Soul Surfer, A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton with Sheryl Berk and Rick Bundschuh

After having read Gabrielle Douglas's Grace, Gold & Glory, another autobiography by a young Christian female athlete, I decided to check out Bethany Hamilton’s autobiography, Soul Surfer. The book was initially published in 2004, when Bethany was fourteen. Accompanying the opening of the (excellent) major motion picture in 2011, Soul Surfer was re-released with added bonus material in the … Continue reading Soul Surfer, A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton with Sheryl Berk and Rick Bundschuh

Advertisements

So Shines the Night by Tracy L. Higley

From Chapter 1, I couldn't put down this Christian fiction novel, So Shines the Night (March 2013) by Tracy L. Higley. Daria is a young, beautiful scholar in first century Greece. She's also a widow, harboring secrets about her late husband. Lucas is a charming merchant with a gregarious personality, who convinces Daria to flee to his home in … Continue reading So Shines the Night by Tracy L. Higley

Grace, Gold & Glory, My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle Douglas with Michelle Burford

I was faithfully supporting young Gabby Douglas during the 2012 Summer Olympics, from the time she was selected for the only guaranteed spot on Team USA, ’til the moment she made Olympic history as the first woman of color and African American gymnast to win the individual all-around gold. Her tiny but strong frame, her … Continue reading Grace, Gold & Glory, My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle Douglas with Michelle Burford