Reviews by Carrie
On 6/3 Carrie wrote: What a fun read for Spring. The setting of this book is Jamesport, MO which I totally loved. This Missouri girl has spent many of my favorite days in this little Amish town. Bess has a hard row to hoe. Her childhood sweetheart and husband was killed in an accident and lost his life on an icy road when ... Great Amish Book!
On 4/27 Carrie wrote: This sweet little Bible is very slim and small to carry along or for traveling. It is really a beautiful coffee table Bible also. It contains two ribbon place markers and has Christ's words written in red. It contains full colorful maps. This would make a wonderful graduation gift for any young lady ... Great Giftgiving Bible
On 3/11 Carrie wrote: Oh-my-stars! This is going to be a keepsake for sure. I have admired the faith and testimony of Billy Graham always. We have been told he is growing weary and tired which makes this all the more special. I am so excited to read this little devotional for children. Billy Graham said, "Every day I turn ... Hope For Your Children For Each Day Of The Year
On 3/11 Carrie wrote: It is a snowy day here on this March day but I am sipping tea and reading this new devotional from Sheila Walsh. I love the devotions. They are short and easy to read but loaded with great wisdom. After each devotion is a section of 5 minutes in the Word with scripture verses relating to the devotion. ... Make Some Quiet Time For Your Soul
On 12/3 Carrie wrote: What a sweet little book. This book features a hard cover to last for years to come. It is so bright and colorful. It starts with the story of Creation and continues with all the highlights of each book of the Bible. It is written in rhymes which are catchy and sure to keep little people interested. ... What A Great Christmas Gift For Children
On 11/3 Carrie wrote: love Christmas~ it is my favorite time of the year. Each year I promise to get ahead of the chaos so I can just enjoy the reason for the season. Are you with me? It is sneaking up on me once again. However~ I do have a plan to keep Christ in Christmas this year with this sweet little devotional. I ... Great Devotional For Christmas
On 10/13 Carrie wrote: Sarah Rothschild shares how her Grandma Sarah gave her a red leather Bible when she was a young girl. She carried it to church each Sunday. She states, "Something deep within me knew that just like the glue on the binding held its pages together, the truth in its pages would somehow hold me together." ... Need A Little Love?
On 10/13 Carrie wrote: What a cute little book for chubby little hands. The story of Jesus' birth is told on bright colorful pages. The book features seek and find pages of items for the young ready to find on the story pages. There are 48 hidden images to find along the way to Bethlehem. It is such a cute idea and is sure ... What A Great Book For Chubby Little Hands
On 11/4 Carrie wrote: I ordered the Goodnight Ark book last year and I loved it. When I saw this book I just has to have it. These books are adorable. The pages are beautiful and glossy~ Jane Chapman is an amazing illustrator. The story is written by Laura Sassi in a rhyming fashion. It brings to life what bedtime in ... Wonderful Children"s Christmas Book~
On 9/14 Carrie wrote: Just in time for the Thanksgiving season~ what a sweet book. Everyone is thankful in this book from the waitress who is thankful for comfortable shoes, the reporter who is thankful for interesting news, children who are thankful for morning story time and the artist who is thankful for color and light. ... Great Children's Book
On 8/25 Carrie wrote: There is something inside of me that gets all excited about Fall. This book is absolutely adorable. It has chunky padded pages for the young reader. The story is a rhyme and the illustration captures the beautiful colors of the season. This is a wonderful way to celebrate all the blessings that God ... Great Way To Celebrate Fall With Little Readers
On 4/28 Carrie wrote: Several years back I had the privilege of hearing Andy Andrews speak and I have never forgotten it. What an amazing man who loves God and has been gifted with so much talent. When I discovered a children's book written by Andy ~I just knew I had to get this book for my grandchildren. Oh my stars~ it ... Great Book About Friendship
On 3/30 Carrie wrote: This devotional is not only beautiful but it is filled with 90 devotions. Each devotion is related to a gardening theme. I don't know about you but being in my garden I feel so very close to my Creator. Each devotion is well written by Merian Drennan. The first devotion is ~ God's Transforming Grace. ... I Love This Devotional~
On 1/25 Carrie wrote: This cute little book was delivered to my mailbox this week. I couldn't wait to break open the box and read it. I have it planned for my little Livie Lou. The book is hardback~ written on high quality glossy paper with beautifully illustrated pictures. The story is just as cute. Bunny sees Spring full ... Perfect Easter Gift
On 1/9 Carrie wrote: I have a fetish with my Bible. When I look for a new Bible I can't part with my old one. I mean I have notes and special dates marked in my Bible. I have moments in time when God spoke to me that is noted in my Bible. My Bible is a spiritual journal so-to-speak to me. So when I had the chance to review ... KJV Note-Takers Bible Review
On 12/2 Carrie wrote: Wow ~ oh~ wow I love this devotional. I have ordered it for my daughter for Christmas. I have always said the key to raising kids is to reach their hearts. All the rules in the world will not give them a real heart for Jesus and having a relationship with him. I pray I have the hearts of each of my ... The Must Have Devotional For 2015
On 9/12 Carrie wrote: It is never to early too start teaching our children the stories in God's Word. This little book is wonderfully illustrated. It is thick and sturdy for little toddler's hands. It contains 10 of our favorite stories: Creation, Noah's Ark, David and Goliath and the birth of of Saviour ~ just to name a ... Great Stocking Stuffer
On 9/4 Carrie wrote: Laura Sassi tells this story we all love to tell to our children in a cleaver kid- like way. She does it set to rhyme. What a cute story. Noah gets all the animals on the ark two by two as we all know from the Biblical account but this story as a little twist. The animals begin to hear the pitter ~ patter ... Great Christmas Gift~
On 6/23 Carrie wrote: I have so enjoyed reading this series from Tricia Goyer. She is a great author. This is the third book in the Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors Series. In this this book Rebecca loves her Amish life and does not want to leave it. The death of her sister has forever changed her life. Her desire to help ... I Just Love A Great Amish Love Story~
On 2/10 Carrie wrote: It has always amazed me that God gives us just what we need just at the right time. I needed to read this book. I recently forgot how to twirl through life. You ever been there? Do you need a good laugh? Do you need encouragement? Do you need your faith energized? Do you need a fresh spin on your life? ... You Just Gotta Read This Book!
On 11/22 Carrie wrote: Wow~ what a great quality book. The pictures are bright and glossy and just down right beautiful. This book is a collection of Country Singers who share their favorite verses and a short testimony how the verse has helped them in their personal lives. It includes the singers from today but also those ... What A Beautiful Book~
On 11/11 Carrie wrote: Oh my stars ~was I ever excited to get this book in the mail. It is the 6th book in this series by Beth Wiseman and I just love her books. She keeps you turning the pages excited to keep reading. This book can stand along by itself ~ and if you are like me~ and have already read the other five books~ ... Great Job Beth!
On 10/22 Carrie wrote: What an adorable book~ this copy is saved for my little Olivia. Mary Engelbreit's dearest wish has always been to illustrate for children. Her new Christmas book is written for young readers~ 4 to 8 years old. The book features bright and beautiful pictures to capture the attention of all ages. The ... Great Gift Idea For The Young Reader
On 10/11 Carrie wrote: I was so excited when this little book came in the mail. I love a good Amish book and I love Christmas. This book was such a fun read. It was inspired by a true story which made it so much better. It is written in the time of World War II . Rose finds out that her life has been a lie ~ she is not really ... It's Beginning To Look Like An Amish Christmas
On 6/14 Carrie wrote: Erin MacPherson's did a wonderful job of taking the new and tossing in some mother advice. She helps with how you feel after you give birth, problems and issues of everything from nursing to colic. But what I love the most is her spiritual encouragement to young moms. In the end it is her goal to raise ... Great Book For Outdated Grandmother's Too~
On 2/19 Carrie wrote: Oh so many times I feel like I have come "unglued" ~ as Lysa calls it. I call it~ "loosing it." This is a great devotional. As women~ we juggle many different roles and feel stress from all the people in our lives pulling us in all different directions. Sometimes we feel like we are coming unglued. This ... A Great Resource For Every Woman~
On 1/23 Carrie wrote: Oh my stars ~there is not a thing better than a good Amish book in January. An Amish Kitchen is a collection of three stories with a common thread running through each story to tie them together. There is nothing better than an Amish kitchen. Well except~ the yummy food prepared there. This book features ... What a fun book!
On 10/15 Carrie wrote: I am so excited about this book. It is a big ~ hard cover ~book. It is really a cookbook but it looks much like a coffee table book as well. It's big beautiful glossy pages just beckon you to sit down and go through it page by page. Which is exactly what I did when the postman delivered it to my door. ... I Love This Book~
On 9/5 Carrie wrote: Laura Stutzman falls in love with the wrong man and it leaves her scarred physically and emotionally. How in the world could she have been so wrong as to believe such lies? She leaves her home in Kentucky to track down Mark King needing to understand why he would betray her and her family. She just ... Great Amish Book~
On 4/27 Carrie wrote: I love Amish Books. This one had a great story and I really enjoyed it. Only I really had a hard time with the guardian angel conversations between the story lines. The angels have a role to play behind the scenes. I kind-of skipped over them. It was still a great book. Rachel and her story were fun ... A Fun Read~
On 3/15 Carrie wrote: It seems like the world is constantly trying to convince us that we need more~ we are always craving for more. Marilyn Meberg is a Psychologist and uses her experience to help us understand our constant craving for more. The part of the book I enjoyed most was when she said we marry either our father~ ... Why Do We Crave More?
On 2/5 Carrie wrote: This book is written by Max Lucado' s daughter~ Jenna. It is written to teen girls to help them keep their faith alive and exciting. While I love the idea of this book ~ I do want to say it starts out with some adult conversation~ such as prostitution and drugs. I recommend parental involvement for ... Great Book For Moms and Daughters To Read Together
On 1/1 Carrie wrote: Is this not the cutest little book? It is hardback and has a cover that closes. When it arrived in the mail I was so excited. It came just in time for the new year and it is going to be my daily devotion book for 2012. Each day brings its own challenges~ endless reasons to worry, stress, feelings of ... Great Way To Start The Year~
On 10/25 Carrie wrote: What a fun book~ so beautifully illustrated. This book is written for young age kids to teach them the principles of handling money. In light of the economy it is a good time to start training our children the importance of Godly finances. This book with its easy to read approach teaches children how ... Great Resource For Children
On 8/25 Carrie wrote: I loved this book from the minute I picked it up as much as I love a good cup of coffee. Nicole first wrote this book about 10 years ago and it has been read by thousands of woman who need a call to waken their souls. It has been revised and updated~ and is as inviting as the front cover. It has added ... Good to the last drop!
On 8/5 Carrie wrote: Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it because in the last analysis all moments are key moments and life itself is grace.- Buechner Do ... A Great Book About Grace~
On 6/28 Carrie wrote: I love the simple life the Amish live~ I really enjoyed this book! The Amish use it up and wear it out~ they make do with what they have and are thankful people. Lorilee's humor as she studies the simple ways of the Amish keeps you entertained as you swallow the pill that we Americans are out of control ... Money Secrets of The Amish
On 3/24 Carrie wrote: Plain Proposal is the third book in the Daughters of Promise Series. I have to tell you I loved all four books but you don't have to read all the other books in order to enjoy this book. Miriam has been in love with Saul ever since she could remember~ she had decided as a very young girl that she would ... Great Amish Book~
On 2/25 Carrie wrote: God's Promises Devotional Journal: 365 Days of Experiencing the Lord's Blessings By: Jack Countryman Product Description~ Providing inspiration and encouragement for an entire year, this devotional offers meditations and messages from more than 20 leading Christian authors---including Max Lucado, ... My Thoughts~
On 2/11 Carrie wrote: An Amish Love arrived in my mailbox and I could not wait to read it. Once I started there was no putting it down. I finished it in two days. It is such a fun book to read~I loved it! It contains three short novels written by three wonderful writers~ Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller and Kelly Long. Each ... AN Amish Love Book Review~
On 1/5 Carrie wrote: Even if you and I don't get our words right, if our hearts are right, God hears them. -Beth Moore I was so excited to get this book of devotions. It contains a devotion for each day of the year~what a great time to start such a book. Beth Moore created this book~ yet it is written by hundreds of different ... Great Devotional
On 9/29 Carrie wrote: It was really nice watching a good movie with Christian values and views~based on a true story. The Way Home's main character is played by Dean Cain (Superman). Dean Cane stars as Randy Simpkins who is a father torn between his job and his family. He and his wife Christal decide to take a much needed ... A Great Christian Movie~
On 9/14 Carrie wrote: ~What are you doing right now to live past your life? Are the things you are doing every day going to go on making a difference when you are gone? Are you making a difference for eternity? Wow~ Max Lucado has you thinking real deep with his soul searching questions in his new book~ Outlive Your Life. ... Do You Want To Outlive Your Life?
On 8/30 Carrie wrote: I was thrilled to review this book. Max Lucado is a talented writer for sure. This book is about a little girl who can use her two hands to serve God and show love to others. It is written for small children and a great book for your learning to read student. The words are simple and easy for a beginner. ... A Great Kid's Book~ by Max
On 8/17 Carrie wrote: I was so excited to get this wonderful book from Thomas Nelson to review. What a cute book this is~I would say it is more a book of songs rather than a book of prayers. I like that better. The book comes with 2 CDs of kid songs. I love the music ~some I remember from when I was small. It would be great ... A Wonderful Book For Kids
On 7/10 Carrie wrote: Next to spending the day with my Missouri Amish neighbors~my favorite thing is to enjoy a good Amish book. I just love~love~love the Amish! This book was written by a new author named Kelly Long. It was wonderful. Today I visited my Amish neighbors and I admired their beautiful gardens. I believe they ... Sarah's Garden~
On 6/12 Carrie wrote: Oh~ if only children could learn early that God is in control and He loves us so much that we can trust Him. We can trust Him in the good times and even the times when the sky is falling. We are fearfully and wonderfully made and He has a plan for our lives. Max Lucado's new Hermie and Friends series ... Who Is In Charge Anyway?
On 5/24 Carrie wrote: A Summer Secret was written about a young girl named Mary Beth who has a twin bother and five younger brothers to add to the mix. As most older sisters, she has her fair share of responsibilities, chores and babysitting. It seems like a huge burden to carry but with finances a problem, everyone in ... A Summer Secret~An Amish Book Review
On 5/8 Carrie wrote: Get ready to take a wonderful journey into the second half of your life~REALLY! ll the sudden we wake up in the second half of our life wondering how in the world we went from a carefree girl to a middle age woman. Sometimes we get overwhelmed and lose sight of what God wants from us in the second half. ... Embracing Your Second Calling
On 4/25 Carrie wrote: I remember many afternoons watching The Facts Of Life when I was a girl. If you grew up in the 70's I know you will remember Blair. Blair was the pretty and rich girl who lived with Tootie, Natalie, Jo and Mrs Garrett while she attended Eastland Academy. It was one of my favorite shows. Blair had ... Friendships For Grown-Ups Book Review
On 3/31 Carrie wrote: Upon receiving this book I was drawn in by the words~ "From Mental Welfare to Mental Health." What a wonderful way of explaining just how far Lucille O'Neal has come in her journey.Lucille O'Neal shares her struggles as an unwed~teenage mom. The mother of the famous basketball player~Shaquille O'Neal ... "Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go" ~Book Review
On 2/5 Carrie wrote: I have to admit, I have a love affair with the Amish. I have visited every Amish Community that I can find in the States. My favorite trip included sharing a meal in an Amish home in Indiana. My favorite thing to do to unwind is read a good Amish book. It seems in the past years every Author has joined ... Plain Pursuit~An Amish Book Review