Feeling like a Mom Devotional (Bargain Read)

Motherhood is hard. But parenting, housekeeping, and making ends meet are only half the struggle. There is a hidden battle raging in your heart between loving your kids and hating how motherhood makes you feel. You never expected that raising your little bundle of joy would lead you down a road of negative emotions like shame, bitterness, and jealousy.

Don’t settle for feeling like a bad mom. Christ wants to rescue every struggling mom from the “dominion of darkness” and bring her into his kingdom of love (Colossians 1:13). This thought-provoking and encouraging 40 day devotional for moms will help you stop making excuses for your emotions.

Receive God’s word. Connect with Christ’s truth about the purpose of emotions by examining iconic moms in the Bible. Margaux Krause will minister to your heart with relatable Bible stories, applications to modern motherhood, and beautiful prayers. She is author of the blog A Momma and her Flock, member of Inspire Christian Writers, and a trained Bible study facilitator.

Experience emotional transformation. Allow Christ to reshape your heart and cultivate the fruits of the Spirit through this daily devotional for mothers. Where there is worry, invite his perfect peace; where there is loneliness, invite his awesome love; and where there is sadness, invite his everlasting joy.


Meet Margaux Krause

Margaux Krause is author of the blog A Momma and her Flock and member of the national organization Inspire Christian Writers. She also serves on the leadership team for the moms’ ministry at her church. Margaux and her husband are raising their two daughters in Southeast Michigan.

The Dragon’s Back (Bargain Read)

In a divided world plagued by oppression and persecution, a monster hunter and renegade mage must embark on a dangerous adventure to awaken a long-dormant dragon and challenge an all-powerful evil force.

Queen Morflava’s reign of terror seems unstoppable as the malevolent mage sows division and hate among humans and fae. With the Warlord Council disbanded and the Citadel destroyed in the devastating Mage Purge, the continent is desperate for a hero.

Cali, last of the Mancar War-Clan, final Apprentice of the Mecha-Mage, and survivor of the Mage Purge, can no longer ignore the call of her dying father’s last words. She must reclaim a powerful artifact said to be her birthright. An object capable of reawakening dragons and challenging Morflava’s rule.

On this perilous journey, Cali is pursued by the Queen’s army, led by her twin brother who betrayed her parents’ legacy by serving as enforcer for Morflava. This murderous horde will stop at nothing to prevent Cali from succeeding in her mission to overthrow the Queen.

But Cali isn’t alone, as an unlikely band of tenacious survivors and outcasts join her in taking on this perilous quest. As they trek over brutal mountains and desert landscapes, will the group of companions be able to resurrect a dragon and inspire a revolution of hope, or will the world be forever caught in the grip of despair under Morflava’s iron fist?

Fans of Wheel of Time, The Stormlight Archives, and Lord of the Rings will love this sweeping new epic fantasy adventure.


Meet E.S. Matthew

Inspired by his years teaching high school literature, E.S. Matthew writes retro-fantasy to rehabilitate the classic genre for modern young readers and contemporary adults. When he’s not teaching or writing, he cooks elaborate meals inspired by his favorite movies and books or accompanies his daughter on guitar for improvised Broadway numbers.

Chasing Time (Bargain Read)

Devastated by his wife’s terminal illness, retired teacher Tony Lucas seeks to recapture a lost magical key from his youth that has the power to predict the future and use it to unravel additional mysteries that could save her. Racing against time as the disease extracts its unforgiving toll, Tony embarks on an amazing quest involving a series of unexpected plot twists, cryptic clues, and memorable characters.

Driven by a strong male lead, this heartwarming book combines realistic medical elements with a hint of fantasy to create a gripping, suspenseful narrative. Reilly spins a compelling tale of a devoted husband’s resilience and perseverance as he pursues a life-saving mission that extends from Ancient Rome to modern-day America to the olive orchards of Spain.


Meet Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly is a retired biotechnology scientist and executive who holds a doctoral degree in microbiology. He is the author of numerous essays and articles on science and technology. CHASING TIME is a story of medical suspense coupled with a hint of magical realism. He lives in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife Linda.

Enjoy Heavenly Living Now: Become Childlike (Bargain Read)

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Discover how to have a childlike faith so you can live among Heaven’s wonders where the unimaginable and miracles happen every day. You can experience this kind of Heavenly living by learning what these unique childlike characteristics are. Then as you become more childlike in your faith, the miraculous things of Heaven will begin to occupy your home and everyone around you.
 
Some benefits of becoming childlike:

  • See more healing, miracles, and supernatural wonders
  • Accomplish the dreams and passions of your heart.
  • Feel God’s unconditional love beyond all measure.

 
Receive these Heavenly benefits and many more by learning how to become more childlike in your faith.
 
Jesus once said that in order to participate in Heaven’s wonders or the Kingdom of Heaven, you must become more like little children (Matt. 18:3). You will discover fifteen childlike characteristics that will transform your life so that you can enjoy Heavenly living now.


Meet Daniel Green

Daniel Green is a writer, speaker, blogger, and founder of Anakainoo International. He has written several books and has a Master’s of Ministry Degree and Business Degree with over thirty-five years of experience in business and ministry. Many of his observations of childlike behavior are from personal experience raising two sons and being a foster parent of twenty-four children.

Elkadanu (Bargain Read)

As Lored attempts to investigate the truth of the charges brought against Rue, the herb woman, Tari tries to hide her insecurities and doubts behind a facade of serenity.

This is a fantastic read. The characters are all well drawn and the landscape through which the characters move is familiar and easily imaginable, yet quite magical as well.” W Thomas

Lored and Tari must keep the twins’ presence on the Isle of Kiros a secret, as the taku-kevir starts to question witnesses to events that happened over a year before.

But Lored’s investigations are hampered by the Kirridian fascination for horse-racing.

If Lored can’t free the herb woman from prison, he and Otta (who is in hiding) won’t be able to travel north to continue their pursuit of the kaerlings who have abducted Lally and Derri.

This fantasy tale will grip you from page one and won’t let you go until you’ve read every single volume in the series! If you enjoy Terry Brooks, David Eddings, Tad Williams and/or JRR Tolkien, you’ll love The Kaerling.


Meet Freya Pickard

Pushcart Prize nominee, Freya Pickard is the quirky, unusual author of The Kaerling series, an epic fantasy set in the strange and wonderful world of Nirunen. A cancer survivor, she writes mainly dark fantasy tales and creates expressive poetry in order to rest the prose side of her brain. Her aim in life is to enchant, entertain and engage with readers through her writing. She finds her inspiration in the ocean, the moors, beautifully written books and vinyl music (particularly heavy metal and rock). Her most recent relaxation techniques to get her through lockdown include hatha yoga and painting landscapes and monsters in watercolour.

Flame and Crystal Thorns (Bargain Read)

She vowed she’d never return to Faerie…
But vows were made to be broken.


As a human girl, Chloe is perfectly happy being back in the mortal realm where she belongs. She’s even become the town apothecary. When a fae from her past shows up begging her to return to Faerie, she utterly refuses.

But then she finds out an angry group of mortals are using iron to hold an entire castle full of fae hostage. And of course, the hostages include Chloe’s older sister and her sister’s beloved.

Reluctantly, Chloe packs a bag for what is supposed to be a short trip to Faerie.

But the mortals are more powerful than she expected. To fuel them, they have weapons, flames, and revenge. They won’t stop until they control every court in Faerie.

With the help of a new and mysterious magic and a devastatingly handsome fae companion, Chloe has to save Faerie before her sister and the other fae are killed.

If you like the rich world building of Throne of Glass, the enemies to lovers romance of Once Upon a Broken Heart, and the mythical creatures and twisty plot of The Cruel Prince, then you’ll devour Kay L. Moody’s breathtaking new young adult epic fantasy series.

Flame and Crystal Thorns is the first book in a new YA fae romance series. This is a spin off of The Fae of Bitter Thorn series by Kay L. Moody. It features a few appearances and minor spoilers from The Fae of Bitter Thorn, but it also stands alone as its own series. It can be read without any prior knowledge or reading of The Fae of Bitter Thorn.

Buy Flame and Crystal Thorns to enter the magical world of Faerie!


Meet Kay L. Moody

Kay L. Moody is the YA fantasy author of COURT OF BITTER THORN and THE ELEMENTS OF THE CROWN. Her books feature rich world building, slow burn romance, mythical creatures, and twisty plots.

As a lover of strong female characters, books, and the color pink, she enjoys diving into magical worlds where characters can overcome even their darkest struggles. She lives in the western United States with her husband and four sons. Connect with Kay directly when you follow her on social media @kaylmoody

Visit her website to learn more.
KayLMoody.com