Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Kirk and Anne by Kirk and Anne Douglas

"Kirk and Anne" by Kirk and Anne Douglas is the story of Kirk Douglas and his second wife's Anne love story written today and from their old love letters.  Their relationship has got to be one of the longest relationships/marriages in Hollywood as they have been married since 1954.  I like reading about actors or actress from what is considered old Hollywood and this one really intrigued me.  Their love story is so interesting and its not one of everything was great they had their ups and downs.  They even discuss their relationship as it is at the writing of this book.  I will admit that sometimes I felt a little embarrassed reading their love letters as I felt they were private. However, it was nice to read about such a loving and caring couple.  I really recommend this book especially if you are a fan what is considered old Hollywood.

I was given this book for free from NetGalley and was not required to give a review.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

What is Reformed Theology by R.C. Sproul

"What is Reformed Theology?" by R.C. Sproul is about understanding the basics of reformed theology.  Even though this book says it is about understanding the basics but it is really in depth not a milk type book at all.  This was very meaty book with quotes and history from past reformers also with a lot of scripture. My favorite section was on understanding faith alone.  Not only does it explain reformed theology but it also it breaks down and explains the acronym TULIP.  Well wrote book that makes some hard things in theology easier to understand.

I was given this book from Baker Books for free and was not required to give a positive review.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Remember & Return by John MacArthur

"Remember & Return" by John MacArthur is a 31 day devotional about rekindling your love for the Savior.  Like any book that comes out of Grace to You this is a very meaty book not an easy read.  It makes you really think and dig into the scripture.  It is a really good devotion on remembering our first love in Christ.  Each day has a verse, a devotion, and a daily challenge.  This was breath refreshing devotional about not focusing on self but on the Lord.  I highly recommend this devotional.

I was given this book for free from Baker Books and was not required to give a positive review.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Home by Elyse Fitzpatrick

"Home" by Elyse Fitzpatrick is about us longing for heaven and the new earth.  I really had a hard time reading this book as it seemed to be repetitive for me.  Also the author made me feel like I should be discontent with my life here on earth.  Don't get me wrong I look forward to heaven and the new earth but we are supposed to be content with where we God has us according to scripture.  But there was some parts I did enjoy. I also did agree when the author brings up that life here is going to be and is hard but we need to remember this is not our home.  So on that note I will recommend this book but just know it was a hard one for me to read.

I was given this book for free from Bethany House and was not required to give a positive review.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

The Tunnels by Greg Mitchell

"The Tunnels" by Greg Mitchell is about the tunnels people used to escape the Berlin wall and how documentaries about them was hid by the media.  This book was interesting and boring at the same time.  I really liked the how it gave us stories about people who escaped under the Berlin wall and the stories of the people who helped them escaped.  But the book was written in such a dry way that it was hard to read.  Plus it almost seemed like the author was shocked that the media or our president hid things from us.  Seriously the media as always done that and same with our presidents, nothing new there.  I do recommend it if you like these type of true stories of escape but be warned it was boring.

I was giving this book for free from Blogging For Books and was not required to give a positive review.