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Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will
4.21
it was amazing
Three friends and I read this book aloud together as we traveled through Italy this summer. To be honest, for the first four chapters I was appalled a ...more
Aug 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Heaven
4.26
it was amazing
This is unquestionably the best book (other than the Bible, of course!) that I’ve ever read! At a whopping 500+ pages, it may appear daunting, but it ...more
Dec 2008
Oct 29, 2009
 
Last Days Madness: Obsession of the Modern Church
4.24
it was amazing
I’ve studied eschatology a little bit in the past, but have wanted to study it more in depth for some time. I was spurred on to do so when I found mys ...more
Oct 2008
Oct 29, 2009
 
The Cost of Discipleship
4.35
it was amazing
Ever since reading the remarkable Bonhoeffer biography by Eric Metaxas last year, I’ve been eager to read more of Bonhoeffer’s own writings. Disciples ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 28, 2012
 
The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment
4.34
it was amazing
One of my friends encouraged me to read this book in preparation for a talk I was asked to give on the topic of contentment. She even let me borrow he ...more
Jan 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
My Life Without God
3.89
it was amazing
Since my Dad is from Maryland, I remember hearing him talk about infamous atheist, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, who successfully fought the battle to have p ...more
Apr 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
The Knowledge of the Holy
4.37
it was amazing
This is a brief, but classic, work that I read in preparation for a Bible study in which I was involved this fall. There are 23 chapters, each only se ...more
Sep 2010
Oct 21, 2010
 
The Practice of the Presence of God
4.32
really liked it
To be honest, the only reason I read this book is because it was included in the same volume as the afore-mentioned book on prayer by Andrew Murray. H ...more
Oct 2008
Oct 29, 2009
 
A Lineage of Grace  (Lineage of Grace #1- 5)
4.46
liked it
A Lineage of Grace profiles the lives of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary with imaginative and fictional stories created by the author. Sometim ...more
Oct 2012
Dec 28, 2012
 
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
4.18
really liked it
One of my dearest friends first alerted me to this book in an e-mail, saying, “is SOOOO good.” Imagine my surprise, then, when I walked upstairs later ...more
Feb 2011
Mar 09, 2011
 
Let Me be a Woman
4.27
really liked it
This book of 49 short chapters is a collection of notes that Elisabeth Elliot wrote for her daughter on the meaning of womanhood. The notes were writt ...more
Feb 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
With Christ in the School of Prayer
4.36
it was amazing
Normally I don’t read books on prayer because I think it’s probably a better use of my time to just pray instead. But I’m so glad I read this book! An ...more
Sep 2008
Oct 29, 2009
 
Preparing To Be a Help Meet
4.00
really liked it
I don’t even remember what prompted me to pick this book up to skim through it one night because I don’t usually read marriage-centered books, but I w ...more
Aug 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
The Princess Adelina: An Ancient Christian Tale of Beauty & Bravery
3.91
really liked it
Knowing that the Coghlan family, of the hilarious Life In a Shoe blog, were the ones who discovered, edited, and highly recommended this book, I was e ...more
Jun 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
Choosing to SEE
4.30
really liked it
I remember hearing about this book almost as soon as it came out and have been eagerly anticipating reading it ever since. Having heard of the tragic ...more
Jun 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
Affliction
4.38
it was amazing
This is a book I could read again and again because I love it so much! Other than the Bible, it’s the best book I’ve ever read. It has completely chan ...more
Jan 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
Inside The Kingdom: My Life In Saudi Arabia
3.66
liked it
Written by the sister-in-law to Osama Bin Laden, this account gives an enlightening look into the oppressive culture of Islam in Saudi Arabia. Carmen ...more
Dec 2009
Dec 10, 2009
 
Triumph of John and Betty Stam
4.14
it was amazing
This book is the reason why I love reading missionary biographies! Mrs. Taylor recounts the early lives of both John and Betty, sharing what God did i ...more
Jun 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
3.94
really liked it
Dad and I are both Shakespeare fans, and love attending his plays whenever we have the chance. One of our local universities was doing a performance o ...more
Mar 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity and My Journey to Freedom in America
4.10
really liked it
The first-person account of Francis Bok, who was captured from the market town of Nyamlell at the age of seven and forced into slavery in North Sudan. ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
What Is a Family?
4.24
it was amazing
I loved this book! Mrs. Schaeffer’s writing style is vivid and poignant. I was immediately drawn into the very scenes she described, watching their fa ...more
Jan 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
A Gospel Primer for Christians: Learning to See the Glories of God's Love
4.49
it was amazing
One of our Adventures In Character (AIC) staff members recommended this book to me after we discussed our mutual vision for make the Gospel our emphas ...more
Dec 2011
Jan 10, 2012
 
Words That Hurt Words That Heal
4.31
it was amazing
Although I rarely read books more than once, I was compelled to pull this one off my shelves again this year because I knew I needed to work on contro ...more
May 2007
Oct 29, 2009
 
Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds
3.52
it was amazing
Phillip Johnson writes clearly and compellingly in this "Easy-to-Understand Guide" designed to help students and teachers think critically about Darwi ...more
Feb 26, 2017
Feb 26, 2017
 
To Have and to Hold: A Tale of Providence and Perseverance in Colonial Jamestown
3.98
it was amazing
A heartwarming account of a man and his sacrificial love for his wife as he fights for her safety in the face of a multitude of trials and dangerous s ...more
Mar 2007
Oct 29, 2009
 
Choosing Gratitude: Your Journey to Joy
4.32
it was amazing
With personable writing and rich biblical understanding, Nancy Leigh DeMoss presents a powerful case for gratitude as one of the most overlooked and y ...more
Feb 22, 2017
Dec 28, 2016
 
The Quest for Meekness and Quietness of Spirit
4.30
it was amazing
The title of this book immediately appealed to me. Who doesn’t want to embody a meek and quiet spirit? In case the desire is not already present, Matt ...more
May 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
Phyllis Schlafly: The Sweetheart of the Silent Majority
4.38
it was amazing
Every so often I just have this need to read a biography. I scour my shelves, looking for something I haven’t read that looks interesting. The writing ...more
Sep 2010
Oct 21, 2010
 
Through My Eyes
3.92
really liked it
In our post-homeschool conference discussions, my mom and dad kept suggesting that we invite Tim Tebow to come be one of our teachers at Adventures In ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
4.06
it was amazing
Mr. Dugard is a masterful storyteller and artfully weaves the lives of Dr. David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley into this captivating book. I co ...more
Feb 2013
Feb 22, 2013
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