Month: July 2019

2019 Carol Award Finalists

2019 Carol Award Finalists

Just recently the finalists were announced for the 2019 Carol Awards. The winners will be awarded during the gala awards dinner in San Antonio as part of ACFW’s annual conference. Here’s a peek at the finalists (Titles with links are to my reviews): Contemporary The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli, Tyndale House, editors Caleb Sjogren and […]

Posted July 7, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Awards, Spotlight / 4 Comments
Hadassah – Review Tour & Giveaway

Hadassah – Review Tour & Giveaway

About the Book Book: Hadassah Author: Diana Wallis Taylor Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Release date: July 2, 2019 One of the great heroines of the Old Testament, Hadassah was a beautiful, graceful young woman who put her faith in God and her guardian, her cousin Mordecai. She dreams of marrying Shamir, a tall, handsome, studious […]

Posted July 6, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Book Review, Giveaway / 4 Comments
First Line Friday #68

First Line Friday #68

Happy Friday! The Book I’m featuring this week is: Amazon | Goodreads After letting an involuntary squeal escape, Penny pulled the yellowed papers closer and pressed her lips to them. Yours Truly, Thomas just released earlier this week and it was one that I had been impatiently waiting for ever since I finished Fordham’s debut novel The Hope […]

Posted July 5, 2019 by thebeccafiles in First Line Friday / 23 Comments
2019 INSPY Winners

2019 INSPY Winners

I was blessed to have been chosen as a judge for this year’s awards for the General Fiction category. Because of that I had to be more hush-hush over my thoughts up until the winners were announced. There was some pretty tough competition this year! Congratulations to the 2019 Inspy Award Winners! Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense Falling […]

Posted July 4, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Awards, Spotlight / 3 Comments
Where Hope Begins

Where Hope Begins

Title: Where Hope Begins Author: Catherine West Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publishing Date: May 22, 2018 Length: 368 pages About the Book: In the aftermath of her husband’s act of adultery and abandonment, Savannah must finally face the ghosts that haunt her and discover for herself whether authentic faith, grace, and ultimate healing really do exist. […]

Posted July 3, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 9 Comments
No One Ever Asked

No One Ever Asked

Title: No One Ever Asked Author: Katie Ganshert Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: Apr 3, 2018 Length: 352 pages About the Book: When an impoverished school district loses its accreditation and the affluent community of Crystal Ridge has no choice but to open their school doors, the lives of three very different women converge: Camille Gray–the […]

Posted July 3, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 6 Comments
Until the Mountains Fall (Cities of Refuge #3)

Until the Mountains Fall (Cities of Refuge #3)

Title: Until the Mountains Fall (Cities of Refuge #3) Author: Connilyn Cossette Genre: Biblical Fiction Publishing Date: July 2, 2019 Length: 352 pages About the Book: Recently widowed, Rivkah refuses to submit to the Torah law compelling her to marry her husband’s brother and instead flees Kedesh, hoping to use her talents as a scribe […]

Posted July 2, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 6 Comments
Yours Truly, Thomas

Yours Truly, Thomas

Title: Yours Truly, Thomas Author: Rachel Fordham Genre: Historical Fiction Publishing Date: July 2, 2019 Length: 320 pages About the Book: For three years, Penny Ercanbeck has been opening other people’s mail. Dead ends are a reality for clerks at the Dead Letter Office. Still she dreams of something more–a bit of intrigue, a taste of […]

Posted July 2, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 7 Comments
Danger on the Ranch  – Review Tour & Giveaway

Danger on the Ranch – Review Tour & Giveaway

About the Book Book:Danger on the Ranch Author: Dana Mentink Genre: Inspirational romantic suspense Release date: June 1, 2019 After putting his serial killer brother in prison, former US marshal Mitch Whitehorse chooses a solitary country life—until his brother escapes. Now Mitch’s former sister-in-law, Jane Reyes, needs protection…for herself and the toddler she’s kept a […]

Posted July 1, 2019 by thebeccafiles in Book Review, Giveaway / 5 Comments