Category: Book Review

adding this book to my reading waiting list – “Weird” by Craig Groeschel

(This book launches TODAY!) WEIRD: Because Normal Isn’t Working Do you want to be normal? In our culture today, ‘normal’ looks like this: debt, addiction, busyness, stress… If you’re abnormal or weird, what does that mean? Here are some quotes from the book. Time “If you want a normal life, do what normal people do. If …

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Book Review: A Century Turns by William J. Bennett

Bennett picks up the history trail in 1998 with the Clinton years. He covers the political and cultural changes over the next twenty years. This includes the technology boom of the 90s, the war of terror, the changing political face of world governments and Communism, and the election of the first black President of the United States.

Book Review: Outlive Your Life

I’ve been reading Max Lucado’s latest book – Outlive Your Life. In the same style I’ve appreciated in his previous books, Lucado gives a powerful message in short, easy to read chapters. However, the message is NOT easy to digest. I’ve found myself reading back over a chapter instead of moving on through the book. …

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Book Review: The Help – does it teach us how to fight human trafficking / modern day slavery?

Reading “The Help” was fast and confusing and eye-opening and passionate. This stuff really happened? In my lifetime – sort of? And people died? Was the topic slavery? Not exactly… People were paid for their work – at least on some terribly wrong scale. Could they have lives of their own? Sure… as long as …

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Book Review: From Peanuts to the Pressbox

I was given a copy of Eli Gold’s book to review – “From Peanuts to the Pressbox Insider Sport Stories From A Life Behind The Mic” – by Thomas Nelson company. However, given that I’m a Bama fan – and the fact that the Tide just won the National Championship – I was very happy …

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Book Review: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

The author of “Blue Like Jazz” has another attention-getting book – “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years”. thanks to Thomas Nelson I got a complementary copy to review. The books have the same weird humor, but the latest one has much more emotion and is much more likely to prompt a reader to introspection! …

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