Category Archives: Book Review

Footprints of a Pilgrim (book review)

Footprints of a Pilgrim:  The Life and Loves of Ruth Bell Graham, is what I would call a coffee table book because of its larger size and abundance of photographs.  It is considered a biography although the author credit goes to Ruth Bell Graham.  It is largely the work of her children, mostly daughter Gigi …

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Martin Luther (book review)

I chose to listen to the audio book, Martin Luther, written and read by author Eric Metaxas.  It is produced by Books on Tape and provided 16 listening discs.  Copyright 2017. The cite address is booksontape.com.  I found it at my local public library.  It is twenty hours of listening. Metaxas wrote this book to …

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Gifted Mind (book review)

The book, an autobiography, Gifted Mind:  the Dr. Raymond Damadian Story, Inventor of the MRI, is 240 pages in length.  It was published in 2015 by Master Books, a division of New Leaf Publications located in Green Forest, AR. I found this book on a listing produced daily by Christian Book Finds.  Dr. Damadian was …

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Getting to NO: How to Break a Stubborn Habit (book review)

This book, Getting to No:  How to Break a Stubborn Habit, has very few new copies available at my favorite source, Amazon.com.  There are several used copies available and although my book is on my e-reader, it is no longer available in the Kindle store.  I guess I have a collectible!  It was first published …

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Second Chance Christmas (book review)

Second Chance Christmas is a novella of fewer than 100 pages in length, by Ruth Logan Herne.  Zondervan, 2016 Copyright.  I found the book from a Facebook page called “Christian Book Finds” and it was a mere 99 cents.  I did not hesitate to download it to my e reader because that particular day, I …

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Do No Work (book review)

Do No Work: Beat Burnout, Find Inner Peace, and Strengthen Your Faith By Studying the Most Overlooked of the Ten Commandments, by Andrew Gilmore is published by Sequoyah Trails Press Copyright 2014. It is a short work but filled with a wealth of information that folks, like myself, have been searching for many years. Here …

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Martin Van Buren 1782-1862 (book review)

Martin Van Buren is written by Jim Hargrove under the consultation of Charles Abele, Ph.D.  The book is found in the Juvenile section of my public library with the other Encyclopedia of Presidents books. The book is 100 pages in length and written in fifth or sixth grade level.    It is published by Children’s Press, …

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Write It When I’m Gone (book review)

Write It When I’m Gone:  Remarkable Off-the-record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford by Thomas M. DeFrank.  The edition I listened to was read by Scott Brick, a very good reader.  The book was unabridged and produced by Books On Tape on seven discs. I borrowed it from my local public library. The copyright year is …

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A Woman of Courage (Book Review)

This 322-page book is written by one of my favorite authors, Wanda Brunstetter.  It is a 2014 copyright by Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Books, Uhrichvbille, OH. Brunstetter is, in my opinion, the original Amish fiction writers.  She wrote Amish fiction before it was trendy.  Like her counterpart, Beverly Lewis, she writes with …

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The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House (book review)

The Residence:  Inside the Private World of the White House is authored by Kate Andersen Brower, is 309 pages long (not counting photo pages) and is published by Harper Collins, copyright 2015.  I saw an excerpt by the author in a newspaper column recently and it was just the nibble I needed to borrow the …

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