These essays form a highly personal epilogue to "The Gospel Sound" and allow Mr. Heilbut to deploy a confessional mode that suits his elegy for a dying American art.
another great novel by a brilliant writer. Baldacci catches you from the very first page and grabs your attention until the last word. Read it.
Pick up a copy of this book and provide your vocatio a more biblically-grounded and God-glorifying foundation.
A fairly straightforward, rueful memoir in which the author achieves frank self-acceptance.
"The Book of Mormon Girl" is a luminous ode to Brooks' passion for Mormonism, in spite of her church's rejection.
The Sakyong artfully takes concepts from running and uses them to explain meditation.
I get frustrated with change not happening. It got to me a lot in this book, though when I finally got to the end, I understand why Rivers wrote Angel the way she did. It ended up working and was more powerful this way.
A testament to the strength and goodness within the human spirit.
Readers are in for a delightful romp with this award-winning debut from a British author who dances in the footsteps of P.L. Travers and Roald Dahl.
Bornstein can be a challenging and confusing narrator at times, but is sympathetic in her universal struggle to be comfortable in her own skin and her attempt to come to peace with the paradox that is her life.
Cross Roads is equal parts The Great Divorce, The Pilgrim's Progress, and It's a Wonderful Life.
...mammoth twists and head-pounding turns that will have readers and book clubs debating the roles of emotion and logic that drive human existence.
If you’re interested in the period and the players and don’t come to the story with a strong prejudice against Thomas Cromwell to start, I think Wolf Hall can be read and enjoyed as the well-written historical fiction about a fascinating man that it is.
...it should serve both as testimony to the author’s encyclopedic learning and as a compelling overview of the current debate on faith for those who doubt and for those who want to re-evaluate what they believe, and why.
If you are really serious about creating wealth for yourself then Think and Grow Rich is mandatory reading.
An experienced reporter, Ms. Spencer-Wendel has a fine eye for detail, which she uses to extraordinary effect.
If you somehow haven’t read To Kill a Mockingbird, go to the library...or bookstore immediately. If you haven’t read To Kill a Mockingbird recently, it is worth reading the novel again.
As the events of the 1940s slip ever further away, they become harder to comprehend and imagine. In his foreword, Wiesel explains why he felt compelled to write Night, saying his "duty is to bear witness for the dead and for the living". He has done more than most to keep alive their memory.
Make an agreement with yourself to add this one to your reading list.
What resonates about The Executioner's Song are the stark Utah landscapes, the twangy country soundtrack, and the way Jones reacts to the string of petty indignities imposed on his character.