Book review · Devotionals

A review of “Keep It Shut”

I'm tired of the many times I’ve left conversations thinking: “Why did I say that?” I went on a search for an inspirational work about how to have better conversations with people. The book “Keep It Shut” by Karen Ehman caught my eye for the clever cover. Ehman is part of the Proverbs 31 Ministries… Continue reading A review of “Keep It Shut”

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A review of “Tales from Ivy Hill”

Looking for a new-to-you historical fiction series to read? Consider the three novels in the “Tales from Ivy Hill” series by Julie Klassen. I just finished book 3 and want to share with you some of the highlights of these novels. I wrote on Goodreads early on that I was surprised how well multiple points… Continue reading A review of “Tales from Ivy Hill”

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A Review of Dani Hart’s “Midnight Rose”

I received the Kindle book, “Midnight Rose” by Dani Hart, to read for free. I found the title among other sent that might interest me through Bookbub.com, a site that sends ebook deals to my email. Go to https://www.bookbub.com/ for more information. I  downloaded the book to my Kindle just from the summary. I think… Continue reading A Review of Dani Hart’s “Midnight Rose”

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Review: “Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet: Tasting the Goodness of God in All Things”

In her memoir “Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet" Sara Hagerty wrestles with the question, “Is God good to me?” As her story opens, Sara attends a baby shower and leaves in tears. Not long after she wed, she wanted to become a mother and would watch as other women in her life became pregnant, and… Continue reading Review: “Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet: Tasting the Goodness of God in All Things”

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A Review of Bob Goff’s Everybody, Always

I was researching the latest Bible studies on Christianbook.com to see what I should read next when I came across the title, "Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People" by Bob Goff. The synopsis for the DVD study had me at "creepy people": "What would happen if we stopped… Continue reading A Review of Bob Goff’s Everybody, Always

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A review of Soniah Kamal’s “Unmarriageable: Pride & Prejudice in Pakistan”

I received an uncorrected proof of "Unmarriageable: Pride & Prejudice in Pakistan" by Soniah Kamal through Netgalley.com, a retelling of Jane Austen's classic novel, “Pride & Prejudice.” I enjoyed Kamal’s re-imagining of the characters and plot and found myself searching online for everything from locations, clothing, food, and literature. The story begins in December 2000… Continue reading A review of Soniah Kamal’s “Unmarriageable: Pride & Prejudice in Pakistan”