(Book review) Love Your Work: 4 Practical Ways You Can Pivot to Your Best Career

Reviewed by: Dennis E. Hensley, professor of communication at Taylor University and author of the novel Pseudonym   Introduction Title: Love Your Work: 4 Practical Ways You Can Pivot to Your Best Career Author: Robert Dickie III Publisher: Moody Press Publication Date: 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 215 pages OVERVIEW This book has merits, but it too often fails to get to the point in a […]

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(Book review) Just Look Up

Reviewed by: Aubree DeVisser, a freelance writer for The Waynedale News, SEG-Way News, and a staff writer for The Echo   Introduction Title: Just Look Up Author: Courtney Walsh Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Publication Date: July 4, 2017 Format: Print book Length: 416 pages OVERVIEW Just Look Up is an inspiring, heartwarming story of Lane; a young woman wrestling with her past. Growing up […]

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(Book review) Freedom’s Ring

Reviewed by: Margaret Frye, Professional Writing Major at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana   Introduction Title: Freedom’s Ring Author: Heidi Chiavaroli Publisher: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 386 pages OVERVIEW With a unique setting (Boston 2015 and Boston 1770) Freedom’s Ring is bound to keep the attention of the reader. Freedom’s Ring is centered on two women: Annie, a Bostonian marathon runner […]

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The annual ECLA Libraries Conference will be held on October 14th, 2017. Click here for more information!

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(Book review) Christians in the Crosshairs: Persecution in the Bible and Around the World Today

Reviewed by: Olivia Lauritzen, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Christians in the Crosshairs: Persecution in the Bible and Around the World Today Author: Gregory C. Cochran Publisher: Weaver Book Company Publication Date: September 1, 2016 Format: Print book Length: 208 pages OVERVIEW A biblical perspective of persecution presented in a theologically sound and consistent manner, this book […]

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(Book review) Small Matters: How Churches and Parents Can Raise Up World-Changing Children

Reviewed by: Reviewed by Kayla Houvenagle, a professional writing major at Taylor University. Introduction Title: Small Matters: How Churches and Parents Can Raise Up World-Changing Children Author: Gregg Nettle and Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: 2016 Format: Print book Length: 185 pages OVERVIEW The idea at the core of Small Matters is that children matter to […]

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(Book review) The Bishop’s Family Series

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader Introduction Title: The Bishop’s Family Series, Books 1 and 2 Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher Publisher: Revell Publication Date: The imposter: September 2015; The quieting:  May 3, 2016 Format: Length: The imposter: 320 pages; The quieting: 352 pages Sisters Katrina and Abigail Stoltzfus are highlighted in this series about […]

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(Book review) White: The Restoration Trilogy, Book One

Reviewed by:  Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and log time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: White: The Restoration Trilogy, Book One Author: Denise Weimer Publisher: Canterbury  House Publishing Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 215 pages OVERVIEW In White, the first in a trilogy about historic restoration, preservationist Jennifer, just graduating with her degree, is […]

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