Friday, February 19, 2010

Hear No Evil Blog Review and Giveaway


Book: Hear No Evil
Author:
Matthew Paul Turner
This book was provided for review by the WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group.
*Comment if you want to enter the giveaway for this book. Drawing will be held the 1st of March!

Summary:
A collection of wise, compelling, and often uproariously funny essays built around the experience of music as a transformational element in a moment of truth, Hear No Evil mines Matthew Paul Turner’s humorous memories of his evangelical youth and invites readers to groove along on his journey.

From attending forbidden contemporary Christian concerts to moving to “Music City” Nashville, Hear No Evil chronicles Turner’s “life soundtrack” which morphs seamlessly into the stories of people, places, and experiences that have taught the music-editor-turned-author some new things about God, forced him out of his comfort zone, and introduced him to a fresh view of grace along the way.

If you’ve ever had the opening bars of a song transport you back in time or remind you of a pivotal spiritual moment, Matthew Paul Turner’s honest—and frequently hilarious—musings will strike a chord. Straight forward and amusing, Hear No Evil is an exploration of a life of faith lived to a personal soundtrack.

Author Bio:
Matthew Paul Turner is a blogger, speaker, and author of Churched: One Kid’s Journey Toward God Despite a Holy Mess, The Christian Culture Survival Guide, and several other popular books. After a childhood in rural Maryland, Turner attended Nashville’s Belmont University, where he received a BBA in music business, and was the editor of CCM magazine before leaving to pursue writing as a career. Turner has written for Relevant, HomeLife, Christian Single, and other magazines. He and his wife, Jessica, have one son, and live in Nashville, Tennessee. Visit his website: www.matthewpaulturner.com.
My Take:
Okay...I have to honestly say...I haven't even cracked this book open...but here is the reason. I JUST RECEIVED IT YESTERDAY!!! I needed to blog on it THIS week...and I didn't even get it until yesterday. So...that is why I have no "my take" for this book. BUT...I DO want to read it. I AM looking forward to it...so as soon as I am done with it, I will repost about it!!! CAN'T WAIT!!!

1 comment:

Robyn said...

Almost forgot to comment on this one. :-)

Please enter me!!!