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

Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy – Review

Pretty Dead GirlsPretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy has an expected publication date of January 2nd, 2018 by Entangled Teen Publishing and is a young adult novel. Synopsis: Beautiful. Perfect. Dead. In the peaceful seaside town of Cape Bonita, wicked secrets and lies are hidden just beneath the surface. But all it takes is one tragedy for them to be exposed.
The most popular girls in school are turning up dead, and Penelope Malone is terrified she’s next. All the victims so far have been linked to Penelope—and to a boy from her physics class. The one she’s never really noticed before, with the rumored dark past and a brooding stare that cuts right through her. There’s something he isn’t telling her. But there’s something she’s not telling him, either. Everyone has secrets, and theirs might get them killed. Continue reading

Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving by Julia Samuel – Review

Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and SurvivingGrief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving by Julia Samuel was published on March 2nd, 2017 by Penguin Life. Synopsis: Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood…

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss – and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves. Continue reading

Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word By Christine Caine – Review

Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s WordUnshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word By Christine Caine was published on October 24th, 2017 by Zondervan. God is bigger than your current story. Bigger than fear or shame or that voice in your head that whispers that you are not enough, too broken, or too flawed. Join Him in a closer relationship—one rooted in truth and Unshakeable. In this daily devotional Christine Caine encourages you to find confidence to live as the person God created you to be.  Continue reading

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan – Review

The Astonishing Color of AfterThe Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan has an expected publication date of March 20th, 2018 by Little, Brown Books. Synopsis: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined to find her mother, the bird. In her search, she winds up chasing after ghosts, uncovering family secrets, and forging a new relationship with her grandparents. And as she grieves, she must try to reconcile the fact that on the same day she kissed her best friend and longtime secret crush, Axel, her mother was taking her own life. Continue reading