Book Spotlight Archive
The American Catholic Almanac is a daily digest of stories about 365 Catholics who made an impression in American history from colonial times when being a Catholic was dangerous, to our majority Catholic Supreme Court. Here's what
John Guy retells the life of St. Thomas More through the lens of his favorite daughter, Margaret, in A Daughter’s Love. Review by Rhonda Ortiz.
These Beautiful Bones is a collection of essays about 7 different aspects of the human body and its functions in light of JPII's Theology of the Body talks. Jen Steed recommends it to anyone who would like
Do you bring Christ to your workplace? If you work for a faith-based organization, the answer to that question may be an easy “yes.” However, the vast majority of Catholics and Christians work in secular institutions. What
Brace yourself for what Sarah Reinhard considers to be one of the best books of 2013. In 7 Secrets to Confession, you'll find a transformative book well worth reading, sharing, and rereading.
Randy Hain is an award-winning author, yes, but he is first and foremost a devoted family man. You’ll read that on the back cover of his books, including his latest, Something More: The Professional’s Pursuit of a Meaningful
I discovered a new world last year, which isn’t so remarkable, given how much I read. I have a soft spot for a story well-told, and now that I have a budding reader in my home, I’ve
If your little ones are anything like mine, they are full of questions about Heaven and what happens after death. For example, in the poignant category, “Are your eyes open in Heaven?” Or, “Will I see you
This week, the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of the Assumption of Mary into heaven. The holy day took on special significance to me this particular summer. For the past five years or so, I’ve been hearing about Immaculee
When I reflect back on my days a younger Catholic mom, one of my fondest memories is the role that the magazine Catholic Parent played in our Domestic Church. I remember reading Editor Woodeene Koenig-Bricker’s reflections each
I’m so happy to share my recent conversation with Emily Stimpson, author of the fantastic new book The Catholic Girl’s Survival Guide for the Single Years: The Nuts and Bolts of Staying Sane and Happy While Waiting
I’m not a big makeover kind of gal. I’ve had one or two pedicures, and while they’re fine, I’d just as soon invest that money in a half-hour on horseback or a really great steak. My idea
If you’ve been paying attention here on the blog, today’s Book Spotlight interview subject likely sounds familiar. Our friend Sarah Reinhard featured Faith at Work: Finding Purpose Beyond the Paycheck last week and we’re even giving you a
Around 18 months ago, my husband asked me what Catholic business books there were. I found seven to recommend but I felt like there was something missing. The two books I’m sharing with you today fill that
I will always remember the first time I met my friends Greg and Jennifer Willits. I was a budding podcaster with something like three episodes under my belt, which were largely inspired by Greg and Jennifer’s groundbreaking