Unbreakable: Unblemished #3 by Sara Ella – Review

35481822Unbreakable: Unblemished #3 by Sara Ella was published May 2018 by Thomas Nelson and is a young adult romance fantasy novel. Eliyana Ember is stranded in a foreign country in the Third Reflection with no passport, the inability to mirror walk, and zero clues where the nearest Thresholds back into the Fourth or Second might lie. Her mind is a haze, her memories vague. She knows a wormhole from the Fourth sent her here. She remembers her mom and baby brother Evan. Makai and Stormy and Joshua . . . Continue reading

Sons of Blackbird Mountain: Blackbird Mountain #1 by Joanne Bischof – Review

Sons of Blackbird Mountain (Blackbird Mountain, #1)Sons of Blackbird Mountain: Blackbird Mountain #1 by Joanne Bischof was published on July 3rd, 2018 by Thomas Nelson and is a historical romance novel. When Aven Norgaard leaves Norway to serve as housekeeper to her late husband’s cousins in Appalachia, she expects lads in need of care, not three grown men—each in need of a wife and bound by a powerful brotherhood. As the men carve out a living by brewing artisan liquor, young Haakon’s pursuit tempts Aven’s lonely spirit . . . but it is his deaf brother, Thor, whose silent strength shows her the depths of real love. Continue reading

Review: Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Battle with Stuff by Dana K. White

35554134Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Battle with Stuff by Dana K. White was published on February 27th, 2018 by Thomas Nelson. While the world seems to be in love with the idea of tiny houses and minimalism, real women with real families who are constantly growing and changing simply can’t purge it all and start from nothing. Yet a home with too much stuff is a home that is difficult to maintain, so where do we begin? Add in paralyzing emotional attachments and constant life challenges, and it can feel almost impossible to make real decluttering progress.

In Decluttering at the Speed of Life, decluttering expert and author Dana White identifies the mind-sets and emotional challenges that make it difficult to declutter. Then, in her signature humorous approach, she provides workable solutions to break through these struggles and get the clutter out—for good! Continue reading

Tailor Made: Discover the Secret to Who God Created You to Be by Alex Seeley – Review

Tailor Made: Discover the Secret to Who God Created You to BeTailor Made: Discover the Secret to Who God Created You to Be by Alex Seeley was published on April 24th, 2018 by Thomas Nelson. From an early age Alex Seeley was told she was an accident, but she also carried the weight of feeling stupid. Labels like these, sometimes spoken over us by well-meaning people, can cause us to believe lies about ourselves that make us question why we were born and what our purpose on earth could be. Yet, according to Psalm 139, God designed us in His image with a unique DNA and amazing characteristics! We are loved and created for a purpose that only we can fulfill. Continue reading

Review of Live Fearless: A Call to Power, Passion, and Purpose By Sadie Robertson

Live Ferales by Sadie Robertson book review Lovely Loveday Blog www.lovelyloveday.comLive Fearless: A Call to Power, Passion, and Purpose By Sadie Robertson was published on February 6th, 2018 by Thomas Nelson and is a young adult non-fiction.  (Book description from Goodreads.com) Sadie Robertson, bestselling author and star of Dancing with the Stars, has an important message for her generation: you don’t have to be held back by fear, anxiety, or loneliness anymore. In Live Fearless, Sadie takes you on a thrilling personal journey toward power, passion, and purpose as you live at the center of who God created you to be! Continue reading

Blessed Are the Misfits By Brant Hansen – Review

Blessed Are the Misfits: Great News for Believers who are Introverts, Spiritual Strugglers, or Just Feel Like They're Missing SomethingBlessed Are the Misfits By Brant Hansen was published on November 28th, 2017 by Thomas Nelson. Synopsis: While American church culture (and American culture at large) seems largely designed for the extroverted, it’s estimated that half of the American population is introverted, and they’re often left wondering how, even if, they fit in the kingdom of God. As one of them, popular radio host Brant Hansen brings news. It’s wonderful, refreshing, and never-been-said-this-way-before good news.  Continue reading

Never Look at the Empty Seats by Charlie Daniels – Review

Never Look at the Empty Seats: A MemoirNever Look at the Empty Seats by Charlie Daniels was published on October 24th, 2017 by Thomas Nelson. Synopsis: Few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. Readers will experience a soft, personal side of Charlie Daniels that has never before been documented. In his own words, he presents the path from his post-depression childhood to performing for millions as one of the most successful country acts of all time and what he has learned along the way. The book also includes insights into the many musicians that orbited Charlie’s world, including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Tammy Wynette and many more. Continue reading

Devotions from the Mountains by Thomas Nelson – Review

Devotions from the MountainsDevotions from the Mountains by Thomas Nelson has an expected publication date of October 31st, 2017 by Thomas Nelson. The mountains can seem like heaven on earth—the peace, the freshness, the grandeur. Devotions from the Mountains invites you to spend a quiet moment in reflection each day, finding peace and drawing closer to God—the Creator of heaven and earth. Inside you’ll find 90 inspirational readings, Scripture verses, prayers, and breathtaking imagery of God’s mountain handiwork sculpted and brought to life by His hand.  Continue reading

Before You Hit Send: Preventing Headache and Heartache by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs – Book Review

34628654Before You Hit Send: Preventing Headache and Heartache by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs was published on July 25th 2017 by Thomas Nelson. When will we learn? With every sunrise we are given plenty of new examples of people “Hitting Send” and soon regretting it. Social media means what it says: it is social! Our methods of communication today allow for something to potentially be broadcast to everyone from Pekin, Illinois to Peking, China. But it’s not only Twitter fanatics who can find themselves in trouble. Every single one of us is capable of falling prey to this growing plague.

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The Evaporation of Sofi Snow: Book #1 by Mary Weber – Book Review

_225_350_Book.2275.coverEver since the Delonese ice-planet arrived eleven years ago, Sofi’s dreams have been vivid. Alien. In a system where Earth’s corporations rule in place of governments and the humanoid race orbiting the moon are allies, her only constant has been her younger brother, Shilo. As an online gamer, Sofi battles behind the scenes of Earth’s Fantasy Fighting arena where Shilo is forced to compete in a mix of real and virtual blood sport. But when a bomb takes out a quarter of the arena, Sofi’s the only one who believes Shilo survived. She has dreams of him. And she’s convinced he’s been taken to the ice-planet. Except no one but ambassadors are allowed there. For Miguel, Earth’s charming young playboy, the games are of a different sort. As Ambassador to the Delonese, his career has been built on trading secrets and seduction. Until the Fantasy Fight’s bomb goes off. Now the tables have turned and he’s a target for blackmail. The game is simple: Help the blackmailers, or lose more than anyone can fathom, or Earth can afford.   Continue reading