Reviews by Maureen Spell
On 2/21 Maureen Spell wrote: I was surprised when I opened my mailbox one day and found a beautiful, hard-back Bible. I mean, I knew it was coming, but it wasn’t what I expected. It was actually larger than I thought. The cover artwork alone made me want to drop everything I was doing and flip through this book. The Beginning ... Beautiful Book
On 11/8 Maureen Spell wrote: I like to add new Christmas books to our Christmas book basket each year. This year I've added A Christmas Prayer. The first thing I noticed were the soft, whimsical illustrations by Marijan Ramljak. The wonderful pictures paired with the repeating phrases by Amy Parker made this book enjoyable to read. ... A Christmas Prayer
On 9/7 Maureen Spell wrote: The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews is The Butterfly Effect for children. I love reading childrens books, especially if there are real-life people woven into the story. I was not disappointed--this little book is packed with inspiration! The main theme of the book is that actions matter. ... The Boy Who Changed the World
On 7/6 Maureen Spell wrote: For the car-ride home we put in our new video from Tommy Nelson called "Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway? A Lesson in Growing Up With God." I received this DVD as part of the BookSneeze program and was looking forward to seeing this new movie since my girls love Flo and Hermie. (I listened to it while ... Playdough, Park and Hermie
On 5/25 Maureen Spell wrote: I originally thought we would use God's Promises for Girls as a reference when certain situations occurred, but I found that it was difficult to locate where to find the topic in the book quickly without skimming through the table of contents. This book is divided into sections such as God's Promises ... God's Promises for Girls
On 5/3 Maureen Spell wrote: I remember growing up watching Lisa as Blair on The Facts of Life, and have been a fan of hers since then. I've read several of her other books and was looking forward to reading this book. Right away I was drawn into this book because of how open and honest Lisa was in telling about her own struggles ... Wonderful Book!