A Robertson Family Christmas – Kay Robertson and Travis Thrasher

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A Robertson Family Christmas
by Kay Robertson, Travis Thrasher

Genre: Christian, Fiction

Published by Tyndale House

Publication Date: October 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon four-stars

QUICK HIT – Quirky, homey, and just plain fun, this Christmastime novella about a city boy thrown into the holidays Robertson-family style is a heartwarming and amusing read perfect for the season.

Tried and True (Wild at Heart #1) – Mary Connealy

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Tried and True
by Mary Connealy

Series: Wild at Heart #1

Genre: Christian, Fiction, Historical, Romance

Published by Bethany House

Publication Date: September 2014

Reviewed by Jessica Higgins

Purchase at Amazon five-stars

QUICK HIT - A breath of fresh air that kept a smile on my face and my fingers turning the page.

The Action Bible: The Battle Begins

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The Battle Begins
by Caleb Seeling, Sergio Cariello

Series: The Action Bible #1

Genre: Children's, Fiction, Graphic Novel

Published by David C. Cook

Publication Date: October 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon four-stars

QUICK HIT – A picture is worth a thousand words, or so the saying goes. In this graphic novel retelling of the story behind the story of Creation, Seeling and Cariello imagine what Creation must have been like from the perspective of two very different angels.

In Perfect Time – Sarah Sundin

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In Perfect Time
by Sarah Sundin

Series: Wings of the Nightingale #3

Genre: Christian, Fiction, Historical, Romance

Published by Revell

Publication Date: July 2014

Reviewed by Sarah Reck

Purchase at Amazon five-stars

QUICK HIT - Even with the background of a world war, Sarah Sundin shows that God's love and romance can erase difficult pasts and win out in the end.

Household Gods – Ted and Kristin Kluck

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Household Gods
by Kristin Kluck, Ted Kluck

Genre: Christian Life, Family & Relationships, Non-Fiction, Social Issues

Published by Tyndale House

Publication Date: August 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon three-half-stars

QUICK HIT – Have we made family an idol? Ted and Kristin Kluck ask Christians to reevaluate their familial priorities in their newest book.

Willie’s Redneck Time Machine (Be Your Own Duck Commander #1) – Travis Thrasher and John Luke Robertson

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Willie's Redneck Time Machine
by John Luke Robertson, Travis Thrasher

Series: Be Your Own Duck Commander #1

Genre: Children's, Fiction, Young Adult

Published by Tyndale House

Publication Date: October 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon four-stars

QUICK HIT - With its entertaining characters, hilarious dialogue, crazy situations, and overall goofy fun, I can guarantee that this is gonna be a bestseller. That’s a fact, Jack.

You and Me Forever – Francis and Lisa Chan

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You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity
by Francis Chan, Lisa Chan

Genre: Christian Life, Love & Marriage, Non-Fiction, Relationships, Spiritual Growth

Published by Claire Love Publishing

Publication Date: August 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon five-stars

QUICK HIT – Francis and Lisa Chan’s latest book is being marketed as a marriage book—it’s even subtitled Marriage in Light of Eternity—but in reality (and I’ve got a sneaking suspicion the Chans realize this), this is more a book on living out your Christianity than improving your marriage.

The Wisdom of Faith – Bobby Bowden

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The Wisdom of Faith
by Bobby Bowden

Genre: Christian Life, Non-Fiction, Spiritual Growth

Published by B&H Publishing Group

Publication Date: September 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon two-stars

QUICK HIT – A book best to read in pieces, The Wisdom of Faith tries to be too many things at once: a memoir, a devotional, a self-help book. If you’re a fan of Coach Bowden, you may appreciate this book, otherwise give it a pass.

Free Book Saturdays!

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This week's free books come courtesy of David C. Cook, Ninie Hammon, and others.

Citizen – Rob Peabody

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Citizen
by Rob Peabody

Genre: Christian Life, Non-Fiction, Spiritual Growth

Published by Monarch Books

Publication Date: July 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon four-stars

QUICK HIT – We are not of this world. In Citizen, Rob Peabody reminds us of our calling to the alternative kingdom and teaches us how to live as its ambassadors.