So tonight my husband and I were on a Foster Parent Panel for a local organization called TheCall. TheCall trains Foster Parents from a christian perspective and is really a fantastic organization! We trained through TheCall last year and while nothing could really prepare us to be first-time parents to older kids and be foster … Continue reading Foster Love
Genre/Pages: Suspense/Mystery; 231 pages Price: $2.99 on Amazon Rating: 4/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. Excellent Book! Wolfe wrote an amazing story that was absolutely terrifying! She researched Psychopaths and used that research to craft one of the scariest characters I've read about thus far. This book left me … Continue reading The Watson Girl by Leslie Wolfe
Genre/Pages: NonFiction; History; 447 pages Price: $11.99 on Amazon Rating: 4.5/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. Oh. My. Goodness. This book has quickly become one of my favorites. I had to question several times whether this was actually nonfiction or not. Larson does an excellent job weaving the facts … Continue reading The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Genre/Pages: Fantasy/Fiction; 401 pages Price: $9.99 on Amazon Rating: 3.5/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. Overall I really enjoyed reading The Night Circus. It was extremely well written and easily read. This wasn't a book I would've normally picked up, as the genre isn't one of my favorites. However, … Continue reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
There's an epidemic sweeping out nation. Specifically in my corner of the world in Arkansas, its only gotten so much worse. Thankfully there is a cure! But unfortunately even though some have the cure, they won't share it with others. This epidemic is children with no home, or who are bounced from house to house … Continue reading Wake up Church
Genre/Pages: Historical Fiction; 373 pages Price: $16.99 on Amazon Rating: 4.5/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. Truth be told, I had totally forgotten what this book was about by the time I finally started reading it. BUT I'M SO GLAD THAT I DID! I zoomed through this book and … Continue reading The Macedonian by Nicholas Guild
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When I came to head with the blows of depression my senior year of high school, it was just the beginning of dealing with and learning about mental illness. At the time I thought to have anxiety was to have panic attacks. The most severe outward expression was what I pictured. But just like with depression, I’m learning it takes on many forms of outward physical tolls. More often than not, the two feed on one another. Pin pointing the underlying issue can be rather difficult.
Today anxiety ruled the majority of my day. Objectively speaking, my life is blessed and stress free. Currently I don’t have a job. I’m engaged to be married in five months to my best friend. I live rent and worry free under my parents household. I don’t not have a job because I don’t want to. My fiancé knows me well. Right now, it…
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Genre: Christian Romance/Mystery; 416 pages Price: $9.68 on Amazon Rating: 4/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. FANTASTIC! Politano kept me guessing with each new chapter as to who the "villain" of the story actually was. I love that this had the feel of a book within a book. If … Continue reading Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano
Genre: Mystery with a touch of Romance; 352 pages Price: $9.99 on Amazon (Releasing December 12, 2017) Rating: 3.5/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. A good solid read. I loved the mystery aspect as well as the romance thread sprinkled through Gilbert's writing. I love that the heroine is … Continue reading A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert
Genre: NonFiction (Poetry); 97 pages Price: $12.79 on Amazon Rating: 4/5 *I received this book from NetGally in exchange for an honest review. If you struggle with depression or know someone who does, this book is for you! I was aware of Benaim through some of her performance poetry videos and she has somehow given … Continue reading Depression & Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim