Book Blurbs

I (De'Etta)  am not going to review EVERY book I read, nor link every book I do  review but here is a sampling. For a complete list of books I've written about on the blog click "book blurbs" in the side bar.  We're also linking to Family Read Alouds and the Kids' Reading Lists.

Fiction - Christian
The First Hostage - Joel Rosenberg
The Warning - T. Davis Bunn
Cruisin' on Desperation - Pat G'Orge-Walker
Breach of Trust - Call of Duty #1 - DiAnn Mills
Sworn to Protect - Call of Duty #2 - DiAnn Mills
Pursuit of Justice - Call of Duty #3 - DiAnn Mills
Attracted to Fire - DiAnn Mills
Firewall - FBI Houston #1 - DiAnn Mills
Obsessed - Ted Dekker
The Chase - Crime Scene Houston #1 - DiAnn Mills
The Survivor - Crime Scene Houston #2 DiAnn Mills
Accused - Janet Cantore
Abducted - Janet Cantore
Avenged - Janet Cantore
Boneman's Daughters - Ted Dekker
Always in September - Doris Elaine Fell
Before Winter Comes - Doris Elaine Fell
April is Forever - Doris Elaine Fell
The Twelfth Rose of Spring - Doris Elaine Fell 
To Catch the Summer Wind - Doris Elaine Fell
The Race for Autumns Glory - Doris Elaine Fell 

Fiction - Secular
Blackberry Pie Murder - Book 17  - Joanne Fluke
Double-Fudge Brownie Murder - Book 18 - Joann Fluke
The Innocence of Father Brown - GK Chesterton
Video Kill - Joann Fluke
Gray Mountain - John Grisham
Sycamore Row - John Grisham
The Broker - John Grisham
Supreme Justice - Phillip Margolin
While We Were Watching Downton Abbey - Wendy Wax
Lost Lake - Phillip Margolin
Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult
A is for Alibi - Sue Grafton 
The Melody Lingers On - Mary Higgins Clark 
Small Great Things - Jodi Picoult
B if Burglar - Sue Grafton 
Sleight of Hand - Phillip Margolin

The Story of the Trapp Family Singers - Maria Augusta Trapp
Falling Leaves- the True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter - Adeline Yen Mah

Non-Fiction - Christian
Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter - Vicki Courtney

Non-Fiction - Secular
Best State Ever: Florida - Dave Barry
The Magnolia Story - Chip and Johanna Gains

Family Read Alouds
The Little Woman - Gladys Aylward
Corrie Ten Booom; Keeper of the Angels Den - Geoff & Janet Benge
The Cay - Theodore Taylor
Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Opponent of the Nazi Regime - Michael Van Dyke
Teresa of Calcutta - D. Jeanene Watson
Snow Treasure - Marie McSwigan
Brother Andrew - Geoff & Janet Benge
Joni - Joni Earaeckson

2015 (48 - plus 4 or 5 not listed and all the school books so close to 1 a week)
Fiction - Christian
Still Life - Christa Parrish
Ordained Irreverence - McMillian Moody
Some Things Never Change - McMillian Moody
The Old Man and the Tea - McMillian Moody
A Tale of Two Elmos - McMillian Moody
Passing Strangers - Angela Hunt
Broom and Gloom - Christy Barritt
A.D. 30 - Ted Dekker
The Chase - Susan Wales/Robin Shope
The Replacement - Susan Wales/Robin Shope
The Candidate - Susan Wales/Robin Shope
Thou Art With Me - Debbie Viquie
The Auschwitz Escape - Joel Rosenberg
The Third Target - Joel Rosenberg
Light from Heaven - Jan Karon
Desert Desperate - Dana Mentink
Grace Space - Robin Merrill
A.D. 33 - Ted Dekker
Desert Desperate - Dan Mentink
The Sea Glass Sisters - Lisa Wingate
The Prayer Box - Lisa Wingate
The Tidewater Sisters - Lisa Wingate
The Story Keeper  - Lisa Wingate
The Sandcastle Sister - Lisa Wingate
The Sea Keeper's Daughters - Lisa Wingate

Fiction - Secular
Devil's Food Cake Murder - Joanne Fluke
Cinnamon Roll Murder - Joanne Flue
Red Velvet Cupcake Murder - Joanne Fluke

Fight Back With Joy.  - Margaret Feinberg
Running for My Life:One Lost Boy's Journey... - Lopez Lomong
A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet - Sophie Hudson (Boo Mama)
Waking Up: How I Found My Faith by Losing It - Ted Dekker

Non-Fiction - Christian
Lean on Me: Finding Intentional, Vulnerable and Consistent Community - Anne Marie Miller
You Can Still Wear Cute Shoes - Lisa McKay
The Reason for God: Belief in the Age of Skepticism - Timothy Keller
Interrupted - Jen Hatmaker
Desperate - Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson
The Handwriting on the Wall  - David Jeremiah
The Daniel Plan  - Rick Warren, Dr. Amen, Dr. Hymen
How I Changed My Mind About Women in Leadership - Editor Alan Johnson
Hearing Her Voice - John Dickinson
Driving Me Crazy About It - Anne Crescinni (American in Japan)
The Story - NIV selections
Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood  - Melissa Krueger (Bible Study)

Non-Fiction - Secular
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo
How to Hit the Road - Kimberly Travaglino
How NOT to RV - Jennifer Flower
Postcards from Chicks without Bricks - Various; Kimberly Travaglino

2015 Family Read Alouds

2015 Michael & Kids Reading Lists

Fiction - Christian
Richard Mabry M.D. - ROCKS. Search Richard Mabry at the top of the blog for more titles
Jeanette Windle Rocks - search at the top of the blog for more titles
The Psalm 23 Mysteries - Debbie Viguie - pure brain candy
A Thing of Beauty - Lisa Samson
The Prayer Box - Lisa Wingate
Scared: A Novel on the Edge of the World - Tom Davis

Amma - the life and works of Amy Carmichael - Elizabeth Skoglund
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy - Eric Metaxas
The White Horse King - Bejamin Merkle

Non-Fiction - Christian
Every Body Matters - Gary Thomas
Made to Crave - Lysa Terkerhurst
Your God is too Safe - Mark Buchanan
Anything - Jennie Allen
A Modern Girls Guide to Bible Study - Jen Hatmaker
Undaunted: Daring to do what God Calls You to Do - Christine Caine
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus - Kyle Idleman
Rhinestone Jesus: Saying Yes to God when Sparkly, Safe Faith is No Longer Enough - Kristin Welch
Love Works: Seven Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders - Joel Manby
A Place of Quiet Rest - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
The Daniel Cure - Susan Gregory, Richard Bloomer M.D.
The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast - Kristen Feola - recommended
A Woman's Guide to Fasting - Lisa E. Nelson

Non Fiction - Secular
Eat to Live - Joel Fuhrman M.D.
Dad is Fat - Jim Gaffigan
Rush Revere books  - Rush Limbaugh

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