This is a Christian retelling of the Cinderella story. I really loved how creatively some of the elements of the Cinderella story were included in this book. This is a more realistic/historical retelling, but many of the essentials (like the fairy godmother, the glass slipper, etc.) are still there, though in a creative way. I enjoyed watching out for those elements and then identifying them. … More Review – Ashes of Glass
It will take quite a while for me to soak up everything in this book. I’ll return to it many times to read portions of it. You can tell how much I liked a book by how much writing there is in the margins. This one has a lot of writing in the margins. … More Review – The Struggle is Real: Getting better at life, stronger in faith, and free from the stuff keeping you stuck
This book was so interesting and so much fun to read that I eagerly turned the pages and read through it quickly. I generally read more “can’t-put-it-down” fiction books than nonfiction, but this is a nonfiction book that I couldn’t stop reading. … More Review – The 5 Love Languages; Singles Edition
I will be taking a short blogging break. I’ll be back with a review of The 5 Love Languages: Singles Edition in the next week or two.
If you like devotional books, you will love this book. The devotions are thought-provoking and the photos are beautiful.
The way the devotions stick to the theme is interesting. Each one uses a metaphor for some part of lake vacations. Just a few examples are horseback riding, sitting by the fire, making coffee in the morning, boating, and biking. I really loved a number of the devotions, and I plan on re-reading those. … More Review – Devotions from the Lake
Exactly the kind of book I’ve been looking for! I’ve known for a long time that I wanted and needed to read a book about training my mind to be stronger and less negative, only I didn’t know where to start. This is a great book to start with. It’s one that’s like an athlete’s mental toughness book, but for all women. … More Review – Battle Ready
Here’s the link to the first post in this series: Five Reading/Book Quotes from Pride and Prejudice Part 1/4
In the second fourth of the book, it became harder to find quotes related to reading books, so I had to stretch the theme by including a quote related to reading letters. … More Five Reading/Book Quotes from Pride and Prejudice Part 2/4
Exciting news in the book world: Fawkes is released today! This is one of my favorite books, and I wrote a review of it that you can read here.
I thought it would be interesting to research the world of Fawkes: the early 1600’s. … More The World of Fawkes – Art and Music of the Early 1600’s
In celebration of Independence Day, here are thirteen (for the Thirteen Colonies) books with an American flag on the cover. … More Top Ten Tuesdays – Books With an American Flag on the Cover