The Last Man at the Inn

Simon of Cyrene is well known because of his carrying the cross when Jesus was too weak, but little else is known about this man. In The Last Man at the Inn, R. William Bennett writes what Simon’s life could have been like. The book paints an idea of what it could have been like […]

Core 52

Most Christians agree that they would like to know the Bible better, but doing that is another story. Whatever reason is given for not learning more Bible, Core 52, by Mark E. Moore, can help you get an understanding of 52 important passages. Each topic is meant to be read in a short time, so […]

Dove Strong

Dove Strong is the first book of a trilogy, and is a great start to the series. The story gets your attention and holds it throughout the book. Erin Lorence’s attention to detail makes it easy to imagine the events as you read them and paints a clear picture of the characters. Besides the great […]

Brand Identity Essentials

When the word brand is used, the first thing that often comes to mind is a logo. However, this is only part of a brand and there is a lot more that must be considered. In Brand Identity Essentials, Kevin Budelmann and Yang Kim cover what all a brand is, and what goes into creating […]

Misquoted

For many reasons, some of them innocent or ignorant, Christians have taken Bible verses out of context and changed their meaning. Often times, this leads to us thinking the Bible is all about us. In Misquoted, Dan Suelzle aims to show that this isn’t the case. Instead, the Bible is actually about Jesus for us. […]

The Dictionary of Difficult Words

I like learning new words, and its even better if the word is obscure. The Dictionary of Difficult Words immediately caught my eye, and I wanted to see what additions to my vocabulary I could find. Before you get into the definitions, there is a brief overview of the book and what you’ll find, then […]

Living Lies

Living Lies is more than just gripping fiction. The story drew me in before I had finished the first chapter, and didn’t let go until I had reached the end. Though the plot reached a stopping point, I wasn’t quite ready for the story to end. The characters are well developed, and you can connect […]

A Craftsman’s Legacy

For many, it is easier to go to the store and get whatever you want. Sure, you can buy the things, but there is something special about making the same things with your hands. Being able to complete a project and know that it is something you did, even if no one else finds out […]

Mashed Myths

At some point in life, you’ll come across some reference to a Greek myth. Maybe in school, maybe in a movie, but it will be there. However, I don’t think you’ll find as funny a take on them as you do in Mashed Myths. Covering 6 popular stories from Greek mythology, the book spins them […]

Go See the Principal

Growing up, I had both good and bad experiences with teachers, principals, and other school staff. Most of the people were good, but there were always ones that were hard to get along with. As such, I developed the stereotypical jaded view of how teachers think. Go See the Principal provides a little insight into […]