Review: Place of Refuge by Kristina Hall

Place of Refuge by Kristina Hall

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Wow … okay, I need to take some deep breaths after that one. This entire series has been thick with suspense and danger, but this final book in the series takes everything to the highest level!

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Review: Bridgers by Angie Thompson

Bridgers: A Parable by Angie Thompson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Rating: 5 out of 5.

I always find books especially interesting that are loosely based on a Biblical story – it’s fun to watch how the author fleshes different aspects of the true story in a fictional one. And in Bridgers, Angie Thompson did an amazing job fictionally portraying the parable of the Good Samaritan.

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Review: Fled for Refuge by Kristina Hall

Fled for Refuge by Kristina Hall

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Wow, what an explosive start to the series! Given this is a dystopian book, you’re bound to have all kinds of action and suspenseful situations, but this book went beyond just mere suspense. It got to the level of tearing my heart out and making me want to scream at certain characters. (Which is a good thing.)

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Review: Glad Tidings: A Flash Fiction Advent Calendar

Glad Tidings: A Flash Fiction Advent Calendar by Angie Thompson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Rating: 5 out of 5.

I’m not sure I’ve ever read a book like this one – twenty-five short, flash fiction stories that all relate to the Christmas story. I knew I enjoyed Angie Thompson’s writing (I was fully convinced after reading A Threat and a Promise), but I wasn’t expecting every single one of these little stories to be so moving!

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Review: The Whispers God Gives: A 30-Day Devotional Book for Teen Girls by Ellen Senechal

The Whispers God Gives: A 30-Day Devotional Book for Teen Girls by Ellen Senechal

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Over the years, I’ve read through several devotionals. My favorite so far has to be Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening because it holds so many deep, well-stated truths. Other devotionals, however, especially teen/kids devotionals, have fallen flat for me. They come off shallow and very simple, which was a little annoying even back when I was a teen. However … The Whispers God Gives is a completely different story!

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