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Hello, reader friends! It’s time to dive into day 5 of our year-end celebration so click here if you missed one of the earlier posts!
Genres, time periods, settings… we love them all! SO, what kind of fictional experience are y’all in the mood for?! Not sure? Can’t decide? I’m here for you!
We’re dedicating this final week of the year to the swoof files! Seven lists of ten(ish) books each categorized by swoof, my experience of the reads!
Let’s talk about hopeful reads! These books encourage, inspire, and fill hearts with faith and satisfaction! Each of these books has been featured on Faithfully Bookish in 2017 so y’all can get the scoop by clicking the covers below for more about these lovely stories!
The Message in a Bottle Romance Collection
by Joanne Bischof, Amanda Dykes, Heather Day Gilbert, Jocelyn Green, Maureen Lang
This is the most moving novella collection I have ever read! It follows a copper bottle (and its message) as it journeys across the globe, spanning several historical time periods and concluding in modern times.
A Season to Dance
by Patricia Beal
This story will give your heartstrings a workout! The artistry of dance and nature saturates every moment of this beauty from ashes tale while heartache, betrayal, and turmoil beg for redemption, restoration, and grace.
Catching the Wind
by Melanie Dobson
This intricate storyline weaves past and present into a moving and heartfelt adventure.
by Katie Ganshert
This story weaves through some of life’s toughest questions while pointing readers to the Comfort amid the chaos of this world.
My Unexpected Hope
by Tammy L. Gray
This story will challenge your thinking and raise your level of compassion!
Then There Was You
by Kara Isaac
The elements of healing, forgiveness, and seeking God’s will above our own plans and understanding within this story touched my heart and brought tears to my eyes!
A Love So True
by Melissa Jagears
The children in this book will steal your heart and the story will have you rooting for true love, reader friends!
Regency Brides: A Legacy of Grace series
by Carolyn Miller
Each book in this series touches on biblical truths and characters come to faith and/or grown in their faith in genuine, authentic ways.
by Jennifer Rodewald
This story authentically illustrates the importance of relationships (and one specific relationship above all).
Shine Like the Dawn
by Carrie Turansky
A message of hope and faith shines through in this entertaining story.
Which of these hopeful reads have YOU experienced, reader friends?
What books would you add?