Category Archives: 52 Books in 52 Weeks

Tehran Initiative by Joel C. Rosenberg

The world is on the brink of disaster and the clock is ticking. Iran has just conducted its first atomic weapons test. Millions of Muslims around the world are convinced their messiah—known as “the Twelfth Imam”—has just arrived on earth. Israeli leaders fear Tehran, under the Twelfth Imam’s spell, will soon launch a nuclear attack […]

Read More

How to Have a H.E.A.R.T For Your Kids

Academics are an important part of our homeschool. We have high standards and I make no apologies for that. But as we work hard, we try to remember 1 Corinthians 10:31: Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. God’s glory and serving God have always […]

Post Tagged with , , , ,
Read More

Craving Grace by Lisa Velthouse

For Lisa Velthouse’s whole life, Christianity had been about getting things right. Obeying her parents. Not drinking. Not cursing. Not having premarital sex. Vowing to save her first kiss until she got engaged, even writing a book called . . . well, Saving My First Kiss. (This, it turns out, does not actually help a […]

Read More

Bible in 90 Days

I can’t believe it, but I actually did it. I just finished reading Revelation about an hour ago. That means I read through the entire Bible in 89 days! I had read through the Bible before, but it had been awhile. I have never read through it this fast though. (Though I started the challenge […]

Read More

Code of Justice by Liz Johnson

I’m participating in the 52 books in 52 weeks challenge again this year, but I have done a terrible job of posting updates. (That means I haven’t posted any.) It’s not because I haven’t been reading, but my personal blogging time has definitely been affected by Baby Boy. And I am a bit behind on […]

Read More

Getting it all done

Today is the day that I’m going to write a wonderfully encouraging post about how I get homeschool, housekeeping, and work all done with a not quite 3 week old baby in the house. Except, I haven’t got it figured out yet. (Strangely enough, the topic of this week’s Blog Cruise is Working and Homeschool. […]

Read More

2011 Reading Goals

I am once again joining the 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge. So obviously, my first goal is to read at least 52 books this year. I met my goal last year with exactly 52. I don’t think I will make my goal higher, but I do have some sub-goals. 1. I am trying to […]

Read More

Still House Pond by Jan Watson

It’s 1896, and Lilly Gray Corbett is growing up near a small town in Kentucky. She is the oldest child of her mother, Copper. Her father died when she was very young, and her mother remarried and has 3 younger children. Lilly’s days are filled with helping her mother around the house and with the […]

Read More

Vanishing Act by Liz Johnson

Nate is an undercover FBI agent whose job is to find Nora James before the mob does. Unfortunately Danielle keeps distracting him from his mission. Danielle is a pretty auto mechanic in the college town of Crescent City, Colorado. In Nate’s search for Nora, Danielle keeps turning up, and she’s always in trouble. He knows […]

Read More

52 Books Update

It has been a while since I’ve updated my reading list as part of the 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge. The last update of my reading list was my Spring Reading Fling conclusion. This is week 33 and I have only completed 27 books. You would think that I’d have gotten ahead over the […]

Read More