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The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

On 5/2 morphsrose wrote: I LOVE the new Living Lights Berenstain Bears books. They teach lessons about living life for God. God Made You Special is no exception. In typical charming style, Mike Berenstain teaches children an important lesson about uniqueness. When Sister and Brother have a visit from a cub who is different in ... Book Review: The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

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4 Stars

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Precious Moments: God Watches Over Me

Precious Moments: God Watches Over Me

On 3/20 morphsrose wrote:   I recently had the privilege of reading this book to my daughter during our devotions. It’s a lovely little book with prayers, poems, and readings about the different times God watches over us. The reassuring words are complemented with the beautiful Precious Moments artwork in soft, relaxing, ... Book Review: Precious Moments God Watches Over Me

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4 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

On 2/7 morphsrose wrote: Recently I received a new book from BookLook. I was super excited to share this one with my daughter. I read it to her and for days, she was finding shapes in the clouds. But that isn’t all she learned. The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag is a book that teaches children about bragging. It helps ... Book Review: The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

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4 Stars

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 12/7 morphsrose wrote: This year is the first year that we are celebrating Christmas with children. Several years in the past, we thought we would be, but unfortunately it didn't happen. The Christmas season has been so exciting, busy, and full of blessings for this mommy's heart. Our little girl saw this book when I first ... The Legend of St. Nicholas: Book Review

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4 Stars

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NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Women

NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Women

On 9/16 morphsrose wrote: We live in a society full of people who are busy and rushing all the time. One of the hardest parts of a Christian life seems to be having regular devotions. For the last 3 or 4 years, I've read through the Bible once each year. This Bible makes it easy to do just that. It breaks the Bible into 365 daily ... Review: Once a Day Bible for Women

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4 Stars

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Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

On 8/30 morphsrose wrote: Samantha Sanderson On The Scene is a great new book by Robin Caroll following the life of Samantha, a 7th grade cheerleader and school paper journalist who is much like any other typical teenager who likes to shop, text, talk about boys, and hang out at the mall. However, Sam has a nose for sniffing ... Book Review: Samantha Sanderson On The Scene

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3 Stars

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Plain Faith

Plain Faith

On 6/2 morphsrose wrote:   When I got the opportunity to review this book, I thought that it would mainly be a motivational religious book with some interesting tidbits of Amish life. Boy, was I wrong! This book tells the life story of an Amish couple who felt led by God to leave the Amish community and to worship Him ... Book Review: Plain Faith by Irene & Ora Jay Esh

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4 Stars

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Letters to Katie

Letters to Katie

On 4/24 morphsrose wrote: Sometimes things don’t work the way we plan. Things happen and life changes. Sickness comes. We search for answers. Letters to Katie is a typical Amish love story in many ways, down to the expected happy ending. It tells of Katherine, a young Amish girl who had expected all of her life that Johnny ... Book Review–Letters to Katie

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3 Stars

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Second Chances

Second Chances

On 6/17 morphsrose wrote: My mom read oodles of Max Lucado books while I was growing up. She loved his style of writing, and as my reading tastes have matured, I have grown to love it as well. Second Chances is no exception. Mr. Lucado paints with vivid word pictures stories of lives that have been changed by the grace of God. ... Book Review–Second Chances by Max Lucado

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3 Stars

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The Sky Beneath My Feet

The Sky Beneath My Feet

On 4/7 morphsrose wrote:   Do people have expectations of you? Are they realistic? As a child who grew up in a missionary/preacher’s home, I totally understand the pressure that surrounds the life of a family in ministry. All eyes seem to be on you, and it seems as though you should be “practically perfect in every ... Book Review: The Sky Beneath My Feet

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4 Stars

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Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

On 2/6 morphsrose wrote:   Do you remember the days when cell phones and computers had no part in your day. If you want to talk to someone, you had to stand near the phone, hopefully not get too tangled in the cord, and call them. Sometimes, you would even get a busy signal. That sound is a sound of an era gone by. In ... Chocolate Covered Baloney Confessions of April Grace–Book Review

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4 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 1/1 morphsrose wrote: What if your child had visited Heaven and returned to tell you about it? Would it change your life? It changed the lives of the Burpo family, along with the lives of many others who were inspired by the book they wrote, Heaven is for Real. Since I really enjoyed reading that book, I was quite willing ... Book Review: Heaven Changes Everything

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3 Stars

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The River

The River

On 1/1 morphsrose wrote: The river. There is something powerful about it. The river calls some to explore, while others are hesitant to venture out into its powerful waters. For Gabriel Clarke, the river is a terrifying force. It took his father from him years ago in his childhood. However, over and over again, he seems to ... Book Review: The River

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4 Stars

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Simply Grilling

Simply Grilling

On 4/18 morphsrose wrote: As a member of the BookSneeze book review group, I get chances to review all kinds of books. I was super excited to find that they even have cookbooks available for review, so I jumped at the chance to review Simply Grilling by Jennifer Chandler. My husband and I love to grill, so this cookbook filled ... Simply Grilling (book review and recipe)

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4 Stars

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 3/16 morphsrose wrote: The most recent book that I received from BookSneeze is From Blah to Awe: Shaking Up a Boring Faith by Jenna Lucado Bishop (Max Lucado’s daughter). When I first read the title, I knew that this was a book I would enjoy reading. When I received it in the mail, peeled open the flap on the envelope, ... Book Review: From Blah to Awe

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4 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 1/14 morphsrose wrote: As a part of the BookSneeze book review team, I recently received a copy of Heaven is for Real to read and review. There had already been quite a buzz about this book, and I was eager to read it for myself. Heaven is for Real is the true story of a young boy’s trip to heaven while he was the subject ... Heaven is for Real: Book Review

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 10/1 morphsrose wrote: I was thrilled to receive a copy of this book to review. The vibrant illustrations, Max Lucado’s vivid writing, and the durability of this book make it perfect for the little tots in your life. Hermie is a happy, little, green caterpillar who thanks God for his blessings all throughout the day. This ... Thank You God for Blessing Me: Book Review

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5 Stars

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Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

On 8/31 morphsrose wrote:   Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door captured my interest from the first paragraph. It is written for teens, but I found it relevant to myself as well. This book, co-authored by Josh McDowell & Bob Hostetler was written to address the common myths people have about Christianity. ... Book Review – Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door by Josh McDowell & Bob Hostetler

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5 Stars

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 6/29 morphsrose wrote: A Conversation With God for Women by Marcia Ford is a practical book for women with questions. It provides insightful information straight from the Bible on questions that many of today's women have. Included are questions such as "Jesus, why was a virgin birth necessary?"; "The Bible, what can it teach ... Book Review – A Conversation With God for Women by Marcia Ford

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3 Stars

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 2/21 morphsrose wrote:   When I have my daily devotions, I enjoy reading a devotional book along with Scripture. This book gave me the perfect opportunity to do that. Unto the Hills is a page-a-day devotional book written by Billy Graham and published by Thomas Nelson publishers. In this book, Rev. Graham reminds ... Book Review – Unto the Hills Devotional

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4 Stars

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Precious Moments Storybook Bible

Precious Moments Storybook Bible

On 12/30 morphsrose wrote: The first thing that I noticed as I browsed through this story Bible was the beautiful illustrations. Sam Butcher’s drawings are captivating and give little eyes plenty to look at, little minds plenty to think about, and little imaginations a whole new world to dream about. Each picture is bordered ... Precious Moments Storybook Bible (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 12/10 morphsrose wrote: I have always been a fan of Max Lucado’s personal writing style, so I leapt at the oppurtunity to review this book. I was glad that I did. Max Lucado wrote Outlive Your Life to inspire believers to have the vibrancy, the world-changing belief, and the courage that the early church had. He uses illustrations ... Outlive Your Life

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4 Stars

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 10/4 morphsrose wrote: Let’s Do Lunch by Roger Troy Wilson is a motivational book about eating right and losing weight. It is published by Thomas Nelson publishers. This is not a typical diet book. Rather, it is a practical guide book about choosing the right foods, and learning which foods are harmless, and which are calorie ... Book Review ~ Let’s do Lunch

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3 Stars

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100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

On 8/2 morphsrose wrote: This is the most recent book I received from BookSneeze. I had originally planned to review it and then give it to one of my 5 nephews as a gift. I changed my mind, though. I am definitely keeping this book for myself and for the children I hope to have in the future.When I first opened the package this ... Book Review 100 Prayers 100 Praise Songs

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5 Stars

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Venom and Song

Venom and Song

On 7/26 morphsrose wrote: Venom and Song is the latest book I’ve been reading. It is the second book in the Berinfell Prophecies series by Wayne Thomas Batson and Christopher Hopper. The book is published by Thomas Nelson Publishers and has 384 pages. It definitely captured my interest. Here is the publisher’s description:Now ... Book Review – Venom and Song

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4 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 4/22 morphsrose wrote: I was recently sent this Thomas Nelson publishers DVD to review. This story presents Biblical truths as taught by Bibleman, a superhero in purple and gold spandex. When Bibleman and his team are visiting a church to do a program, a villainous cohort called Chaos shows up, along with his leader, the ... Review – Bibleman: Combating the Commandant of Confusion

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3 Stars

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Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick

On 3/6 morphsrose wrote: The first book I chose to review is Saint Patrick, by Jonathan Rogers. This book is part of the Christian Encounters series by Thomas Nelson publishers, a series that explores the lives of great Christians, including Anne Bradstreet, J.R.R. Tolkien, John Bunyan, and others. Although most Americans ... St. Patrick

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4 Stars

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