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Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 14h ago

All Things New by John Eldredge

What we feel about the future impacts how we feel now. Eldredge wants readers to have hope, “the confident expectation of goodness coming to us.” (9) Jesus promised the renewal of all things...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 2d ago

21 Days of Christmas Compiled by Kathy Ide Blog Tour and Giveaway

About the BookName of book: 21 Days of Christmas: A Fiction Lover’s Devotional Compiler: Kathy Ide  Genre: Christian Fiction Devotional  Release Date: September 1, 2015Christmas is more tha...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 3d ago

The Gift of Christmas Past by Cindy Woodsmall & Erin Woodsmall

About the book:Arson wasn't the only fire ignited between them.Lies spoken.She was arrested.He returned to the safety of his wealthy parents.Almost ten years later, Hadley and Monroe are bot...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 4d ago

One Red Bastard by Ed Lin Blog Tour and Giveaway

One Red Bastardby Ed Linon Tour November 20 - December 31, 2017Synopsis:It’s the fall of 1976, and New York’s Chinatown is in turmoil over news that Mao’s daughter is seeking asylum in the U...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 5d ago

A Crazy, Holy Grace by Frederick Buechner

This book, it seems to me, must be a cathartic journey for Buechner, reminiscing about so many events in his past. He tells the story of his father's suicide (again) as well as that of meeti...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 5d ago

The Remarkable Ordinary by Frederick Buechner

Buechner's book is sort of an ungainly mixture of subtle teaching and memoir. I initially thought the stories from his life were included as illustrations of his teaching but it later became...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 6d ago

Called to Create by Jordan Raynor

This book is not quite what I anticipated, based on the title. I thought the book would deal with being creative in general. Raynor, however, has focused this book on only one aspect of bein...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 6d ago

How the Right Lost Its Mind by Charles J. Sykes

I read this book as part of my ongoing quest to understand the 2016 U.S. presidential election. I found the book to be very enlightening. I found out how the conservative media “succeeded in...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 1w ago

Death at Thorburn Hall by Julianna Deering

Reading the Farthering mysteries has been a delight. I grew up reading Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers and Ngaio Marsh so these novels by Deering are ones I thoroughly enjoy. I like Drew Fa...
Book Reviews from an Avid Reader · 1W ago

Divine Time Management by Elizabeth Grace Saunders

This is not your typical time management book. This book is about priorities, about putting God at the center of your life, about living each day in His strength and not your own. The issue ...