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It's Not What You Think: Why Christianity is About So Much More Than Going to Heaven When You Die
4.33
really liked it
I read Jefferson's first book last year and was able to finish it in one sitting, conveniently while my husband and father-in-law were watching a Pack ...more
Oct 2015
Oct 01, 2015
 
Jesus Speaks: 365 Days of Guidance and Encouragement, Straight from the Words of Christ
4.57
liked it
I’ve never had the chance to really review a 365 day devotional book until now. Granted, I have gone through devotional books in the past (Beth Moore, ...more
Jan 09, 2016
Jan 09, 2016
 
Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life
4.13
liked it
I feel like I am the only woman who does not connect with the writings of popular female Christian authors (like Shauna or Jen Hatmaker). I don't real ...more
May 18, 2016
May 19, 2016
 
Family Driven Faith: Doing What It Takes to Raise Sons and Daughters Who Walk with God
4.26
really liked it
I think this particular book was convicting - challenging the roles & rules set in my home. Overall I agreed with almost everything the author sai ...more
Jan 04, 2017
Jul 07, 2016
 
Bringing Heaven to Earth: Your Life: Where Eternity Meets the Greatest Human Need
4.31
liked it
I was pretty excited about this book - the title alone sparked tons of interest, of course I want to learn more about bringing heaven to earth! The fi ...more
Nov 18, 2015
Nov 18, 2015
 
Anything: The Prayer That Unlocked My God and My Soul
4.27
really liked it
I had the opportunity to read and review the book, “Anything: The Prayer That Unlocked My God and My Soul”, by Jennie Allen.

The book is an
...more
Jun 05, 2015
Jun 16, 2015
 
The Power of a Praying Wife
4.32
it was amazing
Prayer is and has always been the biggest struggle in my walk with the Lord. The only prayers I was taught as a child was the Lord's Prayer & a fe ...more
May 12, 2017
May 10, 2017
 
Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good
3.76
liked it
I watched the movie before reading the book and I have to say that for once, the movie is better. The whole book was just a crappy life-story of the a ...more
Mar 14, 2015
Mar 13, 2015
 
Messy Grace: How a Pastor with Gay Parents Learned to Love Others Without Sacrificing Conviction
4.28
really liked it
“When the author, Caleb Kaltenbach, was a toddler, his parents divorced and independently came out of the closet as a gay man and a lesbian. As a resu ...more
Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
 
Truly Free: Breaking the Snares That So Easily Entangle
4.48
it was ok
If the name "Robert Morris" rings a bell, it's because he is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church (the 3rd top mega-church in the United State ...more
Jul 23, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
 
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)
3.85
liked it
I picked this book up with a lot of hard-to-read classics, figuring I'd need a light novel to read. It did not disappoint. It took me a while to reali ...more
Jan 14, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
 
A Message from Jessie: The Incredible True Story of Murder and Miracles in the Heartland
4.55
it was amazing
I've been waiting as patiently as possible for this book to come out. I know the general story of Jessie's life and death from the news, public docume ...more
Jun 30, 2015
Jun 30, 2015
 
Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions
4.19
liked it
I've heard a lot of wonderful things about the works of Alyssa Terkeurst so I started with Unglued. I guess that was the wrong choice - perhaps I don' ...more
May 12, 2017
May 10, 2017
 
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
3.77
it was ok
The only reason I picked this book up at my local re-sale bookshop was it was referenced on an episode of The Big Bang Theory (big fan). I've heard of ...more
Mar 16, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
 
Water for Elephants
4.08
it was amazing
I ended up watching the movie long before reading the book, something that I don't normally do. Of course it was a little different and that made it h ...more
not set
Sep 24, 2014
 
The Virgin Suicides
3.84
liked it
There was a lot of hype about this book and I personally did not find it that appealing. The storyline seemed interesting at first and I wasn't bored ...more
Dec 31, 2014
Feb 18, 2015
 
Where Am I Now?
3.86
really liked it
Like many little girls, Matilda was the movie I watched on repeat. I loved her. I was her. I understood her love of books & how it can be a place ...more
May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017
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Jan 04, 2017
 
Homing Instincts: Early Motherhood on a Midwestern Farm
3.93
liked it
Menkedick is a fantastic writer - the vivid descriptions of her life feel as if I'm right there with her. However, I guess I'm not one for essay/prose ...more
May 12, 2017
May 10, 2017
 
The New New Journalism: Conversations with America's Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft
4.04
really liked it
I agree with another review that this needed more female journalists, however, as outdated as this book has become, there are lots of great tips that ...more
Nov 29, 2018
Nov 28, 2018
 
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
3.98
liked it
I wish I had read this book when I was a child. There are some very noticeable differences between the book and movie, but tell me what movie sticks t ...more
Mar 11, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
 
Into the Wild
3.97
really liked it
When I was younger, I always dreamed of running off like Chris did. To experience life. To be freed from social media, government, and a boring life a ...more
not set
Sep 24, 2014
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
4.13
it was amazing
So.Many.Tears.
not set
Sep 24, 2014
 
Night Night, Daddy
4.53
it was amazing
I also was able to receive the twin book, Night Night Daddy. I have to say that I LOVE it even more than the Night Night Mommy & my husband is loo ...more
Jan 2016
Apr 04, 2016
 
For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards
4.10
it was ok
I gave into the hype & read this book, only to be disappointed. It didn't "change my life" in the least. I found the writing to be strewn about &a ...more
May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016
 
Loving the Little Years: Motherhood in the Trenches
4.31
really liked it
With my little one just weeks old, it was hard to really connect with what was being told in this book. I did enjoy the ideas & encouragement that ...more
Mar 18, 2017
Dec 24, 2016
Jul 07, 2016
 
The Ministry of Motherhood: Following Christ's Example in Reaching the Hearts of Our Children
4.30
it was amazing
This is perfect. I read this while pregnant & it tugged at my heart and convicted me to create a specific type of home for my child(ren). Currentl ...more
Jul 14, 2016
not set
Jul 07, 2016
 
Love Story (Love Story, #1)
3.61
liked it
I guess I expected more from a well-known book and author. The story had some significant themes but all in all, it was a naive romantic short story. ...more
Nov 04, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
 
Reconstructing Amelia
3.83
it was ok
Law and Order mixed with a lot of gossip girl. It was an easy read and I would recommend it to young adults.
Dec 18, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
 
Wild and Free: A Hope-Filled Anthem for the Woman Who Feels She is Both Too Much and Never Enough
4.02
really liked it
Favorite part of the book? The anthem!
May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016
 
His Endless Love: Unconditional & Everlasting
4.12
it was amazing
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Jul 06, 2015
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