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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)

See larger image 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 […]

Total Christmas Makeover: 31 Devotions to Celebrate with Purpose – Melissa Spoelstra

See larger image Total Christmas Makeover: 31 Devotions to Celebrate with Purpose It is really easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas and completely lose focus on why we actually celebrate Christmas.  Total Christmas Makeover is a great way to refocus yourself and your family.  This seasonal […]

Mom Strong: How to Fight with All That’s in You for Your Family and Your Faith – Heidi St. John

See larger image Becoming MomStrong: How to Fight with All That’s in You for Your Family and Your Faith Mom Strong is an encouraging, biblically based guide to navigating motherhood.  It is written by popular Mommy Blogger – Heidi St. John, and it is definitely a winner.  Many books aimed at Moms focus on […]

You and Me – Susan Verde

See larger image You and Me You and Me is a terrific book.  This sweet story about friendship is written in rhyming couplet and features darling illustrations from Peter H. Reynolds that truly bring the text alive.  You and Me is a picture book gem that can be equally enjoyed by young readers as […]

The Awakening of HK Derryberry: My Unlikely Friendship with the Boy Who Remembers Everything – Jim Bradford and Andy Hardin

See larger image The Awakening of HK Derryberry: My Unlikely Friendship with the Boy Who Remembers Everything This sweet tale is a quick read, but it will really make you think about the potential you have to positively impact others.  I loved Jim Bradford’s straight-forward account of his unique friendship with HK.  It was […]

Brave Beauty: Finding the Fearless in You (Faithgirlz) – Lynn Cowell

See larger image Brave Beauty: Finding the Fearless You (Faithgirlz) Brave Beauty is a terrific devotional for tween girls that focuses on becoming a courageous and confident girl.  Each devotional entry provides scripture and a story that a young girl can easily relate to plus a short activity.  The final portion of each devotional […]

Some Kind of Courage – Dan Gemeinhart

See larger image Some Kind of Courage Our daughter found the display for the 2017-2018 Bluebonnet Award nominees at the library and has been faithfully reading through them.  Some Kind of Courage has been one of her favorites.  It is a historical fiction book that will literally have you at the edge of your […]

Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life – Eric Greitens

See larger image Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life I recently saw Eric Greitens featured on a news program.  I was intrigued by the path he had taken in life.  He is a Rhodes Scholar and humanitarian leader who decided to join the Navy and become a SEAL.  After serving in Afghanistan […]

Happy Dreamer – Peter H. Reynolds

See larger image Happy Dreamer Peter H. Reynolds is a favorite author, and his new book Happy Dreamer is a delight.  This sweet tale reminds the reader that dreams are meant to be pursued not put on the back burner until the “right time”.  Many a reader will relate to the struggle of being […]

NKJV – The Woman’s Study Bible

See larger image The NKJV, Woman’s Study Bible, Cloth over Board, Pink Floral, Full-Color, Indexed: Receiving God’s Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation The Woman’s Study Bible is a beautiful volume that is specifically geared toward women.  It is a true study Bible and includes many maps, charts, and study notes.  I particularly enjoyed […]