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Love & Respect in the Family

Love & Respect in the Family

On 2/25 Amber Herron wrote: Book Review:  Love and Respect in the Family                   by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs I first saw this new member of the "Love and Respect" family while at a counseling conference.  I knew then that I had to read this book!  I am familiar with Love & Respect Ministries and have read ... ~ Book Review: Love and Respect in the Family ~

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5 Stars

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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 11/5 Amber Herron wrote: I was very excited to hear about the release of Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll!  We have greatly appreciated some of Mark Driscoll's previous writings.  I was very eager to have an opportunity to hear from the combination of Mark and Grace together in this work.  I highly recommend having ... ~ Real Marriage - A Book Review ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/16 Amber Herron wrote: Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado and illustrated by Toni Goffe is a real gem of a book!  Max Lucado has yet to disappoint me with any of his works.  God has uniquely gifted him to not only write to a mature audience but also to stoop down to the level of a child.  He makes faith and God ... ~ Book Review: Just In Case You Ever Wonder ~

Amber's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 9/22 Amber Herron wrote: I received a copy of The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance by Trent & Smalley to review on my blog.  I was intrigued by the idea of the book and how it could impact me as a parent.  The attractive cover and engaging subtitle further instilled my curiosity. The premise of ... ~ Book Review: The Blessing ~

Amber's Rating:

3 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Mommy

Thank You, God, For Mommy

On 3/26 Amber Herron wrote: Thank You, God, for Mommy by Amy Parker and illustrations  by Frank Endersby is a sweet little board book to add to your child's collection.  Each page is filled with interesting and fun full color illustrations that your child will enjoy.  The binding of the book is quite sturdy making it appropriate ... ~ Book Review: Thank You, God, for Mommy ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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What's He Really Thinking?

What's He Really Thinking?

On 2/6 Amber Herron wrote: What's He Really Thinking? by Paula Rinehart I am a fan of Paula Rinehart.  Several years ago, I read her book Strong Women Soft Hearts.  I appreciate her life experiences, wisdom and work as a therapist that comes through in her writing.  I have to admit I was a bit hesitant to pick this book up ... ~ Valentine Edition - Book Review: What's He Really Thinking?~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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Read and Share: The Ultimate DVD Bible - Volume 2

Read and Share: The Ultimate DVD Bible - Volume 2

On 1/29 Amber Herron wrote: We received the Read and Share Ultimate DVD Bible - Volume 2 by Gwen Ellis and published by Thomas Nelson this week.  It literally has not had one day of not being read or watched since it arrived!  I could tell you how much my son loves it, but thought I'd have him share with you via video instead...   He ... ~ Video Review of Read and Share: The Ultimate DVD Bible - Vol 2 ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 10/30 Amber Herron wrote: We were so excited to receive the dvd of Adventures in Booga Booga Land, Volume 1 by Richard Milner and published by Thomas Nelson Publishers.  I am always up for a cartoon show that reinforces Biblical principles and stories!  I want my child to be engaged by the Bible at his level and this is one ... ~ Review: Adventures in Booga Booga Land, Vol 1 ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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The King's Christmas List

The King's Christmas List

On 9/22 Amber Herron wrote:   The King's Christmas List by Eldon Johnson This another great book to add to your child's holiday collection!  The King's Christmas List is a charming tale that instills values for your child during the holiday season. The story line follows a girl, Emma, and her side-kick dog, Shu Shu, who magically ... ~ Book Review: The King's Christmas List ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

On 9/16 Amber Herron wrote: A Christmas Prayer by Amy Parker and Illustrations by Marijan RamljakIt's never too early to start thinking about Christmas!  I like to have a little collection of seasonal and holiday books on hand to read to my son.  This is a great one to add to our growing selection!A Christmas Prayer is a board ... ~ Book Review: A Christmas Prayer ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

On 8/23 Amber Herron wrote: 100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs by Stephen ElkinsWe received this book/cd set as part of Thomas Nelson's Book Sneeze Book Review program.  I was anxious to get my hands on it since my little guy loves to learn new songs!I was impressed with the quality of the book.  The pages have lots ... ~ 100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs ~

Amber's Rating:

3 Stars

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Jesus Calling - Deluxe Edition

Jesus Calling - Deluxe Edition

On 7/18 Amber Herron wrote: Jesus Calling by Sarah Young is the perfect addition to your devotional time.  It is packaged as an attractive gift book and is easy to tuck into your bag or purse.  Sarah Young (a missionary) wrote these devotionals from her private journal.  I love to have a little devotional snippet to read each ... ~ Book Review: Jesus Calling ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

On 6/11 Amber Herron wrote: Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends has done it again!  The DVD Who Is In Charge Anyway? is definitely one to add to the collection.Freddie the Flea overhears the ladybug twins, Hailey & Bailey, asking what special thing does a flea do.  This makes Freddie question what he has to offer others.  God takes ... ~ Reveiw: Hermie: Who's In Charge Anyway ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

On 5/27 Amber Herron wrote: I was excited to receive the Read and Share:  The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles DVD from Thomas Nelson publishers.  We were fortunate to received the Read and Share Easter Story this year so I just knew we would love this as well!  The DVD shares 8 New Testament stories in a child-friendly format.  ... ~ Review: Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles DVD ~

Amber's Rating:

3 Stars

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God's Promises for Boys

God's Promises for Boys

On 5/11 Amber Herron wrote: God's Promises for Boys by Jack Countryman & Amy ParkerGod's promises for Boys is packed with fun while teaching your son about using Scripture in daily life.  Each page begins with a fun poem regarding the topic at hand.  Several verses are highlighted that can provide wisdom and insight to your ... ~ Book Review: God's Promises for Boys ~

Amber's Rating:

5 Stars

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Captivating (Revised and Expanded)

Captivating (Revised and Expanded)

On 5/6 Amber Herron wrote: Captivating by John & Stasi EldredgeI was very excited about getting this book to review.  This is the updated and expanded version.  I never got around to reading the original that came out several years back.  John & Stasi Eldredge team up in writing this book geared towards women.  It takes the ... ~ Book Review: Captivating ~

Amber's Rating:

3 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/4 Amber Herron wrote:   Plan B by Pete Wilson I love the subtitle of this book because it perfectly encapsulates what it is all about:  What do you do when God doesn't show up the way you thought He would?  Wilson confronts this question from a variety of angles throughout the book.  He not only ... ~ Book Review: Plan B ~

Amber's Rating:

5 Stars

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

On 4/8 Amber Herron wrote: I was recently provided a copy by Thomas Nelson Publishers of John Maxwell's latest leadership tome, Everyone Communicates, Few Connect.  May I just say this is an AMAZING book?Maxwell clearly identifies how to communicate with clarity and impact.  If we are to effectively advance the mission given ... ~ Book Review: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect ~

Amber's Rating:

5 Stars

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Read and Share: The Story of Easter

Read and Share: The Story of Easter

On 3/1 Amber Herron wrote: Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to share the Easter story with your young child? This just might be the book for you! Read and Share: The Story of Easter provides a Biblical account of the Easter story written at a level that your preschooler or toddler will understand. The book begins with ... Engaging & Colorful Telling of the Easter Story

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

On 1/12 Amber Herron wrote: Thomas Nelson sent me a free copy of this book to review a while back, but with all the changes in life, it has taken a while to get it done!  You can become a blogger book reviewer too at Book Sneeze.  Anyhow, here is mine and Jonathan's review of Christianity in Crisis authored by one of our favorite ... ~ Book Review: Christianity in Crisis for the 21st Century ~

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

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For The Tough Times

For The Tough Times

On 1/12 Amber Herron wrote: I agree with the saying, "you can't judge a book by it's cover", but attractive packaging certainly doesn't hurt! I love that this book comes in a small size! I can conveniently stow it in my purse to pull out while waiting at the doctor's office, etc. The images on the cover are very appealing as ... Great Read!

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Stars

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