Character Spotlight: Kathleen Y’Barbo’s Sessa & Trey with a giveaway Character Spotlight: Just One Summer’s Joss, Sydney, Lennon, & Owen…with a giveaway Character Spotlight: Lori Benton’s Anna & Two Hawks with a giveaway Character Spotlight: Allison Pittman’s Nola & Russ…with a giveaway

A Sister’s Test by Wanda E Brunstetter ~ Tracy’s Take

What is it about?

Ruth is the middle daughter of the Hostettler family. Her heart’s desire is to marry and fill her home with children. After a bit of a false start Ruth and Martin Gingerich begin courting. Ruth has much to look forward to as she and Martin begin planning their future together.

Amid the joy of planning a wedding and looking ahead to a life that fulfils and satisfies, the Hostettler home is vandalised on more than one occasion, marring their otherwise peaceful life. Who is responsible for the attacks, and what is their motivation? As the

Single Sashimi by Camy Tang

Hard work and determination helped Venus Chau shed her excess pounds and transformed her into a woman of beauty. Yet in her heart she harbours the pain of rejection and dismissal she experienced for all those years before.

When Drake Yu, the man who humiliated her in the past, asks her to join his sister’s gaming company, Venus is adamant in her refusal until she is passed over for a promotion and her Grandma makes her an offer she can’t refuse.

Forced together, Venus can see a change in Drake’s behaviour but her inner fear and anger still dominates her

Coming to Relz Reviewz ~ Character Spotlight!

Ever connect with a character in a novel?

Wish he or she was real person?

Wonder how the author created such a fun, fearless, or thought provoking character?

Well, wonder no more! Here at Relz Reviewz we are going behind the scenes to find out more about some of the characters you have come to know and love through the eyes of their very own creators, the authors themselves.

On Monday 29th September, my first Character Spotlight will highlight Rachel Hauck’s engaging artist, Elle Garvey from Love Starts With Elle.

Please drop by on Monday to enjoy Rachel’s insights

Upcoming releases from Thomas Nelson

Some amazing books coming in December and early 2009 from Thomas Nelson! Click on the titles and Author names for more :)

Sweetwater Gap by Denise Hunter

Josephine doesn’t want to return to North Carolina to help with the harvest, but her family insists. As she walks through the orchard, memories of the accident haunt her and she’s determined to talk her family into selling. There’s just one obstacle—Grady MacKenzie, the manager. Can she convince him—or will her heart overrule her?

Releasing December, 2008

Tuck by Stephen Lawhead

The story of Rhi Bran y Hud-Robin Hood-concludes as

Stealing Bradford by Melody Carlson ~ Chloe-Anne’s Take

The girls at the Carter House are settling down and forming new friendships. Even Casey is slowly on her way back to becoming herself again. The Carter girls are going back to school and for some of them it’s a new school where they know very few people. All of the girls have no trouble fitting in except for Casey. People are picking on her because of the way she dresses and acts. Will DJ look out for her old friend before Casey gets into real trouble?

Taylor can not stay away from the boys… She has given up trying

CFBA Blog Tour of When the Soul Mends by Cindy Woodsmall

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

When The Soul Mends

WaterBrook Press (September 16, 2008)


Cindy Woodsmall


Cindy Woodsmall is a veteran homeschool mom. As her children progressed in age, her desire to write grew stronger. After working through reservations whether this desire was something she should pursue, she began her writing journey. Her husband was her staunchest supporter as she aimed for what seemed impossible.

Her first novel, When The Heart Cries, released in 2006 to much acclaim and became a Christian Book Association best seller. Cindy was a 2007 ECPA