Book Review: Grace and the Preacher

“The Kansas community of Fairland anticipates the arrival of their new minister and in recent months, late in 1882, postmistress Grace Cristler has communicated with Reverend Dille via letters, answering his questions about the little town, and developing affection for the man who pens thoughtful missives.   Theophil Garrison grew up under the loving influence … More Book Review: Grace and the Preacher

The Allegiance Blog Tour: Interview of Sarah Addison-Fox

Today I’d like to introduce you to author Sarah Addison-Fox and her very sparkly dystopian book Disowned!  Sarah, tell us a bit about yourself. Well, I’m from New Zealand, I’m really silly a lot of the time. I love reading, and I’m a shameless fangirl when it comes to my favourite books. I have a … More The Allegiance Blog Tour: Interview of Sarah Addison-Fox

The Vintage Jane Austen Blog Event: Kelsey Bryant Interview (& Book Review!)

Today I am honored to be interviewing Kelsey Bryant and reviewing her beautiful book, Suit and Suitability, a retelling of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. Join me in welcoming author Kelsey Bryant to Once Upon an Ordinary! Kelsey, tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a daughter of God who lives in Texas and works … More The Vintage Jane Austen Blog Event: Kelsey Bryant Interview (& Book Review!)

The Vintage Jane Austen Blog Event: Emmeline Review

I’m not much of an Austenite (just loving the 2009 Emma miniseries); but when I heard that several of my favorite Christian authors were writing vintage retellings of Jane Austen’s books, I knew it was worth a try. 😉 The book I’m reviewing today was the very first one I fell in love with. The talk … More The Vintage Jane Austen Blog Event: Emmeline Review

Book Review: Crossroads

“Lethal persecution. Haunting decisions. Death just a whisper away. Jack grew up concealing his faith, but now the persecution of Christians has turned lethal. After inadvertently putting his family in danger, Jack becomes aware of a covert agency dedicated to protecting Christians. The agency takes his mother and sister to safety and offers him a … More Book Review: Crossroads

Create for Him

Artists aren’t mentioned often in the Bible, but the few times are pretty interesting. King David was a psalmist, instrument players and singers were designated for the temple, and the Proverbs 31 superlady made herself tapestry and fine linen. Even the beginning of Hebrews and the ending verses of John are written almost like poetry. … More Create for Him