Room for Hope – Kim Vogel Sawyer
Jun15

Room for Hope – Kim Vogel Sawyer

Neva Shilling has no idea how her life will change one night as she is preparing dinner for her family: her twins, Bud and Belle, and her traveling salesman husband, Warren.  Instead of a joyful family reunion of Warren’s return, Neva is greeted by the sheriff of the town where Warren was doing business.  In his wagon, the sheriff carries furniture and three small children, along with bad news of Warren’s death.  To make things worse,...

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Space Drifters: The Emerald Enigma – Paul Regnier
Jun15

Space Drifters: The Emerald Enigma – Paul Regnier

Captain Starcrost is just your typical space cowboy: cocky, carefree, sarcastic, and with quite a large bounty on his head, a sort of Han Solo meets Mal Reynolds type of character. Picture the love child of Nathan Fillion and Harrison Ford and you come up with the first person protagonist of Paul Regnier’s debut novel. Regnier’s use of the first person is compelling and a large part of what drives the storyline and keeps reader’s...

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Embers – Ronie Kendig
Jun15

Embers – Ronie Kendig

Okay, so let me try to give you a hook for the plot. It’s complicated and, even after reading the book, I’m not sure I understand it clearly. Haegan and Kaelyria Celahar are the royal heirs of the Nine Kingdoms. Kaelyria has the power to harness fire. Haegan is a cripple. They believe they can undo the effects of Haegan’s disability by transferring Kaelyria’s ability to Haegan, but it all goes wrong and Kaelyria gains Haegan’s...

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Waking Beauty – Sarah Morin
Jun15

Waking Beauty – Sarah Morin

Waking Beauty opens with a sardonic Sleeping Beauty parody, as Arpien finds his spindle-pricked princess more than a bit dusty. Love’s first kiss is a musty mess and Princess Brierly is certain she’s still sleeping and this is but another dream. Arpien does his best, going through the postures in which he’s been trained. He delivers the Fifth Stance of Bereavement for Distant Relatives and Especially Good Cooks when he tells Brierly...

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Understanding Baptism – Bobby Jamieson

Baptism, for the vast majority of Christian denominations, is a very important topic. It’s something Jesus modeled in his ministry with his own baptism and something he commanded his followers to both submit to and perform. It’s such an all-pervasive part of Christianity that it often gets overlooked in Christian teaching because “they already know about that.” But truth is many don’t truly understand it at all. In this short volume,...

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