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NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print

NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print

On 3/15 dallas5 wrote: Oh la la, this may be the prettiest Bible I've ever laid eyes on! And I've seen a lot of Bibles.Beautiful lacy detail adorns the white leathersoft cover - little features like gilded edges and commemorative space in the front make this Bible extra special. It also comes with a presentation page ... Beautiful Gift for Brides to Be

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Really Woolly Bedtime Blessings

Really Woolly Bedtime Blessings

On 3/7 dallas5 wrote: What a sweet read! Really Wooly Bedtime Blessings is a cute hardcover book best read before your kiddo drifts off to sleep.Each blessing has a topic (storytime blessings, snuggle blessings, starry blessings) and begins with a Bible verse and a short rhyme (best read aloud). Our Really Wooly friends, ... Cuddly Illustrations, Child-Friendly Font, and Read-Aloud Rhymes

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5 Stars

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Stop-and-Go Devotional

Stop-and-Go Devotional

On 2/28 dallas5 wrote: Is there any family out there who thinks life is moving too slowly? Any family who wishes they had more to do?Didn't think so.The Stop-and-Go Devotional was built for families like you. In this book, 52 bite-size devotionals are split up into three punchy categories; Stop and Read, Think and Talk, ... A Great Way for Kids to Learn About the Bible

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4 Stars

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Tiny Truths Illustrated Bible

Tiny Truths Illustrated Bible

On 2/20 dallas5 wrote: What drew me to this book? I admit it. The little characters with cute big heads on the cover.I guess it's because I would have loved this book as a child. I mean, wore out the pages, keep it off the bookshelf, read and re-read kind of loved it. And something tells me your kids will too.The Tiny Truths ... Adorable Illustrations and an Important Message

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5 Stars

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I Love You, Funny Bunny

I Love You, Funny Bunny

On 2/8 dallas5 wrote: Have you ever picked up a book and thought - wow, this is what my Mom would have read to me as a child?This is that kind of book to me.The softest illustrations cover the pages and sweet little rhymes keep them turning.Perfect for springtime, a Mommy bunny and baby bunny venture through their day ... The Kind of Book My Mom Would Have Read to Me

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5 Stars

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God, I Know You're There

God, I Know You're There

On 2/1 dallas5 wrote: Have you ever had a child ask you "Where is God?" Or the classic, "Why can't I see God?"The sweet--but genuine--question is now answered by a sweet but genuine book, God, I Know You're There.This board book goes through many things found in nature that are unseen or difficult to fully understand--wind, ... Sweet, Genuine Board Book with Delightful Illustrations

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You're My Little Sweet Pea

You're My Little Sweet Pea

On 1/25 dallas5 wrote: What a sweet book!! This is definitely one I will be buying multiple copies of to gift at baby showers!You're My Little Sweet Pea is an adorable book with rhyming pages about how much the reader loves their little sweet pea. The words are perfect:Your giggle always melts my heart. You changed my ... Adorable Drawings Make This Board Book a Keeper

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5 Stars

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365 Devotions to Love God and Love Others Well

365 Devotions to Love God and Love Others Well

On 1/17 dallas5 wrote: I'm in love. You caught me.I didn't think I could love this series any more, but I was wrong. They keep coming out with great devotions, and now you can add 365 Devotions to Love God and Love Others Well to the list. Whether you want to go with a theme on thankfulness, peace, love, or hope, the ... Practical Inspiration to Love God and Others

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Morning and Evening Prayerbook

Morning and Evening Prayerbook

On 1/4 dallas5 wrote: I picked this book up on a whim, thinking that it had a nice cover and an appealing topic--prayers. This has turned out to be one of the most perfect books I could have chosen.A Morning and Evening Prayerbook is exactly what it sounds like--daily, readers will find two pre-written prayers; one for ... A Great Way to Start the Year

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Living in the Light

Living in the Light

On 12/21 dallas5 wrote: Yes, I'm fully aware; I'm a devotional junkie.I can't keep up with all the amazing devotionals available--attractive branding, solid content... what are you to do?Pick up Living in the Light. This lightweight, leather-bound devotional is a great addition to your 2019 reading list, giving you daily encouragement ... Foundational Biblical Teaching from Top Pastors and Leaders

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4 Stars

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Restoration Year

Restoration Year

On 12/13 dallas5 wrote: If you are hoping to start 2019 (or any year) with a fresh start, Restoration Year is the devotional you've been looking for.This devotional, penned by well-known bestselling author John Eldredge, is meant not only to restore you in your faith journey but to motivate you and equip you to grow.Beautiful, ... Motivating and Equipping You to Grow in Faith

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5 Stars

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God's Promises Every Day

God's Promises Every Day

On 12/5 dallas5 wrote: This time of year, I'm always on the hunt for great new devotionals. With a new year on the way, it's a great habit to begin January 1 with a brand new daily devotional.And this one is a good one. God's Promises Every Day is packed with encouragement for every day of the year. A few paragraphs ... An Assurance of God's Promises Every Day

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Fixing My Eyes on Jesus

Fixing My Eyes on Jesus

On 11/29 dallas5 wrote: What a classically beautiful devotional. The striking, engraved leather cover really makes Fixing My Eyes on Jesus a wonderful keepsake or gift.Anne Graham Lotz is a known name for good reason. Her writing is familiar, easy to understand, and approachable, giving her devotions impact on the reader.In ... Classically Beautiful, Approachable Writing

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4 Stars

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Preparing Your Heart for Marriage

Preparing Your Heart for Marriage

On 11/22 dallas5 wrote: I'm so glad devotionals like Preparing Your Heart for Marriage exist. First of all, getting married is a huge step, and the more time couples spend with God preparing for that is only a good thing. This devotional makes it possible to grow closer to God and your future spouse with the lessons ... Grow Closer to God and Your Future Spouse with These Devotions

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5 Stars

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Jesus, Our Perfect Hope

Jesus, Our Perfect Hope

On 11/16 dallas5 wrote: I've always enjoyed Charles Stanley's works, and this devotional perfectly captures his friendly, easy-to-understand tone in a 365-day daily devotional.In the style of "Hope for Each Day," Jesus, Our Perfect Hope offers a year's worth of devotionals themed around hope. Each devotional has a title, ... Learning to Put Our Hope in Jesus

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The Infographic Bible

The Infographic Bible

On 11/9 dallas5 wrote: Whoa.When I opened the package that contained this book, I was shocked. This is nothing like I was picturing. And that's a great thing.Way beyond my expectations, The Infographic Bible is not like any Bible you've ever seen.First off, it looks like a textbook--hardcover, heavy, and huge. Second, ... Unlike Any Other Bible I've Seen

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The Better Mom Devotional

The Better Mom Devotional

On 11/1 dallas5 wrote: One can never have too many devotionals. Especially when they are just so pretty!Beautiful scripted fonts and floral illustrations decorate the pages of this lovely devotional--but even better are the lessons inside.The Better Mom Devotional is here to shape Mom's hearts as we shape our homes, and ... Perfect for Moms Who Need a Daily Reminder of God's Presence and Encouragement

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My Christmas ABCs (An Alphabet Book)

My Christmas ABCs (An Alphabet Book)

On 10/23 dallas5 wrote: I love this little book! Bright, joyful, and full of Christmas cheer, My Christmas ABCs is a happy hardcover that will bring joy to little ones as they recognize their ABCs through Christmas-themed items.Adorable illustrations fill this book along with a good dose of sparkle. I love the bright happy ... Bright, Happy, and Full of (Christian) Christmas Cheer

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On This Christmas

On This Christmas

On 10/16 dallas5 wrote: Christmas is coming (yay)! And that means a lot of fun, color, love, and family time. Sometimes, though, I find that with all the busyness, it all goes too fast and I lose track of everything to be thankful for in the rush.With a book like On This Christmas, I am excited to preserve those memories (and ... A Cherished Keepsake to Relive Christmas Memories

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5 Stars

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Beauty in the Breakdown

Beauty in the Breakdown

On 10/9 dallas5 wrote: I've loved Julie Roberts' music for many years--her hit songs like "Men and Mascara" and "Break Down Here" were able to draw emotion even from those who couldn't relate to the heartbreak. Because of her ability to draw emotion from such sad songs, I thought she must have quite a story, but I never imagined ... Heart-Rendering, Honest Story of Reliance on God

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NKJV Children's Outreach Bible

NKJV Children's Outreach Bible

On 9/18 dallas5 wrote: I like the style of this Bible; straightforward, kid-friendly illustrations, and the trusted NKJV translation. (And, being paperback, this is a very affordable Bible!)Kept simple, it does include a few extra, full-color pages, including:-Bible Timeline-Bible Verses to Know-Favorite Bible Verses-How Do ... Simple, Trustworthy Bible with All the Basics

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4 Stars

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Praying the Promises

Praying the Promises

On 9/7 dallas5 wrote: Max Lucado's writing has always felt like a comfort to me. When picking up Praying the Promises, you can expect something easy-to-read and reliable. This small hardcover book beautifully outlines God's promises to us and backs it up with Scripture.In a bit of a devotional/gift book style, each chapter ... A Fantastic Reminder of God's Promises in Shaky Times

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5 Stars

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365 Devotions for a Thankful Heart

365 Devotions for a Thankful Heart

On 8/28 dallas5 wrote: I've been feeling sulky lately. After hearing time and time again to change my mindset and reflect on the grace God has given me, I've decided I need to intentionally show more gratitude. And this type of devotional definitely helps with that.Besides being adorably pretty, this devotional has a year's ... Instilling a Gratitude Mindset

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5 Stars

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God's Wisdom and Promises

God's Wisdom and Promises

On 8/20 dallas5 wrote: I love books like this. This little hardcover book is the perfect resource to have on your night table or bookshelf for when you're in trouble. The idea of this book is to have something to turn to when you are faced with trials--the layout of the book is 1. a challenge or situation and 2. God's wisdom ... Wisdom Straight From God's Word

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100 Days of Thanks

100 Days of Thanks

On 8/3 dallas5 wrote: Immediately drawn to the pretty cover of this book, I was really happy to see what was inside. Journaling is my happy place, so a book that inspires thankfulness and allows space to unpack those thoughts is so positive. We all face times of difficulty and a book like this sure provides a good reminder ... Pretty Imagery and a Good Reminder

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5 Stars

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Unbridled Faith

Unbridled Faith

On 7/24 dallas5 wrote: So I'm one of these people that sees a horse on something and immediately picks it up. Being someone who loves horses, I just couldn't resist this book.I really enjoyed this devotional. Along with 100 devotionals relating horse-life with scripture, these pages are filled with gorgeous horse pictures ... Spiritual Lessons from the Horse World

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4 Stars

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Beginner's Bible Bedtime Collection

Beginner's Bible Bedtime Collection

On 6/28 dallas5 wrote: Honestly, kids these days have it so easy. Yes, my parents read to me before bedtime, but not with a book as nice as this one! A soft, padded cover with glow-in-the-dark elements. Read-along text. Friendly, soft illustrations.20 Bible stories fill up the thick (kid-friendly) pages of this book, including ... Friendly, Soft Illustrations and Read-Along Text

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5 Stars

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10 Minutes in the Word: Psalms

10 Minutes in the Word: Psalms

On 6/15 dallas5 wrote: I just had the opportunity to enjoy 10 Minutes in the Word - Proverbs, hoping they would make one of these devotionals for every book in the Bible! Obviously, I had to pick up 10 Minutes in the Word - Psalms. This pretty little book did not disappoint. I love the clean branding; the navy blue and gold ... Understand the Psalms at a Deeper Level with 10 Minutes in the Word

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10 Minutes in the Word: Proverbs

10 Minutes in the Word: Proverbs

On 6/4 dallas5 wrote: 10 Minutes in the Word - Proverbs is a fantastic resource for those of you looking for a quick devotional and more wisdom. This cute, compact book is an easy-10 minute daily read. 46 devotionals unpack the wisdom found in the 31 books of proverbs. Titles include: -Listening is a Skill -Guard Your Heart -Dealing ... Applying Wisdom from Proverbs to Your Life with 10 Minutes in the Word

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The Way of Abundance

The Way of Abundance

On 5/28 dallas5 wrote: Ever since I read One Thousand Gifts (Ann Voskamp's New York Times Bestseller), I've enjoyed--and devoured--her writing. She has a poetic style of prose that is a bit dreamy; rich words that need to be carefully consumed. When I saw her new devotional, The Way of Abundance, I knew I'd like it before ... Trade Brokenness for Meaning with this 60-day Devotional

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Everyday Holy

Everyday Holy

On 5/11 dallas5 wrote: My newest obsession: devotionals. I really can't get enough of these. I have 3 on the go at the moment and every time I see another good cover, YOINK. It's a good addiction to have, especially when, like this one, they draw you closer to God and keep you grounded. I picked up Everyday Holy for three ... Funny, Relatable, and Full of Good Reminders

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Always Enough, Never Too Much

Always Enough, Never Too Much

On 5/2 dallas5 wrote: I knew from the moment I laid eyes on this book that it would be something special for me. Always Enough/Never Too Much offers a timely, genuine reminder to women that they are dearly and deeply loved. This book holds 100 devotions to help readers quit comparing, stop hiding, and start living wild ... Personal, Conversational Devotions That We Can All Relate To

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Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

On 4/25 dallas5 wrote: This kind of book excites me. I'm no longer a kid, but this kind of book was better than candy for me as a kid. Kids will really enjoy flipping through and dreaming of the fun activities they could do. The Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations is a compact book full of 60 activities ... Fun, Christian Activity Inspiration

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Embraced

Embraced

On 4/18 dallas5 wrote: I've heard a lot about Lysa TerKeurst, though I've never read any of her other works before. When I saw Embraced, I felt compelled to read.It was initially the gorgeous look of the book, from the softly robin's egg blue colored cloth-over-board hardcover to the pretty fonts chosen for the interior...but ... Gorgeous Book; Compelling, Conversational Content

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BibleForce

BibleForce

On 4/17 dallas5 wrote: I love comics. I also love reading the Bible. When I saw that it was possible to combine the two, I jumped at the opportunity to get my hands on this!This is one cool Bible. With full-page, full-color, glossy images, this makes the Word really fun, especially for kids that may not have grown up with ... Comic + Bible = Awesome!

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God's Words of Life for Mothers

God's Words of Life for Mothers

On 4/9 dallas5 wrote: Moms will love this God's Words of Life For Mothers with thoughtful Bible passages and devotional-style instruction. This lovely softcover book is in full-color with scalloped pages.Like the God's Words of Life for Fathers book, this book centers on certain topics (except this time, familiar ... Thoughtful Bible Passages and Devotional Life Application

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God's Words of Life for Fathers

God's Words of Life for Fathers

On 4/2 dallas5 wrote: God's Words of Life for Fathers is a great, compact resource for instruction, advice, or just time in the word. I love this resource! Dads who read this book don't have to necessarily read cover to cover but can find handy resources or devotionals suited to a topic at hand. Many topics are covered, ... A Great Resource to Find Biblical Instruction

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A Memory a Day for Moms

A Memory a Day for Moms

On 3/23 dallas5 wrote: I'm a journaler. I can fill pages upon pages with thoughts and daily updates. Some people are not journalers. Moms, particularly, find it hard to find time to sit down and write down a daily log. Enter "A Memory a Day For Moms." This 5-year journal gives you one question and three lines each day (repeated ... Record Precious Memories and Moments with a Keepsake Journal

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So Much To Celebrate

So Much To Celebrate

On 3/13 dallas5 wrote: Wow. What a pretty, pretty book! Looking at the cover, you just know this book is beautiful. The bright photography and happy font trail through the rest of the hardcover book and make it a lovely, inspiring read. Besides the attractive look of the book, I appreciate the size and weight of the book - ... A Beautiful Book to Inspire Unique Parties

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Hope for Each Day Large Deluxe

Hope for Each Day Large Deluxe

On 3/6 dallas5 wrote: Billy Graham. Who hasn't heard that name? I've been wanting to pick up this devotional for a while, knowing Billy Graham to be an easy-to-understand, Godly evangelical. With Billy Graham's recent passing, the words in this devotional are even more significant. Billy Graham has left a legacy, and I'm ... Warm, Easy to Understand Devotions to Keep you Grounded in Faith

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4 Stars

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 2/20 dallas5 wrote: Night Night, Farm, is so sweet. Through soft illustrations, rhyming statements, and involved "touch and feel" features, kiddies can say goodnight to a sheep, pigs, cattle, horses, kittens, chickens, and more. In an element I especially liked, kids say goodnight to God, too. There are sweet little mice ... A Sweet Bedtime Story They'll Want to Read Again and Again

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5 Stars

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NIV, The Woman's Study Bible

NIV, The Woman's Study Bible

On 2/6 dallas5 wrote: Okay, I admit, I have enough floral Bibles to last a lifetime. But I'm not sorry--there are just too many good options available!A few years ago, I had the opportunity to review the Woman's Study Bible in NKJV. Taking it out of the box, it was one of the most beautiful Bibles I've ever seen. When I opened ... This Bible Will Encourage You to Read the Word

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Sacred Rest

Sacred Rest

On 1/23 dallas5 wrote: Do you ever find that after all the sparkle of December, you feel a bit like hiding in a snowbank? I always find that in January, I'm tired out. Sacred Rest caught my eye because I think it's something we all stand in need of.Sacred Rest is a compact, hardcover, 100-day devotional that unpacks ... Something We All Stand In Need Of

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4 Stars

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NIV Journal the Word Bible for Teens

NIV Journal the Word Bible for Teens

On 1/11 dallas5 wrote: I have a problem with beautiful Bibles. I end up having too many for one person!This Bible immediately attracted me with its beautiful, golden floral-print cover and pink edging. It's simply gorgeous from the outside. This NIV Journal the Word Bible for Teen Girls is really pretty.Meant ... Gorgeous Journaling Bible with Writing Prompts

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover

NKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover

On 1/3 dallas5 wrote: Bible study has become a very important part of my life in recent months, and I often sit down with a friend and read through a chapter at a time. We discuss what we have questions about, what we like, and interesting observations. My friend's Bible has tons of footnotes and explanations, and I felt ... Better Understand the Word and Grow in Faith

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5 Stars

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100 Days to Brave

100 Days to Brave

On 12/6 dallas5 wrote: Bravery. There's something we all stand in need of.I am always drawn to pretty books (and this one fits the bill). With a sparkling hard cover, attractive font, and thick, glossy pages, it's an easy book to leave sitting out (and, if you're the type, to include in Instagram posts!).And the material ... A Motivating, Heart-to-Heart Style Devotional

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5 Stars

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Be the Gift

Be the Gift

On 11/15 dallas5 wrote: You probably can't tell from my last 3 blog posts, but I'm in the mood for Christmas.I know. I know!Here's the thing: it's easy to get caught up in the idea that Christmas is a good time because it's shiny and happy. It might be those things, but Christmas goes so much deeper than that. And it's a good ... Encouraging, Beautiful, and Heartbreaking all at Once

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The Believer’s Code

The Believer’s Code

On 10/13 dallas5 wrote: So I've been in the habit of picking up pretty, shiny, girly devotionals lately. I've been on the lookout for a devotional for a man, and this one caught my eye. With a leather-look, embossed cover, classic design, and straightforward text, I think this book is a good choice.This compact devotional holds ... A Unique "Code Word" Devotional (and Great for Men!)

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The Beautiful Word for Christmas

The Beautiful Word for Christmas

On 10/5 dallas5 wrote: I love Christmas. I love the story of Jesus' birth. I love the color schemes and wintry delights. I love the peace and joy it brings. I love all of it. And, therefore, I love this book.From the sparkling, padded cover, to the gorgeously illustrated Bible story, this book satiates my Christmas hunger ... The Perfect Book to Ponder and Enjoy Around the Christmas Tree

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Love Heals

Love Heals

On 9/26 dallas5 wrote: I was immediately drawn to this book based on the Thistle Farms reference. I love organizations like this, that empower women who are broken and hurt. For those that haven't heard of it before, Thistle Farms is a social enterprise for survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. Love Heals ... Do You Need a Bit of Healing?

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5 Stars

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365 Devotions for Living Joyfully

365 Devotions for Living Joyfully

On 9/19 dallas5 wrote: Joy is so easy to forget. In today's changing world with pressure and deadlines, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that joy is one of the fruits of the spirit and that it's okay to be joyful.Because of this, I was immediately drawn to this book. Bright colors invoke a joyful feeling; a happy bike ... A Year of Focusing on Joy

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Jesus, I Need You

Jesus, I Need You

On 9/11 dallas5 wrote: Immediately after I eyed this book, I knew I would love it. The topic is spot-on, but it's also a book I am apt to pick up and leave out on a table.Even the beautiful glittering golf leaf design and soft blue cover evokes a peace and calm that helped me get in the mood for reading this. Plus, it's the ... Don't Just Read About Jesus; Pray Directly to Him

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

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

On 8/30 dallas5 wrote: I wish this Bible was around when I was a kid! What a wonderful resource, chock-full of resources, fun images, and easy-to-read text. It's the perfect study Bible for kids who are ready to leap into God's word.I love so much about this Bible:Tons of color and graphics - just the cover makes it exciting ... Awesome First Bible for Kids Eager to Read the Word

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5 Stars

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NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible, Large Print

NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible, Large Print

On 8/9 dallas5 wrote: Okay...there's no stopping it. I love journaling Bibles. I've had the opportunity to see a few and I think they make God's Word even more accessible for everyone.This Bible is beautiful in many ways, especially these two:a. This Bible is modern, eye catching, and pretty. It has a pastel watercolor-style ... Making God's Word Accessible and Inspiring: The Beautiful Word Coloring Bible

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I Am Devotional

I Am Devotional

On 7/14 dallas5 wrote: I often find that the sweetest part of the day with a child is that time when you sit down on their bed and read their bedtime devotional. As someone who appreciates this special time, I'm always on the hunt for a fresh devotional to read to the kids.The I AM devotional is a book of devotions centered ... Making God Known to the Next Generation

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5 Stars

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Indescribable Adult Coloring Book

Indescribable Adult Coloring Book

On 5/24 dallas5 wrote: I have to admit, I've been a big fan of adult coloring books since they became all the rage a few years ago. I'm  often host coloring nights with friends, so I'm always looking for fun, new books.Was this one ever a good choice--I loved it! Based on the song "Indescribable," recorded by Chris Tomlin, ... Worshipfully Color - One Gorgeous Page at a Time

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Things Bright and Beautiful

On 5/14 dallas5 wrote: CUUUUUUUUUUTE alert!Saying this book is adorable does not really do it justice. It's sweet, it's colorful, and it's perfect for chubby little hands...I love it.All Things Bright and Beautiful features words from the well-known hymn together with cheerful, bright, and sparkly illustrations (in a ... Adorable Illustrations Bring a Favorite Hymn to Life

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5 Stars

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The Woman's Study Bible, NKJV

The Woman's Study Bible, NKJV

On 5/2 dallas5 wrote: Ummm, wow. So this Bible is incredibly beautiful--the minute I took it from the box, it surpassed expectations. It's not only a beautiful Bible, but it makes Bible study exciting and fresh; all with a feminine slant. Practically, it's a study Bible (meaning lots of extras), large print, full color, and ... A Bible That Will Touch Women of All Generations

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5 Stars

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ICB Princess Bible with Coloring Sticker Book

ICB Princess Bible with Coloring Sticker Book

On 4/1 dallas5 wrote: As a Christian parent, we all know it's good to get kids immersed in the Bible early. When I'm looking for a Bible for children, it has to meet certain criteria:Is it kid friendly? (Cute, lots of illustrations, a theme that is compelling with kids?)Is it easy to read? (Is it an accessible translation? ... Perfect, Pretty Bible for Princesses

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Home Is Wherever Mom Is Adult Coloring Book: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering

Home Is Wherever Mom Is Adult Coloring Book: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering

On 3/10 dallas5 wrote: Home is Wherever Mom Is is a trendy coloring and hand lettering book, themed just for moms. The book is nice and large (perfect for laying out on a table) and features over 90 illustrated pages on heavy paper. This book is packed with large graphics, ranging from nature scenes to intricate bohemian patterns. ... Trendy Coloring and Hand Lettering - Just for Mom

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5 Minutes With Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul

5 Minutes With Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul

On 3/1 dallas5 wrote: Recently, I've been thinking I need more quiet time with God. It's hard to find space to do that when life always seems to get in the way. Enter 5 Minutes with Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul - paired with a morning coffee, this book was the perfect encouragement for me to sit down for a few minutes ... A Timely Reminder to Slow Down and Spend Time with Jesus

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5 Stars

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Berenstain Bears Easter Fun Sticker and Activity Book

Berenstain Bears Easter Fun Sticker and Activity Book

On 2/16 dallas5 wrote: I grew up with the Berenstain Bears... piles of books on our shelves, well-loved and well-read. So I am extra happy to share this with the next generation of kids and, even better, share the Easter story.These activity books are a lot of fun--crossword puzzles, search and find, mazes, matching, coloring ... Lots of Fun and Learning - Berenstain Bears Style

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Noah, Noah, What Do You See?

Noah, Noah, What Do You See?

On 1/29 dallas5 wrote: This book is a great way to introduce your little one to Bible stories - they will like the heavy-duty board book built for their small hands, the inviting illustrations, and rhyming lines. Melissa Iwai's illustrations are fun, colorful, and pleasant for children to look at. This is a book that children ... A Biblical Book Children Will Love to Read and Reread

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Whatever is Lovely

Whatever is Lovely

On 1/13 dallas5 wrote: This is a really, really nice devotional. It is as nice inside as on the outside!The devotional is based on Philippians 4:8 ("Whatever is true, whatever is noble...", etc.). Geared toward teen or tween girls, Whatever is Lovely examines subjects like relationships, clothing, school, and more, ... Whatever is Lovely - Great Devotional for Girls

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Devotions for Easter

Devotions for Easter

On 1/3 dallas5 wrote: Wow, what a beautiful devotional. I was just thinking that Christmas gets a lot of attention; the decorations, the ministry materials... well, finally, here's something perfect for Easter. Devotions for Easter is the perfect vehicle to help you spend some time reflecting during the Easter season.The ... The Perfect Devotional for Easter Reflection

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I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug

I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug

On 12/20 dallas5 wrote: Okay, I think I made a good choice when I got this book. I figured I'd like the illustrations, based on the cover image... but I truly loved this book.First off, the adorable illustrations continue past the cover. They are so soft and friendly; plus, the book is fairly large, so it's extra nice to have ... The Sweetest Bedtime Book

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Read & Play Baby Bible

Read & Play Baby Bible

On 12/9 dallas5 wrote: What a cute idea. A Bible just for babies!I must admit, I was a little unfamiliar with the concept of a Read & Play Bible--I was picturing something with just Bible Stories. This is much more; it includes Bible stories, but also fun instructions for interaction related to the story. On one side of ... A Bible Just for Babies

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365 Devotions for Finding Rest

365 Devotions for Finding Rest

On 12/1 dallas5 wrote: What a timely topic for a devotional. 365 Devotions for Finding Rest will encourage readers to slow down and focus on refreshment, even if only for a moment--something everyone needs to do.I love how beautiful this book is. Every page is pleasing to the eye, with an attractive font, pretty ... Finding Rest: The Devotional

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NKJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, Blue Floral Cloth, Red Letter Edition

NKJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, Blue Floral Cloth, Red Letter Edition

On 11/21 dallas5 wrote: Wow - I love this Bible. This Journal the Word Bible is made for journaling, reflection, or creative artwork. This Bible leaves plenty of room to make it your own with wide, ruled margins on every page. This version is the new King James Version - there are others with different versions depending ... A Beautiful Bible for Creative Reflection

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Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

On 11/15 dallas5 wrote: Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories is the perfect way to create a meaningful bedtime ritual with your children.This is a nice sized hardcover and includes a ribbon so you'll keep your spot. It's packed full of stories - over 90, to be exact - from both the Old and New Testament. Classics sit alongside ... Create a Meaningful Bedtime Ritual

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Say & Pray Devotions

Say & Pray Devotions

On 11/2 dallas5 wrote: Say & Pray Devotions is one cute book. It features about 20 different devotions for children, whether they are just starting to read or simply like looking at illustrations. Each devotion has a topic (like "Yummy," "Zoo Day," and "Joyful Noise"--all applicable and understandable for young children) ... The Perfect Introduction to Prayer and Devotions

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NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible

NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible

On 10/25 dallas5 wrote: The Beautiful Word Coloring Bible is not your typical NIV Bible. This one is a wonderful tool for spiritual reflection. Almost every page features a beautiful verse from scripture for you to meditate on as you read and color. Sometimes, these are full-page images (!!) and sometimes they are along the ... Beautiful Word Coloring Bible - Just What I Needed

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One Small Donkey

One Small Donkey

On 9/28 dallas5 wrote: One Small Donkey is a sweet little story about how God has big plans for everyone; even little ones. A little donkey feels too small, too slow, and not good enough, until he discovers he has a great purpose that only he can do!This book is a hardcover Christmas book. Soft, sweet illustrations guide ... A Thoughtful, Sweet Christmas Story

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Itsy Bitsy Christmas

Itsy Bitsy Christmas

On 9/15 dallas5 wrote: So, this is the cutest Christmas board book of all time. Itsy Bitsy Christmas: You're Never Too Little for His Love follows two sweet mice and their search for the King.Being tiny mice, other animals think Itsy and Bitsy are foolish for thinking that the King would want to see them. They journey ... Itsy Bitsy Christmas: Sweet, Cute, AND Meaningful

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Pumpkin Patch Blessings

Pumpkin Patch Blessings

On 8/8 dallas5 wrote: Pumpkin Patch Blessings follows two sweet children as they enjoy the fall season - from the colorful trees to the pumpkin patch to hayrides to a roaring fire. Your little one will be enthralled by the bright, soft illustration and pointing out the bunnies on each page. You will have fun reliving ... The Cutest Book for Fall

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Celebrate Recovery Daily Devotional

Celebrate Recovery Daily Devotional

On 7/18 dallas5 wrote: The Celebrate Recovery 365 Daily Devotional will is a devotional to keep you on track with God's love and redemption every single day of the year. Featuring 365 daily devotions, this devotional offers a fresh start to each day with relatable stories and lessons that tie into recovery. Each devotional ... A Tool to Stay on the Path

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The Look and Tell Bible

The Look and Tell Bible

On 6/28 dallas5 wrote: From the minute I held this book in my hands, I was excited to share it with the kids in my life. It's a nice square board book (bigger than I thought it would be) with a 3D textured cover.The stories are told in a "rebus" format to encourage learning. One side of the page has the different pictures ... Look and Tell Bible - Fun Interpretation of Bible Stories

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NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

On 6/10 dallas5 wrote: A long, long, loooong time ago, I had a Bible for kids. It was in an easy-to-read version and I marked up many pages with highlighter. I don't think it had any pictures.Boy, we have come a long way. This Bible is made just for kids. Obviously, being Minecraft-themed, it's built for that demographic, ... Minecrafter's Bible - The New Way of Engaging with Kids

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NIV, Lifehacks Bible, Hardcover

NIV, Lifehacks Bible, Hardcover

On 6/1 dallas5 wrote: Trending now: Bibles that offer even more than just the Word. I've always liked children's storybook Bibles, but it's exciting to see new editions offered for adults--journal Bibles, adventure Bibles, and even this Lifehacks Bible.I wasn't sure what to expect when I ordered this Bible--perhaps a devotional ... Lifehacks Bible - Living Out What You Read

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101 Ways to Have Fun

101 Ways to Have Fun

On 5/18 dallas5 wrote: Disclaimer: I am an adult. I read this book (for the kids, right?). I enjoyed this book.101 Ways to Have Fun is a great book chock-full of fun ideas for girls. Each chapter is filled with activities based on type (i.e., Chapter 1: Just for You, Chapter 5: Super Sleepovers, Chapter 8: Get Active). ... Cute Book for Girls

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Wonders of Creation

Wonders of Creation

On 5/5 dallas5 wrote: Apparently, it isn't 2016 unless everyone you know has an adult coloring book. Disclaimer: I'm totally guilty of joining in on the hype. There is nothing more relaxing than spending time unwinding and coloring. So I was excited to see that Christian book publishers are now joining the coloring book phenomenon.In ... A Coloring Book...or a Ministry Opportunity?

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I Can Learn to Pray

I Can Learn to Pray

On 4/4 dallas5 wrote: I Can Learn to Pray is a great introduction for children into a closer relationship with God. The book has 52 weekly devotions and is divided into 7 sections; Learning to Pray, Thank You Prayers, Wow Prayers, I'm Sorry Prayers, Help! Prayers, How to Listen, and Jesus Prayers.Each devotion for the ... Wonderful Devotional for Kids

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Beautiful Uncertainty

Beautiful Uncertainty

On 3/7 dallas5 wrote: I have decided that I want to be friends with Mandy Hale. I've spent so many evenings and quiet moments reading her books; "The Single Woman" and now "Beautiful Uncertainty." I found her first book on my bed, given to me from a kind friend, and I will definitely do the same with this book."Beautiful ... Girl Talk - Beautiful Uncertainty

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Jesus Is For You

Jesus Is For You

On 2/1 dallas5 wrote: This book is gorgeous, both physically and spiritually. I have read Judah Smith's "Jesus Is ____" book before and this is a natural extension of it. This is the kind of book that you pass out to anyone and everyone. It's a small hardcover with trendy design and beautiful words. The book is kind ... Jesus is For You

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 12/31 dallas5 wrote: I'm so glad this book was written. As I was reading, I kept thinking of friends I wanted to buy this book for. The truth is, so many people in our society are burnt out with busy. It's important to recognize it, but we also need a plan on how to recover. This book provides just that.Rest Assured is broken ... Rest Assured - A Recovery Plan for Weary Souls

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Song of the Stars

Song of the Stars

On 10/30 dallas5 wrote: Sally Lloyd-Jones is a proven children's author--I have thoroughly enjoyed her other work, so I knew I was in good hands with this book.The basis of the Song of the Stars tale is the Christmas story. On every page, eager, adorable animals burst with anticipation.The artwork attracted me to the book; ... Song of the Stars - Beautiful and Sweet

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Thankful

Thankful

On 9/16 dallas5 wrote: Thankful is a sweet book on thankfulness. The book has simple statements on what different characters are thankful for (e.g., "The gardener's thankful for every green sprout."). Children who are learning to read could read along, and the rhyme throughout makes it a fun story to read aloud.The whimsical ... Thankful - Perfect Read for this Season

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The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

On 8/30 dallas5 wrote: Thank you, Zondervan, for ALL of these activity books. I will never tire of them (and neither will the kiddos). These books are such a fun, affordable way to incorporate Christian themes and Bible stories into everyday play."Wild about Creation" is much like the others in the Beginner's Bible book series. ... Beginner's Bible Stories - in Activity Book Form!

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The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

On 7/1 dallas5 wrote: I've been a fan of Duck Dynasty for quite some time and enjoyed other books put out by the family members, so when I saw The Good, The Bad, and the Grace of God, I knew I had to give it a read.I'm really glad I did. I'm not sure what I was expecting--maybe some more funny stories, a way to get to know ... The Good, The Bad, and The Grace of God - Book Review

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Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

On 6/11 dallas5 wrote: Okay, you got me. I have two of these Princess sticker and activity books. I had originally planned to give one to a special little girl, but...well...I wanted to keep the book for myself. So this is for the little princess.Much like the Princess Charity book I am so attached to, Princess Grace's book ... Princess Grace - Sticker and Activity Book

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Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

On 5/21 dallas5 wrote: I need to apologize. The original little girl I was going to share this book with isn't going to get it anymore. I like it way too much! How awesome is it that we now have Christian sticker books with great themes! It's a fantastic idea and a great way for your kids to even share their faith with ... The Princess Parables - Fun for Girls

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Let the Journey Begin

Let the Journey Begin

On 4/27 dallas5 wrote: I don't know what it is about Max Lucado, but he's got the corner on Christian inspirational non-fiction. So far, I've only enjoyed everything he's written, and Let the Journey Begin did not break that pattern.Set as a gift book for a momentous event--graduation, marriage, starting your career--Let the ... Another Home Run from Max Lucado

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Scary Close

Scary Close

On 3/13 dallas5 wrote: So, Scary Close is good. I was expecting nothing less from the author of "Blue Like Jazz" and "A Million Miles in a Thousand Years." His writing style is poetic, insightful, and honest. And it cuts to the heart.Scary Close is a book on relationships and finding real, honest intimacy with others. Miller ... Scary Insightful - Donald Miller is at it Again

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The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book

On 2/3 dallas5 wrote: I am SO glad activity books like this exist.A. As a child, they are more fun than candy (that is saying something).B. They actually sneakily teach you something while you complete the activities.I really hope Zondervan releases a bunch of these around other Biblical stories, because I'm already ... More Fun Than Candy!

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Dashing Dish

Dashing Dish

On 1/20 dallas5 wrote: I'm so glad I discovered this cookbook and, with it, Katie Farrell. I have huge respect for her (age 24 with her own book!) and, because of her experiences with food, this cookbook goes a lot deeper than just recipes. She comes across as an old friend sharing some great recipes.The Dashing Dish has ... Dashing Dish - Full of Scrumptious, Inspiring Recipes

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 12/7 dallas5 wrote: Anyone else think it was high time a book like this was published? The Daniel Plan definitely surpassed my expectations--it deserves all the accolades. This book is packed with an easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide to living a healthier life.The book's core "essentials" are Faith, Food, Fitness, ... FINALLY. A book that pairs physical health with Spiritual health.

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Just Sayin'

Just Sayin'

On 11/9 dallas5 wrote: Do you have a tween girl? Get her "Just Sayin'" by Carol McAdams Moore. Together with "Dare U 2 Open This Book" (boy version), McAdams Moore has a smash hit on her hands.This book is full of fun, creativity, and, most importantly, devotions. "Just Sayin'" is written as a 90-day devotional study, complete ... Just Sayin' Book Review - So Much Fun!

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 9/30 dallas5 wrote: Even though the snow isn't falling for me quiiite yet, I did enjoy diving into the story of Christmas just for a moment. This book, The Christmas Story for Children, is a new staple book to add to your Christmas reading list.Written by Max Lucado, Randy Frazee, and Karen Davis Hill, the classic story ... Prepare for your Christmas Reading with this Book

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/22 dallas5 wrote: There were so many things I loved about Love Letters from God. Each page is a new Bible story. The book goes through the Old Testament and New, and each story has a pop-up "love letter" from God. The book ends with an invitation to join God's team and a space to write a love letter to God.I loved the ... Love Letters from God - Loved this Book

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Goodnight, Ark

Goodnight, Ark

On 8/27 dallas5 wrote: I really loved Goodnight, Ark. I would go so far as to say it has become one of my favourite, most treasured picture book.Goodnight, Ark is a fun slant on the classic Noah's Ark story--it's bedtime, but the animals are afraid from the storm. Poor Noah has a myriad of animals in his bed and has to find ... A Keeper - Goodnight, Ark

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NIV The Journey Bible

NIV The Journey Bible

On 7/31 dallas5 wrote: As soon as you pick this Bible up, you get the idea it will be well-read. The cover is soft and ready to be worn in, and something I really like specific to this Bible is that it looks a lot like a book. It could be a great conversation starter if you have it out at a coffee shop.Diving into this edition, ... The Journey Bible has it all.

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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 7/1 dallas5 wrote: Well, this is one to keep on the kitchen cookbook shelf. From the minute I saw the cover of this The Loving Kitchen (rightfully subtitled "Downright Delicious Southern Recipes to Share with Family, Friends, and Neighbours"), I was taken. It only took a page flip or two to be totally smitten.The ... The Loving Kitchen - One Tasty Book Review

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Curious Creatures

Curious Creatures

On 5/6 dallas5 wrote: I would have loved this book as a kid. Animal facts, adorable pictures, and a Christian perspective? Golden.Curious Creatures is a book on all sorts of God's creatures--whether in the rain forest, jungle, Arctic, or "down under." This book is 4 books in one (includes Rain Forest Friends, Jungle Beasts, ... Curious Creatures: Jam-Packed With Fun Animal Facts

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One Lost Sheep

One Lost Sheep

On 3/30 dallas5 wrote: Based on Luke 15:3-4, One Lost Sheep is about the Biblical parable of the lost sheep. Rhonda Gowler Greene writes the story all in rhyme, making it even more fun for children and making a familiar parable seem brand new.Margaret Spengler's soft, pastel-like illustrations give the book a dreamy feel. ... One Lost Sheep - Book Review

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 3/3 dallas5 wrote: Pair whimsical illustrations with the creation story, and what do you get? A children's storybook you will treasure for a long time.A large, hardcover book makes Let There Be Light kid-friendly, with artwork that will make them stop and wonder. The book begins with a dedication page, which I appreciated ... Let There Be Light - One to Treasure

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Becoming Home

Becoming Home

On 2/11 dallas5 wrote: This pocket-sized book is packed with infographics, real-life stories, and great information on "Becoming Home."When I say this book is small, I mean it. But its small stature does not reflect its thoughtful content. "Becoming Home" investigates the world of adoption and foster care, beginning with ... Easily digestible but meaningful - "Frames" books

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 1/24 dallas5 wrote: Whimsical, humorous, and fun, Denette Fretz's Pirates on the Farm is one to read over and over again. From the beginning, it has all the markings of a good children's book--a durable hard cover for those numerous storytimes; colorful, fun, and detailed illustrations; and a witty story with the overarching ... Pirates on the Farm

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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 1/24 dallas5 wrote: Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl is simply beautiful. I dove in to it, not sure what to expect--and perhaps I was right; this is not a typical book.N.D. Wilson loosely frames this book around the four seasons, aligning them with the seasons of life. I'm not even sure how to describe the chapters--they are ... Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl - Illuminating and Artful

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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

On 12/8 dallas5 wrote: I have to admit, I ordered this book expecting something else. I took one look at the cover (which is awesome, by the way), and figured I'd be getting a cheeky, funny book on "manliness." Boy, was I wrong. And I am really glad I was wrong.This book is definitely about manliness--that's one thing I was ... Inspiring, Christ-Centered, and, well...Manly - Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

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Messiah: Origin

Messiah: Origin

On 10/30 dallas5 wrote: Simply put, this book is gorgeous - in both written and visual content. It covers the first few chapters of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, just up to before the start of Jesus' ministry. At the very end, the book includes the genealogies and an index of scripture, which I thought was a nice touch. Since ... Messiah: Origin - Booksneeze Review

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/19 dallas5 wrote: I was so excited to receive this book in the mail, and after looking beyond the beautiful cover, I am not disappointed. The Adventure Bible Storybook has everything you want in a Bible storybook. Bright, exciting pictures; interesting, moving stories, and a good foundation in the Bible's written word.The ... The Adventure Bible Storybook, Deluxe Edition - Book Review

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 7/17 dallas5 wrote: Well, there's no doubt about it. Shauna Niequist is one poetic, conversational author. Bread and Wine is a book about...well...life. Life with perfectly relevant, indulgent recipes at the end of every chapter. In the first few chapters, Niequist is already like an old friend. Whether reading it ... Bread and Wine By Shauna Niequist: A Booksneeze Review

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Launch Your Life

Launch Your Life

On 5/22 dallas5 wrote: Whew, what a read.First, look at this book. Now, this is appealing (and kinda fun). It's spiral-bound, has tabs so you can easily flip to the sections you're interested in, and has spots for note-taking and business card stashing. They thought of everything for this book, and I really appreciated that.Getting ... Launch Your Life - a Booksneeze Book Review

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 3/12 dallas5 wrote: Check out that fantastic cover art!In Jesus Is _____., Judah Smith discusses 6 central aspects of Jesus (that are, in today's society, sometimes less-than-remembered). The two sections that especially touched me were "Jesus is Grace" and "Jesus is Happy."All the chapters start with a statement about ... Jesus Is __. by Judah Smith: Booksneeze Review

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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 1/24 dallas5 wrote: The Respect Dare is a resource to help your marriage and grow closer to God. With 40 dares, each for a separate day in the journey, you will be challenged, affirmed, and enriched.Each dare begins with a Bible verse to focus the lesson, a story about a situation that you have likely experienced (these ... Booksneeze Review: The Respect Dare by Nina Roesner

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Return to Sunday Dinner

Return to Sunday Dinner

On 11/16 dallas5 wrote: I liked this cookbook. I think it would be useful in any kitchen.Split into 24 menus/themed Sunday dinners, there is definitely something for everyone.Some of my favourite sections include the following:From Hearth and HomeIn the NeighborhoodAutumn in New EnglandAn Ancient HeritageA Sabbath Day SupperAnd ... Return to Sunday Dinner by Russell Cronkhite

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 9/18 dallas5 wrote: I don't often read self-help books. But I'm not sure if this qualifies as one. This is more like a to-do list on how to truly engage with life and stop walloping along.This book will challenge and change your life, one bit at a time. Davis writes about everything from the importance of a close ... Booksneeze Review: Fully Alive; Ken Davis

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The Open Bible (NKJV)

The Open Bible (NKJV)

On 8/27 dallas5 wrote: First off; study Bibles are awesome. You not only get your basic Biblical text, but also a concordance, maps,  loads of notes, and outlines. It's nice to be able to really dig deeply into your Bible reading (or not) with a Bible like this. This Bible is deep. It has everything I could ... The Open Bible--My Review

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You Be Sweet

You Be Sweet

On 8/14 dallas5 wrote: Cookbooks. Sometimes, there's no greater pleasure than sitting down with one and fingering through scrumptious recipes to fine the perfect one to bake or cook. You Be Sweet, by Patsy Caldwell and Amy Lyles Wilson, is no exception. Chocked full of  dessert recipes, you're bound to find something ... Booksneeze Review: You Be Sweet

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 7/30 dallas5 wrote: Yup, I am a sucker for romantic, Christian fiction, and, well, if it's Amish? Even better. Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller tells the story of Laura Stutzman, a young Amish maedel, and her journey to forgiveness. Previously hurt (in physical and emotional ways) by Mark King, Laura is only ... Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller: A Booksneeze Review

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 7/4 dallas5 wrote: Catherine Richmond's Through Rushing Water was a wonderful book. I struggled to stop reading before going to sleep and, when it was done, I wanted to start it all over again!The story centers on Sophia Makinoff, a teacher at a prim New York school for girls, who gets rejected by the man of her dreams ... Through Rushing Water: Booksneeze Review

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Stress Point

Stress Point

On 6/1 dallas5 wrote: Sarah Francis Martin's Stress Point was just what I needed to read after my recent graduation and "entry into adulthood." (Yikes!) Stress Point is separated into 10 chapters—each relating to a specific stress point; for instance, family, money, dating, employment, and more. In each ... Stress Point by Sarah Martin: Booksneeze Review

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Heaven in her Arms

Heaven in her Arms

On 5/8 dallas5 wrote: A book about parenting from a Biblical perspective? Awesome. I love the idea of learning from Mary's mothering experience. The book addresses 17 key lessons from Mary's story, from the importance of a solid female friend (for Mary, Elizabeth) to trusting God as the master designer. Each chapter talks ... Heaven In Her Arms: Why God Chose Mary to Raise His Son

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Love Does

Love Does

On 4/22 dallas5 wrote: Bob Goff really is the world's best-kept secret; his resume is filled with huge accomplishments, from being a successful lawyer to founding Restore International, a non-profit organization that fights against injustices committed against children in Uganda and India. But that doesn't even begin ... Love Does by Bob Goff: Booksneeze Review

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He Chose the Nails

He Chose the Nails

On 4/12 dallas5 wrote: Max Lucado is a fantastic, famous author, and this book is another result of his talents. He Chose The Nails is a unique, in-depth look at Christ's sacrifice on the cross and offers a fresh view of the well-known story of Jesus' death. Each chapter is devoted to a symbol and investigates its meaning, ... Booksneeze Review: He Chose The Nails by Max Lucado

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Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

On 3/31 dallas5 wrote: Farm Fresh Southern Cooking by Tammy Algood is definitely going to become one of my kitchen staples. This book is not only visually appealing (with pictures of recipes and the design of the book) but it is absolutely full of wholesome, fresh recipe ideas. I loved how the recipes used natural, simple ... Farm Fresh Southern Cooking: Booksneeze Review

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 3/20 dallas5 wrote: Luci Swindoll's Simple Secrets to a Happy Life was a great, easy-to-read book. First of all, this book is aesthetically appealing--the cover and the font choice inside are very well-done and add to the book. Of course, I also enjoyed the content. Swindoll separates the 50 secrets into 5 sub-topics: from ... 50 Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

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4 Stars

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 2/14 dallas5 wrote: A tale set in an Idaho goldmine town in the 1860s, Heart of Gold is a wonderful story. Shannon Adair moves with her father (a Pastor) to Grand Coeur, while Matthew Dubois, a stagecoach driver, is looking for a wife to care for his nephew and dying sister. What God has in plan for these two ... Booksneeze Review: Heart of Gold

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 1/17 dallas5 wrote: As a flight attendant, Ally Green has searched the world for a place she belongs. The story begins with her coming back home to Molasses Creek and gently unravelling her history in order to continue on.I wasn't sure what to expect with this book, but it surpassed all my expectation. Seitz' attention ... Booksneeze Review: Beyond Molasses Creek

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 12/29 dallas5 wrote: This book is a love story involving high school sweethearts, an accidental wedding, and a whole lotta other country cuteness. It all begins when Travis McCoy, a rodeo cowboy, reenacts a wedding with Shay Brandenberger, a single Mom trying to get by on her ranch.Since this book is romance fiction, it's ... Booksneeze Review: The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 11/29 dallas5 wrote: Nettelhorst's A Year with Jesus is an excellent way to spend time with your Maker. This devotional offers 365 lessons, each beginning with a Bible passage featuring Jesus at the forefront and then a section of application and explanation of the passage. A couple aspects of this devotional ... Booksneeze Review: A Year with Jesus by R.P. Nettelhorst

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 11/1 dallas5 wrote:  My favourite thing about this book was its profound honesty. Herd did not shy away from tough questions and didn't pretend that he could offer simple solutions to the questions. Written for those who don't fit the prototypical church mold, Herd talks about his journey in rejecting religion ... Booksneeze Review: More Lost Than Found

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Love You More

Love You More

On 9/3 dallas5 wrote: According to Chinese proverb, "An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place, or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break." In Love You More, Jennifer Grant threads together a delightful memoir of her daughter's adoption.Grant ... Booksneeze Review: Love You More

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Cherished

Cherished

On 8/19 dallas5 wrote: I loved this book. Focusing on Kelli London, a talented songwriter who has to face her past in order to move forward, and Heather Anderson, an aspiring musician with a rough past, this book shows readers God's gift of forgiveness. Kim Cash Tate creates characters that are so real--they all ... Booksneeze Review: Cherished

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/3 dallas5 wrote: I absolutely loved this book. Lisa Harper writes in a humourous-yet-poignant style, creating a fun and spiritually-uplifting book.Harper starts her chapters or lessons with a fun, heartfelt story. She then ties the applicable situation to a biblical passage; something Jesus said or did. The ... Booksneeze Review: Stumbling Into Grace

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5 Stars

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 7/23 dallas5 wrote: Available as part of the Christian Encounters series, this biography on J.R.R. Tolkien is well-organized, deep in subject matter, and enriches one's sense of Tolkien himself. The book begins at the very beginning--when Tolkien was a baby living in South Africa. Readers will then read about the death ... Booksneeze Review: J.R.R. Tolkien

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 7/12 dallas5 wrote: This is a fantastic book. I am a while off child-rearing, but I still found it so enlightening in many ways. First of all, this book is well organized. First, readers learn what exactly "The Blessing" is and 5 different steps in creating a blessing for others. Later, readers can learn about homes ... Booksneeze Review: The Blessing

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/14 dallas5 wrote: This book is a bit like that "trunk in the attic". There are so many good lessons to learn and memories to laugh (and cry) about. Eileen Button's stories are so refreshing and thoughtful at the same time. Whether she addresses "waiting for death" or "waiting for fish to bite", there is a lesson to be ... Booksneeze Review: The Waiting Place

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 5/28 dallas5 wrote: This text delves into the world of money from an Amish perspective. Craker discusses everything from the basics—spending, thrifting, and reusing—to thrifty gifting, swap parties, bulking up on food, and even entertainment on a dime. While there are many stories ... Booksneeze Review: Money Secrets of the Amish

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