Season of Hope by Sara Jane Jacobs | Book Spotlight & Giveaway

When Amanda Jarvis prays that a special friend will move into the vacant house near her isolated mountain home, she isn’t upset when God sends a boy instead of a girl. But Amanda’s not the only one receiving unexpected answers to her prayers. After fleeing with his mother from an abusive father, Tyler Armstrong finds … More Season of Hope by Sara Jane Jacobs | Book Spotlight & Giveaway

Mademoiselle Chanel by C.W. Gortner | Review

“My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.” ~ Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel Book Description Born into rural poverty, Gabrielle Chanel and her siblings are sent to orphanage after their mother’s death. The sisters nurture Gabrielle’s exceptional sewing skills, a talent that will propel the willful young woman into a life far removed from … More Mademoiselle Chanel by C.W. Gortner | Review

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian | Review

In The Sandcastle Girls, Chris Bohjalian weaves a “spellbinding tale…between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012—a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage, making it his most personal novel to date.” ~Synopsis for Hardcover edition via Goodreads Book Description One woman’s journey into her family’s past reveals a shocking story that … More The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian | Review

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver | Review

Barbara Kingsolver never disappoints. Each book is different from the last. Each book feeds the reader’s soul in its unique way. Book Description Flight Behavior is a brilliant and suspenseful novel set in present day Appalachia; a breathtaking parable of catastrophe and denial that explores how the complexities we inevitably encounter in life lead us … More Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver | Review