“Never Forget” ~ Book Review...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Jody Hedlund’s book, Never Forget, the 5th book in her Beacons of Hope series!   As is my custom, if I could ask Jody one question about Never Forget it would be — “What made you want to give Nathaniel his own ‘lighthouse’ story?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                         From the Back Cover: Rose Island Lighthouse,...

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“For the Record” ~ Book Review...

Dec 26, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Regina Jenning’s newest release, For the Record.   As is my custom, if I could ask Regina one question about For the Record it would be — “After the readers learned about Betsy in the earlier books, was it difficult to find a hero that fit her perfectly?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                               From the Back Cover: Betsy Huckabee might...

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“Giver of Wonders” ~ Book Review...

Dec 12, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Roseanna White’s book, Giver of Wonders.   As is my custom, if I could ask Roseanna one question about Giver of Wonders it would be — “What made you want to write about the story of St. Nicholas?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!   From the Back Cover: Cyprus was little more than a child when a fall left her paralyzed…and when the boy known as the wonder-worker healed her. Ever since, she has wondered why the Lord spared her, what he has in store for her. But her...

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“An Informal Christmas” ~ Book Review...

Nov 21, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Heather Gray’s book, An Informal Christmas.   As is my custom, if I could ask Heather one question about An Informal Christmas it would be — “Was it difficult writing about an emotional subject?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                  From the Back Cover: Rylie Durham is used to dealing with all sorts of people and situations in...

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“A Royal Christmas Wedding” ~ Book Review...

Oct 31, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Rachel Hauck’s book, A Royal Christmas Wedding.   As is my custom, if I could ask Rachel one question about A Royal Christmas Wedding, it would be — “What inspired the ringing of the bell part of the story line?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                 From the Back Cover: College volleyball star Avery Truitt has not seen...

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“A Lady Unrivaled” ~ Book Review...

Oct 17, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Roseanna White’s third and final book of her “Ladies of the Manor” series, A Lady Unrivaled.   As is my custom, if I could ask Roseanna one question about A Lady Unrivaled, it would be — “How could you decide what would be a satisfactory end to the Fire Eyes journey?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                  From the...

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Jody Hedlund ~ Author Interview...

Oct 7, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! Another Friday interview!   Today’s interview is with Jody Hedlund. This past Monday, I had the reviewed her newest release, a historical, Newton & Polly: A Story of Amazing Grace.   So without further ado, on to Rachel’s Back Talk – Special Edition!  RR: Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk, Jody! We love having you hear! You’ve written about many other true historical couples. What drew you to write about Newton and Polly? JH: Like most people, I’m familiar with the song Amazing Grace and knew it was written by John Newton who’d once been an atheist slave trader. I’d even heard a little bit about John Newton’s saving grace moment when he was aboard a ship during a life-threatening storm and cried out to God. However, I’d never heard anything...

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