Reviews by fizzle7033
On 12/5 fizzle7033 wrote: I decided to review this book based on the fact that I do have a tendency to be hot tempered and with the impending birth of my first child I knew I needed to get this under control. While my husband may understand if I snap at him, a small child will not and the last thing I wanted to do was hurt my ... Valuable resource for anyone
On 10/2 fizzle7033 wrote: I love Amish romance books. I am completely addicted to them, and always jump at the chance to review them. This book had a nice refreshing twist, by incorporating an unplanned pregnancy into the mix Ms. Wiseman not only addresses and interesting element to the Amish/English relationship but also confronts ... Nice twist on the genre
On 9/29 fizzle7033 wrote: This book is written in an encyclopedia type format, with several different Biblical stories and characters detailed. I found this book to be a very helpful resource for navigating some of the more confusing aspects of the Bible. While many things were covered, I do wish there had been a little more ... Good resource
On 8/8 fizzle7033 wrote: I jumped at the chance to review this book. The timing was great, in that my husband and I had just been talking about how important it was for us to get our new baby to be off on the right foot financially. My husband is great with finances, me not so much and it is a problem I have struggled with for ... Great financial resource for families,
On 7/24 fizzle7033 wrote: Katherine is a young widow trying to heal from a bad marriage while running her husband’s families company, something that is unheard of in the early 20th century. Her family is completely against her becoming a businesswoman, and her father comes to Florida along with her childhood friend to drag ... Great book
On 7/20 fizzle7033 wrote: Faithful to Laura is the story of a young Amish woman scarred from a recent attack by someone she though loved her. As a result of her injuries and loss, she has become bitter and focuses on revenge. While recovering she meets Sawyer, who was raised Amish by his adoptive parents, he is trying to decide ... Story of a young Amish girl
On 7/16 fizzle7033 wrote: This is a great study guide. I found myself being drawn into it and it was really difficult to put it down. I wanted to complete the whole thing in one setting! I find that deciphering prophecy for me is both really interesting and frustrating, since the abstract concepts are difficult for a detail oriented ... Great study resource
On 5/29 fizzle7033 wrote: Since my husband and I are expecting our first baby I jumped at the chance to review a book to give us guidelines to raise our baby to love God and be an active and devoted Christian. This book is a great resource. While this book is not a step by step guide, the author states that the Bible is the only ... Great book
On 5/3 fizzle7033 wrote: I found this book very dry and hard to read. I am a fairly new Christian and so I jump at the chance to review anything that will further my knowledge of the Bible but this was hard to follow. It could be the fact that I really don't have that much knowledge about the subject matter, but it was a difficult ... Hard to read
On 3/27 fizzle7033 wrote: This is the story of a young Amish girl, Rachel, and the means by which she falls in love with a young man her father hires to help around the farm, Jordan. At first the two don't mesh, but with a little angelic intervention they might just fall in love! I love Amish fiction, so when I saw this book ... Amish fiction with a twist
On 3/26 fizzle7033 wrote: This book tells the story of 4 brides and how one magical wedding dress transformed their weddings and defined their lives. The brides who wore the dress span the ages from the early part of the 20th century when segregation and Jim Crow laws ruled the day, to the depression, to the Viet Nam war and ... Very interesting and new concept for a book
On 3/8 fizzle7033 wrote: In an age where the Constitution is constantly coming under attack from progressives and the liberal media, this book is a refreshing look at the true intent of our founding fathers as well as the events surrounding the framing of the Constitution. The Constitution is not some outdated document which ... Very interesting!
On 1/19 fizzle7033 wrote: This is an interesting book which deals not only with the current state of our country but also describes the Christian basis of our nation. I believe this is something that many try to downplay in this day and age. This book details the current situation in our nation and provides historical and Biblical ... Revolutionary
On 1/4 fizzle7033 wrote: I have to admit, I love teen stories. Every since the 80s genre of teen movies I am a sucker for them! This is such a fun little book. Addy is a shy girl who attends a private school. She isn't into all the fads and such, she has plans to get a good education and can't be bothered by the frivolity of ... Nice book for a wide audience
On 1/2 fizzle7033 wrote: I was excited to receive this kit, and anxiously awaited the arrival of the package. Upon opening I quickly found that the book on which this study is based is not included, so please be aware of this when purchasing as it will be very helpful to read the book "Real Marriage" as well. This study seeks ... Good kit which deals with some typically taboo subjects
On 12/6 fizzle7033 wrote: I love history, and enjoy reading books about World War II. Since most of the books that I have read are based on the European front I jumped at the chance to read this book. It did not disappoint. The book is written almost like a journal which each day detailed. I also enjoyed the addition of newspaper ... Would make a great gift!
On 11/29 fizzle7033 wrote: I was excited to review this kit since I absolutely adore the book. As an animal lover I find the section of the book which shares Colton's knowledge of animals in heaven especially comforting. Frankly, I have never understood why many theologists are completely against animals being in heaven anyway, ... I enjoyed it
On 11/8 fizzle7033 wrote: I absolutely adore stories about the Amish, so when I saw this book for review I jumped at the chance! Beth Wiseman s one of my favorite authors and this book does not disappoint. I love the format of 3 novellas, which serves for a quick read. I also enjoy the fact that the characters interweave throughout ... I love love love this book!
On 11/6 fizzle7033 wrote: I was excited to review this book since I enjoy reading different translations of the Bible. I was slightly disappointed to discover that this was not so much of a translation as a retelling. This version is a compilation of efforts by several artists and religious experts. Quotes are written as dialougue, ... Bible version which is easy to read!
On 10/21 fizzle7033 wrote: This book is a fictionalized account of the lives of Biblical hero Daniel and his compatriots following the fall of their homeland to the forces of Nebuchadnezzer and the force of Babylon. I jumped at the chance to review this book since I love these fictionalized stories. It really helps me to visualize ... Inspiring story
On 10/14 fizzle7033 wrote: I especially appreciate the fact that this book does not offer immediate solutions; after all there really is no quick fix method for dealing with these types of issues. This book is not the touchy feely type of self help book. This book is hard-hitting and inspires individual action. The addition of ... Very good book
On 10/12 fizzle7033 wrote: I tried to like this book, really I did. But I am a history buff and have extensively researched the period detailed in this book. There were so many errors in everything from the description of clothing to the assumption that everyone in the north was anti-slavery. These were such glaring errors to ... Ok, but some things drove me crazy!
On 10/11 fizzle7033 wrote: I am a big fan of the Judges, I always enjoy his commentaries on Fox News and jumped at the chance to review this book. As my followers are aware, I am a dyed in the wool conservative, and I always find his insights very informative. This book was no different. While the introduction was a little ... Enlightening
On 10/9 fizzle7033 wrote: First I have to say this is not the type of book I would normally choose. I am just not a fan of zombies, and I don't get the big trend with all the zombie gore. I decided to give this book a try because of the upcoming Halloween holiday, it made me want to read something sort of spooky. I read the book ... Ok read, not really my thing
On 9/30 fizzle7033 wrote: I have to say I decided to read this book based solely on the fact that it is set in Ireland. Being of Irish heritage I love everything about the Emerald Isle, and it is on my bucket list to visit one day. But I digress! This book is about Finley, an 18 year old music student who is set to audition for ... Great book
On 9/15 fizzle7033 wrote: This children's book is so sweet! I love the message, to teach children to be thankful for even little things we often overlook. I love the illustrations, and the mention of pets and pancakes, to teach children to be thankful for their food and friend. This is really a great little book for bedtime stories ... Nice bedtime book
On 9/15 fizzle7033 wrote: In anticipation of a visit from my niece I decided today to review some children's books. Gabby, God's Little Angel is a nice little book which tells children that God has sent his angels to watch over them. I enjoyed the art work, since it has a very girly feel to it. Gabby, a clumsy little angel is ... Nice little book
On 9/15 fizzle7033 wrote: I was not familiar with the Hermie series but wanted to review some children's books. This is such a sweet little book with a positive message. Hermie is just a plain little common caterpillar. Nothing extraordinary about him, no shell like the snail, no spots like the ladybug. But he does talk to God, ... Sweet book
On 9/15 fizzle7033 wrote: I am a huge fan of the Love and Respect Series and as such jumped at the chance to review the newest book in the series. This book is a set of devotionals which build on the principles in the Love and Respect book. These devotionals are written so that husbands and wives both feel comfortable using them. ... Doesn't disappoint!
On 9/15 fizzle7033 wrote: The Wonder of Your Love is part of the Land of Canaan series, but don't let that stop you from reading it. I haven't read the rest of the books in the series and still found this book very enjoyable. I am a huge fan of the Amish romances, and love the books by Beth Wiseman. Her books are all so well ... Book with a positive message
On 9/14 fizzle7033 wrote: Wrapped in rain is a very good book. I found myself engrossed with the story, and I was able to get swept away by the story. This is one of those books that you read and you can see the story unfolding in your mind. It is that good. This is a very well written story that will leave you breathless! Our ... Wonderful!
On 9/2 fizzle7033 wrote: The Final Summit is the second book in a series, the first being titled "The Time Traveler's Gift." Don't let that deter you from reading this book however, there is enough information to make this a good read on its own. I will go back and read the first book however because this was such a good book. ... A great book with a fresh plot
On 9/1 fizzle7033 wrote: The Realms Thereunder is the first book in a new series by author Ross Lawhead. The book is details a period in time 8 years ago when two children were transported to a world beneath the surface of modern day England where knights lie sleeping and wait to be called to duty by an enchanted horn. I found ... Can't wait for book two!
On 8/29 fizzle7033 wrote: This was a fun little book that I can really relate too. I think we all face those little moments which we look back on and laugh. I really enjoyed this book, while the material is really nothing new, the author pairs it with wonderful personal stories which really makes the book memorable. I would recommend ... Entertaining book
On 7/31 fizzle7033 wrote: This book is a set of three little short stories. I have only recently began reading Amish romances but I really like them. These books were no different. The titles of the novellas are; A Choice to Forgive, A Change of Heart and Healing Hearts. I don't want to give too much of the plot away but these ... Nice entertaining little reads
On 7/31 fizzle7033 wrote: Hands down this is one of the best books I have read in a long time. I started reading and couldn't put it down. I even found myself reading while I was trying to cook dinner! I felt every emotion; I laughed, I cried, you get the picture. I usually try to stay away from books about 9/11, quite frankly ... 5.0 out of 5 stars I would give 10 stars if I could!
On 7/7 fizzle7033 wrote: This is an interesting book, but it is not a light read. This is indeed a very heavy subject, and the manner in which it is presented is very thorough. This is a very good book for Christians to read so that we can defend our viewpoints and religion from atheists like those mentioned in this book. This ... Interetsing, but heavy read
On 6/23 fizzle7033 wrote: Surviving the Serengeti is a parable about the business world. The book details the fictitious trip of a couple to the Serengeti where they meet a former classmate and he reveals details of his experiences in the African plain and how they relate to the corporate world. The book details 7 different ... Interesting take on the corporate world
On 6/15 fizzle7033 wrote: I must say I really enjoyed this book. Ms. Swain is not afraid to take on the established politically correct media and educational empire. Considering she is a law professor at Vanderbilt University this is really impressive. Ms. Swain has also been on both sides of the political aisle. As a former ... If you are a conservative read this book!
On 6/3 fizzle7033 wrote: Since I consider myself a conservative I jumped at the chance to review the book “The Fight of Our Lives” since the events of 911 I have tried to learn as much about Islam as possible, even going so far as to read the Koran. I really enjoyed this book since the authors did not hesitate to ask hard ... Excellent book which cuts through political correctness to get to the truth