Maddie May and the Tea Trouble Book Review

Maddie May and the Tea Trouble Book Review. Christian early reader chapter book. Author Gina Hutcherson. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

First-time author Gina Hutcherson serves up a delightful and realistic early reader Christian chapter book with Maddie May and the Tea Trouble. When quiet and shy Maddie May inadvertently witnesses the class bully pulling a malicious prank on the teacher, what will she do?…

Why Is Jesus Special Book Review

Why is Jesus Special Book Review. Christian children’s book. Ishnabobber Discovery Series Book 3 Author Susan Anderson. Illustrator Traci Allison. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Ishnabobber discovers the wonder of God Ishnabobber, the adorable lighthouse, continues his journey to learn how to shine brighter in the third book of the three-book Discovery Series. Why is Jesus Special unfolds with a grumpy Ishnabobber who doesn’t want to do his chores….

Catastrophes and Heroes Book Review

Catastrophes and Heroes Book Review. Christian adult nonfiction book. True Stories of Man-made Disasters Author Jerry Borrowman. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

History, Mayhem, and Heroes of the Industrial Age At once educational, inspiring, and heartbreaking, Catastrophes & Heroes is a historical rollercoaster. Author Jerry Borrowman packs history lessons among his true stories of man-made disasters and triumph in the industrial age. We take for granted…

Best Day Ever Book Review

Best Day Ever Book Review. The Inspiring Life and Legacy of Jesse Rotholz. Author Jim Rotholz. Christian adult nonfiction book. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

What would the apostles (or even Jesus) look like if they existed today? They might be part social misfit and part glowing with God’s love. Do people like this really exist today? Yes! Case in point is Jesse Rotholz. In Best Day Ever, Jesse’s…

Who Is Jesus Book Review

Who is Jesus Book Review. Christian children’s book. Discovery Series Book 2 Author Susan Anderson. Illustrator Traci Allison. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Ishnabobber’s quest continues. Ishnabobber, the adorable lighthouse, continues his journey to learn how to shine brighter in the second book of the three-book Discovery Series. Who is Jesus picks up where How Can I Shine Brighter (link below) ends. Even though he doesn’t like…

The Sacred Chase Book Review

An engaging invitation to an intimate relationship with God Author Heath Adamson uses excellent story-telling and inspired insight to challenge Christians to a deeper relationship with God. ‘The Sacred Chase’ is the intentional pursuit of an intimate relationship with God. It involves more than…

How Can I Shine Brighter Book Review

How Can I Shine Brighter Book Review. Christian children’s book review. Author Susan Anderson Illustrator Traci Allison. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

A creative premise for an introduction to Jesus. Author Susan Anderson’s Ishnabobber is an adorable lighthouse who wants to shine brighter. None of his visitors are able to tell him how to accomplish his goal. In fact, they tell him he’s already shining brighter…

Staying Power Book Review

Staying Power Book Review. Christian marriage book. Building a Stronger Marriage When Life Sends its Worst Authors Kent Lambert. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Hold your marriage together through a storm. How do you hold your marriage together when it’s tested due to a circumstance beyond your control? Married couples Carol and Gene Kent and Cindy and David Lambert use their own experiences, plus those of other couples,…

A Small Book for the Hurting Heart Book Review

A Small Book for the Hurting Heart Book Review. Christian adult nonfiction book. Meditations on Loss, Grief, and Healing. Author Paul Tautges. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

A fifty-day devotional deeply rooted in Scripture. Author Paul Tautges presents a powerhouse of Scriptures related to loss, grief, and healing. A Small Book for the Hurting Heart presents topics to comfort a reader in the midst of suffering. Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus,…

Jesus Rose for Me Book Review

Jesus Rose for Me Book Review. Christian children’s board book. The True Story of Easter Author Jared Kennedy. Illustrator Trish Mahoney. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

This well-done educational story begins with a quick and clever recap of Jesus’ followers and miracles. The heart of the story follows Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem, the Last Supper, including an explanation of communion, and the passion of Christ. It falls short of a…

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