Reviews by Shannon Marklowitz
On 1/20 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Motherless by Erin Healy I just finished this book. I have to say it was very hard to get in to this book. But I persevered through it.I read this book over a period of about one month. The book is mainly written through the eyes of a dad who is dead. It was hard to follow and I thought that character ... Motherless
On 10/31 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I received this book to review but quickly read that there was a first book. So I downloaded the first book, To Know You on my kindle.I really loved the first book. I can relate with the tough stuff the characters were going through. Character development was very good!Each book tackled difficult content. ... What Mask Do You Have?
On 9/10 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I recently had the pleasure of reading my very first Robert Whitlow book. I had heard good things about Whitlow's books, but hadn't ever read one. The Confessions covers topics such as, Redemption, dealing with your past, choices we make, and doing the right thing. I think as a Christian I ... The Confession: Robert Whitlow
On 7/10 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I had to pleasure to review The Bridge Tender by MaryBeth Whalen. I simply loved this book. I have only read one other book of MaryBeth Whalens. Which I also loved! Emily Shaw is the main character who lost her beloved husband. He leaves her surprise that she had no idea about. This book is set ... The Bridge Tender
On 5/19 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I recently had the honor of peeking into Shannon Ethridge's newest book, The Passion Principle. On the cover she claims to offer 40 insightful answers to your most intimate questions. Ms. Ethridge takes the time to explore the Biblical principles of what God actually says about sex. Ethridge herself ... Finding Passion
On 12/2 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I recently scored a "PINK BIBLE" to review! I was super excited. My dear daughter loves pink. My mother is a breast cancer survivor, so it was the perfect Bible to figure out who I would share it with once I was finished reading it over.I love the size of the Bible, it is soft cover which is nice for ... NIV Pink Bible
On 9/4 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I had the pleasure of reading the HopeLifter by Kathe Wunenberg. Creative Ways to Spread Hope When Life Hurts. I have had my share of hurt over the years, and so I was eager to dive into this book!Hopelifter is broken up into three sections along with Recipes for Hope Topics.Hopelifter will help you ... Hope Lifter
On 8/13 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: When life throws ya lemons...do you make lemonade? when life seems so dark that you cannot find your way out...do you wallow in that darkness? What are some things, we as women can do to overcome? When you come unglued and are unsure how to even find the bottle of glue that you are sure you had...just ... Unraveling at the Seams
On 1/2 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I was very tempted to jump on the 50 Shades of Grey bandwagon...I had heard, some people can handle it, but the Christian Community as a whole was saying stay away. These books have been tagged as soft porn for women. But oh how I wanted to check it out and see what the rage was about. Fast forward a ... 50 Shades Rage
On 9/19 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: The Trouble with Cowboys, by Denise HunterI started reading this book, and loved it! It is a light, funny romance. It is somewhat predictable, but most romances are!Annie is the main character who has been through her share of heartache while growing up. Which sets the stage for why she chooses a predictable ... The Trouble with those Cowboys
On 9/4 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Fully Alive by Ken DavisFully Alive is a book about well, living Fully Alive. Ken Davis explores what that truly means. Ken takes you on a trip through many personal stories on a journey to live Fully Alive. Ken Davis a National Speaker/Comedian. I have heard him Live, and watched many of his DVD's. ... Living Fully Alive
On 7/24 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Jenna Lucado (Max Lucado's daughter) has written a book that I gave to a girl who means the world to me. Jenna helps a teen girl know who she is, and uses scripture references to help young girls ground themselves in the Word.Jenna speaks from her heart, and lays it out for girls to relate to. I gave ... AWEsome Faith....
On 12/7 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Steve Arterburn is a well known author, one I have admired for many years. He has quite a few titles under his belt, all with great Biblical advice.I was thrilled to be able to get a copy of this book, which is revised and updated. It includes a workbook after each chapter. the book is broken up into ... Healing is a Choice: Steve Arterburn
On 10/31 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I just had the priveldge of viewing this new DVD based Bible study. I am an advid Beth Moore Bible study goer. So I was very excited to be able to take a peak at this study. Beth Moore's study tends to be around an hour long. Then usually homework 5 days a week that end up being around 25-45 minutes ... Am I Stuck?
On 9/30 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Lisa Harper is a favorite to everyone. She has a witty sense of humor, makes the Bible come alive, and happens to be a Woman of Faith featured speaker. I first heard of Lisa about 3-4 years ago at a WOF conference. So to get an opportunity to read one of her books, I was thrilled. I have not gotten any ... Graceful STumbling
On 7/25 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: The Promise of an Angel The Promise of an Angel by Ruth Reid. I started this book several times, but would never get past the first chapter. Once I sat down to truly read it, I had a hard time putting the book down. This book is simple, Amish, and a good summer/fall read. Judith was an Amish girl ... The Promise of an Angel
On 5/2 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I love devotional books. So to reveiw one made for dads...I jumped at the chance! First, for a guy who doesn't like to read, this little book is ideal. There are verses at the top written out. then a SHORT devotional for them to read based on those verses. I think this is good for a guy on the go. The ... Time With God for Fathers, Jack Countryman
On 5/2 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: If you have never heard Andy Andrew's Speak, I highly suggest you make an effort to. Mr Andrew's is currently touring with Women of Faith, you will leave crying because of laughing so hard~ I recently was able to hear him speak in Nashville at a Women of Faith event. He was one of the highlights there. When ... The Final Summit
On 3/9 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: In a world that might drive you crazy if you let it. A world that is full of disappointments, broken promises, and blatant sin, Living in the Shelter of God's promises brings hope and redemption. This book is a must read for those that need to hear God does promise to care for you. He promises the love ... The Shelter of God's Promises- Sheila Walsh
On 1/6 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Out Live your life, by Max Lucado...Since reading this book, I have loaned out my copy, bought it for prize give aways, and given it as gifts. This book came to me at a point in my life that I really needed it. Lucado outlines ways to become more. In the world we live in...a world that is self centered, ... Out Living your life....Now....!
On 1/6 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Thursday, January 6, 2011 Captivating: John and Staci Eldredge Captivating....unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's soul...I read this book when it first came out. I was at a place of soul searching in my life. So when I had the opportunity to read through it again, I jumped at the chance. Although I have ... Captivating: John and Staci Eldredge
On 5/10 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Plan B By Pete Wilson When I first got this book, I wasn't sure what it was about. So I opened it up quite tentatively. I was pleasantly surprised by this book, but an author I had not yet heard of! The story is woven between Biblical happenings and modern day happenings. I love to see how my ordinary ... Plan B Situations
On 4/8 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: This book, The Map is by the same author that wrote Why Men Hate Going To Church, which put him on the best seller list. He wrote the Map after getting feedback from men on his first book. I was intrigued by this book. When I first opened it, I thought is this for real? But I hung on, because I wanted ... The Map
On 2/13 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: My daughter and I had the opportunity to review the Revolve 2010 Magazine/New Testament. I think Revolve is a great opportunity for every girl to attend. I have heard so many great things about it, although my daughter and I have not had to luxury of attending. So when we had the opportunity to review ... Revolve 2010
On 1/25 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I am a huge Women of Faith Fan! I was thrilled with the opportunity to read Sheila's new book, Let Go. This book is broken down into 18 chapters. Each chapter is a an area in everyones life that you may have something you need to let go of. Sheila shares personal stories of her life, which makes it relatable. ... The art of Letting Go
On 1/5 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I just finished reading the Sweet By And By by Sara Evans, and Rachel Hauck. I am giving this book a big thumbs up. The story line is good. Some of it was predictable, but still a good read. The story is easy to follow, as the author states, it is about looking backward while moving forward. That is ... The Sweet By and By
On 9/8 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I was able to get a copy of Max Lucado's new release a few weeks ago. I have several copies of Max Lucado books, but simply have not taken the time to read them. When I was able to read this book before it was even released, I was thrilled. So, the book came and I have to say it is what every says about ... Fearless by Max Lucado
On 8/17 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Christianity Today Study Series: Faith & Pop Culture I currently homeschool one of my children. We have been talking about how the media plays in to what we think. We used the book Sex, Lies and the media. It was really eye opening to my teen and I. IT has made him think about what the media is really ... What is the media trying to say to us
On 4/27 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: had the pleasure of receiving Max Lucado's DVD titles Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure from Thomas Nelson publishers. My youngest who is 10 enjoyed the movie. She is tinkering on not enjoying cartoons as much. She enjoyed the content and lessons learned. Skeeter is another Hermie ... Max Lucado
On 4/27 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I just had the ultimate pleasure of reviewing the Book by Andy Andrews "The Noticer" My what a book it was. This book is set to be released tomorrow! April 28th. I recommend that you go out and get this book or order is! There are so many lessons in this book. The story is set in a southern community ... The Noticer
On 2/19 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: Boomtown: This book sort of reminded me of Charley and the Chocolate factory. It was kind of quirky that way. As an adult, I had a hard time sticking with this book. As an adult female I should say. My 12 year old started to read the book. He has to be coaxed into reading. Although he hasn't finished ... Just finished reading Boomtown
On 11/20 Shannon Marklowitz wrote: I have just finished reading the book Billy. After reading this book I am eager to see the movie, titled the same name. I found this book was an interesting account on the young Billy Grahams life. I have known of Billy Graham all of my life, but didn't know about his early life before I read this book. ... The Story of Billy