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The Beginner's Bible Noah and the Noisy Ark

The Beginner's Bible Noah and the Noisy Ark

On 7/8 Amanda wrote: Noah and the Noisy Ark is a cute version of the biblical story Noah in the Ark. It retells the story of Noah and the Ark on a kids level that is fun and entertaining. It is easy to understand for kids of all ages. It is a simple book with colorful illustrations. This book is a board book with a handle ... Noah and the Noisy Ark – The Beginner’s Bible

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Things Bright and Beautiful

On 6/2 Amanda wrote: The book All Things Bright and Beautiful by Make Believe Ideas caught my attention right away. It is so vibrant and colorful. I was not let down when I received it in the mail. It is a padded book with a handle. It is smaller than I thought it would be, however, the size is perfect for young kids. The ... All Things Bright and Beautiful by Make Believe Ideas, Illustrated by Dawn Machell

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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God Loves Mommy and Me

God Loves Mommy and Me

On 5/18 Amanda wrote: I love to review kids books. My favorite kid’s books are board books that I can read to my three year old. God Loves Mommy & Me is a really cute book. It is a padded board book that is a great size for young children. The cover is adorable and I could not wait to see what the illustrations were like ... God Loves Mommy & Me by Bonnie Rickner Jensen, Illustrated by Laura Watkins

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Cloth Over Board, Purple, Red Letter Edition

KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Cloth Over Board, Purple, Red Letter Edition

On 4/10 Amanda wrote: This Bible has a pretty purple cover. It is a nice compact Bible that will fit into most purses. It has a lot of great features for a compact Bible. It has full-color maps, the words of Christ are in red and it has two ribbon markers. This Bible also has a table of contents and chapter titles I would ... KJV Compact Thinline Bible, Thomas Nelson Book Review

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Really Woolly Easter Blessings

Really Woolly Easter Blessings

On 2/13 Amanda wrote: I picked this book to review because the front cover looked so adorable. I love to have new books for my Tiny Tot Sunday School Class and my three year old. The overall look of the book is great. It’s a padded board book with cute illustrations. When I received this book and looked on the inside I ... Easter Blessings by Bonnie Rickner Jensen, Illustrated by Donna Chapman

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Prayers and Answered Prayers

Prayers and Answered Prayers

On 11/29 Amanda wrote: I have never been the biggest fan of journaling but I know it is a valuable tool. My daughters love books that you can write in and journal. Journaling is a great concept for anybody but especially for pre-teen and older girls. Prayers and Answered Prayers is actually two small prayer journals. They ... Prayers and Answered Prayers (Book Review)

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Say & Pray Devotions

Say & Pray Devotions

On 11/9 Amanda wrote: I chose to review this book because I have a 3 year old son that I hoped it would be perfect for. He is just now learning about letters and really enjoys books. He even tries to read them to us. I thought Say & Pray may be something interactive for the both of us to enjoy together. It has a great childlike ... Say & Pray Devotions by Diane Stortz, Illustrated by Sarah Ward

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Royal Christmas to Remember

A Royal Christmas to Remember

On 11/1 Amanda wrote: A Royal Christmas to Remember is a fantastic book about five princesses named Joy, Grace, Faith, Charity and Hope. These princesses have everything they could possibly want and they are so excited for Christmas. They can not wait to decorate their castle top to bottom. They have so many decorations.They ... A Royal Christmas to Remember by Jeanna Young & Jacqueline Johnson, illustrated by Omar Aranda

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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God Bless My Friends

God Bless My Friends

On 10/14 Amanda wrote: God Bless My Friends is such a cute book. I am a big fan of the “God Bless My….” books by Hannah C. Hall. I have God Bless my Fall and Christmas. They are such awesome books. I was actually given this book by Booklookbloggers.com review program for my honest review. It is not hard to be honest ... God Bless My Friends by Hannah C. Hall, Illustrated by Steve Whitlow

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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KJV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

KJV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

On 10/5 Amanda wrote: The Beginner’s Bible KJV is produced by Zonderkidz. The Illustrations are by Denis Alonso. This Bible is designed for kids ages 6-10. It has some nice features. The cover is very kid friendly. It is a hardcover Bible. It comes with a page in the front of the Bible that you can write who the Bible is ... The Beginner’s Bible KJV, Book Review

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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One Small Donkey

One Small Donkey

On 9/26 Amanda wrote: One Small Donkey is a Christmas Storybook by Dandi Daley Mackall. It is illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens. I was given a free copy of this book for my honest review.his book is about little ones that can do big things. Even though we do not know for sure if a donkey carried Mary to Bethlehem. This ... One Small Donkey by Dandi Daley Mackall, Illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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How to Live in Fear

How to Live in Fear

On 7/30 Amanda wrote: I was giving the book How to Live in Fear Mastering the Art of Freaking Out by Lance Hahn for my honest review from the booklookblogger.com program. I chose to review this book because I have suffered with anxiety. This book is about a Pastor of a large church that suffers with Anxiety. It tells about ... How to Live in Fear Mastering the Art of Freaking Out By Lance Hahn

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4 Stars

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Little One, God Made You Special

Little One, God Made You Special

On 5/11 Amanda wrote: I have to say that this book caught my interest right from the cover. It is really cute with the momma and baby bear. The illustrations are so adorable with mom and baby animals on each page. There are deer, ducks, rabbits, mice and more. This book teaches on how every little one is special. No one is ... Little One, God Made You Special by Amy Warren Hilliker, Illustrated by Polona Lovsin

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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My Little Bible

My Little Bible

On 4/28 Amanda wrote: I received a free copy of My Little Bible from the booklookblogger.com program for my honest opinion. My Little Bible is produced by Thomas Nelson and illustrated by Diane Le Feyer. This book was not exactly what I expected. It is small for little hands which is very nice. When I say small its about ... My Little Bible illustrated by Diane Le Feyer

Amanda's Rating:

3 Stars

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I Can Learn to Pray

I Can Learn to Pray

On 4/7 Amanda wrote: Praying is such a great thing to teach your children. I choose to review this book “I Can Learn to Pray” because I felt like it was something my children can really use help on right now. I received this book for free from the “Booksneeze.com” book look blogger program for my honest review. This ... I Can Learn to Pray by Holly Hawkins Shivers, Illustrated by Becka Moor

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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God is Watching Over You

God is Watching Over You

On 3/15 Amanda wrote: God is Watching Over You is such a cute book. The day I got this book my 2 year old son was in a bad mood. He came into my room with a little sad frown on his face. I started to read this book to him and by the second page he was smiling. He really loved this book.God is Watching Over You is a story ... God is Watching Over You by P.J. Lyons illustrated by Tim Warnes

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Dolphin Wish

A Dolphin Wish

On 3/7 Amanda wrote: A Dolphin Wish is the second book in a series called the Glimmer Girls by Natalie Grant. The first book is the London Art Chase. The series is a faithgirlz product produced by Zonderkidz. Natalie Grant is an award winning recording artist. The Gospel Music Association has named her Female Vocalist of ... A Dolphin Wish by Natalie Grant

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5 Stars

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One Spring Lamb

One Spring Lamb

On 2/19 Amanda wrote: This book is a refreshingly cute Spring book. One Spring Lamb is a counting board book that starts with one spring lamb. It counts all the way to ten. Everything you count has to do with spring including Lilies, Daffodils, Easter Dresses, Fancy Hats, Flying Kites, Ties, Butterflies, Seeds, Ducks, Birds, ... One Spring Lamb by Anne Vittur Kennedy

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Money-Making Mom

Money-Making Mom

On 2/8 Amanda wrote: This book has a lot of great tips to help you look outside the box to find a way to earn money. This book is for moms that want to stay at home and work or want to provide an income by creating their own business. Not only does Crystal encourage us woman to work for ourselves. She encourages us to use ... Money Making Mom by Crystal Paine

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Andi Unstoppable

Andi Unstoppable

On 12/12 Amanda wrote: I received this copy of Andi Unstoppable from the book look bloggers program for my honest review. This book is written by Amanda Flower. It is the third book in the Andi Boggs Novel Series. I enjoyed this book from the beginning. It is about a girl in middle school named Andi Boggs. She is best ... Andi Unstoppable by Amanda Flower

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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I Prayed for You

I Prayed for You

On 11/20 Amanda wrote: I Prayed For You by Jean Fischer is such a cute book. It is about a mama bear who as her cub grows up she prays for him. It has small prayers for milestones in her cubs life such as walking and going to school. She also prays when she is mad or sees her cub get hurt. I really enjoyed this book from the ... I Prayed For You by Jean Fischer Illustrated by Frank Endersby

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Win or Lose, I Love You!

Win or Lose, I Love You!

On 11/5 Amanda wrote: I chose to review the book Win or Lose I Love You! by Lysa Terkeurst because I wanted a book for my children to help teach them to play fair. I have had problems in the past with my children wanting to cheat at games just to win. They are very competitive and none of them want to lose. This book certainly ... Win or Lose I Love You! by Lysa Terkeurst, illustrated by Jana Christy

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You

On 10/22 Amanda wrote: The Plans I Have For You by Amy Parker is a colorful fun book. It is for ages 4 - 8. It is to inspire readers of all ages to dream about their future and to trust that God has great plans for each and every one of us. This book does a good job teaching children that God has made us all for a purpose. ... The Plans I Have For You by Amy Parker

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Best Hair Book Ever!

Best Hair Book Ever!

On 10/1 Amanda wrote: I picked the Best Hair Book Ever! by Faithgirlz because I thought it would be a nice gift for my 14 year old daughter. She loves to do hair and she is very good at it. This book is geared towards middle school age. I think it also good for high school age girls. I even found some good tips for myself. ... Best Hair Book Ever by Faithgirlz

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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KJV Foundation Study Bible

KJV Foundation Study Bible

On 9/16 Amanda wrote: I love getting to try out new Bibles. I am a KJV only girl and I love it when I can find new styles of the King James Version Bible. This review is on the Foundation Study Bible, KJV. It is a hardcover Bible with a dust jacket. I personally like the Bible cover better then the dust jacket. The cover ... Foundation Study Bible, KJV

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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God Bless Our Fall

God Bless Our Fall

On 8/24 Amanda wrote: God Bless Our Fall written by Hannah C. Hall and Illustrated by Steve Whitlow is an awesome book! I love fall and I love this book. I got it for my two year old and he really enjoyed it. With fall coming up I thought it would be a cute book to introduce fall to him. I was not disappointed. This book ... God Bless Our Fal by Hannah C. Hall

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Submarines, Secrets and a Daring Rescue

Submarines, Secrets and a Daring Rescue

On 8/9 Amanda wrote: Submarines, Secrets & A Daring Rescue by Robert J. Skead and Robert A. Skead is the second book from the American Revolutionary War Adventures. It is published by Zonderkidz. I read this book with my 10 year old son in mind because he thought it would be interesting. It is designed for ages 8 to 12. ... Submarine, Secrets & A Daring Rescue by Robert J. Skead and Robert A. Skead

Amanda's Rating:

3 Stars

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101 Things Every Girl Should Know

101 Things Every Girl Should Know

On 7/20 Amanda wrote: 101 Things Every Girl Should Know by Zonderkidz. This book is based on expert advice on stuff big and small from the Editors of Faithgirls and Girl's Life Magazine. I have to say that I wasn't sure if I was going to like the material in this book because I am very picky on what my girls are reading when ... 101 Things Every Girl Should Know by Zonderkidz

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Brave Queen Esther

Brave Queen Esther

On 7/3 Amanda wrote: Brave Queen Esther is a Zonderkidz, I Can Read! book. The pictures are by David Miles. This book is a level 2 reading book which is for children who are learning to read but still need some help. Brave Queen Esther tells the story of Queen Esther from the Bible that saved the Jews. This story follows ... Brave Queen Esther by Zonderkidz, pictures by David Miles

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Bedtime Devotions with Jesus

Bedtime Devotions with Jesus

On 6/15 Amanda wrote: Bedtime Devotions with Jesus (My Daily Devotional for Kids) is for young elementary age children. It has a devotion for each day of the year and even comes with a bookmark built in to easily keep up with your reading. The devotions have so many topics for young children including but not limited to salvation, ... Bedtime Devotions with Jesus (My Daily Devotional for Kids)

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Noah's Voyage

Noah's Voyage

On 5/27 Amanda wrote: Adventure Bible, Noah's Village is an I Can Read! book by Zondervan illustrated by David Miles. This book is a children's book that is a reading level 2 (reading with help). This book is the simple story of Noah's Ark. It retells Noah's voyage from the Lord asking Noah to build the ark, the flood, sending ... Noah's Village (I Can Read!, Adventure Bible) by Zondervan, Pictures by David Miles

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5 Stars

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Samantha Sanderson Off the Record

Samantha Sanderson Off the Record

On 5/7 Amanda wrote: I read the book Samantha Sanderson Off the Record by Robin Caroll because I have two middle school aged girls and I thought it would be something they would enjoy but I wanted to check it out first. It is book three of the Samantha Sanderson FaithGirlz! series, chapter books that are based on middle ... Samantha Sanderson Off the record by Robin Caroll

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

On 4/23 Amanda wrote: I first have to say that I love the Berenstain Bears so I was very excited to receive a free book from BookLook Bloggers for my honest review. I remember reading these books as a kid and I could not wait to read it to my kids. My elementary and middle age kids all loved this book. In the book the bears ... The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country by Mike Berenstain

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Rainbow Egg

The Rainbow Egg

On 4/10 Amanda wrote: The Rainbow Egg is a children's book about adoption. It is a story about a chicken that lives in the woods and has an egg but no nest. She finds a chicken coop with an empty nest and asks to put her egg in it. The chicken hatches and the mother chicken asks to leave her baby chicken with the Rainbows ... The Rainbow Egg by Linda Hendricks

Amanda's Rating:

1 Stars

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Lovelier Than Daylight

Lovelier Than Daylight

On 4/9 Amanda wrote: Lovelier than Daylight is set in the time of the Westerville Whiskey Wars of 1875 and 1879. Two plots emerge to create one suspenseful story of Susanna and her family. When Susanna comes into town to meet her sister she finds her gone and the children have been left at an orphanage. Desperate to get ... Lovelier than Daylight by Rosslyn Elliot

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 11/27 Amanda wrote: This book was about a young missionary worker whom after being jilted by her supposed future husband really wanted to go to China to serve the Lord but ended up in Indian Territory. When she arrived on her mission field the other missionaries thought that she wouldn’t make it, judging her by her properness ... Through Rushing Water by Catherine Richmond

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4 Stars

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His Love Endures Forever

His Love Endures Forever

On 9/20 Amanda wrote: I absolutely loved this book. I like to read Amish books occasionally but sometimes I feel they are repetitive. This book kept me on my toes the whole time. It is about a girl with a troubled past whom falls in love. Unfortunately it is with the wrong guy and she ends up pregnant and alone. She turns ... His Love Endures Forever by Beth Wiseman

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 9/19 Amanda wrote: I am more of a fictional book reader but I thought I would give John MacArthur’s book Twelve Unlikely Heroes a try. I have heard that he is a good author and this book sounded very interesting. When I started reading it I was slightly disappointed that the book seemed to lack personality and basically ... Twelve Unlikely Heroes by John MacArthur

Amanda's Rating:

3 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 8/23 Amanda wrote: I picked this book because I am a huge fan of Historical fiction. I just recently started reading Biblical fiction and it is very hard for me because I tend to judge it harshly. I have to keep in mind that this is a FICTIONAL story. The author uses her best resources to bring a person we don’t know ... This Scarlet Cord by Joan Wolf

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Redemption

Redemption

On 7/10 Amanda wrote: Redemption by Bryan Clay Redemption is an awesome read! It is a biography about Bryan Clay an Olympic Gold medalist. Although he had a rough time when he was young he overcame a lot of odds and made it to the Olympics. His story is interesting from beginning to end. He credits all his success to God ... Redemption by Bryan Clay

Amanda's Rating:

5 Stars

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Here's Lily

Here's Lily

On 5/24 Amanda wrote: Here’s Lily by Nancy Rue is about your typical 6th grade girl who is dealing with teasing and self-consciousness. She struggles with bullies and even family joking. When Lily is feeling down about herself she gets a little boost from a modeling agency that teaches her to do the best with what you ... Here's Lily by Nancy Rue

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5 Stars

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