Lately I’ve been making more of an effort to read books in the genre I generally write in which is Christian contemporary fiction. So while my e-reader posts are usually more eclectic, this edition will focus solely on the faith-based genre. Even if you normally don’t read these types of books, I hope you take a chance and check one of them out! Click on the pics to purchase via Amazon.
Author: Unoma Nwankwor
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Book Description: An answered prayer. An unforeseen betrayal. A family healed by grace.
Amara and Ejike Dike had been married for six glorious years. Amara was convinced Ejike, was the perfect gift from God. Loving, charming and very easy on the eyes. They had a beautiful life. Well, not so beautiful. Amara’s inability to bear children made her feel like a less than the perfect mate for her husband.Then after many years, God lifted her faith and had finally heard her cry. The Dikes couldn’t be happier.
A surprise visit from Chinelo, Amara’s long lost cousin, turns Amara’s world upside down and threatens to turn her once-perfect existence into ashes.
Ejike loved his wife with a passion. They shared a burning desire and faith in God that burned deep. However Chinelo’s appearance would open a Pandora’s Box that had purposely been kept shut.
Faced with the loss of all she holds dear, Amara finds herself at crossroads. Would she lean on God’s sustaining grace to let go and travel the rocky path to forgiveness? Or would she throw everything to the wind and walk away?
When You Let Go is a novel about people who know what the Word of God instructs but struggle with actually doing it when the chips are down
Author: H.H. Fowler
Book Description: You have heard the saying, If these walls could talk, what would they reveal? Gregory Beaufort, a prominent bishop who was sent to the affluent island of Bliss Haven twenty years ago, knows firsthand what it is like to live behind the walls of a dangerous secret – while simultaneously fighting to keep it from being unveiled to his family.
But when his youngest daughter, nineteen-year-old Asia Beaufort falls passionately in love with a boy from an impoverished background, their connection ignites a chain of events that force Gregory to face his ungodly past.
Is it worth holding on to a secret that could wipe out his marriage and the family he so dearly loves? Shattered Dreams is the first book in the Behind Closed Doors series and it is riddled with thought-provoking situations. Come meet a new slate of characters who will take you on a daring adventure.
Author: Vanessa Miller
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Book Description: Joel Morrison proved his love for God when he lost all of his children in the 1952 Kern County earthquake. He weathered those hard times, and God blessed him with five more children. But now that his children are grown and living their own lives, Joel worries that the devourer has once again set his sights on the family that God has blessed.
For the most part, Joel’s children are successful and rich yet very unhappy. Joel realizes that giving his children more money will not make them happy, nor will it secure a place in heaven for them, when their hearts and souls are not fully committed to Christ. So, Joel Morrison decides to change his will in an attempt to teach his children a lesson in giving. He invites his children on a family vacation in the Bahamas to tell them that he will be giving most of his money away to charity. However, Joel’s declaration is not the biggest surprise of their vacation.
Shockwaves are sent throughout the Morrison family, the likes of which they may never recover from.
Title: I’m In Love With a Church Girl
Author: Ryan Phillips with Galley Molina
Genre: Contemporary/Urban Fiction
Book Description: Miles Montego is a guy who has it all—cars, boats, good looks, a mansion, money, women, and a past.
Miles is a retired high-level drug trafficker who has gone legitimate. Even though he’s turned over a new leaf, the DEA can’t seem to let him out of their sights. Miles’ extreme loyalty to his circle of friends and former colleagues, lead him to try and sway them to legal forms of business.
When Miles meets the girl of his dreams, Vanessa, she isn’t his usual type, as she is a “Church Girl.” Miles and Vanessa embark on a fairytale romance, while God uses Vanessa as way to help Miles choose to hold on to his past or let go and let God have his way with his life.
Let me know if you check any of these out, especially if it’s outside of your usual reading genre!