Win Dawn Comes Early in the Love In Bloom Giveaway Hop

All the blogs in this hop are giving away a contemporary/lighthearted young adult romance or a sweet, clean adult romance. I’m giving away Dawn Comes Early by Margaret Brownley. You can choose either a paperback (US only) or a Kindle version (must either be in the US or able to receive and redeem a gifted Kindle ebook from Amazon.com). You can read my review of Dawn Comes Early here. Continue reading

Book Review: Retreat to Folly by Missy Fillion

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What if you met Jesus on the beach? Susan, an exhausted mother of three, wonders if sleep deprivation has finally made her crazy after a beach walk turns into an encounter with Jesus. She thought coming on this retreat on Folly Beach, South Carolina would give her some rest and renewal from her hectic life and maybe an attitude adjustment which she badly needs. The retreat and a series of life-changing encounters with Jesus challenge Susan to leave behind her narrow view of herself and mothering. The retreat sessions teach her to put her past in the past and embrace her present. Her time with Jesus magnifies these lessons with spiritual healings. Can Susan accept that Jesus is interested in the state of her soul and the state of her motherhood, and they are more closely intertwined than she could possibly imagine?
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Review and Ebook Giveaway: The Darkening Dream by Andy Gavin

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Even as the modern world pushes the supernatural aside in favor of science and steel, the old ways remain. God, demon, monster, and sorcerer alike plot to regain what was theirs.

1913, Salem, Massachusetts – Sarah Engelmann’s life is full of friends, books, and avoiding the pressure to choose a husband, until an ominous vision and the haunting call of an otherworldly trumpet shake her. When she stumbles across a gruesome corpse, she fears that her vision was more of a premonition. And when she sees the murdered boy moving through the crowd at an amusement park, Sarah is thrust into a dark battle she does not understand. Continue reading