In Perfect Time (Wings of the Nightingale #3) – Sarah Sundin

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In Perfect Time
by Sarah Sundin

Series: Wings of the Nightingale #2

Genre: Christian, Fiction, Historical, Romance

Published by Revell

Publication Date: July 2014

Reviewed by Elizabeth Olmedo

Purchase at Amazon five-stars

QUICK HIT - A flight nurse discovers the powers of love and forgiveness during WWII.

Devoted – Arron Chambers

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Devoted
by Arron Chambers

Genre: Christian Life, Non-Fiction, Spiritual Growth

Published by NavPress

Publication Date: September 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon three-half-stars

QUICK HIT – Arron Chambers calls readers from comfortable Christianity to radical discipleship in his new book, Devoted.

God Loves Sex – Dan Allender and Tremper Longman III

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God Loves Sex
by Dan Allender, Tremper Longman III

Genre: Christian Life, Family & Relationships, Love & Marriage, Non-Fiction, Theology

Published by Baker Books

Publication Date: October 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon one-star

QUICK HIT – With a provocative title and a promise to have an honest conversation about sexual desire and holiness, Allender and Longman’s God Loves Sex had great potential. Unfortunately, between the poorly written vignettes and the lack of any in-depth teaching, I simply can’t recommend this one.

Praying for Your Prodigal – Kyle Idleman

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Praying for Your Prodigal
by Kyle Idleman

Genre: Christian Life, Non-Fiction

Published by David C Cook

Publication Date: August 1st 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

four-stars

QUICK HIT - In this short mini-book, Kyle Idleman draws on his AHA insights to help parents pray—and hope—for their prodigal.

4 Chair Discipling – Dann Spader

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4 Chair Discipling
by Dann L Spader

Genre: Christian Life, Christian Ministry, Non-Fiction, Spiritual Growth

Published by Moody Publishers

Publication Date: August 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon four-stars

QUICK HIT - Building on this simple analogy, Spader has created one of the easiest-to-understand methods of discipleship that I’ve seen in a long time.

The More with Less Church – Eddy Hall, Ray Bowman, & J. Skipp Machmer

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The More-with-Less Church
by Eddy Hall, J. Skipp Machmer, Ray Bowman

Genre: Christian Church, Christian Ministry, Leadership, Non-Fiction

Published by Baker Books

Publication Date: September 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon five-stars

QUICK HIT – A must-read for any church leader, The More with Less Church is applicable whether you are a church of 20, 200, or 20,000. Hall, Bowman, and Machmer get right down to practical details, offering a goldmine of advice and resources.

The Book of Jonah – Joshua Max Feldman

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The Book of Jonah
by Joshua Max Feldman

Genre: Fiction, Literary

Published by Henry Holt & Co.

Publication Date: February 2014

Reviewed by Lori Twichell

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QUICK HIT - A major literary debut, an epic tale of love, failure, and unexpected faith set in New York, Amsterdam, and Las Vegas. The modern-day Jonah at the center of Joshua Max Feldman’s brilliantly conceived retelling of the book of Jonah is a young Manhattan lawyer named Jonah Jacobstein.

Seasons of Tomorrow (Amish Vines and Orchards #4) – Cindy Woodsmall

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Seasons of Tomorrow
by Cindy Woodsmall

Series: Amish Vines and Orchards #4

Genre: Amish & Mennonite, Christian, Fiction, Romance

Published by Waterbrook Press

Publication Date: 2014-04-15

Reviewed by Jen Roman

Trading Secrets – Melody Carlson

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Trading Secrets
by Melody Carlson

Genre: Amish & Mennonite, Christian, Fiction

Published by Revell

Publication Date: October 2014

Purchase at Amazon three-half-stars

QUICK HIT - Secrets have a way of tearing people apart, but can also bring them closer together.

Lights Out – Travis Freeman

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Lights Out: Living in a Sightless World
by Travis Freeman

Genre: Biography & Autobiography, Non-Fiction, Sports

Published by Believers Press

Publication Date: October 2014

Reviewed by Josh Olds

Purchase at Amazon four-stars

QUICK HIT – When a disease takes Travis Freeman’s sight, he thinks life as he knows it is over. But he soon discovers that disability not not-able are two completely different things.