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A Love Letter Life

A Love Letter Life

On 5/3 Elena Wiggins wrote: Jeremy's family have been filmed for their reality TV show, Little People Big World for much of his life, which is how I came to know of him since I loved that show. Their wedding was televised and I remember being impressed with how intentional the details were and how much they centered the wedding ... A Love Letter Life review

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5 Stars

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Don't Close Your Eyes

Don't Close Your Eyes

On 3/1 Elena Wiggins wrote: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri★★★☆☆ If you have read any novel by Lahiri before, the plots of these eight stories won't surprise you a bit. Lahiri follows the literary adage "write what you know" to the hilt. But that does not have to be a bad thing if that's what you're prepared for and ... February Books

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You're My Little Sweet Pea

You're My Little Sweet Pea

On 2/7 Elena Wiggins wrote: This year, I am hoping to get through at least 36 of the 100 unread books on my bookshelf. I am trying to avoid buying anymore books until I read a good portion of what I have. I started the year with a pretty good momentum: seven of the eight books I read where books I already owned (the first book ... January Book Reviews

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5 Stars

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Love Does for Kids

Love Does for Kids

On 12/5 Elena Wiggins wrote: The Call of the Wild by Jack London (audiobook narrated by Jeff Daniels) ★★★★☆ A domesticated (or dogmesticated?) St. Bernard-Scotch Shepard mix named Buck is stolen from his comfortable Northern California home and shipped to the rugged and freezing climates of Yukon, Canada ... November Book Reviews

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Jesus Calling: The Story of Christmas

Jesus Calling: The Story of Christmas

On 10/25 Elena Wiggins wrote: October brought two more Christian picture books from publishers to review, both gems in their own right. Colorful illustrations and child-friendly narration were found in each book. Jesus Calling: A Christmas Story by Sarah Young From the best-selling author of Jesus Calling devotionals (which ... October Kid-Lit

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5 Stars

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The Cow Said Neigh! Board Book

The Cow Said Neigh! Board Book

On 10/12 Elena Wiggins wrote: I adore children's books and get really excited when I am able to review new children's picture books for different publishers. I am slowly building a library for my future children with books I can hardly wait to read aloud together.  Here are two recently released books I received recently that ... September Kid Lit Reviews

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5 Stars

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I Can Only Imagine for Little Ones

I Can Only Imagine for Little Ones

On 10/2 Elena Wiggins wrote: Ashley's War: The Untold Story of Women Soldiers on Special Ops Battlefield by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (audiobook) ★★★★☆ 1st Lt. Ashley White was part of a pilot program that placed some of the Army's strongest, brightest female soldiers  alongside the Special Operation (Green Berets ... September Book Reviews

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I Am

I Am

On 9/4 Elena Wiggins wrote: (source) Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover (audiobook) ★★★★★ An intense, punch-to-the-gut mixed with a bit of suspense that is sure to conjure up all sorts of visceral feelings including disgust, anger, fear for the author's safety, and relief that it's all over (not a spoiler; ... August Book Reviews

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5 Stars

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