Reviews by sexy_muse
On 4/16 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “This Is Awkward” by Sammy Rhodes. It falls in the genre of religion, Christian life and spiritual growth. Sammy Rhodes is a campus minister with Reformed Fellowship at the University of South Carolina. From his life experiences this book came into being. He dives into a variety ... This Is Awkward
On 2/11 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “The Newsmakers (A Newsmakers Novel) by Lis Wiehl(author) and Sebastian Stuart( contributor). This fits in the genres of fiction and suspense. Meet our main character Erica Sparks who is an up and rising reporter. From New England she shines until drinking and divorce gets ... The Newsmakers
On 1/28 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “Game Over- The Mindware Trilogy Book Three” by Andrew Klavan. Meet our main character Rick Dial. He is the last of the Mind Warriors. A tall order for a young man with a lot of responsibilities on his shoulders. His job is to enter the Realm. This place is a gateway for ... "Game Over"
On 1/14 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “War For The Waking World- Dreamtreaders Book 3 by Wayne Thomas Batson. This book falls in the genre of juvenile fiction, action adventure and fantasy. Meet Archer Keaton, he is a Dreamtreader as well as his eight year old sister. In this volume the dream world and the waking ... War For The Walking Dead
On 1/11 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “ Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government” by Larry P. Arnn. It falls in the genre of history and general. This book is broken down into three sections that pertains to the trials of this great man’s life. They are entitled War, Empire ... Churchill's Trial
On 12/14 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Whispers in the Reading Room” by Shelley Gray. This book fits in the genre of fiction Meet Lydia Bancroft who is a librarian in Chicago. She loves her jobs, she loves books and is a pretty smart cookie. She lives with her mother in a smaller home since her father has died. ... Whispers in the Reading Room
On 10/27 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Never Said” by Carol Lynch Williams. The genre is YA and teen fiction. Meet twin sisters Annie and Sarah. They just turned 16. Annie is a beauty pageant queen who has been very successful on the circuit. The whole family lives, breaths this doing all they can to help Annie ... Never Said
On 9/30 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “5 Minute Bible Stories” by Gwen Ellis and illustrated by Steve Smallman. The book falls in the genre of juvenile non fiction, religion, Bible stories and general. This book is exactly how the name state. A book about bible stories that take just a few minutes to read. The ... 5 Minute Bible
On 9/30 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “Thank You, Lord, For Everything” by P.J. Lyons and illustrated by Tim Warnes. It falls in the genre of juvenile fiction, religious, Christian and Values and Virtues. “Thank You, Lord, For Everything” is a rhyming book. The pages are cardboard. Inside this book you will ... Thank You, Lord, for Everything
On 9/4 sexy_muse wrote: The book review for today is “The Looney Experiment” by Luke Reynolds. It falls into the genre of middle grade fiction. Meet our main character Atticus. A child who is not athletic, not popular or pretty much of anything of importance. His father pressures him into playing baseball. His younger ... The Looney Experiment
On 8/14 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “ Center of Gravity” by Laura McNeill. I would place this book in the genre of drama and mystery Meet Ava Carson, a former school counselor but now a stay at home mom to her young son Sammy and her adopted son Jack. Life is good in her world with a loving husband by her side ... "Center of Gravity"
On 7/7 sexy_muse wrote: The book review for today is “ The Curiosity Keeper” by Sarah E. Ladd. I would place this in the genre of mystery and fiction. Meet Jonathan Gilchchrist, the second born son of the Kettering Hall estate. This suits him fine. He prefers to do what he loves which is apothecary. He is happiest among ... The Curiosity Keeper
On 6/11 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “Both of Me” by Jonathan Friesen. Meet Clara, a drifter of sorts. Her father is in jail, her mother working hard in a factory during the day while drinking herself to sleep at night while Clara takes care of her younger siblings. Upon the death of her mom, which causes the ... Both of Me
On 6/11 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do” by Jeff Goins. Life is hard and finding where we stand is not always easy. With work, family, children and the world going at the speed of light some days, we may not always see the big picture before ... The Art of Work
On 1/6 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet,Spy” by Eric Metaxas This is a story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a man who grew up in Germany along with his large family. The Bonhoeffers are well to do and are able to afford their children advantages. However, they are a loving ... Bonhoeffer Abridge
On 10/30 sexy_muse wrote: The book fore review is “The Mess Detectives and The Case of the Lost Temper” by Karen Poth. This is a I Can Read book level 1 which means it involves simple sentences for eager new readers. It has short sentences, familiar words and simple concepts for children who are learning to read on their ... The Mess Detectives and The Case of the Lost Temper
On 8/15 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Vengeance” by Cody Clark. It falls in the genre of spiritual fiction. This short novel is broken up into two plots. One is in heaven while the other on earth. It starts off with a great battle being fought between demons and angels as casualties start to pile up on both sides. ... Vengeance
On 6/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Life Behind The Wall” by Robert Elmer. It falls in the genre of juvenile fiction. This novel includes three sections that all interconnect. The first one is entitled “Candy Bomber, the second is “Beetle Bunker” and the last is “Smuggler's Treasure.” The premise ... "Life Behind The Wall"
On 5/6 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “One Realm Beyond” by Donita K. Paul. It falls into the genre of teen fiction and fantasy. Our main character is Cantor D’ ahma. He is a young man who has been groomed by his mentor to be a realm walker. This is someone who can travel between worlds. His job is to protect ... "A Realm Beyond"
On 4/9 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “ Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek” by Jill Osborne. It falls into the genre of juvenile fiction, religious, Christian and general. Riley Mae is your typical 12-year-old girl who loves her family, friends and softball. While at work with her dad she is approached by one ... "Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek"
On 3/20 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “Distortion” by Terri Blackstock. The book falls in the genre of fiction, Christian and suspense. Juliet Cole’s husband, Bob, has been murdered in front of her eyes. But why and who would want him dead? Bob is a doctor with ties to the community, the church, and his family. ... Distortion
On 2/27 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Aquifer” by Jonathan Friesen. The genre is teen fiction and it is based in the future. It is the year 2250. You are no longer allowed to feel and any expression of art is not allowed. You could become undone. The world is not as we know it. Water is not as available to the ... Aquifer
On 12/23 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Painted Table” by Suzanne Field. It falls in the genre of fiction, Christian and general. The book starts in North Dakota with a large Norwegian family trying to make a living out of the harsh prairie. Knute, the patriarch, is a hard-working man who expects a lot out ... The Painted Table
On 12/5 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “Dateline Jerusalem” by Chris Mitchell. It falls in the genre of religion, Christian life and general. Chris Mitchell is a reporter for CBN News and is stationed in the Middle East. He has lived there long enough t o have first account knowledge of the ups and downs of ... Dateline Jerusalem
On 11/14 sexy_muse wrote: The book review for today is “Dear Mr. Knightley” by Katherine Reay. The genre is fiction, Christian and general. Our main character is Sam who was raised in foster homes until the age of 15 when she arrives at Grace House which is run by Father John. She has had a trouble past and keeps to herself ... Dear Mr. Knightley
On 10/22 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Church Builder” by A.L. Shields. It falls into the genres of fiction, Christian and suspense. Over the centuries good versus evil has been fought. Each side believing their right The Garden and the Wilderness are their names with members in high places and very prominent ... The Church Builder
On 7/11 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Biff and Becka’s Stupendous Vacation” by Elaine Beachy. This book is geared for younger children and is geared with a spiritual influence. Biff and Becka are brother and sister. They are also rabbits. Every year their family takes a vacation to the beach. One that involves ... Biff & Becka's Stupendous Vacation
On 7/6 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “American Phoenix” by Jane Hampton Cook. This is a heavy book in page count and content. It is a story about Louisa Adam and John Quincy Adams. It takes place prior to him becoming president of the United States of America. The story starts off with JQA being disgraced ... American Phoenix
On 4/28 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Is College Worth It?” by William J. Bennett. It falls in the genre of general and political science The author dives into the cost of going to college in this day and age. How the cost of rising tuitions is related to the higher debts students are incurring. When a student ... "Is College Worth It?"
On 4/15 sexy_muse wrote: This book falls into the genre of religion, Christian life and personal growth. The basis of this book is how we are all interconnected to each other by the good and bad choices we make. Mr. Brauns calls it the principle of the rope. While a lot of us feel that our choices is what propel us to where ... Bound Together
On 4/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Domination” by Jon S. Lewis. This novel falls in the genre of juvenile fiction, science fiction and general and is third in this series. The premise is Earth is getting ready for a future attack from invaders named the Thule. Our hero is a 16-year-old boy named Colt who is ... Domination
On 3/22 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is ‘Love No Matter What” by Brenda Garrison This novel falls into the genre of family and relationships, parenting and general. What you will find inside are ways to love your child no matter what. Let’s face it being a parent is not easy and our kids do not always follow ... Love No Matter What
On 3/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Sky Beneath My Feet” by Lisa Samson. It falls into the genre of fiction,Christian and general. The main character is Beth who is married with two sons. Her husband Rick who is a men’s pastor at their church gets offered a new job. The family would have to move but ... The Sky Beneath My Feet
On 1/30 sexy_muse wrote: The review for today is “More Than A Bucket List” by Toni Birdsong Every one is familiar with the term Bucket List. On there you place things you want to do in life before you die. This little book is just that. It mentions out of the mind amazing things to try to things you can do in your own own. ... "More Than A Bucket List"
On 1/7 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Dirty God” by Johnnie Moore. This book falls into the genre of religion, Christian life and spiritual growth. I found this book to be truly incredible and it came at a time in my life where I had the same questions that were asked in this novel. Johnnie lays out the content ... Dirty God
On 12/22 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is " 20,000 Days And Counting" by Robert D. Smith. This book falls into the category of self-help,personal growth and general. When I requested this book it was noted that it can be read in one hour. They were right. The author one day realized he had been alive 20,000 days. ... 20,000 Days And Counting
On 11/30 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “Chocolate-Covered Baloney(The Confessions of April Grace” by KD McCrite. It revolves around the main character April Grace who lives with her youngest baby brother Eli, her oldest sister Myra and their parents. The setting is in the 80ties so there is a lot of reference ... "Chocolate-Covered Baloney"
On 11/26 sexy_muse wrote: The book fore review is “ What On Earth Am I Here For?” by Rick Warren. The genre for this book is in the category of religion, Christian life and spiritual growth. This book if you want to do it successfully it is suggested you do one chapter a day. During that day one reflects on the message ... "What On Earth Am I Here For?"
On 11/2 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Soul’s Gate” by James L. Rubart. This book is in the genre of fiction/Christian/General. It is based on being able to travel inside another person’s soul in the spiritual sense. Meet Reece Roth the tour guide to a group of three, two men and one woman who will show these ... "Soul's Gate"
On 10/18 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Anger Workbook” by Les Carter, Ph.D. And Frank Minirth, M.D. This workbook has many layers to it. It starts off with how to identify one’s anger. It continues in saying how anger thrives on unmet needs and it is also created by other emotions. It includes methods in ... "The Anger Workbook"
On 10/5 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “Wisdom Meets Passion” by Dan Miller. This book is broken down to show readers how to use your skills, personalities and passion to give you a sense of meaning for your life. It is not just about going to college, going into debt, graduating and finding that amazing job ... Wisdom Meet Passions
On 9/24 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Reason” by William Sirls This is a hard book to review for me. I don’t care what genre or age group the novel is for it needs a hook on the first page. By the end of chapter three I still had not found it. I had no reason to keep on reading it if it was not for the ... "The Reason"
On 9/7 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The River” by Michael Neale This book is one of fiction that has a touch of religious overtones to it. It is about a young boy who loses his father to the river. At the tender age of five he watches him fall to never return. The trauma of viewing this is inside him as a child ... The River
On 8/24 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Cruel Harvest” by Fran Grubb. This is a book about abuse and cruelty within a family at the hands of the patriarch. It starts off with a family of seven, five children and the parents who are migrant workers. They criss cross the US finding work where it can be found. The ... Cruel Harvest
On 7/12 sexy_muse wrote: The main character in this book is Lopez Lomong. One of the many athletes who represents the US in the Olympics. Lopez is one of the “ lost boys” of Sudan. Raised in this region that has been plagued by war, famine and poverty our young man lives on hope and the love of his family. While in America ... "Running For My Life"
On 6/27 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Through Rushing Water” by Catherine Richmond. This book is set in the 1870’s in the Dakota Territory. A young woman by the name of Sophia leaves the comfort of home to make her way as a missionary for the Ponca Indians. She did have help. The man who she had planned on ... "Through Rushing Water"
On 6/1 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “Hope Springs” by Kim Cash Tate The book is based on a family whose roots are in Hope Springs, North Carolina. The family lives all over but the matriarch, Grandma Geri, is based there. When she becomes sick the family pulls together to help take care of her, some rearranging ... "Hope Springs"
On 5/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Simply Grilling 105 Recipes for Quick and Casual Grilling” by Jennifer Chandler. It is rare I review cookbooks but am glad I took a chance on this one. The photography in this book is amazing almost good enough to eat off the page. Majority of people love to grill, whether ... Simply Grilling
On 4/16 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “A Shot Of Faith To The Head” by Mitch Stokes, PhD This book is divided into three sections. The first being “ Belief In God Is Irrational”. It breaks it up into those who say there is not enough evidence to believe in God. Of course with books of this topic one can almost ... "A Shot Of Faith To The Head"
On 3/30 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Crater” by Homer Hickam. The genre for this book is juvenile fiction. The time frame is the distant future to a colony that is living on the Moon. They are miners of Helium-3 which is a form of energy that is sent back to Earth. At this time our home planet has been devastated ... "Crater"
On 3/21 sexy_muse wrote: The book to be reviewed is “The House On the Corner” by Michael Rains This book was really confusing for me. The list of characters seemed endless and if I did not write them down I would lose track of who was who. I am curious what is the age group for this book. I know as an adult what kids accept ... The House On the Corner
On 3/16 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk By Losing It” by Larry P. Arnn This book is divided into two parts. The first is “The Argument” while the second is “ Foundational Readings”. The ... "The Founders' Key
On 2/24 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “ The Coming Revolution: Signs From Americ’a Past That Signal Our Nation’s Future” by Dr. Richard G. Lee. This is an intense book, one can not just skim through it and expect to give an honest review. The first half of this book talks about America’s history pertaining ... "The Coming Revolution"
On 1/31 sexy_muse wrote: The main reason I read this book is due to the review that was require of me for receiving this book for free. Otherwise I would have stopped after Chapter 1 This was a hard book to read due to the dry material that was placed in between the binders Trying to explain humor like this author did is like ... "Surprised By Laughter"
On 1/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “ Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship and Life Together” by Mark and Grace Driscoll. Pastor Mark and his wife Grace share their experiences with their marriages as they talk about the ups and downs that plagued them. It is not a guide per say like other books that ... "Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship and Life Together"
On 11/28 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “The Future Door” by Jason Lethcoe This is the 2nd book in a series by this author. Even though I have not read the first one I was able to read along and not be lost with any of the details. The book is about a 12 year old boy who uses his attention to detail and conclusive ... "The Future Door"
On 10/26 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “ Heaven is for Real for kids” as told by Colton Burpo to his parents Todd and Sonja Burpo. It has a simple yet powerful message. The young boy in the story went to heaven and came back. What he encountered during that journey is laid out in this book. Colton learned ... "Heaven is for Real for kids"
On 10/18 sexy_muse wrote: This book is about a couple named Jade and Max who are happily married even with the ups and downs of marriage. That all changes when Jade finds out Max had a one night stand with his ex-fiancée Rice a week before he was to marry Jade. To make matters worse, Rice becomes pregnant and chooses to raise ... "Softly and Tenderly"
On 10/6 sexy_muse wrote: This book just continued the notion that it is possible to have great children books in ebook form. The illustrations were darling and just right for the age group. If a child just wanted to look at the pictures as the parent read to them, it would keep their attention. The words were the right tone ... "Night Night Blessings"
On 10/4 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Gabby, God’s Little Angel” by Sheila Walsh. This is a dear little book for the younger readers. It is about an angel named Gabby who gets her first assignment to watch over her charge Sophia who is a young child on Earth. While Sophia is riding her horse, Gabby makes sure ... "Gabby, God's Little Angel"
On 10/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is "Thank You, God, For Blessing Me" by Max Lucado The main reason I picked up this book was I wanted to see a children's book in e form. I always wondered how it could be done and still enjoyable for children. It did not hurt that the author was Mr. Lucado who I have read many times ... "Thank You, God, For Blessing Me"
On 9/25 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is ” Ascent From Darkness” by Michael Leehan This book is based on the author’s depth into the world of Satanism. Michael was an every day man with a college degree, wife and children. The breakdown of the marriage was just one nail that drove him to look for a way out. It ... Ascent From Darkness
On 9/3 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “ Right from the Heart” by Bryant Wright. This is a devotional book that lays out inspiration on a daily basis for one year. Each entry has a topic that it will be discussing followed by a scripture that is in sync with the topic. A short paragraph ensues that goes into ... "Right from the Heart"
On 8/5 sexy_muse wrote: I am reviewing " Stumbling Into Grace" by Lisa Harper This is a devotional book. I was not familiar with this author prior to this book- but wow. I have read quite a few devotional books geared toward women, this one nailed it. It was simple, to the facts and written in a way that was soothing and ... "Stumbling Into Grace"
On 7/25 sexy_muse wrote: I wish I could give this book more than 5 stars. I simply loved this book-read it in one day. The author hooked us from the start. The story is about a lawyer, Alexia Lindale, who is defending a young woman who is guilty of killing her husband. However, Lindale does now have that knowledge, the audience ... "Life Support" by Robert Whitlow
On 7/13 sexy_muse wrote: The book up for review is “Surviving Your Serengeti” by Stefan Swanepoel According to the cover this book made the New York Times Bestseller List. I am not sure why. The only redeeming quality about this read was the fact I didn’t have to actually pay for it. My main problem with the book was ... Surviving Your Serengeti
On 6/17 sexy_muse wrote: ← “The Seraph Seal” by Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner “The Waiting Place” by Eileen Button Posted on June 17, 2011 by mainemuse I am reviewing “The Waiting Place” by Eileen Button. It’s a collection of stories from the author’s life. Each story introduces a character that the author ... The Waiting Place
On 5/31 sexy_muse wrote: I am reviewing "The Seraph Seal" by Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner. This book made me think a lot of Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code". It is similar with it having a religious basis to the plot. The main characters are finding clues along the way, while some clues are given to them mysteriously. There are ... The Seraph Seal
On 5/17 sexy_muse wrote: This is a must book to read if you are an unpublished writer. I have completed my first book and was uncertain how ready it was. This book showed me how I was not. It breaks down the book into 6 components.There are four elemental competencies which include concept, character, and story(plot). There ... Story Engineering
On 4/23 sexy_muse wrote: This review is on the book ” Jolt” by Phil Cooke This book came at the right time for me. Mr Cooke point of this book was to give people a jolt with their lives. It is divided in sections. The first is to jolt your direction. How to rethink your idea of change, rethink how you do things, why you ... Jolt
On 3/28 sexy_muse wrote: I am reviewing " The Fight Of Our Lives" by William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn. This book made me pause numerous times as it was being read. It is about how politically correct we have become when it comes to radical Islam. The two authors are clear in how they feel Islam is taking advantage of the ... The Fight Of Our Lives
On 3/4 sexy_muse wrote: It is based on 55 common questions that people might have concerning the world, God and his viewpoint on them. Each chapter is based on a separate issue. The question is listed and then the author speaks using scriptures and also what would God and Jesus say in this situation I for one find it odd and ... A Conversation with God for Women
On 2/9 sexy_muse wrote: This book is based on spiritual pilgrimage. It could be to the Holy Land or it could be any place where one gets growth, one gets answers, one learns about themselves in a way that is different from when they first started. The point of a pilgrimage is to move. We as humans are not meant to be stationary. ... The Sacred Journey
On 1/31 sexy_muse wrote: The book is a ten week bible study program. In it the author talks about changing your view point on your own life story. How our lives is a book, a story to tell , to be told by us and read by others. How we tend to be stuck in a story like setting in our lives. Some people stay in this funk never venturing ... Same Life, New Story
On 1/18 sexy_muse wrote: The book being reviewed is "Finding Our Way Again" by Brian Mclaren. This was a rough read for me because many times while reading it I would find my mind would wandering off. The author brings forward many good points thoughout his book and if you are one who has strayed from your faith and you are ... "Finding Our Way Again"
On 1/6 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is ” In Constant Prayer” by R. Benson. As a Catholic and wanting to learn more about praying, I thought this book would be a good research of information. The author does state repeatedly he is not a professional, not a member of the clergy but in fact a poet and this book is ... "In Constant Prayer"
On 12/21 sexy_muse wrote: I reviewed the book “Invasion” by Jon S. Lewis. This book was a quick and yet exciting read. It showed that books have no age and even though I am not a juvenile throughly enjoyed this book. If you like outer space and alien genre books this is the book for you.It is about a young man named Colt ... "Invasion"
On 12/9 sexy_muse wrote: The theme of the novel is the roots of the Middle East crisis from a biblical point of view. It shows how it all started back in bible time. It showed how it started with Abraham and his two sons, Ishmael and Isaac. Abraham’s first wife Sarah due to being barren told him to conceive through her hand ... Seeds of Turmoil
On 11/16 sexy_muse wrote: Even though I am not a tweet or tween I fell in love with this book. The characters where wholesome and genuine. The book was a fast read for any age group. The book was about a young amish teenager who was not your every day amish teenager. It all starts when her cousin comes to visit not for a few ... The Secrets Beneath
On 11/3 sexy_muse wrote: I am a fan of Max Lucado and once again he does not disappoint. In today's chaotic world this book brings serenity to one's mind and soul. The book flows well and is an easy and quick read though one can take the chapters one per day and enjoy the message inside. The back of the book has discussion questions ... Outlive Your Life
On 10/9 sexy_muse wrote: 4.0 out of 5 stars Illegals-The Unacceptable Cost of America's Failure to Control its Borders, October 8, 2010 By Muse - See all my reviews This review is from: Illegals: The Unacceptable Cost of America's Failure to Control Its Borders (Paperback) The author is clear in his opinion on what should ... Illegals: The Unacceptable Cost of America's Failure to Control Its Borders (Paperback)