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Buttermilk Sky-Jan Watson Jan Watson

Buttermilk Sky

This novel had the potential to be a charming, coming-of-age story set in a turn-of-the-century town, an historical setting rife with possibilities, but unfortunately it didn’t quite live up to that potential.

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The Christian Manifesto Bids Farewell to Rachel Brand

We are santo see Rachel Brand leave us, but we wish her all the best with her new endeavor!

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2014 Lime Award Winners for Excellence in Fiction

While there may have been slightly fewer nominees for this year’s Lime Awards (are we getting even pickier?) compared to 2013, that didn’t make it any easier to narrow down the choices to just one winner in each category. 2014 provided us with many challenging, spiritually enriching, unputdownable, and just plan enjoyable novels. Whether you’re [...]

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The Jacob Sessions, S:03, Ep. #8: Marrying for Maturity

Calvin, David, and Kara talk about the culture of marriage in the church and whether it leads to Christian maturity.

The Bracelet Dorothy Love

The Bracelet

Love does an amazing job at setting the scene and making the reader feel as though they are living in Savannah during this time period. She employs various senses to really bring each scene alive in the reader’s mind.