Fiction Book Reviews

A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman

I love celebrating great books - and this author holds a special place in my heart because she was one of the first authors I read who really inspired me in Christian fiction. Yes, yes, I DO love the fact that her kissing scenes are OUT OF THIS WORLD (#kissingbooksrock), but I also appreciate her… Continue reading A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman

Fiction Book Reviews

Dare to Love Again by Julie Lessman

A few things you can always count on in a Julie Lessman novel:Romantic tensionSassy, strong-willed heroinesBroody, stubborn heroesA happily ever afterWith her newest novel, Dare to Love Again, she keeps up her reputation…except for a lessening in the kisses-department – but the romantic tension is still steaming between headstrong and wounded, Allie McClare and hard-nosed,… Continue reading Dare to Love Again by Julie Lessman

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A Necessary Deception by Laurie Alice Eakes

Oh la la! Seriously! Laurie Alice Eakes newest novel, A Necessary Deception, is a must read for the reader who likes a little bit of everything wrapped up into one book. There is mystery, danger, romance, revenge, chases, escapes, true love (anyone else feel like they are hearing the first few lines of the movie… Continue reading A Necessary Deception by Laurie Alice Eakes

Fiction Book Reviews

Hello, Hollywood by Janice Thompson

I LOVE humor!!! It's why I like to snuggle up to a snuggly person and watch movies like Sleepless in Seattle, or While You Were Sleeping, or Just Like Heaven or Leap Year or My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Oh wait - speaking of GREEK! Janice Thompson's new novel, Hello Hollywood (second in her Backstage… Continue reading Hello, Hollywood by Janice Thompson

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The Colonel’s Lady by Laura Frantz

Laura Frantz has proven her talents in yet another fabulously crafted historical romance. A sweeping tale of terrible loss, unending determination, and love born through heartbreak, The Colonel’s Lady will take you on a journey through the anguish and treachery of war. In the heart of Kentucky during the stirrings of the Revolutionary War, Roxanna… Continue reading The Colonel’s Lady by Laura Frantz

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A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Heart Revealed

THIS JUST IN! RUTH LOGAN HERNE TOLD ME THAT I COULD INTERRUPT OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM FOR A SPECIAL (AND VERY SELFISH) ANNOUNCEMENT. SHE SAID THAT JULIE WOULD UNDERSTAND. I JUST RECEIVED WORD THAT I DOUBLE-FINALED IN THE GENESIS! YA AND CR. WOW!!!!!! PRAISE GOD AND...WOW! I'M OVERWHLEMED AND VERY SHOCKED. NOW....BACK TO OUR REGULARLY… Continue reading A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Heart Revealed

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A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Hope Undaunted

Oh boy, oh boy! It's time to talk about Luke McGee! If you haven't read Julie's fourth book, A Hope Undaunted, then you are in for a HOT treat! Not only is it a page turner (as usual), not only does it have a beautiful story and a fiesty heroine - but it has a… Continue reading A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Hope Undaunted

Christian authors, Fiction Book Reviews, inspirational fiction

A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Passion Denied

Dreamy schoolgirls. What's not to love, right? Bad boys turned GREAT! Definitely a gift of Julie Lessman's. "A romance born out of friendship is the most endearing type of love." - From The Thornbearer by me. That's what happens with Lizzie O'Connor and John Brady. One catch of a breath changes everything. Add to that a… Continue reading A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Passion Denied

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A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Passion Redeemed

Yesterday (or today - as the time goes) we chatted about Julie Lessman's debut novel, A Passion Most Pure (the 2009 ACFW Debut Author of the Year novel and one of Borders Best for 2009). In that first novel, we meet sassy, sexy, and sensational, Charity O'Connor - who always seems to need a good… Continue reading A Week Review with Julie Lessman – A Passion Redeemed

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A Week Review With Julie Lessman (Giveaway)

If you like to read about passion braided with faith and romantic tension, I have the author for you. Julie Lessman! I'd never read any of her novels, until I agreed to review her second book, A Passion Redeemed. Julie hates it when I mention that I read her series out of order, but let… Continue reading A Week Review With Julie Lessman (Giveaway)