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NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Hardcover, Comfort Print

NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Hardcover, Comfort Print

On 10/18 Treenz wrote: This Bible comes with a hard cover, gold sleeve to keep it in pristine condition.  Slipping it out, it is a beautiful white, hard cover, edition with gold lettering with black.  It doesn't really look like a typical Bible at all.  The size is at 6.5 x 8 x 1.5 inches, which is convenient ... Review of 'Ancient-Modern Bible NKJV' by Thomas Nelson

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5 Stars

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NIV, Journal the Word Bible for Women, Comfort Print

NIV, Journal the Word Bible for Women, Comfort Print

On 10/10 Treenz wrote: This NIV Journal The Word Bible For Women has a really pretty, unique cover - being dark navy (like black) with gold and red floral decorations and the words 'my soul finds rest in God Psalm 62:1. It is a hard cover bible with a cloth feel to it. The spine, also has the floral decoration on it.  It ... Review of NIV Journal the Word Bible For Women by Zondervan

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Spirit-Filled Life Bible, Third Edition, Genuine Leather

NKJV, Spirit-Filled Life Bible, Third Edition, Genuine Leather

On 10/1 Treenz wrote: This Bible is absolutely stunning!  I cannot recommend it highly enough.  It comes encased in a protective heavy cardboard box to protect the exquisite leather edition inside.  It has a thumb index to the side for quick reference, two ribbon bookmarks, maps and concordance.  There ... Review of NKJV Spirit Filled Life Bible Leather Editor - Jack Hayford

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5 Stars

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God Always Keeps His Promises

God Always Keeps His Promises

On 9/4 Treenz wrote: This is a beautiful, hard bound,  illustrated book full of stories teaching children about God, and how they can always count on Him. Each chapter is around 8 spreads of illustration and text and ends with a section 'My Promise To God'. Also a prayer and some scriptures follow at the end.What it ... Review of 'God Always Keeps His Promises' by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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I Am

I Am

On 8/10 Treenz wrote: Oh my! I love this board book!  I love everything about it.  The textured, sparkly cover, the utterly gorgeous illustrations throughout and the incredible topic.  What a fantastic idea to have a children's book on.  Diane has really nailed it with this book - it is easy to read with ... Review of 'I Am The Names Of God For Little Ones' by Diane Stortz Illustrated by Diane Le Feyer

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5 Stars

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Unbridled Faith

Unbridled Faith

On 7/29 Treenz wrote: This is a really sweet book by Cara Whitney - wife of Dan Whitney (A.K.A Larry The Cable Guy), of inspiration thoughts formed around her relationship and observations of her horses.  Full of beautiful full color photographs, complete in a hard back cover, this book would make a fantastic gift for ... Review of 'Unbridled Faith - 100 Devotions From The Horse Farm' by Cara Whitney

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5 Stars

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NIV, The Woman's Study Bible

NIV, The Woman's Study Bible

On 6/17 Treenz wrote: A beautiful edition of the Women's study Bible, this version has over 80 women contributors included, who all come from a variety of cultures, denominations etc. On opening it, noting that the dust cover design is the same as that which is printed on the actual hardcover beneath, it opens to a white ... Review of 'The Woman's Study Bible NIV Full Color' by Thomas Nelson Hardcover edition

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

On 4/19 Treenz wrote: A VERY cool little book full of fun activities and ideas surrounding Bible stories and themes.  Basically it's a collection of activities - it lists what you will need and how to do it, then it has a 'think about this' thought and a scripture.It is aimed for children aged 8 and up.  The activities ... Review of 'The Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations' by Zonderkids

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Vines Expository Bible

NKJV, Vines Expository Bible

On 4/15 Treenz wrote: This Bible includes an adaptation of Jerry Vines expository messages from every book of the Bible throughout it.  Containing more than 300 key word studies are included as well as life application studies, as well as 'Presenting The Message' sections with selections from Jerry's sermon's, this Bible ... Review of NKJV 'The Vines Expository Bible' from Thomas Nelson

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Deluxe Reader's Bible, Cloth over Board

NKJV, Deluxe Reader's Bible, Cloth over Board

On 4/1 Treenz wrote: This Bible is one of the most beautiful looking Bible's that I've seen!  The cloth cover and design is just so stylish and feels amazing.  It would definitely appeal to either male or female, but leans to more masculine in my opinion.  This would make a great gift for a guy. The case it ... Review of 'NKJV Deluxe Readers Bible' Yellow/Gray Cloth over board by Thomas Nelson

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5 Stars

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Stronger than the Struggle

Stronger than the Struggle

On 3/2 Treenz wrote: This book would be good for people new to the idea of spiritual battles in their lives. For those of you  familiar with the topic, this is a reminder of certain principles learned.  The book isn't overly deep and is an easy read.  Havilah threads her own experiences throughout and provides ... Review of 'Stronger Than The Struggle' by Havilah Cunnington

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3 Stars

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Little Critter Little Blessings Collection

Little Critter Little Blessings Collection

On 2/23 Treenz wrote: This book is a collection of four Lil Critter stories: You Go First, It's True!, Being Thankful, We all need forgiveness. 'You Go First' is about Lil Critter always wanting to be first in everything until he goes first into the woods and encounters a snake which changes his perspective about always being ... Review of 'Little Critter Little Blessings Collection' by Mercer Meyer

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5 Stars

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I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine

On 2/18 Treenz wrote: FANTASTIC book!  I enjoyed every minute of this one.  I was so excited to read this as MercyMe is one of my favorite bands and I LOVE Bart Millard's voice.  This book was so eye opening to the horrendous things he went through as a child and through his life.  Had me in tears on so ... Review of 'I Can Only Imagine - A Memoir' by Bart Millard with Robert Noland

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5 Stars

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Easter Love Letters from God

Easter Love Letters from God

On 2/10 Treenz wrote: Another treat from Glenys Nellist! I love this series of 'Love Letter' books and this one, like the others is fantastic.  This time focusing stories on Jesus journey to the cross and resurrection, with beautiful letters from God to the reader reminding of God's great love through everything Jesus ... Review of 'Easter Love Letters From God' Bible Stories by Glenys Nellist

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5 Stars

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The Legends of Easter Treasury

The Legends of Easter Treasury

On 2/2 Treenz wrote:  This is a really gorgeous Easter collection.  The hard cover is textured with sparkly glitter, which really makes this even more special. The first story - The Legend of The Easter Egg has stunning illustrations but for me, the storyline is just okay.  It's about a boy who's sister gets ... Review of 'The Legends of Easter Treasury' by Dandi Daley Mackall, Lori Walburg and Chris Auer

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3 Stars

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ReSYNC® Your Life

ReSYNC® Your Life

On 1/25 Treenz wrote: Well, it certainly says all the right things on the cover to draw you in.. '28 days to a stronger, leaner, smarter, happier you.' You open the book to some praise reviews - the first being from the former coach of the Houston Rockets and LA Lakers.  Samir then starts in the preface with a promise ... Review of "Resync Your Life' by Samir Becic

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3 Stars

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NKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover

NKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover

On 12/18 Treenz wrote: As you would probably know if you have been reading my blogs for a while... to me, the cover and design through the book, or in this case, Bible is just as important as the content. For me, the design of the cover of this Bible, and interior pages, is dated and overly simplistic, or even amateurish, ... Review of 'NKJV Unapologetic Study Bible' by Thomas Nelson

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4 Stars

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Capital Gaines

Capital Gaines

On 12/11 Treenz wrote: Just wanted to start saying I love watching 'Fixer Upper' and I loved their first book 'The Magnolia Story'.  This one for me falls a bit flat.  It felt a bit like it was just riding the opportunity but didn't have a lot to really say that was new.  It refers to the same things from the ... Review of 'Capital Gaines' by Chip Gaines

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1 Stars

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The Beautiful Word for Christmas

The Beautiful Word for Christmas

On 10/27 Treenz wrote: This book is gorgeous to look at!   It features the beautiful hand lettering and illustrative artwork of Kristi Smith throughout, making it a real piece of art for that alone!  The book begins with hand lettered and colored story of Jesus' birth from the Bible artistically written across 50 ... Review of 'The Beautiful Word For Christmas' book by Zondervan

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5 Stars

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The Christmas Code Booklet

The Christmas Code Booklet

On 9/25 Treenz wrote: My first observation on receiving this, to be completely honest, was disappointment.  This is so tiny and thin it really is like a pamphlet type book where I was expecting a normal size book.  That aside, the content is okay.  Nothing too new, however it does bring focus on different elements ... Review of 'The Christmas Code' By O.S.Hawkins

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3 Stars

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NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible, Large Print

NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible, Large Print

On 8/27 Treenz wrote: First impression:  BEAUTIFUL Bible! The cover is cloth over board in a really pretty linen type floral fabric. I love it.  It slips into a cardboard protection cover - you will see that in the photos below. The linen feel of the cover is so nice!It opens up straight to the first coloring page ... Review of the 'NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Large Print Bible' by Zondervan

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5 Stars

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The Mediterranean Love Plan

The Mediterranean Love Plan

On 7/18 Treenz wrote: I really enjoyed this book!  I wasn't sure if it would have something new as I have read a lot of books in my time but I'm happy to report that this book is a real gem. It is full of amazing advice, great ideas and suggestions that are really practical and really interesting information.  I ... Review of 'The Mediterranean Love Plan' by Stephen & Misty Arterburn

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5 Stars

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Princess Prayers

Princess Prayers

On 7/2 Treenz wrote: This book was everything I hoped it would be.  It's pink, its glittery/sparkly, and it has beautiful flowers and princesses throughout.  I love that Crystal came up with this, because so many little girls are into princesses. It's great to make the connection between the princesses and faith ... Review of 'Princess Prayers' by Crystal Bowman

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5 Stars

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Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart

On 6/26 Treenz wrote: I have to start by saying I have several of these Love Letter books already and love them, so was excited to find this one written specifically with girl's in mind.  It is, as expected, utterly adorable!  With dominant purples and pinks throughout, hearts and butterflies - this would be the ... Review of 'Love Letters From God - Bible Stories For A Girl's Heart' by Glenys Nellist

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5 Stars

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Goliath Must Fall

Goliath Must Fall

On 6/20 Treenz wrote: I have to admit, the first thing that drew me to this book was the cool cover design, then the fact that Louie Giglio writes it.  Talking about giants falling definitely piqued my interest also.Louie launches the book in the story of David and Goliath, recreating the scene in a way I had not fully ... Review of 'Goliath Must Fall - Winning The Battle Against Your Giants' by Louie Giglio

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5 Stars

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NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

On 6/8 Treenz wrote: This Bible is very well put together, in terms of visual aids and additional information that is relevant to children.  The cover is attractive and interesting, as is the internal page design.   There is a yellow margin down the edge of each page which contains comments on scriptures and additional ... Review of the 'NIV Kids Visual Study Bible' by Zonderkidz (Hardcover)

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5 Stars

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The Turquoise Table

The Turquoise Table

On 5/25 Treenz wrote: I sat down about an hour and a half ago with this book in hand and have just re-emerged into reality again feeling so inspired, uplifted and excited to get my own "Turquoise Table" too!  This book was a true pleasure to read.  As I started it I recalled another book I've reviewed recently referring ... Review of 'The Turquoise Table' by Kristin Schell

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5 Stars

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The Woman's Study Bible, NKJV

The Woman's Study Bible, NKJV

On 5/1 Treenz wrote:  This beautiful edition of the NKJV comes in a matching box to protect it.  On opening the box, I was excited to catch a glimpse of this Bible inside! It is beautiful! With a cloth over board cover design in pink florals with a solid pink spine and pink shiny page edges, this edition is all ... Review of 'The Woman's Study Bible NKJV' Large Print Full Color Cloth Over Board Edition

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5 Stars

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The Seven Money Types

The Seven Money Types

On 4/18 Treenz wrote: This book's titled really caught my attention from the start. Here's something I've not heard of before - the idea of money 'types'.  The content really delivers too - I found this book really interesting and a fresh perspective on my own money 'type' along with others. The book I have is a paperback. ... Review of 'The Seven Money Types' by Tommy Brown

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5 Stars

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Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation

Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation

On 3/21 Treenz wrote: While the cover is nice, to be honest it doesn't draw me in as much as I would like as the content of this book is FANTASTIC! It was almost like rivers of peace flooding my soul to read it, as everything in it just resonated with me so much. Robert discusses why Biblical meditation is important. How ... Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, for Grandma

Thank You, God, for Grandma

On 3/14 Treenz wrote: This is a cute boardbook with a soft padded cover.  The illustrations throughout are really sweet and colorful.  It does also say thank you for 'nana's, mimis, gigs, grams and grand mommies' too in there to incorporate other names for grandmothers.  I wished they had included 'mom-mom' ... Review of 'Thank you, God, for Grandma' by Amy Parker

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4 Stars

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Hope for Each Day

Hope for Each Day

On 2/24 Treenz wrote: As I fully expected, I LOVE this devotional.   It has depth, it has completely child friendly and relevant topics and themes - I enjoyed reading it as an adult.  The lessons are timeless and really for all in many ways. Each page is labelled as the month and the date, so it works for any year. ... Review of 'Hope For Each Day - 365 devotionals for kids' by Billy Graham

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5 Stars

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NIV Investigator's Holy Bible, Hardcover

NIV Investigator's Holy Bible, Hardcover

On 2/16 Treenz wrote:  Well to review this one - starting at first impressions - this Bible has a really great cover design.  It has a metallic element to the whole color tinting which looks really effective.    It opens up to a 'presented to' page with 'to' 'by' and 'on' lines to be filled in. From there ... Review of 'The NIV Investigator's Holy Bible' by Zonderkidz

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Storybook Bible Gift Edition

The Jesus Storybook Bible Gift Edition

On 2/11 Treenz wrote:  I love how this Bible is laid out. Perfect for children, it is an excellent paraphrase in language children can understand and read.  The Bible starts out titled 'The Story and the Song' as an introduction from Psalm 19 and Hebrews 1. It discusses what the Bible is and why it is special. It ... Review of 'The Jesus Storybook Bible' by Sally Lloyd-Jones Illustrated by Jago

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5 Stars

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Cherish

Cherish

On 1/31 Treenz wrote: This book is a true gem.  I haven't read any of Gary Thomas's other books - this is my first and I must say I LOVED every bit of it.  It is written well and very easy to read and engage in.  There are great examples to illustrate his points throughout.  Plus I love the cover design ... Review of "Cherish" by Gary Thomas

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5 Stars

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The Gift of Jesus

The Gift of Jesus

On 1/12 Treenz wrote: This devotional is a compilation of devotions written by 51 men of God from across U.S.A - mostly southern states.  It is arranged in weeks. Each week is written by a different person and goes from Monday to Friday with one devotion marked 'weekend'.  Each daily devotional has a title, scripture, ... Review of 'The Gift of Jesus' Daily Devotional

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition

The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition

On 12/31 Treenz wrote: I LOVE the look of this Bible! The cover is so stylish and contemporary with a linen type front and back with stylish logo type thing on the front.  It just screamed 'modern' and just is so appealing to me.It has writings within also from Max Lucado, Ravi Zacharias, Randy Alcorn and Louie Giglio ... Review of The Jesus Bible NIV Edition

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5 Stars

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NIrV Love Letters from God Holy Bible

NIrV Love Letters from God Holy Bible

On 12/2 Treenz wrote: I am a fan of Glenys's Love Letter books and have reviewed them in previous posts, so was excited to see she has put out a Love Letter Bible for children too.  With the same illustrative style, what they have done with this Bible is throughout you will find pages which are titled 'Your Love Letter ... Review of 'NIRV Love Letters From God Holy Bible' letters by Glenys Nellist

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5 Stars

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NIV, Journal the Word Bible

NIV, Journal the Word Bible

On 11/18 Treenz wrote: This Bible has a really beautiful cloth type cover on it - really pretty!  The pages are a light cream color, rather than the usual white, which looks really attractive also. The pages are laid out in one column per page and down the side is a lined space for journalling in. The layout of the text ... Review of 'NIV Journal The Word Bible' By Zondervan

Treenz's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Beginner's Bible

The Beginner's Bible

On 10/29 Treenz wrote: I’ve seen this book around for years - or previous versions so I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review this one since it’s pretty close to the right time for my 3 year old.  The ages on the back say 4-8, which I would say is spot on.It is exactly what I was looking for, for my son.  ... Review of "The Beginner’s Bible’ 2016 Ed by Zondervan

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5 Stars

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The Lord's Prayer

The Lord's Prayer

On 10/24 Treenz wrote: I have to say, I LOVE the design of this book and the illustrations.  The cover design is one of the illustrations from the book and in faint grey writing behind is the Lords prayer as the background. It opens up straight into The Lord's Prayer with an incredible illustration of a child's hand and ... Review of 'The Lord's Prayer' by Rick Warren (Boardbook)

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5 Stars

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NIrV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

NIrV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

On 10/18 Treenz wrote:  This is a nice hardcover Bible, measuring  9inches by 5.5 inches by 2 inches - standard type Bible size I would say. The spine design matches the cover focussing on Jesus holding the Boy.  On opening it there is a blank page and then a presentation page with a similar image to the cover ... Review of 'The Beginner's Bible' Holy Bible NIRV version

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3 Stars

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Night of Great Joy

Night of Great Joy

On 10/11 Treenz wrote: The illustrations got me on this one!  I have to admit I was drawn to it initially by the cover which also has glittery texture on it.  Mary's illustrations are just beautiful!Basically it is the story of Jesus' birth presented as a play by children on stage.  The expressions on the children's ... Review of "Night Of Great Joy" by Mary Engelbreit

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5 Stars

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Christmas Love Letters from God

Christmas Love Letters from God

On 9/30 Treenz wrote: I was excited that they have released another book in this style as I have, I think, the first one they did - which wasn't a christmas one and loved it.  This book is just as fantastic as I expected.  This one is a lift the flap style book where the letters from God are under the flap.The stories ... Review of 'Christmas Love Letters From God' by Glenys Nellist

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5 Stars

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One Small Donkey

One Small Donkey

On 9/22 Treenz wrote: I was very excited to receive this book because for a start I love the cover illustration style and secondly I have reviewed Dandi's books before and always loved them.  However I have to admit the story really let me down in this one.  I absolutely LOVE the art work throughout,  Marta ... Review of 'One Small Donkey' by Dandi Daley Mackall

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2 Stars

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NIrV Kids’ Devotional Bible

NIrV Kids’ Devotional Bible

On 9/12 Treenz wrote: This is a standard size hardback Bible.  The cover design is very attractive and contemporary and would work for girls or boys equally.  The text size is standard as per most Bibles. What is different about this Bible, and that I LOVE, is how they have created devotions throughout it, related ... Review of 'Kids' Devotional Bible NIRV' by Zonderkids

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5 Stars

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Itsy Bitsy Christmas

Itsy Bitsy Christmas

On 9/2 Treenz wrote: This is a great looking book. Measuring around 7 inches across and 9 inches down and shaped like the stable, the cover of this board book is beautifully illustrated as you can see! You may not be able to see in the photo but it also has glitter and glitter texture on the roof, the word 'christmas' and ... Review of "Itsy Bitsy Christmas" by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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Miracle in Music City

Miracle in Music City

On 7/30 Treenz wrote: I am so glad to get a chance to check out this book!  And I am so glad books like this are out there.  As a bookworm all my life, I know I would have loved this when I was younger.This book is one in a series of Faithgirlz books written by Natalie Grant - who is also an award winning Christian ... Review of 'Glimmer Girls Miracle in Music City' by Natalie Grant

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5 Stars

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Precious Moments: Happy Harvest

Precious Moments: Happy Harvest

On 7/19 Treenz wrote: This book has a padded cover, it is small in size and good for little hands to hold.  It has a lot of pages for a board book - which impressed me. Precious Moments style illustrations grace each page along with a topic and small verse. As an example the book starts with the heading 'Seasons' and ... Review of the Precious Moments 'Happy Harvest' book by Jean Fischer

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3 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

On 7/7 Treenz wrote: I am not normally a fan of the Berenstain bears however these five books in one I do quite like.  The five books included are:Jobs Around Town:  This is the brother and sister bear looking at all the different jobs people have, questioning what do you think you will be?  It's a fun story. ... Review of 'The Berenstain Bears Caring and Sharing Treasury' 5 Books in 1 by Jan and Mike Berenstain

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

On 6/30 Treenz wrote: I was so excited to receive this new book by Sarah  Young.  We have others of hers and love them.  This book follows suit - we love it!  The cover is adorable showing children walking with Jesus.  I love all the animals through out the illustrations - well, I just love the illustrations! ... Review of Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook by Sarah Young

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5 Stars

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NKJV, American Woman's Bible

NKJV, American Woman's Bible

On 6/23 Treenz wrote: My first impression of this Bible is that it is a nice size - not too big and not too small. The font isn't as small as some other Bible's I've read also - which is nice.  It has a dust jacket which matches the design underneath of the hard cover.  The Bible begins with a dedication page, as ... Review of 'American Woman's Bible' Edited by Dr Richard G Lee

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4 Stars

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Give Your Child the World

Give Your Child the World

On 6/18 Treenz wrote: I was so excited to get hold of this book after hearing so much about it.  I must say, what a valuable and important resource for all parents!  Jamie has presented a wealth of information here and created a go-to resource for parents to choose appropriate, educational, literature books for ... Review of 'Give Your Child The World' by Jamie. C. Martin

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5 Stars

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I Believe in Jesus

I Believe in Jesus

On 6/1 Treenz wrote: Fantastic book! What a great idea! This book lays out the salvation message in a way that children can easily follow and understand.  It starts off talking about who God is, and how Adam and Eve let Satan talk them into doing something God told them not to.  It talks about forgiveness, then ... Review of 'I Believe In Jesus - Leading Your Child To Christ' by John MacArthur

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5 Stars

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With My Eyes Wide Open

With My Eyes Wide Open

On 5/25 Treenz wrote: This is a beautiful, heart wrenching book as Brian ("Head" from the band, Korn) leads us through events of his life following his salvation.  He left Korn to take care of his daughter and so the whole story really is about the things he and his daughter Jennea went through pretty much up to the ... Review of "With My Eyes Wide Open' By Brian "Head" Welch

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5 Stars

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Little One, God Made You Special

Little One, God Made You Special

On 5/6 Treenz wrote: The first thing that drew me to this book was the beautiful illustrative style. The pictures are just stunning throughout this small board book. It is quite a small book, with only 7 board pages including the cover and back cover. The entire content reads: God made you special, little one. There's no ... 5 Stars for Illustrations / 2 Stars for Wording/Rhyming

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4 Stars

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My Little Bible

My Little Bible

On 4/27 Treenz wrote: This is just a small padded hard cover book. The illustrations are colorful and cute.  It has an old testament section and then a New Testament section and basically is just a very short paragraph summary of each story on the left side and then a picture on the right.  It has a simple little ... Review of 'My Little Bible" by Mary Hollingsworth

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3 Stars

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Baby Wren And The Great Gift

Baby Wren And The Great Gift

On 4/11 Treenz wrote: It's a lovely story with a lot of good repetition that is always great for reading aloud with children. This book really focusses on how we need not be jealous or envious of others because we all have our own gifts that God has given us.  When we use our gifts and talents to the best of our ability ... Review of "Baby Wren and the Great Gift" by Sally Lloyd-Jones

Treenz's Rating:

4 Stars

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Forever My Little Boy

Forever My Little Boy

On 4/2 Treenz wrote:  Just a small hardcover book - measuring approx 6 by 6.5 inches, this simple book with great illustrations really is a gem!  It's not really a story as such - it's a combination of scriptures, parental thoughts, poems, and prayers written from the perspective of the parents for their son from ... Review of 'Forever My Little Boy' by Karen Kingbury

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4 Stars

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7 Days of Awesome

7 Days of Awesome

On 3/11 Treenz wrote: I love this book!  This is like a Dr Seuss style with the sense of the fantastical (and what better to describe the God of the universe!) and fun rhyming throughout.  I love how it describes creation giving it the wonder and awesomeness it truly deserves!  Here's an example:"If it wasn't ... Review of 'Seven Days Of Awesome' by Shawn Byous

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5 Stars

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I Can Learn to Pray

I Can Learn to Pray

On 3/2 Treenz wrote: This is a great little devotional! I'd say probably for children aged 5 and up.  One thing I really like about this book is that each section is for a week so you could break it up through the week or just focus on the prayer each day and if you miss a day or two it's not a problem either.  The ... Review of 'I Can Learn To Pray' by Holly Hawkins Shivers

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Angels in the Bible Storybook

Angels in the Bible Storybook

On 2/25 Treenz wrote: I must admit, as an artist, the artwork in on the cover first drew me to this book - it is exquisite! The unique size of it of 6.5 x 8 inch hard cover and the beautiful design throughout just makes this book a real delight even for adults! So now onto the content - what it actually is is an account of ... Review of 'Angels In The Bible Storybook'

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Jesus Today Devotions for Kids

Jesus Today Devotions for Kids

On 2/18 Treenz wrote: This is an attractive book - it's hard cover just feels nice in your hands and the design is simple but appealing.  I was excited to get this devotional as I've heard great things about it and also already have another of her devotionals 'Jesus Calling' that my toddler loves looking at the pictures ... Review of Jesus Today Devotions For Kids by Sarah Young

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The Legend of the Easter Robin

The Legend of the Easter Robin

On 2/2 Treenz wrote: I love this series of 'legend' books around different celebrations.  I have the Legend of the Candy Cane and the Legend of The Christmas Cookie - both also by Dandi and I believe I have reviewed them on this blog, so was excited to receive the newest addition which focusses on Easter this time. ... Review of 'The Legend Of the Easter Robin' by Dandi Daley Mackall

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I Am

I Am

On 1/26 Treenz wrote: Aside from the beauty of this in being a hard cover edition, the first thing I noticed or felt was the texture of the cover - the glitter is raised on the front panel only giving a sparkling 3D type effect which looks great! Flicking through this book is colorfully illustrated in Disney style characters ... Review of "I Am 40 Reasons To Trust God" by Diane Stortz

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NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition

NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition

On 1/15 Treenz wrote: With all the things going on lately relating to end times prophecies I was excited to get this Bible.  A beautiful hard cover edition, it is full of charts and further study information around the scriptures. According to Hagee the Bible was designed to help the following:* Understanding God's prophetic ... Review of NKJV Prophecy Study Bible - John Hagee Special Editor.

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Waiting Here for You

Waiting Here for You

On 1/7 Treenz wrote: I so wish I had this book for advent just gone by! I was looking for something like this as I'm the person that loves having an advent calendar and really maximizing the season to it's fullest with a focus on Jesus' birth. This is what I was looking for. A beautiful designed book - it is fairly small ... Review of Waiting here For You An Advent Journey Of Hope by Louie Giglio

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The Entitlement Cure

The Entitlement Cure

On 12/14 Treenz wrote: The title really caught my attention with this one as I've not heard anyone speak or write on this topic prior to this book so I was interested what this was all about.  The concept of Entitlement in the sense that Townsend speaks of it seems to be a fairly recent phenomena in human development. ... Review of The Entitlement Cure Finding Success In Doing Hard Things The Right Way by Dr John Townsend

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4 Stars

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 11/29 Treenz wrote: The title of this book and the cover have been drawing me ever since it arrived in the mail - calling me to find the time to stop and get into the revelations within.  It's like it's telling me if I can quiet myself enough then rest is assured!  I guess I really needed to read this book - but ... Review of 'Rest Assured' by Vicki Courtney

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The Story of God's Love for You

The Story of God's Love for You

On 11/12 Treenz wrote: After hearing a lot of buzz about Sally Lloyd-Jones and seeing a lot of high reviews of her books I was excited to have the opportunity to review this book.  I set upon it with high expectations and am happy to say this book did not disappoint at all.  I loved everything about it from the cover ... Review of 'The Story Of God's Love For You' by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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Money-Making Mom

Money-Making Mom

On 10/30 Treenz wrote: I was so excited to read this book as this is something I'm constantly researching and looking into and had high hopes that this book would help me and I'm excited to say it really has!  Crystal's writing style is so easy to read and relatable - I really appreciated her tips and advice throughout ... Review of Money Making Mom by Crystal Paine

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Whitney Miller's New Southern Table

Whitney Miller's New Southern Table

On 10/27 Treenz wrote: Whitney Miller is a Masterchef winner and this is her follow up book. I actually had never heard of her prior to picking up this book, so I haven't actually seen her first cookbook.  The cover design is really well done, I have a hard cover which has the dust sheet cover over a hardback plain cover ... Review of Whitney Miller's 'New Southern Table'

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4 Stars

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Goodnight, Manger

Goodnight, Manger

On 10/15 Treenz wrote: This book is the type of book I would be drawn to in a bookstore/library and read as the cover definitely draws me in with the bright and beautiful illustrations throughout.  Being a hard cover with a dust jacket always adds that extra stand out also in my opinion.  However pick up and read ... Review of 'Goodnight Manger' by Laura Sassi

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2 Stars

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The Legend of the Christmas Cookie

The Legend of the Christmas Cookie

On 10/1 Treenz wrote: Another fantastic legend of Christmas book! I have previously read the Candy Cane and enjoyed that so was full of expectation when this new book arrived and I was not disappointed. I love traditions at christmas time as they fill us with great memories of family fun together and this book introduces ... Review of The Legend of The Christmas Cookie by Dandi Daley Mackall

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5 Stars

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Song of the Stars

Song of the Stars

On 9/22 Treenz wrote: This book is the perfect package in my opinion. The illustrations/paintings are absolutely stunning throughout the book - it truly is a masterpiece and such a delight visually. The paintings are by Alison Joy and just beautiful.  The story is wonderful and unique! Taking the view of creation waiting ... Review of Song Of The Stars A Christmas Story by Sally Lloyd-Jones (Board Book)

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The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You

On 9/8 Treenz wrote: This book is formed around the concepts expressed in Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. With adorable, bright illustrations throughout it is a welcome addition to our child's library.  I ... Review of 'The Plans I Have For You' by Amy Parker

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Thankful

Thankful

On 8/29 Treenz wrote: I must admit this book drew me in immediately by it's gorgeous whimsical illustrations reminiscent of Roald Dahl books.  I was not disappointed reading through this super sweet book full of simple rhymes about different people in society and what they would be thankful for.  Along with being ... Review of Thankful by Eileen Spinelli

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Believe Kids' Edition

Believe Kids' Edition

On 8/14 Treenz wrote: My first impression - I love the image on the front of Jesus with his hand toward the reader like He is inviting them in to spend time with him. Love it! Great concept. While the cover design is great, on an aesthetic level the pages are printed on like a newsprint and the illustrations are outlined ... Review of Believe Kids Edition by Randy Frazee

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling for Little Ones

Jesus Calling for Little Ones

On 7/21 Treenz wrote: A gorgeous board book perfect for little ones, the illustrations are really cute, colorful and inviting - love this book!Each page has a scripture and then some words as written from God to the child.  The first page has 1 John 3:1 and talks of how God considers His children His favorites!  The ... Review of Jesus Calling For Little Ones by Sarah Young

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The Day Is Waiting

The Day Is Waiting

On 7/3 Treenz wrote: Such a sweet book! It's so whimsical and inspiring!  The cover design didn't really attract me much with this book - some of the illustrations I really liked within the book though.  The rhyme and meter of the book work really well. As a traveller myself I enjoyed the fact that it's encouraging ... A Review of The Day Is Waiting by Don Freeman

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4 Stars

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Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

On 6/17 Treenz wrote: A sweet paperback book, though I am a bit torn as to it's ideal age group because the princesses would appeal to ages 4 -6 but I'm not sure if that 'princess - obsession' thing lasts till 8 years old?  The word find and the dot-to-dot and secret code in particular are a bit advanced for the 4-6 ... Review of Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

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Believe Storybook

Believe Storybook

On 6/1 Treenz wrote: This book is a lot larger in real life than I expected and is the kind of book I'm immediately drawn to because of the stunning cover design.  Every element of the cover and it's colors just draws me in! And opening it, this book just keeps getting better and better even! Randy has divided ... Review of Believe Storybook Think, Act, Be Like Jesus by Randy Frazee

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Unoffendable

Unoffendable

On 5/15 Treenz wrote: This book intrigued me straight away with the title as it's a topic that consistently comes up for me and knowing, as Christians, we shouldn't be quick to offense - as the Bible says - but how does that look in practice? Well this book doesn't disappoint... in fact it gave me every thing I needed to ... Review of 'Unoffendable' by Brant Hansen

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Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

On 3/22 Treenz wrote: As in other Andy Andrews books, the bright colorful illustrations draw you in straight away.  The story itself is simple however the rhyming lines add the extra element of delight for both the reader and listener.  Some of the content reminded me of Dr Seuss style with the imaginary ridiculousness ... Review of 'Henry Hodges Needs A Friend' by Andy Andrews

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3 Stars

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Motivate Your Child

Motivate Your Child

On 3/6 Treenz wrote: Just the blurb for this book drew me in - what an important and vital topic for christian parents today!  This book was like water for a thirsty soul, getting back to raising children to have integrity and character, to be motivated internally, to listen to their conscience and do the right thing ... Review of 'Motivate Your Child: A Christian Parents Guide To Raising Kids Who Do What They Need To Do Without Being Told' by Dr Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller

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5 Stars

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Words to Dream On

Words to Dream On

On 2/24 Treenz wrote: I was excited to receive this book in the mail, it's a decent size book with the most gorgeous styling and illustrations - the cover makes you want to dive right in.  The illustrations are similar to Disney type characters which is familiar for children.  Separated into two sections: Old Testament ... Review of Words To Dream On Bedtime Bible Stories and Prayers by Diane Stortz

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Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers

Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers

On 2/13 Treenz wrote: This book is gorgeous! Larger in size than I expected it is full of beautiful illustrations and prayers that are easy for children to understandand even some early readers to be able to read.  My first impression was 'wow that's a lot of prayers', it is almost a Bible worth of prayers for children, ... Review of Lucado Treasury Of Bedtime Prayers by Max and Denalyn Lucado

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Bunny's First Spring

Bunny's First Spring

On 2/3 Treenz wrote: A beautifully illustrated spring book! Has lots of spring words throughout and really sets the scene for children to understand how the seasons work from little bunny's birth through the seasons to his first birthday the following spring.  Very effective in conveying that.  There is a lot of ... Review of Bunny's First Spring by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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4 Stars

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Psalm 23

Psalm 23

On 1/26 Treenz wrote: This book did not disappoint. The cover art drew me in and the whole way through it was consistently gorgeous work!  It goes through the 23rd Psalm line by line illustrating each line with something child appropriate.  Most of the pictures include depictions of children happy and peaceful as ... Psalm 23 board book by Richard Jesse Watson

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I Can Learn The Bible

I Can Learn The Bible

On 1/5 Treenz wrote: This book draws you in from the cover!  A gorgeous hardback book with fantastic illustrations, not too big but not too small, I love it!  The inside also does not disappoint and continues on with the great graphic design and illustrations as on the cover.  It begins with a note to the ... Review of 'I Can Learn The Bible' by Holly Hawkins Shivers

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5 Stars

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It Will be Okay

It Will be Okay

On 12/17 Treenz wrote: I must say the cover design and illustrations in this book are outstanding and drew me in straight away, giving immediate value to this stunning piece of art.  The story is really cute with an important message for little ones about not being afraid.  I love that the book starts off with memory ... Review of 'It Will Be Okay Trusting God through Fear and Change' by Lysa TerKeurst

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Nature Girl

Nature Girl

On 12/8 Treenz wrote: What a fantastic book! I am very impressed with this one and excited to recommend it for all the young girls in my world - even inspirational for the older ones in parts too.  The biggest thing that stood out to me in this book is the skill set building it contains, not just for girls but both boys ... Review of Nature Girl by Karen Whiting and Rebecca White

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God’s Great Creation

God’s Great Creation

On 11/9 Treenz wrote: A great little reader and love that it is from the Bible encouraging young readers that they can read the Bible for themselves too. The illustrations are beautiful, as taken from the Adventure Bible. It is a good size for small hands to hold and the language used is simple but flows well and follows ... Review of I Can Read 2 God's Great Creation by David Miles

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Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

On 10/26 Treenz wrote: Wow! What an impressive book! With a well designed hard cover, it is around two inches thick and jam packed with very interesting information. Though it is called illustrated, there weren't as many illustrations as I expected but then again it is also a dictionary. I found it interesting at the beginning ... Review of Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

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The Nesting Place

The Nesting Place

On 10/19 Treenz wrote: I have been wanting to read this book for ages and was so excited to read it! Friends had recommended it and I wan't disappointed! This is one of those books that had me from the first paragraph, just love it. It is very easy to read and flows well. I really enjoyed how Smith shared her own journey and ... Review of The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 10/17 Treenz wrote: With Max Lucado's name to this I must confess I had high expectations which really were not met at all with this book.  For me the design and illustrations play a big part in my overall impression of a book and for me, the design of this was not appealing at all.  The story is good, a lot of ... Review of The Christmas Story For Children by Lucado, Frazee and Hill

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3 Stars

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 10/1 Treenz wrote: Meant to be one star but website wont let me ! I was excited to receive this book as Ive heard bits of this story before and thought it would be valuable to get perspective right at christmas for my kids regarding who Santa was and get the focus back on Jesus.  This book, while beautifully illustrated, ... Review of 'The Legend of St Nicholas' be Dandi Daley Mackall

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Into the Canyon

Into the Canyon

On 9/23 Treenz wrote: After loving the first book in this series, the second book did not disappoint! I really enjoyed this book. Beale is a great writer with the ability to get you right into the situation, experiencing it as the characters would. Picking up from where the last book left off this book where Gabriel continues ... Review of 'Into The Canyon' by Michael Neale

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/3 Treenz wrote: First impressions on this book - it's gorgeous! The cover design is really attractive and makes you want to look inside. This fantastic design theme goes throughout ever page - just a gorgeous book!  My immediate thought as I read through this is that this would be perfect as a daily family devotion ... Review of Love Letters From God Bible Stories by Glenys Nellist

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Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend

Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend

On 8/22 Treenz wrote: It's a very thin, paperback book - with great illustrations as typical of VeggieTales.  The language seems basic enough for an early reader with good repetition.  I like how Sheerluck blew bubbles from his pipe - that was a cute twist on the pipe Sherlock smoked.  The storyline is basically ... Review of Karen Poth's I Can Read 'Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend'

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3 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

On 8/1 Treenz wrote: Great looking book - the perfect size for young hands to hold - the hard cover is great too.  The language is simple for early readers but they will need a bit of assistance. I love the scriptural references teaching children to hold to scriptures when they are in scary situations and to remember ... Review of The Berenstain Bears God Shows The Way 3 Books in 1 I can Read

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3 Stars

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Jesus

Jesus

On 7/23 Treenz wrote: It's a compact little book with a really attractive matte style cover design.  The format of this is very child friendly - very easy to read and explanations for words or phrases that they probably don't know eg. Seal - a special kind of lock (in context of Jesus' tomb)Lots of pictures and interesting ... Review of 'Get To Know Jesus' by Nancy I Sanders

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Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

On 7/6 Treenz wrote: What a cool kids Bible! I love the 3D cover on the front!  I think this would be great for a child aged from 8-12ish, it has lots of interest factors and background information to explain certain things in language a child can read and understand.  I like at the beginning of each book of the ... Review of NIrV Adventure Bible for Early Readers

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5 Stars

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Smart Money Smart Kids

Smart Money Smart Kids

On 5/26 Treenz wrote: I just finished this book and am VERY impressed.  What a wealth of vital information that all parents need to know to direct their children to make wise financial decisions through out their lifetimes.  As I real I found myself wishing I had had access to this kind of information earlier in ... A Review of 'Smart Money Smart Kids' by Dave Ramsey and his daughter Rachel Cruze

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Curious Creatures

Curious Creatures

On 4/24 Treenz wrote: The first thing to garner my interest in this book was the great design, in particular throughout the internal pages: it is really interesting to look through and read with lots of tidbits of information.  All the information is ordered in sections with lots of large photographs of the animals. ... Review of 'Made By God Curious Creatures'

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4 Stars

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Take This Cup

Take This Cup

On 3/20 Treenz wrote: I have long been a fan of Bodie and Brock Thoene, particularly their Zion Chronicles and Zion Covenant. It has been many years however, since I have picked up a book by them and this was the one.  On receiving the book it quickly came to my attention that it was part two in a series which was a ... Review of 'Take This Cup' by Brock and Bodie Thoene

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3 Stars

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Pups of the Spirit

Pups of the Spirit

On 2/21 Treenz wrote: A very colorfully presented book.  The Dust wrap actually is a poster on the underside of it if you should choose to use it that way.  Basically it is a rhyming book where an attribute of the fruit of the spirit is given to each puppy.  For example Kay exhibits kindness because she loves ... Review of 'Pups of the Spirit' by Deborah Melmon

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4 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 2/14 Treenz wrote: This is a stunning book. I would say it is the most beautiful story of Creation from the Bible that I've ever seen. Though it is simple in text, it follows the Biblical account of the seven days of creation well. The illustrations are a treat to the eyes. I would highly recommend this for all children ... Gorgeous book! Recommend for all ages!

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 11/3 Treenz wrote: This set would make a fabulous gift! My first impression from the cover is that it is reminiscent of the Madagascar children's movie series type artwork which would immediately appeal to a child, or an adult - I couldn't wait to get it open!  The hard display case contains the Adventure Bible Storybook ... Review of Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition by DeVries and Madsen

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The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

On 10/8 Treenz wrote: Now this is a must have book!  I love his style of writing - it's just so easy to read and Dave's personality really shows through with no-nonsense directives to get your financial life in order.  Dave himself says it's nothing new, and I guess no, it isn't - however it is presented in a new ... Review of The Total Money Makeover By Dave Ramsey

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Couples of the Bible

Couples of the Bible

On 8/22 Treenz wrote: I really enjoyed the format of this book.  It's really easy to read and I also enjoyed how the writers brought the Bible characters to life - rounding their actual personalities out more with the writer's perception of who they might have been and what their relationships could have been for us ... Review of Couples of The Bible By Wolgemuth

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4 Stars

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The Christian Parenting Handbook

The Christian Parenting Handbook

On 5/20 Treenz wrote: Excellent. Excellent.  Excellent.  This book is a must have for all parents wanting to raise children with character.  It is jam packed with fantastic information, inspiring ideas and is just a great big breath of fresh air.  It's the kind of book you don't even want to skim through ... Review of The Christian Parenting Handbook by Dr Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller

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The Passionate Mom

The Passionate Mom

On 4/13 Treenz wrote: Susan Merrill has an easy to read, relatable style that I enjoyed in this book.  Looking at Nehemiah's example she broke down aspects of his character and related it to being a mom.  The breakdown, to me, was okay, however I felt it was very filled out when the same thing could have been said ... Review of 'The Passionate Mom' by Susan Merrill

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3 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year

The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year

On 4/4 Treenz wrote: Wow this book really turned out to be something completely different from what I expected.  In my 8th month of pregnancy devouring all types of books full of useful info, I expected to flick through this and glean the gems I need and move on.  However from the first sentence Erin drew me in ... Review of The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year by Erin Macpherson

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4 Stars

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The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

On 1/31 Treenz wrote: This book is very easy to read, pretty much in one or two sittings.  It is interesting and kept my attention the whole way through.  I enjoyed the simplicity of the tale, it got to the point quickly without too much circling around.  The theme was how every person can choose a path in ... Review of The Legend Of The Monk and the Merchant by Terry Felber

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3 Stars

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Dreams and Visions

Dreams and Visions

On 10/2 Treenz wrote: This is a collection of real life testimonies of encounters with Jesus happening now in the Muslim world.  Names are changed for protection, obviously, but Tom Doyle has crafted easy to read, captivating tales of these experiences that leave you with a sense of encouragement and hope for the Muslim ... Review of Dreams and Visions by Tom Doyle

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5 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 9/12 Treenz wrote: This book, though simply written drew me in from the start and I literally didn't put the book down till I finished it hours later.  Such a heart warming, interesting story with a happy ending!It tells the story of Lopepe in a small village in Africa who was taken by rebel soldiers from his family ... Review Of Running For My Life by Lopez Lomong

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The River

The River

On 9/5 Treenz wrote: I love this book!  I read it beginning to end on receiving it - literally couldn't put it down.  Michael Neale is truly a master storyteller and it is hard to believe this is his first book! I hope he writes many more and maybe even a follow up to this one.  The book draws you in quickly ... Review of The River by Michael Neale

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10 Christians Everyone Should Know

10 Christians Everyone Should Know

On 8/26 Treenz wrote: I was very excited to read this as I love biographies and also loved the idea of more stories of great people however it was a real let down for me. The way it is written, to me, is very dull and I found it really boring.  It is basically just a recount of the events of the person's life - very ... Review Of 'Ten Christians Everyone Should Know' by John Perry

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2 Stars

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The MoneySmart Family System

The MoneySmart Family System

On 8/4 Treenz wrote: This book is everything I hoped it would be.  Incredibly well written and easy to read, I found myself engrossed for hours - something I wouldn't have expected from this type of topic but it is far from dull. It was packed with so much creativity in approaching this topic - this book is certainly ... Review of 'The MoneySmart Family System' by Steve and Annette Economides

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Mondays with My Old Pastor

Mondays with My Old Pastor

On 7/4 Treenz wrote: I had a feeling this book would hold a wealth of wisdom and be a true treasure just by the name, but nothing prepared me for how heartfelt and compelling this book would become.  I felt like I too went on a journey with the writer into the depths of his old pastor's wisdom.  I loved the writing ... Review of 'Mondays With My Old Pastor' by Jose Luis Navajo

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5 Stars

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Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord

Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord

On 5/8 Treenz wrote: I cannot recommend this book highly enough. WOW!  What a wealth of wisdom and practical advice that rings so true.  I saw pretty much all of this in my own parents and upbringing so can totally verify his words to be right on.Dave covers so many important areas in this book. This is definitely ... Review of 'Raising Your Kids To Love The Lord' by Dave Stone

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5 Stars

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Spirit Fighter

Spirit Fighter

On 4/14 Treenz wrote: I just received this book to review and on starting it, I just hate it.  It is far fetched and predictable and lame. Seems like it's a theme through secular books right now that someone has tried to 'christianise'.  I'm not really into that,  it seems so unoriginal.  Basing a story ... Review of 'Spirit Fighter' by Jerel Law

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1 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 4/5 Treenz wrote: I really enjoyed this book.  It makes you think.  It is really practical and interesting all the way through,  really thought provoking stuff.  Stokes has divided the book into three parts.  The first part looks at the most fundamental objections to belief in God.  How atheists ... Review of 'A Shot of Faith To The Head' by Mitch Stokes

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 3/28 Treenz wrote: This is a well written book probably aimed more for new believers in Christ.  It is a journey through the days that Christ was on earth pulling out key life applications for the reader all the way through, questioning motives and intentions and the challenge to do things the way Christ would do ... Review of The Ministry Of Christ 1000 Days by Jonathan Falwell

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3 Stars

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Great Day Every Day

Great Day Every Day

On 3/9 Treenz wrote: Once again Max has provided us with another beautiful and skillfully written book - his style is always so easy to read and so relatable and it does not disappoint in this book. You find yourself drawn in from the first word.  His way with words is so masterful... weaving stories together. I love ... Review of Great Day Every Day by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

On 1/19 Treenz wrote: I really wanted to enjoy this book more than I did.   I like the design and feel of the cover, I love biographies but this just wasn't a gripping book for me.   I got nearly half way through tediously...put it down and left it for months hoping to get motivated to get back into it again, but ... Review Of Fyodor Dostoevsky by Peter Leithart

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3 Stars

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Three Cups

Three Cups

On 10/18 Treenz wrote: This one is a keeper!  I have the hardcover edition of this and this is definitely a book that you will be drawn to by its cover alone.  Full of beautiful illustrations, this tells the tale of a little boy given three cups for his 5th birthday.  His parents had decided that he is old enough ... Review of Three Cups by Tony Townsley

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5 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/13 Treenz wrote: This is a beautiful, hardback book.  The story is really beautiful and I look forward to reading it to my children as it establishes God's heart for them and how much He loves them and is a part of their world.  Children need to hear this message and hear it often.The illustrations in the book ... Review Of Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

On 9/18 Treenz wrote: This is a beautifully presented, book with colorful watercolor style illustrations.  It is a Level 2 reader so the language has been chosen carefully and simply so early readers can manage it.  The story is very cute about Hermie the common caterpiller who was wondering why God didn't give ... Review of Hermie A Common Caterpiller by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

On 8/23 Treenz wrote: I was drawn to this book on first seeing it.  It is beautifully illustrated and the whole design of it is really appealing.  A quality looking book perfect for a gift.  As you open the front cover straight away you see the first of the two cds, the other one is on the back cover - both ... Review of '100 Read & Sing Devotions 100 Bible Songs' by Stephen Elkins

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5 Stars

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 8/14 Treenz wrote: A heartwarming, emotive story that brings tears to the eyes on many occasions.  It's based on events from John Trent's life but is a fictional story.  It's well written and an easy read for sure.It brings to light the whole area of orphaned children.... following the life of one neglected kid ... Review of "A Place Called Blessing" by John Trent

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4 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/22 Treenz wrote: As a long time fan of Larry Crabb - particularly his book 'Finding God', I was interested to see what this book was like.  On receiving this book today I just HAVE to comment on the texture of the cover - what a beautiful book and the feel of it is very unique, the design is very creative too (and ... Review Of 'God's Love Letters To You' by Larry Crabb

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5 Stars

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/4 Treenz wrote: This book really drew me in from the start particularly with the author's hilarious talk of herself!  It is a well written and interesting read where Button meanders through different experiences drawing life lessons and thoughts all around the topic of waiting.  I would definitely say it is ... Review Of 'The Waiting Place' by Eileen Button

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4 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 5/26 Treenz wrote: What an incredibly interesting book.  I have long been curious about the Amish people and their ways and more so lately so this book was really timely for me.  I enjoyed the writers style - it was very easy to read as she delved into Amish lifestyle/culture/wisdom to present this book.  To ... Review of 'Money Secrets Of The Amish - Finding True Abundance in Simplicity, Sharing and Saving by Lorilee Craker

Treenz's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 4/28 Treenz wrote: I was so excited to receive this book as I'm a highly creative person and try my hand at anything creatively inclined. On receiving this book the first thing that struck me was it's design - it is a beautiful book!  With a matte style cover fantastically designed - it appealed to the creative in ... Review Of 'The Elemental Journal' by Tammy Kushnir

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1 Stars

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 4/12 Treenz wrote: Wow! I am SO incredibly impressed with this book!  I got it half heartedly not sure what it was going to be - but on receiving it and reading through it all I can say is WOW WOW WOW!!! I love it.I'm a big one for the lost art of manners and etiquette - not to the extreme but just as general courtesy ... Review of "How To Be God's Little Princess" by Sheila Walsh

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5 Stars

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A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

On 2/23 Treenz wrote: I have never seen any of the Max Lucado children's DVD's before so this was completely new to me.  This DVD collection is three stories each on separate DVD's with extras etc on each one.  My first impression on loading the first DVD was WOW - the graphics are just beautiful!  There is ... Review of Hermie & Friends A Bug Collection Vol 3

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4 Stars

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Read and Share: Stories About Jesus

Read and Share: Stories About Jesus

On 1/27 Treenz wrote: This book is a good size for little hands - it is a hard book all the way through so no paper pages to rip. The pictures are fairly basic - nothing special - as is the story. It gives very brief, simplified versions of Bible Stories from the New Testament. At the end of each story it asks a question ... Review Of Read And Share Stories About Jesus by Gwen Ellis

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2 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 1/20 Treenz wrote: This is a book I have had on my list to read for a long time and I finally got the opportunity to read it and it doesn't disappoint. This is an excellent book! As a newlywed I found so much of it so relatable and it strikes me how really every relationship faces the same things over and over - the ... Review of Love And Respect by Dr E Eggerichs

Treenz's Rating:

5 Stars

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Precious Moments Storybook Bible

Precious Moments Storybook Bible

On 1/3 Treenz wrote: I love this! What a gorgeous looking, beautiful book - sure to be treasured for years to come! It starts off with a family tree and church record which can be filled in. Then proceeds to tell stories in order through the Bible both old and new testament in simple language for children to understand ... Precious Moments Storybook Bible

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5 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 9/28 Treenz wrote: Horrible boring movie - apart from the fact it was very drawn out, and dull, the message was mixed and one-sided. Inconsistencies in the filming - whoever heard of Christians in a theological seminary fighting or teachers in said seminary smoking? There was lots of attitude shooting around, lots of ... DVD Review: The Least Among You

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1 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/16 Treenz wrote: Another great book by master storyteller Max Lucado. I particularly enjoy his meaningful and very interesting stories woven throughout making each point that much more memorable and this book doesn’t disappoint. To summarise this book would be to say Max is challenging us to reconsider our role in ... A fresh look at known truths - something in here for everyone!

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4 Stars

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