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The Boy Who Loved Words – Roni Schotter

The Boy Who Loved Words


We love this book! Selig enjoys collecting all sorts of interesting words to keep for himself. After helping a poet complete his work with some of his collected words, Selig discovers sharing his word collection with others is a true delight. This word filled adventure is fun to read, and you may even be able to add a new word or two to your own vocabulary after being introduced to Selig’s collection!
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Bible Promises to Live By for Women – Katherine J. Butler

Bible Promises to Live By for Women


This lovely purse size edition is divided into short chapter-like sections.  Each section focuses on a specific feeling or area of concern and includes a short narrative coupled with a series of Bible verses.  The page set up and text are presented in an artistic manner which enhances the overall look and feel of the book.  This little jewel would be a terrific gift of encouragement for a special woman in your life.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Tyndale House Publishers, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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Why I Didn’t Rebel: A Twenty-Two-Year-Old Explains Why She Stayed on the Straight and Narrow – And How Your Kids Can Too – Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach

Why I Didn’t Rebel: A Twenty-Two-Year-Old Explains Why She Stayed on the Straight and Narrow—and How Your Kids Can Too


This book tackles the myth that all teens rebel.  The author uses her own experiences coupled with  psychological research and in depth interviews to present her case.  Ultimately, eight commonalities are found in homes where teens don’t rebel against their parents or their faith.  These are explained and discussed within the text.  This book was an interesting read and ultimately an encouraging read as a parent of a soon to be teenager.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win – Rachel Ignotofsky

Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win


If you are looking for a Christmas gift for a sports-loving tween/teen girl, this book would be a great pick!  Using the same format as Ignotofsky’s previous best-seller Women in Science, this volume recognizes the athletic achievements of women in sports.  Enjoyable and educational…This one is a winner!

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Random House Publishing, no other compensation was given.  All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life – Marvin Olasky

World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life


This collection of articles is written from a Christian viewpoint and covers a wide range of topics.  Although one can read it cover to cover, it is really more of a reference resource.  Whether you agree with Olasky’s views or not, his writings really encourage one to think.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by LitFuse Publicity Group, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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Bread Illustrated: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-Quality Results at Home – The Editors at America’s Test Kitchen (Editor)

Bread Illustrated: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-Quality Results At Home


If you are interested in learning how to make delicious home-made bread, this is the book for you.  I have loved going thru and trying the recipes in this book.  Everything I have made has been wonderful.  I particularly liked the explanations included with each recipe that explain why the recipe works to give you the result you want.  I also really appreciated the detailed information about ingredients and supplies.  This would make a great gift for your favorite baker!
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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Our family is looking forward to enjoying Thanksgiving week together.  My next new post will be on Monday, November 27th.

Ordinary Graces: Word Gifts for Any Season – Lucinda Secrest McDowell

Ordinary Graces: Word Gifts for Any Season


Ordinary Graces is a lovely devotional that is uplifting and inspiring. The book is divided into four sections: grace, strength, gratitude, and life. Each entry includes a Bible verse and a short story or reflection based upon one specific word from the verse. This devotional would be a wonderful gift for a friend.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by LitFuse Publicity Group, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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Way Back Wednesday ~ Saying Grace: A Prayer of Thanksgiving (Traditions of Faith) – Virginia Kroll

Saying Grace: A Prayer of Thanksgiving (Traditions of Faith)


This post originally appeared November 2013.

Saying Grace: A Prayer of Thanksgiving is a sweet book that describes life as an early settler.  The story itself features a little girl named Grace who struggles to remember her spelling word for school – bounty.  The reader is soon introduced to the world of hardship as well as blessings that colonists encountered.  Saying Grace: A Prayer of Thanksgiving features beautiful illustrations and is a wonderful Thanksgiving book.

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