“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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“Newton & Polly” ~ Book Review...

Oct 3, 2016 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, Newton & Polly.   As is my custom, if I could ask Jody one question about Newton & Polly it would be — “What enticed you to write a story about John Newton?” 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: Now remembered as the author of the world’s most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newton is a young sailor wandering aimlessly through life. His only duty is to report to his ship...

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“A Heart Most Certain” ~ Book Review...

Sep 12, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Melissa Jagear’s newest release, A Heart Most Certain.   As is my custom, if I could ask Melissa one question about A Heart Most Certain it would be — “Was it difficult to write about the red-light district?” 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: While Lydia King’s reasons for joining the Teaville Moral...

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“Courageous” ~ Book Review...

Aug 29, 2016 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Dina Sleiman’s book, Courageous.   As is my custom, if I could ask Dina one question about Courageous it would be — “What made you want to write about the crusades?” 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: Inspired by the vision of the Young Lady Sapphira, Rosalind of Ipsworth joins a group...

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