Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin
This World War II story focuses on a plucky female pharmacist and a Naval officer as they try to uncover a drug ring operating out of Boston Harbor.
Young Adult Fiction
The Silent Songbird by Melanie Dickerson
A captivating retelling of The Little Mermaid, Melanie Dickerson again proves her brilliance as a fairy tale writer.
Keep Holding On by Melissa Tagg
I loved the depth of the characters, and I really related to one of them in particular. I just love Melissa Tagg's stories!!
I've got to go with the autobiographies of two Olympians here! Weren't the Rio Olympics exciting??
Greater Than Gold by David Boudia
David's journey from an active tot to a world class diver, and how he found Jesus along the way.
Courage to Soar by Simone Biles
Leader of the Final Five and winner of five medals in Rio, this 4'9" gymnastics wonder shares her story from adoption to training to topping the podium.
Mr. Harrison's Confessions by Elizabeth Gaskell
This short novel, from which part of the miniseries Cranford was drawn, is laugh-out-loud funny and encompasses the delights of a small English village.
This category has two winners as well, because I couldn't choose between these two delightful Christmas stories.
One Enchanted Eve by Melissa Tagg
If you enjoy competitive baking shows, you'll love this story of a down-on-her-luck baker and her quest to find one wow-worthy recipe to land her dream job.
Restoring Christmas by Cynthia Ruchti
All Alexis needs for Christmas is her home remodel to go well. When everything goes wrong it may be time to reevaluate the true meaning of Christmas.
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