Reviews by Kim Wells
On 6/26 Kim Wells wrote: Refreshingly authentic and vulnerable, The Way of Letting Go, by Wilma Derksen is a moving story of a woman, a mother, in the midst of unimaginable pain. The writing is superb. So superb that it often reads more like a chilling novel than a memoir. The wisdom and humility in the author's words are ... Speaks not only to the heart, but also to the soul. A powerful book!
On 3/15 Kim Wells wrote: Many of us wonder while in difficult circumstances or trying times what the purpose is – as in, why we are experiencing what we are experiencing. I can imagine that Esther Fleece wondered that many, many times. I’m not certain that we ever get a full understanding of the why of our circumstances. ... A powerful book on lament and forgiveness
On 2/17 Kim Wells wrote: "The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small." - Mother Teresa I loved this book more than I expected to. I'm always wary when I pick up a book from an unknown author. I appreciate excellent writing and, because I read so many books, I have pretty high expectations ... This book will stay with you - and you will be so grateful
On 12/8 Kim Wells wrote: The cover of this Bible is very similar to the NIV one, however it has a beautiful teal on the spine and corners. It’s the same canvas as the other, but the colors seem more vibrant and the canvas background under the leaves is more cream colored than the other (which has a definite blue/purple tint). ... NKJV Journal the Word Bible - A Review
On 12/8 Kim Wells wrote: The cover is a dark taupe canvas (with a bit of a blue tint) with leaves in various colors (blue, green, pink, brown). The spine of the Bible is a beautiful dark blue. The cover is thick and sturdy. The margins are about two inches and are lined. The pages are light cream colored and this is a single ... NIV Journal the Word Bible - A Review
On 11/14 Kim Wells wrote: “Our love of one another is the greatest measure of our faith.” (p189) Brandon Hatmaker’s new book, A Mile Wide, is more than a call to a deeper faith – it’s an invitation into kingdom living. It’s an invitation to live a life modeled after Jesus – filled with love, grace and mercy. The ... Such a powerful book!
On 11/5 Kim Wells wrote: I've reviewed several Bibles this past year, but this is my favorite one so far! The Wonders of Creation Holy Bible in the NIV is stunning and perfect for kids to learn to interact with the Scripture in a fun and creative way! Here's a list of what is included in this Bible: Over 50 pages of black-and-white ... Wonders of Creation Bible - A Review
On 10/14 Kim Wells wrote: So …this Bible. It’s fabulous! The cover is a beautiful turquoise with a gold and white circular floral pattern with touches of black and pink butterflies. They also have a pink covered Bible that has the same pattern. It has a sturdy hard cover and a beautiful pink band to use as a bookmark ... Bible for Girls: Journal Edition, A Review
On 10/2 Kim Wells wrote: I have been a fan of Natalie Grant for a very long time. I’ve sung her songs at Christmas and Easter and many, many Sundays in between. As a singer and songwriter, I always appreciate an artist who writes their own songs – especially when they are as well written as Natalie’s. I’ve followed ... Finding Your Voice - A Book Review
On 9/3 Kim Wells wrote: “When we forget about what God has done, it makes us doubt what He can do.” (p132) Play With Fire, by Bianca Olthoff, is such a treasure of a book. It felt like more than just a book though. It felt like a soul opening up and sharing the deepest parts of a heart made whole. This is real life right ... Such a beautiful book - real, raw and personal stories from a masterful storyteller!
On 8/24 Kim Wells wrote: "The world will tell you how to live, if you let it. Don't let it. Take up your space. Raise your voice. Sing your song. This is your chance to make or remake a life that thrills you." (p104) If only I had better words, I could express how much this book meant to me. I knew it would be special, ... Shauna's Best Book Yet! Absolutely beautiful and life-giving!
On 5/22 Kim Wells wrote: What a sweet little Bible for toddlers! This tiny treasure is just the perfect size for little hands and the pictures are fantastic. The cover is padded and sturdy, the pages are thick, and the size of the book is small enough that tots can hold it and turn the pages themselves (we all know that toddlers ... Sweet Little Bible for Little Hands and Little Hearts
On 4/11 Kim Wells wrote: “How to Live in Fear: Mastering the Art of Freaking Out” by Lance Hahn is truly an exceptional and important book for anyone who struggles with panic, fear or anxiety or anyone who loves someone who does. The book is organized in three parts. The first: My Story walks through the author’s story ... How to Live in Fear - A Book Review
On 3/21 Kim Wells wrote: I Can Learn to Pray by Holly Hawkins Shivers is a phenomenal resource for families, churches and especially homeschools. Besides the fact that it’s a beautiful hardcover book, it is filled with 52 weeks of devotions on the subject of prayer. There are seven sections in the book covering topics such ... I Can Learn to Pray - A Book Review
On 3/1 Kim Wells wrote: In The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership, Jenni Catron uses the Great Commandment to establish four aspects of great leadership. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 Using these four dimensions – ... The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership – A Book Review
On 1/29 Kim Wells wrote: My kids and I have been using Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling, 365 Devotions for Kids for the last year as part of our homeschool week so when I heard that she was coming out with a new devotional for kids I jumped at the chance to review it. This new devotional, Jesus Today, has the same format and style ... Jesus Today (Devotions for Kids) – A Book Review
On 1/14 Kim Wells wrote: I was so thrilled to receive this Bible to review! I have five kids, two of them are in the age range that this Bible is intended for (they are 8 and 9) and I know this will be a really helpful tool for them. Kids love to pray – they just do. Sometimes I feel that they have a natural instinct to ... Big Dreams Big Prayers Bible for Kids
On 1/9 Kim Wells wrote: I am so thrilled to recommend the book Rest Assured by Vicki Courtney to any women who struggles with never really feeling rested or at peace. I devoured this book in less than three days because I just really needed it that badly. I have read several books by Vicki Courtney, but this one was by far ... Rest Assured - A Book Review
On 12/29 Kim Wells wrote: Jesus Is For You by Judah Smith is a small little gift book filled with beautiful pictures, stories and verses that all communicate the truth that Jesus is entirely and completely on your side and in your corner. I love Judah Smith. I love his passion to help all people realize how deeply God loves ... Jesus is For You - A Book Review
On 11/30 Kim Wells wrote: I have several books about the history of the carols of Christmas, so I was extremely excited to receive this book by Andrew Gant on the subject. The Carols of Christmas is a VERY detailed look at the history of our favorite carols. While I definitely learned many interesting facts that I’ve never ... The Carols of Christmas - A Book Review
On 9/28 Kim Wells wrote: First of all, this is a beautiful Bible. The cover is a lovely turquoise with pink and orange chevron at the bottom and around the spine and back. The inside is beautiful too. There’s quite a bit of pink, but even those girls who are not so girly would love the print, the chevron and the adorable ... NIV Bible for Teen Girls - A Review