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52 Books in 52 Weeks

Review: Pure Love by George van Popta

One of the world’s greatest love poems, Solomon’s Song of Songs, celebrates the love between a man and a woman in moving, intimate terms.  It pictures longing, love, and absolute fascination with each other. In Pure Love:  Solomon’s Song of Songs, George van Popta has captured both the story and its emotions in sonnet form.  […]

Review: Say Good Bye to Survival Mode by Crystal Paine

Having been a mom for over two decades, I have experienced survival mode intimately several times. Everyone is susceptible to becoming overwhelmed—too busy and too tired to have any hope that things can ever improve—but there’s something about being a mom that seems to invite this condition. One mom who has overcome survival mode is […]

Review: Guiltless Living by Ginger Hubbard

Ginger Hubbard is a sinner.  She is also a saint.  In fact, she is a sinning saint, just like all Christians are—redeemed by God, giving in to temptation over and over, and finding forgiveness and grace over and over, too.  Because of who Jesus is and what he has done, she and we are guiltless—forgiven—before God. […]

Review: The Camp X Series by Eric Walters

A while ago I reviewed Camp X by Eric Walters. That page-turner was the first of a series of World War II books for young people that ranges from Ontario to Bermuda to England. Here I present mini-reviews of the rest of the books in the series. Camp X: Camp 30 For their safety, George, Jack, […]

Review: 10 Days Without by Daniel Day

In 10 Days Without:  Daring Adventures in Discomfort that Will Change Your World and You, Daniel Day presents “A Rebellion against Apathy. A Strategy for Action.” He is tired of his own apathy, ‘slacktivism’ he calls it, when he hears about things but does not do anything concrete about them.  Day wants to encourage everyone else […]