Review of Burning Sky by Lori Benton “I am the place where two rivers meet, stilted with upheaval and loss“. So begins the narrative of Willa Obenchain–also known as Burning Sky–with these words spoken to herself as she is on her way to her first home. Taken from that home when she was 14 by […]
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Inspirational Christian Fiction Listen now, download the mp3, or subscribe to “Hush: a podcast from your library” through iTunes. Inspirational Fiction Our guest this episode is Deb Bryan, a Reader’s Advisor at the library who shares her […]
I tried another Kansas author this month by reading Seeds of Summer by Deborah Vogts. This heartwarming romance about a rodeo queen drew me in with its depiction of a young woman’s struggle to find faith after her world falls apart. Natalie was on her way to seeing her dreams come true, she was in […]
Carousels are places of beauty, fun, childhood delight–and sometimes romance. So when I picked up The Carousel Painter by Judith Miller I expected a sweet gentle love story with lots of wholesome fun. I was pleasantly surprised to find that this story about a young woman who becomes the first female worker at a carousel plant also contains a good deal of dramatic tension.