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What Are You in the Mood to READ?

Something to make you laugh? Something to make you cry? Maybe a quick novella you can read in one sitting, or a love story to make your heart sigh in bliss? Browse our shelves with your mood in mind and read a few chapters to see what strikes your fancy!

 

Romance and Love Stories

Shadowed in Silk

Shadowed in Silk by Christine Lindsay She was invisible to those who should have loved her. After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and...

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Thursday’s Child

Thursday’s Child by Melody Carlson Emma has always been “the practical one” in the family. But that is about to change as she embarks on the adventure of her life. Emma Davis wants a new life now that she no longer needs to care for her grandmother. A...

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A Fair to Remember

A Fair to Remember by Suzie Johnson Buffalo, New York, Pan-American Exposition Clara Lambert thought being a Kodak girl at the World’s Fair would an adventure–but she never expected to end up photographing the attempted assassination of President McKinley. James...

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Historical Fiction

Daughter of the Cimarron

Daughter of the Cimarron by Sam Hall It’s 1928 … the Great Depression lurks just around the corner. Divorcing a cheating husband means disgracing her family, but Claire Devoe can’t take it anymore. Forced to provide for herself, she travels the Midwest with a...

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The Sound of Diamonds

The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Her only chance of getting home is trusting the man she hates. With the Protestant Elizabeth on the throne of England and her family in shambles, Catholic maiden Gwyneth seeks refuge in the Low Countries of Holland, hoping to...

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Benjy and the Belsnickel

Benjy and the Belsnickel By Bonnie Swinehart The Belsnickel is coming... Dressed in black from head to toe.Porcupine quills in his hat. A whip in hand.And bells that jingle with every step. Benjy, a lovable eleven-year-old in the 1930s, just can't seem to help himself...

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From Bestselling Authors

Harbor Secrets

Harbor Secrets by Melody Carlson A Peaceful Coastal Town…Threatened by a Storm of Secrets It’s 1916 when newspaper woman Anna McDowell learns her estranged father has suffered a stroke. Deciding it’s time to repair bridges, Anna packs up her precocious adolescent...

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A Heart’s Revolution

A Heart’s Revolution by Roseanna M. White In 1783 peace has been declared, but war still rages in the heart of Lark Benton. Never did Lark think she’d want to escape Emerson Fielding, the man she’s loved all her life. But when he betrays her, she flees...

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To Dance with Dolphins

To Dance with Dolphins by Bonnie Leon Twenty-two-year-old Claire Murray has suffered from a mysterious disease for years. Her social circle has shrunk to a small support group for people with chronic illness and disability. But what if life could be...

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Suspenseful

The End Begins

The End Begins by Sara Davison When your beliefs are at war, does love stand a chance? Bookstore owner Meryn O’Reilly and Army Captain Jesse Christensen are on opposite sides of a battle. After a series of terrorist attacks in 2053, martial law has been declared...

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Soul Painter

Soul Painter by Cara LuechtMiriam paints the future…but can she change it? Chicago 1890 People jostle their way below the windows of Miriam s warehouse home, never thinking to look up at the woman who stands alone in her quiet rooms, painting their faces. But...

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Jewel of Persia

Jewel of Persia by Roseanna M. White How can she love the king of kings without forsaking her Lord of lords? Kasia grew up in a poor Jewish home with more siblings than luxuries. But when a chance encounter forces her to the palace of Xerxes, she becomes a...

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World War II

Broken Wings

Broken Wings by Dianne Price He lives to fly—until a piece of flak changes his life forever. A tragic childhood has turned American Air Forces Colonel Rob Savage into an outwardly indifferent loner who is afraid to give his heart to anyone. RAF nurse Maggie...

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I’ll Be Seeing You

I’ll Be Seeing You by Melody Carlson December 7, 1941, San Francisco is on high alert following the attack on Pearl Harbor and the Mulligan family is grappling with the news that Peter, beloved son and brother, is among the missing. Each of the Mulligan sisters...

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The Gift of the Inn

The Gift of the Inn by Golden Keyes Parsons Despite her best efforts to go through the motions and the good fortune to have a husband stationed stateside rather than in the midst of the brutal combat unfolding in Europe and the Pacific, Christmas Eve is a less...

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Light and Funny

The Good Girl

The Good Girl by Christy Barritt Tara Lancaster can sing “Amazing Grace” in three harmonies, two languages, and interpret it for the hearing impaired. She can list the Bible canon backward, forward, and alphabetized. And the only time she ever missed church was at...

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Love, Lace, and Minor Alterations

Love, Lace, and Minor Alterations by V. Joy Palmer Isabel “Izze” Vez, bridal consultant extraordinaire, has been helping brides find The Dress for years. She loves nothing more than helping make wedding dreams come true … but sometimes the happy endings grate on...

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I Always Cry at Weddings

I Always Cry at Weddings by Sara Goff Ava Larson is going to bring all the other brides to tears. Engaged to a wealthy NYC socialite’s son, Ava is ready to set the city abuzz with her glamorous wedding. At least until she realizes her relationship isn’t what it...

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Poignant and Deep

The Memoir of Johnny Devine

The Memoir of Johnny Devine by Camille Eide Love can’t rewrite the pages of one’s past, but it can cover a multitude of sins a page at a time. In 1953, desperation forces young war widow Eliza Saunderson to take a job writing the memoir of ex-Hollywood heartthrob...

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Hold the Light

Hold the Light by April McGowan To an artist, the light is everything. So what is Amber supposed to do when facing blindness? Amber spent her life adapting first to being abandoned by her birth mother as a toddler, and then to the death of her adoptive father in...

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Gone Too Soon

Gone Too Soon by Melody Carlson An icy road. A car crash.A family changed forever. Hannah Josephson had always been the “perfect” daughter. Kiera couldn’t live up to her before, and she certainly can’t now that her older sister has died in a car accident. But the...

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Share with the Family

Picture Imperfect

Picture Imperfect by Susan Thogerson Maas Twelve-year-old JJ loves three things: her great-grandma, her cat, and photography. But she’s never going to be a real photographer unless she gets better equipment. When her best friend, Kat, discovers a photo contest...

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Cosmic Chaos

Cosmic Chaos By CM Shelton A defective robot sends him to the Garden of Eden. And that’s just the beginning.  This futuristic middle grade novel will take you on an exciting, time-traveling adventure from the moon to creation and everywhere in between! Logan...

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Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree

Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree Written by Angela HendersonIllustrated by Rachael Koppendrayer Isaac loves the sugar maple in his yard, and he can’t help but feel bad for it when its branches are winter-bare. He decides to give it a gift…and is surprised when the tree returns...

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Spiritually Challenging

Stone by Stone

Stone by Stone: Tear Down the Wall Between God’s Heart and Yours by Jasona Brown How would your life change if you knew in your bones that God looks on you not with disappointment, anger, or tepid tolerance, but with joyous love and delight? Jasona Brown...

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No Plan B

No Plan B: Discovering God’s Blueprint for Your Life by Nelson Hannah What if you discover that you are working the wrong plan for your life and failure is imminent? What if the very plan you are working so hard to achieve doesn’t really exist and has never...

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Listening Prayer:

Listening Prayer: Learning to Hear the Shepherd’s Voice by Joanne Hillman Listening Prayer is a Bible-based method of hearing God’s precious voice, so relationships can be healed and personal struggles overcome. The simple technique presented is so appealing...

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Of Social Relevance

Broken Umbrellas

Broken Umbrellas by Emma Broch Stuart It snowed the day of my grandson’s funeral. Pure grace blanketing dirty mounds of earth.  Through my tears, my gaze fell on a sagging blue umbrella suspended over the head of a woman grieving our tiny loss with us. New...

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Dance from Deep Within

Dance from Deep Within by D. L. Sleiman Three unlikely friends…learning to dance to the song of the Spirit. Despite her conservative Muslim heritage, Layla Al-Rai longs for a chance to earn her degree in engineering and perhaps even…dare she dream…to choose her...

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My Mother’s Chamomile

My Mother’s Chamomile by Susie FinkbeinerDesperate for the rains of mercy… Middle Main, Michigan has one stop light, one bakery, one hair salon…and one funeral home. The Eliot Family has assisted the grieving people in their town for over fifty years. After...

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Outdoors and Adventure

Mountains, Madness, & Miracles

Mountains, Madness, & Miracles: 4,000 Miles Along the Appalachian Trail by Lauralee “Blissful” Bliss In this look into a lifelong dream of adventure, Lauralee Bliss – or “Blissful” (her trail name) – reflects on the 4,000 mile journey she undertook with her...

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Sweet Mountain Music

Sweet Mountain Music by Suzie Johnson Chloe Williston will make a name for herself…no matter what beast she must track to achieve it. Chloe Williston has two goals in life: to make her father proud, and to do it by making a name for herself as a journalist. It...

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The Water Fight Professional

The Water Fight ProfessionalT by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Water Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to soak other people. But my super-competitive best friend is sucking all the fun out of summer. All because I made a...

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Quick Reads

Trapped The Adulterous Woman

Trapped The Adulterous Woman by Golden Keyes Parsons A trap has been set…by her own foolish heart. A stranger approaches Anna’s house in the oppressive heat of the late afternoon before Sabbath. Shielding her eyes against the penetrating rays of the sun, she...

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One Word from You

One Word from You by Susanne Dietze Based on Pride and Prejudice Urged by her family to marry for the sake of their dwindling finances, Eliza Branch prefers to pay for the remainder of her time at the Austen Academy by writing for the local paper. There’s...

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The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Pillow Fight Professional. Basically this means I’m training a bunch of my sister’s friends to hold their own against older siblings. Unfortunately, when the girls win a pillow fight at...

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Christmas

Giver of Wonders

Giver of Wonders by Roseanna M. White A miracle once saved her life ~ will another give her a future? Cyprus was little more than a child when a fall left her paralyzed…and when the boy known as the wonder-worker healed her. Ever since, she has wondered why the...

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Benjy and the Belsnickel

Benjy and the Belsnickel By Bonnie Swinehart The Belsnickel is coming... Dressed in black from head to toe.Porcupine quills in his hat. A whip in hand.And bells that jingle with every step. Benjy, a lovable eleven-year-old in the 1930s, just can't seem to help himself...

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The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Snowball Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to shoot snowballs at other people. I’m going to use the money I make to buy Grandma a great gift that will...

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