Spirit Land: The Peyote Diaries of Charles Langley: Against Witchcraft and Evil Ones by Charles Langley – Review

Spirit Land: The Peyote Diaries of Charles Langley: Against Witchcraft and Evil Ones by [Langley, Charles]Spirit Land: The Peyote Diaries of Charles Langley: Against Witchcraft and Evil Ones by Charles Langley has a scheduled release date of February 1st, 2018. This is the true story of Charles Langley, an Englishman from London, who became apprentice to a powerful Navajo Indian medicine man in the remote desert of the American Southwest. His first experiences of Navajo witchcraft, divination, healing, and of visions induced by the peyote cactus, proved so remarkable, and so other-worldly, he knew others would find them hard to believe. Encouraged by the medicine man Blue Horse, and using skills honed as a top British journalist, Langley began a detailed diary from which this book has been crafted. Continue reading

Rebel Spring: Falling Kingdoms #2 by Morgan Rhodes with Author Guest Post

Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms, #2)The road to power… is paved with blood and magic. Cleo is now a prisoner in her own palace, forced to be an ambassador for Mytica as the evil King Gaius lies to her people. Magnus stands to eventually inherit the new kingdom but is still obsessed with his feelings for his adopted sister, Lucia. Lucia is haunted by the outcome of the breathtaking display of magic that allowed her father to capture the kingdoms. Jonas watched at the palace gates a troop of rebels behind him, waiting for him to tell them how he plans to overtake King Gaius. After a bloody siege, Auranos has been defeated, its young queen orphaned and dethroned. The three kingdoms—Auranos, Limeros, and Paelsia—are now unwillingly united as one country called Mytica. But the allure of ancient, dangerous magic beckons still, and with it the chance to rule not just Mytica, but the whole world over…

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Wicked Charm by Amber Hart – Review

Wicked CharmWICKED CHARM by Amber Hart has an expected publication date of January 30th, 2018 by Entangled Teen Publishing and is a young adult romance novel. Nothing good comes from living in the Devil’s swamp.

Willow Bell thinks moving to the Okefenokee area isn’t half bad, but nothing prepares her for what awaits in the shadows of the bog. Girls are showing up dead in the swamp. And she could be next.

Everyone warns Willow to stay away from Beau Cadwell—the bad boy at the top of their suspect list as the serial killer tormenting the small town. Continue reading

Little Do We Know by Tamara Ireland Stone – Review

Little Do We KnowLittle Do We Know by Tamara Ireland Stone has an expected publication date of June 5th, 2018 by Disney Hyperion and is a young adult novel. Next-door neighbors and ex-best friends Hannah and Emory haven’t spoken in months. Not since the fight—the one where they said things they couldn’t take back.

Now, Emory is fine-tuning her UCLA performing arts application and trying to make the most of the months she has left with her boyfriend, Luke, before they head off to separate colleges. Meanwhile, Hannah’s strong faith is shaken when her family’s financial problems come to light, and she finds herself turning to unexpected places—and people—for answers to the difficult questions she’s suddenly facing. Continue reading

Gods of Howl Mountain by Taylor Brown – Review

Gods of Howl MountainGods of Howl Mountain by Taylor Brown has an expected publication date of March 20th 2018 by St. Martin’s Press. In Gods of Howl Mountain, award-winning author Taylor Brown explores a world of folk healers, whiskey-runners, and dark family secrets in the high country of 1950s North Carolina.

Bootlegger Rory Docherty has returned home to the fabled mountain of his childhood – a misty wilderness that holds its secrets close and keeps the outside world at gunpoint. Slowed by a wooden leg and haunted by memories of the Korean War, Rory runs bootleg whiskey for a powerful mountain clan in a retro-fitted ’40 Ford coupe. Between deliveries to roadhouses, brothels, and private clients, he lives with his formidable grandmother, evades federal agents, and stokes the wrath of a rival runner. Continue reading

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory – Review

The Wedding DateThe Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory  has an expected publication date of January 30th, 2018 by Berkley Books and is a contemporary romance novel. A groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance in a fun and flirty debut novel.

Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe wouldn’t normally do. But there’s something about Drew Nichols that’s too hard to resist.
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Worry Less, Live More by Robert J. Morgan – Review

Worry Less, Live More: God’s Prescription for a Better LifeWorry Less, Live More by Robert J. Morgan was published November 7th, 2017 by Thomas Nelson Publishing. Worry, which is essentially a strain of fear, is a rational response to real pressures and problems. Life is harder than we expect, and even the Lord Jesus, the Prince of Peace Himself, admitted, “Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:34). He said, “In this world you will have trouble” (John 16:33). On one occasion, He even said, “Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say?” (John 12:27). Our souls are easily troubled. The world and its trials seem to only increase.  Continue reading