Tag Archives: Romance

(Book review) Letters to a Romantic: On Engagement

Since the contemporary idea of engagement is a cultural phenomenon that did not exist in the same way as when the Bible was written, scripture tells us little about how we should live as engaged individuals. Letters applies scripture to our modern concept of engagement, giving practical hints and biblical advice to those preparing to get married.

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(Book review) The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck

Reviewed by: Diane Ash, retired teacher and current librarian of the Federated Church, Sandwich, IL   Introduction Title: The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck Author: Bethany Turner Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: Paperback print book Length: 294 pages OVERVIEW Sarah Hollenbeck is a divorced writer of bestselling steamy romance novels until she becomes best friends with someone who introduces her to […]

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(Book review) All She Left Behind

Reviewed by:  Elijah Oates, a professional writing major at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.   Introduction Title: All She Left Behind Author: Jane Kirkpatrick Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: print book Length: 343 pages OVERVIEW   Romances, especially Christian romances, often grow stale with their stubborn sameness. Jane Kirkpatrick, however, injects new life into the genre […]

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(Book review) Brush of wings

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Brush of wings Author: Karen Kingsbury Publisher: Howard Books Publication Date: 2016 Format:Print book Length: 326 pages OVERVIEW Brush of wings is the third book in the Angels Walking Series. This reviewer read the first but not the second yet had […]

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