Count Me In – Don’t Miss This Adventure

Count Me In by Mikal Dawn Genre: romantic comedy, inspirational, Publisher: 121 Publishing House Date: May 10, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Allegra Spencer has been living a careful life. Her safe job as an accountant is bookended by going to church and the gym. Okay, sometimes the gym. Fine. She […]

Book: The Illusionist’s Apprentice

The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron Genre: historical, inspirational, faith Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: March 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Boston, 1926. Jenny “Wren” Lockhart is a bold eccentric–even for a female vaudevillian. As notorious for her inherited wealth and gentleman’s dress as she is for her unsavory upbringing in […]

Movie: The Shack

The Shack Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine Theatrical Release Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw Release Date: March 3, 2017 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: B What happens when you are so lost in your grief you can’t see anything clearly? This is the idea that is covered by the new theatrical […]

Movie: The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

Title:  The Resurrection of Gavin Stone Directed by: Dallas Jenkins Theatrical Starring: Brett Dalton, D.B. Sweeney, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Shawn Michaels Release Date: January 20, 2017 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Rating: PG FA Scorecard: A Gavin Stone grew up in the spotlight. Everything in his life revolved around him – and he knew it. As a […]

Book: Wild Montana Skies

Wild Montana Skies by Susan May Warren Genre: Romance Publisher: Revell Date: October 2016 Reviewed by: Elizabeth Olmedo Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Twelve years after joining the military to flee her mistakes, pilot Kacey Fairing returns to Mercy Falls while on leave. Filling in as Peak Rescue’s SAR (search and rescue) pilot for the season […]

Book: Ben Hur

Title: Ben Hur by Carol Wallace Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Historical Publisher: Tyndale Date: July 19, 2016 Ben Hur. The very title of this book evokes immediate response in generations of people. Most instantly have horses, chariots and roman gladiators in mind. Some picture Charlton Heston. Some might even have a bit of a stab […]

Book: Within the Veil

Title:  Within the Veil by Brandy Vallance Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Lyrical Vine Press Date: June 28, 2016 Feya Broon has a really difficult life.  The oldest of a group of siblings, her mother died leaving her alone with her father. He, unfortunately, isn’t the best parenting role model. More often than not, […]

Book: Jilted

Title:  Jilted by Varina Denman Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Drama Publisher: David C. Cook Date: June 1, 2016 Lynda Turner has struggled with depression since her husband abandoned her and their young daughter fifteen years ago. Yet unexpected hope awakens when a local ex-convict shows interest. As long-hidden secrets resurface, Lynda must fight for her […]