Category Archives: christian non-fiction

Mini-reviews: The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau; Death by Living: Life Is Meant to Be Spent by N.D. Wilson

Title: The Testing Author: Joelle Charbonneau Genre: YA dystopian fiction Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Number of pages: 325 First line: Graduation Day. Goodreads blurb: The Seven Stages War … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry; We Live in Water by Jess Walter; When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Title: The Templar Legacy Author: Steve Berry Genre: Thriller Publisher: Books on Tape Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Paul Michael Audiobook length: 15 hours and 44 minutes First line: Jacques de … Continue reading

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Faith and Fiction Round Table: What Good is God? In Search of a Faith That Matters by Philip Yancey

Title: What Good is God? In Search of a Faith That Matters Author: Philip Yancey Genre: Christian non-fiction Publisher: Faith Words Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Goodreads blurb: “Religion author Philip Yancey … Continue reading

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Mini-Reviews: Hunger by Michael Grant, An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon, and When Forgiveness Doesn’t Make Sense by Robert Jeffress

Title: Hunger Author: Michael Grant Genre: YA dystopian fiction Publisher: HarperTeen Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my own library First line: Sam Temple was on his board. Hunger is book two in Michael Grant’s YA … Continue reading

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