Saturday, July 26, 2008
Speaking Volumes and Something For Everyone
Volume sets not to be missed:
Ted Dekker's "The Circle Trilogy" 3-in-1 volume that includes Black, Red and White. Read as Thomas Hunter battles terrorists and warriors while loving 2 women in a psycho-thriller that leaves you bouncing back and forth between dreams and reality.
"Brides of Lancaster County" 4-in-1 volume that includes Wanda Brunsletter's A Merry Heart, Looking for a Miracle, Plain and Fancy and The Hope Chest. Amish romance set in Pennsylvania' Lancaster Valley, written by an author who knows first hand about Amish life thanks to her family who resides in Pennsylvania.
Fiction picks for everyone:
Medical fiction-"Frontier Doctor Trilogy" by Al and Joanna Lacy. Follow a husband-wife medical team through the 19th century as they treat the Colorado miners.
Historical-"Though Non Go With Me" by Jerry B. Jenkins. Elizabeth is tested not once, not twice but four times and emerges with incredable faith and favor. Follow her through 2 world wars the great depression and other personal tragedies set in the early 1900's.
For kids-Beverly Lewis not only writes Amish fiction but has a large following with the younger crowd. For 7-10 year olds, try "The Cul-de-sac Kids" as they solve mysteries on Blossom Hill Lane. For older girls ages 8-13, try the "Girls Only" series.
Patriotic fiction-"America the Beautiful" by Laura Hayden. Follow Emily Benton as she spends her time and energy trying to win the upcoming presidential election.
If you like pirates try "Legacy of the Kings Pirates" series by M.L. Tyndall
They're talking about this one around the water cooler-"All Through the Night" by Davis Bunn. Wayne wants to seperate himself from his special operations background. Impossible. A true page-turner by Bethany House.
History told in novel form-Nancy Moser's "Ladies of History" series. Read first person accounts of Mozarts sister, Jane Austen and her most recent, George Washington's wife in "Washington's Lady".
Retro pick-"Oceans Apart" by Karen Kingsbury. What does a 7 year old boy and a pilot have in common? A story you can't stop reading.