Christmas

Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Book Spotlight: Seven Days of Us By Francesca Hornak

  Available today in paperback is the book everyone will be talking about this holiday season. SEVEN DAYS OF US is the perfect read to appreciate your holiday craziness and that maybe you don’t have it so bad! It’s Christmas, and the Birch family is gathering for the first time in years. Emma is elated…
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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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Joyful News for Today

“DON’T BE AFRAID!” HE SAID. “I’LL BRING YOU THE MOST JOYFUL NEWS  EVER ANNOUNCED, AND IT IS FOR EVERYONE!  THE SAVIOR – YES, THE MESSIAH, THE LORD –  HAS BEEN BORN TONIGHT IN BETHLEHEM!” Luke 2:10, 11 TLB May you find time to reflect and rejoice in the birth of our Savior.  May you spend time thinking…
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Children’s Book Reviews: Weird But True! Christmas By National Geographic Kids

WEIRD BUT TRUE! CHRISTMAS 300 Festive FActs to Light Up the Holidays Publisher: National Geographic Kids Published: September 12, 2017 Non-Fiction Click HERE and purchase this book for your child’s stocking! It’s the perfect size for stockings and will keep your child reading during your holiday break which your child’s teacher will love! These WEIRD…
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Children’s Book Review: Ronaldo The Reindeer Flying Academy By Maxine Sylvester

RONALDO The Reindeer Flying Academy By: Maxine Sylvester Published: December 16, 2015 Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Fiction/Juvenile Fiction Get your kids in the Christmas spirit by reading this fresh take on the reindeer getting ready for the season at the North Pole. Ronaldo just wants to join the flying reindeer and has been training for…
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On this day….

And suddenly  there was with the angel  a multitude of the heavenly host  praising God, and saying,  Glory to God in the highest,  and on earth peace,  good will toward men. Luke 2:13-14 KJV May you be able to enjoy time with those whom you love today.  May there be joy and laughter during your celebrations. …
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#BringHappyHome with Jessie Steele and a Recipe

I absolutely love to bake, but it seems I never get to do it as much as I want because I don’t have the time. Holiday baking is my favorite because I love taking some of our favorite treats to all our family gatherings. This weekend I hosted the high school Madrigal singers after one…
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Children’s Book Reviews: How the Grandmas and Grandpas Saved Christmas Book II and Book III By Richard J. Gausselin

HOW THE GRANDMAS AND GRANDPAS SAVED CHRISTMAS AGAIN Book II By: Richard J. Gausselin Published: November 14, 2015 Publisher: Outskirts Press Fiction Santa has returned to the North Pole after another successful Christmas Eve trip around the world delivering gifts to all the boys and girls. He couldn’t have done it all without the help…
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Children’s Book Review: Pee Wee the Christmas Tree By George Wells

PEE WEE  THE CHRISTMAS TREE By: George Wells Illustrated by: Denis Proulx Published: July 5, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction  I’m participating in the blog tour for PEE WEE THE CHRISTMAS TREE with several other bloggers through Authoright.com. Be sure to visit the other stops on the tour for reviews and posts about PEE…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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