Friday, November 25, 2016

Loved the Whole Thing - My Review of A Portrait of Emily Price

Published by: Thomas Nelson
Written by: Katherine Reay

I love reading all different types of novels, and I love it when I have the chance to read one that is different from others in some way. I was excited to have the chance to read and review A Portrait of Emily Price because it sounded like it would be different from other books and I knew that it was set in Italy.

This book tells the story of a young woman who falls in love with an Italian while he is spending time in the U.S. The woman follows the man home to Italy and finds that his family life is dramatic, that his family members are each facing their own ghosts.

A Portrait of Emily Price  -     By: Katherine Reay

Who the book is for:

Those who are looking for a book that is a bit different from the average romance will find this one to be enjoyable. This is good for older teens and adults.

What I liked:

The characters in this book are very likable - even the more minor characters.

The story is interesting and different.

This book is heartfelt and touching.

What I didn’t like:

There is nothing in this book that I did not like.

My conclusion:

Overall, I enjoyed this book and all that it is.

I give A Portrait of Emily Price 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook Bloggers. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Sweet Book of God's Love - My Review of the Precious Moments Little Book of God's Love

Published by: Tommy Nelson
Written by: Jean Fischer

I loved a certain Precious Moments movie when I was little, so I was happy to have the chance to read and review a Precious Moments book as an adult - and to share that with a niece or nephew, too.

Little Book of God's Love shares poems and Bible verses that tell of God's love in a simple and special way.

Little Book of God's Love  -     By: Thomas Nelson

The illustrations:

The pictures in this book are gentle and sweet, the classic Precious Moments type.

Who the book is for:

This is good for babies and toddlers. Would make a good gift at a baby shower or birth.

What I liked:

I like the fact that the book is focused on God's love.

I like the simple poems and verses.

I like the sweet pictures.

I like the padded cover.

What I didn’t like:

There is nothing in particular that I didn't like in this book.

My conclusion:

Overall, I think that this is a simple and sweet book.


I received this book free to review from BookLook Bloggers. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Touching Story of Forgiveness - My Review of Long Way Gone

Published by: Thomas Nelson
Written by: Charles Martin

I love reading a variety of fiction books, and I was excited to have the chance to check out Long Way Gone. As I was getting ready to read this book and shortly after I started reading it, I heard person after person say about how great it is and I grew more excited about it.

This book tells the story of a man who leaves his father to follow after his own dreams. Hardship befalls the man and he has a hard time going back home.

Long Way Gone

Who the book is for:

Anyone who feels that they are beyond forgiveness or too far gone to go home. Anyone looking for a touching story of family, life, and forgiveness.

What I liked:

There are parts of this story that are really touching, and I almost started crying while reading part of it.

The message is one that is needed and a great one.

The story is written in a special, deep way.

The character is likable.

What I didn’t like:

Parts of the book are a little boring.

I don't know how I feel about the whole "angel" character kind of thing.

My conclusion:

Overall, I found this to be a special book.

I give Long Way Gone 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook Bloggers. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.