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Rising Tides
**spoiler alert** I really enjoyed the “relationship” aspect to this book. Though in some aspects it read like a soap opera, I did like the author’s a ...more
Nov 21, 2008
Nov 07, 2008
The Blue Sword (Damar, #2)
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book, even though it’s not my typical favorite type of book to read. I read it on recommend from a friend, and enjoye ...more
Jan 19, 2009
Dec 05, 2008
The Secret Life of Bees
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book. I remember reading it a few years ago, and I liked it, but was a little disappointed due to the hype at the tim ...more
Jan 12, 2009
Nov 04, 2008
The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes and Favorite Traditions
I liked this cookbook. I'm not sure I would want to make every single recipe (like some of my favorite), but I especially enjoyed the first section of ...more
Nov 08, 2013
Nov 08, 2013
This story is such an unusual story. It begins with two friends that send emails that are more "personal" at work and thus Lincoln, the IT guy needs t ...more
Oct 08, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
The Noticer: Sometimes, All a Person Needs Is a Little Perspective
I read this as part of the Thomas Nelson review bloggers, and got an advance copy.
I have never read any of Andy Andrews’ books before. I LOVED this b
Apr 23, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason to Be Miserable)
I chose to read this book as part of my commitment to be a reviewer for Thomas Nelson Publishers. I really enjoyed this book. I didn’t really have any ...more
Mar 22, 2009
Mar 21, 2009
I'll Be Seeing You
This came close to a 4.5 star book, so the best book I have read in quite awhile. I have read other books that are "told" through letters, but this wa ...more
Oct 17, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
**spoiler alert** Oh the third book in a series dilemma.... it seems to happen all the time to me..... (reminder Hunger Games anyone?) It wasn't the w ...more
Dec 09, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
**spoiler alert** This is more 4.5 stars. Came close to 5 stars, but couldn't quite give 5 stars. This book in many ways reminded me of the hunger gam ...more
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 01, 2013
I can't say I "read" this book, but there are very few books I have to look forward to, but then put them down because it just has too much language a ...more
Jun 13, 2009
Mar 29, 2009
His Name Is Jesus: The Promise of God's Love Fulfilled
I have read several “little kid” books by Max Lucado, and really enjoyed his parallels to real life situations along with Christian themes. I especia ...more
Jun 20, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
The Things That Keep Us Here
**spoiler alert** Wanted to give this 3.5 stars. Story is of an avian flu pandemic that morphs throughout the United States, and this is the story of ...more
Mar 2011
Feb 22, 2011
True Sisters
Got this as a free book from the library. I love pioneer stories and have read a few about the Willie/Martin handcard companies. This one wasn't quite ...more
Jul 18, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear
I have read several of Max Lucado’s books, mostly children’s, but I enjoyed this book. Today especially I needed to review how to be “Fearless” in my ...more
Sep 08, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler: Everything You Need to Know to Survive (and Love) Your Child's Terrible Twos
This was a fun book for getting fun ideas in how to deal with toddler-dom. I have a current two-year-old, and though he has an older sibling, this was ...more
Apr 20, 2013
Apr 09, 2013
Dear Mr. Knightley
I haven’t read much of Jane Austen, and I have tried to read Pride and Prejudice numerous times, but can’t get through it. This book, Dear. Mr. Knight ...more
Nov 30, 2013
Nov 21, 2013
Obstacles Welcome: How to Turn Adversity Into Advantage in Business and in Life
I enjoyed this book. I was very impressed with how the author had come from such an interesting background, but had not let his “obstacles” stop him ...more
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 07, 2009
Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
**spoiler alert** I liked this book, but parts of it went a little “long” in the reading for me. Maybe it is because I have read a few other similar b ...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
Into the Canyon (River)
I found this story not quite as moving as I was originally thinking it was going to be. I really enjoyed different “quotes” from the Journal and I esp ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
The Lost Quilter (Elm Creek Quilts, #14)
I really enjoyed this book. I have read past books about quilts helping slaves during the Civil War, but the main character Joanna really touched my h ...more
Jan 12, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
Turn of Mind
**spoiler alert** The writing style of this book was quite fascinating. It reminded me of another book I read with someone with Alzehimers. This story ...more
Mar 24, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
Point of Entry: A Novel
Thought this isn't a genre I normally read, I really enjoyed this book. One of my favorite TV shows was Alias, and in many ways, this book reminded me ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 04, 2008
The Great House of God
I really, really enjoyed this book. Comparing our relationship with God to a house that He has was a very concrete visual for me. I have always enjoye ...more
Mar 20, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
The Orphan Master's Son
SO...I read this book based on it being the one county one read book by my library system. The last book I read from that was one of my favorite books ...more
Nov 05, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
The House Girl
**spoiler alert** This was a can't put down story for me. Not because of the suspense (although I admit, I really wanted to find out if Josephine inde ...more
Mar 15, 2014
Mar 12, 2014
They Did It with Love
**spoiler alert** Though I just KNEW somehow Sofie had been the murderer, it just took too long to get there. Plus, all of the who liked who and why a ...more
May 17, 2010
Jun 16, 2009
Best Friends Forever
**spoiler alert** This is the first book I have ever read by this author, based on a recommandation from a friend. Overall, good story, but the friend ...more
Nov 06, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
The Language of Flowers
**spoiler alert** I found this book quite intriguing. The language of flowers is one that is fascinating. I enjoyed the relationship the main characte ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
Silence (Hush, Hush, #3)
**spoiler alert** Okay, been a few days since I finished the 3rd book in this series. Have liked this one the least of the three so far. Had I not bee ...more
Aug 02, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
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