Posts Tagged ‘ religion ’

Drink The Kool Aid: The Right and The Real by Joelle Anthony

26th April 2012 | 9 Comments

I can’t remember the last book that kept me up reading through the night. They don’t come along often. I really love my sleep. But I loved The Right and The Real even more. I started it before bed, figuring I would read a few chapters, but ultimately could not put it down. And it […]


Review: Where Things Come Back

28th November 2011 | 7 Comments

The small, sleepy southern town of Lily, Arkansas goes into a frenzy when a birdwatcher thinks he spots a Lazarus Woodpecker, a species thought to be extinct. (“Lily is the kind of place you’d like to move to some short time before you die. If at any other time in your life you think you […]


Review: Sing You Home

23rd January 2011 | 3 Comments

Zoe and Max want nothing more than to have a baby. Or at least Zoe does. After several miscarriages and a stillbirth, Max has had enough, but Zoe doesn’t want to give up on her dream. These irreconcilable differences result in their divorce. After the couple splits, Max moves in with his brother and sister-in-law, […]


Review: Back When You Were Easier to Love

10th December 2010 | 2 Comments

When Joy’s family relocates from Claremont, CA to Haven, UT, she is forced to leave everything behind: her friends, her future plans, her sense of self. Joy discovers a new town in which religion becomes culture, and most guys aren’t interested in dating because they have to leave on missions after high school. Many of […]


Review: Losing Faith

22nd August 2010 | Closed

A terrible secret. A terrible fate. When Brie’s sister, Faith, dies suddenly, Brie’s world falls apart. As she goes through the bizarre and devastating process of mourning the sister she never understood and barely even liked, everything in her life seems to spiral farther and farther off course. Her parents are a mess, her friends […]