Tag Archives | women’s fiction

30 Days of Summer Reads: After the Leaves Fall

After the Leaves Fall by debut novelist Nicole Baart is a haunting, stunningly-written novel about lost love, desire, and the beauty of God’s simple redemption of one life. I cherished her sentences, applauded the storyline, and left the book sad that I couldn’t read on. This is one of those books that stays with you.

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30 Days of Summer Reads: The Shape of Mercy

The Shape of Mercy is vintage Susan Meissner: tender storytelling that keeps you hooked, living, breathing characters that capture your heart and madden you too, and a message of redemption that sticks with you after you’ve finished. Meissner deftly weaves the stories of three women of vastly different generations, connecting them perfectly, crafting a winsome, […]

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30 Days of Summer Reads: Ruby Among Us

A multi-generational saga of hope, regret, and the grace that brings us home, Ruby Among Us evokes an invitational sense of place, a cache of characters you enjoy knowing, and a story that rips and mends your heart all at once.

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30 Days of Summer Reads: A Seahorse on the Thames

A Seahorse on the Thames, by Susan Meissner, is a beautiful story of love, forgiveness, memory, and hope. Meissner’s characters are so real, I can hear their voices as I read. She paints folks as flawed, yet yearning—needy, yet strong. I wanted her protagonist, Alexa Poole, to grow, risk, and untangle the story of her […]

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