Category: nonfiction

Author Interview: Deron Spoo

Author Interview: Deron Spoo

Posted May 29, 2017 / 1 Comment

As part of the Litfuse blog tour for The Good Book, I am pleased to welcome Deron Spoo to the blog today! Deron Spoo is the pastor of First Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Over the past 16 years, Spoo has guided the church as it transitions from being simply […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Claudia Loopstra

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Claudia Loopstra

Posted May 29, 2017 / 17 Comments

I am so honored to welcome Claudia Loopstra back to the blog! Today, she’s here to talk about her book Redemptive Love: Living with an alcoholic father. As my own uncle died from alcoholism two weeks ago, this is a subject very close to my heart right now. As well […]


Author Interview: Lee Wolfe Blum

Author Interview: Lee Wolfe Blum

Posted May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lee Wolfe Blum to the blog today! Lee Wolfe Blum is an energetic and passionate author and speaker who loves to help women find hope in healing from perfectionism and addictions. She works as a mental health practitioner in the field of Eating Disorders and […]


Book Review: The Good Book by Deron Spoo

Book Review: The Good Book by Deron Spoo

Posted May 25, 2017 / 3 Comments

The Good Book offers a user-friendly guide to the Bible’s biggest ideas. A chapter from the Bible accompanies each chapter of the book, which helps readers understand the context and content of the Scripture passages in a way that can open the whole Bible. Designed as a forty-day journey through forty […]


Author Interview: Matt Johnson

Author Interview: Matt Johnson

Posted May 17, 2017 / 1 Comment

I’m delighted to welcome Matt Johnson to the blog today to chat about his book Getting Jesus Wrong. Matt Johnson is a husband, father to two little girls, and is an armchair student of theology living in Seattle. He is also a freelance writer and editor. Until recently, Matt spent […]



Book Review: Forensic Faith by J. Warner Wallace

Book Review: Forensic Faith by J. Warner Wallace

Posted May 16, 2017 / 3 Comments

Forensic Faith will help readers: understand why they have a duty to defend the truth develop a training strategy to master the evidence for Christianity learn how to employ the techniques of a detective to discover new insights from God’s Word become better communicators by learning the skills of professional case makers With real-life detective stories, fascinating strategies, and […]


Book Review: The Marriage Bureau by Penrose Halson

Book Review: The Marriage Bureau by Penrose Halson

Posted May 12, 2017 / 8 Comments

A riveting glimpse of life and love during and after World War II—a heart-warming, touching, and thoroughly absorbing true story of a world gone by. In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. […]


Book Review: Brave is the New Beautiful by Lee Wolfe Blum

Book Review: Brave is the New Beautiful by Lee Wolfe Blum

Posted May 11, 2017 / 4 Comments

Our culture bombards women with “thinspiration” messages and pressure to “do it all” while wearing the mask of perfection.  Women are left feeling alone and overwhelmed. How can they stop comparing themselves to others? How can they live out who they really are? Lee Wolfe Blum offers stories from everyday women […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Casey Tygrett

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Casey Tygrett

Posted May 10, 2017 / 18 Comments

I am so delighted to introduce y’all to Casey Tygrett because a) he has an intriguing book that’s just released and b) he lives in the city where I grew up. Which means that, whenever he wants to, he gets to eat at Beef-A-Roo (home of the best cheese fries […]


Author Interview: Glynis Belec

Author Interview: Glynis Belec

Posted April 28, 2017 / 5 Comments

I am pleased to welcome Glynis Belec to the blog today! Glynis has many passions but what keeps her going is inspiration from the everyday and a good helping of God’s word every morning along with an attitude of gratitude. As a happy, busy writer, children’s author and publisher, Glynis’s […]


Author Interview: Dr. Vicki Caruana

Author Interview: Dr. Vicki Caruana

Posted April 27, 2017 / 3 Comments

As part of the Litfuse blog tour for The Joy of Letting Go, I have the privilege of chatting with author Vicki Caruana today! Dr. Vicki Caruana is the author of 20 books and the blog Apples & Chalkdust—named after her bestselling book that has touched the lives of a […]


Book Review: Think Again by Jared Mellinger

Book Review: Think Again by Jared Mellinger

Posted April 26, 2017 / 2 Comments

Evaluating yourself-being mindful of who you are and what you are doing-is necessary and can lead to positive change. But what about the dark side of introspection? Do you ever feel weighed down and exhausted by your own self-analysis? Perhaps you made a mistake, said a careless word, or even […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Lloyd

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Lloyd

Posted April 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

I am honored to have Lisa Lloyd on the blog for a chat today. I recently read her book Chasing Famous and loved it!! Lisa is a speaker, emcee, actor, and writer. Since receiving her bachelor of fine arts in theater from Southern Methodist University, Lisa has been featured in […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Chasing Famous by Lisa Lloyd

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Chasing Famous by Lisa Lloyd

Posted April 12, 2017 / 1 Comment

Have you ever considered your life as an audition? Regardless of who or where we are, we are constantly, often unconsciously, auditioning for a part. Loving wife. Amazing employee. Crafting queen. Socialite. All we really want is to be loved, affirmed, and accepted. What if we could learn to live […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tracie Miles

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tracie Miles

Posted April 11, 2017 / 5 Comments

As part of the Litfuse Blog Tour for Unsinkable, I’m honored to welcome Tracie Miles to the blog today! Tracie Miles is a national speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries and a bestselling author who’s spent the last twelve years inspiring women to become who God called them to be. She’s […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Nonfiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Nonfiction

Posted April 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

All this week, I’m looking at Summer 2017 new releases. So far we’ve covered Contemporary Fiction as well as Fantasy/Young Adult, Historical fiction, Amish fiction, and Mystery/Suspense. Now let’s close out the week with a look at NonFiction upcoming releases! Behold the schedule: Monday – Contemporary Fiction Tuesday – Fantasy/YA […]


Book Review: Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Book Review: Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Posted April 4, 2017 / 9 Comments

From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less. For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for […]


Author Interview: Kendra Fletcher

Author Interview: Kendra Fletcher

Posted April 2, 2017 / 15 Comments

As part of the Litfuse Blog Tour for Lost and Found I am honored to welcome Kendra Fletcher to the blog today! Kendra Fletcher writes on faith and education for a variety of publications, including her blog. She is also a frequent speaker at homeschooling conventions, but she spends most […]


Book Review: Getting Jesus Wrong by Matt Johnson

Book Review: Getting Jesus Wrong by Matt Johnson

Posted April 1, 2017 / 2 Comments

Jesus is not a life coach, a movement leader, a cultural visionary, or a blessing dispenser-but you might not know that by listening to many Christians talk about their faith. Feel-good slogans promote a caricatured Jesus made in our own image who cannot save us and leave us feeling guilty […]