Book Reviews

The latest reviews of books from Christian authors.

We review the latest Fiction and Non-Fiction titles from major publishers such as Lion Hudson, Hodder Faith and more.

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Book Review: The Little Blog of Lucanus by Simon Ratsey
 
5.5
April 17, 2018 0   1  
The Apostle Paul’s missionary journeys are vividly portrayed in this imagined yet fact-filled diary of Doctor Luke, the writer of the Book of Acts. Based on the Bible’s narrative and filled with cultural and historical background, Luke describes how it feels to travel by land and sea across the...
Book Review: Darkness To Destiny by Gwynneth Sunshine
 
5.3
April 07, 2018 0   1  
A boarding school for girls was radically transformed when one of the pupils encountered Jesus and began to share her newfound faith. Gwynneth was one of the first to follow in devoting her life to Christ, and the revival that followed had far-reaching effects. Gwynneth completed...
firing-line
 
9.8
March 26, 2018 0   3  
Flames leap skyward from a blitzed factory in West Ham as an air raid destroys all in its path. When the blaze threatens neighbouring houses a volunteer fireman breaks in to rescue a trapped resident – but instead finds only the body of a young woman,...
Book Review: The Death Beat by Fiona Veitch Smith
 
8.0
February 23, 2018 1   3  
Poppy looked up, her face pale, her hands shaking. “What is it, Poppy? ” “Oh my, Rollo, oh my. I think we’ve just struck gold.” Poppy Denby is furious with Rollo, who has gambled away his position at the Daily Globe and is being banished to...
Book Review: Deeds Of Darkness by Mel Starr
 
9.7
February 11, 2018 0   2  
When Bampton’s coroner, Hubert Shillside, does not return from a trip to Oxford, Master Hugh de Singleton is called. Concerned for his old friend, Hugh takes to the road to investigate. Travel is safer than in times hence but, out of sight of prying eyes, it is still unwise...
Book Review: Benefit of the Doubt by Les Cowan
 
9.7
January 07, 2018 0   2  
David Hidalgo, a bilingual Scot, and pastor of an independent church in Madrid, is doing what he can to pick up the threads of his life and ministry after his wife is murdered by drug dealers objecting to the local impact of the growing church. Back in Edinburgh he...
Book Review: Local Artist by Paul Trembling
 
8.7
January 03, 2018 0   2  
The police call came at 4:00 am. A possible burglary that turns out to be a particularly nasty murder. Sandra Deeson, the Librarian who finds the bloodied body, is deeply shaken. Then the nightmares begin. . . because what the police don't know is that this...
Book Review: The Cover Story by Deb Richardson-Moore
 
9.3
December 22, 2017 0   2  
A fatal crash involving two college students heading home for the holidays seems like an unfortunate accident. But when the surviving girl wakens, she tells a curious story of the vehicle that forced them off the road – an old-fashioned, 1950s-style hearse. Reporter Branigan Powers delves into the mystery...
Book Review: Over Load by Joyce Meyer
 
7.5
December 20, 2017 0   3  
Through this collection of practical advice and spiritual insights, you will find not only the time to read God's word, but also find the peace and strength to help you through all the difficulties and challenges of modern life. No stranger to demands and business, Joyce...
Book Review: Manacle by Chris Aslan
 
9.5
December 10, 2017 0   1  
"I hear the clatter of swords and torches outside the cave as the soldiers come for me. In a moment their faces will relax when they see a skinny, outnumbered boy. They don't realise how dangerous I am. That I have monsters inside me. I want to shout out...
Book Review: Cold, Cold Heart by Christine Poulson
 
9.0
December 06, 2017 0   3  
Midwinter in Antarctica. Six months of darkness are about to begin. Scientist Katie Flanagan has an undeserved reputation as a trouble-maker and her career has foundered. When an accident creates an opening on a remote Antarctic research base she seizes it, flying in on the last plane before the...
Book Review: Home by Jo Swinney
 
9.3
December 04, 2017 0   2  
Where is Home? This question troubles many of us. We may live far from where we grew up, away from those we love or in a culture not our own. But we all need somewhere to belong, to find a sense of home in this world....
Book Review: Bachelorette to Bride  by Natasha Peto
 
6.3
November 20, 2017 0   3  
Marriage is one of God's greatest gifts to us. It is one of the most blessed and exciting events in a woman's life, but there is also a sense of entering the unknown. Becoming a wife can feel simultaneously feel like a great privilege and a tall order! ...
Book Review: Tidings Of Comfort and Joy by Pam Rhodes
 
8.5
November 18, 2017 0   1  
Pam Rhodes is best known as the familiar face of the BBC's Songs of Praise, and here she brings together her personal selection of carols, poems, Bible readings and other inspirational passages from a wide range of sources. As well as the usual old favourites -...
Book Review: NIV Life Application Study Bible (Anglicised) Soft-Tone by Biblica
 
5.7
November 15, 2017 0   2  
The bestselling Life Application Study Bible is unparalleled among study Bibles as an invaluable aid to daily devotional reading. The rich combination of study features - including verse-by-verse notes, book introductions, personality profiles and a Bible dictionary - demystify the Scriptures, helping you apply the wisdom of God to...
Book Review: Shoe Leather Faith by Alan Hoare
 
8.3
November 13, 2017 0   3  
Alan Hoare's infectious enthusiasm for digging deeper into God's word is evident throughout this powerful 64-day devotional study of the Book of James. As he explains James' teachings on difficult subjects such as trials and suffering, faith and action, wealth and poverty, anger and jealously, you will find yourself...
Book Review: Finding God in the Waves by Mike McHargue
 
5.0
October 30, 2017 0   3  
What do you do when God dies? It's a question facing millions today, as science reveals a universe that's self-creating, western culture departs from its Christian heritage and the idea of God begins to seem implausible at best and barbaric at worst.
Book Review: A Nearly Infallible History of the Reformation by Nick Page
 
9.5
October 23, 2017 0   2  
500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed his ideas to a church door - and the Reformation began. Or maybe it was a little more complicated than that. Nick Page brings his skills as an unlicensed historian to bear on this key period in European (and world)...
Book Review: Destined for Faith by Matthew Siddle
 
7.5
July 02, 2017 0   3  
Matthew Siddle seemed destined to become a professional footballer. His earliest memories were of practising with a ball outside his home, and by the age of eight he was moved up from a lower year at school to play for the senior team. Before long he was playing for...
Book Review: Grace in the Midst of Genocide  by Julienne Munyaneza
 
7.0
June 28, 2017 0   3  
When Julienne Munyaneza moved from Rwanda to the Uk, her husband and children were soon to follow. Then civil war broke out. Whilst news of widespread genocide was reaching the Uk, Julienne lost contact with her family, who were all separated in the events that followed. After much heartache...
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