CPE 2019 – Nicki Corinne White

Sharon Wilharm with Nicki Corinne White at CPE 2019

I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but I love creative titles and beautiful books. Nicki Corinne White's book It's Not About the Pie; A Fresh Look at Hospitality definitely draws me in with it's fun title and its beautiful cover and layout. The Bible teaches us the importance of…

CPE 2019 – Kathryn Graves

Sharon Wilharm and Kathryn Graves at CPE 2019

Kathryn Graves' tagline is "Chasing Beautiful". It's a perfect description of what she does, helping women in their search for true beauty. Her book Fashioned by God combines her love of fashion with her desire to help women grow spiritually. Fashioned by God is a 30-day devotional that combines wardrobe advice and spiritual applications. In…

Jesus in Me – Book Review

I've grown up in the church and read thousands of Christian books in my lifetime, and yet, it wasn't until recently that I was introduced to books on the Holy Spirit. First, I discovered Catherine Marshall's book The Helper. Then I met Sarah Bowling and read her book, In Step With the Spirit. They piqued…

A Redesigned Life – Book Review

A Redesigned Life by Tracy Steel is a book that speaks to my soul. The subtitle is "Uncovering God's Purpose When Life Doesn't Go As Planned". Now, who can't relate to that? I love the premise of the book. Tracy Steel was an interior designer who thought she had her entire life mapped out. Then…

CPE 2019 – Susan Neal

Sharon Wilharm and Susan Neal at CPE 2019

Author Susan Neal and I connected with AWSA right after I first joined. She was looking for reviews of her new book and found out I did book reviews. I read her Healthy Living Series: 3 Books in 1 and loved it. She's authentic and real. She talks about the struggle of wanting to eat…

CPE 2019 – Linda Goldfarb

Sharon Wilharm interviews author Linda Goldfarb at CPE 2019

Industry events are so often divine connections. Such is the case with Linda Goldfarb. She's a friend of a friend, actually, a friend of several friends, and we were introduced at the Christian Product Expo because they wanted to make sure I got to know her and interviewed her. After our initial small talk, she…

Something Needs to Change – Book Review

I discovered David Platt's Radical book a few months ago and fell in love with it. He expressed perfectly many thoughts I've had about the church. I couldn't wait to read more of his books, so when I was invited to be a part of his new book launch team, I jumped at the opportunity.…

CPE 2019 – Erica Wiggenhorn

Erica Wiggenhorn was one of the first authors we lined up to interview at Christian Product Expo. Her book Unexplainable Jesus released with Moody Publishers in June. Unexplainable Jesus is a devotional Bible study, an in-depth study of the life of Christ as revealed in the book of Luke. It's an 8-week study broken up…

Finding Lady Enderly – Book Review

Finding Lady Enderly is unlike any other book I've read. It feels like classic literature, like you're discovering a treasure that's been tucked away for all these years and just now discovered and released.

Book Review: When You Need to Move a Mountain

When You Need to Move a Mountain book review

As I prepared to lead our women's prayer retreat, I read dozens of prayer books including When You Don't Know What to Pray by Linda Evans Shepherd, so I was excited when I got the invitation to review her newest book. I like both books, but this one really resonates with me. When You Need…