April 7, 2020


Author: Julie Hall

Publisher: Julie Hall

A little background and disclaimer. Huntress is not a book I would normally pick up. One look at the cover, and I could tell that I was not anywhere near the target audience. The book is clearly written for young women. H...

March 3, 2020

Amish Vampires in Space

Author: Kerry Nietz

Publisher: Freeheads

Amish. Vampires. In Space?

If the title alone doesn’t make you curious to pick this book up, then hopefully the following review will.

What’s worse than all hell breaking loose? All hell breaking loose in t...

February 4, 2020

Mark of the Raven

Author: Morgan L. Busse

Publisher: Bethany House Publishers

An inheritance is not always a blessing.

Powerful houses make up the realm in which Lady Selene lives. As heir to the House of Ravenwood, Lady Selene is heir to a secret power to manipulate the d...

January 7, 2020

A Time to Die

Author: Nadine Brandes

Publisher: Enclave Publishing

When your daughter says it’s her favorite book by her favorite author, you must read it.


Well, I was not disappointed.

What if you knew the exact moment you would die?

Parvin Blackwater lives in such...

December 3, 2019

The Story Peddler

Author: Lindsay A. Franklin

Publisher: Enclave Publishing

Art has the power to change the world.

In a realm where the storied history of the kingdom of Tir is under the control of a tyrant, being a seller of stories can be dangerous if you are not careful...

February 28, 2018

Warning, I’ve got a burr in my saddle today.

I am increasingly concerned about how much we allow others to do our thinking for us. It drives me crazy. Too often, I have entered conversation with another about a worldview or opinion and walk away discouraged. When I talk...

February 7, 2018

I opened my eyes and sadness washed over me.

I couldn’t believe it. Here we were, on a family vacation, and I lay in bed the following morning sad. Our daughter had turned 13 a couple days earlier, and her dream birthday was to travel to Orlando to spend a couple days a...

January 24, 2018

“I’ll get to it later. I just don’t have time for that. No one’s is paying any attention anyway.”


All the above (and more) are things I have said in the last year. I had a dream of becoming a full-time writer, but you wouldn’t know it by my actions. Yes, I have...

November 9, 2016

I can’t tell you how many times as a youth pastor, I led games among a group of teenagers. Some were goofy. Others were just plain dumb. Then, there were the favorites. Among these, Ultimate Frisbee was always a winner. Any size group could play, and all you had to do...

October 24, 2016

Confession time: I love Star Wars. I guess that’s not much of a confession these days as geek-dom has become cool somehow (where was that when I was in elementary school?), but I am a Star Wars nut. While I am a bit of a purest and still hold the original trilogy as th...

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