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Way Back Wednesday ~ Word of Mouse – James Patterson

This is still a special favorite!

Word of Mouse is a terrific book which features Isaiah the Mouse. Although Isaiah is scared about just about everything after being raised in a laboratory, he is very smart and has a will to succeed. Through a very special friendship with a girl he meets after escaping from […]

Me and Marvin Gardens – Amy Sarig King

Today a special guest blogger (my daughter) is sharing details about her favorite Bluebonnet Award nominee.

Me and Marvin Gardens is a book about friendship and a love of nature. This book introduces us to Obe, who is a boy who loves the outdoors and goes out to their family’s patch of land almost every […]

The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You – Shannan Martin

The Ministry of Ordinary Places is a beautifully written call to action. We don’t have to travel to far off lands to show God’s love to others. We have the opportunity every day in the lives we are living. The Ministry of Ordinary Places is a wonderful reminder of the impact and influence each one […]

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The Way of the Warrior: An Ancient Path to Inner Peace – Erwin Raphael McManus

Erwin McManus explores the path to inner peace using a biblical framework. Each chapter focuses on a specific element of the the warrior’s code. Although written in an easy conversational tone, the subject matter is of depth. I found myself needing to pause to think and reflect upon the thoughts and ideas presented.

While this […]

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is hilarious and heart-breaking. I really enjoyed this book. Eleanor is one of the most interesting book characters I have encountered in a long time. The continual unraveling of Eleanor’s real story as a sub-plot throughout the book makes for a suspenseful story that begs for you to keep reading.

Title:

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Author:

Gail Honeyman

Genre:

Fiction

Publisher:

Pamela Dorman Books

Release Date:

2017

Pages:

336

The One-in-a-Million Boy – Monica Wood

The One in a Million Boy is a beautifully written novel. It chronicles the relationship between 104 year old Ona and an eleven year old boy scout who is assigned to help her with odd jobs around her house in order to earn a merit badge. With time, Ona and the boy develop a special […]

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