I was adding this book to our online library catalog and the title caught my attention, so when I finished for the day I sat down to read. Immediately struck by the easy writing style and faithful biblical content - it felt like a friendly conversat
Recently our pastor preached on grief and hardship. He recommended Songs of Suffering by Joni Eareckson Tada. I ordered it for the library. Before I sent it on to be cataloged, I took a moment to look at it and found it not only beautiful but a wonde
I haven't been truly gobsmacked by a book in a long time, and I Am in Here literally took my breath away! The premise of this suspense thriller, set in a volatile family predicament that seems to go from bad to worse by the minute, is brilliantly tol
I've started reading biographies for awhile. Must say I am finding this book fascinating. I have read articles about Hannah More that were focused on her connection with Wilberforce. But there is much more to her journey. She and her sisters played h
Wow, a bunch of us are having a GREAT experience reading Charles Martin’s third book of his Murphy Shepherd series: The Record Keeper. I am assuming I am not the only one having many profound spiritual reading experiences while reading this book. Ear
Just finished "Far Side of the Sea" by Kate Breslin. She is a new-to-me author. This book is set in WWI. Here's the description from Thriftbooks:
In spring 1918, British Lieutenant Colin Mabry receives an urgent message from a woman he once loved but
I have been alternating between Charles Martin books and Cathy Gohlke books. I am filling in the the ones I had not previously read and am going from oldest to newest.
Lately I have read -- When Crickets Cry (M), The Dead Don't Dance (M), Maggie (M),
This is historical fiction reminiscent of "Christy" by Catherine Marshall. It is our September selection for ladies' book club at our church library.
I love this blog, as I have found a number of excellent new authors to introduce into our library co
When the stock market crashed in 1929, 16-year-old Lorena Leland's life takes a huge detour. Seven years later, to help support her struggling family, Rena takes a job interviewing former slaves for the Federal Writer's Project. She meets 101-year-ol
I just discovered Michelle Shocklee and she has skyrocketed up my favorite authors list! If you haven't read any of her books, you must! Count the Nights by Stars is a dual timeline historical novel featuring Tennessee's Centennial Exposition in 189
Just finished a book study on Given by Tina Boesch
I have been practicing the power of blessing others and it is transformative for them and me. What an honor to be able to use God's words to speak into other's lives.
How do we express the
From Paul Jackson
Psalms & Music Influences of the Psalms on Western Music
Psalms & Music Influences of the Psalms on Western Music [Max Stern] on Amazon.com. ... Psalms have been s
From the very first page, I absolutely fell in love with this brand new novel by Marilyn T. Parker. I'll be honest - biblical fiction isn't my favorite genre, but the author immediately transported me to the world of ancient Israel to witness the bit
I've just started to read Wilber's book: Religion of tomorrow
This is a book of 2017- not sure how I missed it. Back around 1988, I had discussions with two ministers, from different traditions, researching biblical works in the East; they both said
I just finished one yesterday that was donated titled Zipporah Wife of Moses had hope in the begining but I'm afraid it's for the rubbish bin. Getting ready to start Blood from a Stone it's book 5 in series about a time traveling cop named Rembrant S
Must admit, I continue to be hooked on Charles Martin books these days. Since football season is big with my family, I thoroughly enjoyed his book, A Life Intercepted. The main characters inspired me to think through my relationships. The depth of t
My Literary Ladies group read For Such a Time last month and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a retelling of the story of Esther, but set in a Concentration Camp in WWII. When I first read about it I was puzzled and just wanted to know how she wou
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I am currently reading Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-Li Jiang. The audience is middle-grade, but the subject matter and story can be meaningful for adults as well. I'm the type of perso
I am hooked on Patricia Bradley books! I just finished the 3rd book in the Logan Point series and can't wait to get the last one! This is the first book in this series. Check her out, she's a Mississippi author too!!
I'm currently reading The Politically Homeless Christian: How to Conquer Political Idolatry, Reject Polarization, and Recommit to God's Greatest Two Commandments by Aaron Schafer.
The work has many good ideas in dealing with the other side, whichever
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