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Out of the Pumpkin Shell

October 28th, 2011

Out of the Pumpkin Shell Author: Nancy Werking Poling Website: http://www.nancypoling.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is a book every woman facing midlife should read. It is a story about two recently retired friends, Elise and Hattie (“Hat”), who have just ended (more like imploded) their Chicago school-teaching careers. Leery of the future, especially the part about their impending menopause, they decide to take a journey to Bryson Mills, Indiana, birthplace of Elise\’s mother, Rose. Elise wants to make the trip in order to confront some unfinished family business.... Read More

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy\’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

August 21st, 2011

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy\’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back Author: Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent http://http://heavenisforreal.net/ Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is the true story of Colton Burpo, son of a small town Nebraska pastor who -at age four, during emergency surgery for a ruptured appendix — slips from consciousness and enters Heaven. The book is narrated by his father Todd and is available in instantly downloadable Amazon Kindle format. Colton survives his surgery and soon begins talking about the fact that he briefly died and went to... Read More