I chose my July book club, Cultivate, because author, business owner, and mom to three Lara Casey offers sound and grace-filled advice: “We can’t do it all, and do it well. But, we can choose to cultivate what matters.” Gee, how familiar does that sound?
New Book Club: This Life I Live by Rory Feek.
Chronicling the journey neither of them were prepared to take and letting the world take it along with them, Joeys’ story, the tenderness of her heart, and the message of God’s love was sent to millions...
Gobi first finds Leonard when he wasn't looking to be found... but a turn of heart and twist of fate soon has the shoe on the other foot and it is Leonard who goes in search of the little tan terrier who won his heart.
Great Summer Reads | May Book Club!
Why settle for one, when you can have a whole stack of books?! From Grillin' to grinnin' my list has it all. Inspiring meals, inspiring people, inspiring mutts, and inspiring children. Get inspired. READ!
Love Does is the idea that you can't just feel it or talk about it, you must DO it! And when love does... beautiful things happen. It's love in action!
Is your Valentine a book-worm? The kind that loves to curl up in the corner with a cup of tea and good read? Or stretch out in the recliner and turn pages? I've got a short list of books that speak volumes about Love...
Uninvited, Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely, by Lysa TerKeurst, is my book club pick for December. I chose this particular book because it is a beautiful, biblical, honest, and witty look at how we process rejection.
The Magnolia Story, my book club pick for November, is THEIR story. It is one of hope and hard work, of shaky ground, of seeking balance, one of losses... and one of Gaines. In essence it is the story of the Great American Dream come true.
The Girl From the Train is a wonderful selection for my December book club!
The perfect book to curl up with in front of a roaring fire with a cup of hot tea!! Set during the harrowing, final moments of World War II and full of historical detail. Irma Joubert, international bestselling author offers a haunting and deeply human portrait of the ravages of war and the resilience of the human spirit. The Girl From the Train is a captivating story of redemption and hope and unexpected joy. One you will want to share with your friends and book club.
The Girl From the Train is an extraordinary story of international scope and human triumph that comes to life through the bright eyes of a young, orphan girl named Gretl as she learns to navigate a world that has been laid waste by the cruelties of a war she cannot comprehend but must nevertheless endure. As the daughter of a fallen German SS officer and a Jewish mother, Gretl struggles with these complex issues of identity and must adapt within a uniquely dangerous position in the war-torn world in which she lives. She must adjust her language, background, names, and religion in order to survive while grappling with the universally human emotions and changes of growing up into adulthood.
CLICK HERE to purchase The Girl from the Train
"Readers will adore intrepid Gretl and strong Jakob in this story of war, redemption and Love" –Publishers Weekly
"Richly imagined and masterfully told, a love story so moving it will leave you breathless. And deeply satisfied." -Tamera Alexander, bestselling author of To Win Her Favor and The Inheritance
"Joubert, masterfully crafts every scene with tenderness and hauntingly accurate detail. It’s a stunning coming-of-age novel that packs emotion in a delicate weave of hope, faith-and the very best of love" -Kristy Cambron, author of The Butterfly and the Violin and A Sparrow in Terezin
"A fresh voice and a masterpiece I could not put down-one I will long remember." -Cathy Gohike, Christy Award winning author of Secrets She Kept and Saving Amelie