Faith-based Scavenger Hunt

Seven Riddles to Nowhere is a wonderfully charming book, perfect for older elementary students and middle schoolers or for anyone who enjoys a beautifully written, hard-to-put-down story.

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Beautifully Composed Novel

This beautifully written Young Adult novel centers around the strong faith of two sisters, Emilia and Maria, and their extraordinary talents.

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Things are about to get eXtreme.

eXtreme Blindside by Leslea Wahl Author’s Note: Ever since I first wrote Perfect Blindside, I hoped these characters would have more adventures together. Despite the desire, no brilliant storylines came to me. I did know I wanted the book set at an extreme sporting event. Besides that tidbit and an image in my mind of …

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Christmas Adventure

From Afar by Roger Thomas is a fascinating fictional look at the Three Wise Men.

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A Beautiful Love Story – Julia’s Gifts

Julia’s Gifts by Ellen Gable What a lovely teen, historical romance. The book is set in France during World War I and is about Julia, a young lady from America, who decides to volunteer for the Red Cross and work at a field hospital in France. As a teenager, Julia began collecting gifts for her …

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The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger

The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger This YA novel is written from the perspective of the grown-up Joshua, as he looks back and remembers a life-changing time in his past. I loved this book and couldn’t wait to see how the story played out. I was so moved by the friendship of Josh and the …

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Beautiful Historic Fiction

Playing By Heart by Carmela Martino This beautifully written Young Adult novel centers around the strong faith of two sisters, Emilia and Maria, and their extraordinary talents. The book is set in 18th Century Milan, Italy and focuses on their relationships with their father, as well as their struggle to follow the paths they believe …

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The Power of the Rosary

A Single Bead by Stephanie Engelman A Single Bead is a beautiful young adult novel that centers around a family in need and a special rosary that affects the lives around them. This engaging story touches on very real and difficult issues such as loss and depression while focusing on the power of prayer and the importance …

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Fascinating Historic Teen Fiction

The Other Side of Freedom by Cynthia T. Toney In case you’re not familiar with Cynthia T. Toney, this very talented writer is the author of the award-winning Bird Face series of books – 8 Notes to a Nobody, 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status, 6 Dates to Disaster, and 3 Things to Forget. I have …

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A Unique Twist on the Passion Story

Awakening by Claudia Cangilla McAdam Awakening is one of those books that is hard to set aside. You just can’t help but continue to flip the pages, anxious to find out happens next. I found myself wanting to read just one more chapter after one more chapter. Even after I finished the book, my mind couldn’t …

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