Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Uncategorized

David Wilkerson (review)

David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed by Zondervan PublishingMy rating: 5 of 5 starsGod always makes a way for a praying man. You may never be able to get a college degree, you may never get rich, but God always has and always will make a way for a praying… Continue reading David Wilkerson (review)

Fiction, Writing Life

My favorite genre

Though I enjoy being swept away in a good biography and love the way poetry transports to realms of emotion, sometimes evokes a belly-laugh, and even the urge to toe-tap along,  my biggest pleasure as a reader is to get lost in great adult fiction. Adult fiction is also my biggest challenge as a writer.… Continue reading My favorite genre

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Uncategorized

Eyes to See (review)

It was an afterthought that prompted Becky Keep to ask the nurse practitioner to check five-week-old Jesse’s eyes. An observant grandma had commented that those baby eyes didn’t seem to be following normally. That last-minute request set the Keeps on a four-year journey that they never dreamed they’d be taking. Eyes to See: Glimpses of… Continue reading Eyes to See (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Grandma’s Fingerprint (review)

Grandma's Fingerprint by Ann Griffiths My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Grandma’s Fingerprint Ann Griffiths tells the story of her Grandma Mabel and how she impacted and influenced her life. The story begins when Ann was six. She recalls her mother driving her and her siblings away from their father one night and how… Continue reading Grandma’s Fingerprint (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Joni & Ken (review)

Joni & Ken: An Untold Love Story by Ken Tada My rating: 5 of 5 stars Joni & Ken is the story of the relationship of Joni Eareckson Tada, the famous author, quadriplegic, and champion of the disabled, and her husband of 30 years, Ken Tada. Based on primary documents (articles, messages, blogs, interview, emails,… Continue reading Joni & Ken (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Signs, Wonders and a Baptist Preacher by Chad Norris (review)

Signs, Wonders and a Baptist Preacher: How Jesus Flipped My World Upside Down by Chad Norris My rating: 3 of 5 stars The night Chad Norris and his friends held their first healing service, this Baptist pastor, who had become dissatisfied with his ministry and how little it resembled the ministry of Jesus, was as… Continue reading Signs, Wonders and a Baptist Preacher by Chad Norris (review)