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Hi everyone! It’s been a busy few months for me getting reviews done. Right now I’m working on five books that the reviews are due in January and February. Then I’ll be taking sometime to read what tickles my fancy and do reviews on those as well. I just want to share the details of these books with you even though they will also be included in my reviews. Maybe you’ll want to read along with me?


Number One:

39863515Title: An Anonymous Girl

Author(s): Greer Hendricks  and Sarah Pekkanen

Publication Date: January 8th 2019

Genres: Thriller, Fiction, Mystery

Synopsis:

Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed.

When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she’s thinking…and what she’s hiding. As Jess’s paranoia grows, it becomes clear that she can no longer trust what in her life is real, and what is one of Dr. Shields’ manipulative experiments. Caught in a web of deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.


Number Two:

41130963Title: The Marriage Bargain (Family Blessings #4)

Author: Stephanie Dees

Genre: Inspirational, Romance, Christian, Fiction

Synopsis:

Jules Sheehan will do anything to keep custody of the two orphaned girls in her care—including a marriage of convenience with their uncle. Cam Quinn crosses the globe as a travel writer, but he’s ready to settle down. Now tough, tender Jules is offering the home he’s secretly longed for. Can this marriage in name only become a family of the heart?


Number Three:

40728697Title: Daisy’s Search for Freedom (The Searchers Book One)

Author: Bertha Schwartz

Publication Date: June 17th 2018

Genres: Young Adult, Christian Fiction

Synopsis:

It’s the 1850s and Daisy, a slave girl from Alabama, is thrilled when her Mama is brought to her plantation to be the new cook. Six Oaks Plantation has been Daisy’s home for years, and the future looks bright now that she and her Mama have been reunited. The happiness doesn’t last, though, when a dangerous encounter with a notorious slave hunter endangers Daisy’s life. She has no choice but to run. Leaving behind everything she has ever known, Daisy strikes out alone on the Underground Railroad.

Daisy’s search for freedom leads her deep into the woods. Along the way she is joined by Simon, a four-year-old boy and his pet kitten. Pursued by dogs, uncertainty, and a slave tracker determined to capture them by any means necessary, Daisy starts to wonder if she will ever be safe again. Does Jesus care about runaway slaves lost in the woods?

Daisy’s Search for Freedom contains thought-provoking discussion questions for young readers.


Book Four:

40685797Title: Kelly’s Search for Family (The Searchers Book Two)

Author: Bertha Schwartz

Publication Date: December 1st 2018

Genres: Young Adult, Christian Fiction

Synopsis:

It’s 1880 and Kelly lives alone with her Papa, a lighthouse-keeper in Massachusetts. She longs to know more about her Mama, and Papa has finally promised to tell her the truth on her fourteenth birthday. Before Kelly can learn much though, dangerous men the notorious Blackburn Brothers arrive unannounced and take Papa away. Kelly is left alone and responsible for the lighthouse.
Granny, a former slave and family friend, learns of Kelly’s plight and decides to help find the answers to her questions. Mysterious letters, snow storms, and violence threaten Kelly’s safe haven as new friends help unearth old secrets in Kelly’s lighthouse home. How can she bring her papa back? Who is her true family?


Book Five:

40685798Title: Sarah’s Search for Treasure (The Searchers Book Three)

Author: Bertha Schwartz

Publication Date: December 1st 2018

Genres: Christian Fiction, Young Adult

Synopsis:

It’s 1849, and when Sarah’s papa and brother strike out for gold, she is stuck at home to help take care of the family and farm. This task quickly turns dangerous as the Gold Rush rises in frenzy around them. Neighbors abandon their livestock and the family must fend off half-started miners ready to steal everything they have. Sarah decides to turn her circumstances into a business—feeding the miners in exchange for gold and labor.

Sarah’s ingenuity and leadership are tested as she faces thieves, mysteries, and violent miners. Trouble closes in on all sides, and Sarah must make tough decisions on her own.

Soon Sarah learns that true treasure is not always gold, and that the greatest adventures can happen without even leaving home.

Sarah’s Search for Treasure is the third book in The Searchers series and contains thought-provoking discussion questions for young readers.


These reviews are in conjunction with St. Martin’s Press Early Reader Program and Just Read Publicity Tours.

I have been given these copies for free in exchange for an honest open review. I am not required in any way to give a high star rating.

I would like to say thank you to these individuals whom have trusted me with this responsibility and have been so generous.

The dates or post by dates are as follows:

An Anonymous Girl: January 8th 2019

The Marriage Bargain: January 15th 2019

Daisy’s Search for Freedom: January 18th 2019

Kelly’s Search for Family: January 25th 2019

Sarah’s Search for Treasure: February 1st 2019

I hope you all will join me for these reviews and maybe consider picking them up yourself and sending me your reviews?

Happy reading!

~Steph

 

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