Review: Captured by Love (Michigan Brides #3) by Jody Hedlund


**This review appears in the November 2014 issue of Family Fiction Magazine** It is 1814 and the British have taken hold of Mackinac Island and its fort, forcing American residents to swear an oath of loyalty to the British crown in order to retain their land. Pierre Durant is a voyageur–a fur trader who left […]

GIVEAWAY: Lauraine Snelling The Seasons of Grace Sweepstakes


In bestselling author Lauraine Snelling’s new novel, To Everything A Season, the tight-knit town of Blessing, North Dakota faces change and challenge at every turn. In the middle of the maelstrom is young Trygve Knutson. He’s devoted to his family and his community, but he sometimes dreams of other horizons–especially since meeting Miriam Hastings. Miriam […]

Author Interview: Lorie Ann Grover talks about her new YA novel Hit

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About the Book After receiving a full-ride scholarship to Mills College for Girls, it appears Sarah’s future is all laid out before her that is until she walks into a poetry class led by Mr. Haddings, a student teacher from the nearby University of Washington. Suddenly, life on the UW campus seems very appealing, and […]

Captain Hook is a bit of a “Fixer Upper”

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Source A sign of true friendship is someone who understands, nay, CELEBRATES your fondness for a particular pirate and sends you ridiculous Youtube compilation videos on their lunch break. One such friend used her lunch hour to track down my favourite Frozen song and favourite Once Upon a Time couple in one fantastically cheesy creation. She […]

Review: Destined for Doon (Doon #2) by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

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In this sequel to the bestselling Doon, Mackenna realizes she made a horrible mistake–choosing to follow her dreams of Broadway instead of staying in the enchanted land of Doon. To make everything worse, she’s received her Calling–proof she and Duncan are each other’s one true love–and it’s pure torment, especially when visions of the very alluring Scottish […]

Author Interview and Giveaway: Stephanie Landsem on her new novel The Thief

About The Book Longinus is a Roman centurion haunted by death and failure. Desperate to escape the accursed Judean province, he accepts a wager. If he can catch the thieves harassing the marketplace before Passover, heíll earn a transfer away from the troublemaking Jews. Nissa is a Jewish woman with a sharp tongue and no […]