Tag: nonfiction

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 […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring/Summer 2018 Non-Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring/Summer 2018 Non-Fiction

Posted April 22, 2018 / 4 Comments

Happy Sunday! Today, we wrap up the week’s worth of posts about upcoming books I’m excited to read! We’re finishing with non-fiction, and while it’s not my go-to genre there are some great titles coming May-August that I’ve added to my TBR pile! Here’s a refresher of the schedule in […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Winter 2018 Non-Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Winter 2018 Non-Fiction

Posted December 31, 2017 / 4 Comments

Today finishes our week of posts about the upcoming new releases that I’m excited about!! While I do read mostly fiction, sometimes a few nonfiction reads catch my eye too! Here is the schedule of posts so you can catch up on what you’ve missed & zero in on your […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my Christmas List

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my Christmas List

Posted December 19, 2017 / 30 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is (as you may have guessed) ‘books I want to see under the tree’. Books are always a good idea to have on a Christmas list. Why? Well first … duh. 😉 Second, they don’t go out of style and they won’t not […]


Sunday Book Club: Such Devotion

Sunday Book Club: Such Devotion

Posted September 24, 2017 / 24 Comments

Happy Sunday, my friends! Do you use a specific book for your ‘devotions’ (time with God)? I tend to get bored with just one so I mix it up a bit, using several throughout the year. I tend to keep the same faves and add to them haha! So if […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): I’ll Have What She’s Having by Erin Carlson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): I’ll Have What She’s Having by Erin Carlson

Posted August 25, 2017 / 35 Comments

A backstage look at the making of Nora Ephron’s revered trilogy–When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle–which brought romantic comedies back to the fore, and an intimate portrait of the beloved writer/director who inspired a generation of Hollywood women, from Mindy Kaling to Lena Dunham. In […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Door Cracked Open by Carmina Edwards

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Door Cracked Open by Carmina Edwards

Posted August 9, 2017 / 23 Comments

Raised in a mean-spirited, poverty-stricken home in the seventies, where her quarrelsome father tries to squash her carefree spirit and her three siblings make fun of her, Amy struggles to understand what value she has. Somehow finding God in the midst of an atheist upbringing, she perseveres to grow up […]


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: 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 […]


Book Review: Unchained by Noel Jesse Heikkinen

Book Review: Unchained by Noel Jesse Heikkinen

Posted March 16, 2017 / 2 Comments

Christians are free in Christ, yet Christianity can feel like a prison. Unchained helps Christians who don’t feel that grace has changed their lives. Often when people follow Jesus, they feel more guilty instead of more free. A powerful book for the spiritually restless, Unchained shows readers how to have a robust faith […]


Author Interview: Lisa Pennington

Author Interview: Lisa Pennington

Posted March 15, 2017 / 9 Comments

Join me in welcoming Lisa Pennington to the blog today! Lisa has a passion for helping women find JOY! She is the author of Mama Needs a Do-Over and Tightropes and Teeter-Totters. She loves her Texas country life with her CPA, receipt-loving husband of 30 years and their nine children, some of whom […]


Book Review: Just the Essentials by Adina Grigore

Book Review: Just the Essentials by Adina Grigore

Posted March 13, 2017 / 18 Comments

The author of Skin Cleanse returns with a comprehensive guide to the ultimate ingredient for living an all-natural, plant-based lifestyle: essential oils. For millennia, essential oils have played a key role in health and beauty rituals. From references in the Bible (frankincense and myrrh) to Hippocrates (who documented the effects […]



Book Review: Rise by Cara Brookins

Book Review: Rise by Cara Brookins

Posted January 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you’ll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the unthinkable. After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to […]


My Fave Reads of 2016: NonFiction

My Fave Reads of 2016: NonFiction

Posted December 31, 2016 / 12 Comments

Closing out this week of faves with my fave NONFICTION reads from 2016. While this isn’t my typical genre of choice, I am always in search of good nonfiction and when I find it I highlight and star and heart and circle all over the pages. And then usually shove […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Love to See Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Love to See Under My Tree

Posted December 20, 2016 / 30 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday! In leading up to Christmas, we’ve talked about bookish gift ideas as well as actual books for every reader on your gift list. Today, I’m going to look at 10 books that I would personally enjoy finding under my tree. Perhaps not […]


Book Review (double feature): ScriptureDoodle & ScriptureDoodle God’s Promises by April Knight

Book Review (double feature): ScriptureDoodle & ScriptureDoodle God’s Promises by April Knight

Posted December 17, 2016 / 2 Comments

ScriptureDoodle: A Six-Week Devotional Experience (David C. Cook, October 2016) With inspiring exercises and prompts, this unique interactive guide introduces readers to a creative connection between Bible study, artistic expression, and worship. Often, in the busyness of life, Christians forget that God created them to enjoy creativity. With guided instruction […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring 2017 Nonfiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring 2017 Nonfiction

Posted December 17, 2016 / 6 Comments

Are your TBR piles overflowing after this week’s posts? Mine is no longer speaking to me. Nevertheless, I press on! Let’s close out this week of new releases by looking at the Nonfiction books on tap for January-April 2017. Here’s a recap of the week’s posts: Monday – Contemporary Fiction […]