#bookreview: 180 Devotions for the School Year

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Book: Make It Count: 180 Devotions for the School Year Author: Sue Christian Publisher: Abingdon Press ISBN: 978-1-4267-4462-4 Pages/Price: $7.99 Category: Religious/Devotional About 180 Devotions for the School Year Make It Count: 180 Devotions for the School Year provides encouragement for each day of the school year. Each devotion features a short inspirational thought or quotation, as well as a brief passage of Scripture that will help students focus on their daily faith walk and strengthen … [Read more...]

#bookreview: The Donkey’s Easter Tale by Adele Colvin

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Book: The Donkey’s Easter Tale Author: Adele Colvin Illustrator: Peyton Carmichael ISBN: 978-1589805934 Pages/Price: 32/$15.95 Category: Children’s/Picture Books/Religious/Holidays/Easter and Lent   About The Donkey’s Easter Tale On the night of the Holy Nativity, Mary gave birth to Jesus in a manger, surrounded by lowly animals and humble shepherds. One such animal, the donkey, was present at the birth and had the honor and blessing to witness the beginning of what she called the … [Read more...]

#bookreview: Wednesdays were Pretty Normal by Michael Kelley @_MichaelKelley

Book: Wednesdays were Pretty Normal: A Boy, Cancer, And God Author: Michael Kelley ISBN: 978-1433671692 Pages/Price: 264/$14.99 Category: Christian/Non-fiction About Wednesdays were Pretty Normal “Wednesdays were pretty normal,” writes Michael Kelley, looking for a bright spot amidst the chemotherapy routine brought on by his two-year-old son Joshua’s cancer diagnosis. His book of the same name offers much to anyone who’s tired of prescriptive spirituality and would rather … [Read more...]

#bookreview Gabby’s Stick-to-It Day by Sheila Walsh

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Book: Gabby's Stick-to-It Day: A Story About Never Giving Up (Gabby, God's Little Angel) Author: Sheila Walsh Illustrator: Natasha Kuricheva ISBN: 978-1-4003-1805-6 Pages/Price: 32/$14.99 Category: Children’s Fiction/Christian Fiction/Religious Fiction About Gabby’s Stick-to-It-Day Gabby God’s Little Angel Book 1 Sheila Walsh Introduces Second Title in "Gabby" Series Based on Galatians 6:9, this second title in Gabby's series follows little Sophie on her quest to do kind … [Read more...]

FIRST Wild Card Tour: Beauty Will Save the World by Brian Zahnd

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might … [Read more...]

#review: The Barber Who Wanted to Pray

Book: The Barber Who Wanted to Pray Author: R. C. Sproul Illustrator: T. Lively Fluharty Pages/Price: 40; $17.99 ISBN: 978-1433527036 Category: Children’s; Picture Books; Religion About The Barber Who Wanted to Pray   This imaginative tale, based on a true story, begins one evening with Mr. McFarland leading family devotions. When his daughter asks him how she should pray, Mr. McFarland shares a 500-year-old story—a story about a barber and his famous customer. Master Peter is a … [Read more...]