Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Unafraid (review)

Unafraid: Trusting God in an Unsafe World by Susie Davis My rating: 3 of 5 stars Already a fearful child, the sight of an eighth grade classmate—a neighbor boy—gunning down a favorite teacher in May of 1978 proved to be too much for Susie Davis. As a result, she developed irrational routines like hiding in… Continue reading Unafraid (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Theology

The Holy Land Key (review)

The Holy Land Key: Unlocking End-Times Prophecy Through the Lives of God's People in Israel by Ray Bentley My rating: 4 of 5 stars In The Holy Land Key Ray Bentley ties history, current events, phenomena in the skies, and Israel’s feasts and festivals with prophecy to develop a holistic view of Israel’s place in… Continue reading The Holy Land Key (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Historical fiction

The Daughter of Highland Hall (review)

The Daughter of Highland Hall: A Novel by Carrie Turansky My rating: 3 of 5 stars It is April of 1912 and Katherine Ramsey has come to London to do the “season.” Under the sponsorship of her aunt, Lady Louisa Gatewood—her own parents have both died—it is her goal to come out as a debutante,… Continue reading The Daughter of Highland Hall (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Fiction, Historical fiction

Thief of Glory (review)

Thief of Glory: A Novel by Sigmund Brouwer My rating: 5 of 5 stars “There (in a village on the island of Java, Dutch East Indies), a marble game beneath the branches was an event as seemingly inconsequential as a banyan seed taking root in the bark of an unsuspecting tree, but the tendrils of… Continue reading Thief of Glory (review)

Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction

A Short Walk to the Edge of Life (review)

A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death--and Taught Me What Really Matters by Scott Hubbartt My rating: 5 of 5 stars The list of things that go wrong for Scott Hubbartt, in his memoir A Short Walk to the Edge of Life, begins before he… Continue reading A Short Walk to the Edge of Life (review)