Wednesday, June 24, 2015

"Summer's List"

Book info
About the book:
Summer's List (River North, June 2015)

A dying wish alters the course of a young woman's life.

Life hadn't been easy for Summer Snow. In acts of selflessness---caring for her ailing parents and running her grandmother's bookstore---she had forfeited her youth and dreams for the needs of others. And the only tries she had at love . . . didn't turn out. She had the bookstore, she had her beloved granny, but she was missing something---or someone.

Opportunity strikes when Granny sends Summer on an unexpected adventure with one Martin Langtree, a kind but gangly young man from Summer's past. A childhood friendship is rekindled, a romance is sparked, and mysteries are solved in one magical Texas summer. Will Summer strike out on love again, or will things finally go her way?

Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1GKqprL
About the author:
Best-selling and award-winning author, Anita Higman, has over thirty books published (several coauthored) for adults and children. She's been a Barnes & Noble "Author of the Month" for Houston and has a BA degree, combining speech communication, psychology, and art. Anita loves good movies, exotic teas, and brunch with her friends.

Find Anita online: website, Twitter, Facebook






My Review:
"Summer's List" is a sweet, touching read. Summer set aside her own dreams to care for others and although she did this she has been content with her life and how it is turning out.  However, one night her life is completely turned upside down - Summer is suddenly single, she finds out devastating news from her grandmother and she is given a list on gold paper. 
I realty enjoyed this book, the storyline, the characters, how nicely the story flowed and everything that was woven into the story.  This is a quick read as you are not going to want to put it down as you will become completely immersed in the story and in Summer's life and fulfilling the list. 

To read other reviews included on this blog tour, go here!

*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.

Monday, June 22, 2015

"The Little Paris Bookshop"


"The Little Paris Bookshop" appealed to me with the blurb that I read as I love books, bookshops, everything books.  However, there was so much more to this story than I initially thought and I was drawn right into the story and into the book world.  Psychology is a big part of this book as well and I have a degree in psychology so this made the book even more so appealing to me.  The characters each have their own quirks, and this with the love, secrets, guilt and forgiveness make it an irresistible read.  I was caught up in the story and transported to a different part of the world and into the minds of these individuals and into the lives that they have built for themselves and also into the world of books.  This would be a great book to lose yourself in this summer while lounging on the beach or relaxing in the shade at home or anywhere you enjoy to read. 

For more information about this book, go here!

And you can even read chapter 1! http://www.readitforward.com/book-apothecary/

** "I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review."




"Two Roads Home"

Book info
About the book:
Two Roads Home (Abingdon Press, June 2015)

What if it's too late for dreams to come true?

Minor---but-nagging setbacks continue to sour Grant and Audrey Whitman's initiation into the world of innkeeping, but larger challenges brew when an innocent flirtation leads to big trouble for the Whitmans' son-in-law, Jesse. Jesse Pennington's friendly, outgoing personality has always served him well, especially in a career that has earned him and his wife Corinne a very comfortable lifestyle. But Corinne and Jesse are both restless---and for similar reasons, if only they could share those with each other. Instead, too many business trips and trumped-up charges of harassment from a disgruntled coworker threaten their marriage and possibly put their three precious daughters at risk.

With their life in disarray, God is tugging at their hearts to pursue other dreams. Can Corinne and Jesse pick up the pieces of what was once a wonderful life before it all crumbles beneath them?

Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1BdaEcG
About the author:
Deborah Raney's books have won numerous awards, including the RITA, National Readers Choice Award, HOLT Medallion, and the Carol Award, and have twice been Christy Award finalists. She and her husband, Ken, recently traded small-town life in Kansas-the setting of many of Deborah's novels-for life in the (relatively) big city of Wichita, where they enjoy gardening, antiquing, movies, and traveling to visit four children and a growing brood of grandchildren who all live much too far away.

Find Deborah online: website, Twitter, Facebook




My Review:
 Before I was even done with book #1 in the Chicory Inn series by Deborah Raney, I knew that this was a must-read series for me, meaning as soon as the next books were out I had to have them to read!  "Home to Chicory Lane" set the scene for this series as the family home is being converted into an inn as a couple is dealing with an empty nest or so they thought.  Now, "Two Roads Home" continues on with the family but focuses more on daughter Corinne and her husband and their daughters.  Jesse and Corinne are faced with challenges that result in some major life changes and really learn what it is like to be a team.  I really do not want to say too much about the storyline as I do not want to give anything away.  This book is just so good that I highly recommend it.  It ties in the country charm of a cute inn, but also the characters are so real as they are dealing with real-life issues and their lives are not romanticized in the least.  I found myself cringing and questioning some of the actions and decisions made and cheered at other moments; now I am eagerly looking forward to book #3 to see how things are going in these characters' lives once more. 


To read more reviews included on this blog tour, go here!


*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Book Review - "Desperate Measures"

Kate won't be safe until all of Port Aster's secrets are revealed Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the supposed "miracle plant" that tore apart her family years ago. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding her father's disappearance. She's willing to risk anything to find the truth, including her relationship with Detective Tom Parker. But with so many people in pursuit of the plant, going it alone might be a fatal mistake.

Award-winning author Sandra Orchard pulls out all the stops in this breakneck and breathtaking conclusion to the Port Aster Secrets series.


What people are saying about the Port Aster Secrets series

"Romantic suspense maven Orchard plunges readers into the fray immediately. The writing is ├╝ber-dramatic and the action hectic."--Publishers Weekly

"I couldn't put it down."--Margaret Daley, author of the Men of the Texas Rangers series

"A fun, sometimes quirky whodunit, full of everything a mystery lover is looking for, including a dash of romance."--Lisa Harris, Christy Award-winning author of Dangerous Passage


Sandra Orchard is the award-winning author of several books including Deadly Devotion, winner of the 2014 The Word Award for suspense, and Blind Trust. Her Love Inspired Suspense titles have garnered two Canadian Christian Writing Awards and a Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award. Sandra has also received a Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. She lives in Ontario, Canada. Learn more at www.sandraorchard.com.


My Review:
I have been looking forward to this book ever since I finished book #2 in the trilogy and I was not disappointed at all with this conclusion.  Sandra has created an excellent series with these three books as she was able to create wonderful characters and immediately draw the reader into the characters' lives and tie in together secrets, relationships and suspense.  Kate and Tom both became so real to me as did the entire community.  I highly recommend this trilogy for those whom enjoy romantic suspense. 


*Thanks to the Revell Reads Program for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Colleen Coble’s Melt into Summer Giveaway and ‘A Heart’s Betrayal’ Blog Tour


Heart's Betrayal Colleen Coble
Emmie finds shelter in the arms of a soldier in Fort Laramie, Wyoming, but will her big secret drive them apart? Find out in book four, A Heart's Betrayal, of Colleen Coble's A Journey of the Heart series. Suddenly displaced, powerless, and ashamed, Emmie can’t stay in Wabash, Indiana. She makes a hopeful start for Fort Laramie to find her friend Sarah Montgomery and a new beginning. But when she arrives, she discovers she’s pregnant—and without a husband. The new start she’d hoped for slips from her fingers.

Melt into summer with a new giveaway from Colleen: four books (books one–four in Colleen's A Journey of the Heart series) and a box of chocolates to pair with your new books!

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One grand prize winner will receive:
  • A copy of A Heart's Betrayal
  • A box of Colleen's favorite chocolate truffles from DeBrand Fine Chocolates
  • A copy of A Heart's Disguise
  • A copy of A Heart's Obsession
  • A copy of A Heart's Danger
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 30th. Winner will be announced July 1st on Colleen's website.

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Book info
About the book:
A Heart's Betrayal (Thomas Nelson, June 2015)

Emmie finds shelter in the arms of a soldier, but her secret could drive them apart.

When Emmie Croftner answered the door to her late husband's home, she discovered an awful truth: her deceased husband was a bigamist. And what's more, the home she thought she inherited never belonged to her at all.
Suddenly displaced, powerless, and ashamed, Emmie can't stay in Wabash, Indiana. She makes a hopeful start for Fort Laramie, Wyoming, to find her friend Sarah Montgomery and a new beginning. But when she arrives, she discovers she's pregnant---and without a husband. The new start she'd hoped for slips from her fingers.

But then she meets Isaac Liddle, a handsome soldier with a kind heart. When he begins to court her, Emmie wonders whether she could ever really be his---and whether she dares to tell him she is carrying another man's baby.
Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1B65ZsM

About the author:

Colleen Coble
has sold over 2 million novels worldwide. Seagrass Pier, the third installment in her acclaimed Hope Beach series, marks a new highpoint for emotion and complexity in Coble's addictive brand of romantic suspense.

Find Colleen online: website, Facebook, Twitter


My Review:
I really enjoyed "A Heart's Betrayal," the next installment in Colleen Coble's Journey of the Heart saga.  This one really dove into the personal aspects of the characters' lives and more about their family lives at the fort.  Emmie is a character whom I immediately loved and empathized with; she has not have a pleasant upbringing and thought she was living a better life until in an instant when she opened the door to a stranger and her son.  This part of the saga continues on with Sarah's life and also reunites her with her best friend as well as welcoming Emmie into her world as well.  Colleen does an excellent job with character development and also setting the scene and portraying how life must have been like for people during this time period. 

To read other reviews included on this blog tour, go here!

*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Friday, June 19, 2015

"A Friend in Me"

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About the book:
A Friend in Me (David C. Cook, June 2015)

Young women long for relational connection with women further ahead of them on the journey. Yet, without realizing it, many of us tend to distance ourselves from those in younger generations.

Can we really have close relationships with women who have different thoughts on church, different experiences with family, and different ways of talking about God? Where do we start?

In A Friend in Me, Pam Lau shows you how to be a safe place for the younger women in your life. She offers five patterns women need to internalize and practice for initiating relationships and talking about issues such as faith, forgiveness, sexuality, and vocation. Most significantly, she reminds you that there doesn't need to be a divide between generations of women. Together, we can have a global impact---and experience a deeper faith than we've ever known.

Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1RXNAmd
About the author:
Pam Lau is the author of Soul Strength and numerous articles for such publications as Christian Scholar's Review and Christianity Today. She has taught writing at George Fox University and speaks around the country at conferences and retreats. A graduate of Liberty University and Colorado State University, Lau lives near Portland, Oregon, with her husband and three daughters.


Find Pamela online: website, Twitter



My Review:
I really enjoyed Pamela Lavey Lau's book, "A Friend In Me" as it is thought-provoking and overall a guide for creating and maintaining a relationship as a mentor to a younger woman.  Growing up is difficult and is even more so when you feel alone, meaning you have no one you feel that you can go to with anything on your heart and mind.  This book addresses the concept of being a safe haven for women younger than you whom need guidance and someone they can talk with as needed.  Pamela also shares the need for these relationships and women being willing to be this type of person. This was an eye-opener but also gave me a clearer understanding of how I can be this type of person with some women whom I interact with and how I can be more of a friend and help. 

To read other reviews included on this blog tour, go here! 

*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Monday, June 15, 2015

Book Review - "Once Upon a Summertime"

She's looking for her big break. She never imagined it would depend on a blast from her past.

Managing the Value Lodge in her hometown was not what Anna Gordon had in mind when she set out in the hospitality industry. But it's a safe choice for a young woman starting out her career.

Then, out of the blue, she gets the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to reinvent herself and reinvigorate her career by moving to New York City. She applies for a management position at a stylish new hotel, The Rothsberg. But the city is full of surprises--not the least of which is discovering that Sean O'Neil, a once-upon-a-time crush, has applied for the very same position.

This sweetly romantic tale of dreams come true takes you through the storied streets of New York City--and into the depths of the human heart.


"A hard-working girl finds her happily-ever-after ending in Melody Carlson's heartwarming tale. Readers will cheer Anna's journey as a summer of new beginnings becomes a summer of unexpected love."--Lisa Wingate, bestselling author of The Prayer Box and The Story Keeper


Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of over two hundred books with sales of more than 6.5 million. She received a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in the inspirational market for her many books, including Finding Alice. She and her husband live in central Oregon. Learn more at www.melodycarlson.com.





My Review:
I always enjoy Melody's books and her latest is another great read.  "Once Upon a Summertime" is a light, summery read that is the story of Anna taking a chance and following her heart and her dreams.  Anna and Sean are both main characters whom I loved immediately and could connect with.  New York City is the setting for the book and I love the detail that is shared about the various plays they play tourist to, so many details that I felt as if I was there with them at St. Patrick's Cathedral, The Rothsberg and dinner in Little Italy.  I also loved the roles that all of the minor characters played including Marley, Max and Anna's grandmother who is filled with wisdom and love.  I highly recommend this book, it is the perfect summer read and romance. 


*Thanks to the Revell Reads Program for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Jody Hedlund’s ‘Hearts Made Whole’ Prize Pack Giveaway and Facebook Party


Hearts Made Whole Jody Hedlund
Don't miss Jody Hedlund's new book, Hearts Made Whole, a story of loss, forgiveness, hope, and true love set in 1865 Michigan. When Ryan's failings endanger others, he and Caroline realize he’s in no shape to run the lighthouse, but he’s unwilling to let anyone close enough to help. Can Caroline forgive the hurting man who costs her the role she loves?

Celebrate the release of Hearts Made Whole by entering to win an Afternoon at the Beach prize pack and RSVPing to Jody's June 23rd author chat party!

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One grand prize winner will receive:

One second-place winner will receive:

One third-place winner will receive:
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Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 23rd.Winner will be announced June 23rd at Jody's Facebook partyRSVP here!

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Book info
About the book:
Hearts Made Whole (Bethany House, June 2015)

Can she forgive the hurting man who costs her the role she loves?

After her father's death, Caroline Taylor has grown confident running the Windmill Point Lighthouse. But in 1865 Michigan, women aren't supposed to have such roles, so it's only a matter of time before the lighthouse inspector appoints a new keeper---even though Caroline has nowhere else to go and no other job available to her.

Ryan Chambers is a Civil War veteran still haunted by the horrors of battle. He's secured the position of lighthouse keeper mostly for the isolation---the chance to hide from his past is appealing. He's not expecting the current keeper to be a feisty and beautiful woman who's angry with him for taking her job and for his inability to properly run the light. When his failings endanger others, he and Caroline realize he's in no shape to run the lighthouse, but he's unwilling to let anyone close enough to help. Caroline feels drawn to this wounded soul, but with both of them relying on that single position, can they look past their loss to a future filled with hope...and possibly love?

Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1eN4pC8
About the author:
Jody Hedlund is an award-winning and bestselling historical fiction author. She won the 2011 Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, the 2011 Award of Excellence from the Colorado Romance Writers and was a finalist for Best Debut Novel in the 2011 ACFW Carol Awards. Currently she makes her home in central Michigan, with her husband and five busy children. She loves hearing from readers on Facebook and on her blog.


Find Jody online: website, Twitter, Facebook




My Review:
Set in the mid 1800's, Jody Hedlund, sets a vivid scene and story filled with historical detail in her latest book, "Hearts Made Whole."  Caroline is dealing with much in her life, including the death of her father and running the lighthouse.  However, this is deemed to be not appropriate for a woman at this time.  However, this is the only home that Caroline has.  When the job is taken away from her and given to someone else, Caroline is forced to make a choice that may not be as easy as it sounds.  I really enjoyed this book as the time period was brought to life and the characters were so real as they were facing trials in their lives, yet also learning to have hope and leaning on God which is an excellent reminder for each of us today.  I highly recommend this book!

*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Book Review - "Love's Rescue"

Can a girl enamored with the adventurous seas ever be content with the tame life of a Southern belle?
When her mother dies, Elizabeth Benjamin heads home to Key West, determined to transform herself into the perfect Southern belle her parents always wished her to be. But nothing goes according to plan. Her brother resents her, the servants do not obey her, and Rourke O'Malley, the dashing man she vowed to forget, refuses to relinquish his hold on her heart. Worst of all, it becomes painfully obvious that her father is not the man he appears to be.

As family secrets come to light, Elizabeth is faced with a difficult choice: to perform her duty and abandon her dreams, or to leave her life of privilege behind to chase the man her father sees as little better than a pirate.

From the first emotional page, author Christine Johnson throws you into a world of impossible choices, hidden desires, and heart-melting romance in the steamy South.


Christine Johnson is the author of several books for Steeple Hill and Love Inspired and has been twice named a finalist for Romance Writers of America's Golden Heart award. When not writing, she loves to hike and explore God's majestic creation. She and her husband, a Great Lakes ship pilot, split their time between northern Michigan and the Florida Keys. Learn more at www.christineelizabethjohnson.com.


My Review:
I really enjoyed this new book and start to a new series as Christine has done a fabulous job with creating characters and setting the scene.  Immediately I was drawn into the story and into Elizabeth's life and the trials she is facing.  This is such a great book that is filled with rich historical detail, family relationships and secrets, romance and wonderful characters whom I loved spending time with.  Must of the story takes place at sea and in the deep south and the societal views and traditions are woven in so well.  I am looking forward to the next book in the series!


*Thanks to the Revell Reads Program for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Book Review - "Untangled"

Think you'll never measure up? Think again.
We all want to feel valued. We crave approval and acceptance in the eyes of family, friends, and even strangers. But when we seek confirmation that we are enough using the world's standards, it seems like we always fall short. As a result, we cannot believe we are who God says we are--accepted, loved, beautiful, and treasured.

With hope-filled writing and plenty of hard-won personal advice, Carey Scott teaches you how to untangle your self-esteem from the world and anchor it in Jesus. She lovingly shows you that God was intentional in how he made you--and that he is pleased with his work. You'll learn practical strategies to escape the unattainable standards of our performance-based world. And you'll find comfort in the fact that you are not alone on the journey.

"If you feel like you're simultaneously 'too much' and 'not enough,' Carey gets you, gives you hope, and guides you to the one and only perfect One, in whose love you are complete."--Cheri Gregory, coauthor of The Cure for the "Perfect" Life

"Carey Scott offers encouragement for your heart and practical tools for your mind that will help you truly get free from insecurity."--Holley Gerth, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of You're Already Amazing

"Carey's transparency is permission for women to gently unwrap our own areas of insecurity. Her faith leads us to change and freedom."--Amy Carroll, speaker and author of Breaking Up with Perfect


Carey Scott is an author, speaker, and certified Bible life coach who challenges women to be real--not perfect--even when real is messy. She speaks to women's groups and writes an online devotional designed to help women be who God created them to be. She lives in Colorado with her husband and their two children.


My Review:
Carey Scott has written a book that so many need to read.  "Untangled" is filled with personal thoughts and also encouragement for the reader.  This focuses on so many various areas that may contribute to us feeling insecure and inadequate either as a spouse, a parent, a friend or through social media.  This is a book that I am going to read back through and really take my time with each section to really absorb and reflect on what is shared in this book.  To often how I feel and how many others feel are a direct result from others' perceptions and opinions, which is not healthy.  I highly recommend this book as it is such a great inspiring read.

*Thanks to the Revell Reads Program for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Thrilling New Read from Richard Mabry | ‘Fatal Trauma’ and the Perfect Prescription Giveaway


Fatal Trauma Richard Mabry
Can Mark find out who the shooter is before he becomes the next victim? You won't want to miss the suspense in Richard Mabry's new book, Fatal Trauma. Facing an adversary whose desires are dark and efforts are ruthless, Mark finds himself under suspicion as a killer, yet still a potential victim. When he turns to his high school sweetheart, attorney Gwen Woodruff, for help, Kelly helplessly looks on, as she hides her own feelings for the good doctor.

Richard is celebrating the release of Fatal Trauma by giving away The Perfect Prescription Prize Pack!

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One grand prize winner will receive:
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 20th. The winner will be announced June 22nd on Richard's blog.

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Book info
About the book:
Fatal Trauma (Abingdon Press, May 2015)

A gunman who has nothing to lose faces a doctor who could lose it all to prove his innocence.

When Dr. Mark Baker and Nurse Kelly Atkinson are held at the mercy of a dangerous gunman, the lives of every emergency room patient are at stake. At the end of the evening three men are dead. One of them is a police officer who couldn't be saved despite Mark's best efforts. The other two are members of the feared Zeta drug cartel.

Though the standoff is over, the killing is not, because when the drug cartel loses its members, revenge is not far behind. Facing an adversary whose desires are dark and efforts are ruthless, Mark finds himself under suspicion as a killer, yet still a potential victim. When he turns to his high school sweetheart, attorney Gwen Woodruff, for help, Kelly helplessly looks on, as she hides her own feelings for the good doctor.

At the height of the conflict, three questions remain: Who is the shooter? Who will the next victim be? And can Mark prove his innocence before the gun turns on him?

Purchase a copy: http://bit.ly/1AIM9U5
 About the author:
A retired physician, Dr. Richard Mabry is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels of medical suspense. His previous works have been finalists for the Carol Award and Romantic Times Reader's Choice Award, and have won the Selah Award. He is a past Vice-President of American Christian Fiction Writers and a member of the International Thriller Writers. He and his wife live in North Texas.


Find Richard online: website, Twitter, Facebook


My Review:
I really enjoyed this latest book from Dr. Richard Mabry as it was full of action and kept me guessing until the end!  "Fatal Trauma" begins with Mark and Kelly working to save lives, including their own, while on duty at the ER and the story takes off from there as they find themselves continually in danger.  There were so many more layers to this story than I initially though as bits and pieces of characters' lives were revealed as well as how the characters interacted with each other.  I thought I knew who was behind the shootings and attacks on Mark and Kelly, but I was wrong and I love that I was kept guessing as that really held my attention and I could not stop reading.  Dr. Mabry has a great style of writing as his medical expertise makes the story so believable and the characters so real.  The emotions were high in this book as well and I found myself talking (more like yelling at a few parts!) to the characters at the moments I thought they were in danger and needing to be more careful.  I highly recommend this book for those whom love suspense stories with romance tied in. 

To read other reviews included on this blog tour, go here!

*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Book Review - "The Good, The Bad, and the Grace of God"



Book Description from the publisher:

A Moving Story of Redemption and Second Chances


Jep Robertson, the youngest son of Duck Commander Phil Robertson, and his wife, Jessica, open up about their personal trials, their early years together, and the challenges that might have destroyed them both had the grace of God not intervened. Jep describes being molested as a child and his reluctance to tell anyone until only a few years ago, his downward spiral into drug and alcohol abuse, and the eventual intervention of his family. Jessica shares about the difficult failure of her first marriage while still a teenager and the hurt that came along with it, much of it from the church. Her insecurities spun out of control as she wondered whether she would ever be good enough or pretty enough. This book is their love story but, more importantly, their love story for God.
“We are desperate to let people know that no matter what you’ve done; no matter what you’ve lived through, you can come out of it. You can be washed clean. You are redeemed."
About the Authors


Jep Robertson
Jep first met Jessica in 2001 and they were married within two weeks of announcing their engagement. Jules Jeptha “Jep” Robertson is the youngest son of Phil and Kay Robertson from A&E’s hit series Duck Dynasty. Jessica grew up hunting with her father on the weekends in the woods of Louisiana and previously worked as a licensed real estate agent. Jep and Jessica are proud parents of 4 children: Lily, Merritt, Priscilla, and River.
Susy Flory is the author or coauthor of five books, including the New York Times bestseller Thunder Dog. Her articles have appeared in Today's Christian Woman, Enrichment Journal, Guideposts books, Kyria.com, and with Focus on the Family.


My Review:
This book is a must-read for each and every Duck Dynasty fan, but also for those whom are seeking a revitalized relationship with God.  Jep and Jessica share their hearts and their story with the readers, some of it being difficult, but ultimately to share the grace of God and let us know that God loves each of us and no matter what we have done and or what our pasts look like, we can be washed clean and redeemed.   This is a powerful message that come through to the reader.  This is an easy book to get into as the writing flows nicely and the message so powerful. 


*Thanks to the BookLook Bloggers Program for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*