Archive for January, 2014


The Scriptorium Daily


The Scriptorium Daily.


Dar49 Daily.

The Scriptorium Daily


The Scriptorium Daily.


Dar49 Daily.


Thin Places
Thin Places by Diane Owens Prettyman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Interesting. I was drawn into the story right from the beginning. At first I was disappointed that the main character isn’t a female, rather is a male inmate. He is an interesting character, though, flawed but with sparks of goodness fighting to get out. Somehow I liked him enough to keep reading.

Then I met the strong female, Chloe. Wow, she’s impressive! Boat captain extraordinaire!

I loved feeling like I was there in Washington enjoying time out on the ocean.

The story kept me engaged and wondering how all the bits and pieces would fit together. Even when I had figured out the ending, I didn’t know how the author was going to get there. I enjoyed the ride.

If you’re looking for a nice adventure, I recommend Thin Places.

Full disclosure: I was given this book for honest review.

View all my reviews

The Scriptorium Daily


The Scriptorium Daily.


Dar49 Daily.


Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book started out so funny that I couldn’t read it as my quiet-down-to-sleep-book. But that didn’t last long. I can’t remember why I felt bored but I did. Finally the book started moving and the humor was back. Of course, the ending was bittersweet.

For someone raised in church, a Christian who read the whole Bible, I found this book very well done, very well, researched, and though it is based on serious issues, Christopher Moore was able to lighten it up and insert one possibility in the life of Christ. Hey, he could’ve had a friend. That friend could’ve been named Levi or Biff. We don’t really know about the years from infancy to 30, do we? Sure there is the occasional story. But there is a huge gap.

At one time I read The Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden, but not the whole book. I do remember a part where Jesus went to the riverside to make bird of clay and then blew life into the creatures and they would fly away. So the bit about the lizard in Lamb cracked me up.

Because of the boring parts I nearly rated this book four stars. But I know I will remember this book for quite a while with fondness. So five stars it is. I believe that Moore did the impossible. He took sacred writings and lightened them up and yet never got too far from the actual messages of love and redemption.

Registered my paperback copy with BookCrossing.com BCID: 927-12455390

View all my reviews

The Scriptorium Daily


The Scriptorium Daily.


Dar49 Daily.

Let's talk

Vibe alone for a while

CatrionaIsCrazy

Botulism doesn't pay the bills.

Let's talk

A platform to express and exchange

Emeka Ofili

Inspiration and gospels

Jes Biz Lady

Your Daily Dose Of Inspiration

Jevannel's Blog

Learning thru Happy Living | Personality Development and Self-Care

Top Interest

Anything Fun Is What I Aim For.

Chi's Pen

Pen to Paper

Life Enrichments

Enrich Your Life

A visual journey

Relax! Let your eyes wander and quiet your mind with some visual therapy. A picture is always more than you can see. You will also find my own illustrations, animations and sometimes short stories. You never know what you will find so make sure to come back.

Scuba Hank NYC

Scuba Diving Around The World

Wakeup Thankful

Uncovering the Law of Attraction and Manifestation

The Christian Tech-Nerd

-Reviews, Advice & News For All Things Tech and Gadget Related-

Make It With Dave

Affiliate Marketing Help and Advice

%d bloggers like this: