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Pumpkin Patch Blessings

Pumpkin Patch Blessings

On 8/18 Lydia McKnight wrote: Pumpkin Patch Blessings is a fun board book to help us all get ready for fall. For all the hot weather that we have been having, it doesn't seem like fall is any where close by. The pictures in this book were a lot of fun to look at. I have enjoyed looking through this book. Thanks to BookLook Bloggers ... Cozy Up With Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Young and Beardless

Young and Beardless

On 8/2 Lydia McKnight wrote: Young & Beardless was way better than I was expecting. When you take a child of someone famous and they write a book, it makes a little nervous that they are riding mom and dad's fame. This book was still very good. If you have a teen boy, I would encourage you to have them read this book. A role model ... Cozy Up With Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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My Little Prayers

My Little Prayers

On 5/19 Lydia McKnight wrote: My Little Prayers is a fun book for little ones. There are different prayers for different events in life. Birthday, Christmas, and everyday are just a few. My daughter has loved to flip through this book. We will enjoy getting to flip through this book over the next many years. Thanks to BookLook ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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My Little Bible

My Little Bible

On 5/9 Lydia McKnight wrote: My Little Bible is a cute little book. There is a picture on one page and a short little story on the other page. Great for a time that you don't have much time to read to your little ones. My almost 2 year old daughter has loved getting to flip through this book. This book will be added to our pile ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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Jesus Today Devotions for Kids

Jesus Today Devotions for Kids

On 4/19 Lydia McKnight wrote: Jesus Today is written as if Jesus is talking directly to a child. What a fun way to write a book. There are several verses that are included with each day. This book is a little too old for Esther. I would say designed for maybe an 8 year old. We will definitely be tucking it away to pull out later ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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God Bless Our Country

God Bless Our Country

On 2/23 Lydia McKnight wrote: We loved getting the board book God Bless Our Country in the mail. My 1 1/2 years old is starting to think that she needs real pages in a book, but she still spent time looking through this book. The animals in this book are very cute as they give a great tribute to our country. I like the fact that ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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All Aboard the Ark

All Aboard the Ark

On 2/11 Lydia McKnight wrote: All Aboard the Ark is written from the viewpoint of the animals. The words rhyme and are very cute yet simple. The board book and pastel water colors make this a fun book for the young child. Very durable and great for the little hands. We have enjoyed getting to read and look through this book at ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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The Four Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership

The Four Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership

On 1/12 Lydia McKnight wrote: Pin on Pinterest What I really liked about The Four Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership: The Power of Leading from Your Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength is that the book is well divided into sections. I have to admit that I did some skimming of this book, and I was able to pick out things that were ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Strong and Kind

Strong and Kind

On 12/31 Lydia McKnight wrote: Sometimes when a book is written by someone famous who isn't known for writing, I get a little leery. I did however really enjoy this book. Very well written. Korie talked in Strong and Kind: And Other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed about different character traits that she thinks ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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God's Good News Bible Storybook

God's Good News Bible Storybook

On 11/18 Lydia McKnight wrote: We were just finishing up The Jesus Storybook Bible, which I absolutely love, and were needing something else to do. I have several Bible story books, but none of them were making me want to reread them right now. So, when God's Good News Bible Storybook came in the mail, I was excited to get to reading ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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4 Stars

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Goodnight, Manger

Goodnight, Manger

On 11/4 Lydia McKnight wrote: My first reading of Goodnight, Manger did not impress me. The angels are depicted as real men that kinda float in the air. I have to admit it kinda creeps me out, and it took a little bit for me to get past this concept. I did go back and read it again after my daughter spent a long time just flipping ... Goodnight, Manger {Book Review}

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4 Stars

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Win or Lose, I Love You!

Win or Lose, I Love You!

On 10/27 Lydia McKnight wrote: I really enjoyed Nine Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage. I love Sheila's openness in discussing areas of marriage. I have enjoyed her blog To Love, Honor and Vacuum, and this book presented the same truths. I know I needed these truths so that I can work on implementing them in my marriage. This ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Song of the Stars

Song of the Stars

On 10/5 Lydia McKnight wrote: When I first opened this book, I wasn't sure what to think. It claims to be the Christmas story with a different twist. After reading Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story, I loved the book! Different elements of nature are looking forward to the coming of Christ and respond in an appropriate way. Neat ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Thank You, Lord, For Everything

Thank You, Lord, For Everything

On 9/17 Lydia McKnight wrote: I really enjoyed reading Thank You, Lord, For Everything. The rhyming is this book made it fun to read without being cheesy. I also like that the pages are thick without being super childish so that my 14 month old can enjoy looking at the book on her own. I really like that they are teaching kids to ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Thankful

Thankful

On 9/4 Lydia McKnight wrote: Thankful was a super fun book. Reminded me to be thankful for things in my everyday life. I don't think it is too early to instill our kids to be thankful. The pictures in this book are adorable and fun to look at. I would just flip through to look at the pictures. We will be reading this book several ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones

The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones

On 8/18 Lydia McKnight wrote: When I got this book in the mail, Esther was excited. She reached up because she wanted to see the book. Thankfully, the book has thick pages so I was able to hand this down to her to look at. Initial reaction to The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights) was ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

On 7/29 Lydia McKnight wrote: Once again the book Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book did not disappoint. The activities in this book are great for a little girl. This book is recommended for 4-8 year olds, and I am sure that little girls in this age group would love this book. There are pictures in color and some pages that ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Jesus Calling for Little Ones

Jesus Calling for Little Ones

On 6/28 Lydia McKnight wrote: Jesus Calling for Little Ones is a perfect little book for my daughter right now. At almost a year, she is grabbing at pages and turning them. This can result in ripped pages! This book has thick pages that she can turn on her own. The pictures also attract the eye. I like that on each page there is ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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1 Stars

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Believe Storybook

Believe Storybook

On 6/17 Lydia McKnight wrote: When I first opened the book, Believe Storybook, I fell in love with all the pictures. Definitely a fun book just to look through. This book is divided up into chapters that ask questions about the spiritual life. Things like what is eternity and how do I know what God wants me to do. In every chapter, ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

On 6/6 Lydia McKnight wrote: Pin on PinterestI cannot imagine that their are many girls in the 4-8 year age range who would not love Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book. Fifty stickers to use inside the book. Also there are activities that include the following: Word Find Coloring Page ... Princess Grace {Book Review}

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5 Stars

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Brave Queen Esther

Brave Queen Esther

On 5/22 Lydia McKnight wrote: Brave Queen Esther was a fun book to read with Esther. I loved all the pictures that were in the book. The story line was also interesting. The book kept my little one's attention, but yet told the story well. There were a few things that bothered me, that seems to be a theme with kid's books, part ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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4 Stars

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Remnants: Season of Fire

Remnants: Season of Fire

On 5/7 Lydia McKnight wrote: Because I haven't had any fiction books to review, I decided to get Remnants: Season of Fire Remnants: Season of Fire and give it a read. This book kinda had a sci-fi twist to it.Took me a while to get into it because I hadn't read the first book in the series. There is a battle of good and evil. Interesting ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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4 Stars

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Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

On 4/22 Lydia McKnight wrote: Henry Hodges Needs a Friend was quite a cute book. Henry needs a friend, and his parents help him to find one. I love that they go to the pound to find a dog. My husband and I had a good time searching many local pounds for out dog. I think it would be fun someday to take my daughter to the pound just ... Cozy Up with Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

On 4/14 Lydia McKnight wrote: I enjoyed getting to watch my husband read The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country to Esther. He said, I didn't know that Berenstain Bears is Scriptural. If anyone has an explanation of when this changed? A long book for my little one, but I did enjoy the story. I enjoyed that Papa Bear served in ... Cozy Up With Some Good Books

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

On 4/1 Lydia McKnight wrote: Pin on PinterestThe Berenstain Bears God Made You Special is a great book to read to a child who doesn't understand why one of their friends may be a little different. The bears are encouraged to show love and try to help their friend fit in with them. Definitely gonna be using this book as a teaching ... Cozy Up With a Good Book

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5 Stars

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Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

On 3/19 Lydia McKnight wrote: Duck Commander Devotions for Kids has been a fun book to read Esther at night. We always read her a Bible story before bed, and this book provides a nice alternative. There is a Bible verse given, a story, and a very practical application given. This book will probably be more beneficial as she gets ... Cozy Up With a Good Book

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5 Stars

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Only God Can Make a Kitten

Only God Can Make a Kitten

On 2/28 Lydia McKnight wrote: Only God Can Make a Kitten is a very cute book about lots of different things that God made. I love the pictures in the book and the story line of the book. They end the book by saying that the child is the most important thing that God made. The one thing that I wish would change about this book is ... Cozy Up With a Good Book

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5 Stars

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The First Easter Ever

The First Easter Ever

On 2/17 Lydia McKnight wrote: I was excited to get The First Easter Ever in the mail yesterday. I told my husband that I am loving getting to build up a library and not pay for the books. Esther and I read this book last night and enjoyed getting to read about the first Easter. The story was Biblical until I got to one point. I ... The First Easter Ever {Book Review}

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4 Stars

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Bunny's First Spring

Bunny's First Spring

On 2/9 Lydia McKnight wrote: Bunny's First Spring is a book that I am excited about putting on the bookshelf and pulling out several times over the next few years to read lots. A new bunny is born and discovers lots of new things during Spring. I can only watch as my little one discovers lots of things. I fell like she is kinda ... Five More Weeks of Winter....Then Easter!

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5 Stars

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Little Chick's Bible

Little Chick's Bible

On 1/28 Lydia McKnight wrote: Little Chick's Bible looks like a super fun book. The cover is enticing, the stories are cute and rhyming. I actually put the book in my diaper bag as more of a toy for my daughter. I have to admit though, this book does not look like it will hold up for very long. The fuzzy cover is just glued on the ... For the Love of Reading

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4 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

On 12/30 Lydia McKnight wrote: The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag was another great book to read with my daughter. I am sure that some day there will be pride that comes into her little life. This book will be a great one to pull out and read with her. I like that the new Berentain Bear books aren't as long as the older ones. ... Cozy Up for a few good books

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5 Stars

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The Sweetest Story Bible for Toddlers

The Sweetest Story Bible for Toddlers

On 12/15 Lydia McKnight wrote: I really liked the fact that The Sweetest Story Bible for Toddlers is a board book. I can easily give the book to Esther without worrying that the pages will be torn out of the book.I also like that the stories in this book aren't the same stories that are in every other story book. We got to read the ... A Few Fun Reads

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4 Stars

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Andi Under Pressure

Andi Under Pressure

On 11/28 Lydia McKnight wrote: I am not sure it I am suppose to admit to liking this book or not, but I thoroughly enjoyed Andi Under Pressure. Written for a middle schooler, this book features a mystery at a science camp. The story line was clean and suspenseful. Kept me reading even though it was below my age level. I really think ... A Few Book Reviews

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5 Stars

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The First Christmas Ever

The First Christmas Ever

On 11/2 Lydia McKnight wrote: The First Christmas Ever lays out the Christmas story in a very Biblical way. I love when books don't stray from what is in the Bible. For a book that is only $1.99, you can't beat it. The book is small, but would make for a cheap and profitable gift for those on your Christmas list. This book is for ... These Books Are Getting Me Ready for Christmas!

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4 Stars

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

The Legend of the Candy Cane

On 10/18 Lydia McKnight wrote: If you are not familiar with The Legend of the Candy Cane, then I highly suggest you check out at least the legend for this Christmas. The pictures in this book are great. Click one one of the links and head over to amazon to check out some of the pictures. The story is great as well. Points right ... The Legend of the Candy Cane

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5 Stars

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 10/6 Lydia McKnight wrote: I saw this book and got excited for Christmas. The book may be a little long for Esther, but she did contently listen almost to the end. I really enjoyed how clearly the Christmas story was presented in this book. The story didn't just stop with Jesus being born, but went on to Jesus starting His ministry. ... Getting Ready for Christmas Reading

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5 Stars

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King David

King David

On 9/24 Lydia McKnight wrote: Once again, I love this serious of books and King David did not disappoint. For a person that doesn't really like history, this book brings the history to life in a great way. I really can't wait til Esther is old enough that we can look at this book together. I love all the pictures that are contained ... A Few Fun Reads

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5 Stars

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Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

On 9/9 Lydia McKnight wrote: Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door was a fun loving book about a boy who is learning to be a cowboy. My favorite page in the book said, "Do not squat with spurs on. Right away, it is a two-bandage day." Conrad has many experiences that are similar. I look forward to putting this book on the shelf to read ... Fun Reads

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5 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 8/26 Lydia McKnight wrote: If I were back in school, Get to Know Mary would have been a great book for a book report. I like that this book tells about the time period that Mary live during. There are many pictures that make the book exciting. Part of the text sticks pretty much to what we are told in the Bible. Then we are given ... Great Reads

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5 Stars

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Fly a Little Higher

Fly a Little Higher

On 8/13 Lydia McKnight wrote: After I received Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered a Mom's Small Prayer in a Big Way, I was a little apprehensive to read the book. A decent size book about a kids struggle with cancer. Could be really good or it could be a big waste of time. I thought the book was excellent. I wanted to keep reading. I ... My Thoughts on Fly a Little Higher

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5 Stars

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The Case for Christ Student Edition

The Case for Christ Student Edition

On 7/4 Lydia McKnight wrote: Lee Strobel was a journalist that went out to prove that Christianity is false. Part of his research and findings are included in the The Case For Christstudent edition. I love the conciseness of this book. In my mind, if someone didn't believe in Christ, they may pick up this student edition over the ... The Case for Christ Student Edition by Lee Strobel {Book Review}

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5 Stars

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Wonder Women

Wonder Women

On 3/25 Lydia McKnight wrote: Ever feel like as a woman you have to be the best at everything? Wonder Women gives lots of stats to prove that you are not along. Also, advice is given in order to help you balance all that you are trying to do in life. I really liked the definition of vocation that is given in this book. Vocation is ... Wonder Women by Kate Harris {Book Review}

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3 Stars

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The 21-Day Financial Fast

The 21-Day Financial Fast

On 3/11 Lydia McKnight wrote: Michelle, challenges her readers in The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom to take 21 days and not buy anything but what they really need. She also challenges the reader to use only cash during those 21 days. The book is split up into 21 chapters for the 21 days. Along the ... The 21 Day Financial Fast by Michelle Singletary {Book Review}

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4 Stars

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