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Top Ten of 2015!

It was another great year of reading! In fact, my top ten listing actually includes eleven books this year. I just couldn’t get the list down to only ten books!

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Merry Christmas!

I hope you found a wonderful new book in your stocking this morning!

Blogging Vacation

Our family is looking forward to making our gingerbread house and LOTS of homemade Christmas cookies in the coming weeks. I will be taking a blogging vacation until December 30th. The post on the 30th will feature favorite books from 2015, and a favorite new book will be featured on January 4, 2016.

Best wishes […]

Christmas Favorite – Flashback #4

God Gave Us Christmas begins with Little Cub asking his Mama about who “invented” Christmas. The Little Cub wonders if it might be Santa. Mama Bear explains that God invented Christmas and ultimately takes a journey with Little Cub in order to let him see that God is everywhere and how He gave us Christmas.


Christmas Favorite – Flashback #3

A Magical Christmas is a lovely story written in rhyme. Little Mouse wants to know what exactly is the magic of Christmas. In order to find the answer he goes and asks each member of his family, but each family member has a different answer. Finally on Christmas Day Mommy Mouse shares with Little Mouse […]

Christmas Favorite – Flashback #2

Mary, Did You Know? is a picture book version of the popular Christmas song with the same name. The illustrations are stunning, and the scriptural references on each page along with song lyrics are a thought provoking combination. This is a new favorite for our family!

Christmas Favorite – Flashback #1

Throughout the month of December, I will be re-sharing some of our family’s favorite Christmas books that have previously been featured on the blog.

Today I am happy to re-introduce Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh.

Olive, the Other Reindeer is a delight. Olive is really a dog, but she becomes confused while listening […]

The Smallest Gift of Christmas – Peter H. Reynolds

Our family loves the work of Peter H. Reynolds! We were excited to add his Christmas book to our collection. The Smallest Gift of Christmas is a sweet story that helps to refocus away from the materialism that can overwhelm the celebration of Christmas. A great tale to help set the tone this holiday season.