Monthly Archives: April 2014

Defy the Night by Heather Munn and Lydia Munn

Magali is a fifteen-year-old growing up in the “free” part of France.  She is frustrated with the government pacifying/helping the Nazis.  She sees refugees traveling through her town, some staying and some passing through.  She is angry at the adults … Continue reading

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Liesel Meminger is a young girl growing up with foster parents in Nazi Germany.  Death first encounters her at the death of her brother where he sees her steal a book.  During his busy travels during WWII, Death has occasion … Continue reading

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Critical Condition by Richard L. Mabry, M.D.

After experiencing the shooting death of her boyfriend/fiance, Dr. Shannon Frasier has moved forward.  She is a successful doctor, has a loving boyfriend, and a circle of friends.  However, when a stranger is shot on her front lawn, a series … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy by Dan T. Garrett & Tim Woodroof

As parents, we work to provide for our families and to financially benefit our families.  However, a sobering statistic demonstrates that when one generation creates new wealth for the family, 70 percent of that wealth is gone by the second … Continue reading

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Get Your Teenager Talking by Jonathan McKee

Anyone who has spent any time at all with teenagers knows they have a knack for one-word responses to any question.  How are we supposed to communicate with the teenagers in our lives?  Jonathan McKee offers 180 creative discussion starters … Continue reading

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New Books Available on Tyndale Rewards

If you have followed my blog for any amount of time, you know what a fan I am of Tyndale Publishers.  They offer so many amazing books and resources. The Tyndale Rewards program is free to join and the points … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Teens for College by Alex Chediak

Sending your teen off to college is a time of transition.  Parents can be filled with fear and concern over whether their teen is really ready to navigate the reality of college life.  In this book, Chediak covers the issues … Continue reading

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Wish by Jake Smith

James McConnell’s wish is to play a game of catch in the backyard with his nine-year-old son, Aaron.  They only problem is that Aaron’s cancer has returned and now McConnell’s wish is even further out of reach.  However, Aaron has … Continue reading

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Lost & Found by Sarah Jakes

Sarah Jakes, daughter of well-known pastor T.D. Jakes, has lived a life with many twists and turns.  She became pregnant at age 13, began college at age 16, and was the divorced mother of two by age 25.  Her brutally … Continue reading

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Goldtown Adventures Series by Susan K. Marlow

Follow the adventures of Jem Coulter, a twelve-year-old living in California at the height of the Gold Rush.  In Canyon of Danger, Jem is left in charge of the ranch while his sheriff father travels to Sacramento.  However, being the … Continue reading

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