Category Archives: Great Weekend Reads!

Counted With the Stars, by Connilyn Cossette

It is like you are there. In Counted With the Stars, Connilyn Cossette vividly paints city life in Egypt during the time of the Pharaohs. She imagines the return of the Hebrew runaway, Moses, and the exodus of the Hebrew … Continue reading

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Ghost Heart, by Lisa Harris and Lynne Gentry

Meet an American mom who will do anything to save her daughter’s life; a US transplant surgeon working in Africa, whose patients are rejecting organs at an alarming rate; a young mom in Africa, whose albino child is both feared … Continue reading

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Living the Season Well-Reclaiming Christmas, by Jody Collins

If you’re like me, the Christmas season can spiral out of control and turn you into a grinch dealing with ten extra pounds, a stack of bills, and a eye twitch. “Comfort and joy?” Bah, humbug! Enter Jody Collins. Who, … Continue reading

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Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You… by Anita Renfroe

Remember the hilarious viral video of the lady singing “The Mom Song” to the tune of the William Tell Overture? The lyrics are made up entirely of the “repetitive and reflexive… things that mothers say day after day after day … Continue reading

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THR3E, by Ted Dekker

I thought I’d shared this book with you ages ago, but just discovered I haven’t said a word about it. THR3E is over ten years old, one of Ted Dekker’s earlier works. It’s the first book of his that I … Continue reading

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We Have Lost the Coffee, by Paul Mathews

Y’all, it’s almost getting to be annoying. In this third* book of his Kindle series, Paul Mathews puts his characters in the most hilarious, outrageous, unbelievable peril, and still makes me worry about them. Not to mention that whenever I … Continue reading

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Mother of Pearl, by Kellie Coates Gilbert

Barrie Graeber is called out of a high school faculty meeting and given the horrible news: her teenage daughter, Pearl, has been killed in a one-car accident. For a parent, it cannot get any worse than that, right? Wrong. It … Continue reading

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