Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Book Review and Giveaway: The Brotherhood by Jerry Jenkins Series #1

Genre: Fiction/Christian/General

Publisher: Tyndale

Publication Date: February 2011

Reviewed by Shellie Bailey

Boone Drake is a young cop at the Chicago Police Department and his life seems to be going along perfectly just as he planned. He is married to the love of his life with a young son. He loves his job and gets along well with his partner. He is on the right track to reaching his goal of working for the Organized Crime Division.

         All is perfect until one incident changes Boone’s world forever. A tragic accident makes Boone rethink everything in his life, including his relationship with God. When Boone comes face to face with the leader of a gang, he starts to rethink his bitterness and his life. He begins to rethink his hard heart and open his mind to see what God can do.

        I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. I found it captivating, engaging and thought provoking. This is a story that reaches deep down in us all and makes us think. How would we react? What would we do if thrust in the situation of the character? The Brotherhood will make you contemplate, maybe cry and defiantly want more. I highly recommend this novel for anyone who loves cop drama or a novel that will evoke deep emotion in you.


      One life lesson I took away from this book was to think about what is important and how we need to cherish those things over all others. Sometimes we get so busy with our plans and the daily grind we forget to stop and reflect on God’s plan and what is really important in this life.

     Jerry B. Jenkins is a best-selling author of more than 175 books. Some of these titles are Riven, The Left Behind Series, The Last Operative, John’s Story. He owns the Christian Writers Guild and Jenkins Entertainment. He and his wife Dianna live in Colorado and have three grown sons and six grandchildren.


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**Book Recieved from Publisher for review purposes. All opinions expressed above are my own. I was not required to write a positive review.**

Be sure to leave a comment  (about this book, another one of Jerry Jenkins books or even something you would like to ask the author about the book) below by midnight Tuesday February 8th, 2011 for your chance to win a copy of this book! **Family, Tyndale employees and their familes are not eligible to win.**

Check back on this blog, Facebook or my Twitter page where I will annouce the winner Wednesday Februray 9th!! You can also leave your email/website on your comment and I will contact you and let you know if you have won.

7 comments:

  1. LOVED the Left Behind series, and have read some of his other stuff too. Please enter me :)

    joanne(at)joannesher(dot)com

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  2. I was impressed with Jerry Jenkins interview on Title Trakk. His background of his father being a cop, and even a drug sting in which Jenkins was involved undercover, was really cool!

    www.SarahElisabethWrites.com
    me@sarahelisabethwrites.com

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  3. I have not read any of his books, but afer reading your review of this book,I think I would enjoy reading his books. acptuser(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  4. I haven't read anything by this author before, but this book looks like something I would enjoy. I would love to read it.

    Laceymatt26@yahoo.com

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  5. my 2 sons have totally enjoyed the left behind series and i would love to give this to them too.

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  6. LOVED The Left Behind Series AND Are We Living In The End Times... and Anxious to get a copy of The Brotherhood

    carolyn_hittle@yahoo.com

    CAROLYN HITTLE

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  7. I am a huge fan of Jerry b Jenkins work and cannot wait to read The Brotherhood!

    bentoboxdeluxe@aol.com

    from josh rollins

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