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Romance and Love Stories

Sense and Nonsense

Sense and Nonsense

Sense and Nonsense by Lisa Karon Richardson Based on Sense and Sensibility Super serious Evangeline Bennett has no time for frivolities like courtship. Besides, she tried it once and doesn’t intend to lay her heart open to that sort of pain again. Now she has her...

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Mansford Ranch

Mansford Ranch

Mansford Ranch by Dina L. Sleiman Based on Mansfield Park As an aspiring novelist, Franny Sue Price prides herself in being a student of human nature. When dashing Hank Crawfield returns from his studies back East, he sets his Stetson on wooing her. Although he...

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Fully Persuaded

Fully Persuaded

Fully Persuaded by Niki Turner Based on Persuasion Annie Ellis fell in love with Ford Winters at the tender age of 19, but her family persuaded her to end the relationship. Eight years later and still alone, Annie is resigned to life as a spinster. She pours...

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Historical Fiction

Simply Lila

Simply Lila

Simply Lila by Suzie Johnson Based on Lady Susan Living in the shadow of her mother has always been part of Lila Wentworth’s everyday life. Filled with self-doubt and uncertainty, Lila seeks solace among the pages of Jane Austen’s captivating novels; she even...

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Sense and Nonsense

Sense and Nonsense

Sense and Nonsense by Lisa Karon Richardson Based on Sense and Sensibility Super serious Evangeline Bennett has no time for frivolities like courtship. Besides, she tried it once and doesn’t intend to lay her heart open to that sort of pain again. Now she has her...

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Mansford Ranch

Mansford Ranch

Mansford Ranch by Dina L. Sleiman Based on Mansfield Park As an aspiring novelist, Franny Sue Price prides herself in being a student of human nature. When dashing Hank Crawfield returns from his studies back East, he sets his Stetson on wooing her. Although he...

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From Bestselling Authors

Dare from Deep Within

Dare from Deep Within

Dare from Deep Within by D. L. Sleiman Three young women from varying backgrounds risk everything to help a friend escape her abusive family. Still at odds with her own Muslim parents, Layla faces unexpected challenges when her childhood companion shows up on her...

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Dance from Deep Within

Dance from Deep Within

Dance from Deep Within by D. L. Sleiman Three unlikely friends…learning to dance to the song of the Spirit. Despite her conservative Muslim heritage, Layla Al-Rai longs for a chance to earn her degree in engineering and perhaps even…dare she dream…to choose her...

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Dance of the Dandelion

Dance of the Dandelion

Dance of the Dandelion by Dina L. Sleiman Love’s quest leads her the world over. Dandelion Dering was born a peasant in the English village of Arun, but her soul yearned for another life, another world. One filled with color and music, with adventure and passion...

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Suspenseful

Shadowed in Silk

Shadowed in Silk

Shadowed in Silk by Christine Lindsay She was invisible to those who should have loved her. After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and...

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Soul’s Cry

Soul’s Cry

Soul’s Cry by Cara Luecht The only thing worse than being alone is having him back. Ione has everything she’d wanted with her busy shop filled to the brim with sumptuous fabrics, gossiping debutants, and a neatly increasing profit margin. Not to mention the...

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Soul’s Prisoner

Soul’s Prisoner

Soul’s Prisoner First there are shades of sorrow, then shades of hope. Will Gwen find shades of light? by Cara Luecht She’ll fight for her future…but can she escape her past? Chicago, Winter, 1891 Rachel is in danger. She’s seen too much. She creeps along the...

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World War II

Wing and a Prayer

Wing and a Prayer

Wing and a Prayer by Dianne Price When Colonel Rob Savage recovers enough from a near-death accident to resume command of the demoralized Heavy Bomber Group at Edenoaks Air Base in England, he faces many challenges. As Rob labors to make his group best in Wing...

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Broken Wings

Broken Wings

Broken Wings by Dianne Price He lives to fly—until a piece of flak changes his life forever. A tragic childhood has turned American Air Forces Colonel Rob Savage into an outwardly indifferent loner who is afraid to give his heart to anyone. RAF nurse Maggie...

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I’ll Be Seeing You

I’ll Be Seeing You

I’ll Be Seeing You by Melody Carlson December 7, 1941, San Francisco is on high alert following the attack on Pearl Harbor and the Mulligan family is grappling with the news that Peter, beloved son and brother, is among the missing. Each of the Mulligan sisters...

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Light and Funny

Love, Lace, and Minor Alterations

Love, Lace, and Minor Alterations

Love, Lace, and Minor Alterations by V. Joy Palmer Isabel “Izze” Vez, bridal consultant extraordinaire, has been helping brides find The Dress for years. She loves nothing more than helping make wedding dreams come true … but sometimes the happy endings grate on...

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The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight ProfessionalT by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Water Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to soak other people. But my super-competitive best friend is sucking all the fun out of summer. All because I made a...

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The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Pillow Fight Professional. Basically this means I’m training a bunch of my sister’s friends to hold their own against older siblings. Unfortunately, when the girls win a pillow fight at...

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Poignant and Deep

My Mother’s Chamomile

My Mother’s Chamomile

My Mother’s Chamomile by Susie FinkbeinerDesperate for the rains of mercy… Middle Main, Michigan has one stop light, one bakery, one hair salon…and one funeral home. The Eliot Family has assisted the grieving people in their town for over fifty years. After...

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Finding Sarah, Finding Me

Finding Sarah, Finding Me

Finding Sarah, Finding Me by Christine Lindsay Sometimes it is only through giving up our hearts that we learn to trust the Lord. Adoption. It’s something that touches one in three people today, a word that will conjure different emotions in those...

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Veiled at Midnight

Veiled at Midnight

Veiled at Midnight by Christine Lindsay The British empire draws to an end…but the turmoil has only just begun. The Partition of India has sent millions to the roads, instigated riots as uncontrolled as wildfire…and caught up in its wake Captain Cam Fraser, his...

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Picture Imperfect

Picture Imperfect

Picture Imperfect by Susan Thogerson Maas Twelve-year-old JJ loves three things: her great-grandma, her cat, and photography. But she’s never going to be a real photographer unless she gets better equipment. When her best friend, Kat, discovers a photo contest...

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Cosmic Chaos

Cosmic Chaos

Cosmic Chaos By CM Shelton A defective robot sends him to the Garden of Eden. And that’s just the beginning.  This futuristic middle grade novel will take you on an exciting, time-traveling adventure from the moon to creation and everywhere in between! Logan...

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The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight ProfessionalT by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Water Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to soak other people. But my super-competitive best friend is sucking all the fun out of summer. All because I made a...

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Spiritually Challenging

Guard Your Heart:

Guard Your Heart:

Guard Your Heart: by Audrey Phillips Jose Guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Very poetical, but how practical? From this verse in Proverbs 4 (and three others keeping it in context), we have four pieces of advice for guarding our heart by being...

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Catching Up with Daylight: A Journey to Wholeness

Catching Up with Daylight: A Journey to Wholeness

by Gail Kittleson Many of us long for rest, as the author did while renovating an old house after her husband’s first deployment to Iraq. Yet a different hunger undergirded that desire: a hunger for wholeness. No fast track exists to a closer walk with God, but...

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Barn Doors

Barn Doors

Barn Doors by Emma Broch Stuart Hearing God’s voice in my life isn’t always easy. Sometimes He gives me a blank canvas and lets me paint to my heart’s content—as long as I stay within the boundaries of the canvas. When I feel Him leading me down a certain road, I...

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Of Social Relevance

My Mother’s Chamomile

My Mother’s Chamomile

My Mother’s Chamomile by Susie FinkbeinerDesperate for the rains of mercy… Middle Main, Michigan has one stop light, one bakery, one hair salon…and one funeral home. The Eliot Family has assisted the grieving people in their town for over fifty years. After...

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I Always Cry at Weddings

I Always Cry at Weddings

I Always Cry at Weddings by Sara Goff Ava Larson is going to bring all the other brides to tears. Engaged to a wealthy NYC socialite’s son, Ava is ready to set the city abuzz with her glamorous wedding. At least until she realizes her relationship isn’t what it...

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Finding Sarah, Finding Me

Finding Sarah, Finding Me

Finding Sarah, Finding Me by Christine Lindsay Sometimes it is only through giving up our hearts that we learn to trust the Lord. Adoption. It’s something that touches one in three people today, a word that will conjure different emotions in those...

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Outdoors and Adventure

Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree

Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree

Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree Written by Angela HendersonIllustrated by Rachael Koppendrayer Isaac loves the sugar maple in his yard, and he can’t help but feel bad for it when its branches are winter-bare. He decides to give it a gift…and is surprised when the tree returns...

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The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight ProfessionalT by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Water Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to soak other people. But my super-competitive best friend is sucking all the fun out of summer. All because I made a...

read more
The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Pillow Fight Professional. Basically this means I’m training a bunch of my sister’s friends to hold their own against older siblings. Unfortunately, when the girls win a pillow fight at...

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Quick Reads

Fully Persuaded

Fully Persuaded

Fully Persuaded by Niki Turner Based on Persuasion Annie Ellis fell in love with Ford Winters at the tender age of 19, but her family persuaded her to end the relationship. Eight years later and still alone, Annie is resigned to life as a spinster. She pours...

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Romantic Refinements

Romantic Refinements

Romantic Refinements by Anita Mae Draper, Based on Sense and Sensibility Naïve Marion McDermott spurns the love of quiet Brandon Tabor in favor of a handsome cowboy closer to her own age. An idealistic romantic, she wants to be swept off her feet, not aid a...

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One Word from You

One Word from You

One Word from You by Susanne Dietze Based on Pride and Prejudice Urged by her family to marry for the sake of their dwindling finances, Eliza Branch prefers to pay for the remainder of her time at the Austen Academy by writing for the local paper. There’s...

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Christmas

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Snowball Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to shoot snowballs at other people. I’m going to use the money I make to buy Grandma a great gift that will...

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Benjy and the Belsnickel

Benjy and the Belsnickel

Benjy and the Belsnickel By Bonnie Swinehart The Belsnickel is coming... Dressed in black from head to toe.Porcupine quills in his hat. A whip in hand.And bells that jingle with every step. Benjy, a lovable eleven-year-old in the 1930s, just can't seem to help himself...

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A Heart’s Revolution

A Heart’s Revolution

A Heart’s Revolution by Roseanna M. White In 1783 peace has been declared, but war still rages in the heart of Lark Benton. Never did Lark think she’d want to escape Emerson Fielding, the man she’s loved all her life. But when he betrays her, she flees...

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