Category: nonfiction

May 30
Book Review: As The Ink Flows by Dekkema, Teague, Ford, Loopstra, and Cummings

Book Review: As The Ink Flows by Dekkema, Teague, Ford, Loopstra, and Cummings

Carol Ford, Christian, Claudia Loopstra, Glenda Dekkema, Marguerite Cummings, Melony Teague, nonfiction 14

A devotional by writers for writers, integrating the craft of working with words with the faith of people of the Word to deepen, sustain, and expand ministry in the world. This collection of 90 devotions features a focus Scripture, a brief meditation on the text and the writing experience, and… Read more »

Apr 25
Review: Simple Pleasures by Marianne Jantzi

Review: Simple Pleasures by Marianne Jantzi

Amish, nonfiction 0

  Young Amish homemaker Marianne Jantzi invites readers into her family’s life on the snowy plains of Ontario. The mother of four young children and wife of a storekeeper, Jantzi writes about her daily routines and heartfelt faith with equal measures of wit and warmth. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, gardening, and… Read more »

Apr 24
Africa Study Bible Kickstarter Campaign

Africa Study Bible Kickstarter Campaign

miscellaneous, nonfiction 2

Y’all already know that I’m passionate about story. As a teacher of international adults, I am passionate about presenting THE Story to people from other cultures in a way that resonates with THEM. Not Americanized. Not “native Christian-ized”. But relatable and easily understood no matter what your faith background or nationality…. Read more »

Feb 28
Review: Your New Money Mindset by Brad Hewitt & James Moline

Review: Your New Money Mindset by Brad Hewitt & James Moline

Brad Hewitt, Christian, nonfiction 0

I don’t know that I would recommend this book just by itself, as I think it would ultimately frustrate someone that genuinely wants to get out of debt or manage their finances. However, I do think it’s an important resource to use alongside other financial planning tools – to help you assess your attitude toward money and see why you feel financially insecure and/or unable to give as generously as you wish.

Jan 26
Top Ten Tuesday: All-Time Favorites

Top Ten Tuesday: All-Time Favorites

C.S. Lewis, Corrie Ten Boom, Dee Henderson, fairy tales, J.K. Rowling, Louie Giglio, Lynn Austin, nonfiction, Patricia Polacco, Randy Alcorn, Top Ten Tuesday, Wm Paul Young 90

The books I’m talking about today are those books that I consider eternal favorites. Many are from childhood or adolescence, some I acquired in adulthood, but all are books that have stuck with me and refuse to leave my heart. They are also all books that I reread often.

Dec 18
Best Books of 2015: Nonfiction

Best Books of 2015: Nonfiction

Amy Lively, Best Books 2015, Christian, Cynthia Ruchti, Jill Lynn Buteyn, Max Lucado, nonfiction, Valerie Woerner 3

It’s that time of year when everyone is making lists and checking them twice. Some are finding out who has been naughty and who has been nice. Some are making sure those in their circles of gifting know what they want for Christmas.

Here at Reading Is My SuperPower, I’m making lists too! Every day this week will feature the best books I read in 2015 from different genres.

Oct 15
Review: Pass It On by Jim Burns & Jeremy Lee

Review: Pass It On by Jim Burns & Jeremy Lee

Christian, nonfiction 0

Parents often experience a “freak out” moment when they realize their children’s view of God will primarily come from what they learn at home. Most parents spend more time helping their kids succeed at academics or athletics than infusing shared spiritual experiences into the rhythm of everyday family life. While… Read more »