About the Book Judy only has one friend: her goldfish, Marlie. With Marlie gone, who can Judy rely on? Goldfish Secrets is the short story prequel to The Lady of the Vineyard. Book Review Introduction: I wanted a short read and this one fit the bill perfectly. Characters: 1/1 The characters were super sweet. I […]
Title: The Merchant’s Daughter Written By: Melanie Dickerson Genre: Christian Historical Fiction/Fairy Tale Retelling Recommended Ages: 13 & up Introduction: Beauty and the Beast has always been my favorite fairy tale. So when I realized this one was a retelling of that tale, I had to read it. This is my second time reading it, […]
Title: The Fairest Beauty Written By: Melanie Dickerson Genre: Medieval Historical Fiction/Fairy Tale Retelling Recommended Ages: 13 & up Introduction: I’ve read this book before, but never so close to reading the other books in the series. It was fun getting reacquainted with the characters in the first book of the series. But that wasn’t […]
Title: The Healer’s Apprentice Written By: Melanie Dickerson Genre: Christian Historical Fiction/Fairy Tale Retelling Recommended Ages: 13 & up Introduction: I read this book once before and remember enjoying it. This is a Sleeping Beauty retelling. It doesn’t have any magic and there are quite a few differences from the original tale, but it is […]
Title: Picking Daisy Written By: Valerie Howard Genre: Contemporary Christian Fiction Recommended Ages: 13 & up Introduction: For a while now, I’ve been interested in the whole foster care/adoption types of things. But I didn’t know a lot about it. My parents did foster care for babies when I was young, so we never had […]
Title: Joseph of Arimathea Written By: Sarah Holman Narrated By: Stephen Floyd Genre: Christian Biblical Fiction Recommended Ages: Any Introduction: I haven’t read much fiction about the resurrection, so I was interested to listen to this book. I am glad I did.
Title: The Case of the Cereal Robber Written By: Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick Genre: Christian Children’s Mystery Recommended Ages: Any Introduction: I’ve been waiting for this book for a long time. I read the first two right after they came out and then waited. And waited. And waited. Finally, there’s another book about Mia! And it […]
Title: Befriended Written By: Sarah Holman Genre: Christian Romance with mild Fantasy elements (mostly the names of people and places) Recommended Ages: Any, but teens and older would enjoy it more Introduction: I hadn’t read any of Sarah’s Tales of Taelis stories before, so this was my first taste of them. I enjoyed it and […]
Title: Emmeline Written By: Sarah Holman Narrated by: J. Grace Pennington Genre: Vintage Christian Fiction Recommended Ages: Any Introduction: Though Emma isn’t my absolute favorite Jane Austen book, it is one of them and I was excited to listen to this retelling.
Title: Enjoy the Poodle Skirt Written By: Kate Willis Genre: Christian Children’s book Recommended Ages: Any Introduction: I needed something quick to read before bed and remembered this one on my kindle. I decided to try it out and I’m so glad I did.