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Grit and Grace: Devotions for Warrior Moms – Suzanne Hadley Gosselin and Gretta Kennedy

Grit and Grace is a ninety day devotional that provides encouragement for mothers. The book is filled with short highly relatable devotions that are coupled with a scripture and a prayer. This book would make a lovely gift for a new mom.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Harvest House Publishers, no […]

Secrets of Stargazing: Skywatching Tips and Tricks – Becky Ramotowski

This little gem is the perfect guide for beginning stargazers of all ages. It is filled with details about selecting the right telescope and how to use it. It also provides guidance for successful stargazing. This book is the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys astronomy!

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The Library Book – Susan Orlean

The Library Book is a fascinating book. It details the terrible fire that consumed the Central Branch of Los Angeles Public Library in 1986, but it also serves as a love letter to libraries. It introduces the reader to a variety of different librarians from the past to the present and provides insight regarding how […]

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 […]

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.

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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.


Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine


Gail Honeyman




Pamela Dorman Books

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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 […]

The Case for Christ: Daily Moment of Truth – Lee Strobel and Mark Mittleberg

Still looking for a few Christmas gifts?! The Case for Christ: Daily Moment of Truth is an outstanding devotional which incorporates text from Strobel’s previous Case for Christ resources. I really like the succinct nature of each devotional. They are easy to read and understand yet still have a great deal of substance. This devotional […]

The Better Mom Devotional: Shaping Our Hearts as We Shape Our Homes – Ruth Schwenk

Popular blogger Ruth Schwenk has just released a new devotional. No matter what stage of motherhood you may find yourself, this devotional is a wonderfully uplifting and encouraging resource. Each devotion includes scripture, a short narrative, a prayer, and a couple of questions for further thought and reflection. This one is a winner!

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Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Family Devotional – Marty Machowski

Prepare Him Room is a delightful guide to implementing gospel focused traditions for your family during Advent. This lovely book includes weekly scripture readings as well as Christmas activities and songs. It would be a wonderful early Christmas gift for a family with young children.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New […]