Religion Book Reviews (page 7)

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 26, 2016

"A concise, enlightened examination of various perspectives on Christ."
Johnson (Whitey, 2011, etc.) investigates competing religious views of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >
ON LIVING by Kerry Egan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A moving, heartfelt account of a hospice veteran."
Lessons about life from those preparing to die. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"An intriguing, eye-opening spiritual biography."
Even history's most famous conqueror had a soft side. Read full book review >
EPISODES IN VISIONS by Zebron Ncube
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A useful lay resource in a crowded field of biblical study."
An illuminating journey through the final book of the New Testament. Read full book review >
ONE by Henry Hon
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 17, 2016

"A thorough guidebook for fostering faith meetings."
A detailed catechism for organizing small Christian gatherings and teaching sessions. Read full book review >

THE BOAT CAPTAIN’S CONUNDRUM by Tom Corbett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2016

"A longtime policy wonk delivers an engrossing look at his work fighting poverty in government and academic environments."
A veteran of poverty research and welfare reform presents a broad retrospective of his career. Read full book review >
SUDDENLY by William Michael Cuccia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 12, 2016

"A warm, sometimes-silly Christmas story."
An angel's adventures serve to illustrate the spirit of Christmas. Read full book review >
A MIRROR IMAGE by Matt Kellum
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2016

"A mature, compassionate religious guide."
A Christian debut self-help book that uses the metaphor of a mirror to illustrate its advice on spiritual growth. Read full book review >
TELL THEM ABOUT MY LOVE by Milly McDaniel
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2016

"A heartfelt series of Christian meditations, heavy on both Scripture and uplift."
A series of emotionally charged personal readings of Christian Scripture. Read full book review >
CALIPHATE by Hugh Kennedy
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Enlisting significant Arab-language scholarship, Kennedy provides a carefully calibrated, timely chronicle for nonacademic readers."
A mostly nonpolemical survey of the history of caliphates since the death of Muhammad in 632. Read full book review >
BLACKLISTED! by Charles Shannon Mallory
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 10, 2016

"A history, both broad and personal, of social struggles throughout Africa, told with care and depth."
An Episcopal priest reflects on his volatile years spent in Africa and its incredible landscape in this debut memoir. Read full book review >
THE UNVEILING by R. Jeff Collene
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2016

"Original and worthy addition to the growing library on eschatology."
Refreshingly well-read and open-minded exploration of the Book of Revelation. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >