CBB Review – The One-Minute Aquinas: The Doctor’s Quick Answers to Fundamental Questions

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Do you find the writings of Thomas Aquinas to be intimidating? Not sure where to start reading in the nearly     3,000 pages of text that he wrote? You're not alone and Kevin Vost has done us all a service with his recent book,The One-Minute Aquinas: The Doctor's Quick Answers to Fundamental Questions.The book is divided into three parts:  How Can We Be Happy - On Earth and in Heaven, God and Who is Christ? Each of these parts is broken down into relative chapters. These are each easily appr … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Kerry Walters

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PETE: As the titles suggest, your books on Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are short but packed with great info on the lives of these two inspiring men. Can you give us some idea of what it took to write these "short" biographies?KERRY WALTERS: In some ways, writing “long” biographies of the two popes would’ve been easier.  The aim of the two books is to offer readers concise but informative and entertaining—and hopefully inspiring—portraits of the two most influential pontiffs of the t … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography)

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This week Franciscan Media sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography) by Kerry Walters . Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 5/02 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: John XXIII (a short biography) and John Paul II (a short biography)

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April 27, 2014 marks the date when two great men in Church history will be elevated to sainthood. Angelo Roncalli, Pope John XXIII, and Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II, both made significant impacts on the Catholic Church and the world during their pontificates. Kerry Walters gives readers easy to digest but information packed sketches on each in his latest books John XXIII: A Short Biography and John Paul II: A Short Biography. You will do well by spending a little time with each. John XXIII … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Courtney Lee

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PETE: For those who have not read your book St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess, you wrote it when you were 13 years old. Can you share with us the story behind the book and why you have such a great devotion to Philomena?COURTNEY C. FILOMENA LEE: My connection to St. Philomena began before I was born. My mom had a difficult pregnancy with me and the doctors told her that I would be born with severe complications. My grandmother prayed to St. Philomena to intercede for … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess

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This week, author Courtney Lee sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of her book St. Philomena: The Story of a Stubborn Little Princess . Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 4/25 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]


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