Reviews by Mary Wright
On 11/27 Mary Wright wrote: What it all seems to boil down to is not putting all your eggs in one basket: or diversification strategy. The author makes some good points and its a brief work easily read in a day or a single sitting. He encourages people to have a way out, or exit plan and to pick their battles. All the advice offered ... Innovations Dirty Little Secrets by Orborne
On 11/19 Mary Wright wrote: I was very unhappy with this book. It provides a great plan for a healthy lifestyle but in no way shape or form is it a book about the 10 day diet Daniel and his friends went on when they were first taken to Babylon. Daniel went a 10 day raw food, veggie and water diet. Rick Warren writes in this book ... The Daniel Plan by Rick Warren, et all
On 11/6 Mary Wright wrote: You can never go wrong with Billy Graham. This book is a better read than his previous book, Nearing Home. This book speaks to how he came to know Jesus. It speaks of how salvation is our reason for hope and he continues to tell stories about his journeys and travels around the world and he tells specific ... The reason for my hope by Billy Graham
On 10/27 Mary Wright wrote: Let me start by saying that Lucado is my favorite author. But now let me also add; but not for his fiction. Lucado is top notch at non fiction inspirational writing and that is his forte. As a fiction writer, I find him less than the best. There are times when it is hard to tell who is talking. The ... The Christmas Candle by Max Lucado
On 10/12 Mary Wright wrote: Save your money folks! This is the worst book Ive read all year long! Normally I am very happy with such work, but this book falls flat all across the board! Save your money folks! This is the worst book Ive read all year long! Normally I am very happy with such work, but this book falls flat all across ... The Daniel Cure
On 10/5 Mary Wright wrote: I felt like I would enjoy this book because I have several of his albums. He writes from stories of real people shared with him and this is also his source of song lyrics in many instances. A lot of people will enjoy this book, it is small, brief and steps on 3 aspects of forgiveness. It is not a book ... Forgiveness by Matthew West
On 9/27 Mary Wright wrote: This is a must read book. I found this to be a remarkable book, worthy of group study. It is very hard to write a review without analysis of the 4 step plan used byu the author to literally outline to process of developing hope and learning to give it time to work. Here is what the publisher say: "Let ... Let Hope In 4 Choices That Will Change Your Life Forever By Pete Wilson
On 9/13 Mary Wright wrote: More than just a chronological Bible—not only are passages of Scripture arranged in their sequential order, but so also are individual events, and includes multiple interpretations for deeper revelations. The NIV Integrated Study Bible shows the Bible unfolding in a new way as the landmark ... NIV Intergrated Study bible a new Chronological Approach for exploring scripture
On 9/3 Mary Wright wrote: This book is a perfect example of why i love to read Lucado. he is without exception by favorite modern author. What do we do when something awful happens to us? We think we will never recover. I know I do. We focus on why good people do bad things. We focus on pain. Well, in this the best of all his ... Youll get Through This by Max Lucado - a 5 star book!!!!
On 8/22 Mary Wright wrote: This book gets a permanent spot in my book collection. it is an easy 1 day reader of only about 230 pages with large print. I decided to read this book soley based on the fact that I really enjoy reading Billy Graham, and have always loved towatch his televised events; what an amazing man of God. This ... Wounded by Gods people by Anne Graham Lotz
On 8/18 Mary Wright wrote: Heres what the publisher says:Worshiping God is one of the believer’s highest callings. Music and song have been a timeless way to glorify God throughout history. Scripture itself is full of musical and poetic praises dedicated to the Lord. Using a unique combination of songs and reflections, ... NIV Worship Together Bible By Thomas Nelson Publishers
On 5/15 Mary Wright wrote: I normally enjoy reviewing books, but not this time. This book reads like the author read a book by Rick Warren, Churched, and then riped off Warrens content. The idea is that churches are failing to make disciples of members. Valid points were brought up; but the book just reads like a ripoff of Warrens ... Insourcing by Randy Pope
On 5/8 Mary Wright wrote: I have always had a love for the Amish, Mennonites, Quakers, and other cultures who live a simple life in a complicated world. I wonder sometimes if they are the only ones living proper among us as we are surely influenced, know it or not, by all the media we allow into our lives. Say what you will, ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Thomas Nelson Publishers
On 4/15 Mary Wright wrote: You can NEVER go wrong with Lucado, and this book does not disappoint. It is an easy one day read. Hard bound and lovely, in gift book formatting. The book is broken down into 20 easy reader chapters. The feel for the book is this: since the sacrifice of Jesus, we no longer have to go to the temple ... Beyond Heaven's Door by Max Lucado
On 1/19 Mary Wright wrote: The problem with a book about angels is upon realizing the existance, some will accidentally fall to hero worship and let their focus drift from God. The benefit is that so many people just wander through life without getting that God is real..and turning those people on to the existance of angels might ... Lifted by Angels
On 11/24 Mary Wright wrote: I have been holding off writing this review for 2 months. Completely stalled out. I love to read Lucado's work, but not htis time. My only soltace is this book was not really him but rather an assistant writers work. Its Johns work that I just dont care for! Grace, by Lucado is a good read but Wild ... Wild Grace by Max Lucado
On 9/8 Mary Wright wrote: Lucado is my favorite author. He is always inspirational and he never disappoints. If you enjoy spending your time with a book that will give you a feeling of hope and capability then i reccommend you pick up any Lucado book. This particular book, emmerses the reader in GRACE. We toss the word around ... Grace more than we deserve greater than we imagine by Lucado
On 8/28 Mary Wright wrote: I used live in Florida, and I purchased a copy of this book at a church event where the author was. It was a stunning event! The story turns around a man who recounts his childhood years; his dad guided tours down rapids on the Colorado River. When the main character was 5, yeah, you know what happened ... The River
On 8/19 Mary Wright wrote: This is a very enjoyable book. It is full of background information that you wont get from a regular Bible. Likely you would get it from an archeological or an Historical or chronological Bible, but you wont get the details from a regular Bible (and rightfully so, as the Bible is the Word of God and ... 12 Unlikely Heroes by John MacArthur
On 8/8 Mary Wright wrote: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a review. The book is very good and stay on topic from cover to cover. Many points were common sense to me but I did find the book enjoyable. They are known for running a house hold below budget. They suggest things like having a ... Almost as good as an Indian could do
On 7/8 Mary Wright wrote: I received a copy of this book from a friend of mine who asked me to read the book and then tell her if it would help her. Sounds odd, I know, but she doesnt have much time and she knows I love to read. My advise to her was yes, it will help you a lot. It will help 90% of the people who read it. How ... How To Find Your One Big Thing !
On 7/7 Mary Wright wrote: The book is pretty sound and the author sold me on the fact that he has a lot of experience dealing with youths. What the book basically boils down to is that young people today do not walk by each other on the street and say hey, or knod. They ignore each other and then whip out the technology and text ... Tough Guys and Drama Queens by Mark Gregston
On 6/21 Mary Wright wrote: We live in a hard time. Priests molesting boys, gay rights, abortion as birth control: we really should have stayed in the garden. Who can we trust, and how can we ensure the safety of our kids in this day and age? Pray, turn to God. If you need more comfort than that, pick up a copy of this book because ... Globequake by Wallace Henley
On 6/7 Mary Wright wrote: Publisher has this to say about the book...'Never before had they known such hope. In a world drenched in violence and oppression, here was a man armed with a message of peace and freedom. Into lives nearly overwhelmed by grief and sorrow, he brought compassion, healing and the deepest joy. To people ... The Searchers by Loconte
On 6/4 Mary Wright wrote: Here's what the book says about itself: What You Need to Know About Bible Prophecy 12 Lessons That Can Change Your Life By Max Anders Published by Thomas Nelson '...The What You Need to Know About series is made up of ten 12-lesson study guides. The ten books in the series together form a “Basic ... What You Need To Know About Bible Prophecy by Max Anders
On 5/25 Mary Wright wrote: Exactly as it sounds, it is a 5 star all star book. Anyone can lose faith, and this is an honest account of someone who did, and how spending some Mondays with his old preacher restored his faith. I wish him well, I think this book will blow the top off the Christian charts...its an amazing read of a ... Mondays with my old Pastor by Navajo
On 5/19 Mary Wright wrote: I received a free digital copy of this book from Booksneeze in exchange for a review. I hate digital copies: I like real books I can hold in my hand but this book looked so inviting to me that I made an exception: and Im glad I did. The writer tells the story of Daniel, one of my favorite people from ... Babylons Falling by William G Collins, a 5 star read!!!
On 5/19 Mary Wright wrote: I really like this writers, shot from the hip approach. A better name would have aptly been, Shut up and Put Out. Shut up thinking you can get to Heaven without Jesus getting you in, and put out the Gospel so more people can get in because you dont deserve to get in anymore than the rest of us. There ... The Truth About Grace by John McArthur
On 5/8 Mary Wright wrote: The publisher has this to say about the work "Fatherlessness is a “rot that is eating away at the modern soul,” writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond physical absence. “Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there’s a huge cost to our children ... Father Hunger by Douglas Wilson
On 4/26 Mary Wright wrote: You know how "we" are smarter than the kids are today? Well, thats a legitimate complaint. Each generation gets a little dumber, or BLINDER than the last. (yeah, bad use of the language) We can see how kids today are not as smart as us 40 year olds. The old people sit around us 40 year olds and shake ... Empty Promises a great read !!
On 4/4 Mary Wright wrote: I love to read Lucado. I consider myself to be a Lucado-reader because I try to get my hands on a copy of each of his books and then soak them up like a sponge in new waters. He never has disappointed and this work is no exception.I have noticed a pattern in his writing. His books can be divided into ... He Chose The Nails by Max Lucado
On 3/24 Mary Wright wrote: From the publisher, "Is there anything better than a kitchen countertop spread with the spoils of a Saturday morning at the farmers’ market? Every trip yields some new assortment of old favorites and newfound treasures. One week, you’re tempted by the sun-warmed heirloom tomatoes and the Mason jars ... Farm Fresh Southern Cooking by Algood
On 3/11 Mary Wright wrote: I agreed to read this book for Booksneeze in exchange for a review. An old co-worker stopped by one of the motels I work at last night and the conversation turned soon enough to books and recent readings. She had this book on her Kindle Fire, and was disappointed with it. She offered me her Fire and ... Constantly Craving by Marily Meberg
On 3/9 Mary Wright wrote: I was happy to read this book, as i am with ALL Lucado books; and once again, it was time well spent. My mind just stucks Lucado up like a straw. This book is easy and fast to read; serious but not written in a way that stalls out or makes the reader pause for too long - a book written for the average ... Great Day Everyday by Max Lucado
On 2/28 Mary Wright wrote: Sometimes reviewing a book for Booksneeze.com is just shooting ducks in a barrel. I knew when I saw who had written this book that I was going to love it. His dad was an awesome man of God and junior seems to be right there in his fathers footsteps.The Rev. Jerry was one of my all time favorites, ahead ... 1000 Days by Jonathan Falwell
On 2/22 Mary Wright wrote: I have waited 3 weeks for the arrival of this book. If it shows up I will read it and repost an edited review. I could have easily read 2 or 3 books in this time. I have waited 3 weeks for the arrival of this book. If it shows up I will read it and repost an edited review. I could have easily read 2 ... Our Favorite Sins by Todd D Hunter
On 2/9 Mary Wright wrote: I found this to be a remarkable read! People fail to see Jesus as human: as the kind of average guy, with super powers who would never use them for himself but who would walk into a pizza joint and walk upto the buffet and then sit with a bunch of folks who had never had the pleasure.I think some people, ... The Jesus We Missed by Patrick Reardon
On 1/5 Mary Wright wrote: I was so excited to receive this book from Booksneeze. I so love Robert J Morgans work and this series is his fines hour. I was hoping he would keep the volumes coming. In this volume he offers gospel songs and origins and information about the author or things that were happening at the time the author ... Then Sings My Soul Vol3 by Robert J Morgan
On 12/21 Mary Wright wrote: I requested the Real Marriage dvd study kit on December 7th. Today is December21st and it has not arrived so i must assume that the product is not yet ready or lost in transit. I have reviewed many books for Booksneeze and indeed, believe it is the best reviews program in existance but it has never taken ... Real Marriage by Mark and Grace Driscoll
On 12/4 Mary Wright wrote: While this is a great resource for making your walk with God feel closer, it is the last time I agree to review a devotional book because it is not fair to the author for anyone to push through the book in a week ( I read it in 3 days) and then write a review or give an opinion on it when it was written ... A Year With Jesus by R.P. Nettelhorst
On 11/20 Mary Wright wrote: I received this book free from BookSneeze inexchange for posting a review. The author is a preacher who also hosts a self-help talk show on the radio - he is divorced and remarried.It seems from this book he would make a good marriage counselor. It is the only book by S. Arterburn that I have read. Because ... Healing is a Choice by S Arterburn
On 11/6 Mary Wright wrote: Max Lucado does it again, hitting another home run with his latest book! It is important to realize that this book is a bit different from all of his previous books because it is a compilation of his best quotes and ancedotes from at least 25 of his books. It contains 27 chapters packed with inspirational ... The Lucado Inspirational Reader by Max Lucado - A great Christmas gift!!!
On 10/27 Mary Wright wrote: I would read anything by Billy Graham and enjoy it. He is one of my favorite writers and I sure hope he puts on another crusade in Charlotte NC as I will jump at the chance to attend. You can always count on Rev. Graham to show you the direction that you should be turned in to see the light when it crosses ... Nearing Home by Billy Graham
On 10/21 Mary Wright wrote: Stuck, a dvd based biblical study for women by Jennie Allen is worth every penny! You will solid get your monies worth out of this kit! It is a wonderful project for a womens bible study group packed full of methods to get your life unstuck and back on track with Gods will. We all see our future when ... Stuck DVD Based Study by Jennie Allen worth every penny!!!
On 10/11 Mary Wright wrote: When God Whispers Your Name by Max Lucado Lucado has been my favorite author from the moment I read the first Lucado book. You can always count on him to be inspirational and motivational and I love that about a writer. This book deals with everyday people and how we often fail to understand our own ... When God Whispers Your Name by Max Lucado
On 9/27 Mary Wright wrote: A Book by Jeff Kinley, The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook, slaying the living dead within - No doubt the best book Ive read in a long time, and an incredible work of fiction! I have never been a great fan of fiction, perfering instead to read the truth, instead of something made up in someones imagination...but ... The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook, the best book Ive read in a long time!
On 8/14 Mary Wright wrote: I never received the book. I tried to request it again , but it wouldnt let me! I never received the book. I tried to request it again , but it wouldnt let me! I never received the book. I tried to request it again , but it wouldnt let me!I never received the book. I tried to request it again , but ... the book never came
On 6/29 Mary Wright wrote: Posted 06/29/11: If you enjoy crime and suspense novels, this series is a must read. The story centers around a teenage boy who despite feeling like hes always alone, struggles to do the right thing. He finds himself in jail at which time he recalls memory that a terrorist attack will soon occur. Having ... The Final Hour by Andrew Klavan...a great read!!
On 6/26 Mary Wright wrote: Posted 06/26/11: Lucado, is my favorite author so its just going to be a given that I enjoyed the book. That being said upfront, this work was not one of my favorites and not his finest. However, it is a great way to spend a rainy day and can easily be consumed in one evening spent alone in the easy ... Its Not About Me by Max Lucado - another 5 star book!!!!!!!
On 6/7 Mary Wright wrote: I was biased from the go having read Palins book a few years back. You will find this book vrey pleasing, easy to read and inspirational! So rare in politics to find someone grounded in old fashioned family values who realizes that their family is not perfect but still worthy of being loved! lewis definately ... The Quotable Rogue
On 5/17 Mary Wright wrote: Im going to go 4 out of 5 stars on this book. If you have any interest in writing a novel this is a good resource. the wuthor spends the first 40 pages trying to sell his formula. It is not the best resource Ive come across but it is one of the top 5. His formula is simply to train yourself to put a ... Top Notch Resource!!
On 4/20 Mary Wright wrote: Lucado does it again. Hes long been my favorite writer, way before FEARLESS. Lucado simply puts things in a real life understandable way. There were some things I did not feel completely happy with but I would take nothing away from him again; hes a wonderful writer and all of his books are golden. This ... Max for life!!!
On 12/22 Mary Wright wrote: The author does a fine job setting up a sci fi story line but then he drops the ball on character development and plot development. The story arc is flawed in several places BUT ive seen much worse go tothe top of the charts because kids like fast action and this book has that. It reads like a cross ... Invasion by Jon Lewis
On 12/9 Mary Wright wrote: This author is becoming my favorite author, ahead of Max Lucado because of books like this book. He is not the most creative writer but he pulls out facts and makes wonderful straight line conclusions which are factual not speculative based. Some books feel like the writer is trying to talk the reader ... On This Day in Christian History by Robert Morgan
On 11/19 Mary Wright wrote: This is a 5 star book and would be a great Christmas gift!! Anyone who likes singing, songs and praising God will love it!! One side has the song and the other has the history of its creation. A lot of quality research!!! This one will stay on my permenant library!!!! This is a 5 star book and would ... Then Sings My Soul by Robert Morgan
On 10/28 Mary Wright wrote: I waited a long time but this movie never came.i waited a long time to receive this dvi waited a long time to receive this dvd but it never came. d but it never came.i waited a long time to receive this dvd but it never came. i waited a long time to receive this dvd but it never came.i waited a long ... The dvd never came!
On 9/23 Mary Wright wrote: Children are going to love this Bible. The art is really fantastic and it is written in a way that children can easily comprehend. The pages jump out because the art work is so wonderful. Someone should have thought of this a long time ago: children need colorful images and simple words to help them ... Big Red Holy Bible Contempary 3D Art by Thomas Nelson Publishing
On 9/20 Mary Wright wrote: Do you wonder at all why things are happening the way they are right now, today; in the Middle East? You need this book! It will answer all your questions and open your eyes to see whats really going on is exactly what God told us to expect. People always expect Revelation TOMORROW. Seeds of Turmoil ... Seeds of Turmoil by B Wright
On 9/12 Mary Wright wrote: I give this book 4 1/2 out of 5 stars, purely for quality of the writing. This writer is a wonderful story teller. I dont think the author would make a great novelist, but a fantastic story teller for anyone who loves short stories. If you have a little family time to fill this Christmas season and you ... The Nativity Collection a wonderful Christmas gift!!
On 9/10 Mary Wright wrote: Lucado does it again! Another flawless finish! You cant read better from anyother author. This is a fast and fun reading book. You can easily read it in a day. It has some wonderful examples, which I have come to expect from this man, my favorite author. This book reads a little different from some of ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado
On 8/18 Mary Wright wrote: I did not think that I would like this book. I was concerned that it might be a little on the dark side. if you liked Dan Browns books such as The DaVinci Code, you will love this book. It combines all the classic elements of a pirates tale and weaves in a bit of scifi. A teenage reader would likely ... The Skin Map by S Lawhead
On 8/8 Mary Wright wrote: Of of 5 stars,I give this one star. How does it differ from all other dieting books? It does not differ. Eat less, watch the bad carbs. He does at least give God the credit for his weight loss success, as all glory is Gods for everything, the author at least, sees the truth about life. If you are going ... Lets Do Lunch by Wilson
On 7/23 Mary Wright wrote: This is a fantastic book but really should be book2 of a two part sell. This book will calm you down if you are in a state of crisis over the turmoil and unease that is going on around us as the world literally crumbles ..but is it really falling apart? What does God promise? Rread this book and buy ... Living With Confidence In A Chaotic World by Dr. Jeremiah
On 7/14 Mary Wright wrote: What do you FEAR most? Have you identified your FEAR? Can you imagine living just a short time without that FEAR? What would that freedom feel like? I just finished another of Thomas Nelson's books, FEARLESS, by Max Lucado. Fear to me, if unidentified, is like a thief that robs us of all the opportunities ... Fearless by Max Lucado
On 6/13 Mary Wright wrote: If you enjoyed Disneys Pixar animations like Antz and Shrek, I think you will love this wonderful Lucado DVD! The characters are well rounded, the story line is great for kids and the animation is top notch. I only found one thing that could have been better and that was the sound. I wish the sound had ... Who Is in Charge Anyways? by Max Lucado
On 5/31 Mary Wright wrote: This is a wonderful book set up to recenter us on Jesus as the center of all things. It gives wonderful praise to our Lord God Jesus, as center of the universe and all that is!! The authors make a wonderful point; we often lose sight of the truth; the truth is that Jesus is the only real thing we have, ... Jesus Manifesto by Sweet and Viola
On 5/6 Mary Wright wrote: I think a better title would have been, change your church for God, because that is the point the author actually makes. Churches are losing more souls left and right and the churches are dying. The author discloses ways he has used to revitalize dying churches. If you enjoyed Rick Warrens, Purpose Driven ... Change your church for good by Brad Powell
On 4/28 Mary Wright wrote: Look around you! See the need for Christian infusion! There is indeed a hole in the Gospel and Christians are that hole. We close our eyes to the needs we see. We fail Jesus everytime we look away on purpose. This book makes a wonderful point; do what you can for those in need. The author uses real life ... The hole in our Gospel
On 4/19 Mary Wright wrote: When I was a young girl most of the family would congregate at aunt Bettys house for a Friday night game of Rook. I didnt often play but I sure enjoyed all the table talk. Cheating became an art form. First the women would fire off; 'Momma, do you know who I saw today? Little Red Fraizer and she told ... Do something small for God and see what happens
On 4/8 Mary Wright wrote: How Should Christians Live?Reader Rating See Detailed RatingsPosted 04/08/10: Thomas Nelson developed a four part series on Biblical study. I received a copy of the third book titled, How Should A Christian Live? This one is written as a devotional journal of the New Testament books of 1 Corinthians ... How Should A Christian Live?