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If He Had Not Come

If He Had Not Come

On 7/19 Tori Peterson wrote: This is an amazing book! Especially around Christmas! This is one of our family favorite Christmas stories that we will read year after year. It's a tradition now for us.This book gives the question what would happen if Jesus hadn't come? And there are some amazing discussion questions to explore that ... If He Had Not Come By David Nicholson

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5 Stars

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My Little Prayers

My Little Prayers

On 9/3 Tori Peterson wrote: ::From the back of this book::The bestselling My Little® series, with more than 2 million copies sold, is a compact collection of books that will have a big impact on the hearts of your children. My Little Prayers will help you introduce your children to prayer.My Little Prayers teaches ... My Little Prayers

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5 Stars

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The Behemoth Dinosaur in the Land of Uz

The Behemoth Dinosaur in the Land of Uz

On 5/10 Tori Peterson wrote: I love dinosaurs, my kids love dinosaurs, and let's be real who doesn't love dinosaurs? So I was quite excited to get the chance to review this book. I thought it would be fun for my kids, and so we got to try it out. This book is great whether you speak English or Spanish because it has translation ... The Behemoth Dinosaur In The Land of UZ

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3 Stars

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ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

On 5/10 Tori Peterson wrote: This is really a must have Bible for your little Princess. It is sturdy, pretty, purple, has little pearl embellishments, texture, glitter, and even has a crown on the front of it! There is a purple ribbon to hold the readers place, and a page where you can "present" this bible to your young one. It ... ICB Princess Bible

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5 Stars

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Read and Share 5 Minute Bible Stories

Read and Share 5 Minute Bible Stories

On 1/8 Tori Peterson wrote: This is a really fantastic book! We greatly enjoy this book and I highly recommend it to those with little ones! The title tells you exactly what you are going to get with this book. It is most definitely a read and share book. I was actually quite surprised by the size of it! It is definitely big enough ... Read and Share 5 Minute Bible Stories

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5 Stars

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Be the Best Mom You Can Be

Be the Best Mom You Can Be

On 9/2 Tori Peterson wrote: I am always on the lookout for parenting books. Especially those geared towards mothers. This one grabbed my attention right away with the title BE THE BEST MOM YOU CAN BE because what one of us doesn't want to be the best mom we can be? I always look for ways to improve not only myself but my parenting ... Be The Best Mom You Can Be

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5 Stars

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God Bless My Boo Boo

God Bless My Boo Boo

On 6/8 Tori Peterson wrote: This is an adorable book. It has become a family favorite around our house, and is especially requested when one of the little ones does get a boo boo. In this book there are all kinds of baby animals, and each baby has a mother animal with them in the picture consoling them and making things better. The ... God Bless My Boo Boo

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5 Stars

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It Will be Okay

It Will be Okay

On 2/8 Tori Peterson wrote: We all go through change whether we want to or not, whether we are ready or not, it just happens. And for kids this can mean a variety of things: moving to a new home, getting a new sibling, starting a new school, beginning a new grade, making new friends, trying something new, etc. The list is never-ending. ... It Will Be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change - Little Fox and Little Seed Series

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4 Stars

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A Star for Jesus

A Star for Jesus

On 12/15 Tori Peterson wrote: Let me start off by saying that not only is this an ADORABLE book but we really loved it. How refreshing it is to find children's stories about Jesus. Especially books with such a powerful message! How simple of a reminder that all we need to do is look at the stars and think of Jesus. Another reason ... A Star for Jesus ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Jonah and the Great Big Fish

Jonah and the Great Big Fish

On 9/28 Tori Peterson wrote: This is a well-known bible story, but unlike the traditional version this book puts this story in rhyme form. This book does not deviate from the original retelling, but rather makes it easier for children to understand. Rather than just tell a story of Jonah getting swallowed by a whale it tells how ... Jonah and the Great Big Fish

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5 Stars

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Willie Out West

Willie Out West

On 7/25 Tori Peterson wrote: Willie Out West is about a young walrus who just isn't satisfied with his seemingly boring life. Believing he never gets to do anything fun he sulks until an unexpected visitor arrives seeking his help. Eager to get out of the day to day life he leads Willie sets out into the west for some adventure. ... Willie Out West

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3 Stars

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Noah and the Mighty Ark

Noah and the Mighty Ark

On 5/17 Tori Peterson wrote: This is an exceptional book for children that tells the story of Noah and the Ark in a rhyming, easy to remember way. It is written in such a way that a child of almost any age, especially the young ones, can relate to. It is filled with big, bright, colorful, wonderful illustrations that will capture ... Noah and the Mighty Ark

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5 Stars

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InScribed Collection

InScribed Collection

On 5/6 Tori Peterson wrote: I am proud and pleased to say that I got to wonderful opportunity to review the inScribed Collection from Thomas Nelson publishers. The inScribed Collection is a series of bible study books for women that help them become closer to God and cover many challenges Christian women face.What I love about ... The inScribed Collection - A Collection of Studies by Women

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5 Stars

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Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers

Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers

On 4/7 Tori Peterson wrote: Age Range: 4 - 8 yearsBoard book: 40 pagesPublisher: Zonderkidz; Boardbook Rev edition (February 25, 2014)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0310730163ISBN-13: 978-0310730163::Book Description::Children love the soothing sound of rhyme! And now they can enjoy ten classic Bible stories ... The Rhyme Bible Review

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5 Stars

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Running Lean

Running Lean

On 2/9 Tori Peterson wrote: I really love how this book deals with present day issues involving teens, especially teen girls. This is a rough read but a good one and one I would recommend to reader teens and adults. The author hits a major issue head on without sugar-coating anything, anorexia and eating disorders. Something so many deal with, but know so little about... Running Lean by Diana L. Sharples

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5 Stars

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Carolina Gold

Carolina Gold

On 1/10 Tori Peterson wrote: Love is in abundance in this book. And it shows how God really wants us to be on helping thy neighbor and showing love and understanding to all who may need it. This book is the perfect example of life having it's ups and down but keeping your faith rooted in God always. No matter what set backs Charlotte ... Carolina Gold by Dorothy Love

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5 Stars

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The Promise Box

The Promise Box

On 11/5 Tori Peterson wrote: This book was highly intriguing. I had no idea what would happen next, and I was left guessing at the end of each chapter. I could not wait to see how things would end up! Lydia Wyse leaves her Amish roots and comes back to bury her mother. Once back her Amish roots call to her and she yearns to know ... The Promise Box Review

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5 Stars

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Persecuted

Persecuted

On 6/21 Tori Peterson wrote: This is a very well researched book detailing the persecution of Christians around the world. People often take for granted our religious freedom. The fact that we can publicly go to church, wear crosses, carry our bibles, etc. But things aren't so simple underneath it all. Every day Christians are persecuted ... Persecuted The Global Assault on Christians ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Desperate

Desperate

On 2/5 Tori Peterson wrote: This is a really good tool for all mother's to have. I can't even say how glad I am that I not only got the opportunity to review it, but read it. It is sunshine for the mother's soul. To know that you are not alone in the way you can feel. Let's face it, motherhood is not exactly what any of us pictured. ... Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe ~Book Review

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5 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 12/15 Tori Peterson wrote: Heaven Changes Everything is the perfect devotional to follow the book Heave Is For Real.In the novel Todd and Sonia Burpo's 4 year old son, Colton, had a near death experience and actually took a trip to Heaven. He was able to report things that there was no way for him to know, and he described it ... Heaven Changes Everything

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5 Stars

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A Marriage of the Heart

A Marriage of the Heart

On 12/2 Tori Peterson wrote: I don't typically get into novellas. But on the rare chance I will find one that catches my eye. I have nothing personal against them, but I get so invested in the characters, story, etc., and then before I know it the whole thing is over leaving me wanting more. But because I LOVE all things Amish I ... A Marriage of the Heart by Kelly Long ~ Book Review

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4 Stars

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Call of A Coward

Call of A Coward

On 9/11 Tori Peterson wrote: This book amazed me! Those are really the best words I can say to describe the impression this book left upon me. Not only is this memoir so well written that you will feel as if you are on the journey with Marcia, but you will feel closer to God. I laughed aloud, I was speechless, and I was just downright ... Call Of A Coward book review

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5 Stars

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What You Need to Know About Bible Prophecy

What You Need to Know About Bible Prophecy

On 7/3 Tori Peterson wrote: This is more of a study guide than anything. If you have questions about the Christian faith this could be a good book to answer both simple and complex questions. This guide contains 12 major lessons that can be completed under an hour, explanations of Christian views on each topic, real-life use of ... What You Need To Know About Bible Prophecy Book Review

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4 Stars

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Eyes of Justice

Eyes of Justice

On 4/20 Tori Peterson wrote: Lis Wiehl and April Henry have outdone themselves yet again. This novel is everything you would expect from a mystery thriller. This book was stunning, unexpected, unique, emotional, and adrenaline rushing. I love the fact that the characters are so alive, and you are immediately swept up into the story. ... Eyes of Justice Book Review

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5 Stars

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Blue Moon Promise

Blue Moon Promise

On 3/7 Tori Peterson wrote: This is book one in the Under Texas Stars Series. I cannot wait for the other books to come in this series. I enjoy a good romance, and this book has everything a romance reader could possibly hope for... Blue Moon Promise Book Review

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5 Stars

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Heart of Ice (trade paper)

Heart of Ice (trade paper)

On 1/17 Tori Peterson wrote: Even though this is book three in the Triple Threat Novels it is a great stand alone book. I personally have not read the previous two, but I didn’t feel lost at all. This book does a great job at covering all the major details you have missed in the first two so you aren‘t left wondering how things ... Heart of Ice by Lis Wiehl- Book Review

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4 Stars

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Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

On 12/5 Tori Peterson wrote: A light, fun, humorous read! Delightful! I was constantly laughing out loud, and even found myself sharing funny quotes or sayings that I came across with those around me. This book is in no way dull, and I was immersed in it from the beginning. There is always a new twist, mystery, or event happening ... Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks (Confessions of April Grace) Book Review

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5 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 11/5 Tori Peterson wrote: This was a very emotional book for me to read. I wasn't quite prepared for what lay between the pages, and I am very moved and uplifted by it all. Not only from Colton's description of Heaven, but of his families strength and faith through it all.At only three years old Colton Burpo was repeatedly ... Heaven Is For Real Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 10/10 Tori Peterson wrote: This is a husband-friendly devotional that wives truly love. As a wife myself I can attest to that fact. I greatly enjoyed this book! Me and my husband both have read it cover to cover and now we are working on the devotionals together.Most devotionals are more from a feminine perspective and this often ... The Love & Respect Experience

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5 Stars

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 9/18 Tori Peterson wrote: The first thing besides the cover that grabbed my attention is right under the title Has God Spoken? are the words Proof of the Bible’s Diving Inspiration. I must say the novel did lie. I did quite enjoy ... Has God Spoken book review

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3 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/22 Tori Peterson wrote: Stumbling Into Grace By: Lisa Harper I had the pleasure to read Stumbling Into Grace Confessions of a Sometimes Spiritually Clumsy Woman by Lisa Harper. I absolutely loved it! It almost feels as if you are in a direct conversation with Lisa Harper just like old friends. You could be sitting at the ... Stumbling Into Grace book review

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4 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 7/25 Tori Peterson wrote: I don't usually read books on quotes, but I do enjoy Billy Graham so I decided to give this a try. I was not disappointed to find faithfully uplifting words of wisdom that are good to live by. Broken up alphabetically into topics of every kind this is a book to be enjoyed by everyone... Faithfully Uplifting

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5 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 6/16 Tori Peterson wrote: Set in the year 2048, this is an apocalyptic book. It is all about the end times as well as what will lead up to it. As natural disasters start happening everywhere, as knowledge increases and technology becomes a sort of super technology, and strange unexplained occurrences happen at every turn, the ... The Seraph Seal book review

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/10 Tori Peterson wrote: I had to wonder if I would be able to actually get into this book, and if it would hold my attention. I have to say that I was not disappointed. I couldn’t put it down. It was intriguing, inspiring, and very informative. I learned about some of the past greats that I wouldn’t ordinarily have thought ... A Spectacular Read

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4 Stars

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