Tag: book review

Book Review: Bringing Lucy Home

Confession:  I’m not really sure what goes into a book review.  I actually asked Google, “what makes a book review good”, but then decided to just go at it on my own.  I guess I should have mentioned my lack of book review prowess to the author, Jennifer Phillips, before I answered the call to …

Book Review: Not God’s Type

This really isn’t a book review at all.  It’s more just my take on it… sans the analysis that often accompanies book reviews.  Since I don’t consider myself to be an “academic”, or “critic”… take is for what it is… just my thoughts. 🙂 I ordered the book, Not God’s Type by Holly Ordway based …

book review: Left to Tell

Alrighty.  It’s time for yet another book review.  This time I read the book Left to Tell:  Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust.  The author’s name is Immaculee Ilibagiza. Basic Outline: Immaculee grew up in Rwanda, and loved her country.  As a child she and her brothers were sheltered from the concepts of racism and …

When the Nile Runs Red (book review)

Last night at book club, we discussed the DiAnn Mills book, When the Nile Runs Red.  The story is set in war-torn Sudan, Africa.  The three main characters are Larson Farid, a doctor, Paul Farid, a Christian convert from Islam who works with Feed the World, and Ben, a southern Sudanese warlord fighting the Islamic …

The Screwtape Letters

Alright, the long awaited (ha, that was meant to be funny) book review from my POV on The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis.  Let me just start by saying, I’m NOT one of those “Lewis fanatics” that are easy to find in the Christian community.  Most of the people I know that read C.S. Lewis’s …

i’m workin’ on it!

I have another post coming soon… a book review.  But, it might take a day or two to complete. (Courtney, you will understand, you were there last night!)  Things are crazy around here, and there is precious little time to actually THINK!  So, if you are one of my faithful three, please check back in a while!