoided it because it just seemed weird to fictionalize the people from the Bible. Then I discovered Lois T. Henderson, and a whole new world opened up to me. I was still picky, though. I wanted to make sure that the author did…

Romancing the Bride – Book Review

Romancing the Bride book review

Saturday I decided I would take a day of relaxation and read a book. I started reading Romancing the Bride in the morning and spent most of the day curled up in my bed glued to the story. I couldn't stop reading until late at night when I finally finished it. This is so uncharacteristic…

Wild Hope – Book Review

I met Meghan Weyerbacher last year when we did a Summer of '67 Message, Meal, and a Movie event at her church. I knew she was a blogger who blogged about writing, but at the time, she wasn't an author. She was just a super sweet woman encouraging other writers to succeed. A few months…

We Hope for Better Things – Book Review

From the moment I picked up We Hope for Better Things and started reading it, I knew it was something special. I was hooked from the very first page, and the more I read, the harder it was to put it down. We Hope for Better Things is the story of three women from different…

The Hope of Azure Springs – Book Review

In the midst of all our movie release craziness, it's so relaxing to be able to take a break and read a good book. The Hope of Azure Springs by Rachel Fordham was a great choice. I always enjoy books set in the late 1800's. At first glance, this one looks like a western romance,…

Up in Smoke – Book Review and Recommendation

This June I'll be teaching screenwriting at the Kentucky Christian Writer's Conference. As a result, I've had the pleasure of getting to know Hannah R. Conway, the faculty chairman of the conference. We were recently chatting, and she mentioned the need for more reviews. I quickly volunteered to review Up in Smoke, and I'm so…