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Best and Worst of A Light on the Hill by Connilyn Cossette

ALightOnHill1If you’ve been looking at new Christian fiction lately you may recognize the cover of A Light on the Hill by Connilyn Cossette. If you didn’t buy the book immediately because the illustration is so gorgeous (likely the prettiest in my small collection of books) you’ve probably wondered about it. Today, rather than delving into a comprehensive review, I just want to highlight what I feel are the best and worst aspects of this popular new novel I’m seeing everywhere! Continue reading “Best and Worst of A Light on the Hill by Connilyn Cossette”

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Full Review, While We’re Far Apart

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“Don’t do it Eddie. Please,” Grandma begged. “Think of your children. Go down there tomorrow and tell the army you changed your mind.”

“I can’t. It’s too late.” He spoke so softly that Esther thought she might have imagined it. For sure Grandma hadn’t heard him. But then he cleared his throat and said in a louder voice, “I already resigned from my job. I leave for basic training in two weeks.”

His words gave Esther the same empty, floating feeling she’d had after Mama died, as if she were a fluff of dandelion, no longer tethered to the earth. What was going to happen to her?

While We’re Far Apart
By Lynn Austin
Bethany House Publishers, ©2010 Continue reading “Full Review, While We’re Far Apart”

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Giveaway! 7/23/18

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From what I’ve seen as I’ve explored the internet, you’re not a true book blog till you host a giveaway! You’ve probably figured out by now that I really like Christian fiction—what you don’t know is that I also love snail mail and packages. I’m hoping you’re following along because you’re a tiny bit like me, and will enjoy the chance to get a little bundle of reading bliss in your mailbox. For legal reasons and also due to shipping costs, I’m not opening this to followers with mailing addresses outside the United States—and if that eliminates you, I’m truly sorry. 😦 That said, on to the rules:

Official Rules!

*First off, no purchase necessary to enter.
*Must be 18 years old and a resident of the U.S. to enter. Void where prohibited.
*Giveaway will be open from now until closing on Sunday night, July 29th 2018
*Prize is a copy of the book Counted with the Stars by Connilyn Cossette as well as a red velvet bookmark hand-made by me! I purchased the book online as a new copy, although I do want to note it came with a small defect (ink mark on bottom edge).
*The number of eligible entries determines the odds of winning.
*Entry is free; all you need to do is leave a comment on this post. Please tell me what you would like to see more of on the blog in the future! Only one entry/comment per eligible entrant, please.
*Within a day of closing (by Monday night) I will use random.org, a random number generator, to select the winning comment (for example, if the number generated is “2” the second eligible comment will be the winner.)
I will then email the winner notifying them of their win. They will have one week to email me back with the U.S. address they would like their prize to be shipped to. I will mail it to them free of charge! However, if they do not respond within a week, they forfeit their prize.  In that case, I will choose another winner using the same method.
* By entering you agree to the rules and release apageoutofherbook.com and myself personally from any liability.

There, now all the fancy-schmancy lingo and laws are out of the way. I’m going to be checking in often to see who’s entered and what suggestions you have. Thank you so much to those of you who’ve stuck with me as I’ve gotten this site going, and welcome to anyone who’s just discovering me through the giveaway!