Category Archives: Book Reviews

Review of God’s Promises for Graduates

It’s been years since I was in high school, but I can still remember what it was like when I graduated. There was the sadness of having to leave old friends, and the anxiety of having to make new ones. There was the loneliness of leaving home, but the thrill of being independent. When trouble […]

Review of Tiny Truths Illustrated Bible

There have been a lot of attempts at creating “Bibles” for kids–everything from slapping a cartoon cover on a regular Bible to “Bibles” that contain the same Bible stories a paragraph or two long. The Tiny Truths Illustrated Bible is one of the better ones I’ve seen. It does include the usual stories (David and […]

Review of Taste and See

Taste and See, by Margaret Feinberg, is a book about a topic near and dear to my heart–foods in the Bible. Feinberg is a noted Bible teacher and speaker who has sold over one million books, including Fight Back with Joy and Wonderstruck. She’s a frequent speaker at Christian conferences.  In this book Feinberg takes you […]

Review of You’re My Little Sweet Pea

You’re My Little Sweet Pea is a cute little book that’s perfect for a baby shower gift or for parents of a newborn. It’s a hardcover board book that measures about 8 inches by 8 inches. Each page features an adorable illustration of an animal mother or father and her baby, including deer, cats, sheep, […]

Review of Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas is the latest in a series of books that Ace Collins has written that contain short, digestible write-ups of historical subjects. In previous books, he’s written about the stories behind gospel songs, hymns that inspired America, and Christmas songs. In this book, he moves beyond music tackles the […]

Review of the Infographic Bible

Contrary to its name, the Infographic Bible isn’t a Bible. And for me, that’s a point in its favor. I’ve admittedly gotten a little weary of the dozens and dozens of Bibles that Zondervan has marketed that call themselves “The _____ Bible”, which end up just being a standard NIV or NKJV Bible interspersed with […]

Review of How Do You Say Good Night

How Do You Say Good Night is a new children’s book illustrated by Catalina Echeverri that chronicles the adventures of Zoey the Zebra as she visits different animals around Africa to learn how each group of animals says good night. She visits a pride of lions, a sounder of warthogs, a herd of elephants, a flock […]

Review of Let’s Get Ready for Bed

Let’s Get Ready for Bed is the second in a series of books by a dream team partnership: Michael W. Smith and Mike Nawrocki. Michael W. Smith, of course is one of the most prolific and successful Christian recording artists today. Perhaps an even greater achievement was that he’s been married to his wife for […]

Review of My Christmas ABCs

My Christmas ABCs is a board book that goes through each letter of the alphabet. For each letter the book describes something about Christmas. The letter A has an angel, B has bells, C has a candy cane, and so on. It’s a really beautiful book with lots of bright festive colors. Adding to this […]

Review of The Cow Said Neigh! Picture Book

The Cow Said Neigh! is a new children’s book by Rory Feek. Rory Feek is an accomplished country music writer who has written songs for a whos-who of country music stars, including Clay Walker, Blake Shelton, and Tracy Byrd. Country music fans might also recognize his name from the country and bluegrass duo Joey + Rory. […]