Uninvited, Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely, by Lysa TerKeurst, is my book club pick for December. I chose this particular book because it is a beautiful, biblical, honest, and witty look at how we process rejection.
The Magnolia Story, my book club pick for November, is THEIR story. It is one of hope and hard work, of shaky ground, of seeking balance, one of losses... and one of Gaines. In essence it is the story of the Great American Dream come true.
What if you walked into a fried chicken diner one day, one random day, and glimpsed a sight of a boy sitting alone at a table, ear pressed against an old boom-box that was held together with duct tape, and braces up his legs... What if?
Great stories, great food, great fun! Cookin' It with Kix ain't your average cook book, because Kix ain't your average guy. Come on over to Delilah.com and check it out!
For August, I've chosen to tell you about a favorite novel of mine, The Shack. Yes, it's been out for several years. Yes, tons of people have already read it. Yes, I've told you all this before!
I want to tell you about a book I ran across lately, and immediately said, "THIS is my next book club pick!" My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, drew me in fast.
Tim McGraw's "Humble and Kind," is my June book club selection. This perfect gift-book brings the power of the hit single straight to the written page, reminding us all to stay Humble and Kind!
My April Book Club selection comes from bestselling author and Bible teacher, Sheila Walsh. Her brand new book The Longing in Me helps us find out why we keep making the same mistakes.
Sheila speaks candidly about the trials in her life, including the heartache of her first marriage, and intertwines her story with the stories from the Bible. Through these stories she makes clear that some cravings are misguided, but they all stem from the same hunger—and they will haunt you until that hunger gets satisfied properly.
If you find yourself constantly reaching out to the wrong people at the wrong times in your own life, The Longing in Me will help you understand that your cravings are not the problem. It’s where they lead you that makes all the difference. Click here to find a wonderful video about the book.
CLICK HERE to purchase The Longing in Me.
Reviews and Recommendations:
“Raw honesty” - Jen Hatmaker, author and TV host
“Touches the heart” - Max Lucado, author
“Sheila has an amazing ability to communicate the freedom and joy that are yours in Jesus, no matter who you are or what you might have gone through in life” - Judah Smith, Author & Pastor
“Be forever changed" - Bobbie Houston, Senior Pastor of the Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia