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Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

On 6/5 Beth wrote: The Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations, (Zondervan, 2018) is a great idea book for the out-of-school-getting-kinda-bored kid.  There are activities for both boys and girls including simple crafts, games and challenges. Each adventure includes a bible verse (taken from the ... Book Review: The Adventure Bible Book of Daring Deeds and Epic Creations

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5 Stars

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Create!

Create!

On 5/3 Beth wrote:  Create:  A Girl’s Guide to DIY, Doodles & Design is 140 pages of creativity.  It is probably most appropriate for an early teen girl, maybe 9 – 13.  The crafts are a little complex for young fingers and the “doodles” are certainly grown-up-type coloring.  But for the ... Book Review: Create: A Girl’s Guide to DIY, Doodles & Design

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5 Stars

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BibleForce

BibleForce

On 4/21 Beth wrote: Bibleforce: The First Heroes Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2018) is a comic-book-style bible story book.  It begins with the story of creation and ends with the final judgment in 642 pages. The illustrations in this book are absolutely incredible.  Bright colors draw the eye and realistic images ... Book Review: Bibleforce: The First Heroes Bible

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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KJV, Minister's Bible, Imitation Leather

KJV, Minister's Bible, Imitation Leather

On 4/2 Beth wrote:  When Thomas Nelson offered to send me a copy of the KJV Minister’s Bible for review, I jumped at the chance thinking how nice it would be to pass it along to a young man recently called to preach.  So I review this particular book not as someone accustomed to the pulpit but as a shopper for ... Book Review: KJV Minister’s Bible

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Memory a Day for Moms

A Memory a Day for Moms

On 3/20 Beth wrote: Journalling is tough for me.  I know a lot of people really recommend it for everything from therapy to Bible Study but I often struggle with it.  And then there are those wonderful Bible Studies that have fill in the blank questions – since my head doesn’t work the way most heads work ... Book Review: A Memory A Day for Moms

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings

Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings

On 3/9 Beth wrote: The Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings is a beautifully illustrated board book filled with poems, bible verses and the timeless Precious Moments boys and girls.Every other page has a bible verse from the International Children’s Bible.  The poetry of this book presents information ... Book Review: Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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Every Day with Jesus

Every Day with Jesus

On 2/20 Beth wrote: Charles Stanley’s devotions for children is a great book.  Every Day with Jesus is setup much as you’d expect with a one page per day devotion consisting of a short verse of scripture, a few words of education and encouragement then a one or two line prayer.  The bottom of each page is ... Book Review: Every Day With Jesus 365 Devotions for Kids

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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NKJV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible

NKJV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible

On 2/10 Beth wrote: I am always loathe to give a Bible a negative review.  But study bibles are very expensive and I certainly want any reader to be able to make a fully informed choice.  With that said, I am afraid I’m disappointed in the Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible.This study bible has numerous timelines ... Book Review: NKJV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible

Beth's Rating:

3 Stars

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365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids

365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids

On 2/1 Beth wrote: In 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids (Slatter, Tommy Nelson, 2017), author Kathryn Slattery presents a question for each day’s devotion.  Formatted as a traditional devotion, it opens with a relevant Bible verse, gives the answer to today’s question in a few short paragraphs then a two-line ... Book Review: 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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KJV, Know the Word Study Bible

KJV, Know the Word Study Bible

On 10/4 Beth wrote: Know the Word Study Bible Each book of the Bible opens with a great introduction which includes a “how to study” that particular book. Unique to each book, ... Book Review: KJV Know the Word Study Bible

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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God Bless My School

God Bless My School

On 9/12 Beth wrote: God Bless My School (Hall, Hannah C., Thomas Nelson, 2017) is an adorable board book that walks you through a series of forest animals who are looking forward to starting school.In rhyme, each little animal mentions the autumn weather, school supplies, mixed emotions and their kind teacher.  Then ... Book Review: God Bless My School

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5 Stars

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The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition

The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition

On 8/11 Beth wrote: I am so excited to review The King James Study Bible, Full Color Edition!  I want to begin by telling you that The King James Study Bible has been around since 1988 and I’ve carried it as my primary bible for more than a decade and I’m very attached to it.  So when Thomas Nelson gave me ... Book Review: The King James Study Bible, Full Color Edition, Thomas Nelson, 2017

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Gramps and Gran

The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Gramps and Gran

On 7/12 Beth wrote: Review of:  The Berenstain Bears Bless our Gramps & Gran (Berenstain, Mike, Zonderkidz, 2017) Perhaps it is unfair for me to review The Berenstain Bears ... Review of: The Berenstain Bears Bless our Gramps & Gran

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5 Stars

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My Bible Adventure Through God's Word

My Bible Adventure Through God's Word

On 6/23 Beth wrote: My Bible Adventure contains 52 bible stories for kids.  The stories begin in Genesis chapter 1 and end in Acts chapter 16.  Each story gives the scripture reference then tells the story in terms young children can understand. The story is followed by “Today’s Adventure” which relates ... Book Review: My Bible Adventure Through God’s Word, Thomas Nelson 2016

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Woman's Study Bible, NKJV

The Woman's Study Bible, NKJV

On 5/23 Beth wrote: I am really excited to review The Woman’s Study Bible because it is a nice study bible written specifically for women. It opens with the customary pages for writing marriage details and a brief family history.  The marriage page introduces the Ketubah which is the Jewish marriage contract ... Book Review: The Woman’s Study Bible, Thomas Nelson, 2016

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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KJV Word Study Bible

KJV Word Study Bible

On 2/15 Beth wrote: I’ve reviewed several study bibles over the past few months but I knew as soon as I opened the box containing the KJV Word Study Bible that I had a winner in my hands.  Perhaps the review copies that are sent out are naturally going to be in the least expensive bindings, but when I’m considering ... Book Review: KJV Word Study Bible, Thomas Nelson 2017

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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KJV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

KJV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

On 12/24 Beth wrote: The Beginner’s Bible KJV is a beautifully bound hardback version of the Authorized King James Version of the Holy Bible.  There are twenty full color images throughout the book; these are cartoon-like characters that will be very appealing to young readers. There is a sixty-seven page concordance ... Book Review: The Beginner’s Bible King James Version

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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NKJV, Know The Word Study Bible

NKJV, Know The Word Study Bible

On 12/2 Beth wrote: Book Review:  NKJV Know the Word Study Bible, 2016 Thomas Nelson The NKJV Know the Word Study Bible is a great little book that can easily be carried to church ... Book Review: NKJV Know the Word Study Bible

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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When Mountains Move

When Mountains Move

On 9/6 Beth wrote: When Mountains Move (Cantrell, Thomas Nelson, 2013) was given to me by the publisher in exchange for a fair in impartial review.  It is a story written in the first person featuring a young girl recovering from a violent attack and adjusting to a new marriage.While I have a little trouble sketching ... Book Review: When Mountains Move, Julie Cantrell, Thomas Nelson, 2013

Beth's Rating:

2 Stars

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NKJV, American Woman's Bible

NKJV, American Woman's Bible

On 8/19 Beth wrote: I’ve been delaying writing this review because I want to be completely frank yet it’s hard to write a less-than-rave review of a Bible.  Yet, that is I’m afraid what I must present to you. The American Woman’s Bible is a companion to the American Patriot’s Bible which was also edited ... Book Review: American Woman’s Bible

Beth's Rating:

3 Stars

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Behold the Man

Behold the Man

On 4/4 Beth wrote: Book Review:  Behold the Man, Bodie & Brock Theone, Zondervan, 2015 Bodie & Brock Theone have written over seventy novels and while I haven’t read all of them, I’ve never read any of their work that wasn’t wonderful.  Behold the Man ... Book Review: Behold the Man

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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One Spring Lamb

One Spring Lamb

On 2/28 Beth wrote: One Spring Lamb by Anne Vittur Kennedy (2015, Thomas Nelson) is a delightful children’s book about Springtime and Easter.  This is a counting book that sums up ten elements of springtime, including Easter dresses, baskets and eggs.  It wraps up ... Book Review: One Spring Lamb

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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NKJV, Apply the Word Study Bible, Hardcover, Red Letter Edition

NKJV, Apply the Word Study Bible, Hardcover, Red Letter Edition

On 2/21 Beth wrote: Book Review:  Apply The Word Study BibleI am thrilled to offer you a review of the Apply The Word Study Bible, (2016, Thomas Nelson, Inc) to which I am giving four stars.This study bible with New King James scripture has many great features to aid in your daily devotions or as a tool in organized ... Book Review: Apply The Word Study Bible

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Inn at Ocean's Edge

The Inn at Ocean's Edge

On 4/13 Beth wrote: The Inn at Ocean’s Edge opens with Claire Dellamare driving into the Hotel Tourmaline to surprise her father who is there for an important business meeting. She has no idea how successful the surprise is. From the moment she enters the hotel she begins to unravel a decades-old mystery which offers ... Great Plot but needs attention to detail

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3 Stars

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Deception on Sable Hill

Deception on Sable Hill

On 3/31 Beth wrote: Deception on Sable Hill is a delightful romantic mystery set in Chicago in 1893. Eloisa Carstairs carries a heavy burden that she has been unwilling to share with anyone; when she meets police detective Sean Ryan he immediately understands that she is burdened and quickly guesses the nature of it. ... Intriguing Romantic Mystery

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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Really Woolly Nighttime Lullabies

Really Woolly Nighttime Lullabies

On 3/28 Beth wrote: This is an absolutely charming little children’s story book. It is a board book which I am always thrilled to find because it allows the children to have the book in their hands and enjoy it. There are colorful pictures on every page illustrating this little lamb in all kinds of situations from ... Great Bedtime Book

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Faith of Her Own

A Faith of Her Own

On 3/5 Beth wrote: Book Review: A Faith of Her Own, Kathleen Fuller, Thomas Nelson, 2015 A Faith of Her Own is an Amish Romance novel presenting four different couples who are in very different phases of both life and relationships. Initially, Jeremiah and Anna Mae are presented both as the best of friends in childhood ... A new spin on Amish fiction

Beth's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Bracelet

The Bracelet

On 2/23 Beth wrote: Book Review: The Bracelet, Dorothy Love, Thomas Nelson 2014 The Bracelet is an historical fiction novel set in Savannah, Georgia in 1858. Dorothy Love beautifully combines family drama and romance with mystery in a book that compels the reader to reach the end and learn the secrets of the Browning family. Many ... The Bracelet offers Murder Mystery, Romance and Drama all in one.

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

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Tiny Bear's Bible

Tiny Bear's Bible

On 1/31 Beth wrote: Tiny Bear’s Bible is a children’s Bible story book containing eleven individual stories written in verse. The outer cover is delightful, being made of soft fleece with a plush teddy bear appliqued on the front. My daughter loved the presentation as much as I dis; as I read the book she couldn’t ... Tiny Bear's Bible

Beth's Rating:

2 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

On 1/20 Beth wrote: The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag by Mike Berenstain is a delightful children’s book that continues the tradition begun by Jan and Stan Berenstain in the 1960’s. I am thrilled to find their son Mike Berenstain continuing this series and moving it toward teaching biblical principles. The ... Another Great Berenstain Bears Book

Beth's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Crimson Path of Honor

The Crimson Path of Honor

On 12/4 Beth wrote: The Crimson Path of Honor is an historical romance – heavy emphasis on the romance part. It is primarily set in an Indian village in the Rocky Mountains where a young woman from Boston is taken when she is kidnapped by a Lakota raiding party. Ms. Tosi is undoubtedly a greater expert on Native American ... Historical Romance - heavy on the romance

Beth's Rating:

2 Stars

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