Defying Jihad | A Book Review

Lauren Compton Encouragement, Quotes, Review 2 Comments

I read Defying Jihad a number of months ago now and have been intending on doing a review on my blog ever since!! So here it (finally) is. πŸ˜€ In short, this story has God’s faithfulness woven intricately through out it, from the start to the end! It was like getting a great big dose of encouragement in the form …

Blog Tour: Preacher on the Run (Interview, Review, + Exclusive Giveaway)

Lauren Compton Author Interview, Blog Tour, Giveaway, Review 16 Comments

So today I get to participate in my first blog tour (other than the one I did for Jayne’s Endeavour of course πŸ˜‰ )! Make sure you keep reading to the end as I have two giveaways on offer for you today!! Preacher on the Run Series: For Liberty & Conscience #1Genre: Christian historical fictionLength: 326 pagesAge range: 13+ or …

Through All Things . . .

Lauren Compton Review 2 Comments

I thought it was about time I hopped on the blog and let you all know I’m still here! πŸ˜€ And what better way to jump back in than with an indie book review?! Indians, action-scenes, faith in God, and interesting characters = a refreshing, captivating, and worthwhile read. I finished this book by Malachi Cyr as a read aloud …

Five Fall Favourites Final Day: Top Five for 2019!

Lauren Compton Five Fall Favourites, Review 12 Comments

Today is the last day of Five Fall Favourites already! But there’s good news–today is also the day that the giveaway winner is being announced!! So be sure to head to the Literary Lodge to find out who gets to claim the prize! πŸ˜‰ And while you’re at it, don’t forget to check out the other bloggers’ recommendations! After spending …

Five Fall Favourites Day 5: Childhood Favourites!

Lauren Compton Five Fall Favourites, Review 18 Comments

Only one more day of Five Fall Favourites to go! Today we’re looking at “Childhood Favourites.” πŸ˜€ The books I’ve listed aren’t exactly my childhood favourites, because we didn’t own any of them when I was little! πŸ˜› But they’re books that I would be keen to have on the shelf for any future children, nephews, nieces etc. πŸ˜€ And …

Five Fall Favourites Day 4: Siblings!

Lauren Compton Five Fall Favourites, Review 26 Comments

Day 4 is here already!! And it’s a fun category–siblings!! Having siblings is a blessing from God–which makes books based around siblings very fun! πŸ˜€ Here’s the button that will take you to where you can find the other authors’ recommendations (be sure to check them out!). πŸ˜€ Oooh! The sky is blue, the air crisp, and the sun shining! …

Five Fall Favourites Day 3: Historical Non-Fiction!

Lauren Compton Five Fall Favourites, Review 18 Comments

Day three is here!! Which brings us to historical non-fiction! One of my favourite genres! I hope you’ve been finding lots of good, God-honouring books that will encourage you in your walk with God. πŸ˜€ Don’t forget that you can find more book recommendations by clicking on the button below! There are certain things that make me feel like it’s …

Five Fall Favourites Day 2: World Fiction!

Lauren Compton Five Fall Favourites, Review 22 Comments

Welcome back to Day 2 of Five Fall Favourites!! πŸ˜€ Now I have to admit this category was more challenging as each book has to be non-American based. When you start to think about where books are set, a lot seem to be in USA!! Just a reminder that you can find the links to the other blogs by heading …

Five Fall Favourites Day 1: Short Stories!

Lauren Compton Five Fall Favourites, Review 28 Comments

Five Fall Favourites is here!!! Yay!! πŸ˜€ Welcome! I’m so glad to have you stop by! πŸ˜€ I know, I know! πŸ™‚ Here in Australia Spring has just begun . . . But since Autumn is my favourite season, I’m glad to be imagining and thinking about Autumn-y things! πŸ˜› If you’re a book lover and looking for more books …

Does Is Really Matter?!?

Lauren Compton Encouragement, Review 6 Comments

What we allow to capture our imaginations and hearts shapes how we think and act πŸ˜€ Which means . . . books are powerful!! πŸ˜€ As an author that is a scary and wonderful thought all wrapped into one! Scary because of the responsibility that comes from publishing words and ideas that will influence others. And wonderful because God is …