Favorites of 2011
Here are my favorites, in no particular order:
Favorites of 2010
Crossing Oceans by Gina Holmes.
The Bishop by Steven James. Non-stop action. Thrilling!
Chasing Lilacs by Carla Stewart. Tender story that really hit home for me.
Reluctant Prophet by Nancy Rue. Great story. Great characters. Fabulous!
By Darkness Hid by Jill Williamson. Great story of a battle between good and evil.
Though Waters Roar by Lynn Austin. Beautiful mother-daughter relationships showing how God used each of them.
A Friend at Midnight by Caroline B. Cooney. A book that met me where I was when I needed it.
Scared by Tom Davis. Powerful story of hope in the midst of unbelievable suffering.
Watch Over Me by Christa Parrish. Tender and beautiful.
Dreamhouse Kings Series by Robert Liparulo. I loved the action and intensity of the books. Never a dull moment!
Favorites of 2009
The Knight by Steven James
Fireflies in December by Jennifer Erin Valent
The Will of Wisteria by Denise Hildreth
The Passion of Mary-Margaret by Lisa Samson
Kiss by Ted Dekker and Erin Healy
Lady of Milkweed Manor by Julie Klassen
Healing Waters by Nancy Rue and Stephen Arterburn
Just Between You and Me by Jenny B. Jones
The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Favorites of 2008
Every Good and Perfect Gift by Sharon K. Souza
Riven by Jerry Jenkins
When Crickets Cry by Charles Martin
Healing Stones by Nancy Rue and Stephen Arterburn
Happily Even After by Marilynn Griffith
My Hands Came Away Red by Lisa McKay
Suspense books are my favorite and the ones I liked the best last year were:
The Day of Evil Series (When the Day of Evil Comes, The Soul Hunter, My Soul to Keep) by Melanie Wells
A short story non-fiction book that's beautiful is Hope Rising by Kim Meeder
Favorites of 2007
So here is my list (note these are ones that I read in 2007, not necessarily published in 2007):
Allegory: Demon: A Memoir by Tosca Lee (My reivew)
Biblical: Jesus by Walter Wangerin
Comtemporary: Nobody by Creston Mapes (My Review)
Fantasy: The Restorer by Sharon Hincks (My Review)
Historical: A Proper Pursuit by Lynn Austin (My Review)
Romance: Even Now and Ever After by Karen Kingsbury
Suspense: This is super hard to decide! I pick 3 series as a tie: The Truth Chasers Series by Mark Mynheir (Reviews for book 1, book 2, book 3), Family Honor Series by Karen Ball (My reviews: book 1, book 2, book 3) and Mars Hill Classified Series by Austin Boyd My reviews: book 1, book 2, book 3).