Shaken: Young Reader’s Edition Fighting to Stand Strong No Matter What Comes Your Way By Tim Tebow – Review

Shaken: The Young Reader's Edition: Fighting to Stand Strong No Matter What Comes Your WayShaken: Young Reader’s Edition Fighting to Stand Strong No Matter What Comes Your Way By Tim Tebow was published on September 19th, 2017 by WaterBrook. Whether you’re celebrating an incredible victory or facing life’s biggest disappointment, your response will reveal who you really are. In this powerful book designed specifically for young Christians, Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow provides an intimate look into how he’s been able to face professional triumphs and defeats and still emerge with his faith and identity intact.
In Shaken: The Young Reader’s Edition, Tebow shares his insight for shaping an identity based not on your highs and lows, but on God.
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The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed with Happiness by Emily Esfahani Smith – Review

The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed with HappinessThe Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed with Happiness by Emily Esfahani Smith was published on September 5th, 2017 by Broadway Books and is a psychology book. This wise, stirring book argues that the search for meaning can immeasurably deepen our lives, and that it is far more fulfilling than the pursuit of personal happiness. Continue reading

The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry – Review

The Fifth PetalThe Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry was published on January 24th, 2017 by Crown. The New York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader returns to Salem with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder. When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween night, Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty wonders if there is a connection between his death and Salem’s most notorious cold case, a triple homicide dubbed “The Goddess Murders,” in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed on Halloween night in 1989. He finds unexpected help in Callie Cahill, the daughter of one of the victims newly returned to town. Neither believes that the main suspect, Rose Whelan, respected local historian, is guilty of murder or witchcraft.  Continue reading

David Bowie: A Life By Dylan Jones – Review

David Bowie: A LifeDavid Bowie: A Life By Dylan Jones was published on September 12th, 2017 by Crown Archetype. Dylan Jones’s engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds the story of a remarkable rise to stardom and an unparalleled artistic path. Tracing Bowie’s life from the English suburbs to London to New York to Los Angeles, Berlin, and beyond, its collective voices describe a man profoundly shaped by his relationship with his schizophrenic half-brother Terry; an intuitive artist who Continue reading

Start Where You Are Week-at-a-Glance Diary by Meera Lee Patel – Book Review

Start Where You Are Week-at-a-Glance DiaryStart Where You Are Week-at-a-Glance Diary by Meera Lee Patel was published on June 13th 2017 by Clarkson Potter. In her journal Start Where You Are, Meera Lee Patel helped readers look inward to discover their dreams and navigate the confusion and chaos of daily life. This planner represents the next step in the process– a tool both newcomers and Meera’s existing audience can use to plot out the practical steps, day-by-day, week-by-week, of accomplishing those dreams. This perpetual week-at-a-glance diary features illustrations and patterns created from the existing art that add visually vibrant inspiration and encouragement to appointments and deadlines. Continue reading

31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs – Book Review

31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs has an expected publication date of October 3rd 2017 by Waterbrook Press. With her signature ability to blend ancient truth with real-life takeaway, best-selling author and Bible teacher Liz Curtis Higgs examines thirty-one verses from the book of Proverbs, and then offers a unique “One Minute, One Step” challenge at the end of each chapter, suggesting a do-it-now task that requires one minute or less. Readers will quickly discover how practical and applicable the book of Proverbs is, and how the Lord can use even the smallest steps to lead us in the right direction.

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The Dream Centered Life: Discovering What Drives You by Luke Barnett

unnamedThe Dream-Centered Life: Discovering What Drives You by Luke Barnett has an expected publication date of August 15th 2017 by Waterbrook Press. Wake Up to Bigger Dreams!
Have you stopped pursuing the life of your dreams? Did someone or something steal the passions that made your heart beat fast? It’s possible–for the first time or once again–to become that wide-eyed, visionary dream-chaser! It starts by realizing that God has specific, amazing plans for you. Once you discover what drives you at the deepest level, you’ll overcome any barrier that stands between you and your new reality. Continue reading