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 Blog / 0 Comments

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 Book Review / 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 Blog / 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 Book Review / 6 Comments