• Books,  Celebrate Lit

    Guide Your Mind ….

    About the Book Title: Guide your Mind, Guard your Heart, Grace your Tongue Author: Carol Burton McLeod Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian Living Release Date: April 3, 2018 Every single one of us with a beating heart has spoken words “under the influence” of warped feelings and slurred thinking. And we soon wish we had the magical power to take those words back. We especially regret the hurtful words we have spoken to those we love the most and know the best. This book may just be the solution. Carol McLeod reveals that before the words are spoken, they brew in our hearts and are formed in our minds. It’s our thoughts…

  • Books,  Fun Stuff and Rants :-)

    Electric Cheese

    Now that I have your attention …. you get to read my rant. As most of you know, I read a lot.  Let me correct that, I read A LOT!!!!!!!  I enjoy reading in the Christian realm, because it significantly reduces the  possibility of running into crud that collides with my moral code aka my Christian ethics.  THAT’S not to say I NEVER read non-Christian books, I do, but lean more toward Christian than non.  But I definitely stay AWAY from books that in any way celebrate or promote adultery, fornication or anything apart from marriage, as Jesus describes (see note below), because those kind of books do nothing to…

  • Books,  Celebrate Lit

    The Revolutionary by Kristen Hogrefe

    About the Book Title: The Revolutionary: Liberate the Captives Author: Kristen Hogrefe Genre: Young Adult, Action, Adventure Release Date: March, 2018 Freedom costs more than Portia wants to pay, but revolutions run on sacrifice … and blood. Three months a satellite prisoner, Portia wonders if the Brotherhood has left her to die—until she plunges into the domain of an underground smuggler contacted by her brother. But her rescue comes with a price tag only she can pay, and now, she must forfeit her identity to act as a spy back in the dizzying politics of Crystal. There, she learns that her enemies want the Dome to approve mass satellite executions.…

  • Books,  Celebrate Lit

    Not A Word by Chautona Havig

    LOVED IT!!!!   It is the “origin story” of one of my favorite people, as he wanders through Chautona’s imagination.  I read Not A Word in 2014.  I knew I liked it, but couldn’t remember the whole story, so figured I’d skim it again: Read the first few chapters, the middle and the last and get the gist of it, so I could review it.  I started reading and couldn’t put it down … again!!!! I realized I had forgotten so much of it, but there was a bunch I remembered and enjoyed all over again.  And the surrounding story is profound.  If you read it, be sure to read the…