Book Review: So Shines the Night by Tracy L. Higley

From Chapter 1, I couldn't put down this Christian fiction novel, So Shines the Night (March 2013) by Tracy L. Higley. Daria is a young, beautiful scholar in first century Greece. She's also a widow, harboring secrets about her late husband. Lucas is a charming merchant with a gregarious personality, who convinces Daria to flee to his home in … Continue reading Book Review: So Shines the Night by Tracy L. Higley

Book Review: Grace, Gold & Glory, My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle Douglas with Michelle Burford

I was faithfully supporting young Gabby Douglas during the 2012 Summer Olympics, from the time she was selected for the only guaranteed spot on Team USA, ’til the moment she made Olympic history as the first woman of color and African American gymnast to win the individual all-around gold. Her tiny but strong frame, her … Continue reading Book Review: Grace, Gold & Glory, My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle Douglas with Michelle Burford

Book Review: Journey to the Well by Diana Wallis Taylor

Diana Wallis Taylor writes the fictional life-story of the Samaritan woman, whom Jesus meets at Jacob’s Well in the New Testament (John 4:4-26). Imaginatively, Taylor weaves the story of young Marah, a maiden from the village of Shechem, and the fateful events of her life that lead to her having had five husbands. But instead of … Continue reading Book Review: Journey to the Well by Diana Wallis Taylor