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Chosen People By Robert Whitlow

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I received this book from Robert Whitlow and Celebrate Lit Blogging Program for no charge in exchange for my honest opinion. The opinions expressed here are my own. 


Book Description:

Bestselling author Robert Whitlow dives deep into the legal ramifications of a tragic event half a world away and how it affects two lawyers in Atlanta from vastly different backgrounds.
When Hana Abboud walked into the conference room, she was unprepared for the images of a horrific terrorist attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem. But after watching a courageous mother sacrifice her life to save her four-year-old daughter, Hana knew she needed to help attorney Jakob Brodsky represent the family’s pursuit of justice against those who perpetrate acts of violent jihad. As an Arab Israeli lawyer trained at Hebrew University, Hana is uniquely qualified to step into the gap.
But they need a third partner, an investigator on the ground to help them unravel the snake pit of connections between the ter…

Indivisible: A Novelization By Travis Thrasher, Darren and Heather Turner(The Forward)

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I received this book from Celebrate Lit Blogging Program and the author for no charge in exchange for my honest review of this book. The opinions here are my own.


Book Description:

Inspired by true events, Indivisible is a story of love, service, and finding each other all over again.

Darren and Heather Turner share a passion for serving God, family, and country. When Darren is deployed to Iraq as an army chaplain, Heather vows to serve military families back home as she cares for the couple’s three young children.
Darren knows he’s overseas to support the troops in their suffering as their chaplain. What he doesn’t know is how he will get through his own dark moments. And as communication from Darren dwindles, Heather wonders what is happening in her husband’s heart. Meanwhile, she’s growing weary in the day-to-day life of a military base—each child’s milestone Darren will never see, each month waiting for orders, each late-night knock on the door.
When Darren returns, he is no…

It's Momplicated: Hope and Healing for Imperfect Daughters of Imperfect Mothers By Debbie Alsdorf and Joan Edwards Kay

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I received this book from Celebrate Lit Blogger Program and the authors for no charge in exchange for my honest review of this book. The opinions expressed here are my own.

Book Description:

Let’s face it: when it comes to mothers and their daughters, things can get a little . . . complicated. Momplicated, you might say.

Whether your relationship with your mom has been wonderful or stressful, redeemed or broken, close or nonexistent, it’s one of your life’s most important and defining connections. Its effects have probably followed you into adulthood.

If you have conflicting feelings toward mom―or if you wish you could get past some of the baggage that holds you back―this is your book. Combining spiritual disciplines and the best of current therapeutic practice, It’s Momplicated will help you discover

How your early connection with your mother may have impacted your sense of self and your other important relationships―and what you can do to break the cycleWhy you and your mother …

Hidden Among the Stars By Melanie Dobson

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I received this book from Celebrate Lit Blogger Program and the author for no charge in exchange for my honest review of this book. The opinions here are my own.

Book Description:

From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way.

The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family’s summer estate near the picturesque village of Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker’s daughter, who is eager to help the man she’s loved her entire life. But when Max also brings Luzia Weiss, a young Jewish woman, to hide at the castle, it complicates Annika’s feelings and puts their entire plan―eve…

A Promise Forged By Cara Putman

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I received this book from Celebrate Lit Blogger Program and the author for no charge in exchange for my honest review of this book. The opinions expressed here are my own. 


Book Description:

When Kat Miller makes All-American Girls Professional Softball League, she struggles with long road trips, grueling practices, and the challenge of making time for God. Not only that, but older teammates are jealous of her success and an irritating reporter, Jack Raymond, has a knack for getting under Kat’s skin.

Events in Jack’s career have left him cynical and distanced from God. That is, until Kat walks into his life. Will the flames of disappointment forge bitterness in his heart, or can the promises Kat reminds him of restore joy to Jack’s life?


My Thoughts:

A Promise Forged is a book by Cara Putman and it is wonderful and unique. I am a huge fan of Cara Putman's Christian Historical Fiction and this story really caught my attention. Cara Putman writes with authority on the US during t…