Ps 91 (NKJV)

3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the perilous pestilence.4 He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day,6 nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Review: Sandwich, With a Side of Romance by Krista Phillips

I hosted Krista on my blog on Friday, which you can see here. As I was preparing the blog and reading her post, I couldn't wait to get my hands on the novel. I had received it, along with several others, in the mail on Wednesday. But life, you know that funny thing that gets in the way of what we WANT to do sometimes, prevented me from starting it right away. Around lunch on Thursday, I had a moment or two while I was eating. I picked up this one because the cover and title called to me. It said, "Read me. You'll laugh."  So I did. And I did. That would be I did read it and I did laugh.

The laughing was balanced by a fair amount of seriousness. Krista touched on some serious subjects that some of us may have dealt with. She did an awesome job of showing us the unconditional love and acceptance of Jesus while keeping us holding our sides at some of the misunderstandings between Maddie and Reuben.

I highly recommend Sandwich, With a Side of Romance. It actually earns 5 stars with this reader. Something I give rarely.

Here's the back cover if you missed it in Friday's post:

She moved to Sandwich, Illinois, in search of a new life, but ended up in a giant pickle. 
Sandwich represents hope for twenty-year-old Maddie Buckner and Kyle, the eleven-year-old brother Maddie wants to spring out of foster care. Then she loses her new job after less than a day. It’s all Reuben-the-Jerk’s fault, and she’s determined to make him right the wrong.  
He does so, reluctantly, by giving her a job at his restaurant, The Sandwich Emporium. Then crazy things start happening at the restaurant, and Kyle’s foster parents apply to adopt him. To stop it all, Maddie must learn the art of humbling herself and accepting the help God has arranged, risking her heart to Reuben in the process. 
And she’d rather eat a million corned-beef on rye sandwiches than do that.

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  1. Okay, ya got me. I've looked at this book a few times but have yet to pick it up. Now I think I will:)


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