The Red Review

So Many Books… So Little Time!

by Julie Klassen “The part of the abbey you inhabit is undoubtedly haunted.” Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey Murder. Mystery. Love. Haunted Abbey. Personally, I have never been one to read murder mystery novels. Although I do love intrigue, I just didn’t enjoy the stress of trying to figure out “whodunit” in the length of a …

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by Jody Hedlund “Whatever might lie ahead, they wouldn’t walk around the hardships and aim only for the wellsprings. Instead, they’d walk hand in hand through the difficulties, growing stronger together.” Never Leave Me I have long revered the writings of Jody Hedlund for years and have devoured every book of hers that I could …

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by Jody Hedlund “Come back to me.” The soft words floated in Marian’s consciousness. “I have loved you, Marian, as I have loved no other.” Come Back to Me Growing up, I hated reading. Truly being forced to read a particular book for school was my least favorite thing. Really being forced to do anything, …

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by Jill Eileen Smith One of my favorite genres that I have recently discovered over this year of reviewing books is Biblical Fiction. Prior to reading my first Connilyn Cossette novel, I would have said I would not have enjoyed a book written during Biblical times as I would have worried over an author’s differing …

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by Jennifer Deibel I know you want what’s best for the lass, but I think y’er confusin’ the idea of best with the idea of safe. A Dance in Donegal One of my favorite aspects of reviewing novels is being apart of someone’s dream. If my review somehow inspires someone to read a book they …

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by Sarah Sundin “But there’s a mob. A violent mob.” His expression managed to be gentle and firm at the same time. “Yes, you can handle yourself. But you don’t have to handle it alone.” When Twilight Breaks About a year ago, I discovered Sarah Sundin when I came across The Land Beneath Us and …

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by Julie Klassen “The news of the wreck it soon spread along shore, And women and men ran for gain; Thus numbers they harden each other the more, That love of curst money may reign.” Religious tract by an anonymous clergyman, A Castaway in Cornwall Back at it again with another instant favorite, Julie Klassen’s …

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by Jody Hedlund Had he expected the good Lord to take away his problems and make everything work out? What if he’d been pulling away from God and blaming Him when things didn’t go the way he wanted? A Cowboy for Keeps Ever since a trusted friend recommended An Uncertain Choice over six years ago, …

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by Lisa Renfrow The trouble that Worfner foresaw was the government’s overhaul of the religious system and its literature. The leaders of Centre Pointe removed what they didn’t care for and kept what was profitable, non-controversial, and pleasing to the ear. The original text was never printed again, and in time it was forgotten. Breaking …

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by Kristi Ann Hunter “Such honesty requires boldness. You have to look at what you really want and articulate it. Sometimes in doing that we learn what we actually want isn’t what we initially thought.” Vying for the Viscount The queen of Regency, Kristi Ann Hunter, is back at it again with a brand new …

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