Book Review: Half the Battle by Dr. Jon Chasteen (GIVEAWAY!)

What this book is about: Christians can often feel pressure to stuff down their pain and pretend that all is well. Dr. Chasteen examines several accounts from the Bible of people who experienced deep pain and walks through how God was with them not only in their pain, but catalyzed their healing process. What I … Continue reading Book Review: Half the Battle by Dr. Jon Chasteen (GIVEAWAY!)

Book Review: Inspired Mama by Sez Kristiansen

What this book is about: This nonfic is a call to mothers to step outside the bounds of motherhood for just a moment to find themselves and honor their unique personhood outside their role as caretaker of tiny humans. What I liked: The writing. Oh my. Sez has a way with words that just flow … Continue reading Book Review: Inspired Mama by Sez Kristiansen

Book Review: Your Child’s Inner Drive by Wendy Gossett, M. Ed. (Giveaway)

What this book is about:  Your Child's Inner Drive explores the personality traits you and your child possess in order to provide guidance on successful techniques to parent and remain connected to your child throughout their life. Through understanding how personality interacts using the 16-Personality Framework (also familiar as the Myers-Briggs personality types) and how … Continue reading Book Review: Your Child’s Inner Drive by Wendy Gossett, M. Ed. (Giveaway)

Book Review: Risen Motherhood by Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler

What this book is about:  This Christian nonfic breaks down several different aspects of motherhood and runs them all through the lens of the gospel. What I liked:  The writing style is super conversational, yet not overly informal. I liked the short chapters and the variety of areas they tackled, so even though all may … Continue reading Book Review: Risen Motherhood by Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler

Book Review: The Jesus Who Surprises by Dee Brestin

What this book is about:  This non-fic Bible study is an exploration of Jesus throughout all of the Bible. The author has taken care to highlight some less obvious places in Scripture where Jesus appears, even if not named exactly. What I liked:  The coverage was fairly comprehensive, as in representing all different sections of … Continue reading Book Review: The Jesus Who Surprises by Dee Brestin

Book Review: Fresh Start Bible

What this book is about:  It's the Bible. It's God's love letter to us. It's the NLT and is what I would consider to be a light study Bible. What I liked about it:  Each book starts with a page explaining the time in which the events occurred and has a breakdown of the major … Continue reading Book Review: Fresh Start Bible

Book Review: Beginner’s Pluck by Liz Forkin Bohannon

What this book is about:  This super perky book glorifies the Beginner and all the beautiful advantages that come from being a beginner who knows absolutely nothing about what you're trying to do. What I liked:  The Tone. It's super conversational but doesn't sacrifice heart, passion, meaning, depth, or anything else one loves about these … Continue reading Book Review: Beginner’s Pluck by Liz Forkin Bohannon

Book Review: Something Needs to Change by David Platt

What the book is about:  David Platt takes on an abbreviated week-long journey with him through the Himalayas. He shares heart-wrenching stories of need and poverty and beautiful stories of life change and hope. And in the midst of it all, he walks us through his own personal faith challenge on the journey. What I … Continue reading Book Review: Something Needs to Change by David Platt

Book Review: Take Back Your Time by Morgan Tyree (And GIVEAWAY!)

What this book is about:  This nonfic is packed full of info, charts, tips, and tricks to organize and schedule life so that it's full. And not in the jam-packed every moment, but in the emotionally full and satisfying sense. What I liked:  The VAST quantity of resources in this book. Wow! There are charts, … Continue reading Book Review: Take Back Your Time by Morgan Tyree (And GIVEAWAY!)

Book Review: Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

What This Book Is About:  Kings of the Wyld follows a group of now old men, the once-renowned band Saga, as they travel across the whole world (it seems) to rescue the daughter of one of the band members. What I liked about it:  This book is so wonderful - I liked the characters, I … Continue reading Book Review: Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames