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Posts Categorized: Book Feature

Book Spotlight – The Unfinished Gift and The Homecoming

I don’t normally post book reviews on my blog, but I thought it would be fun to occasionally point to other World War II books on the market you might be interested in. What better place to start than with Dan Walsh’s books, The Unfinished Gift (Revell, 2009) and The Homecoming (Revell, 2010). Just this… Read more »

Book Club Beat – Bibliovore Reading List

Seven years of good reading, great friends, and fun! In 2003, two of my friends started a book club. I jumped at the idea and invited my book-reading friends itching for an “excuse” to read. This past month, we decided on a name for our club – the Bibliovores, because we devour books. The membership… Read more »

Caught in the Middle

Ever been caught in the middle? Ever felt you had no solution for your problem? Ever been in danger because of someone else’s bad decision? In 1 Samuel 25, Abigail faced this situation. Her husband, Nabal, denied a reasonable request from David, showing a lack of gratitude for David’s protection—and insulting David to boot! She… Read more »

A Friend in the Storm – Part 3 – and Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of my friend Cheryl Ricker’s new gift book, A Friend in the Storm, I’m posting a three-part series of devotions I wrote called “Through the Storm.” Please see Part 1 and Part 2. Leave a comment on any of the posts, and I’ll enter your name in a drawing to win… Read more »

A Friend in the Storm – Part 2 – and Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of my friend Cheryl Ricker’s new gift book, A Friend in the Storm, I’m posting a three-part series over three weeks called “Through the Storm.” Please see Part 1 and Part 3. Leave a comment on any of the posts, and I’ll enter your name in a drawing to win a… Read more »

A Friend in the Storm – Part 1 – and Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of my friend Cheryl Ricker’s new gift book, A Friend in the Storm, I’ll be posting a three-part series over the next three weeks called “Through the Storm.” Please see Part 2 and Part 3. Leave a comment on any of the posts, and I’ll enter your name in a drawing… Read more »

Book Club Beat – Rain Song by Alice Wisler

Today I start a new feature – Book Club Beat, where book clubs share about their discussions. Today’s post is from my own book club. Sorry – we don’t have a catchy name, but we’ve been meeting since 2003 (!) and have way too much fun. Book: Rain Song by Alice Wisler What’s it about?… Read more »

My Favorite Books of 2009

Nothing says New Year’s Eve like a list! Here are my favorite reads from 2009 in alphabetical order. It was hard enough to pick only ten, much less rank them. This is why I don’t do book reviews. 1. Blue Heart Blessed by Susan Meissner A lovely story of a woman jilted at the altar,… Read more »