Showing posts from February, 2016

NKJV Apply The Word Study Bible Review

Hello again!
Today I'm here with another book review for a study Bible that I received from the publisher through BookLook Bloggers. This Bible is to be released March 8, 2016.

First of all, just upon first looking at the book, this is a really nice Bible. It's a hardcover book with a very pretty cover. The cover looks the same when you take the dust jacket off, and I personally love that, and the cover is super shiny and nice. The pages are so soft and sleek and feel nice in my hands, yet they're thick and sturdy enough that I don't feel like the page is going to tear when I flip it. It's organized really well and laid out nicely as well. Also, the words of Jesus are in red, which I really like to see.
Looking inside now, I find the study information inside to be extremely helpful. Whenever a new person appears in the text, there is a little blurb on the page explaining who that person was and summarizing what they did. There is also a lot of extra information ex…

The Resurrected Ones by Richard K. Thomas: Review

I received a copy of The Resurrected Ones by Richard K. Thomas from the publisher through BookLook Bloggers in exchange for an honest review.
This book is about those resurrected at the same time as Christ's resurrection to do God's work. Each chapter of the book told a story of one of the three main characters aiding a Believer. The stories in the book take place all the way from Christ's time to present day. Though based on real events, this book is fiction.
I finished this book a few minutes ago, and to be honest I am very happy to be done with it. I did not enjoy this book very much, and I only gave it 1/5 stars on Goodreads. The stories bored me quite a bit, and I really didn't have any attachment to any of the characters. The writing style was hard to get past. All of the sentences were short and choppy, and the author hardly used any pronouns and just repeated names over and over again, which got really annoying. I felt like I was reading something that a child…

January Wrap-Up/ February TBR

This year, I set my Goodreads reading goal for 100 books, which is a little crazy. I know I'm probably not going to make it to 100, but I'm really going to try. I'm okay with not reaching the goal, but that's what I want to work towards.
So far, I'm really happy with my reading this year. I read quite a bit in January since I wasn't working and I didn't start school again until the very end of the month.
Here's what I read in January: Monkeys and the Chair: Josiah's Story by Renee Oppenheim Peacock- 1/5 starsAll Wound Up by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee- 5/5 starsDangerous Love by Ray Norman- 4/5 starsThe Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer- 3/5 starsKeeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen- 3/5 starsThis World We Live in by Susan Beth Pfeffer- 4/5 starsMount Vernon Love Story by Mary Higgins Clark- 2/5 starsPerfect by Ellen Hopkins- 5/5 starsShatter Me by Tahereh Mafi- 4/5 starsRed Queen by Victoria Aveyard- 3/5 starsThe Shade of the Moon by Susan Beth Pfeffe…