Susan Karsten’s Latest Book Review: “A Dad’s Prayers for His Daughter” by Teigen

 Prayer for all the aspects of a daughter’s life can feel like an insurmountable hill to climb. The new book: A Dad’s Prayers for His Daughter breaks prayer needs into 88 very relatable and realistic prayers. Just glancing through the intriguing prayer topics made me feel like I was opening a treasure trove. Then as […]

Susan Karsten’s latest Book Review: In the Shadow of Jezebel, by Mesu Andrews

Enter into the dark world of a Baal priestess! Jehosheba is her name, and pleasing Queen Athalia is her game. When Jehosheba goes undercover in a surprising place, fear and love clash in a mighty way. I will  not reveal any more plot twists, but can say that if you love Biblical fiction, this is […]

Movie Review: “All is Lost”

This is my first blogged movie review. “All is Lost” was nominated for an Academy Award, and stars Robert Redford. This movie is about a man whose sailing boat/yacht is struck and damaged by a shipping container. The movie has no dialogue and is one long effort to survive. The movie did not blow me […]

Susan Karsten’s latest Book Review: Summer of Joy, by Ann H. Gabhart

The Summer of 1964 – ah, I remember it well. From the scrumptious front cover to the last word on the last page, this little page-turner will have you delighting in period details, as well as rolling along with unpredictable plot twists that never disappoint in surprising – but make you glad you hung on […]

Giveaway of A Heart’s Rebellion ~ Excellent Inspirational Regency ~ Book Review by Susan Karsten

Newly published A Heart’s Rebellion, by Ruth Axtell, is one of the best (if not THE best)  books in the Christian fiction inspirational regency historical genre* that I have read. That’s saying a lot, as I have read hundreds of both ABA (general market) and CBA (Christian inspirational market) regency novels.  In fact, the reason I got […]

Susan Karsten’s latest Book Review: Vow Unbroken, by Caryl McAdoo

Okay … Let me just say … WOW! Vow Unbroken is pure joy! Without any strain or visible effort, this author brings out the joyful aspects of life, making the reader want deeply to enter into this lovely story world. The sparkling heroine (you want to be her best friend), the delightful hero (makes you want to […]