All posts for the month August, 2022

Behind the Story of Christian Romance Best Seller, Coming Undone 8/19/2022

by Staci Stallings Coming Undone was a “lightning strike.” Some books are a slow slog through molasses; others seem to have a speed of their own–instantaneous.  Coming Undone was one of those.  I can tell you that the two actors who showed up at my doorstep demanding to be put in a book were Patrick Dempsey and […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: A Beacon of Love 8/18/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight A Beacon of Love A prequel to Ocean of Fear Christian historical romance (Faith in the Parks) by J. Carol Nemeth Word is the new man in town, Mike Kelly, is an author writing the next “Great American Novel.” Librarian Ava Sinclair knows that’s not true. He spends too […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: The Woodbender & Angel of the L Train 8/17/2022Angel of the L Train by Penelope Marzec

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes The Woodbender Book One of The War of the Nephilim by Tripp Berry What would you do if someone came for your family? What would you do if men came out of the dark, armed and capable of unspeakable evil, to take the one you love? In a time gone […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 8/16/2022

Send to Kindle August 16th, 2022 Scripture Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV Devotion What should a Christian do always? What should a Christian do without ceasing? What should a Christian do in every circumstance? […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 8/15/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Ps. 27:4 The one thing I ask of the LORD–the thing I seek most–is to live in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, delighting in the LORD’s perfections and meditating in his Temple. For he will conceal me there when troubles come; he will […]

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God Works in Mysterious Ways 8/12/2022

by Staci Stallings When I say that God directs my writing, I mean just that.  He decides what I write when I write it and how I write it.  Sometimes that’s very comforting, and sometimes it makes an author just a little… Well, here’s the story.  You tell me what it would make […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Revelations from Heaven 8/11/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Revelations from Heaven A True Account of Death, the Afterlife, and 31 Supernatural Discoveries by Randy Kay What was it like to be face to face with Jesus? What does Heaven look like? And what did Randy Kay learn from his afterlife encounter? As a human development researcher, medical […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Madness in Wonderland & Thee Will I Love 8/10/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Madness in Wonderland (Beyond Wonderland Book 1) by Tabitha Bouldin Wonderland is in trouble. Under the rule of the Red Queen, Wonderland is under constant threat. In fear for her throne, children are taken into the queen’s army and only the strongest survive. Alice is nothing but a pirate, […]

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Enjoy Life To The Fullest 8/9/2022

by Robin McKinley How does a person enjoy life? If you search the internet, you will find a gazillion suggestions. If, however, you want to enjoy life to the fullest, check out what the Apostle Peter wrote. For the Scriptures say, “If you want to enjoy life and see many happy days, keep […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Don’t Let Fear Get the Best of You 8/8/2022

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Yesterday afternoon I remembered the time I went to the neighborhood grocery store to find my parents. That doesn’t sound too bad does it? Well, I was four years old and it was night time and it was in a Houston Texas neighborhood and…I had to cross a busy […]

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