Our Great Big American God: Why You Need This Book

by jessicaturner on August 19, 2014

As a Christian, it can be very easy to live a comfortable faith journey, resting on the laurels of worship music, community groups and Sunday services. I know I have done this in my own life. I think that is why I am so thankful for my husband, Matthew Paul Turner – because he is […]

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A Few Great Reads for Your Summer

by jessicaturner on July 21, 2014

After several months of very little reading (thanks to awful morning sickness and that bone-tired pregnancy exhaustion) I am finally getting back in my grove. I’ve read a few FANTASTIC books that I happy to share with you. The Orphans of Race Point: I ADORED this book. RUN to Amazon or your local bookstore and […]


Introducing My Book

by jessicaturner on June 25, 2014

I’ll admit, this wasn’t quite when I planned to introduce the little beauty I have been working on for the past 18-months. However, since that crazy swimsuit post went viral and many of you saw the book first on HuffPost Parents, I figure it’s time. Actually, before I do that… may I first say thank […]


Our First Chapter Books + Free Kindle Download

by jessicaturner on June 11, 2014

My friend Kristen introduced our family to the Growly series. I bought the first book to read with Elias this fall, and then it sort of fell by the wayside. This summer we are picking the series back up and are so excited. The first book (what we’ve read) is really, really sweet and wonderful. […]


Be Inspired by Rhinestone Jesus

by jessicaturner on May 2, 2014

My friend Kristen’s new book Rhinestone Jesus: Saying Yes to God When Sparkly, Safe Faith Is No Longer Enough released this week and I am anxious to read it because Kristen is one of the most inspirational people in my life. She inspires me to be a better wife. She inspires me to be a […]

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March Reading Update

by jessicaturner on April 2, 2014

February was such a busy month that it wasn’t worth me posting a reading update, but I am happy to share my February AND March reads today. Though it is just three books, it is three AWESOME books. I’ve had a streak of great luck in the fiction department, so if you are a fiction […]


Video: Freefall to Fly with Rebekah Lyons

by jessicaturner on February 10, 2014

This past fall I had the pleasure of chatting with Rebekah Lyons about her book Freefall to Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning, which is an inspiring memoir that will resonate with all women. In today’s video you’ll hear more about her story and why she wrote the book. I think that […]

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January Reading Recap

by jessicaturner on February 7, 2014

Despite the absolute insanity of this month and the hours I have worked, I still managed to fit some reading in. Reading does my soul so good. Does it do the same for you? Chasing Superwoman: A Working Mom’s Adventures in Life and Faith: I was really excited to read this book because like the […]


Giveaway: A Box of Books

by jessicaturner on January 13, 2014

Wasn’t last week fun?! I loved talking books all week long. My reading list is SO long after all those recommendations. Y’all are amazing. And to those who asked, yes, I will do that series again. Pinky promise. In case you missed My 10 Favorite Books, here are all the posts: My 10 Favorite Books […]


My 10 Favorite Books with Nish Weiseth

by jessicaturner on January 10, 2014

I’m a reader, I always have been. Growing up, I had a bookshelf in my bedroom, and it was always packed full of books, all lined up and neatly arranged, but over the years, the space became less and less with more and more books shoved into every spare bit of space. I still can’t […]