Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz. 2010. Revell. 368 pages.
Touching the Clouds. Bonnie Leon. 2010. July 2010. Revell. 320 pages.
Fancy Pants. Cathy Marie Hake. 2007. Bethany House. 384 pages.
© Becky Laney of Operation Actually Read Bible
New York, 1890Rexall Hume planted his hands on the desk and leaned forward, his scowl rivaling a gargoyle's. "You've tested my patience far too long, Lady Hathwell. A year and a day--that's how long I've waited."
Red River, KentuckeJuly 1765Morrow paused on the river trail to wipe her brow with the hem of her linsey shift. It was a true Kentucke July, and the woods were hot as a hearth, the leaves of the elms and oaks and sycamores curling for lack of water, the dust beneath her bare feet fine as flour. Even the river seemed like bathwater, its surface still and unbroken as green glass.
Fort Pitt, PennsylvaniaJune 1778Morrow took out a painted paper fan, her gloved hands trembling, and recalled the look of horror on her aunt's face moments before when she'd embarked, as if she'd stepped into a coffin instead of a keelboat.
A is for apricot, apple and Augustine--Africa's ancient bishop.When I was a young boy, I took some pears that did not belong to me. I did not want the pears; I just enjoyed doing wrong. But God loved me and Christ died to forgive all my sin. Years later when I was serving as a bishop, I wrote two famous books. And I worked hard to remind the church that God loves us before we love him.