The Year of the Bear (Book Review)

Scripture Connection This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10 Spiritual Themes Forgiveness is central to the plot line. Something I really appreciate, in the discussion about forgiveness, is that Lanzo strongly emphasizes the truth thatContinue reading “The Year of the Bear (Book Review)”

Back to Me (Book Review)

Note: Based on the book’s synopsis, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Some kind of a thriller? As a reviewer, I want to mention, up front, that this book deals with recovering from sexual abuse. Scripture Connection Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, whoContinue reading “Back to Me (Book Review)”

Fall Feature #2

After reading Anything but Plain, by Suzanne Woods Fisher, with my mom, we have been enjoying such a delightful reading streak of other books by SWF (we originally started with her Bishop’s Family books, a few years back). I had purchased book three in the Lancaster County Secrets from a thrift store a few monthsContinue reading “Fall Feature #2”