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Grace Revealed: Finding God’s Strength in Any Crisis – Fred Sievert

Grace Revealed: Finding God’s Strength in Any Crisis


Grace Revealed is an uplifting collection of real-life stories that highlight God’s amazing grace.  The transformations within these stories are truly inspirational and remind the reader of God’s incredible power of redemption.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by LitFuse Publicity Group, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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Blogging Holiday

We are enjoying Spring Break with our little lady this week.  My next new post will be published on March 19th.

Christy (50th Anniversary Edition) – Catherine Marshall

Christy (50th Anniversary Edition)


This historical fiction text is based on the mission work the author’s mother did in her youth.  The story pulls in the reader within the first few sentences, and the book just gets better and better as your read it.  Knowing very little about the realities of life in the Appalachian Region, I learned quite a bit as well.  After reading Christy, I understand why it is such a beloved book by so many.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by LitFuse Publicity Group, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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The Not-So Scary Snorklum – Paul Bright

A fun story that provides an unexpected twist.  The Scary Snorklum is really not as scary as he seems.  His transformation when day becomes night surprises the mole, rabbit, and badger who believed that they might be the Snorklum’s dinner.

The Not-so-scary Snorklum Book Cover The Not-so-scary Snorklum
Paul Bright, Jane Chapman,
Juvenile Fiction
January 1, 2011
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Love Monster and the Scary Something – Rachel Bright

Love Monster and the Scary Something


Love Monster books are always a treat, and the most recent edition to the collection is no exception.  Love Monster and the Scary Something tackles the subject of being brave enough to face what you are afraid of no matter what it might be.  In Love Monster’s case, he is afraid of the sounds during the night when he has a hard time falling asleep.  Love Monster ultimately finds out that the night sounds are really nothing to be sacred of after all.
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The Koala Who Could – Rachel Bright

The Koala Who Could provides a powerful message about getting out of one’s comfort zone and trying new things.  Kevin the Koala is not very willing to change, but when a situation arises that demands him to change, it helps him grow and enjoy life even more.  A great story coupled with darling pictures makes this one a winner!

The Koala Who Could Book Cover The Koala Who Could
Rachel Bright
Animals
Scholastic Press
2017
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Way Back Wednesday ~ Love Monster and the Perfect Present – Rachel Bright

This post was originally published on February 18, 2015.

Love Monster and the Perfect Present is the sequel to Love Monster which I previously reviewed and loved.  Although the cute, colorful love monsters are appealing to young children, this book is also enjoyable for big kids.  The story explores what makes a “perfect present”.  In the end, the love monsters learn that a truly meaningful gift is one that comes from the heart.

Love Monster and the Perfect Present Book Cover Love Monster and the Perfect Present
Rachel Bright
Juvenile Fiction
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
October 14, 2014
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Way Back Wednesday ~ Love Monster and the Last Chocolate – Rachel Bright

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Although this is not specifically a Valentine’s book, this story is a sweet one!

Love Monster is such a cute character.  I was excited to see that he is now featured in a number of books.  Love Monster and the Last Chocolate is a very sweet story that focuses on the importance of being a good friend and the rewards of showing kindness to others.  We loved this one!

This post was originally published on February 10, 2016.

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate Book Cover Love Monster and the Last Chocolate
Rachel Bright
Juvenile Fiction
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
December 15, 2015
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Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me About What’s Worth Fighting For – Michele Rigby Assad

Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me about What’s Worth Fighting For


I was expecting to really enjoy this book, but it disappointed.  The selection and training details related to CIA agents were very interesting, but the descriptions of her deployments had me wanting more.  Additionally, Assad is a Christian and tries to incorporate her beliefs into her story telling with limited success.  It really felt forced rather than a fluid part of the story she was sharing.  The final portion of the book was the best part and details Assad’s work in helping Christians escape from Iraq to Slovakia.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Tyndale Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

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