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Completely out of the blue a stranger emailed about my book and how much she loved it. Do you remember my book? The one I released almost three years ago? Honestly, I’d nearly forgotten about it. In fact, this spring I came under friendly fire in my small group because, allegedly, …

Bruce Feiler

The Secrets of Happy Families

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” — Leo Tolstoy There are thousands upon thousands of parenting books in print. Let’s not even count the hundreds of thousands of mom blogs and parenting websites and magazines bombarding eager, albeit anxious, parents who just …

Book Review: Baroness by Susan May Warren

Not sure if you’ve found a great book? If you have, you may find yourself employing rationalization techniques (like these). If the book is really, really good, however, the signs may be far less obvious. Here are some clues. You bring your book with you while walking the kids to school … …

Book Review: The Wedding Dress

Sometimes a book’s storytelling is so deliciously enchanting that a glance at the back of the book seems scandalous. I can’t risk diminishing the pleasure of discovering the story as it unfolds. I don’t want to be told what the book is about; I want to experience it as the …

Book Review: Deliver Me From Evil

Deliver Me From Evil by Kathi Macias Author Website: www.KathiMacias.com Genre: Fiction, Drama, Culture & Current Events Available in paperback. New Hope Publishers, 2011; ISBN: 1596693061; 320 pages. Deliver Me From Evil is the first book in Kathi Macias’s Freedom series. It seeks to expose the truth behind modern day …

Book Review: Scouting the Divine

Scouting the Divine: My Search for God in Wine, Wool and Wild Honey by Margaret Feinberg Author Website: www.MargaretFeinberg.com Genre: Nonfiction, Christian Living, Bible Study Resources Available in hardback and Kindle format. Zondervan, 2009; ISBN: 0310291224; 224 pages. The author also has a 6-week DVD series and coordinating workbooks for …

Book Review: Angels

Angels by David Jeremiah Author Website: www.DavidJeremiah.org Genre: Nonfiction, Bible Study Available in paperback. Multnomah Books, 2009; ISBN: 1601422695; 222 pages plus multiple indexes. Angelsdoes exactly what the subtitle suggests; it lays out “what the Bible reveals.” Now, the Bible doesn’t tell us a lot about angels, but it reveals …

Book Review: Mothers of the Bible Speak to Mothers of Today

Mothers of the Bible Speak to Mothers of Today by Kathi Macias Author Website: www.KathiMacias.com Available hardback. New Hope Publishers, 2009; ISBN: 1596692154; 256 pages. In this book the author combines her personal, conversational style with thoroughly researched information to provide stunning portraits of biblical moms. The emphasis is on …

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