Thursday, December 28, 2017

Fire Road by Kim Phuc Phan Thi

"Fire Road" by Kim Phuc Phan Thi is the memoir of the woman who as a child who after being being burned by a napalm bomb a iconic Vietnam war picture was taken.  It not only talks about her childhood before and after the bombing but her adulthood also her faith.  What a powerful book on forgiveness and the peace that comes from it.  Her story is so powerful and I will admit hard to read.  The physical and even the emotional pain the author survived is just mind blowing.  When I first seen this picture in high school I did believe she could survive what happened.  So to read her story on what happened afterwards was just mind blowing.  I just don't know what else to say but I highly recommend it.

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

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Education A La Carte by Dr. Kevin Leman

"Education A La Carte" by Dr. Kevin Leman is a book where the author talks about choosing the best schooling for your child.  This book was interesting in one point it gave some decent advice and information on helping find the right path for your child.  However at other times it seemed to focus so much on your child having to be the best and go to college.  Well that is not true for everyone some are not going to college and will still be wonderful Christian people.  It read also like one of those books that say if you don't do it my way you will fail and are wrong no matter what.  Our focus as Christian's is for our children to lay a foundation of not just education but of faith if that may be there as a youth or it may not be there until they are older.   This book was just not encouraging for m e and I just can't recommend this book.

I was given this book from Revell a division of Baker Publishing group for free and was not required to give a positive review.

Hurt Road by Mark Lee

"Hurt Road" by Mark Lee his story and how God set Mark Lee's path in ways he would not have chosen.  You may not know the name Mark Lee but if you are a fan of the Christian band Third Day then you know his music.  Truthfully I am not a big fan of Third Day but I do enjoy some of their music.  So I was interested in learning more about one of their band leaders.  Mark Lee does have an interesting life while in points it is average like every other persons life.  This was an interesting look at his life and if you a fan of Third Day or his then I recommend it. 

I was given this book from Revell a division of Baker Publishing for free and was not required to give a positive review.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Tora Fright Patches Things Up by Tracey Madder

"Tora Fright Patches Things Up" by Tracey Madder is a children's book is about forgiveness.  This was a cute little kids book that encourages forgiveness with an emphasis on siblings.  The story is about Tora a little girl monster who makes a special award winning art project that gets broken by her little brother.  Her mom helps her while discussing how Jesus wants us to forgive others.  The artwork is so cute and colorful you just want to look at it regularly.  I so recommend this book as it is a very cute and wonderful book to teach little kids God's forgiveness.

I was given this book from Tyndale Blog Network for free and was not required to give a positive review.

100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask by Ilyce R. Glink

" 100 Question Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask " by Ilyce R. Glink is what exactly it says a book for home buyers.  This ...