Monday, October 11, 2010

Good Books To Start My Week

I have a new book to tell you about today that is in my TBR stack that is growing increasingly higher on my desk.  I have enjoyed visiting the author's website and reading about him and his family and about his new book - be sure to visit at billycoffey.com and read the review below!

Tomorrow I will be reviewing another book that I am really excited about for obvious reasons, "I'm Outnumbered!  One Mom's Lessons in the Lively Art of Raising Boys."  Lots of good information and fun reading for moms of boys - which I am!



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Billy Coffey was raised on stories. The first ones came on the front porches of relatives, tales laced with local charm and deep meaning. Then came the stories from people like Max Lucado and Robert Fulghum, who write with a charm and deep meaning of their own. Billy lives with his wife and two children in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. If you drive by his house, you’ll probably spot him on the front porch. If you do, give him a wave. He’ll wave back.


ABOUT THE BOOK

In this debut novel, Peter is a simple man who lives by a simple truth--a person gains strength by leaning on his constants. To him, those constants are the factory where he works, the family he loves, and the God who sustains him. But when news of job cuts comes against the backdrop of an unexpected snowstorm, his life becomes filled with far more doubts than certainties.  With humor and a gift for storytelling, Billy Coffey brings you along as he spends his snow day encountering family, friends, and strangers of his small Virginia town. All have had their own battles with life's storms. Some have found redemption. Others are still seeking it. But each one offers a piece to the puzzle of why we must sometimes suffer loss, and each one will help Peter find a greater truth--our lives are made beautiful not by our big moments, but our little ones. (2010)

To read an excerpt from Snow Day, go HERE.

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Blogger LouAnne said...

I think I need both of those books!! I love reading your reviews!

October 11, 2010 at 9:10 AM  

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