Tagged: book reviews

Top Ten Catholic Books of 2017

Image: Girl Reading “Only God knows the good that can come about by reading one good Catholic book.” — Saint John Bosco Catholic Fiction Books Julia’s Gifts by Ellen Gable Rightfully Ours by Carolyn Astfalk The Perfect Blindside by Leslea Wahl Catholic Non-Fiction Books A Heart Like Mary’s: 31 Daily Meditations to Help You Live and Love As She Does by Fr. Edward Looney Broken...

12 Great Catholic Books to Give as Christmas Gifts

Here are twelve of my favorite books that will make great Christmas gifts: Teens and Adults (Catholic Romance): Ornamental Graces by Carolyn Astfalk Julia’s Gifts by Ellen Gable is the first book in her new inspirational religious fiction series Great War Great Love. Rightfully Ours by Carolyn Astfalk The Perfect Blindside by Leslea Wahl Teens and Adults (Marian Books): Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the...

Seven Quick Takes: November News

1. This fall has been a particularly busy season for me, as I have been writing new book proposals, doing research for new books, participating in radio interviews, and reading and reviewing several new books. Here are some fabulous fall reads I hope you will enjoy as much as I have. 2. November started off with one of my favorite feast days of the year...

An Open Book: October 2017

The first Wednesday of each month, Carolyn Astfalk hosts #OpenBook, where bloggers link posts about books they’ve read recently. During the month of October, I read the following books. You can read my reviews or follow the links to my reviews below. 1. The Faustina Prayer Book for the Conversion of Sinners by Susan Tassone  Queen of Heaven: Mary’s Battle for Souls by Brian Kennelly...

Book Blog Tour for “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World”

May 11 is day eleven of the book blog tour for “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed The World.” Today, Barb Szyszkiewicz reviews my book at Catholic Mom. Please visit the other stops on the book blog tour: May 3 – Carolyn Astfalk My Scribbler’s Heart Blog May 2 – Ellen Gable, Plot, Line, and Sinker May 3 – Virginia Lieto, Virginia Lieto May 4 –...

“Fatima: The Apparition That Changed The World” book blog tour and giveaway

May 10 is day ten of the book blog tour for “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed The World.” Today, AnneMarie Miller at Sacrifice of Love posts. Please visit the other stops on the book blog tour: May 3 – Carolyn Astfalk My Scribbler’s Heart Blog May 2 – Ellen Gable, Plot, Line, and Sinker May 3 – Virginia Lieto, Virginia Lieto May 4 – AnneMarie Miller,...

“Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World” Book Blog Tour

May 7 is day seven of the book blog tour for “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed The World.” Today, Lisa Hendey posts at Catholic Mom on my book. Here are the other stops on the book blog tour: May 3 – Carolyn Astfalk My Scribbler’s Heart Blog May 2 – Ellen Gable, Plot, Line, and Sinker May 3 – Virginia Lieto, Virginia Lieto May 4...

Book Review: Counting on Faith

Counting on Faith by Maurice Prater Illustrated by Jason Koltuniak Bismarck, ND: Divine Providence Press, 2014 Available From: Divine Providence Press, Amazon, Seton Educational Media, The Catholic Company, EWTN Religious Catalogue, and Catholic Booksellers Maurice Prater graciously sent me a copy of his Catholic children’s book to review, Counting on Faith. Counting on Faith offers many impressive features. First, it pairs counting with the tenets...

7 Quick Takes: Best Books of 2016

Since I am busy working on my third book, this will be a quick post. Here are my seven favorite non-fiction books from 2016: 33 Days to Merciful Love by Michael E. Gaitley, MIC How to Be Holy by Peter Kreeft Champions of the Rosary by Donald Calloway, MIC 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy by Vinny Flynn The Four Keys to Everlasting Love by Manuel...

The Strangers At the Manger: Book Review

Summary A new family has moved into St. Anne’s parish. It is Christmas time and the Perez family, who are refugees, needed a safe place to stay. The red-headed twins, Katie and Patrick Brady don’t know what to think of the new family. They look different and speak a strange language. While setting up Christmas ornaments in the church, the twins hear the bell choir...