Welcome to First Line Fridays! First Line Fridays a fun meme hosted by Hoarding Books! The aim of the game? Grab the book closest to you and share the first line! Title: Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love Author: William H. Willimon Genre: Christian Nonfiction Length: 91 Pages (Paperback) First lines: "Thanks to fellow Christians… Continue reading First Line Fridays #3: “Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love” by William H. Willimon
I had the chance to interview TEDx speaker and rare disease mom, Kristin Smedley, about her new book and how she is changing the way the world sees blindness. When both of Smedley's sons were born with a rare disease that caused them to lose their sight, she and her family chose thriving over merely surviving.
Amanda Lovelace's writing inspired me to pick up my pen and write my own chapbook. "the mermaid's voice returns in this one," is the perfect conclusion to her "women are some kind of magic," series
Invitation to Poetry by Romanian poet Mihai Brinais is a brief heartfelt collection that encourages the reader to explore the themes of love and nature through the written word.
She's My Dad by Jonathan Williams and Paula Williams is a heartbreaking and poignant memoir that made me feel deeply for Paula and her story.
The Church has a long history of supporting the arts. During the middle ages in Europe, the church was responsible for the education and formation of the people. During a time when the majority of the people lived with the ever looming threat of starvation, the church provided a home and a livelihood for young people… Continue reading Book Clubs: A Christian Tradition
I would like to give a sincere thank you to the very talented author Maggie Jane Schuler for her incredibly kind and thoughtful review of my chapbook Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse. I am deeply touched by her kind words. You can check out the whole review on her blog! (I've reblogged it here)… Continue reading Holland’s Poems Touch the Human Condition and More!
Title: Fabio the World's Greatest Flamingo Detective- The Case of the Missing Hippo Author: Laura James Genre: Age range 6-9 years, Fun & Lighthearted Fantasy Length: 144 pages Format: Paperback Summary from Goodreads In a small town on the banks of Lake Laloozee lives the world's greatest flamingo detective. His name is Fabio. He's not tall… Continue reading Book Review: Fabio: The World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective by L. James, Illustrated by #MG
Title: Jerry the Squirrel: Volume One Author: Sean P.B. Robinson Genre: Middle Grade (Ages 8-12), Fun & Lighthearted Fantasy Length: 94 Pages Available in paperback or free on Kindle Unlimited! Synopsis From Goodreads: Jerry is a Squirrel. Jerry is also an inventor. The problem is that Jerry's inventions rarely work out the way he… Continue reading Book Review: “Jerry the Squirrel” by S. Robinson w/ Author Interview #MG #Fantasy
Title: The Last Thing She Said Author: Rachel Walkley Genre: New Adult/ Women's Fiction Length: 282 pages Summary: “Beware of a man named Frederick and his offer of marriage.” Rose’s granddaughters, Rebecca, Leia and Naomi, have never taken her prophecies seriously. But now that Rose is dead, and Naomi has a new man in her… Continue reading Blog Tour: “The Last Thing She Said” by R. Walkley- Review w/ Author Q&A #NA