Month: March 2018

Hagar: Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me

Title: Hagar: Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me Author: Shadia Hrichi Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Bible Study/Devotional   About the Book: “You are “The God Who Sees Me.” Discover a close relationship with God no matter the pain or suffering in your life. Witness the depths of God’s compassion through the eyes of Hagar, a runaway slave […]

Posted March 22, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 0 Comments

Read and Encourage Reading!

Have you ever watched the movie Matilda? As a kid it was one of my favorite movies. I remember one of the lines the dad says in the movie is “there’s nothing you can get from a book that you can’t get from a television faster.” Not to age myself, but I was 9 when the […]

Posted March 22, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Blog / 0 Comments

A Refuge Assured

Title: A Refuge Assured Author: Jocelyn Green Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Christian Historical Fiction   About the Book: Lacemaker Vivienne Rivard never imagined her craft could threaten her life. Yet in revolutionary France, it is a death sentence when the nobility, and those associated with them, are forced to the guillotine. Vivienne flees to Philadelphia but finds the […]

Posted March 21, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 0 Comments

Likes and Dislikes

In case you couldn’t guess by the type of blog this is, I love to read. While there is a lot that I will read, I admit I have my favorites. I fully believe that my love of reading came from my maternal grandmother. I almost always saw her with a book in her hands. I remember […]

Posted March 19, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 1 Comment

Veiled By Privilege (Radical #1)

Title: Veiled By Privilege Author: Anne Garboczi Evans Series: Radical Book 1 Genre: Christian Fiction About the Book:  “CIA field officer Joe Csontos is desperate to discover Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula’s next target before thousands of Americans die. Atheist grad student in Middle Eastern studies, Kay Bianchi needs a dissertation project riveting enough to pass muster […]

Posted March 16, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 1 Comment

Yella’s Prayers

Title: Yella’s Prayers Author: Nadine C Keels Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Christian Fiction   About the Book: She awoke with a gasp, sitting up. “God? Was that You?”  A pivotal year awaits Bless, a young woman who hides her passion: her music. She’s not exactly friends with T’meal, a talented athlete who won’t explain why he’s passed up […]

Posted March 16, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 0 Comments

The Hidden Side

Title: The Hidden Side Author: Heidi Chiavaroli Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Publishing Date: May 8, 2018   About the Book: New York, 2016 Natalie Abbott offers answers for hurting listeners on her popular radio program. But she struggles to connect with her teenagers, with her daughter in an unhealthy relationship and her son uncommunicative and isolated. […]

Posted March 16, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 6 Comments

Keturah (The Sugar Baron’s Daughters #1)

Title: Keturah Author: Lisa T. Bergren Series: The Sugar Baron’s Daughters #1 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction   About the Book: In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father’s estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage. […]

Posted March 13, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 1 Comment

The Ever-Growing TBR

Ever heard of the phrase “It’s not hoarding if it’s books?” No, I’m not actually hoarder status, but I’m not going to lie I laugh at myself and say the phrase about every time I buy or am given a new book to read. Last year was the first since probably primary school that I actually […]

Posted March 10, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Blog / 0 Comments

I Can Only Imagine

Title: I Can Only Imagine Author: Bart Millard (With Robert Noland) Series: Stand-alone Genre: Memoir You don’t have to be a Christian to have heard of the song “I Can Only Imagine,” sung by the group MercyMe. Back in the early 2000’s it was a quick hit in both the Christian and secular music worlds. Almost 20 years […]

Posted March 9, 2018 by thebeccafiles in / 2 Comments