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TOP 10 Tuesday — Around The World in Books!

19 Jul

This week the folks at The Broke And The Bookish are focusing on Books Set Outside The United States. To find out all the great books bloggers are recommending, click HERE.

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I’m not much of a traveler, but I have loved the places I visited in books! Because there are so many great books set outside of the US, I have included many more than 10, 25 in fact. Divided by geographic location, my list includes books set within the last 100 years so that you can easily see where you are visiting! Have fun exploring the world!

Around The World in Books

The Americas

CanadaThe Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder by Rachel McMillan.

MexicoMore Than Conquerors by Kathi Macias 

NicaraguaWater from My Heart by Charles Martin

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Europe

EnglandThe Inheritance by Michael Phillips

Maggie Bright by Tracy Groot

Secrets of A Charmed Life by Susan Meissner

FranceDefy The Night by Heather Munn and Lydia Munn

Flame of Resistance by Tracy Groot

GreeceThe Patmos Deception by Davis Bunn

Netherlands Snow on The Tulips by Liz Tolsma

Ukraine Beyond The Rapids by Evelyn Puerto

Like A River from Its Course by Kelli Stuart

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Africa

AlgeriaTwo Destinies by Elizabeth Musser

South AfricaThe Girl from The Train by Irma Joubert

No Greater Love by Kathi Macias

SudanSide by Side by Jana Kelley

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The Middle East 

AfghanistanFarewell, Four Waters by Kate McCord

Saudia Arabia People of The Book by Kathi Macias

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Asia

ChinaCity of Tranquil Light by Bo Caldwell

Red Ink by Kathi Macias 

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies)Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer

North KoreaBeloved Daughter by Alana Terry

The PhilippinesRemember The Lilies by Liz Tolsma

VietnamYesterday’s Tomorrow by Catherine West

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Australia 

Winter in Full Bloom by Anita Higman

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Where do you want to travel?

 

Book Review: The Moses Quilt

22 Feb

693586_w185The Moses Quilt is a contemporary novel that bridges racial and generational divides. With a realistic and compassionate look into a twenty-first-century dilemma, multiple award-winning author Kathi Macias introduces readers to a confused and apprehensive young woman, Mazie Hartford. Facing major decisions about the love of her life and her future, she must also wrestle with a nagging question about her family’s past. She finds the answer to her questions in a most unexpected way—her great-grandmother’s Moses quilt. As her great-grandmother begins to explain how each patch represents a story of courage and freedom, Mazie must decide if she has the courage and freedom to overcome her own personal fears and prejudices.

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Kathi-Macias-photo-200x300Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) and was the 2011 Author of the Year from BooksandAuthors.net. Her novel set in China, Red Ink, was named Golden Scrolls 2011 Novel of the Year and was also a Carol Award Finalist; her October 2012 release, Unexpected Christmas Hero, was named 2012 Book of the Year by BookandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband.

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My Impressions:

I love that Kathi Macias’ novels always are written with a passion for their subject matter. Whether it is the persecuted church, abused and enslaved women or the homeless, Kathi brings an authenticity and a clarity to the subject that allows her readers to feel the importance of her stories as well as put themselves into the action. In The Moses Quilt, book 1 of the Quilt Series, Kathi explores the heroic figure of Harriet Tubman, but with a bit of a twist. Harriet’s story is shared by a 93 year old, white, Southern woman seeking to impart meaning and relevance into her great-grandaughter’s life. It is this contemporary angle to the story that brings modern circumstances and historical significance to light.

Maizie is a young woman who has a decision to make. Her boyfriend Edward has asked her to marry him repeatedly. But Maizie is reluctant to commit, leading her family, Edward and Edward’s family wondering if their different races is the problem. Maizie doesn’t even know herself. But her great-grandmother, Mimi, is determined, with God’s help, to expose Maizie’s fears and help her to decide where her heart truly lies. Mimi begins to tell Harriet Tubman’s story using a quilt she purchased years before. In her last days, Mimi wants to help Maizie understand not only the past, but the present.

The Moses Quilt is a two part novel, telling both Harriet and Maizie’s stories. The two are intertwined and the story takes on an air of mystery. The full extent of Harriet Tubman’s story was new to me, and I appreciate the research Kathi did and the clever way she told it. Edward and Maizie’s story is also one that many, even in the Christian community, still have trouble with. Old prejudices are hard to overcome. Kathi has handled that subject with grace and love.

All in all, I really liked The Moses Quilt and look forward to reading more in the Quilt Series.

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(I received a copy of The Moses Quilt from Pump Up Your Book in return for an honest review. The opinions expressed are mine alone.)

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Monday, February 4th

Book spotlight at Cheryl’s Christian Book Connection

Tuesday, February 5th

Book giveaway at The Busy Mom’s Daily

Thursday, February 7th

Book trailer featured at If Books Could Talk

Friday, February 8th

Guest blogging at Freda’s Voice

Monday, February 11th

Book trailer spotlight at The Writer’s Life

Tuesday, February 12th

Book spotlight at WV Stitcher

Wednesday, February 13th

Book spotlight at Jody’s Book Reviews

Thursday, February 14th

First chapter reviewed at The Book Connection

Friday, February 15th

Guest blogging at Literarily Speaking

Author interview and giveaway at ASC Book Reviews

Monday, February 18th

Book spotlight at The Borrowed Book

Tuesday, February 19th

Book teaser at 4 the Love of Books

Wednesday, February 20th

Book reviewed at S.A.G.A.

Thursday, February 21st

Book reviewed at Rambles of a SAHM

Friday, February 22nd

Book reviewed at By the Book

Monday, February 25th

Book reviewed at Sharon’s Garden of Book Reviews

Book reviewed at ASC Book Reviews

Tuesday, February 26th

Book reviewed at Deco My Heart

Wednesday, February 27th

Guest blogging at Lori’s Reading Corner

Tuesday, March 5th

Book reviewed by Café Lily Book Reviews

Guest Post: Kathi Macias — Author of Unexpected Christmas Hero

15 Nov

 

My 2012 Christmas novel, Unexpected Christmas Hero, released from New Hope Publishers in mid-October. It is a story about a family (mother and two small children) who become homeless when their husband/father dies unexpectedly and leaves them in terrible financial straits. The family is befriended by a homeless Vietnam vet who becomes their “unexpected Christmas hero,” despite his own precarious position. I just learned from my publisher that the man on the cover (Willard Parker) truly is homeless but graciously agreed to pose for this photo. He told the photographer that he is separated from his family and would like very much to be reunited with them (particularly his grown daughter). So I thought about all you wonderful blog followers and social networking friends and decided, Why not band together and try to make this happen for Mr. Parker? I am posting the story from the photographer below so you can see how Mr. Parker ended up on the cover. If you recognize/know Mr. Parker and/or have any information about his family, please leave a comment here with your contact information or email me at ezyrtr@ca.rr.com. Meanwhile, please pass this information along to anyone you can – via your own blogs, social networks, email loops, whatever way possible to help get the word out. Let’s make this go viral and bring this family back together!

Story from photographer/designer:

We (designer and photographer Michel Lê and spouse Christine) were Christmas vacationing in Asheville, NC. I had Kathi’s book cover to design and needed photos of homeless people. Christine remembered seeing homeless people under some bridge in town. I grabbed my camera and off we went. After unsuccessfully circling around for an hour, I decided to call it off and head back.

That’s when God told Christine to persevere, and to go in a different part of town. And there he was, Willard Parker, the perfect physical representation (in my opinion) of Kathi’s Unexpected Christmas Hero‘s main character. We stopped the car and asked him if he was homeless and willing to pose for a few photos, after explaining to him the book story.

Willard said yes and was very accommodating. While driving to a suitable place for the photos, Willard offered us a glimpse of his life. He lost his house a few years back. He has a daughter somewhere north (maybe Detroit?) whom he lost touch. Willard also believes in our Lord Jesus Christ.

We had a sense of great sadness in his life, that it didn’t turned out the way he hoped for. Willard had a very humble and kind spirit. But we sensed a quiet yet powerful sparkle and desire for life. He longed to see his daughter, and we felt how hard that would be for him in his present situation. He is basically illiterate as I found out (when I asked him to read and sign the Model Release).

I wanted to buy him lunch in a restaurant but he politely declined (maybe for fear of not being “part of the crowd”). We gave him some money and left, with a heavy heart and deeply moved.

While designing the cover, I prayed that the one with him would be chosen (there were others being considered), so I could send him a few copies, that in turn he could send one to his daughter (assuming we locate her). I prayed that God would make this happen, that He would flood his daughter with new love for her dad after seeing him on a book cover, that she would be proud of him, that she would have a great desire to reunite with him, just like we long to reunite in love with our Father. I hoped and prayed for it to happen. It would be the greatest Christmas gift of all for Willard.

Then the cover with Willard was chosen and the author decided to launch a campaign to find Willard’s family and reunite them. Thank You, God! We hope/pray that many of you will join us to spread the word. Sooner or later, someone out there will recognize Willard’s picture and/or name and know how to contact his family. Thank you all for being part of this! Now let’s get to work and see what God can do!!!

Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) and was the 2011 Author of the Year from BooksandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband. You can find out more about Kathi or contact her via her website: www.kathimacias.com.

Book Review: Unexpected Christmas Hero

15 Nov

Never expecting to be homeless, Josie Meyers and her children are shocked when circumstances force them to live on the streets. Rick, a down-and-out disabled vet, befriends them, reawakening memories of a faith Josie had in childhood. But can she reconcile her once-held beliefs with her current situation? Will she and her children even survive long enough to try to rekindle Josie’s faith?

 

Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) and was the 2011 Author of the Year from BooksandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband. You can find out more about Kathi or contact her via her website: www.kathimacias.com.

Follow Kathi on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/#!/alandkathi

Like Kathi on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Kathi-Macias/75996188045

Pre-order a copy of Unexpected Christmas Hero from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Unexpected-Christmas-Hero-Kathi-Macias/dp/1596693541

Pre-order a copy of Unexpected Christmas Hero from Christianbook.com: http://www.christianbook.com/unexpected-christmas-hero-kathi-macias/9781596693548/pd/693548

My Impressions:

Kathi Macias has a talent for taking tough issues such as human trafficking and illegal immigration and putting a human face on it to touch a reader’s heart. In Unexpected Christmas Hero, Macias tackles homelessness. The Meyers family is in the midst of an unbelievable situation. A young mother and her 2 children find themselves homeless. What was once an idyllic life has become a nightmare of survival. Josie has lost her mother, husband and finally her home and security. Forced onto the streets due to foreclosure and overwhelmed social services, Josie fights to keep her children safe despite their endless search for food and shelter. But Josie soon learns that there are people who care for her, even those who have so little. And maybe God can be counted on to care as well.

The desperation of the homeless is brought to life within the pages of Unexpected Christmas Hero. My heart broke for this fictional family because of my realization that this is real life for so many. This is a book to open your eyes and heart to the needs of others. It is especially a must read for this holiday season. I find myself going back over the plight of the Meyers family and wondering what my response would be and what it will be to those who are really experiencing homelessness. And the faith and service of the people of God are a reminder of what it really means to love your neighbor.

If you can read only one Christmas novel this year, make it Unexpected Christmas Hero. You will be glad you did.

Highly Recommended.

(Thanks to Pump Up Your Book for a copy of Unexpected Christmas Hero. The opinions expressed are mine alone.)

Unexpected Christmas Hero Virtual Book Publicity Tour Schedule

Monday, November 12th

Book review at My Devotional Thoughts

Tuesday, November 13th

Book review at Maureen’s Musings

Wednesday, November 14th

Guest post and giveaway at 4 the Love of Books

Thursday, November 15th

Book review at By the Book

Friday, November 16th

Guest post at Literal Exposure

Book review at Reviews from the Heart

Monday, November 19th

Book review at The Mary Reader

Tuesday, November 20th

Book review at Freda’s Voice

Book review and giveaway at Ramblings of a SAHM

Wednesday, November 21st

Book review at The Book Connection

Book review at The Self-Taught Cook

Thursday, November 22nd

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Friday, November 23rd

Book spotlight and giveaway at The Busy Mom’s Daily

Book Review: The Deliverer

12 Sep

The Deliverer picks up just months after Special Delivery leaves off, continuing with the stories of Mara, freed from slavery but still struggling with scars and memories from the past; Jonathan, attending Bible college but strongly drawn to Mara, despite her past; and Lawan, having escaped the brothel in Thailand and miraculously reunited with her younger sister in the US and adopted by the same family. Will Mara be able to move past the pain and hatred that bind her, even if it means traveling back to the place where her parents betrayed her and sold her into sexual slavery? Will she allow The Deliverer to set her free—once and for all?

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Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) and was the 2011 Author of the Year from BooksandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband. Her newest release isThe Deliverer, the third and final book in her “Freedom” series. You can find out more about Kathi or contact her via her website: www.kathimacias.com.
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My Impressions:

The Deliverer is a satisfying conclusion to Kathi Macias’ Freedom Series. Because it is the third installment in the series and not a standalone novel, I highly recommend that you first read the first two books in the series — Deliver Me From Evil and Special Delivery. Believe me, you will not want to miss any part of this wonderful series.

The Deliverer picks up the stories of two young women that have been brutalized by human trafficking — one in Thailand and one in the United States. Their stories are heartbreaking and almost unbelievable. But only almost, because human trafficking is only too real across the world and in our own backyards. But their lives, which could have remained hopeless and desperate, are redeemed by the help and love of other people and ultimately through the love of God. Told primarily through the inner voices of the characters, The Deliverer details the guilt and shame that victims of sin go through. It was this perspective that gave a deepness to Mara and Lawan’s stories. And as always, Kathi Macias reinforces the importance of prayer in our relationship and restoration with God. The inner thoughts of other characters are shared as well, and we see that our thought lives are  just as important as our actions.

Most of the story lines are concluded, but Macias leaves enough undone to keep the reader wondering — a great technique to keep the reader thinking and the discussions going. Overall, I would recommend the entire Freedom series, especially for discussion groups. It will open your eyes and your heart to the plight of those in chains everywhere.

Highly Recommended.

(I received The Deliverer from Pump Up Your Book in exchange for a review. The opinions expressed are mine alone.)

The Deliverer Virtual Book Publicity Tour Schedule

Monday, September 10th

Guest post and giveaway at 4 the Love of Books

Tuesday, September 11th

Book review at Maureen’s Musings

Wednesday, September 12th

Book review at By the Book

Thursday, September 13th

Book review at Legacy of a Writer

Friday, September 14th

Book review at My Devotional Thoughts

Monday, September 17th

Book review at Reading, Writing and Ruckus

Tuesday, September 18th

Guest post at Review from Here

Wednesday, September 19th

Book review at Words I Write Crazy

Thursday, September 20th

Book review at The Book Connection

Friday, September 21st

Book spotlight and giveaway at The Busy Mom’s Daily

Book review and giveaway at Ramblings of a SAHM

Book Review: Special Delivery

11 Apr

In book two of the “Freedom” series, readers find Mara fighting against her attraction to Bible college student Jonathan Flannery, even while wrestling with risking her own precarious safety to become involved in the rescue of another girl who is pregnant and desperately wants to escape her captors and save her own life, as well as her child’s.

Halfway around the world in a brothel in Thailand, a young girl named Lawan is rescued with the promise of being reunited with her little sister who was adopted by an interracial couple in the States, friends of Jonathan’s family. 

Meanwhile, Jefe—Mara’s uncle, who held her as a sex slave in his brothel in San Diego for years—seeks revenge for Mara’s testimony that put him behind bars for life. Will his underworld connections be successful in kidnapping and killing the girl who believes she has finally won her freedom?

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Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored more than 30 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences, and won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association). Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband, Al. Her most recent release is Special Delivery, the second book in her Freedom series. You can find Kathi at www.kathimacias.com or www.boldfiction.com.

My Impressions: 

Special Delivery, book 2 in Kathi Macias’ Freedom series, is the continuing story of girls and young women trapped in the horrific world of sex slavery.   Macias has written a novel that explores this tough subject with sensitivity, not sensationalism.  Sometimes hard to read because of the disturbing images it conjures, Special Delivery is, nevertheless, a must-read for Christians hoping to understand this world.

The book opens two years after the end of book 1, Deliver Me From Evil. Mara has returned to San Diego to start her new life.  But it is difficult.  Mara was forced into sex slavery by her uncle when only 5 years old.  The terrors of her former life continue to affect the young woman.  And when she encounters a young girl she is sure is being forced into the same slavery, the horrors return. Across the world in Thailand’s Golden Triangle, almost eleven year old, Lawan, has spent two years in a brothel enduring unspeakable terrors night after night. Her faith in Jesus is strong, but her hold on hope is slipping.   Through actions and prayers of others, God works to free the captives.

I always enjoy a book written by Kathi Macias.  She brings her characters to life. There is suspense at every turn.  There is also a message of hope in God not always found in books, even in the Christian market.  It is evident that Macias has a passion for freeing captives — both physical and spiritual.  Her books are filled with the power of God as He works through His people.

Should you read Special Delivery?  Oh yes.  But be prepared to be uncomfortable, shocked and changed by the experience.

 

Highly Recommended.

 

(I received Special Delivery from Pump Up Your Books in return for an honest review.  The opinions expressed are mine alone.)

 

Monday, March 19th

Book reviewed, interviewed and giveaway at Maureen’s Musings

Wednesday, March 21st

Interviewed at Blogcritics

Book trailer featured at If Books Could Talk

Thursday, March 22nd

Interviewed and giveaway at Café of Dreams

Friday, March 23rd

Book spotlight and giveaway at Books, Products and More!

Book reviewed at Splashes of Joy

Book reviewed at Legacy of a Writer

Monday, March 26th

Book excerpt featured at Between the Covers

Tuesday, March 27th

Guest blogging at Lori’s Reading Corner

Wednesday, March 28th

Guest blogging at Literarily Speaking

Thursday, March 29th

Book spotlighted at The Writer’s Life

Friday, March 30th

Guest blogging and giveaway at Reviews by Molly

Monday, April 2nd

Book reviewed at The Book Connection

Tuesday, April 3rd

Book reviewed at Reading, Writing & Ruckus

Wednesday, April 4th

Guest blogging at The Hot Author Report

Thursday, April 5th

Book reviewed and giveaway at Reviews from the Heart

Friday, April 6th

Book reviewed at Year of Jubilee Reviews

Monday, April 9th

Book reviewed at Words I Write Crazy

Tuesday, April 10th

Book reviewed at Lynn’s Corner

Wednesday, April 11th

Book reviewed at By the Book

Thursday, April 12th

Guest blogging at Cheryl’s Christian Book Connection

Friday, April 13th

Book reviewed at 4 the Love of Books

Thursday, April 24th

Interviewed at A Book and A Chat podcast with Storyheart

 

Book Review: A Christmas Journey Home

26 Oct

During Isabella Alcantara’s seventh month of pregnancy, her parents and siblings are murdered in gang- and drug-related violence, simply because their home was targeted by mistake. Isabella knows she was spared only because she now lives in a different location, but she knows too that the same thing could easily happen to her and her husband, Francisco. When her grandfather offers to hire a “coyote” to bring them across the border to America, she agrees. But Francisco and Isabella are abandoned by the coyote and left to die. Francisco then valiantly sacrifices himself to get Isabella to safety. Homeless, nearly penniless, pregnant, and alone, Isabella determines to find a way to honor her promise to her beloved husband.

Living on one of the smaller spreads along the Arizona border, Miriam Nelson becomes furious with God and turns from her faith when her border patrol agent husband, David, is killed in a skirmish with drug smugglers. Though her mother and young son do their best to woo her back from the anger and bitterness that have overtaken her, they make little headway.

Two widows—one driven by fear and a promise, the other by bitterness and revenge—must make their journeys along different pathways, but with the same destination: a barn fullof animals that stands waiting for them on Christmas Eve. Forced to face their personal demons, Isabella and Miriam soon discover a common yearning that will bind them together in a most miraculous way.

Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored more than 30 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences, and won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association). Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband, Al, where the two of them spend their free time buzzing around in their new ride: Al’s 2005 sunburst orange Corvette. Here latest releases areDeliver Me From Evil and A Christmas Journey Home.

You can find out more about Kathi’s writing and speaking at www.kathimacias.com.

My Impressions:

A Christmas Journey Home is a Kathi Macias novel at its best.  It combines a subject taken from today’s headlines, with the truth of God’s word and His praying people.  The subject is controversial — illegal immigrants from Mexico seeking a new life in the United States and the violence on our country’s southern border that has taken the lives of too many innocent and courageous people.

Isabella is the victim of violence in her native Mexico.  Her grandfather gives her and her husband his life savings to make a life to the north.  Miriam is a victim as well.  Her husband, David, a border guard, was murdered by drug runners coming across the Mexican-U.S. border.  Both struggle with whether God really cares and if they can ever trust Him.  At home in Mexico, Isabella’s grandfather continues to pray for Isabella, her husband and unborn child, even as he struggles with whether God will honor his prayers due to his urging his family to cross into the U.S. illegally.

No matter what you think about illegal immigration, I believe A Christmas Journey Home will touch any reader with the power of God’s love, purpose, and sovereignty that is evident in the novel.  And as always, Kathi Macias demonstrates the need for prayer and God’s never failing response to it.  This novel is heart-breaking and heart-warming all at once.

Recommended.

Check out others what others on the tour have to say about A Christmas Journey Home.

Monday, October 17th

Book reviewed at Broken Teepee

Tuesday, October 18th

Book reviewed and giveaway at Five Alarm Book Reviews

Book reviewed at Splashes of Joy

Wednesday, October 19th

 Book reviewed at Finding Hope through Fiction

Thursday, October 20th

Book reviewed at Reviews from the Heart

Friday, October 21st

Book reviewed at Life with Karen

Book reviewed at Pitching Pencils

Saturday, October 22nd

Interviewed at A Book and A Chat Blog Talk Radio Show with Storyheart

Monday, October 24th

Book reviewed at Hywela Lyn Blog

Tuesday, October 25th

Book reviewed at Reading Frenzy

Wednesday, October 26th

Book reviewed at By the Book

Book reviewed at The Phantom Paragrapher

Thursday, October 27th

Book reviewed and giveaway at The Book Connection

Book reviewed at MysteriesEtc

Friday, October 28th

Book reviewed at Debbie’s Book Bag

Book reviewed at One Day at a Time

(I received A Christmas Journey Home from Pump Up Your Book in exchange for a review.  The opinions expressed are mine alone.)