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New Book Reviews

A Tangle of Knots / by Lisa Graff. 7.3.2015
Puffin Books ISBN 9780147510136 INT Grades 4-6 Rating: 5 Prolific author Lisa Graff presents a novel that is part magical More
My Friend the Enemy / Dan Smith. 7.2.2015
Chicken House ISBN 9780545665421 MS Grades 6-8 Rating: 5 In the summer of 1941, it seems no one can escape More
The Patmos Deception / by Davis Bunn. 6.25.2015
Bethany House ISBN 9780764211393 Adult Rating: 4 Carey Mathers arrives in Greece to start her dream job as a forensic More
Gospel Formed: Living a Grace-Addicted, Truth-Filled, Jesus-Exalting Life / by J.A. Medders. 6.24.2015
Kregel Publications ISBN 9780825443589 Adult Rating: 5 In Gospel Formed, pastor J.A. Medders encourages Christians to live lives that are More
Freedom Summer: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer / by Deborah Wiles; illus. by Jerome Lagarrigue. 6.23.2015
Atheneum Books for Young Readers ISBN 9781481422987 PRI Grades 1-4 Rating: 5 Two young boys and summertime–it seems idyllic, but More
Buried Secrets / by Irene Hannon. (Men of Valor, 1) 6.22.2015
Revell ISBN 9780800721268 Adult (HS) Rating: 5 Award-winning author Irene Hannon pens a new romantic suspense series featuring the McGregor More
You Nest Here With Me / by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple; illustrated by Melissa Sweet. 6.19.2015
Boyds Mills PressISBN 9781590789230 PRI PS-Grade 2 Rating: *5 As a mother tucks her young daughter into bed, she describes More
Taken / by Dee Henderson. 6.16.2015
Bethany House ISBN9780764215711 Adult Rating: 4 Award-winning author Dee Henderson pens another contemporary romantic suspense featuring a woman who was More
Under the Silk Hibiscus / by Alice Wisler. 6.15.2015
Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas ISBN 9781941103302 Adult Rating: 4 Alice J. Wisler pens a historical novel about a Japanese-American More
The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest / by Melanie Dickerson. (A Medieval Fairy Tale Romance, 1) 6.11.2015
Thomas Nelson ISBN 9780718026240 Adult Rating: 5 Award-winning author Melanie Dickerson kicks off a new series of medieval fairy tales More
Body Bones / by Shelley Rotner and David A. White. 6.10.2015
Holiday House ISBN 9780823431625 INT Grades 4-6 Rating: 5 Body Bones by collaborators Shelley Rotner and David A. White is More
The Family Project: How God’s Design Reveals His Best for You / by Glenn T. Stanton and Leon C. Wirth. 6.9.2015
Tyndale ISBN 9781589977884 Adult Rating: 5 The Family Project is a companion book to the 12-session small group curriculum created More