Unfortunately, your access has now expired. But there’s good news—by subscribing today, you will receive 22 issues of Booklist magazine, 4 issues of Book Links, and single-login access to Booklist Online and over 180,000 reviews.
Your access to Booklist Online has expired. If you still subscribe to the print magazine, please proceed to your profile page and check your subscriber number against a current magazine mailing label. (If your print subscription has lapsed, you will need to renew.)
You must be logged in to read full text of reviews.
> Logged-in users can make lists, save searches, e-mail, and more!
> Click My Profile to create a username & password
> Try a free trial or subscribe today
April 15, 2017 BOOKLIST
Find more Top 10 Inspirational Fiction
The Alliance. By Jolina Petersheim. 2016. Tyndale, $22.99 (9781496413994); paper, $14.99 (9781496402219).
In Petersheim’s enthralling apocalyptic novel, an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) effectively ends life as we know it, leading members of a Mennonite community to band together with stranded Englischers.
Cold Shot. By Dani Pettrey. 2016. Bethany, $14.99 (9780764211973); e-book (9781441229427).
Pettrey’s new romantic-suspense series, Chesapeake Valor, begins with forensic anthropologist Finley Scott finishing a dig near Gettysburg only to be drawn into a very different investigation with a former sniper turned park ranger.
A Lady Unrivaled. By Roseanna M. White. 2016. Bethany, $14.99 (9780764213526).
White proves her mastery of historical Christian romance as she concludes her Ladies of the Manor series with this heart-pounding Edwardian tale of cursed diamonds, double agents, a skeptical lady, and a cantankerous lord.
Mrs. Lee & Mrs. Gray. By Dorothy Love. 2016. Thomas Nelson, $15.99 (9780718042448).
Love dramatizes the moral and spiritual complexities of the true-life friendship between Mary Custis Lee, daughter of wealthy plantation owners and wife to Robert E. Lee, and Selina Norris Gray, one of her family’s slaves.
Promise Lodge. By Charlotte Hubbard. 2016. Zebra, $7.99 (9781420139419); e-book (9781420139426).
As she kicks off her Promise Lodge series, Hubbard takes a refreshingly feminist approach to the lives of three Amish sisters who boldly start a new settlement while grappling with abuse and deceit.
The Prophetess: Deborah’s Story. By Jill Eileen Smith. 2016. Revell, $14.99 (9780800720353).
Deborah, a prophet and the only female judge in the Bible, takes center stage in the latest in Smith’s Daughters of the Promised Land series.
This Road We Traveled. By Jane Kirkpatrick. 2016. Revell, $14.99 (9780800722333).
Based on the true story of Tabitha Moffat Brown, Kirkpatrick’s dramatic novel follows three generations of Brown women as they make the treacherous journey to Oregon in 1845, trusting that God will provide.
Waves of Mercy. By Lynn Austin. 2016. Bethany, $15.99 (9780764218781).
In Austin’s tale of spiritual awakenings, tests of faith, family bonds, and love, two women in 1897 Michigan confront the past, including an immigrant family’s quest to find religious freedom in the U.S.
The Wedding Shop. By Rachel Hauck. 2016. Zondervan, $15.99 (9780310341543).
Best-selling Hauck tells a spellbinding and uplifting story of two spirited women in two centuries, each connected to a landmark wedding shop in Heart’s Bend, Tennessee.
You’re the One That I Want. By Susan May Warren. 2016. Tyndale, $14.99 (9781414378466).
Warren’s beloved Christiansen Family series draws to a close with an irresistible prodigal-son story about the reckless youngest brother, Owen, who falls in love with the captain’s daughter while working on an Alaskan fishing crew and returns home to confront his past.
> Try a free trial or subscribe today