Tag: Christian

Unraveling is a fun, fascinating continuation of Ella’s Unblemished saga

What happens when happily ever after starts to unravel? Unraveling, the eagerly awaited sequel to Sara Ella’s debut fantasy, Unblemished, is a fun and fascinating continuation. Ella once again plumbs the depths and complexity of human nature while highlighting the battle of light and dark. El’s continued battle with The Void […]

Mary Anderson looking forward to immersing herself in Arkalalah festivities

Mary Anderson did not grow up in Arkansas City, but that has not stopped her from sharing in the excitement of the annual fall Arkalalah celebration. She will learn all there is to know about Arkalalah after being named one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set […]

Brylee Burroughs stepping off court, onto stage as Queen Alalah candidate

After growing up around Cowley College, Brylee Burroughs will fulfill a dream when she takes the stage as one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the college’s Robert Brown Theatre. Burroughs is the daughter of Darren and Carolyn Burroughs, of […]

Karen Witemeyer returns to beloved Western setting in “Heart on the Line”

Grace Mallory is tired of running, of hiding. But when an old friend sends an after-hours telegraph transmission warning Grace that the man who has hunted her for nearly a year has discovered her location, she fears she has no choice. She can’t let the villain she believes responsible for […]

A Name Unknown is a marvelous addition to Roseanna White bibliography

Roseanna M. White’s newest novel, A Name Unknown, is a marvelous addition to the author’s bibliography. I have read several of her novels in the past and enjoyed them all greatly. However, A Name Unknown quite possibly is my favorite of all of them. The setting of Cornwall was absolutely […]

The Illusionist’s Apprentice: Spectacular vaudeville tale from Cambron

Wren Lockhart, apprentice to master illusionist Harry Houdini, uses life on a vaudeville stage to escape the pain of her past. She continues her career of illusion after her mentor’s death, intent on burying her true identity. But when a rival performer’s act goes tragically wrong, the newly formed FBI calls […]

Christian pop band Stars Go Dim plays June 3 at Southwestern College

WINFIELD — Stars Go Dim, a Christian pop band from Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be featured at the Donna DeMint Memorial Cancer Benefit Concert on June 3. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Richardson Performing Arts Center in Southwestern College’s Christy Administration Building. Tickets are $15. This concert […]

Coffey weaves complex tale with serious themes in Some Small Magic

All Abel wants is a little bit of magic in his life. Enough money so his mom doesn’t cry at night. Healing for his broken body. And maybe a few answers about his past. When Abel discovers letters to him from the dad he believed dead, he wonders if magic […]

Mixed feelings for A Second Chance, a quick read with a nice message

Alexis A. Goring’s A Second Chance was kind of a mixed bag for me. A light — it’s only 154 pages long — and mostly lighthearted Christian contemporary romance, it fails to tick several of my boxes when it comes to reading enjoyment. The novella follows Traci Hightower, a recently jilted bride […]

Camden has intriguing take on difficult times with ‘To the Farthest Shores’

Fans of Elizabeth Camden won’t be disappointed with her newest release, To the Farthest Shores (Bethany House, $15.99, 336 pages, ISBN 9780764218804). Camden tackles some really difficult subjects in this novel — from trust to forgiveness, she handles each topic with aplomb. Jenny Bennett has been through a lot, but […]