Month: March 2018

Thank You Jesus for the Cross!

This is not a post about books. This is a post about Jesus my savior. I will not be posting this weekend due to celebrating Resurrection Sunday (aka Easter) with family and friends. I didn’t want the weekend to go by without calling attention to what this weekend is all about though. This weekend is […]

Posted March 31, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 2 Comments

First Line Friday #2

Happy Good Friday everyone! This week the book that I’m featuring for First Line Friday is: Safely Home By: Randy Alcorn Amazon | Goodreads My First Line: Three men watched intently as peculiar events occurred, one right after the other, on opposite sides of the globe. Safely home was the first book that introduced me […]

Posted March 30, 2018 by thebeccafiles in First Line Friday / 6 Comments

For Life or Until (Love & Warfare #1)

Title: For Life or Until Author: Anne Garboczi Evans Series: Love and Warfare #1 Genre: Historical Fiction   About the Book: Subduing the barbaric hordes came easy, until he married one of them. Everyone in the Celtic Catuvellauni village assumed Ness would marry the man she had loved since age fifteen. Their eventual matrimony seemed […]

Posted March 28, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 0 Comments

Appreciation for the Author’s Note

Have you ever read an intense and emotionally gripping book that left you questioning if any of it was based on real life? Or have you ever wondered what made the author’s mind create such a drama? I used to be one of those people who read a book and ignored any of the “extras” […]

Posted March 28, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 0 Comments

Together Forever (Orphan Train #2)

Title: Together Forever Author: Jody Hedlund Series: Orphan Train #2 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction About the Book: “Marianne Neumann has one goal in life: to find her lost younger sister, Sophie. When Marianne takes a job as a placing agent with the Children’s Aid Society in 1858 New York, she not only hopes to give children […]

Posted March 27, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 0 Comments

A Very Different World

There are two motto’s I like to say about myself. One is “if it weren’t for my camera and electricity I’d be Amish” and the other is “I was born 100 years too late.” While yes, I usually say them trying to be funny- I also kinda believe them. I absolutely love talking to older folks […]

Posted March 25, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 0 Comments

An Awakened Heart (Orphan Train #0.5)

Title: An Awakened Heart Author: Jody Hedlund Series: Orphan Train #0.5 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction   About the Book: Trying to heal the ache she feels in her empty life, wealthy Christine Pendleton decides to volunteer at Centre Street Chapel. Ministering to one of the most deprived parts of New York City, the chapel aims at […]

Posted March 24, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 2 Comments

With You Always (Orphan Train #1)

Title: With You Always Author: Jody Hedlund Series: Orphan Train #1 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction   About the Book: “Could following the opportunity of a lifetime cost them the love of their lives? One of the many immigrants struggling to survive in 1850s New York, Elise Neumann knows she must take action to care for her […]

Posted March 23, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 2 Comments

First Line Friday #1

I have decided to join the fun for First Line Fridays! The first book I am featuring is: With You Always by Jody Hedlund. Goodreads | Amazon My First Line:  Elise Neumann stared out the cracked third-story window to the muddy street below, watching the omnibuses and carriages slog their way through the muck.  Full review can […]

Posted March 23, 2018 by thebeccafiles in First Line Friday / 16 Comments

I Dream of England

One of the phrases I say regularly is “I just want to travel to England so I can sit on a bench and listen to people talk.” Now, obviously there are more reasons than that, but I absolutely love listening to English Accents. In the past I thought it was just my own personal opinion without […]

Posted March 23, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 0 Comments