Giveaway Winners

Announcing our winners! Wow!  We had a great turn out for our giveaway this week!  It was so fun to hear about the cool stuff that happened in your life over the last year.  Lots of babies born, weddings performed, amazing trips taken, graduations, new jobs, and reconnecting with family.  So many fun stories. We have randomly selected our two winners who will each receive a full set of my favorite books from 2014.  Congrats goes to: Cheri Cochran Steve Hinkle   I'll be contacting … [Read more...]

Favorite Books of the Year Giveaway

My top books for 2014 Welcome to our largest and most popular giveaway of the year! For the last two days I've been sharing with you my favorite books of 2014.  I was excited this year to do a post on both nonfiction titles as well as fiction books.  There were lots of great books this year to choose from. Today I'm giving away two sets of all the books!  Thanks to all of our publisher friends for hooking us up (B&H Publishing, Baker Publishing, David C. Cook, Hachette, Harper … [Read more...]

My Favorite Books of 2014

My top novels for 2014 As is our tradition around here, I like to share with you some of my favorite books I’ve read over the last year. Yesterday I told you about my top nonfiction reads so be sure to check that post out if you haven’t already. Today is all about fiction! I love discovering new authors, reading novels set in time periods I’m particularly drawn to, and catching the latest release from a favorite author. My list of top novels this year definitely reflects that. It also tips … [Read more...]

My Favorite Books of 2014

My top  nonfiction books for the year We’re at the end of another year so it’s time for me to announce my favorite reads for 2014! This year we transitioned our blog from just fiction to focusing on all books that we carry at LifeWay Christian Stores. For the first time I’m excited to share with you my favorite nonfiction books in addition to my favorite novels (which I’ll post about tomorrow… so come back and see me!). I gravitate to mostly fiction so this year I set a goal for … [Read more...]

Coming This Week

What's Ahead This is always a big week here on Shelf Life.  I'm getting ready to announce my favorite reads for 2014!  It's always fun to look back on all I've read and remember the ones that I absolutely loved.  So here's a look at the week ahead: Tuesday - My favorite nonfiction reads of 2014 Wednesday - My favorite fiction reads of 2014 Thursday & Friday - Our biggest giveaway of the year!   I'll be giving away two sets of all of my favorite books from the past year. Be sure … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Women

Books make great gifts Yesterday I shared some books that could make great gifts for the men on your shopping list.  Today let's look at some options for the ladies.  I've got a combination of popular gifts from Devotionals, Fiction, and general interest. Come see us at LifeWay Christian Stores to see what else we have in store! Devotional Books Portraits of Devotion by Beth Moore ($14.99 sale) From Beth Moore's Personal Reflection Series on the lives of Jesus, David, John, and Paul … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Men

Books make great gifts How is your shopping going?  I hope you're making better progress than me!  I've been slow this year getting started. If you have book fans on your gift list this year, how about I share some ideas with you?  Today I'll be highlighting titles that would be great for the guys in your life.  Tomorrow I'll give you some suggestions for women. Come see us at LifeWay Christian Stores for these books as well as many, many more! Devotional Books A Look at Life from … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winner

Announcing our winner Thank you to all who joined in the fun yesterday with our Beth Moore book and Bible giveaway!  It was fun to hear from all of you as you shared what you enjoy most about the Christmas season. We have randomly selected our winner who will receive the basket of books, a Bible, and tea.  Congrats goes to: Tammy Taylor   I'll be contacting you soon to get your info!     A Heads Up Next week we'll be running our biggest book giveaway of the year!  … [Read more...]

Beth Moore Giveaway

Celebrating the release of latest devotional One of our best selling titles here at LifeWay over the last few weeks has been Portraits of Devotion by Beth Moore.  This is a beautiful 365 day devotional that focuses on the lives of Jesus, David, John, and Paul and will challenge you each day with different aspects of their walks of faith.   Christmas Fun Fact #35:  Devotionals make great Christmas gifts!      Giveaway! To celebrate the release, our good friends at … [Read more...]

What Are You Reading?

Read any good books lately? Happy Monday to you! Even though we're in the throws of a busy holiday season, I hope you're finding some quiet moments to read a few chapters of a new book.  There's something extra cozy about reading by Christmas tree light or a roaring fire.   I've got the tree... just need a fireplace.  Ha! I thought it would be fun to see what y’all have been reading lately and what you have up next to dive into.  Simply answer these three questions: What book did you … [Read more...]