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10 Minutes in the Word: Psalms

10 Minutes in the Word: Psalms

On 7/7 Amanda wrote: After reviewing the Proverbs 10 Minutes in the Word, I knew I wanted to get my hands on the Psalms version. This one is formatted slightly differently, because there are so many Psalms. Most of the time, you have to read 3-4 Psalms per devotional. Because of this, I realize that it is harder to get a ... 10 Minutes in the Word: Psalms | Book Review

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5 Stars

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10 Minutes in the Word: Proverbs

10 Minutes in the Word: Proverbs

On 6/16 Amanda wrote: I was pleasantly surprised with this little book. Some daily devotional books give just a tiny thought to dwell on. Not this book. It digs deep and unashamedly confronts worldly ideas and shallow Christianity for what they are.It is formatted to where you read a portion of Scripture from your own Bible ... 10 Minutes in the Word, Proverbs | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Ever Faithful

Ever Faithful

On 5/26 Amanda wrote: I got this book in, and immediately my sisters and I had to “ooh and ahh” over the cover and inside pages. It is truly a beautiful book and a delight to just look at and flip through with a firm cover that will last throughout the years.I obviously didn’t have time to read all 365 devotionals in ... Ever Faithful | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Create!

Create!

On 5/12 Amanda wrote: I enjoyed the diversity of ideas in this book. It goes from room décor to clothing to jewelry to artwork. While some ideas are ones that I wouldn’t enjoy, there were other ideas that I loved. There is such a great variety of styles that I think anyone could find several ideas that match their preference ... Create! | Book Review

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5 Stars

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God Bless You and Good Night

God Bless You and Good Night

On 5/5 Amanda wrote: This is my third book by Kristie Wilde, and I have been pleased with all of them—both with the illustrations and the message in these books. They go beyond the simple “children’s book” and give a deeper meaning that the reader can discuss with young children. This book’s theme is on the variety ... Two Children's Books | Book Reviews

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5 Stars

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KJV, Minister's Bible, Imitation Leather

KJV, Minister's Bible, Imitation Leather

On 4/24 Amanda wrote: Though I am not a minister, I was interested to see what all this publication of the Bible contained, as I heard it had extra resources. It is a soft leather and very comfortable to hold. There are three bookmarks, which is a major plus for me, as I usually read in more than one place at a time. The ... KJV Minister's Bible | Book Review

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4 Stars

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I Prayed for You

I Prayed for You

On 4/6 Amanda wrote: What an adorable book! Unlike the last few children’s books I’ve reviewed, this one is hard-cover a jacket and paper pages.The illustrations are soft, pencil drawings of a mama bear and her cub. They are very relaxing to look at—and remind me of some of my favorite childhood books as well.Each ... I Prayed for You | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 3/31 Amanda wrote: Cute cartoon animals illustrate the pages of this book as the reader explores the farm, making animal sounds, and telling them all goodnight. It begins with an overview of the farm then travels to say goodnight to the pigs, cows, horses, cats, sheep, chickens, and mice. I have to say that I loved the ... Night, Night Farm | Book Review

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4 Stars

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Night Night, Jungle

Night Night, Jungle

On 3/22 Amanda wrote: Yet another cute children’s book! The reader takes a journey into the jungle and explores the various animals, drawn in brilliant colors. A catchy verse of poetry accompanied each page as you say goodnight to lemurs, Jaguars, toucans, chameleons, monkeys, parrots, frogs, and sloths. I appreciated a ... Night, Night, Jungle | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Every Day with Jesus

Every Day with Jesus

On 3/9 Amanda wrote: I have enjoyed the adult devotional books by Charles Stanley, so when I saw this children’s daily devotional available, my interest was piqued.The book is sturdy, colorful, and attractive. There is one short devotional per page that takes less than five minutes to read.Each devotional begins with a ... Every Day With Jesus | Review

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5 Stars

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A Place at Our Table

A Place at Our Table

On 2/9 Amanda wrote: Who is a fan of Amish fiction? I've read several Beverly Lewis books, but so far, she has been the extent of my Amish fiction reading. So, when I saw Amy Clipston up for review (and heard several other reader friends who read her), I decided to give her a try!Who is your favorite Amish fiction author?First ... A Place at our Table | FLF and Book Review

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4 Stars

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With Love, From Me to You

With Love, From Me to You

On 1/13 Amanda wrote: Oopsie, this didn't post yesterday, so it's a day late!It's not the month that we think of as "the love month," but this little book I'm featuring fits perfectly for any season of the year!A red heart sends a messagethat says "I so love you,"but we can send those same wordsin what we say and do.What ... With Love, from Me to You | First Line Friday, Book Review

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5 Stars

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God Bless My Family

God Bless My Family

On 12/8 Amanda wrote: Happy Friday! For this Friday's first line, I'll just show you the first page. Then you get to read it and see the adorable art!As usual, connecting with Hoarding Books for First Line Friday!What is your favorite children's book?What are you reading this weekend?My ReviewI have a thing for ... God Bless My Family | First Line Friday and Review

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5 Stars

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KJV, Know the Word Study Bible

KJV, Know the Word Study Bible

On 10/21 Amanda wrote: I was interested in this as a three-way approach to studying the Bible. I would love to find a study Bible that I can hand to a young Christian that would teach them how to study God's Word for themselves. It was my hope that this may be one of those Bibles. Each book begins with a summary and how-to-study-this-book. ... KJV Know the Word Study Bible | Review

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4 Stars

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Beneath Copper Falls

Beneath Copper Falls

On 8/25 Amanda wrote: This Friday, I'm featuring a suspense novel. I think I've figured out that I'm not as much for suspense as I thought I was. I just don't care for dwelling on that which is dark--on the sick cruelty of humanity when separated from God. Yeah... have any of you read this book? Did you like it?~*~*~Also, ... First Line Fridays, Review | Beneath Copper Falls

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2 Stars

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Things Bright and Beautiful

On 5/27 Amanda wrote: This book makes me smile--it really does. It is so bright and colorful with a hint of glitter. I don't have any toddlers in my family, but having been around children, it is just the type of book that I know they would like. The cover of this book is padded hardcover; the pages typical board-book style. ... All Things Bright and Beautiful | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Grandpa Hugs

Grandpa Hugs

On 5/13 Amanda wrote: Another children's book on the radar today! I really think I'm getting addicted to children's books...Fuzzy bunnies, howling wolves, nimble monkeys, and other animals sprinkle the pages of this adorable little book, exploring the times that grandpa's spend with their grandchildren, such as playing games, ... Grandpa Hugs | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Jesus Loves Me

Jesus Loves Me

On 5/4 Amanda wrote: Children's book plus music...of course this is a book that called my name! The children's son, "Jesus Loves Me" is coupled with woodland art and fun, whimsical text. Three verses of "Jesus Loves Me" are depicted in this book. The first verse that we all know, but then the other two I don't recall ("As ... Jesus Loves Me | Book Review

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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Princess Prayers

Princess Prayers

On 4/21 Amanda wrote: Here I am, combining two things in one post again. ;) But really, this is a great and cute book to feature for First Line Friday..."Good morning, Lord, it's time to rise.The sun is shining bright.I've got my day ahead of me.Please help me do what's right."("Princess Prayers" by Crystal Bowman)Amazon ... Princess Prayers | FLF and Book Review

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5 Stars

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God Loves Daddy and Me

God Loves Daddy and Me

On 4/14 Amanda wrote: Happy Friday!! Today the book I'm featuring for First Line Fridays is a book I received to review... and it's another adorable one. :) Last month, I had gotten God Loves Mommy and Me and when I saw this one by the same author, I couldn't pass it up. ;) These are sweet little books that would make ... God Loves Daddy and Me | FLF and Book Review

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5 Stars

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God Loves Mommy and Me

God Loves Mommy and Me

On 3/28 Amanda wrote: By Bonnie Rickner Jenson; Illustrated by Laura WatkinsMy Review:This book. I am not sure how to write a cohesive review of it, because it is just too super cute! It is a children’s board book, full of colorful, soft illustrations and beautiful truths. The words to the book explore the different ways ... God Loves Mommy and Me | Book Review

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5 Stars

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Counting Blessings

Counting Blessings

On 5/13 Amanda wrote: About the Bookby Eileen SpinelliIllustrated by Lee HollandChildren count along from 1 to 10, following the sweet rhyming text by beloved author Eileen Spinelli and the cute and cuddly illustrations by Lee Holland. Along with counting, this padded cover board book teaches children to see the blessings ... Counting Blessings | Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Golden Braid

The Golden Braid

On 12/1 Amanda wrote: This was my first Melanie Dickerson book to try, after having heard of several friends reading her. The story leaned towards your typical beautiful girl/handsome guy duo who started out despising each other then discovered they loved each other.What I liked - this was probably the first Rapunzel story ... The Golden Braid | Book Review

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

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