Book Reviews, Books, Poetry

Poetry Review: The Salty River Bleeds by Stephen Page

Page's writing is as gritty as the sandy prairie and he does not shy away from coarse language or difficult topics. Page has created something raw and gritty that is full of local flavor. The reader can feel the heat of the pounding sun and smell the scent of the farm animals. Life on the ranch is hard and oftentimes painful; as such, Page's writing will cause readers who would prefer to imagine an idealized version of the American West to be uncomfortable. His writing forces his readers to reckon with the harsh realities of life and how we treat the environment. 

Blogging, Book Reviews, Books

When Only Faith Remains: Book Review & Blog Tour

With Luke 2 and 1 Corinthians 13 as reference points, readers will connect their faith in ways that bind them to love and hope in the person of Jesus Christ. While your circumstance may differ from Mary’s, the similar deepening of faith through heartache and suffering and hope and triumph will inspire you in your identity, calling, and destiny in Christ.

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Blogging, Book Reviews, Books

Charles Babbage & Ada Lovelace: Inventing the Computer (#BookReview & BlogTour @raresources)

The partnership of Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace was one that would change science forever. They were an unlikely pair – one the professor son of a banker, the other the only child of an acclaimed poet and a social-reforming mathematician – but perhaps that is why their work is so revolutionary.

Blogging, Book Reviews, Books

Visions of Zarua (Audible Fantasy Book Review @raresources)

I found this book to be fresh and unique because the author combines my favorite elements of fantasy with an engaging and suspenseful mystery. I was on the edge of my seat and I couldn't stop listening as I waited for Padren and his friends to unravel the suspenseful plot that involved murder most foul in the wizarding world. 

Books, Disability & Accessibility, Diversity, Ministry, Pastoral Life, Writing

My New Book is Now Available for Pre-Order: The UMC and Disability by Rev. Rebecca L. Holland

I am so happy to be able to  announce that my new book The United Methodist Church and Disability: Essays and Practical Ideas for Churches, Clergy, and People with Disabilities is now available for pre-order! The Kindle Version will be released November 25th and the large print paperback version will be released on (or very close to) that date. 

Author Q&A, Book Reviews, Books, Disability & Accessibility, Diversity, Writing

Erin M. Kelly’s Powerful Poetry is Raising Disability Awareness (Author Interview)

In this interview, professional author Erin M. Kelly speaks eloquently and candidly about her writing process, the quest for publication, and where she gets her inspiration. She also offers advice to other aspiring writers with disabilities.