The Noel Stranger 2
“I was lost in an emotional wilderness, and I needed all the help I could get.” Maggie cannot step a foot outside of her house without feeling the whole world is watching her. After suffering through a very public and humiliating divorce to a local politician, she spends most of […]

The Noel Stranger by Richard Paul Evans

Beloved devotional
“Thankfully, the Bible has so much more to say about the unique challenges – the heartaches and the high points – of being female.” Finding time for a daily devotional is often a New Year’s resolution. Some books and devotionals can make this resolution easier to follow. Beloved: 365 Devotions […]

Beloved: 365 Devotions for Young Women by Lindsay E. Franklin

The Husband's Secret
If you are stopping by to find questions for your book club, please leave a note for me telling me where you are from! Welcome to the November Online Book Club. This month we’re discussing The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty. Cecilia happens upon a letter in the attic addressed to her […]

Online Book Club: The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Teen's Guide to Social Media
“Your phone is not your problem. The problem is when we let our phone captivate us so significantly with the unimportant that we ignore the important all around us.”  Parents today are raising teenagers in an entirely different world than has ever existed. The connections with the Internet, Wifi, smartphones […]

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media: 21 Tips to Wise ...

House of Gold
“It was a secret as small as a leaf. It belonged only to her.” Greta was born into the elite financial family Goldbaum and wants for nothing in life until she is forced to marry a distant cousin and realizes love may be completely out of her reach in House […]

House of Gold by Natasha Solomons

Louisiana's Way Home
“The world was beautiful. It surprised me, how beautiful it kept on insisting on being. In spite of all the lies, it was beautiful.” Louisiana Elephante is awoken in the middle of the night by her grandmother, loaded into their car and taken away from the place she has settled […]

Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

No Traveller Returns
“The average man travels in the same world in which the adventurer lives; but if he goes to China he carries St. Paul, Waukegan, Macon or Pawhuska right with him.” The crew of the SS Lichenfield knows there is danger in what they do – going out to see carrying […]

No Traveller Returns by Louis L’Amour

At the Water's Edge
“The monster—if there was one—never revealed itself to me again. But what I had learned over the past year was that monsters abound, usually in plain sight.”  Maddie has lived a life devoid of love. She is an afterthought to her parents with a father focused on business and a […]

At The Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

Rising Tide series
“The scene was surreal. A large vessel had planted itself firmly along the side of the Orion. Neither vessel was moving. It’s as though they’ve been fused together on contact.” The ocean waters have risen, leaving very little livable land on Earth and only one source of oil out in […]

Rising Tide Series by Lynn Steigleder