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    Thank you for your encouragement and support for the past three years. We've had fun connecting with you and hope you've found useful material here on Reflections. And here's the but... Reflections In Hindsight is closing on December 21, 2012. Elaine and Sophie and I can be found over at http://authorculture.blogspot.com; April can be found at Clash of the Titles, http://www.clashofthetitles, http://www.aprilgardner.com and watch for news for more novels from her!; Janet is ever-present on the Internet with her very special words of wisdom and grace at http://www.janetperezeckles.com, and Luther--who knows where he'll show up next, but I'd watch my back if I were you... Book Reviews are always important, so I, Lisa, will continue to offer them through my blog, as well as those promotions for your new books or book launches, or your news.
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Reflections on Books

Members and Guests of Reflections in Hindsight offer peer-rated book reviews, posting on Sundays.

NOTE: Our reviewers may receive books at no cost or reduced cost from authors and publishers for review.

We accept mulitple reviews for books because we all have different opinons!

We also post more than on review on Sundays when we have them.

Format:
Please include title, author, copyright and publisher, ISBN, the book cover if available and purchase links.
The review should be at least 200 words or better, and you may include a paragraph from the publisher that’s not part of your review. You must also include your rating based on the following scale.
Send reviews to me at lisalickel-at-hotmail.com, along with suggested date for posting. Dates cannot be guaranteed, depending on how many reviews come in. We may choose to limit the amount of reviews to no more than five at a time.

Rating system (may include “half” ◊):

3 Reflections: Good read, minor problemic issues  ♦♦♦

4 Reflections: Satisfying read and will tell fellow readers about it ♦♦♦♦

5 Reflections: Loved the book, a keeper, and will  tell others ♦♦♦♦♦

BOOKS REVIEWED:

The Master’s Wall, by Sandi Rog

Love Finds You Under the Mistletoe by Anita Higman and Irene Brand

The Brotherhood by Jerry B. Jenkins

Miss Dimple Disappears by Mignon Ballard

Wounded Spirits by April Gardner and here

Destiny’s Dream by Delia Latham and here

Carol: A Modern-day retelling of A Christmas Carol by Bob Hartman

The Green Veil by Naomi Musch

Uncertain Heart by Andrea Boeshaar

In All Things by Shawna K Williams

Sabbath by Dan Allender

The Search by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Faith’s Reward by Tammy Barley

Fatal Judgment by Irene Hannon

Gallimore by Michelle Griep

The Curse of Captain LaFoote by Eddie Jones

Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz

The Homecoming by Dan Walsh

The Road to Deer Run by Elaine Marie Cooper

Yesterday’s Tomorrow by Catherine West

Undercurrent, by Michelle Griep

Patchwork Dreams, by Laura V Hilton

Over the Edge, by Brandilyn Collins

Fade to Blue, by Julie Carobini

The Falling Away, by TL Hines

God’s Little Princess, by Sheila Walsh

Caroline’s Choice, by Martha Rogers

The Final Summit, by Andy Andrews

Starting a Microbusiness for Teens, by Carol Topp

The Deepest Waters, by Dan Walsh

The Unforgiveable, by Tessa Stockton

Awakening, by JoAnn Durgin

2 Responses to “Reflections on Books”

  1. [...] but didn’t want to take away from my previous engagement with the wonderful authors over at Reflections in Hindsight. If you missed my post about what I’d do differently given the knowledge I’ve gained in [...]

  2. Oh I love to read. I have my review on http://getreadingnow.org It’s nice to see what you have read this year already.

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