Book Reviews – Biography / Memoir

The Quest for Mary Magdalene

"Who is Mary Magdalene? Historian and writer Michael Haag is on a quest to find out by tracing her story through the centuries. "The Quest for Mary Magdalene" is a tour de force!


Explore the life of James Stuart, the 17th-century king behind a literary translation of biblical proportions - the King James Bible. Author David Teems's "Majestie" is a witty biography of courtship and conspiracy, love and loss, that details not only the absolutist king but the creation of his bible, which is still revered and read today.

7 Men by Eric Metaxas

Bestselling author Eric Metaxas has assembled a stellar lineup of great men "7 Men." Each man's story chronicles his strength and service to others and his communion with God. How will you follow in their footsteps?

Left to Tell and Led by Faith by Immaculée Ilibagiza with Steve Erwin

Immaculée Ilibagiza survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide and shares her journey in two heartfelt books. Amid the horror, she finds God. Letting His love guide and guard her, she moves forward – and ultimately learns to forgive.