Reviews by Mocha with Linda
On 8/20 Mocha with Linda wrote: For the Love:Fighting For Grace In A World Of Impossible StandardsJen Hatmaker(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-0718031824August 2015/224 pages/Hardcover/$22.99Best-selling author Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind. She knows how the squeeze of this life can make us ... For the Love
On 7/10 Mocha with Linda wrote: I Hope You DanceA Year of Weddings NovellaRobin Lee Hatcher(Zondervan)ASIN: B00OFMBF4EJune 2015/74 pages/$3.99Can two left feet lead to one perfect romance?Grant Nichols is a genius in the kitchen and a klutz on the dance floor. But his friend’s wedding is shaping up to be a shindig the likes of which ... I Hope You Dance
On 4/21 Mocha with Linda wrote: A Matter of Trust:A Mia Quinn MysteryLis Wiehl with April Henry(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1595549037April 2013/320 pages/Hardcover/$26.99($15.83 on Amazon and Barnesandnoble.comAlso discounted on Christianbook.com and booksamillion.com)When life is murder, who can you trust?One minute Mia Quinn is in ... A Matter of Trust
On 2/23 Mocha with Linda wrote: Fixing my Eyes on Jesus(Daily Moments in His Word)Anne Graham Lotz(Zondervan)ISBN: 978-0310327844January 2013/400 pages/$14.99The whole Bible points to Jesus. We need to keep our eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in (Hebrews 12:2).In Fixing My Eyes on Jesus from award-winning ... Fixing my Eyes on Jesus
On 8/13 Mocha with Linda wrote: Colleen Coble has penned another captivating tale in Tidewater Inn. The charm of the Outer Banks and an old seaside inn needing restoration would lend an idyllic touch to Hope Island -- until Libby witnesses her friend and business partner's kidnapping and uncovers a host of secrets in her newly discovered ... Another Winner from Colleen Coble
On 5/11 Mocha with Linda wrote: According to her website, this is one of Terri Blackstock's previous books that "has been repackaged and reissued, with a new chapter and other added material [and is one of her] favorite books, illustrating God’s grace and redemption." I am so glad it's been released again because I had not read it ... Covenant Child
On 2/10 Mocha with Linda wrote: Bittersweet SurrenderDiann Hunt(Thomas Nelson)ASIN: B006IIXCM6December 2011/E-book/524 KB/$9.99The last few years have been tough, but now Carly Westlake’s life seems picture perfect. Business at her spa is up thanks to her famous chocolate facials. And Jake Mitchell—-her dreamy, teenage crush-—has ... Bittersweet Surrender
On 12/2 Mocha with Linda wrote: SmittenColleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Diann Hunt, Denise Hunter(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1401684945December 2011/432 pages/$15.99Four friends devise a plan to turn Smitten, Vermont, into the country's premier romantic getaway--and each finds her own true love along the way.With Smitten Lumber Mill ... Come Visit Smitten
On 10/25 Mocha with Linda wrote: Lonestar AngelColleen Coble(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1595542694October 2011/352 pages/$15.99Eden’s hope is rekindled when Clay delivers astounding news: their baby girl has been found.Five years ago Eden and Clay Larson’s baby was stolen. When they went to pay the ransom, what happened changed their ... Lonestar Angel
On 10/20 Mocha with Linda wrote: His Steadfast LoveGolden Keyes Parsons(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1595546296October, 2011/320 pages/$15.99The Civil War - a defining time of great sacrifice, change, and betrayal which determined the fate of the Nation.It isn’t until it comes into her very home that Amanda Belle must face impossible ... A Marvelous Depiction
On 10/4 Mocha with Linda wrote: Wow. When I open a Lis Wiehl book, I know I won't be going to bed early! Her books absolutely sweep me in from page one and captivate me until the last page is turned. I loved her first series, The Triple Threat Club, which she co-wrote with April Henry, so I was excited to see she's beginning another ... You'll Stay Awake for Waking Hours!
On 9/26 Mocha with Linda wrote: The Wonder of Your LoveBeth Wiseman(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1595548863September, 2011/304 pages/$15.99Katie Ann lost the love of her life. Then God offers her a new beginning in Colorado.Katie Ann Stolzfus lives in the small Amish community of Canaan, Colorado. At forty she is widowed and raising her ... The Wonder of Your Love
On 8/25 Mocha with Linda wrote: Billy Graham in QuotesFranklin Grahamwith Donna Lee Toney(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-0849946493April, 2011/448 pages/$15.99ABOUT THE BOOK:A note from Franklin Graham: "My father, Billy Graham, is known for speaking out about the one and only thing that matters in this world: the Gospel of the Lord Jesus ... Billy Graham in Quotes
On 1/28 Mocha with Linda wrote: The Inheritance of BeautyNicole Seitz(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1595545046February, 2011/320 pages/$14.99Beauty is sometimes found in the most unlikely places.George Jacobs and his childhood sweetheart were just kids living in small-town Levy, SC, when the train brought the evil to town. Now eighty years ... The Inheritance of Beauty
On 12/21 Mocha with Linda wrote: Then Sings My SoulSpecial EditionRobert J. Morgan(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-0785231820November, 2010/320 pages/$19.99Stories of the most favorite and beloved seasonal hymns of faith.Don't look for a dry recounting of boring historical fact, the devotional-style stories in Then Sings My Soul show the emotion ... Then Sings My Soul - Special Edition
On 10/5 Mocha with Linda wrote: You Were Made to Make a DifferenceMax Lucado and Jenna Lucado Bishop(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-1400316007September, 2010/208 pages/$14.99Want to change the world? Did you know You Were Made to Make a Difference?This adaptation of Outlive Your Life for teens offers practical tips youth can take out into ... You Were Made to Make a Difference
On 9/27 Mocha with Linda wrote: Outlive Your LifeMax Lucado(Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-0849920691September, 2010/Hardcover/240 pages/$24.99These are difficult days in our world's history. 1.75 billion people are desperately poor, natural disasters are gouging entire nations, and economic uncertainty still reigns across the globe. But ... Max Lucado's Outlive Your Life
On 4/23 Mocha with Linda wrote: I am such a word geek. So I jumped at the chance to review this book from Thomas Nelson Publishers on the origins of many words and phrases.WHY YOU SAY ITWebb GarrisonThomas Nelson PublishersISBN: 1595552995ABOUT THE BOOK (from the publisher):Are you at the end of your rope? Wouldn’t it be nice if ... Ever Wondered Why You Say It?
On 4/5 Mocha with Linda wrote: Lis Wiehl is one of my newest "must-read" authors. I discovered her last year when I reviewed Face of Betrayal. Now her second novel, Hand of Fate (Thomas Nelson Publishers), has just been released, and it is every bit as compelling as her first novel.Hand of Fate finds the Triple Threat Club (named ... Add This One to Your TBR List!
On 2/25 Mocha with Linda wrote: I received an item for review a couple of weeks ago that I barely had time to look through before my girl confiscated it for her own use! And that is perfectly fine with me!Thomas Nelson Publishers has released a new "Biblezine" called Revolve 2010. This bright and attractive publication contains the ... Revolve 2010
On 1/6 Mocha with Linda wrote: Country music singer Sara Evans has released her first novel, co-written with established novelist Rachel Hauck and published by Thomas Nelson Publishers. I'm not a country music fan, so I wasn't familiar with her. This is the story of a soon-to-be bride who bears the scars of being born to restless, ... The Sweet By and By
On 12/7 Mocha with Linda wrote: I have been eagerly awaiting the release of the third and final book in the Healing Fiction series by Nancy Rue and Stephen Arterburn. It definitely lived up to exceeded my expecations!BOOK DESCRIPTION:In the struggle for healing, when do you fight and when do you surrender?Ryan Alexander-Coe is a talented ... Booked for the Holidays - Better Late Than Never!
On 10/22 Mocha with Linda wrote: Redefining Beautiful by Jenna Lucado is aimed at doing just that: helping girls to see themselves from God's perspective rather than through the world's distorted lens. In chapters as fresh and down-to-earth as if she were chatting at a sleepover, Jenna addresses these matters of the heart in the style ... Redefining Beautiful
On 6/28 Mocha with Linda wrote: She Still Calls Me DaddyBuilding a New Relationship with Your DaughterAfter You Walk Her Down the AislebyRobert Wolgemuth(Thomas Nelson)Dads and daughters. Daddy's girl. The phrases bring to mind sweet images of one of the most precious relationships. Even men who long for a bevy of little boys find ... A Must-Read! She Still Calls Me Daddy
On 5/22 Mocha with Linda wrote: I have a great book to recommend to you, written by someone who could have stepped into any of the professional roles detailed in this story.Fox News legal correspondent and former Federal Prosecutor Lis Wiehl has created a suspense novel that's as timely as tomorrow's headlines.While home on Christmas ... Add This To Your Reading List
On 4/16 Mocha with Linda wrote: Some books are fluff. Some are thought-provoking. And some should come with a Surgeon General's warning:WARNING: Reading this book may be dangerous to your spiritual status quo and cause squirming and conviction.The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns is one such book.Richard Stearns wastes no time ... The Hole in Our Gospel
On 3/6 Mocha with Linda wrote: I recently had the opportunity to read and review the 10th Anniversary Edition of Rachel's Tears, the story, and I was blessed beyond my expectations.BOOK SUMMARY:"I am not going to apologize for speaking the name of Jesus . . . If I have to sacrifice everything . . . I will." -Rachel ScottThe Columbine ... Review - Rachel's Tears
On 2/12 Mocha with Linda wrote: A book caught my eye and grabbed my interest as I was browsing at the store a couple of weeks ago, so when I was given the opportunity to read and review it, I jumped at the chance.One of my favorite winter sports has always been figure skating. Grace and artistry combined with incredible strength and ... On Thin Ice