Dragons of the Valley by Donita K. Paul


The land of Chiril has not seen war for some time, but now the neighboring kingdom is at their door with the intent of destroying and taking over the peaceful land. A band of unlikely heroes are summoned to hide and protect Chiril’s greatest treasure. Accompanied by an eccentric wizard, and aided by a host […]

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Read More, Read Better (a blog post by Tim Challies)


I came across this blog post this morning. Since I am trying to read more this year, and also doing book reviews, I found this post very interesting. Tim Challies is (as it says on his blog) a blogger, author, and book reviewer. So, when I saw this post I though I should read it. […]

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The Day I Died by Steve Sjogren


The Day I Died is the story of Steve Sjogren’s death, and his life since he died. After a surgical accident, Steve was dead, but he came back with a message from God. God wanted Steve to change things about his life. This book discusses those changes, and encourages us to also make those changes, […]

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Classics Challenge 2011


So, I’ve decided to do another book challenge that can crossover with the 52 Books challenge. This is the Classics challenge, and the idea is to read classic novels/books. There are different levels in this challenge, but I’ve chosen to go for the Bachelor’s Degree by reading 12 classics (1 per month). This challenge is […]

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Green by Ted Dekker


Green is Book Zero, both the final and first book of Ted Dekker’s Circle Series. This novel picks up with Thomas of Hunter and the Circle ten years after the events in the novel White. But now the Circle is breaking. The followers of Elyon have begun to doubt that Elyon will return for them […]

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A Message for our Troops…


A message of encouragement. A message of thanks. A small gesture for their sacrifices that could mean so much to them. We need to let out troops know that we appreciate all they do, and that we stand behind them. You may hate war, may not agree for whatever reasons we have for going to […]

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52 Books in 52 Weeks


Since I’ve joined two book review programs, I’ve also decided to sign up for this reading challenge: 52 Books in 52 Weeks. The idea is to read one book a week. I’m hoping this will keep me motivated and help me knock out the book reviews. All of this has me so excited! I love […]

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Gotta love new books!


Especially when they are free! I received my first review book in the mail today. Dragons of the Valley by Donita K. Paul. My appreciation for fantasy novels/movies has really grown over the last decade and I am REALLY looking forward to reading this one. I am always on the lookout for great fantasy. This will […]

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