Reviews by Valerie Matheny
On 12/1 Valerie Matheny wrote: A Year With God: Daily Readings and Reflections on God’s Own Words By: R.P. Nettelhorst A Year with God is a daily devotional book. There are 365 entries, one for each day of the year. Hence the title. Each entry has a Scripture with words from God. Something that He told His people. Something that ... A Year with God
On 10/4 Valerie Matheny wrote: The Treasure of God’s Word: Celebrating 400 years of the King James Bible Compiled by: Jack Countryman This is a neat little gift book or coffee table book. It’s about the King James version of the Bible. I can’t remember the last time I read out of a KJV. It’s been years. When I was ... The Treasure of God’s Word
On 9/29 Valerie Matheny wrote: Seeds of Turmoil: The Biblical Roots of the Inevitable Crisis in the Middle East By: Bryant Wright We make decisions everyday. Some of them are minor and petty, like deciding whether to have Apple Jacks or Frosted Flakes for breakfast. Others are huge and could change our lives forever, like deciding who you are going ... Seeds of Turmoil
On 8/26 Valerie Matheny wrote: Let’s Do Lunch! By: Roger Troy Wilson I wasn’t sure how I would like this book when I first signed up to review it. I’ll admit it was much better than I expected. Wilson had some very good ideas and pointers for changing your habits and losing weight. My favorite tip he gave was frozen ... Let’s Do Lunch!
On 8/6 Valerie Matheny wrote: Beyond Opinion: Living the Faith We Defend Author and General Editor: Ravi Zacharias Looking for a brain stretcher? Or maybe a book that makes you rethink how you defend your faith? Or some practical advice on how to relate to an atheist or a Muslim when sharing the Gospel? Read this book. It was absolutely ... Apologetics Must-Read!
On 6/13 Valerie Matheny wrote: A Girl’s Guide to Life By: Katie Meier Growing up, I remember reading books that were written for teenagers. Dating books and such. And I remember wondering whether the concepts they were telling me about were really how they were in real life. Because they would all say it was real, but so do the ... A Girl’s Guide To Life
On 5/29 Valerie Matheny wrote: Prayer has always been one of my weaknesses. For some reason it has always been difficult for me. I’m not sure why that is. I’ve never done a whole lot of study on it, and I don’t have near as much personal experience with it as I should. Having said that, I wasn’t sure how much of this book ... Mystically Wired
On 5/13 Valerie Matheny wrote: This book was nothing like anything I’ve ever read before. The format is very unique: almost like a fiction and a non-fiction rolled into one, but I’m not going to expound on that anymore, because I don’t want to ruin it for you. =) The book begins in first person from the author’s point of view, ... The Heart Mender
On 4/30 Valerie Matheny wrote: Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life Edited by: Bryan Curtis For a long time, I have been a collector of quotes. So when I saw a quote book up for review, I was pretty excited. =) This book is a compilation of a few hundred quotes all centered around the concept of success. Topics included are making ... Classic Wisdom...
On 4/21 Valerie Matheny wrote: I have heard John Maxwell speak live before, and he is truly one of the greatest speakers I’ve ever heard. So I was expecting a lot from this book, especially since it was on communication. The book is divided into two parts: Connecting Principles and Connecting Practices. So you get the general thought ... Everyone Communicates, Few Connect
On 3/2 Valerie Matheny wrote: It’s time for another book review for Thomas Nelson! I will admit that I wasn’t super excited about this book when I signed up to review it. I basically chose this one because it sounded better than all of the rest of the choices. But I’m glad I got it. The book is set up as a conversation between ... A New Outlook on Holiness
On 2/6 Valerie Matheny wrote: (3rd edition) I was so excited about getting this book. As soon as I requested it, I couldn’t wait for it to come in. The book is divided by the books of the Bible. Each section contains a brief overview in one or two paragraphs. Then, the author, date, and literary themes and structure are discussed. ... Nelson's Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts
On 1/23 Valerie Matheny wrote: This is Your Brain in Love was a very interesting book. Dr. Henslin is a marriage counselor who takes an unconventional approach to marriage problems. He says that many of the relationship problems we face are actually because of brain problems, whether they be imbalances or injuries. He discusses four ... This Is Your Brain In Love
On 12/23 Valerie Matheny wrote: Obstacles Welcomeby Ralph de la VegaThis book tells the story of Ralph de la Vega as a Cuban immigrant. He came into this country when he was 10 years old completely alone. He lived with strangers for 4 years before the rest of his family joined him in the United States. De la Vega went on to get an ... Obstacles Welcome