• Shady Cross – James Hankins

  • The Drop Box and Orphan Care: A Conversation with Brian Ivie

  • Who Buries the Dead – C.S. Harris

  • God is All-Loving (What is God Like? #8) – William Lane Craig

  • Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family – Michelle Anthony

  • The Dead Key – D.M. Pulley

BEHIND THE PAGES

How is Your Marketing?

How is Your Marketing?

Lori Twichell, owner of Beyond the Buzz Marketing weighs in on how to evaluate your marketing. The first thing that …

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Yesterday, Life is Story reviewed Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran, a beautifully dark novel filled with interesting characters with interesting names. …

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5 Reasons I’m Not Excited About Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Sequel

5 Reasons I’m Not Excited About Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Sequel

Last week, HarperCollins announced that the reclusive novelist Harper Lee, author of the famed novel To Kill a Mockingbird, would …

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10 Books We Pretend We’ve Read Cover to Cover (But Really Haven’t)

10 Books We Pretend We’ve Read Cover to Cover (But Really Haven’t)

By Kevin Kaiser The majority of us lie about the books we’ve read, according to surveys that make the online …

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Five Tips for Promoting Your Stories through Social Media

Five Tips for Promoting Your Stories through Social Media

Social media is a beast. It’s nearly untamable, adapting every week and multiplying into new platforms. It never stops, and …

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Storytellers

Storytellers

Humans are storytellers by design. The desire to share tales of adventure, heartache, humor, tragedy, mystery and triumph is wired …

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FICTION

Shady Cross – James Hankins

Shady Cross – James Hankins

Stokes, the main character in James Hankins new novel Shady Cross, is the last person anyone would expect to be …

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Who Buries the Dead – C.S. Harris

Who Buries the Dead – C.S. Harris

One might think that Sebastian St. Cyr would stop placing himself in the center of danger now that he’s married …

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The Dead Key – D.M. Pulley

The Dead Key – D.M. Pulley

In 1998 Cleveland, Iris Latch is starting her first job as a structural engineer, right out of college.  Instead of …

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Harbor Island (Sharpe and Donovan #4) – Carla Neggers

Harbor Island (Sharpe and Donovan #4) – Carla Neggers

Emma Sharpe is the granddaughter of world-renowned art detective Wendell Sharpe and has been handpicked as a member of a …

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Obsession in Death (In Death #40) – J.D. Robb

Obsession in Death (In Death #40) – J.D. Robb

Eve Dallas could really use a vacation and she knows it. The recent murder investigation that concluded during Christmas proved …

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The Thing About Great White Sharks: And Other Stories – Rebecca Adams Wright

The Thing About Great White Sharks: And Other Stories – Rebecca Adams Wright

With The Thing About Great White Sharks: And Other Stories, Rebecca Adams Wright has written and compiled fifteen masterful vignettes …

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NON-FICTION

God is All-Loving (What is God Like? #8) – William Lane Craig

God is All-Loving (What is God Like? #8) – William Lane Craig

In eight reviews so far in the What is God Like? series, I’ve definitely written more words than are actually …

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Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family – Michelle Anthony

Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family – Michelle Anthony

I work with children. I’m a youth pastor that focuses on high schoolers and a gymnastics instructor that primary focuses …

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The Unveiled Wife – Jennifer Smith

The Unveiled Wife – Jennifer Smith

Christian author Jennifer Smith has placed herself in quite an unflattering light.  Whiny, obstinate, complaining, faithless, she gives her readers …

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30 Events That Shaped the Church – Alton Gansky

30 Events That Shaped the Church – Alton Gansky

The Church didn’t spring up overnight.  In the first days after Jesus’s resurrection, the disciples were scared for their lives.  Even after …

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Ordinary – Michael Horton

Ordinary – Michael Horton

Very rarely do I take this long to review a book. I think I first read this back in September …

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The Case for Grace – Lee Strobel

The Case for Grace – Lee Strobel

Lee Strobel’s journey began in a book called The Case for Christ. What began as a project to refute the …

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SMALL GROUP

Simplify – Bill Hybels

Simplify – Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels is a well-known Bible teacher and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, one of the largest churches …

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The Presence – Alec Rowlands

The Presence – Alec Rowlands

I went into this six week small group DVD study not really knowing what to expect. The subject matter at …

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The Greatest Gift – Ann Voskamp

The Greatest Gift – Ann Voskamp

Nobody expected Ann Voskamp’s debut memoir One Thousand Gifts to hit the NY Times bestseller’s list. Nobody expected it to …

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INTERVIEWS

The Drop Box and Orphan Care: A Conversation with Brian Ivie

The Drop Box and Orphan Care: A Conversation with Brian Ivie

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Film  The Drop Box tells the story of South Korean pastor Lee …

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The Power of Grace, The Beauty of Story: A Conversation with Lee Strobel

The Power of Grace, The Beauty of Story: A Conversation with Lee Strobel

The Book Lee Strobel’s journey began in a book called The Case for Christ. What began as a project to …

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Twisted Innocence: A Conversation with Terri Blackstock

Twisted Innocence: A Conversation with Terri Blackstock

Terri Blackstock has long been a favorite on the LiS podcast and we’ve especially loved her Moonlighters series. We knew we had …

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Interview with Chris Fabry | The Song

Interview with Chris Fabry | The Song

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Book The Song is a beautiful and tragic story of relationship drama, …

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Worship, Glory, and Story: A Conversation with Matt Papa

Worship, Glory, and Story: A Conversation with Matt Papa

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download A few weeks ago, I got the chance to read Matt Papa’s book Look …

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Launching Your Full Time Career in Our Part Time Economy: A Conversation with Robert Dickie

Launching Your Full Time Career in Our Part Time Economy: A Conversation with Robert Dickie

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Book The Leap is a great book for you if you are …

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