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The Lucky Few

The Lucky Few

On 4/20 Ashley Osborn wrote: Imagine struggling with infertility for years, watching friends and family grow their families, while your own belly is empty. Motherhood was the one thing Heather Avis really wanted in life. Finally, when the doctors confirmed what she'd been dreading, Heather and her husband, Josh took the leap and ... The Lucky Few by Heather Avis

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, for Grandma

Thank You, God, for Grandma

On 4/2 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was able to read and review this adorable book called "Thank You, God, for Grandma" by Amy Parker and illustrated by Rosalinda Kightley!At 20 pages long, with a few sentences on each page, it's the perfect size book for 2-5 year olds! Even my 8 month old enjoyed looking at all of the colorful ... Thank You, God, for Grandma by Amy Parker

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5 Stars

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Angels in the Bible for Little Ones

Angels in the Bible for Little Ones

On 3/1 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Angels in the Bible for Little Ones" by Allia Zobel Nolan is an adorable 32 page board book perfect for preschoolers, toddlers and babies!It includes stories about Abraham and Sarah, Elijah, Daniel in the Lion's Den, Mary (Jesus' mother), Joseph and Mary, and Jesus. Each story is approximately 4 pages ... Angels in the Bible Review!

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5 Stars

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A Spectacle of Glory

A Spectacle of Glory

On 2/23 Ashley Osborn wrote: Joni has faced a lifetime of hardships throughout her adult years. From being resigned to a wheelchair, to finding out she has breast cancer, Joni has dealt with so much heartache. But as readers will find out after reading "A Spectacle of Glory: God's Light Shining Through Me Every Day", she doesn't ... A Spectacle of Glory by Joni Eareckson Tada

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5 Stars

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Uninvited

Uninvited

On 1/19 Ashley Osborn wrote: I was pretty excited when I saw this book was available for review! I love Lysa Terkeurst's books, and I was definitely eager to read this one! With a name like "Uninvited," it tends to draw you in.Lysa begins with sharing about her childhood. A father who abandoned her, and countless times of rejection. ... Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst

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4 Stars

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The Long Journey to Jake Palmer

The Long Journey to Jake Palmer

On 9/21 Ashley Osborn wrote: Jake Palmer is a 30 something year old former Ironman racer who coaches people on finding out their true identities by trying to figure out what's in their bottle. But what a lot of people don't know is that Jake doesn't even know what's on his bottle.Events that transpired 18 months ago keep him from ... The Long Journey to Jake Palmer by James L. Rubart

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5 Stars

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With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect

On 9/15 Ashley Osborn wrote: "With All Due Respect: 40 Days to a more fulfilling relationship with your teens and tweens" by Nina Roesner & Debbie Hitchcock is the newest book on how to have a better relationship with your kids!It's created specifically for parents (ie moms) who might already be having difficulties relating ... With All Due Respect by Nina Roesner & Debbie Hitchcock

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5 Stars

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Miracle in Music City

Miracle in Music City

On 8/17 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Miracle in Music City" by Natalie Grant is the third and most recent book released in the Glimmer Girls series!Twins, Mia and Maddie and younger sister Lulu are hot on the case of another mystery! The girls' mom, who is famous singer, Gloria Glimmer, is setting up an auction at the Grand Ole Opry to ... Miracle in Music City by Natalie Grant

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5 Stars

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Pumpkin Patch Blessings

Pumpkin Patch Blessings

On 7/22 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I had the privilege of reading and reviewing "Pumpkin Patch Blessings" written by Kim Washburn with illustrations by Jacqueline East!I was pretty excited to receive this adorable little book in the mail. It's a board book approximately 5" x  8" in size. The front cover features two adorable ... Pumpkin Patch Blessings by Kim Washburn

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5 Stars

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I Believe in Jesus

I Believe in Jesus

On 7/14 Ashley Osborn wrote: "I believe in Jesus: Leading Your Child to Christ" by John MacArthur is a beautifully illustrated hardcover book which helps parents lead their little ones to Christ.The book begins with the creation of the world and how everything was perfect. Then God created Adam and Eve and sin entered the world. ... I Believe in Jesus by John MacArthur

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5 Stars

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Great Stories Of The Bible

Great Stories Of The Bible

On 5/7 Ashley Osborn wrote: I was rather impressed with this "I Can Read! Adventure Bible: Great Stories of the Bible" book, illustrated by David Miles! I don't normally buy these kinds of books because they usually don't hold up very well with small children, but this book is excellent! It features 6 books in 1 in a beautiful ... I Can Read! Great Stories of the Bible

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5 Stars

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NIrV, Kids' Quest Study Bible, Hardcover

NIrV, Kids' Quest Study Bible, Hardcover

On 4/30 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was able to read and review "Kids' Quest Study Bible NIrV" which includes answers to over 500 questions about the Bible!I'm always super excited to do Bible reviews for kids! There's so many out there, it's so hard to know which ones are best for each child. I think this Bible was beautifully ... Kids' Quest Study Bible NIrV Review

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5 Stars

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Baby Wren And The Great Gift

Baby Wren And The Great Gift

On 4/19 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Baby Wren and the Great Gift" by Sally Lloyd-Jones is an absolutely adorable fully illustrated story book for your favorite little ones!Baby Wren meets a series of other animals doing amazing things. She meets a Kingfisher who swoops down and catches a fish, Ring Tail Cats who climb and do cartwheels, ... Baby Wren and the Great Gift by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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5 Stars

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Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

On 4/9 Ashley Osborn wrote: Why is it that in an age when we need God most, it seems less and less people are going to church? In "Jesus Called: He wants His church back" Ray Johnston takes an honest look at his job as a pastor, and makes it a goal to find out what he can do to reach more people for Christ.He found that most people ... Jesus Called, He wants His church Back by Ray Johnston

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5 Stars

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London Art Chase

London Art Chase

On 3/21 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Glimmer Girls: London Art Chase" by Natalie Grant is the first book in the Glimmer Girls book series. This series is aimed at girls between the ages of 8-12 or grade levels 3rd-7th. In the Glimmer Girls London adventure, twin 10 year old sisters: Maddie and Mia and their little sister, Lulu are on vacation ... Glimmer Girls London Art Chase by Natalie Grant

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5 Stars

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Royal Easter Story

Royal Easter Story

On 3/2 Ashley Osborn wrote: "A Royal Easter Story" by Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson is an adorable Princess story aimed at girls between the ages of 2 and 6.Princesses Joy, Grace, Faith, Charity and Hope are busy preparing for the Easter celebration in the next village. The girls pack up all their best dishes and supplies ... "A Royal Easter Story" by Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

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3 Stars

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A Dolphin Wish

A Dolphin Wish

On 2/10 Ashley Osborn wrote: I LOVE reading and reviewing children's books because my kiddos love to read just as much as I do. I was especially excited that the main focus of "A Dolphin Wish" was that the three girls Mia, Maddie and Lulu were all sisters sharing the special bond that my own girls have."A Dolphin Wish" is actually ... Glimmer Girls: A Dolphin Wish by Natalie Grant

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5 Stars

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Strong and Kind

Strong and Kind

On 1/28 Ashley Osborn wrote: I was so excited to add this book to my growing collection of Robertson/Duck Dynasty books! In "Strong and Kind: And other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed" by Korie Robertson and Chrys Robertson, readers learn a little bit about Korie and Willie's parenting style. She explains ... Strong and Kind by Korie Robertson with Chrys Howard

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Good Night, Little Love

Good Night, Little Love

On 1/11 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Good Night Little Love" by Thomas Nelson is an adorable bedtime book perfect for small children. My two youngest love it so I would probably recommend it for children ages 1-5.This 24 page book is a board book about baby bunny and his mommy. The rhyming format of the story is perfect as a lullaby for ... Good Night Little Love

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5 Stars

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The Word Of Promise New Testament (Audiobook)

The Word Of Promise New Testament (Audiobook)

On 11/23 Ashley Osborn wrote: The Word of Promise New Testament Audio NKJV Bible is a 20 cd collection that features the voices of many popular actresses and actors including Richard Dreyfuss, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, John Schneider, Luke Perry, Terence Stamp, and many more.  It features 20 hours of audio and more than 120 ... The Word of Promise New Testament

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5 Stars

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The Carols of Christmas

The Carols of Christmas

On 10/29 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I had the privilege of reading and reviewing "The Carols of Christmas: A Celebration of the Surprising Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Songs" by Andrew Gant. It's a 224 page hardcover book explaining the traditions and histories of many famous Christmas carols we know and love!There are ... The Carols of Christmas by Andrew Gant

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5 Stars

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NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

On 8/15 Ashley Osborn wrote: The "NIV Bible For Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope and Love" is designed for 13-18 year old girls! It includes daily readings from multiple famous young ladies including: Bethany Hamilton, Annie Downs, Nicole Weider, Denise VanEck and many more!Each book of the Bible introduction page includes ... "NIV Bible For Teen Girls" Review!

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5 Stars

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Diary of a Jackwagon

Diary of a Jackwagon

On 7/29 Ashley Osborn wrote: My husband and I have been fans of Tim Hawkins for quite some time. He first introduced me to Tim's comedy when we were dating, and at first I thought Tim was a little weird, but truth be told, I loved what he had to say. Since then, my husband and I have been to two concerts to see Tim perform, and ... Diary of a JackWagon by Tim Hawkins with John Driver

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5 Stars

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Anything

Anything

On 7/8 Ashley Osborn wrote: There are not too many books that speak to me so deeply as this one. I received this book for free in ebook format, but I will most likely be purchasing a real paper bound copy because I just loved it so much.What if you told God you would do anything and He took you up on it? Jennie Allen takes readers ... Anything by Jennie Allen

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5 Stars

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Believe Storybook

Believe Storybook

On 7/1 Ashley Osborn wrote: If you frequent my blog, you know that I LOVE reviewing children's books. This Bible storybook completely exceeded my expectations! I absolutely love it. "Believe Storybook: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus" is written by Randy Frazee with Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton and illustrated by Steve James.If you are unfamiliar ... Review of Believe Storybook

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5 Stars

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The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

On 6/18 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was ecstatic to read "The Good, The Bad, and The Grace of God: What honesty and pain taught us about faith, family and forgiveness" by Jep & Jessica Robertson! Our family has always been big fans of Duck Dynasty, but I didn't really know all that much about Jep and Jessica. As they state ... The Good, The Bad and The Grace of God by Jep & Jessica Robertson

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5 Stars

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Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

On 5/26 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Princess Charity: Sticker and Activity Book" by Jeanna Young and Jaqueline Johnson, with illustrations by Omar Aranda, is an adorable addition to any little girl's library! Princess Charity is just one of the five Princesses in this book series. The others are briefly mentioned as Joy, Grace, Faith, ... Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

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4 Stars

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The Behemoth Dinosaur in the Land of Uz

The Behemoth Dinosaur in the Land of Uz

On 5/16 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Behemoth Dinosaur in the Land of Uz" by Maryluz Guerrero Salas, is a story about Job as a little boy, and his pet dinosaur named Dippy. One of the key ideas to this story is how Job must teach his village a lesson about sharing the fruit and vegetation, although Dippy keeps eating all of it.The idea ... The Behemoth Dinosaur in the land of Uz

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2 Stars

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Women are Scary

Women are Scary

On 5/11 Ashley Osborn wrote: I have to admit...when I first requested this book, I thought the title was pretty hilarious. In no way was I prepared to read my new favorite book. "Women Are Scary" by Melanie Dale is a humorous yet serious look at mom friendships and why they are so vital to our lives.Like the author so eloquently ... Women are Scary by Melanie Dale

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5 Stars

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Savor

Savor

On 4/23 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was finally able to get my hands on a copy of "Savor" by Shauna Niequist! After reading "Bread and Wine" last summer, I was eager to read this little gem. What I love about this author is that she's painfully raw. She's honest about every aspect of her life. She lives in the here and now ... Savor by Shauna Niequist

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5 Stars

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Only God Can Make a Kitten

Only God Can Make a Kitten

On 4/21 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was able to review "Only God Can Make A Kitten" written by Rhonda Gowler Greene, and illustrated by Laura J. Bryant! In this adorable hardcover book, a little boy asks his mother a series of questions on God's creation. Each question is phrased similarly with a cute little rhyme. For example, ... "Only God Can Make A Kitten" by Rhonda Gowler Greene

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5 Stars

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The Case for Grace Student Edition

The Case for Grace Student Edition

On 4/9 Ashley Osborn wrote: "The Case for Grace Student Edition", the newest book by Lee Strobel and Jane Vogel is aimed at junior high and high school age students. This book is relatively short at only 132 pages, with a compilation of 8 different stories from a wide range of people who have been shown God's grace when they thought ... The Case for Grace Student Edition by Lee Strobel with Jane Vogel

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4 Stars

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Tiny Bear's Bible

Tiny Bear's Bible

On 3/25 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Tiny Bear Bible" by Sally Lloyd-Jones is an adorable cuddly Bible created for babies to toddler age children. It features an adorable fuzzy baby bear on the front cover that is soft to the touch! There are 11 Bible stories included beginning with "God makes the whole wide world- Genesis 1 & 2" and ... Tiny Bear Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook

The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook

On 3/15 Ashley Osborn wrote: If you had a childhood anything like mine, you probably grew up reading the Berenstain Bears books and watching their movies! Luckily my mom kept all of these books that my brother and I had so that our children can enjoy them too! So my kids are definitely familiar with the characters, and were super ... The Berenstain Bears' Country Cookbook by Mike Berenstain

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5 Stars

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Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

On 2/26 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was able to review the newest book in the Duck Dynasty "Duck Commander" Collection! My family has always been a big fan of Duck Dynasty. We love watching the show since it has wholesome family values and crazy antics by the brothers and Uncle Si! So naturally, my girls were also super excited ... Duck Commander Devotions for Kids by Korie Robertson and Chrys Howard

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5 Stars

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Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

On 2/11 Ashley Osborn wrote: It all began under a Tamerind tree on a mountainside in Haiti. At 24 years old, Megan had no idea where she was going in Haiti or what she would be doing there, but she did know one thing. God was calling her there for a purpose. After she sold all of her belongings, Megan stepped off a tiny airplane ... Miracle on Voodoo Mountain by Megan Boudreaux

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5 Stars

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Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

On 1/18 Ashley Osborn wrote: Like many families across America, my family loves to watch Duck Dynasty. Each episode is full of faith, family and hilarious antics by the Robertson brothers. What's not to love? So I was thrilled when I requested "The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible" for review!Featured in this Bible:125 Articles ... Review of The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

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5 Stars

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Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

On 10/25 Ashley Osborn wrote: Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary: New and Enhanced Version by Ronald F. Youngblood, F.F. Bruce and R.K. Harrison is a wonderful new addition to my library! This Bible dictionary includes: Cross-References to Major Translations, More than 7,000 up-to-date entries, more than 500 enhanced full-color ... Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

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5 Stars

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A Star for Jesus

A Star for Jesus

On 10/12 Ashley Osborn wrote: "A Star for Jesus" by Crystal Bowman and illustrated by Claudine Gevry is an adorable board book aimed at 2-5 year olds!The book begins with present day children looking out at the night sky in wintertime. It then goes on to explain that long ago, a new star appeared in the sky. People wondered what ... A Star for Jesus by Crystal Bowman

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5 Stars

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NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Women

NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Women

On 9/17 Ashley Osborn wrote: The Once A Day NIV Bible for Women is unlike any other Bible I've used before. I wasn't sure what to expect when I read that it has a reading plan included in it. This Bible is not a Bible you can just flip through to find the passage you want. Instead it is separated into 365 daily readings.Each reading ... Once A Day NIV Bible for Women

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5 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari

Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari

On 9/2 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Riley Mae and The Sole Fire Safari" by Jill Osborne is the third book in The Good News Shoes series. My 8 year old has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this book so she was super excited when she found out I was getting this book to review!In "Riley Mae and The Sole Fire Safari", Riley Mae is on ... Riley Mae and The Sole Fire Safari by Jill Osborne

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5 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 8/13 Ashley Osborn wrote: Some of my favorite books to review are children's books, so you can bet I was pretty excited to read this book! I had previously read "Get to Know Jesus" by Nancy I. Sanders so I had a good idea of what to expect from this second book."Get to Know Mary" by Nancy I. Sanders is a full-color biography ... Get to Know Mary by Nancy I. Sanders

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5 Stars

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Jesus

Jesus

On 7/23 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Get to Know Jesus: A biography for Kids by Nancy I. Sanders" is the perfect book for curious little ones who wonder what life was like for Jesus!The book has 10 chapters in all, beginning with a chapter called "The Important Plan" which explains how we know the Bible is true. It goes on to explain where ... Get to know Jesus by Nancy I. Sanders

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5 Stars

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Love, Skip, Jump

Love, Skip, Jump

On 7/16 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Love, Skip, Jump: Start Living the Adventure of Yes" by Shelene Bryan" is the story of how one woman decided to step out of her comfort zone and start saying yes more often. Throughout the book, Shelene takes us on an incredible journey! The title of her book gives us just a small glimpse into what ...

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5 Stars

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Smart Money Smart Kids

Smart Money Smart Kids

On 5/8 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week, I got the wonderful opportunity to read "Smart Money Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money" by Dave Ramsey and his daughter Rachel Cruze. I cannot say enough how much I enjoyed this book! I have been familiar with Dave Ramsey's methods and books for quite a few years and ... Smart Money Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze

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5 Stars

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Curious Creatures

Curious Creatures

On 4/24 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Made By God- Curious Creatures: 4 Books in 1" Published by Zondervan" is an adorable Level 2 reading book! This is one large hardcover book approximately 9 x 6.6 inches and includes four separate books:Rainforest FriendsJungle BeastsPolar PalsCurious Creatures Down UnderEach animal section includes ... "Made By God Curious Creatures: 4 Books in 1" Review

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4 Stars

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All In Student Edition

All In Student Edition

On 4/14 Ashley Osborn wrote: In "All In: Student Edition" by Mark Batterson and Parker Batterson, the main idea is to get students to see that if you don't hold out on God, then God won't hold out on you. Father/son duo, Mark and Parker dive deep into what it means to go "All In" for God and how nothing on this Earth belongs ... All In {Student Edition} by Mark Batterson & Parker Batterson

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3 Stars

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Gods at War Student Edition

Gods at War Student Edition

On 3/25 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I had the privilege of reading and reviewing "Gods at War: Student Edition" by Kyle Idleman!The Ten Commandments. Most people can name a few of these, or maybe even all of them, but do we really understand them? Most people misunderstand the meaning of one of the most important commandments, ... Gods at War Student Edition by Kyle Idleman

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5 Stars

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Young Women of Faith Bible, NIV

Young Women of Faith Bible, NIV

On 3/15 Ashley Osborn wrote: There are so many different types and versions of Bibles available out there, so it's hard to know which one is the right pick for you. This week, I had the privilege of reviewing the "Young Women of Faith Bible" with devotionals by Susie Shellenberger. You may remember her as the editor of Brio magazine! ... Young Women of Faith Bible

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5 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

On 2/18 Ashley Osborn wrote: "Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids" by Jill Osborne is the second book in "The Good News Shoes" series, and is aimed at 8-12 year old girls.Riley Mae is just an ordinary 12 year old girl when she gets the opportunity of a lifetime and her own line of shoes! But being famous is a lot harder than Riley ... Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids by Jill Osborne

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5 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

On 1/29 Ashley Osborn wrote: My 7 year old loves it when I get to review any type of children's book because it usually means that she gets it when I'm finished! So of course we were both excited to see a Christian girls book all about a girl and her shoes!!"Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek" by Jill Osborne is part of a new book ... Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek Review!

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5 Stars

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The Captive Maiden

The Captive Maiden

On 12/17 Ashley Osborn wrote: I cannot even begin to explain how excited I was for the release of "The Captive Maiden"! In case you are unfamiliar with Melanie's last two books, "The Fairest Beauty" and "The Captive Maiden", they are the retold fairy tales of Snow White and Cinderella! And even though the books completely stand on ... "The Captive Maiden" by Melanie Dickerson

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5 Stars

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NIV Ragamuffin Bible

NIV Ragamuffin Bible

On 12/3 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week, I had the pleasure of reading and reviewing "The Ragamuffin Bible- Meditations for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up and Brokenhearted with Devotionals by Brennan Manning." There is so much that I love about this Bible! I was especially drawn in by the title because I'm sure at one point or another, ... Ragamuffin Bible with devotionals by Brennan Manning

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Handbook

Adventure Bible Handbook

On 11/12 Ashley Osborn wrote: "The Adventure Bible Handbook" by Robin Schmitt & David Frees is sure to be a new favorite in your household of 7-12 year olds...at least it is in mine! The book itself actually says it's for 9-12 year olds, but if you have a good reader like my 2nd grader, they will get just as much out of it!The ... Review of Adventure Bible Handbook!

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/19 Ashley Osborn wrote: This weekend, I had the privilege of reading and reviewing "Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition" by Catherine DeVries! Not only does the Deluxe Edition have an adorable Bible perfect for little ones, but also a cd which tells each of the stories.The Bible is full of beautiful illustrations and pictures ... Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition by Catherine DeVries

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5 Stars

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A Man Called Blessed

A Man Called Blessed

On 10/8 Ashley Osborn wrote: Ok, anyone who knows me knows that I will jump at the opportunity to read a Ted Dekker book! Like many others of his books, this book did not disappoint!"A Man Called Blessed" is the sequel to "Blessed Child", but it is also a stand alone book. You do not need to read "Blessed Child" first, but it will ... Review of "A Man Called Blessed" by Ted Dekker and Bill Bright

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5 Stars

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Overextended and Loving Most of It

Overextended and Loving Most of It

On 9/16 Ashley Osborn wrote: I found "Overextended...and Loving most of it!" by Lisa Harper to be a lovely read!Lisa shares stories from her own personal background, and how it shaped her into the person she is today. After watching her parents get a divorce, she experienced heartache at a very young age. She grew up knowing her ... "Overextended....and loving most of it!" by Lisa Harper

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5 Stars

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She's Twelve Going on Twenty

She's Twelve Going on Twenty

On 8/20 Ashley Osborn wrote: I love reading a great parenting book and this book was no exception! While this book is aimed at mothers of teens and preteens (ages 9+) I gathered so much valuable wisdom from it's pages! My oldest is now only 7, but after reading this book, I feel like it gave me a great insight as to what to expect ... She's Twelve Going on Twenty by Kim Camp

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5 Stars

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Runaway Emotions

Runaway Emotions

On 8/10 Ashley Osborn wrote: Do you ever wonder why God allows us to experience certain emotions? Loneliness, worry, frustration, anger...These are only a few of the emotions discussed in this book. Jeff Schreve dives deep into the reasons we experience these emotions and what God wants us to do about them. He shares stories of ... Runaway Emotions by Jeff Schreve

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5 Stars

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Anomaly

Anomaly

On 7/3 Ashley Osborn wrote: First of all, I was super excited when I saw this book was available for review! Science Fiction is definitely my favorite type of book, even if it is young adult fiction! This book reminds me so much of the Hunger Games trilogy yet it is still so different at the same time."Anomaly" is set in the future ... Anomaly by Kristen McGee

Ashley's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

On 6/20 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I had the privilege of reading and writing a review of "The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby" by Erin Macpherson. First of all, NO I am not pregnant. :) This just looked like a good book and since I hope to actually be pregnant someday soon, I thought it couldn't hurt to read up on pregnancy ... "The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby" by Erin Macpherson

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5 Stars

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 5/12 Ashley Osborn wrote: There are multiple reasons I loved this book, but probably the most dominant being that the author was just so REAL.I think what I appreciated most about this book was the author's ability to be raw. She speaks about her own personal insecurities and struggles, while sharing her passion for life. Cooking. ... Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist

Ashley's Rating:

4 Stars

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Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

On 4/30 Ashley Osborn wrote: This week I was super excited to read and review "Simply Delicious Amish Cooking" by Sherry Gore! The title of this cookbook says it all. There are over 237 pages of simple recipes included in this book! Sherry Gore compiled this enormous list of recipes from hundreds of Amish and Mennonite women across ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Sherry Gore

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5 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

On 4/23 Ashley Osborn wrote: In my opinion, this book could not have come at a more opportune time for me! I always pictured the terrible two's occurring when a toddler is at least 2 years old, but according to Erin Macpherson in "The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a toddler", the terrible two's actually begin at 18 months. ... Review of "The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler" by Erin Macpherson!

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5 Stars

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The Passionate Mom

The Passionate Mom

On 4/17 Ashley Osborn wrote: I have to say first and foremost that I thoroughly enjoyed reading Susan's book! Her approach to writing a parenting book is much different than most books I have read. She doesn't write about a parenting list of "Do's" or "Don'ts" but rather 10 patterns we should follow based on the life of Nehemiah.Perception- ... The Passionate Mom by Susan Merrill

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Prayer Warrior Mom

Prayer Warrior Mom

On 4/3 Ashley Osborn wrote: In a lot of ways, this book is similar to "The Power of a Praying Parent" by Stormie Omaritan, but I still loved it just the same! Marla explains 15 different areas in which we can pray for our children while helping them fight spiritual, emotional and physical battles. There are so many issues that ... Prayer Warrior Mom by Marla Alupoaicei

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One Perfect Life

One Perfect Life

On 3/21 Ashley Osborn wrote: "One Perfect Life: The complete story of the Lord Jesus" is a blended version of the gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. MacArthur also blends in parts of the Old Testament that prophesize Jesus' birth, death and resurrection to make one complete story of Jesus' life. It is similar to a Bible except ... One Perfect Life by John MacArthur

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Persecuted

Persecuted

On 3/5 Ashley Osborn wrote: Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians by Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea is written about many of the different types of persecution aimed at Christianity all around the world. I knew persecution of Christians still existed, but I really did not understand how many people around the ... Persecuted by Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea

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Intentional Parenting

Intentional Parenting

On 2/25 Ashley Osborn wrote: If you're looking for a parenting book on dealing with your child's disobedient and disrespectful nature, this book is for you! But it's not what you might expect. I think too often parents think their children's behavioral problems and disobedience have only to do with their children, but that's just ... "Intentional Parenting: Autopilot is for Planes" by Sissy Goff, David Thomas and Melissa Trevathan

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Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle

On 2/15 Ashley Osborn wrote: First of all, this book is a 40 day devotional with most of the chapters ranging from 4-5 pages, but I didn't take the 40 days to read the book. I read through it whenever I had a moment to spare. Most of the chapters only took a precious few minutes to read through, but the content stuck with me. "Draw ... Draw the Circle: The 40 day Prayer Challenge by Mark Batterson

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Heaven's Lessons

Heaven's Lessons

On 2/5 Ashley Osborn wrote: This book is the story of a man who went in for a popular procedure and actually "died" on the operating table. Perhaps what disturbs me the most about this first bit of information is that just one year ago today, I also underwent surgery on my gallbladder! But there was a difference with Steve's circumstances. ... Review of Heaven's Lessons by Steve Sjogren

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3 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/26 Ashley Osborn wrote: I don't normally read a devotional before I read the accompanying book, but this book looked like a good read so I thought I'd give it a try. I wasn't disappointed!What I liked best about this devotional was that Lysa spoke from experience. Her honest trial and error, and  how she had to learn to ... My review of "Unglued- a Devotional" by Lysa Terkeurst

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4 Stars

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Just Like Jesus

Just Like Jesus

On 1/21 Ashley Osborn wrote: When I was choosing what book to review, there were quite a few options available and I was especially interested in 4 or 5 different titles. I read through the previews of each book and decided on "Just Like Jesus" by Max Lucado. It is actually the first book I have read by him despite the fact that ... Review of Just Like Jesus by Max Lucado

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When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

On 1/10 Ashley Osborn wrote: When I first saw this book available for review, the title piqued my interest. My paternal grandmother died last Spring after suffering with dementia for many years, and my maternal grandmother was just diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. There is a sense of comfort knowing that you are not alone when ... Review of "When your Parent becomes your Child- A Journey of Faith Through My Mother's Dementia" by Ken Abraham

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4 Stars

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 12/24 Ashley Osborn wrote: Let me start by saying that this is the first book I have read by John MacArthur, but I absolutely loved it and I am eager to read more of his work. In "12 Unlikely Heroes" by John MacArthur, the author talks about 12 different unexpected heroes from the Bible and gives a small preview into each of ... Review of 12 Unlikely Heroes by John MacArthur

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