Get Out of Your Head by Jennie Allen (review)

Spiralling, toxic thought patterns and the skills to subvert them, relying on God's promises and His love is the subject of Jennie Allen's Get Out of Your Head. Sharing stories and strategies, personal experience and biblical affirmations, she helps lay a groundwork for taking control of negative thoughts. Reading and discussing this book with a … Continue reading Get Out of Your Head by Jennie Allen (review)

Unvarnished: Autobiographical Sketches by Emily Carr (review)

A collection of original documents from the Royal B.C. Museum, Unvarnished by Emily Carr consists of an introduction, including some of her poetry and "funny book" pages, followed by text and sketches from her journals principally from the 1930's, and various stories. The introduction kindly warns that the journal entries are presented with the spelling … Continue reading Unvarnished: Autobiographical Sketches by Emily Carr (review)

Book Excerpt + Giveaway: the Carved in Ebony Blog Blitz

Welcome to the Blog Blitz for Carved in Ebony by Jasmine L. Holmes, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Carved in EbonyAuthor: Jasmine L. HolmesPublisher: Bethany House PublishersRelease Date: November 2, 2021Genre: Christian History / Biography Through the lives of Elizabeth Freeman, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Amanda Berry Smith, Mamie Till, and others, … Continue reading Book Excerpt + Giveaway: the Carved in Ebony Blog Blitz

Excerpt + Giveaway: They Turned the World Upside Down by Charles Martin

Welcome to the Blog Tour for They Turned the World Upside Down by Charles Martin, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: They Turned the World Upside Down Author: Charles Martin Publisher: Thomas Nelson Release Date: January 5, 2021 Genre: Christian Life/Spiritual Growth In the aftermath of Jesus’ resurrection, the testimonies of those … Continue reading Excerpt + Giveaway: They Turned the World Upside Down by Charles Martin

Special Feature: How Do You Kill 11 Million People by Andy Andrews with video + giveaway link

Welcome to the Blog Tour for How Do You Kill 11 Million People? by Andy Andrews, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: How Do You Kill 11 Million People?: Why the Truth Matters More Than You Think Author: Andy Andrews Publisher: Thomas Nelson Release Date: March 17, 2020 Genre: Motivational/Inspirational Political Science … Continue reading Special Feature: How Do You Kill 11 Million People by Andy Andrews with video + giveaway link

Cuddly Crochet Critters by Megan Breiner (review)

With 26 patterns to choose from, there is sure to be an animal that will delight the crocheter (or the recipient of the crocheter's work) in Megan Breiner's Cuddly Crochet Critters.  The instructions are easily understood and while similar to amigurumi, though much larger, the shaping of the basic body (and, at least for the bear, the … Continue reading Cuddly Crochet Critters by Megan Breiner (review)

A Child’s First Bible: Psalms for Little Hearts by Dandie Daley Mackall, illustrations by Cee Biscoe

Psalms for Little Hearts is a lovely little book suitable for reading aloud at bedtime or any time of day.  Each of the 25 psalms transformed into verse suitable for young children  are focused on a specific topical message, beginning with Psalm 4 "God Smiles at Me: A Psalm for When You Need Comfort."  Some of … Continue reading A Child’s First Bible: Psalms for Little Hearts by Dandie Daley Mackall, illustrations by Cee Biscoe

Connoisseur Kids by Jennifer L. Scott (review)

Jennifer L. Scott's messages of poise and etiquette aimed at adults appeal to me, so I was quite curious to see her approach to helping children to gain these qualities that are increasingly less common place in today's world. Reading this guide for parents and their children brought back memories of childhood lessons and I found … Continue reading Connoisseur Kids by Jennifer L. Scott (review)

Eat, Live, Thrive Diet: A Lifestyle Plan to Rev Up Your Midlife Metabolism by Danna Demetre and Robyn Thomson

From the well-known health and lifestyle coaches of the widely popular website Lean Healthy Ageless (formerly Ageless Woman Living) comes a practical, science-based diet book that unravels the mystery of why women gain weight as they age and includes a sustainable plan to permanently lose the pounds and inches. Eat, Live, Thrive Diet shows women … Continue reading Eat, Live, Thrive Diet: A Lifestyle Plan to Rev Up Your Midlife Metabolism by Danna Demetre and Robyn Thomson