Joanie Hileman’s 32 Miracle Stories

Miracles: 32 True Stories by Joanie Hileman Self-published at Amazon Kindle, December 2011, 209 pages Genre: Inspirational nonfiction Joanie Hileman was not a writer, but the Lord kept bugging her to write this book. Finally she did it. She gathered testimonies of...

The 13th Tribe by Robert Liparulo, a review

The 13th Tribe by Robert Liparulo Published 2012 by Thomas Nelson, 416 pages Genre: Christian suspense Jagger Baird felt like he was losing his mind¬† in the aftermath of a horrific car accident that took the lives of dear friends. Now he’s taken his family to a...

Replication by Jill Williamson, a review

Replication by Jill Williamson Published December 2011 by Zonderkidz Genre: Christian young adult suspense with sci-fi flavoring Abby Goyer’s not too happy when her scientist father moves her to Alaska from Washington, D.C. He’s secretive about his new...

Deceit by Brandilyn Collins, a review

Deceit by Brandilyn Collins Published 2010 by Zondervan, 320 pages Genre: Christian suspense Joanne Weeks’ best friend Linda vanished six years ago. Linda’s husband remarried, and now the second wife is dead too, ostensibly from a fall down the stairs. The...

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand, a review

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand Published 2011 by HarperCollins, 435 pages Genre: Young adult supernatural Clara, 16 years old, learns from her mother that she is 1/4 angel. What?? There’s a verse in Genesis to support the mixing of angel and humankind:¬† “The...

Lucky Baby by Meredith Efken, a review

Lucky Baby by Meredith Efken Published 2010 by Howard Books, 293 pages Genre: Christian Women’s Fiction with magical realism Meg Lindsay is a Christian woman who is still affected by her controlling, mean mother. Finally she gets around her wounded heart enough...