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Lord of the Flies Centenary Edition



Comparison Girl – Shannon Popkin

Comparison Girl provides a guide for a seven week Bible Study focusing on resisting comparison and judgment. The conversational tone of the text coupled with the easy to navigate lessons make this text a great guide for individual or small group study.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Kregel Publications, no other […]

The Hiding Place – Corrie ten Boom

The Hiding Place is an amazing book that chronicles the ten Boom Family’s work with the underground saving Jewish families from the Nazis during World War II by hiding them in their home. Ultimately, the family is arrested and the second half of the book shares daughter Corrie’s experiences in confinement including her […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Our Favorite Easter Book

This review was originally posted on April 1, 2015,

Reading this book has become a special Easter tradition for our family.

The Flowering Cross was a very quick favorite for our daughter. It is a touching Easter story which focuses on the transformational power of God’s love.

Katie is a six year old little girl […]

Because – Mo Willems

Because is a beautiful tale that shares the impact of music, the power of hard work, and the importance of having a dream. This book is truly magical and could be used in so many different ways within the classroom to further instruction or simply be enjoyed as a fantastic read aloud story. Because is […]

Damn Delicious: 100 Super Easy, Super Fast Recipes – Chungah Rhee

I originally found Chungah Rhee’s blog (Damn Delicious) and was delighted with the results whenever I tried one of her recipes. Then I found her cookbook which includes some favorites from the blog as well as many other outstanding recipes. Although all of the recipes are fairly straightforward, each one has a complexity of the […]

Raising Successful Teens: How to Help Your Child Honor God and Live Wisely – Jeffrey Dean

Jeffrey Dean has a new book! Raising Successful Teens provides biblically based insights and practical advice for parents of teens. This book specifically focuses on the challenges of growing up in a world driven by the internet and social media and how parents can provide direction and support. This one is a winner!

While this […]

The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray

Today our daughter is serving as a special guest blogger!

I really enjoy reading, and one of my favorite books is The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray. Filled with fun plot twists, this book keeps you at the edge of your seat. I love the fact that this book celebrates the power of a girl’s […]

Way Back Wednesday – First Day of School

Today is our daughter’s first day of middle school, and the message of The Dot seemed the perfect way to start the year. Looking forward to a great one!

The Dot is perhaps my favorite picture book of all time. The Dot introduces us to Vashti a little girl who is not very eager […]

The Book of Comforts: Genuine Encouragement for Hard Times – Faires, Faires, Wernet, and Wilder

The Book of Comforts is a very special book. Whether you use it for short daily readings or simply read it, the power of God’s promises are beautifully shared. This book would make a wonderful gift for a family member or friend who is dealing with difficulties.

While this complimentary book was provided for review […]

Finish First: Winning Changes Everything – Scott Hamilton

Finishing First focuses on the importance of not being afraid to fail. It actually details why it is so important to fail…So you can learn how to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and try again. Written in a conversational tone, Hamilton’s book is a quick enjoyable read that packs a strong punch of wisdom.