"In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me lay an invincible summer" - Albert Camus

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Just 18 Summers by Rene Gutteridge and Michelle Cox

18 summers. It seems like a long time when you say it, but really it flies by. After the tragic death of Butch Browning's wife ,four families realize how precious time really is. Can they make the most of the time they have left?

I'm still in the middle of this book but it's amazing. I love it & can't wait to finish it.

*I received this book free from Tyndale in exchange for my honest review*

Firstborn by Lorie ann Grover

When Tiadone was born, her parents had 2 choices: Leave her in the wilderness to die or raise her as a male. In order to live in this community Tiadone must suppress her female instincts and act as a man would. Firstborn females are not allowed in the community. To make things worse, she has felling for her best male friend that only girls should have...

Can she stand up to her leaders for the right to live as a female?

I really couldn't get into this book. It was hard for me to follow. I'm sure, however, that others would enjoy it.

*I received this book for free from Book Look in exchange for my honest review.*

Echoes of Mercy by Kim Vogel Sawyer


After a suspicious accident at the Dinsmore's World Famous Chocolates Factory brings Caroline Lang to Sinclair, Kansas, She goes undercover as a worker to investigate the accident. She's a agent for the Labor Commission and she's already taken a disliking to Dinsmore's for their employment of children.

Oliver Dinsmore, heir to the family business, is conducting his own investigation. Posing as a common worker named Ollie, he aims to find out all he can about the business before he takes over.

Caroline and Oliver become friends quickly but both have a different view on child labor. A certain circumstance makes it increasingly hard to hide their identities. With love growing between them, will the truth help them or hurt them?

I loved this book. It was heart-warming and I had a hard time putting it down.

*I received this book free through the Blogging for Books program, in exchange for my honest review.*