Amy Lockwood

BIO: Born and raised in Michigan, Amy is a proud wife, mother, and Christian. She currently teaches 8th grade Language Arts, where she can show her nerdy tendencies in her love for punctuation, book discussions, descriptive words, and parallel structure. She also enjoys reading, shopping, spending time with her family, and eating really delicious food.

Amy’s Top Books of 2021

Reshaping it All by Candace Cameron Bure Typically, I do not care for nonfiction books, but this was a great read and deserves to be in my top 5 for 2021!  I loved the book because it was very practical.  It blended tips for improving yourself physically and spiritually.  There …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Magic of Motherhood by Ashlee Gaad

Rating Title: The Magic of Motherhood: The Good Stuff, the Hard Stuff, and Everything In BetweenAuthor: Ashlee GaadPublication: April 4, 2017Publisher: ZondervanGenre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, MotherhoodPages: 238 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Motherhood can often feel overwhelming and isolating. You find your feelings swinging between joy and uncertainty, …

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BOOK REVIEW: It Rained Warm Bread by Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet

Rating Title: It Rained Warm BreadAuthor: Gloria Moskowitz-SweetPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Square FishGenre: Children’s Fiction, Holocaust Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads A middle grade novel in verse about Moishe Moskowitz’s Holocaust survival story. Moishe was thirteen when the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939 and he was sent …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling

Rating Title: The Christmas PigAuthor: J.K RowlingPublication: October 12, 2021Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.Genre: Children, Fantasy Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) One boy and his toy are about to change everything… Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig. DP has always been there for him, through good …

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BOOK REVIEW: Sawdust and Mistletoe by Michelle Pennington

Rating Title: Sawdust and MisteletoeAuthor: Michelle PenningtonPublication: November 14, 2017Publisher: Independent PublishingGenre: Romance, Clean RomancePages: 188 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) By December first, Ava Grisham is already sick of Christmas. Unfortunately, she has to survive decorating for her boss’s wealthy clients so she can …

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BOOK REVIEW: Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Rating Title: Girl Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Yourself so you can Become Who You Were Meant To BeAuthor: Rachel HollisPublication: February 6, 2018Publisher: Thomas NelsonGenre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, Christian FaithPages: 240 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Title: The Tattooist of Auschwitz Author: Heather MorrisPublication: September 4, 2018Publisher: HarperCollinsGenre: Historical FictionPages: 249 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads: In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a …

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