I know this doesn’t look like fiction – that is because it isn’t! I have made an exception to my fiction only rule
Stormie Omartian has authored this wonderful book teaching kids about God and what happens when they talk to Him through prayer. My three daughters aged 9,6 and 3 love it and the reminders of God’s love and His listening ear have been good for Mum and Dad too!
The illustrations by Shari Warren are enchanting. It is a beautiful book with a powerful message which children of all ages will grasp and it makes a lovely gift …
Publicly slighted by her so called friends in English society in Oxford, Isabella Goodrich is so humiliated that stowing away with the livestock on a ship bound for China, is her preferred option!
Phineas Snowe, the mysterious missionary Isabella hopes to join evangelising the lost, is horrified when Isabella is found, delirious, weakened and in a very odorous state. He devises a plan to protect Isabella with every intention of hoisting her off the ship at the next port. Isabella’s journey is filled with intrigue, swordplay, danger and language lessons but can she prove to Phineas that God’s plan for …
Faith Thomas is a normal year eight student with problems like everyone else – family dramas, being made to hang with the new girl and having trouble with friends. On top of all that there are cheerleading difficulties.
This isn’t what everyone thinks. People think Faith does nothing wrong and has no problems because her dad is a Christian artist, she has a loving home with a caring family, she’s athletic and gets good grades.
Faith has even tried praying about her struggles and wants to find out whether God is really paying attention or whether He just can’t be
What was the best book you read this spring?
From my list ~ Autumn Blue
What book could you have done without? Nup ~ all good!
Did you try out a new author this spring? If so, which one, and will you be reading that author again?
Annette Smith and definitely
If there were books you didn’t finish, tell us why. Did you run out of time? Realize those books weren’t worth it?
Ran out of time! See below for reason why!!!!
Did you come across a book or two on other participants’ lists that you’re planning to add to …
This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingRELUCTANT RUNAWAY
(Multnomah, March 2007) by
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jill Elizabeth Nelson is a member of the CFBA. Her blog, Artistic Blogger, addresses issues about art, art theft, antiquities preservation, and the art of fiction writing. She takes art seriously – when she’s not having fun with it, that is. The To Catch a Thief Series combines her love of the written word with her love of other art forms.
The first in the series was Reluctant Burglar , second is Reluctant Runaway. In January 2008, …
When a 1972 Chevrolet Impala takes on the train known as the Silver Meteor, the outcome is a forgone conclusion. But no one expected a little boy, mute and with an unknown identity would survive and create his own whirlwind of emotion.
Chase Walker, newspaper journalist is sent by his editor to write the story about the child for the Brunswick Daily. Chase feels an immediate connection with the boy whose predicament mirrors his own traumatic childhood. Chase names him Sketch after seeing his prodigious talent for drawing.
A dark secret flavours the town of Brunswick, a story that involves …