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Power Thoughts: 12 Strategies to Win the Battle of the Mind
Power Thoughts is divided into two parts, the first contains four chapters and the second twelve chapters. In part one Joyce outlines why she thinks t ...more
Jan 22, 2011
Dec 25, 2010
Jesus Lives
In a country of business and chaos, it is a rare thing to encounter a soul at rest, and a rarer thing to find rest yourself. But is is possible to enc ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Feb 20, 2010
Of Love and Evil (Songs of the Seraphim, #2)
I wasn’t thrilled with the subject matter of this book, and though Rice’s writing is very readable and the plot is well-planned, I had a hard time enj ...more
Nov 29, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore’s Dilemma is a detailed scientific and philosophical examination of America’s food source. Journalist Michael Pollen traces the ingredien ...more
Mar 07, 2011
Aug 29, 2010
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
Crazy Love is a fairly slim volume divided into ten chapters which are subsequently split up into titled sections which flow together. Chapters one th ...more
Dec 16, 2010
Nov 29, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I have read so many reviews of The Hunger Games over the last few months, both good and bad, and finally decided that I had to read it myself to see w ...more
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Sep 29, 2010
Angel Time (The Songs of the Seraphim, #1)
Set in two very different worlds and written with a fluency that testifies to long hours of research on the part of the author, Angel Time is certainl ...more
Mar 10, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
Flight to Heaven: A Plane Crash...a Lone Survivor...a Journey to Heaven--And Back
I was a little apprehensive about this book when I first started reading, as I always am with books about near-death experiences involving trips to or ...more
Aug 19, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
The Help
A note on the controversy: Since The Help began climbing up the New York Times Bestseller List, controversy has raged. Is it appropriate for a souther ...more
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 07, 2010
Young and in Love: Challenging the Unnecessary Delay of Marriage
A few weeks before I received an email pitch for Young and in Love from B&B Media, I learned that an old acquaintance of mine from grade school ha ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are
One Thousand Gifts is a small hardcover divided into eleven titled chapters, each of which begins with a relevant quote. The story of this book is cen ...more
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 08, 2011
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Autsen, in a letter to her sister Cassandra, described Pride and Prejudice as “rather too light, and bright, and sparkling.” Tony Tanner believed ...more
May 19, 2013
May 11, 2013
Parade's End
Parade’s End is a tetralogy of novels by the symmetrically named Ford Madox Ford. The series consists of Some Do Not… (1924), No More Parades (1925), ...more
Apr 2015
Apr 17, 2015
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
American Christianity has been watered down to suit the comforts, luxuries, and individualism of the American Dream. In essence, we have taken the gos ...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
If God Is Good: Faith in the Midst of Suffering and Evil
If God Is Good is the fourth of Randy Alcorn’s “big books”–500+ page tomes which discuss just about everything one would want to know about a specific ...more
Apr 04, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
Out of Mormonism: A Woman's True Story
Out of Mormonism was first published in 1997 under the title No Regrets: How I Found My Way Out of Mormonism. In 2001 it was republished under its cur ...more
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
Craving Grace: A Story of Faith, Failure, and My Search for Sweetness
Lisa Velthouse’s distorted view of God at the beginning of Craving Grace reflects how many Christians relate to their Creator. Lisa felt that she had ...more
Apr 25, 2011
Apr 23, 2011
In the Company of Others (Father Tim, #2)
**spoiler alert** I was hoping that this second installment in the Father Tim series would be just as well written as the first. While Karon excels at ...more
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Oct 17, 2010
Faith and Other Flat Tires: Searching for God on the Rough Road of Doubt
Faith and Other Flat Tires opens with a college-age Palpant scraping the ichthus decal off her bumper. This symbolic rejection of her childhood faith ...more
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Jan 26, 2012
When You Rise Up: A Covenantal Approach to Homeschooling
When I began reading this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect from it, but I figured it would be an enjoyable read, since homeschooling is one of my fa ...more
Nov 15, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
The Secret Lives of INTJs
This ebook offers an in-depth look at the INTJ personality and uses numerous studies to back up its claims. It covers such varying topics as careers, ...more
Mar 05, 2014
Jul 23, 2013
Halfway Herbert
This is officially one of my top ten favorite picture books! Halfway Herbert is funny and entertaining for kids and adults alike. It teaches a great m ...more
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
The Land of Decoration
One Amazon reviewer said, “I think readers are either going to love or hate McCleen’s book, much like Emma Donoghue’s Room.” (Luanne Ollivier) I must ...more
Mar 19, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
Darkness Is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness
Darkness Is My Only Companion is a a short book divided into three parts and thirteen chapters. In part one (chapters 1-6) Greene-McCreight recounts s ...more
Mar 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Reading Lolita in Tehran
I first picked up Azar Nafisi’s bestselling literary memoir a few years ago at a library sale, but let it collect dust for a long time before finally ...more
Mar 26, 2015
Apr 03, 2014
Growing Up Amish
Before reading this memoir, what little knowledge I had of the Amish came from a trilogy of novels by Beverly Lewis I read two years ago which bored m ...more
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
Tithing: Test Me in This
I was quite unimpressed with this book. The premise was a good one: demonstrate through real-life examples how giving back to God with an open hand wi ...more
Feb 27, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
The Maker's Diet
The Maker's Diet isn't just another diet book. It is a wellness plan for life based mostly on the Bible. Jordan Rubin tells the fascinating story of h ...more
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Feb 20, 2010
If I Really Believe, Why Do I Have These Doubts?: Hope for Those Who Feel They Will Never Measure Up to Other Christians' Faith
If I Really Believe is eleven chapters long and divided into four parts. Part one (chapters 1-3) paints a picture of the different manifestations of d ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
The Vampire Defanged: How the Embodiment of Evil Became a Romantic Hero
Before I delve into my review of The Vampire Defanged, there are three things you should know about me:

1. I am not widely read in the vampire genre. I
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
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