Review: Lasting Marriage: Discovering God's Meaning & Purpose For Your Relationship by Dustin Heiner with Melissa Heiner

Lasting Marriage: Discovering God's Meaning and Purpose for Your Marriage - Melissa Heiner, Dustin Heiner

Here is what the book is about. Is your marriage living the true meaning and purpose of marriage? Do you want your marriage to last through all that life throws at you? Would you like to see your marriage benefit from having more love, joy, and intimacy?


Lasting Marriage is an encouraging and insightful book that will help your marriage grow and strengthen in love and service to each other. You will learn how your marriage can become one of those success stories you hear about.


You will be more in love with your spouse at your 50th wedding anniversary than on your wedding day. By knowing and applying God's meaning and purpose  of marriage into your relationship, you will have a lasting marriage.


Marriage is the union of two imperfect people into a lifelong relationship together. The truth is that marriage is rough. It is hard to live a long and lasting life with just one person without understanding how marriage was created to be.


People just do not know how to have a successful marriage anymore. The problem is that each and every one of us can be selfish, self-centered, and unloving toward our spouse. Your marriage may look loving and caring from the outside but be unhealthy and hurtful on the inside.


Learn time tested ways to build lasting love into your marriage for a healthy and loving relationship.


Lasting Marriage gives you the wisdom you need to:  Grow closer to your spouse as you grow closer to God.  3 ways to build lasting love in your marriage. Develop deeper levels of intimacy with your spouse. How to prioritize things in your life your life to best strengthen your marriage. Bless each other everyday of your lives together.


Follow the advice of this book and you will see your marriage become healthier, stronger, and more loving than ever before. By implementing these principles into your marriage, you will see your marriage grow by leaps and bounds.


What is stopping you from changing your marriage into a loving, joyful, and encouraging marriage where you and your spouse serve each other above all?


I found this book to be very informative. I did learn a lot from it.


I feel this book is geared more towards couples who are already married and who truly believe in Jesus Christ. People who are getting married should also read this book because it will prepare you for marriage if you want a Christ centered marriage.


A word of advice  make sure you have a bible with you because in this book there are bible verses in it. You  will want to check your bible to see if the bible verses are correct.


Happy Reading Everyone!

Review: Your Flight to Happiness: A 7 - Step Journey to Emotional Freedom by Toni Mackenzie

Your Flight to Happiness: A 7-Step Journey to Emotional Freedom - Toni Mackenzie

Here is a summary of what the book is about. Your Flight to Happiness is a self- help book with a flying theme, taking the reader on a journey which will enable them to release negative thinking and limiting beliefs, and create emotional freedom and happiness from within.

Chapter one tells of how the author found herself at an all time low point in her life, her " plane crash". She then guides the reader through the seven steps she used to rebuild he life and lean how to fly again.

So many people believe they will be happy at some time in the future - when they get a new job, meet a new partner, go on holiday, buy a new outfit,  lose weight... The truth is, happiness does not come from outside experiences or other people, happiness ultimately is an inside job!

Throughout this colour- illustrated book she also shares some of her relevant early childhood experiences,  illustrating  how our subconscious minds become programmed during the first few years of our lives with downloaded information.

This information leads to our beliefs about ourselves, other people, and the world we live in, and we continue to act upon them, often holding ourselves back, believing that we're not good enough, feeling anxious abou the future, fearing that we'll fail...

The exercises and information within the chapters provide the reader with various tools and techniques to change the way they feel by changing the way they think, and ultimately reach their destination of happiness.

Wow this is a truly amazing book. I sure did learn a lot.

I love all of the quotes from different people. I enjoyed how the author shares her life experiences with the reader.

I would recommend this book to everyone. After reading this book you will want to go out and find your happiness.

Looking forward to reading more books by this author.

Happy Flying everyone remember to buckle up!

Review: The Crush Dilemma (Dear Aubrey Book 1) by Susan Hatler

The Crush Dilemma (Dear Aubrey Book 1) - Susan Hatler

Here is a summary of what the book is about. Teen geek, Poppy Pinkleton,  is adding some spice to her junior year of high school: A year of psychological experiments that will 1) Earn her three units of college credit; 2) Give her an outlet to say what she wants, when she wants; and 3) Will NOT include her parents telling her to be the "bigger person."


How you ask? Poppy's gotten the green light from Ms. Peterson, the newspaper head, to write an online advice column for the school.


She's found the perfect name for her alter ego: Aubrey. It means someone who rules with "magical wisdom."


She'll be in control of her online experiment, online identity, and divvy her wisdom to the masses while tracking the results for her mini- thesis.


Now protected by a secret identity, she's got the popular crowd clambering to know what she thinks about fashion, homework, and eek... even sex! And the best part is, her parents and best friends don't know anything about it.


Finally, she can let loose a wild side and speak her mind- right or wrong, without having to meet anyone's expectations.


Soon however, dishing out advice leads to more than Poppy can handle on her own and she must make a choice. Hide behind her alter ego or take the chance that everyone, including the new boy at school, will like her for everything she is.

Which do you think she will choose?


Wow Susan Hatler did it again. I absolutely loved this book.


I found that the story dealt with real issues that teenagers go through in life and in school. It made me want to start my own advice column. The dilemmas that Poppy got herself into and out of and the characters who asked her for advice is what  makes this wonderful reading.


Happy reading everybody!

New Book Release

Perfectly Charming (A Morning Glory Novel) - Liz Talley

I just wanted to let everyone know that there is a new book out by Liz Talley

Title: Perfectly Charming (A Morning Glory book 2)

Author: Liz Talley

Release Date: September 27 th 2016

I can't wait to read this one. It looks like a good one.

Review Friendships Don't Just Happen by Shasta Nelson

Friendships Don't Just Happen!: The Guide to Creating a Meaningful Circle of GirlFriends - Shasta Nelson
 Here is a summary of what the book is about. This essential go- to guide reveals how women can enhance their lives by creating valuable friendships in today's busy mobile world, from nationally recognized friendship expert and CEO of
Every woman is searching for a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life. Many realize the significant role that an intimate, tightly knit circle of friends plays in creating a more fulfilling life, but with hectic schedules,frequent moves, and life changes, it's more important than ever for women to establish natural, meaningful friendships that will contribute to their overall wellbeing.
In Friendships Don't Just Happen!, Shasta Nelson, friendship expert and CEO of,  reveals the most important proven steps, processes, and sercrets vital to establishing the five different levels of friendships, or Circles of Connectedness, that women- no matter their age or relationship status- are longing for in  today's stressful and mobile culture. This revolutionary, engaging guide will also benefit women who already feel rooted to fabulous friends, with insightful principles that will help them maintain and enhance their current friendships.
Full of practical how- to tips, fun activities, guiding questions,and step-by-step instructions, Friendships Don't Just Happen! highlights several areas of developing lasting friendships, teaching women how to:
. Evaluate their current circle of friends 
. Recognize what types of friends they are seeking based on career, interests, location, and relationship status
, Create a prioritized  friendship action plan
. Find extraordinary friends- where to look and how to approach them
. Take initiative to jumpstart friendships and face fears of rejection
. Establish "frientimacy," trust, and happiness through conversation and activities
. Maintain meaningful friendships and determine which ones are worthwhile  

I have belonged to the website   for a long time. It is a great site.

I found this book to be very interesting. I thought it had a lot of good tips about meeting people and making friendships last. I believe every woman should read this book and join the site. I can't wait to read the next book by Shasta Nelson.                                

Review: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Meg Cabot

From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess - Meg Cabot

Here is a summary of what the book is about. Return to the world of Meg Cabot's bestselling and beloved Princess Diaries series in From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess-this time through the illustrated diary of a spunky new heroine: Princess Mia's long lost half- sister, Olivia!

Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is a completely average twelve- year old: average height, average weight, average  brown hair of average length, average brown skin and average hazel eyes.

The only things about her that aren't average are her name (too long and princess themed), her ability to draw animals (useful for her future career as a wildlife illustrator), and the fact that she is a half - orphan who has never met her father and is forced to live with her aunt and uncle (who treat her almost like their own kids, so she doesn't want to complain).

Then one completely average day, everything goes wrong: the most popular girl in school, Annabelle Jenkins, threatens to beat her up, the principal gives her a demerit, and she's knocked down at the bus stop... Until a limo containing Princess Mia Thermopolis of Genovia pulls up to invite her to New York to finally meet her father, who promptly invites her to come live with him, Mia Grandmere and her two fabulous poodles... Maybe Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison  isn't so average after all!

I thought this book was very cute. I could see middle school kids reading this book. I thought it was written very well. I enjoyed the illustrations in the book.

I loved the fact that it was written in the diary format. I think it is good for a 12 year old girl to write her feelings down in a notebook.

The book is written from a 12 year old girls perspective and point of view. There is a sequel to this book called From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess Royal Wedding Disaster by Meg Cabot. Which I will  read and review at  another time.

Review: Switch -a- Wish by M.B. Earnheardt

Switch A Wish - M.B. Earnheardt

Here is a summary of what the book is about. Switch -a- Wish examines the complexity of a stressed relationship through the eyes of partners who are required to live as each other. This unique perspective allows Chris and Amanda a chance to find their way back to the feelings of the love they once shared.

I found this book to be interesting. The author did a great job with the way she wrote it.

I also found this book to be funny. I thought it was a great comparison to the movie Freaky Friday. Where in the movie Freaky Friday the mother and daughter switch lives.

I also thought this book did a great job of pointing out the responsibilities of the roles a husband and wife have in a marriage. It dealt with real life situations. We know that switching bodies can't happen in reality but I found this book to be an eye opener. I would recommend  this book. Looking forward to reading more books by this author.

Review: The Boy with Words by C.E. Wilson

Five Seven Five (The Boy with Words) (Volume 1) - C.L. Wilson

Here is the summary of what the book is about.Two Books in One Volume! (Five Seven Five & Five Seven Six).

White Frost has only ever known the darkness. Everything outside of her closed society is  The Unknown - a strange and dangerous place accessible to only a chosen few.

White's only glimpse of the world beyond comes from her beloved cousin in the form of mysterious collections of words that hint at astonishing wonders. When an accident upends her simple  existence, she's given  an unlikely chance to see the truth for herself.

What she finds is greater and more terrible than she could have imagined, and before long she is forced to make the most important choice of her life: does she accept her safe, limited world that she's known or take a desperate gamble in a world not meant for her with the Boy with Words?

What can I say about this book? I found this book to be intriguing and a little bit strange. I can't imagine going through life in darkness and being lied to all my life the way White Frost did.

This book has some twists and turns and some surprises in it. I thought the author did a great job writing this book. What an imagination she has? I would recommend this book.

Review: Just a Matter of Time: A Young Adult Paranormal Short Story by Charity Tahmaseb

Just a Matter of Time: A Young Adult Paranormal Short Story - Charity Tahmaseb
Here is a summary of what the book is about. Sadie Lin: High school junior Sadie is desperate- to maintain her GPA,  to score high on the SAT's, for her dad to return from Afghanistan.

Time seems to crawl and slip through her fingers all at once. She thinks it's all in her head.

It's not.

Gordon Bakersfield: Gordon- Sadie's ninth grade epic crush- has plenty of time and knows where to get more.

He knows someone has been stealing Sadie's time. And while he's not sure how to stop it, he's hoping to try. But can Sadie trust him?

Only time will tell.

This young adult paranormal novelette is approximately 8,000 words long (-35 pages).

This is the first paranormal book I have read. I found the story to be interesting and cute. Can someone really steal time form you? To find out the answer you need to pick up this book and read it. I thought it was a real page turner I couldn't put it down. I am looking forward to reading more books from this author. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes young adult/paranormal short story books.

Reading Progress

I have read 50%  and I am on part two of the book The Boy with Words by C.E. Wilson. I will be posting something real soon What will it be? Will it be a review or a reading progress update. You will just have to wait and see. Stay tuned!

Reading Progress

This is my last post for this month. Where did the month of June go? I guess it went by faster because I was on vacation  for a while. Anyway I have read 19% of the book Switch - a - Wish by M.B. Earnheardt.  The kindle version of this book  has 64 chapters in it but the chapters are short.  I am really enjoying this book. I will be posting another reading progress update soon.

Reading Progress

I  have read 23% of the book The Boy with Words by C.E. Wilson.  The book is in two parts. I will be posting another reading progress update soon.

Review: An Unexpected Wedding (Treasured Dreams Book 5) by Susan Hatler

An Unexpected Wedding (Treasured Dreams Book 5) - Susan Hatler
Here is the summary of what the book is about. Instead of being an excited bride-to-be, Holly's frazzled beyond belief as she tries to plan her wedding. Her fiancé Dave, says whatever she wants works for him, but she can't get her mom and soon-to-be mother-in-law to so much as agree on a date.

The worst part is that her dad passed away four years ago, and she's heartbroken he won't be walking her down the aisle.

Holly begins to accept the wedding is doomed, but then an unexpected surprise reminds her why she's getting married in the first place.

I enjoyed the story very much. I like how this story talks a little bit about what happened in the previous books in the series. The title of this book is perfect because of the unexpected twist and surprise of the story.


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Wild Animal School - Jenny Lynne
Here is a blurb of what the book is about.


Sixteen-year-old Jessica Rainville's dream of working with exotic animals is about to come true. She's signed up to spend a summer learning to train and care for tigers, lions, leopards, bears, and elephants at an exotic animal ranch. She will pet tigers, train grizzly bears, ride bareback on elephants, and, despite her best efforts, she will fall in love. But Jessica's summer at the exotic animal ranch will test her in ways that she never imagined. And just one mistake can mean the difference between life and death.

WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL is a romantic young adult contemporary coming-of-age novel that is a must-read for animal lovers, especially those who have ever considered a career working with animals, from zookeeper to animal trainer.

I found this book to be a very interesting story. It was a page turner I couldn't put it down. I feel the author is a talented writer. The way the author writes makes you feel like you are apart of the story. While reading this story I pretended to be a animal trainer too. I would recommend everyone should read this book.

Reading progress update: I've read 40%.

Wild Animal School - Jenny Lynne

I have read 40% of the book Wild Animal School by Jenny Lynne.

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How To Start A Conversation And Make Friends - Don Gabor, Mary Power

I have read 75 pages out of 199 pages of the book How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends by Don Gabor.

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