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Books that Came My Way in April and May 2019

First of all, thanks to all of you for understanding my need to step back for a time. Thanks to the publishers, the publicists, and the authors for supporting my decision and giving me the time I needed to focus on other things. My dad is home and is improving more than we dreamed to…
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Books that Came My Way in February 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The basketball season ended a little sooner than we had hoped for our team. But lots of memories were made and we will…
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Children’s Book Review: Books by Iowa Author Terri Nekvinda

PEPPER’S DELIGHTFUL DISCOVERY By: Terri Nekvinda Published: 2016 Fiction   Pepper is a porcupine and in his first book, he is an unhappy porcupine. Pepper is awake in the dark and due to his spines, no one wants to play with him. He is also slow and can’t keep up with the other animals in…
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Books that Came My Way in October 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life.   Marching band and cross country (HS and college) have ended. The musical just finished this last weekend. “Catch Me If You…
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Book Review: 30 Days to Understanding the Bible By Max Anders

30 DAYS TO UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE Unlock the Scriptures in 15 Minutes a Day By: Max Anders Published: October 23, 2018 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Non-Fiction     I feel like I have a pretty good understanding of the Bible. I have taught numerous Bible stories to children over the years and attended Bible Study Fellowship…
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Books that Came My Way in September 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The busy season has begun. We are full on into Cross Country season, both with our senior and with our college son…
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Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Conquering Life by Erica and Jonathan Catherman

THE GIRLS’ GUIDE TO CONQUERING LIFE How to Ace an Interview, Change a Tire, Talk to a Guy and 97 Other Skills You Need to Thrive By: Erica and Jonathan Catherman Published: May 15, 2018 Publisher: Revell Non-Fiction As a parent, I hope that I send our kids off into the world as fully capable adults…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – June Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Children’s Book Review: The World of the Bible By Jill Rubalcaba

THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE Biblical Stories and The Archaeology Behind Them By: Jill Rubalcaba Published: November 7, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction/Religion/Reference Are your children intimidated by reading the Bible, yet you still want them to know the stories and lessons from it? This book tells the important stories from the Bible…
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Children’s Book Review: Questions and Answers for Kids By Scott Bowen

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS FOR KIDS A Three-Year Journal for Kids with Inspirational Bible Verses By: Scott Bowen Published: February 18, 2018 Publisher: Freely Give Co Non-Fiction/Journal If you asked an eight-year-old if they would want to live with their parents after college, I bet you would get a totally different answer looking back ten years…
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