Review – Playing for More

playing for moreI really enjoyed reading this! I read the whole thing in one day. It’s the kind of book that’s a lot of fun to read. It’s entertaining, and I learned a lot from it.

The book gives a sense of who Case is, his personality and character, which is something we don’t really get to know about any of the players from their public presence alone. The writing is good and uses some unique phraseology. It’s honest, funny, down to earth, and tells so many great stories. I was amazed at how many famous players and coaches Case has interacted with. … More Review – Playing for More

Review – Ashes of Glass

ashes of glassThis 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

Review – The Struggle is Real: Getting better at life, stronger in faith, and free from the stuff keeping you stuck

the struggle is realIt 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

Blogging Break

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.                          

Review – Devotions from the Lake

devotions from the lakeIf 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