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Book Review: The Governess of Highland Hall

"The Governess of Highland Hall" is a great book. Carrie Turansky wove suspense and romance together beautifully in this book. After the first page, I was captured and had a difficult time putting it down.
      Julia Foster becomes a governess for a man's young children and his two cousins. Though she is met with some resistance, Julia trusts God and ends up being greatly loved by her "students." Through trials and tests, both Julia and her employer learn a lesson in love and trust.
     I loved the way this book was written and the fact that it was a clean romance. Carrie Turansky did a wonderful job writing this book and I can't wait to read more of her books.“I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review”

Book Review: What Once Was Lost

"What Once Was Lost" is a fiction book written by Kim Vogel Sawyer. I received this book for free from Waterbrook Multnomah Publishing Group for review. This book begins by introducing the reader to Christina Willems, the caretaker of the people who live in the poor house. Shortly after the story begins, a fire destroys the house causing Miss Willems and her charges to move out. Sawyer then writes of the troubles Christina faces as she works to rebuild the house. Finally, everything works out for the best and the story has a happy ending.
     Kim Vogel Sawyer does a good job of introducing the characters to the reader; however, I had a difficult time becoming fully engaged in the story. This book was extremely difficult to read simply because I was not interested. I believe that some people could pick up the book and "fall in love" with it, but I am not one of those people.
     Overall, the book was good. It had a good story, but I was just not …