Monthly Archives: June 2013

Forsaking All Others by Allison Pittman

I was happy that Pittman continued the series. The first book ended in such a way that it could have been an ending to Camilla. However, Camilla’s story continues as she struggles to repair her life and return to the … Continue reading

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For Time & Eternity by Allison Pittman

Before reading this book, I was not very familiar with the Mormon religion.  I knew they had their own book of faith, but I had no idea about some of the details of their religion that Pittman wrote about.  She … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis – A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet

I thought this was an interesting book.  I have read many books by C.S. Lewis and enjoy his writing.  Before reading this book, I was not aware of his close friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, or that Lewis actually nominated Tolkien … Continue reading

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Rescue Team by Candace Calvert

I thought this was an interesting, well-thought out book. Usually I don’t like it when books get too many story lines going, because it seems like some story lines don’t get fully developed. However, the author does a really good … Continue reading

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The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell, M.D.

This is another excellent book by Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell. I enjoyed reading it because it frames interactions between parent and child in a different light. Most parents want to show their children love, but if you are not … Continue reading

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In Broken Places by Michele Phoenix

This book is everything you would want in a book.  The characters are interesting, deep, and real.  The emotional pain jumps off the pages and is sometimes difficult to read, but it is countered by hope for the future of … Continue reading

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Sinner’s Creed by Scott Stapp

I was not that familiar with Scott Stapp or Creed.  I had heard Arms Wide Open when it was being played frequently on the radio and had always enjoyed the timbre of Stapp’s voice, but was not at all familiar … Continue reading

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The Four Seasons of Marriage by Gary Chapman

I had already read Gary Chapman’s book It Happens Every Spring, so I had some exposure to the idea of marriage being compared with the four seasons of the year.  What I liked the best about this book is that … Continue reading

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Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy On and Off the Field by Bobby Richardson

This was an interesting book to read. I enjoyed it very much, especially since Little League season is winding down and it was interesting to read about baseball plays from a professional’s viewpoint. Bobby Richardson shared first hand perspective of … Continue reading

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Deployed (Called to Serve) by Mel Odom

I had never read any books by Mel Odom before this one. Now I am looking forward to reading another as soon as I can! I think he did a great job portraying the challenges that people in the military … Continue reading

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