Book Reviews

Book Review {rare bird}

Book Review {rare bird}

  rare bird: a memoir of loss and love Anna whiston-Donaldson I feel like I’m on a dark book trend. Books that are sad. Emotional. But also hopeful. Spots of happiness. Sometimes… even redeeming. This and the next book review will be in the same genre.  Since we had a week at camp I was(…)

Book Review: {From A Heart of Stone}

Book Review: {From A Heart of Stone}

From A Heart of Stone By, Rachel Godfrey This is a new type of book review! But one that I’m excited about! This is written by a dear friend of mine. We became friends soon after I graduated nursing schools and was a baby nurse! She took me under her wing and shared much knowledge(…)

Book Review: {Holding onto Hope}

Book Review: {Holding onto Hope}

Holding onto Hope By Nancy Guthrie Books written by human hand and by divine inspiration are of so much comfort to the grieving soul. Often I don’t know what I’m feeling or don’t have the words to describe my inner yearnings or agonies, but someone else who has been there before has found the words.(…)

Book Review: {I Will Carry You}

Book Review: {I Will Carry You}

I Will Carry You By Angie Smith I originally wrote this post when I was pregnant with Jussi, but it got lost and was never posted.  It has since been found and all written is still very true and has been a book of great comfort to me in both of my losses. Instead of(…)

Book Review {Real Life Paleo}

Book Review {Real Life Paleo}

This review is A LONG time coming! There has been a lot going on in the lives of our family  and the blog took a back seat. And in the late fall I was given this book to review. I’ve actually used it A LOT, but never had the presence of mind or the ability(…)

A Happy Marriage

A Happy Marriage

A Happy Marriage Rafael Yglesias I’m way, way far behind writing a review of this book! I probably finished it about 1-2 months ago, but life has been a bit crazy and i just haven’t gotten around to it!

God Can’t Sleep

God Can’t Sleep

God Can’t Sleep By Palmer Chinchen, PD This book was very different than I expected. I thought it was going to be about God and suffering and how God doesn’t sleep when we go through trials. And while it was about that it took a different path than I expected.

Womanly Dominion [more than a gentle and quiet spirit]

Womanly Dominion [more than a gentle and quiet spirit]

Womanly Dominion [more than a gentle and quiet spirit] Mark Chanski I’ve had this book on my reading list for the last few years and I finally got around to reading it… at least part of it. I remember reading it back when I was in college and did it with a group of girlfriends.(…)