LJ Fiction Reviews: November 1, 2015

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Winners of the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild Operation First Novel Contest, festive inspirational CF, top fall indie fiction, recent Jewish fiction, plus riveting new entries from Crais, Eco, Preston/Child

The Spirit of Christmas: Inspirational Fiction To Put You in a Festive Mood

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A double treat for readers: two Amish holiday novellas; a Christmas Joy Ride traveling along Route 66; a little murder and mayhem from Collins; Gray’s sweet Christmas romance is written with exquisite skill

Lives, Loves, Losses: Books for Black History Month and Beyond

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Stunning memoir, fiction, poetry; thought-provoking history, political science, sociology; and fun mystery, romance, erotica to satisfy and stir readers all year round.

Latest Series Lineup with Bricker, Clopton, Hunt, Irvin, & others | Christian Fiction Reviews, September 15, 2015

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Heroines pursuing a fresh start; Bathsheba’s world of love and betrayal, political avarice and treachery; a test of faith for The Bishop’s Son; another investigation for Gwen Marcey; Sleiman’s second medieval adventure

Smith’s Pick of the Month, plus a Quintet of Inspirational Romance | Christian Fiction Reviews, September 1, 2015

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Today’s Christian romances offer a variety of scenarios in which characters endure trying and relatable situations. Finding the ones that resonate depends on patron reading tastes.

LJ Fiction Reviews: September 1, 2015

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New fiction titles to be reviewed in the September 1, 2015 issue of Library Journal. The list includes pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Award Winner Mason’s Debut of the Month, Dellosso, McNeill, & Latest Series Lineup | Christian Fiction Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Part historical romance, part family drama from Mason; Dellosso delivers a tense psychological thriller; former TV anchor McNeill’s debut will resonate with readers of contemporary women’s fiction

Sleiman’s Pick of the Month, plus a Versatile Pittman, Romantic Tagg, & Historical Whitson | Christian Fiction Reviews, April 1, 2015

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Sleiman launches an action-packed, historical series of adventure and romance; Pittman’s moving tale of temptation, surrender, guilt, and redemption; Tagg writes humorous, gentle romances with a wisp of faith throughout.

Cambron’s Pick of the Month, Biblical Landsem, Inspirational Hauck | Christian Fiction Reviews, February 1, 2015

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Fans of Cambron will gravitate to this tale of the power of faith and love to cope with impossible situations; Hauck’s latest inspirational romance is perfect for Valentine’s Day; Landsem’s well-crafted tale of strength, hope, and love.

Best Books 2014: Genre Fiction

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The best genre fiction of 2014, as chosen by Library Journal’s columnists.