Category: nonfiction

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Heart & Home by Victoria Duerstock

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Heart & Home by Victoria Duerstock

Posted May 23, 2019 / 17 Comments

GENRE: Devotional / Design PUBLISHER: Abingdon RELEASE DATE: April 16, 2019 PAGES: 192 Our home and its design can encourage spiritual growth in our hearts. Heart and Home is a short devotional book with daily devotions for 90 days. The devotionals seek to draw clear connection between the basics of […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2019 Non-Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2019 Non-Fiction

Posted May 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

Hi friends! We have come to the end of our list of great books coming up for Summer 2019! Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! Monday: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense) Tuesday: Historical Fiction Wednesday: Speculative/Youth (including children, MG, and YA) Thursday: Mystery/Suspense Friday: […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kennesha Buycks & Restoration House

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kennesha Buycks & Restoration House

Posted April 22, 2019 / 11 Comments

I am delighted today to introduce you to Kennesha Buycks and her new book Restoration House (Zondervan, April 30)! Kennesha Buycks is the creator of Restoration House. A Southern transplant to the Pacific Northwest, she has a passion for connecting others, gathering, and inspirational styling and design. When Kennesha is […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kaitlin Wernet & The Book Of Comforts

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kaitlin Wernet & The Book Of Comforts

Posted April 17, 2019 / 16 Comments

I am incredibly honored today to welcome Kaitlin Wernet to the blog to chat about her new release The Book of Comforts (Zondervan, March 26) Kaitlin Wernet is a storyteller surrendered to hope. Her writing has been featured at She Reads Truth, Brio magazine, Fathom Magazine, and Proverbs 31 Ministries. […]


Book Excerpt: Walking With Henry by Rachel Anne Ridge

Book Excerpt: Walking With Henry by Rachel Anne Ridge

Posted March 13, 2019 / 5 Comments

I’m delighted today to bring you an excerpt from Rachel Anne Ridge’s new bestselling book Walking With Henry: Big Lessons from a Little Donkey on Faith, Friendship, and Finding Your Path (Tyndale Momentum, March 5) Just when you think it’s the end of your story . . . grace shows up. […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Dana Allin & Simple Discipleship

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Dana Allin & Simple Discipleship

Posted March 4, 2019 / 6 Comments

Discipleship is something that has been important to me for many years – it’s how I’ve grown the most in my walk with Jesus. So, today, I’m pleased to welcome Dana Allin to the blog to talk about his new book Simple Discipleship (NavPress, Jan. 2019) and specifically the 4 […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring 2019 Non-Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring 2019 Non-Fiction

Posted January 27, 2019 / 4 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GOOD BOOKS. I will never read them all in one lifetime but I’m going to give it my best effort 😉 Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your […]




Book Review: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus devotional journal

Book Review: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus devotional journal

Posted December 12, 2018 / 3 Comments

GENRE: NonFiction/Devotional PUBLISHER: Ellie Claire Gift & Paper Corp RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2018 PAGES: 368 A 365-day devotional journal to help you spend time with Jesus through quiet time, prayers, and reflection. When life gets busy, it’s easy to forget to spend time with God. This 365-day devotional journal […]


Book Review: Ellie Claire Art Journals

Book Review: Ellie Claire Art Journals

Posted November 29, 2018 / 6 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to review three different Ellie Claire art journals. One ended up being my favorite (I knew it would) and one grabbed my husband’s attention. The other one is beautiful as well but not really our style. I’m going to review each one in little snippets […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Love Again, Live Again by Joan Hunter

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Love Again, Live Again by Joan Hunter

Posted November 21, 2018 / 9 Comments

REVIEWER’S NOTE: This is the rare case when I feature a book here on the blog that I cannot recommend. Mainly because I feel the theology is a dangerously inaccurate interpretation of Scripture, and I take that very seriously, not wanting to inadvertently lead any of my blog’s readers astray. […]





Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dave Howe & Live Pure and Free

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dave Howe & Live Pure and Free

Posted September 7, 2018 / 3 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit tour for Live Pure and Free, I am pleased to welcome Dave Howe to the blog today! Dave Howe is an author, speaker, musician, consultant, retreat leader, and a Regional Group Leader for Pure Desire Ministries. After fighting his own battle for purity, Dave […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dance with Jesus by Susan B. Mead

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dance with Jesus by Susan B. Mead

Posted September 2, 2018 / 3 Comments

GENRE: Inspirational Non-Fiction, Grief PUBLISHER: Morgan James Faith RELEASE DATE: March 31, 2015 PAGES: 130 Grief hits each one of us and can come from so many different directions… HAVE YOU LOST SOMEONE DEAR TO YOU? A brother, sister, parent, grandparent, family member, friend or a child? A relationship? A […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Debbie Kitterman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Debbie Kitterman

Posted September 2, 2018 / 5 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit tour for The Gift of Prophetic Encouragement, I’m pleased to welcome Debbie Kitterman to the blog today! Debbie Kitterman is an author, a speaker, and the founder of Dare 2 Hear, a ministry that trains individuals to hear the voice of God. She travels […]