Recommended Reads


This is where I’ll try to keep a running list of books I personally recommend. I will continually add to this list as I think of books or read new ones.


Created to be His Helpmeet – Debi Pearl

Five Love Languages – Gary D. Chapman

Men are Like Waffles–Women are Like Spaghetti – Pam Farrel

The Uncommon Marriage Adventure – Tony & Lauren Dungy

Love Unending – Becky Thompson

Power of a Praying Wife – Stormie Omartian


Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp

Five Love Languages of Children – Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell

Hope Unfolding – Becky Thompson

Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents – Gary Chapman

Power of a Praying Parent – Stormie Omartian

Better Together – Jill Savage


Thief of Glory – Sigmund Brouwer

Finding Me – Kathryn Cushman 

Taken – Dee Henderson

Refining Fire (Brides of Seattle book 2) – Tracie Peterson

Love Everlasting (Brides of Seattle book 3) – Tracie Peterson
(or pretty much any book by Tracie Peterson I highly recommend)

The Justice Game – Randy Singer

Fatal Convictions – Randy Singer

Hiding Places – Erin Healy

Drawing Fire , Burning Proof, and Catching Heat – Janice Cantore

The Girl from the Train – Irma Joubert

A Respectable Actress – Dorothy Love

All is Calm/All is Bright – Colleen Coble

Inn at Ocean’s Edge, Mermaid Moon, Twilight at Blueberry Barrens – Colleen Coble

Because You’re Mine – Colleen Coble

One Little Lie – Colleen Coble

The View from Rainshadow Bay – Colleen Coble

The Wedding Dress, The Wedding Chapel, The Wedding Shop – Rachel Hauck

A Royal Christmas Wedding – Rachel Hauck

Fifth Avenue Story Society – Rachel Hauck

Whispers in the Reading Room – Shelley Gray

The Mountain Midwife – Laurie Alice Eakes

If I Run, If I’m Found, If I Live – Terri Blackstock

Smoke Screen – Terri Blackstock

The Newsmakers by Lis Wiehl

Confessions of X – Suzanne Wolfe

Buckhead Dead – Deborah Malone

Kissed by a Cowboy – Debra Clopton

The Goodbye Bride, Just a Kiss – Denise Hunter

Lake Season – Denise Hunter

Traces of Guilt , Threads of Suspicion – Dee Henderson

Sister Dear – Laura McNeill

Dawn at Emberwilde – Sarah Ladd

Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray – Dorothy Love

The Witnesses – Robert Whitlow

Blueberry Cupcake Mystery – Naomi Miller

Sister Eve and the Blue Nun – Lynne Hinton

Delilah Treacherous Beauty – Angela Hunt

Through Raging Waters – Renee Blare

For No Apparent Reason – S. K. Derban

Circumvent – S. K. Derban

The Memory of You – Catherine West

Invitation-Harbingers Series Cycle 1

The Assault – Harbingers Series Cycle 2

Probing – Harbingers Series Cycle 3

Murder for the Time Being – Joanie Bruce

Still Life – Dani Pettrey

Dead Drift – Dani Pettrey

Restoring Love, Healing Love – Jennifer Slattery

Dancing in the Rain – Jennifer Slattery

Oath of Honor, Vow of Justice – Lynette Eason

Protecting Tanner Hollow – Lynette Eason

Collateral Damage – Lynette Eason

Beyond Justice, Imperfect Justice, Delayed Justice – Cara Putman

Flight Risk – Cara Putman

The Masterpiece – Francine Rivers

Soldier On – Vanessa Rasanen

Atoning for Ashes – Kaitlin Covel

Fragments of Fear – Carrie Stuart Parks

Star of Persia – Jill Eileen Smith

Hadassah: Queen of Persia – Diane Wallice Taylor

The Land Beneath Us – Sarah Sundin

Way of the Brave – Susan May Warren


The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty –  Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Mark Schlabach (contributor)

The Women of Duck Commander – Jessica Robertson, Kay Robertson, Korie Robertson, Lisa Robertson, Missy Robertson, Beth Clark

Blessed, Blessed…Blessed – Missy Robertson

It’s a God Thing Volume 2 – Don Jacobson

Bella’s Gift – Rick and Karen Santorum

Against All Odds: My Story – Chuck Norris

Eight Twenty Eight – Larissa and Ian Murphy

Trim Healthy Mama Plan and the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

This Life I Live – Rory Feek

Dear Joey – Alicia Eggers

Capital Gaines – Chip Gaines

God’s Hostage – Andrew Brunson

Child of Grace: A Death Row Story – Dr. Chris Brown

Christian Living

Storm–Hearing Jesus for the Times We Live In – Jim Cymbala

The Frazzled Female – Cindi Wood

Thirty Days in the Land with Jesus – Charles H. Dyer

A.D. The Bible Continues: The Book of Acts – Dr. David Jeremiah

A.D. The Bible Continues: The Revolution that Changed the World – Dr. David Jeremiah

How to Enjoy Reading Your Bible – Keith Ferrin

Devotions from the Garden – Miriam Drennan

Fervent – Priscilla Shirer

Unglued – Lysa Terkeurst

Prayer Points

5 Minutes with Jesus; Peace for Today – Sheila Walsh

Pressing Pause – Karen Ehmen and Ruth Schwenk

Moments with the Savior – Ken Gire

Never Unfriended by Lisa-Jo Baker–Book Review

Life in Community – Dustin Willis

Mornings with Tozer

Empowered – Catherine Parks

Encountering God’s Heart for You by Diane Stortz

Legion & Hagar – Shadia Hrichi

Growing in Holiness – R.C. Sproul

On Bended Knee – Crickett Keeth



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