Category Archives: Biography

History as Engaging as a Best-Selling Novel

American Phoenix John Quincy and Louisa Adams, The War of 1812 and the exile that Saved American Independence Jane Hampton Cook ©2013 Thomas Nelson Publisher ISBN 97888-1-59555-541-0 450 pp. with notes, bibliography, index (Hdbk.) John Q. Adams spent five years … Continue reading

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Love No Matter What

Kristian Anderson Days Like These Even in the Darkest Moments, Light Can Shine Through Kristian Anderson with Rachel Anderson©2012 Zondervan Publishers ISBN 978-0-310-32583-3 (Hdbk) 193 pp. Reviewing a poorly written book wastes my time so I seldom bother. Therefore, 99.9% … Continue reading

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An Incredible, True Story

Grace, Miracles and Chocolate Marriot Cole © 2012 Inspiring Voices, Publisher (A service of Guideposts) 1663 Liberty Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403 ISBN 978-1-4624-0188 (soft cover) ISBN 978-1-4624-0187-1 (e-book) Marriot Cole said some folks claimed her incredible story couldn’t be true. … Continue reading

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‘Worthless” Kid Makes REALLY Good.

 Rudy, My Story Daniel “Rudy” Ruettinger ©2012 With Mark Dagostina Thomas Nelson Publisher ISBN 978-0-8499-4839-8   During a stint in the US Navy, Rudy Ruettinger discovered a dream in his gut—to attend Notre Dame and play football for their team. One … Continue reading

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An Olympic Champion Who Didn’t Believe He’d Make It

Redemption A Rebellious Spirit, A Praying Mother, and The Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold Bryan Clay ©2012 with Joel Kilpatrick Thomas Nelson Publishers ISBN 978-0-8499-4827-5 249 pp. Hdbk.  Bryan Clay’s inspirational story starts with an angry kid who always fought … Continue reading

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Humans Were Born to Run and Often Don’t

Born to Run (National Best Seller) A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Christopher McDougall ©2009 Vintage Books (A Division of Random House) ISBN 978-0-307-27918-7  282 pp. (ppbk.) A Mexican tribe, the Tarahumara live … Continue reading

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A Story of a Life Going in the Wrong Direction and God Changed Everything

Pursuit of a Thirsty Fool T.J. MacLeslie ©2011 BottomLine Media 10123 Wm. Carey Dr. Orlando, FL32832 ISBN 978-0-9759997-4-5  (ppbk) 173 pp.  In TJ MacLeslie’s easily-read story, many people will relate to his experiences:       of seeking answers from church people … Continue reading

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