Reviews by Kara Nichelle
On 12/21 Kara Nichelle wrote: This sweet children’s Bible is simple yet beautiful. If you have read the book, Love Letters From God you know that it is a personal application for kids to understand that the Bible was written for them. There are some excerpts of similar artwork throughout the pages but I was hoping for more of them ... Love Letters From God: NIrV Bible
On 7/31 Kara Nichelle wrote: Heart Made Whole is such a treasure of a book. If you do not want to have open-heart surgery with your inner being then I would advise you to pass this one on by. But if you want to begin a journey where you start to turn your unhealed pain into your greatest strength, read Heart Made Whole. With Christa's ... Heart Made Whole
On 3/27 Kara Nichelle wrote: Keeper of the Stars by Robin Lee Hatcher is a fun read that has a well-blended story that begins with heartache but ends with healing and love. It is what I would call a luxurious read, the type of books that you pick up to be able to relax and enjoy a good story. I found myself relating to the grieving ... Keeper of the Stars. Robin Lee Hatcher
On 12/7 Kara Nichelle wrote: The father-son author duo, Robert J and Robert A Skead have written a riveting book for elementary kids. The second book in their American Revolutionary War Adventures titled, Submarines, Secrets & A Daring Rescue, is certain to capture young readers. Even though the story is not historically accurate, ... Fun Book For Kids
On 9/28 Kara Nichelle wrote: Jen Hatmaker is the type of woman who speaks what most people wish they had the courage to speak themselves. With blunt honesty she writes about family, ministry, church, Motherhood, friends, and grace through it all. She says things in such a refreshing way because she is so honest. I know that she ... For the Lord: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards
On 7/13 Kara Nichelle wrote: I have been impressed with the NIrV Study Bible for Kids. At first glance you can tell right away that this Bible is for kids who are a little older. Thankfully, there is a nice balance between the questions, facts, and added information that kids can handle at various ages. I particularly like this ... NIrV Study Bible for Kids
On 5/27 Kara Nichelle wrote: I had such a great time reading Robin Lee Hatcher's book, "Whenever You Come Around." This is the first book by Robin Lee Hatcher that I have read and I was very surprised to find how much I was caught up in the story. She does an excellent job setting up each character, which helps you connect ... "Whenever You Come Around"- Robin Lee Hatcher
On 4/30 Kara Nichelle wrote: If you are looking for a fun read for a relaxing evening, I encourage you to read Prison by Toni V. Lee. It is a simple yet enjoyable story of two undercover detectives that find more than just a killer. Prison is filled with a little bit of suspense as well as sweet romance intermingled ... Prison by Toni V. Lee... A Fun Read
On 1/21 Kara Nichelle wrote: I realized very quickly that war books just are not my cup of tea. But that is all right. I believe that this book, No Greater Valor: The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle that Sealed Allied Victory by Jerome Corsi, will be wonderful for all of you that love to read true stories of bravery, and victory ... No Greater Valor: The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle that Sealed Allied Victory- Jerome Corsi
On 11/25 Kara Nichelle wrote: This book is huge! And I must admit that the new and enhanced edition of Nelsen's Illustrated Bible Dictionary is amazing. If you are a visual learner this book is a great tool as there are updated color photos to go along with some of the definitions of terms. This edition comes with over 7,000 ... Nelsen's Illustrated Bible Dictionary: New and Enhanced Edition
On 10/13 Kara Nichelle wrote: The book, Love Letters from God: Bible Stories, is by far one of my favorite children’s books that I have seen in a while. It was written by Glenys Nellist and illustrated by Sophie Allsopp. Each time that I pick it up I literally have ... Love Letters from God: Bible Stories, written by Glenys Nellist and Illustrated by Sophie Allsopp
On 9/15 Kara Nichelle wrote: The new and updated version of the NIV Streams in the Desert Bible is a good choice for anyone who wants to have a daily devotional as a part of the Bible. It is a wonderful asset to have the devotionals scattered from beginning to end. What I love about each day is that there is a short passage ... NIV Streams in the Desert Bible
On 8/5 Kara Nichelle wrote: The full-color Biography for Kids by Nancy I. Sanders titled, “Get to Know Jesus” is an excellent Biography for kids. From a perspective of a Children’s Pastor, I would say that how it is written is done very well for kids. I enjoyed reading it because it was so simple. Certain things that ... "Get to Know Jesus" Biography by Nancy I. Sanders
On 6/25 Kara Nichelle wrote: The NIrV Adventure Bible for Early Readers published by Zondervan is not only a fun Bible for kids but very simple and practical for easy learning. This hardback version is in full color and is easy to follow. From a Children’s Pastor’s viewpoint I would most likely purchase these Bibles ... The NIrV Adventure Bible for Early Readers... get it for your kids!
On 6/2 Kara Nichelle wrote: Be prepared for another great adventure when you read, Merlin’s Nightmare, by the talented Robert Treskillard. This is the 3rdbook by Treskillard in the Merlin Spiral. Merlin’s Nightmare takes place when Arthur is 18. Merlin has a family whom Arthur grew up with and their life drastically ... Merlin's Nightmare by Robert Treskillard is amazing!
On 4/22 Kara Nichelle wrote: Twirl: A Fresh Spin at Life, is a fun, lighthearted book that gives insight into the busy and difficult tasks that come our way in life. Patsy Clairmont writes in a way that makes one feel as if she is talking right to you over a cup of tea or coffee. She shines a light into the dark moments that many ... Patsy Clairmont's "Twirl: A Fresh Spin at Life"
On 4/2 Kara Nichelle wrote: Essential Atlas of the Bible is a great way to understand the life, culture, and world of the time before and after Christ. This book is great for visual learners as it has multidimensional, full color maps, color photographs, as well as charts, and weather roads. What I found to be the most helpful ... Essential Atlas of the Bible, Carl G. Rasmussen
On 1/13 Kara Nichelle wrote: Once again, Robert Treskillard, has done an impeccable job captivating readers into the second book of The Merlin Spiral in, Merlin's Shadow. You will be swept right back up into the action packed story that began in Merlin's Blade.I could not help but read late into the night as the battle against ... Merlin's Shadow by Robert Treskillard
On 12/8 Kara Nichelle wrote: Messiah: Origin, is the first in a volume artistically telling the Gospel. This book is beautiful, and breathtaking artistically. The writing is simple and may disappoint those who want the full written text like a book. But to a visual learner, this book will be a great way to read the origin of our ... Messiah- a stunning, artistic portrayal of the Gospel
On 11/24 Kara Nichelle wrote: In the book of Merlin's Blade by Robert Treskillard, action, the battle against good and evil, and mystery will keep you in suspense as you read about Merlin before the time of King Arthur. Although the book is about a time that many associate with magic, Treskillard, writes a beautiful perspective ... Merlin's Blade- Robert Treskillard
On 10/22 Kara Nichelle wrote: This is the first book review that I have done about any type of fast, diet, or physical way of living. I wanted to branch out and review other books as a way of not getting stuck in a rut.The Daniel Cure by Susan Gregory and Richard J. Bloomer, is most likely a good book for those desiring to truly ... Book review: The Daniel Cure
On 9/30 Kara Nichelle wrote: This fictional book, The Merciful Scar, by Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue, is filled with a message of hope. The characters have depth, and their stories are much like our own. Filled with pain and heartache, you will be caught up in the desperation the characters feel when ... The Merciful Scar- Rebecca St James and Nancy Rue
On 7/22 Kara Nichelle wrote: The NIV Leadership Bible is a good devotional Bible that comes with 15 minute devotions that you can read for up to 52 weeks out of the year. I particularly liked the short insights that are on many pages that pertain to leadership styles/profiles ... The NIV Leadership Bible
On 5/16 Kara Nichelle wrote: I have been delighted with the Simply Delicious Amish Cooking book by Sherry Gore. The book as a whole is put together very well, with the real life stories strategically placed along certain recipes. The recipes are easy to make and remarkably delicious too! In some sense I felt like I have pieces ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking, Sherry Gore
On 4/24 Kara Nichelle wrote: Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne is packed full of hard-core truth. There will be moments when it feels like a brick hit you over the head as you realize the moments you became an accidental Pharisee. Perhaps you are one now. Other times you will realize that the church as a whole has received their ... Like a ton of bricks! You must read Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne
On 3/4 Kara Nichelle wrote: Lysa Terkeurst is an open book and raw to the core in the Unglued Devotional, revealing some of her most vulnerable and ugly days. What I found was most helpful for me was that through her honesty I was able to recognize again that I was not the only one that struggled with dealing with my emotions in ... I like this!! Lysa Terkeurst's Unglued Devotional
On 11/15 Kara Nichelle wrote: This book was an easy read which encouraged me greatly. 10 Christians Everyone Should Know gives a brief overview of ten unique and diverse individuals that most of us have heard about in one way or another. One of the things that I loved about this book was the fact that they all followed Jesus and ... "10 Christians Everyone Should Know"
On 8/2 Kara Nichelle wrote: This book by far is one of my favorites for this summer! The instant that I began reading the book I could not put it down. I found myself caught up into Lopez Lomong's life. I imagined what his home may have looked like, remembering the red dirt roads and people from my own trip to Africa. It was amazing ... Running For My Life- Lopez Lomong
On 6/6 Kara Nichelle wrote: Jonathan Falwell does a good job writing about the ministry of Christ in his book, The Ministry of Christ 1000 Days. If you are looking for a book that goes into more depth about this topic you may be a little disappointed. I know that I was. I was hoping to hear more insights into the deeper meanings ... Book Review: The Ministry of Christ, 1000 Days
On 2/2 Kara Nichelle wrote: A book review to share with you all. Read, enjoy and let me know what you think of the book once you read it. Ronnie Floyd uses his passion and zeal to write Our Last Great Hope in such a way as to bring a beacon of light to the mission of all followers of Christ. By using personal examples, much ... Our Last Great Hope: Awakening the Great Commission, Ronnie Floyd
On 10/3 Kara Nichelle wrote: "With" is an extraordinary book that describes how individuals relate to God. Skye Jethani begins with the four ways that most tend to relate to God, which are "under, over, from, and for God”. These were nothing knew to me having grown up surrounded by individual's who in one form or another related ... "With. Reimagining The Way You Relate To God" by Skye Jethani