The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Screwtape is a senior demon writing letters of advice to a jr. demon on how to tempt his human subject. This is a book I need to read more often. My only complaint is that the insights go by so fast, I fear most of them don’t really sink...
Demon by Tosca Lee

Demon by Tosca Lee

My rating: 3 of 5 stars Strengths When I reached the final chapter, I was fully intending on giving this book a 5-star rating. It is a retelling of the story of the creation and redemptive history through the mouth of a demon. I liked the fact that the Biblical story...
Iscariot by Tosca Lee

Iscariot by Tosca Lee

My rating: 2 of 5 stars Iscariot is a popular book because it presents Judas from a surprising new angle and people always love a new angle. The problem is, it’s an angle that flatly contradicts what the Bible says. The story is very well-written. Tosca Lee is a...
A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker

A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker

My rating: 3 of 5 stars Of all the Ted Dekker books I’ve listened to so far, this has the best storytelling. The characters are interesting, the prose is excellent, and the story held my interest throughout, which is not an easy task. The narrator of the...
A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker

A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker

My rating: 3 of 5 stars After reading A.D. 33, the previous book (A.D. 30) remains my favorite Dekker book. A.D. 33 has its strengths, but it’s not as good as the first volume. Strengths: While I don’t agree with all of Dekker’s interpretations of...