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Looking in the Window: Cooking up a Mystery Goes on Tour with a $40 Amazon Gift Card as a Prize

   Reviews, a Contest and a Book Sale Hot Off the Press this morning - See below for The Texas Book-aholic entire review! Cooking up a Mystery's touring blogs with Celebrate Lit from now through April 22. In honor of the tour Pelican Book Group has put Cooking up a Mystery  e-Books on sale for $1.99 from now until April 15th. About Cooking up a Mystery  Laney Eskridge worked to put her husband through dental school. Then he left with another woman. She's on edge from the emotional scars and her parents' deaths. Then she hears unexplained noises in her new tea house, and her anxiety is tripled. Add a budding romance with Eric—a guy with a fear of commitment—and it's all too much to handle. She cuts ties with Eric and plunges into making her business pay off.  When Eric discovers that Laney's in danger, he vows to protect her. But can he make a lasting promise? Will she trust him? . . .and when they overhear a threat that could cause national turmoil, will anyone bel
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Looking Out the Window: Susan Aken Talks about Unshakable, Unbreakable Joy: A 10-Week Bible Study

A Warm Welcome To Susan Aken Hi, Susan tell us a little about yourself and your Bible study. I’m waiting for that phone call from God. Moses, the man God called to lead the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, spoke to God face to face. Saul, who wrote much of the New Testament, met Jesus on the road to Damascus and heard Him speak audibly. How often do we wish God would communicate so directly with us? We want clear directions. We do have detailed guidance from Him in His word, the Bible. To truly understand God and His will it’s crucial to know and comprehend Scripture. God never leads us contradictory to His word and His revelation to us is complete. To truly understand God and His will, it’s crucial to know and comprehend Scripture. God never leads us contrary to His word and His revelation to us is complete. The first step to hear from God is to know the Bible well . He most often speaks to us through its message. We don’t see God’s face, but we can still talk to Him direc


  ​ Rejoice! He Is Risen! We're turning the corner after a year of trials and tribulation, and Easter's the perfect time to give thanks to God for being with us, helping and comforting us. He is our rock. It's also time to remember Christ's Gospel of Love and His sacrifice for our salvation. It's time to think of new beginnings. " For God so Loved the World he gave his one and only son that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:16 photo courtesy of Photo Bucket "They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified..." Matthew 20: 18 - 19 Photo Courtesy of Photo Bucket On the third day he rose from the dead! He conquered death and lives with us today. We are commissioned to "Go into the world and preach the Gospel to all creation." Mark 16:15 Photo courtesy of Google Happy Easter  

Looking Out the Window: American Christian Fiction Writers April New Releases

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website Contemporary Romance: Bookshop by the Sea by Denise Hunter -- It’s finally time for Sophie Lawson to follow her own pursuits. Brother Seth has a new job, and sister Jenna is set to marry her college beau in Piper’s Cove. But the destination wedding reunites Sophie with best man Aiden Maddox, her high school sweetheart who left her without a backward glance. When an advancing hurricane strands Aiden in Piper’s Cove after the wedding, he finds the hotels booked to capacity and has to ask Sophie to put him up until the storm passes. As the two ride out the weather, old feelings rise to the surface. The delay also leaves Sophie with mere days to get her bookshop up and running. Can she trust Aiden to stick around?  And will he find the courage to risk his heart? (Contemporary Romance from HarperCollins Christian Publishing (Thomas Nelson and Zondervan))  Surviving Carmelita by Susan Miura -

Looking Out the Window: Barbara Britton Enjoys Bringing Little Known Bible Characters to Light. She Introduces Lioness: Mahlah's Journey. Gives Away a Copy.

  A Warm Welcome to Barbara Britton Are you familiar with the daughters of Zelophehad? Let us know and you will be entered into a giveaway of an e-Book or print copy (U.S. residents) of  Lioness: Mahlah’s Journey.  To enter to win leave your answer and an email address below. Thank you for having me on your blog today, Gail. It's my pleasure. Thanks for sharing Bible verses and a yummy recipe with us. My favorite Bible verses have always been Philippians 4:6-7. How can one not like a verse that says “Do not be anxious about anything…”  After I received a breast cancer diagnosis, I added the preceding verses to my favorites. Philippians 4:4-5 says: “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all.” How does one rejoice with cancer? I knew no matter the outcome of my diagnosis that I would be with God in Heaven. My eternal life starts on this earth, doing life with Jesus each day. I also had my church family and Christians all over the