Book Review: The Life Giving Leader by Tyler Reagin

What the book is about:  Reagin shares some key principles he's learned over his career about being a leader that pours life into those who follow them instead of sucking all the life out of those under. He talks about the importance of being healthy as a person, accepting the type of person you are, … Continue reading Book Review: The Life Giving Leader by Tyler Reagin

Book Review: Daily Question for You and Your Child

What the book is about: This fun book is a great way to engage with your kid by asking them a new question every day with space to record their answers for either 3 different kids for a year or the same child for 3 years. What I liked:  Engagement - the questions are fun … Continue reading Book Review: Daily Question for You and Your Child

Book Review: Whisper Me This by Kerry Anne King

What the book is about:  Maisey Addington returns from Kansas City to her hometown of Colville after receiving a call about her mother having taken a fall and her father facing charges of abuse and neglect. The story opens with a scene from Maisey's childhood and then jumps to the present day, where she is … Continue reading Book Review: Whisper Me This by Kerry Anne King

Book Review: The Purple Kitty by Vickie J. Litten

What the book is about:  Eddie and her sister, Dory, fly to China to visit their mother, an archaeologist. On the flight to the island where their mother is, the plane flies into a terrible storm and the girls are forced to jump. When Eddie awakes several days later, she learns that Dory has been … Continue reading Book Review: The Purple Kitty by Vickie J. Litten

Book Review: The Bear and His Daughter by Peter Fane

What the book is about:  Liz and her brother, Teagan, were out checking the trap lines when they came across a dead grey bear. As unusual as that was, the tiny bear cub trying to defend its dead mother was even more unusual. Liz, Teagan, and their brother Evan, now have to deal with the … Continue reading Book Review: The Bear and His Daughter by Peter Fane

Book Review: The Art of Healing by Jeanne Felfe

What this book is about:  Julianne (Jules) Garvoli, a pediatric nurse, thinks life is great. Until it isn't. Jokob O'Callaghan, world-renowned photographer, couldn't be happier with his wife and his life. Until cancer rips her away from him. When a chance encounter brings the two together, life takes an interesting and unexpected turn for them both … Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Healing by Jeanne Felfe

Book Review: The Blind Dragon by Peter Fane

What the book is about:  The Blind Dragon is a fantasy story that follows Anna Dyer, 14 year old dragon squire, after the birth of a blind dragon foal. What appears to be an ordinary day quickly turns south as plans of a coup unravel. Anna finds herself in an impossible situation of playing her … Continue reading Book Review: The Blind Dragon by Peter Fane

Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans (available June 12)

What this book is about:  This nonfiction explores issues that the author, Rachel Held Evans, has wrestled with in her walk of faith. Each chapter begins with a more creative work, it could be a sonnet about the beast, a screenplay about Job or an essay by Hagar before diving more fully into the subject … Continue reading Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans (available June 12)

Book Review: How to Be a Perfect Christian by The Babylon Bee

What the book is about:  This short book is a funny, satirical book about modern Christianity and some of the stranger things about it. It talks about finding a church, getting involved, how to up one's holiness factor, and addresses several other areas in a pointed, satirical way. What I liked:  The painful truth inside … Continue reading Book Review: How to Be a Perfect Christian by The Babylon Bee

What I’m Reading: Sometimes the Magic Works by Terry Brooks

What the book is about: Sometimes the Magic Works is a super practical book about writing by the eminent Terry Brooks. With 20 novels under his belt and a fairly successful career (okay, that maaaay be an understatement), I think he's qualified to give a few tips. He covers topics from choosing a book to … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Sometimes the Magic Works by Terry Brooks