Reviews by Amanda Holland
On 8/20 Amanda Holland wrote: It's easy for cooking and mealtimes to become a chore. I love to cook, but after three years of balancing school with work and family, coming home exhausted every day just to spend hours studying, I lost my love for it. I just wanted to find something quick and easy that would get everyone fed each ... Bread and Wine: A Review
On 5/1 Amanda Holland wrote: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for reviewing it.The Fantasy Fallacy is not the type of book I would typically choose to, but with the recent popularity of books like 50 Shades of Gray, I thought it was an interesting topic that needs to be discussed more in the church. I also ... Book Review
On 9/1 Amanda Holland wrote: I've been reading Lis Wiehl's Triple Threat series since the first book. They are the kind of books that you get more and more wrapped up in as the series continues. You feel like you really get to know the three friends who make up the group. You see the ups and downs through ... Eyes of Justice: A Review
On 3/10 Amanda Holland wrote: I have to admit, I was a little wary when I first heard about "Heaven is for Real." I've read books before by people who claimed to have gone to heaven and returned to earth, and to be honest, many of them don't line up with Scripture. But when I found out this book told the story of a child ... Heaven is For Real
On 4/5 Amanda Holland wrote: A cold-blooded killer is at work in Portland. Seemingly random acts of arson, theft, fraud and multiple murders that appear unrelated are happening around the city, orchestrated by a master criminal. This time, the threat is right under the noses of the Triple Threat Club, and they have no ... Heart of Ice - A Review
On 2/12 Amanda Holland wrote: This is, hands down, one of the best books I have ever read. Same Kind of Different as Me is a must read! This amazing true story tells how God brought two very different people in the most unlikely way, how their relationship evolved to the deepest of friendships, and the woman ... Book Review: Same Kind of Different as Me
On 7/7 Amanda Holland wrote: When controversial talk radio host Jim Fate is murdered, the first instict in Portland is panic over the possibility that it is related to recent sarin gas attacks. But before his death, Fate had reached out to Federal prosector Allison Pierce and FBI agent Nicole Hedges about threats he'd ... Book Review - Hand of Fate
On 5/16 Amanda Holland wrote: In a matter of months, Lexi Solomon's world crashed around her. It was enough to crush most people, but her love for her daughter Molly has carried her through losing everything else. Life is hard, but they've managed to survive, and Lexi hopes their circumstances will soon start looking up. Out of the ... Never Let You Go - Book Review
On 1/1 Amanda Holland wrote: Thomas Hunter, the hero of the Circle trilogy, is watching his world fall apart. His son Samuel is rebelling, the Circle is fracturing, and the followers of Elyon are surrounded by enemies on every side. Many in the Circle are beginning to doubt Elyon's promises and question his ways. Meanwhile, in ... A great wrap-up of the Circle books!
On 6/13 Amanda Holland wrote: Face of Betrayal is a great first novel from Lis Wiehl, someone fans of the Fox News Channel are very familiar with! The story has a "ripped from the headlines" feel as three friends investigate the disappearance of 17 year old Senate page Katie Converse. As they delve into the case, they discover disturbing ... Face of Betrayal
On 4/27 Amanda Holland wrote: Orange Beach, Alabama is a typical American town - it's filled with people with a lot of needs, from failing marriages to bankrupt businesses to lonely lives. But one by one, lives are changed by a mysterious old drifter known only as Jones. Jones insists that all it takes is a little perspective on ... Inspiring and encouraging
On 4/26 Amanda Holland wrote: Raleigh Harmon's life is not going well. A disciplinary transfer lands the Southern FBI agent far from home in Seattle with an egotistical supervisor. Add to the mix her mom, who has moved with her to live with the quirky sister of Raleigh's deceased father, and the disappearance of a young hiker who ... Great mystery, great author
On 2/11 Amanda Holland wrote: I am a huge Ted Dekker fan, so I was really excited to get Kiss. It's a great book, and it's one that any mystery fan will love, even those who don't usually like the intensity of some of Dekker's other books. It's suspenseful, exciting, and keeps you on the edge of your seat. The story begins with Shauna, ... Another great book by Ted Dekker
On 1/14 Amanda Holland wrote: The Unseen is the first book I've read by T.L. Hines, and I look forward to reading more! The plot twists and turns keep you guessing until the very last page. When the book begins, you start to get an idea of just who Lucas, the main character is...then you very quickly learn that there is more to him ... The one will keep you guessing to the last page!