Lines of Life

NetGalley Fall

Fall 2020: NetGalley Book Line Up

Happy fall! NetGalley is a site that allows readers to apply to read early copies of books for review purposes. The books that I read through NetGalley that were released during fall 2020 varied from several suspense, two women’s fiction, a rom-com and a Christmas book. I hate to pick favorites, so I won’t. But […]

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Christian Fiction Review Blogs

Christian Fiction Review Blogs (Written Lines about Written Lines)

If you are ever stuck on what to read, Instagram is a great placed to look. I have been following various Christian bookstagram accounts. My #tbr pile is quite hefty. (To be read!) But Instagram is intended to be snippets. Sometimes you want a longer review or want to know more before investing time into […]

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Christians and romance

Romance for Christians?: Should Christians Read Romantic Lines?

Romance has come a long way. Or has it? For fun, I decided to compare two contemporary Christian romances. This is one that I read 25 years ago. The book? Lori Wick’s Sophie’s Heart. This quote is from a book that I finished yesterday. Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish by Bethany Turner. To be clear, I […]

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Author Cleopatra Margot

The Written Lines of Cleopatra Margot

Those of you that know me will not be surprised that I took note when an Instagram post mentioned that a fictional story was set in Nebraska. I commented. That resulted in me messaging the author. When I looked at her picture, I thought I might be confused. She looked rather young.  That is when […]

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Juneteenth: Lines of Freedom and Inspirational African American Resources

Juneteenth is the celebration of African-American freedom. Back in 1865, June 19th is the day that the word finally made it across the country that all slaves were freed. Still today, people gather around the country to celebrate what many would consider the official African-American Independence. I have been realizing lately that for awhile my […]

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Rachel Scott McDaniel

Above the Fold: Lines about Rachel Scott McDaniel’s Debut Novel

Above the Fold provides readers with a glimpse into the competitive world of journalism, especially if you happen to be a woman, in the Roaring Twenties. Rachel Scott McDaniel’s debut novel is a Christian historical fiction selection. I highly recommend it. What makes this book a great story is all of the included elements: suspense, […]

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Christian Writer Jenn Faulk

The Written Lines of Jenn Faulk

Jnnn Faulk writes Christian romances. Before you dismiss her books, please know that this does not mean passionate or cheesy scenes. Instead her focus includes how people connect in the light of how Christ impacts our lives. How the main characters come into their relationship status varies with every book.  I started out of my […]

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togetherness

Lines of Togetherness: The New Video from “For King and Country”

How can we be together and yet apart? How can we be unified in a country where there are so many glaring differences? I know that when some of the commercials are played that emphasize the need to band together while staying apart, I honestly want to roll my eyes. I think the world is […]

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