Here are five novels I've read recently and highly recommend.
Bonus: I'm giving my thumbnail description in 140 characters or less. (You're welcome.)
(And in case you wondered, these are listed in alphabetical order by title.)
The Lion's Heart, by Dena Hunt
Hot topic, tackled well. Will not only get you thinking, but will also pull your heartstrings. A courageous book I'm sharing far and wide.
The Rising, by Robert Ovies
Maybe the best book I've read this year. Fast-paced, stellar writing, powerful storytelling. Couldn't put it down OR quit talking about it.
A Subtle Grace, by Ellen Gable
A good story, well told, and I can heartily recommend it. Full of romance and history, with a side of suspense and plot. Perfect for beach!
Tobit's Dog, by Michael Nicholas Richard
Retelling a Bible story, but not in any way boring. You'll turn the pages, love the characters, and maybe even walk away changed. LOVED it!
The Watson Chronicles: A Sherlock Holmes Novel in Stories, by Ann Margaret Lewis
One word: masterful. Stories well-constructed, mysteries that leave you scratching your head, characters who come to life. Prepare to enjoy!
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When she’s not chasing kids, chugging coffee, or juggling work, Sarah Reinhard’s usually trying to stay up read just one…more…chapter. She writes and works in the midst of rural farm life with little ones underfoot. She is part of the team for the award-winning Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, as well as the author of a number of books. You can join her for a weekday take on Catholic life by subscribing to Three Shots and follow her writing at Snoring Scholar.