Reviews by Amy Talbott
On 4/11 Amy Talbott wrote: A few years ago, 9 to be exact, I got married. I didn't expect to have children at the time because of some things my doctors had told me about my health. It turns out that the Lord had other plans for our family. I came home pregnant from the honeymoon. Over the next 5.5 years I was pregnant for 3 and ... Learning to Feed our Souls as Mothers
On 3/19 Amy Talbott wrote: One of my favorite parts of our home school day is the read aloud time. My kids have enjoyed several books over the past few years, some more than others. This year we have read through a few abridged, young readers versions of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Little Women. I have four girls and one ... My Kids Love this book
On 3/15 Amy Talbott wrote: Are you currently fasting for Lent? I am not, yet the idea is one that has been sitting in the back of my mind for a few years now. I grew up in a protestant, evangelical church that did not practice the Lenten fast. I had a few friends who were catholic growing up and I was aware of Ash Wednesday, but ... A New Take on Lent
On 1/18 Amy Talbott wrote: Note: I received a copy of the NIV Beautiful Word Bible free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my disclosure policy. I have played around a little bit with Bible journaling. I bought a note-takers Bible about a year ago and ... A Lovely Bible for Journaling.
On 1/1 Amy Talbott wrote: I received the book Money Making Mom by Crystal Paine from BookLookBloggers.com free for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information see my disclosure policy. Finding ways to make more money, while at the same time being home and available to your children is a dilemma that ... Keeps the focus where it needs to be.
On 12/31 Amy Talbott wrote: I received the Frost Bible by Tommy Nelson from BookLookBloggers.com free for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my disclosure policy. I have been looking for girlie Bibles for my girls. I was really pleased when I got the opportunity to review the Frost ... A Glittery, Girlie Bible
On 12/7 Amy Talbott wrote: Understand the Faith Study Bible NIV This study Bible was created by the editors from Christianity Today. It is packed full of lots of different resources. This book contains: An Alphabetical order of the books of the Bible Each book has it's own introduction Sections called Doctrine 101 that teach ... Not what I expected, but a good companion study aid.
On 12/1 Amy Talbott wrote: Note: I received the book 7 Women and the Secret of their Greatness by Eric Metaxas from Book Look Bloggers for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my disclosure policy. 7 Women and the Secret of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas I am a huge fan of Eric Metaxas' ... A Beautiful Book about Beautiful Women
On 11/18 Amy Talbott wrote: Note: I received the book Glory Days by Max Lucado Free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my Disclosure policy. Glory Days by Max Lucado. Glory Days by Max Lucado is a book that journeys through the book of Joshua and teaches ... Another beautiful book from Max Lucado
On 11/5 Amy Talbott wrote: Note: I received the NKJV Study Bible for Kids free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. I find this Study Bible for kids to be a really great idea. I love the attractive design as well as the different teaching elements that are built into the Bible. I would ... A Wonderful Idea, Kids aren't too young to dig into God's word
On 10/28 Amy Talbott wrote: Note: I received the NIrV Giant Print Holy Bible free for the purpose of review from BookLookBloggers.com. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my disclosure policy. NIrV Giant Print Holy Bible The NIrV Giant Print Holy Bible is an easy to ready large print Bible. This Bible is ... If you are struggling with your eyes, this is a great Bible for you.
On 10/28 Amy Talbott wrote: I do enjoy reading historical books. There are some historical books that are more interesting than others. The Printer and The Preacher is a book that stands out to me because of the comparison of two very different men, and how they were able to work together and benefit each other in many ways. Even ... A well written historical biography of two of our nations founding fathers.
On 10/8 Amy Talbott wrote: Note: I received this book for free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed here are my own. For more detail please see my Disclosure Policy. Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas Sacred Marriage is….. The book Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas is a different sort of marriage ... A Fabulous Book that reminds us that marriage is more than just to make us happy.
On 10/2 Amy Talbott wrote: Lately I have been enjoying a new found love of study Bibles. One advantage of reviewing books is that I get to have the opportunity to take a look at and dig into some of the new Bibles that are being released on the market. Today I get to tell you about one such Bible. [image] The NKJV Foundation ... A Wonderful Resource
On 9/21 Amy Talbott wrote: I love to read Sheila Walsh's writings. She is so genuine, and transparent. Her words seem to envelope you in a hug as she takes you on her own spiritual journey through God's word. I think you will find this book to be a great book for you or someone else you may know who drowning in life's business. I ... A Great Little Devotional Book
On 8/13 Amy Talbott wrote: Do your kids love The Berenstain Bears? Mine do, and the more books by Mike Berenstain I read the more I enjoy them too. I was given a free copy of the book The Berenstain Bears' Harvest Festival by Mike Berenstain from BookLookBloggers.com. This book has a lovely story teaching kids that we need to ... Another Wonderful book from Mike Berenstein
On 7/7 Amy Talbott wrote: I recieved this book from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. The artwork in this sticker and activity book is lovely. The book contains several different types of activities that will engage many young ladies who like to keep busy. These activities include mazes, wordfinds, pages to color, ... A fun Sticker and Activity book that focuses on teaching Character for young girls
On 7/7 Amy Talbott wrote: Princess Charity and Princess Joy Sticker and Activity Books: A Review. I received the books, Princess Charity Sticker and Activity book, and Princess Joy Sticker and Activity book free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. My girls really love stickers, and ... A Fun Alternative for Young girls that teaches Character qualities
On 6/23 Amy Talbott wrote: God's Beloved Daughters: Daily Discovering the Blessings by Merrilynn Grodecki This book is a daily devotional book, it contains readings for each day of the year. Each daily reading is prefaced with verses that the author recommends the reader look up, read and study before jumping into each chapter. ... Not My first Choice
On 6/23 Amy Talbott wrote: Over all Jarrid Wilson is calling out poser Christians. You know who I am talking about, those people who go to church and look the part. They have all the right words to say, and they look like they are Christians, but their lives seem to morph and change depending upon who they are around. When they ... Once you get past the title, the book has great content.
On 6/16 Amy Talbott wrote: hauna Niequist has written a delightful devotional aptly titled Savor that contains readings for each day of the year, in addition it also has recipes scattered throughout the book. Savor invites us to sit down, slow down, and drink in God’s word. Shauna invites us into her life in a very vulnerable ... A Great Devotional,
On 6/6 Amy Talbott wrote: When I am considering a book to review I try and pick books that are of interest to me and that I believe I will be able to give a positive review. This book was one chosen in haste I regret my decision. In the book The Relevance of Jesus' Own Gospel Mr. Dotson claims that he is seeking to show that ... Not a Book I can Recommend
On 4/16 Amy Talbott wrote: Finding mom-friends can be a difficult task for any woman. It seems that most women struggle to find friends after they become moms. Many things happen when we get married and our lives change. Maybe we have moved to a new city, or maybe our closest friends have moved away. There are many different reasons ... This is a Fabulous Book for All women.
On 4/3 Amy Talbott wrote: This children's bible is a nice tool for parents to have. Our family likes to have regular nightly Bible time. We gather all 5 kids together to sing songs, read some scripture and talk a little bit about what we read. Our oldest child is 7 years old and the youngest is about to turn 2 in about 3 weeks. ... A Great Tool For Parents.
On 3/18 Amy Talbott wrote: All’s Fair in Love and Cupcakes by Betsy St. Amant is a love story between the young lady Kat Varland and Lucas Brannen. The story starts in a cupcake shop in Bayou Bend, Louisiana and ends at the exact same cupcake shop taking the reader on a stressful trip to California in between. Kat Varland is ... All's Fair in Love and Cupcakes by Betsy St. Amant: A Review
On 3/5 Amy Talbott wrote: This bible has some wonderful notes in the beginning before you even get to Genesis. These notes include a general introduction to the Bible itself and explaining what the Bible actually is, an overview of what the whole Bible contains, and an essay on the Historical Reliability of the Bible. These notes ... good basic study bible for anyone ready to dig deeper into God's word,
On 2/18 Amy Talbott wrote: s wives, mothers and friends we have a great deal of power in the words that we use each and every day. I know that I personally struggle with using my words in a way that is uplifting rather than destructive. I can easily allow my emotions to dictate to me how I speak to my husband or my children rather ... Keep it Shut by Karen Ehman
On 1/5 Amy Talbott wrote: So have you ever read a book that caused you to rethink something. Like maybe your living room should be completely rearranged, or that perhaps the walls in your vanity that have been waiting to be sanded for 10 years should actually be done. Well, I have just read a book like that,and it has been causing ... Thank you @TheNester for The Nesting Place
On 12/29 Amy Talbott wrote: (This post contains affiliate Links.) I have been enjoying a lot of biogaphies lately, and this book is a great biography which, I believe, should be in any homeschooler's curriculum. The book, The Daring Heart of David Livingstone by Jay Milbrandt is a wonderful story that tells us unflinchingly of ... The Daring Heart of DavidLivingstone by Jay Milbrandt
On 12/19 Amy Talbott wrote: I am excited to share with you this beautiful book. It will Be Okay is a children's book written by Lysa Terkeurst, and illustated by Natalia Moore. I have read a lot of children's books and once in a while you come across one that touches even the parent's heart. This book walks you through a very important ... A Wonderful Christmas Gift
On 12/8 Amy Talbott wrote: I have come across a lot of good books lately, but this book stopped me in my tracks. I was stunned by this woman Hannah More. Not only for the fact that I had NEVER heard of her before, but also for the profound impact she has had on our culture. Without Hannah More it is possible our world would be ... Fierce Convictions
On 11/13 Amy Talbott wrote: In the book Messy Beautiful Love Darlene Schacht tells the story of mistakes she made in her marriage, and how those mistakes brought her face to face with who God is and what he has done for her and for us. Darlene tells her story in a way that constantly brings you back to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, ... Messy Beautiful love